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Norwegian Jewel
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57 Mediterranean Norwegian Jewel Mediterranean Cruise Reviews


JKoozer avatar

JKoozer

1 Review Written

Mediterranean Cruise

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We chose the NCL Mediterranean Cruise because we like to get the most for our money. We traveled during the shoulder season when it is a little cooler, and the prices are cheaper. The up-side is you have fewer ...
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Sail Date February 2015


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ozirules

2 Reviews Written

48 Helpful Votes

Never Again

having sailed with NCL before on a Hawaii cruise I was keen to do a back to back Med cruise with them. I have cruised around 20 times with Princess, P and O, Holland America, Saga, Thompson, My Cruises etc. and I ...
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Sail Date March 2015


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skido100

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

We had a great time, even with our 2 year old

We were very please with our cruise on the Norwegian Jewel. We traveled with our parents, another couple and most importantly our two year old. I was very please that the ship was a younger crowd and one that would ...
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Sail Date September 2008


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cortcase

10 Reviews Written

46 Helpful Votes

A memorable 10 days on the beautiful Jewel

My goal this time around is to keep this short and sweet — or at least shorter than most of my previous reviews. :) I don't believe reviews that are all glowing or all scathing, so you'll find a mix here. The ...
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Sail Date February 2011


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discoverer57

2 Reviews Written

A jewel of a cruise!

Norwegian Jewel, Feb 21-28 2009. My ninth cruise, third with NCL. It took something like 15-20 minutes from the time we took our luggage out of the car at the Miami Cruise Terminal until we got to our stateroom. ...
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Sail Date February 2010


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Windbag the Sailor

1 Review Written

Baltic Capitals on the Norwegian Jewel

Baltic Capitals on the Norwegian Jewel: 4 July 2008 Ahoy. This is my first review and only my second cruise, so I only have RCCL to compare it with. On that cruise, I was struck by the number of complaints in the ...
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Sail Date July 2008


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JennCandi

6 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Norwegian Jewel - Western Mediterranean

My husband and I just returned from our first Mediterranean cruise on NCL Jewel. This was our second cruise with NCL and it was fabulous. Embarkation - We arrived early on Sunday morning into Barcelona and took a ...
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Sail Date June 2006


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myusernamehasgone

1 Review Written

Norwegian Jewel - Western Mediterranean

Norwegian Jewel We have just got back from a 2 week back to back cruise on the Norweigian Jewel and just wanted to let you know how much we enjoyed it. Embarkation This was so easy. We flew into Barcelona ...
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Sail Date August 2006


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Ed

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Norwegian Jewel - Western Mediterranean

Norwegian Cruise Line European Cruise, RCL Jewel- Barcelona to Barcelona - 8/13/06 - 8/21/06 Overview - wonderful trip, 5 ½ stars, highly recommend Weather was beautiful during the entire trip: High 84, low 60, ...
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Sail Date August 2006


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Haddock

1 Review Written

Norwegian Jewel - Western Mediterranean

This was our first experience on cruising and we just loved it. The ship was great and the "freestyle" is definitely our type. Not having to follow strict schedules and dress codes during vacation is very important ...
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Sail Date August 2007


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cruisedoc100

1 Review Written

Norwegian Jewel - Eastern Mediterranean

Let me begin by noting that we first wanted a Silversea cruise that we were not able to make due to not being able to get seats on the right date. With that NCL was the only cruise line in the eastern med that had ...
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Sail Date August 2007


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bandit0000

1 Review Written

Norwegian Jewel - Western Mediterranean

A little background information; This was our 15th. cruise, 5th with NCL, 3rd on the Jewel. I sailed with my partner & we are in our 30's, from the UK. We flew in on the day of the cruise as it was only a 2hr ...
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Sail Date August 2007


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boba81

1 Review Written

Norwegian Jewel - Eastern Mediterranean

We just returned from an Eastern Mediterranean Cruise on the Norwegian Jewel and loved it. Our flight from Boston was smooth and there were no hitches as far as luggage was concerned. Embarkation was fairly easy ...
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Sail Date September 2007


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neicie

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Norwegian Jewel - Eastern Mediterranean

My husband and I thought the Jewel was a beautiful ship, though the same size as its sister ship the Dawn, it did seem smaller and not quite as luxurious. It was lovely none the less and we found the facilities ...
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Sail Date May 2007


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Tagoladad

2 Reviews Written

Norwegian Jewel - Western Mediterranean

NCL Jewel Review 7/16/06 Sailing Before I begin my review of our trip to Europe aboard the NCL Jewel, I want to thank everyone on this board for all of their help. We were able to get so much more enjoyment from our ...
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Sail Date July 2006


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vicki

4 Reviews Written

Norwegian Jewel - Western Mediterranean

I recently returned from a 7-day cruise of the Western Med aboard the NORWEGIAN JEWEL. We were a party of 9 passengers occupying 3 staterooms on Deck 10. The JEWEL is a beautiful ship with an accommodating staff ...
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Sail Date July 2006


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Jhlewis10

1 Review Written

Norwegian Jewel - Western Mediterranean

First of all this is my first cruise, so I have nothing to compare to. I do travel a lot, and eat in good restaurants. Embarking, was smooth and easy. Our cabin 8109 was larger than I expected. It was a handicap ...
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Sail Date July 2006


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Bob7

8 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

Norwegian Jewel - Western Mediterranean

NCL Jewel Review Western Med, July 16, 2006 INTRODUCTION AND EMBARKATION This was our 12th cruise, the third on NCL. It departed from Barcelona and went to Messina Sicily, Naples, Rome, Livorno/Florence, and ...
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Sail Date July 2006


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Maddy122

1 Review Written

Norwegian Jewel - Eastern Mediterranean

I tried to keep this short but there is so much to rave about! Travel Day We opted for the NCL air and a pre-cruise stay in Barcelona. The flight on Lufthansa was uneventful although it was touch and go until ...
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Sail Date July 2006


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neilrr

21 Reviews Written

45 Helpful Votes

Norwegian Jewel - Western Mediterranean

My partner and I are cruisers as we live in S. Florida. This was our 10th cruise and our first on Norwegian - The Jewel. The flight from Miami was good but upon arrival to Madrid (to connect to Barcelona) the ...
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Sail Date July 2006


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mmt

1 Review Written

Norwegian Jewel - Western Mediterranean

Best advise I can give to anyone planning their first or umpteenth cruise is to research, research, research. I feel it has helped tremendously on having a better experience for any trip to any novice or frequent ...
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Sail Date August 2007


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BearMdCruiser

1 Review Written

Norwegian Jewel - Western Mediterranean

First, let me start by saying that you should not fly Iberia to get to Barcelona. I flew from Dulles/Madrid/Barcelona, and I am still waiting for my luggage 72 hours later; unfortunately, I found out to my dismay, ...
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Sail Date August 2007


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*twinkle*

4 Reviews Written

Norwegian Jewel - Western Mediterranean

OK, so here is my review of the beautiful Norwegian Jewel. Cruised 22nd July 2007. We flew with British Airways, and arrived at Terminal A. Unfortunately, our luggage was on the carousel in Terminal B, so we had ...
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Sail Date July 2007


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captainron

7 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Norwegian Jewel - Western Mediterranean

BACKGROUND: This is my 4th review for Cruise Critic, having reviewed Norwegian Star, Diamond Princess, and Carnival Glory. This was our 8th cruise together for my dear wife and I. My former cruise experience was as ...
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Sail Date June 2006


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lustgartenr

1 Review Written

Norwegian Jewel - Eastern Mediterranean

I am attorney 32 and my boyfriend, also 32, is in public relations. This was my 7th cruise, his 4th cruise. Previously, we have sailed princess, royal caribbean and Carnival. This was both our first time cruising ...
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Sail Date September 2006


Norwegian Jewel Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins3.04.1
Dining4.03.7
Entertainment4.04
Public Rooms4.04.2
Fitness Recreation4.03.9
Family4.03.9
Enrichment1.03.4
Service3.04.1
Value For Money4.03.8
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