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Mexican Riviera Norwegian Jewel Mexican Riviera Cruise Reviews

4.0 / 5.0
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2308 reviews
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Actually feeling a piece of glacier in museum
mendahal glacier on an excursion

bus driver waqs a singing cowboy who kept us entertained the entire trip
monkey fold from vent, perfect fit for my husbands heal=d
ship fun drinks in hannigans????
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Last minute getaway
"We found there are 2 MDR on this ship- The Azura & Tsar's Palace- having looked at some photos on line I thought the Azura would be more of what we would like- boy was I wrong- we ate there only once- the first night- what a fiasco- the noise in the restaurant was nothing short of deafening- we had to yell to speak to one another even though we were at a tiny table for 2- wait staff must have been overwhelmed, orders wrong, hubby's main course came 15 minutes before mine (I had pasta) and we never got the coffee we ordered....Shows were OK- they had an acrobatic couple that was great as well as a Philippino band that played on the main stage as well as one of the bars that was excellent, comedian not so much- started the show off good then downhill pretty fast...."Read More
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Last minute getaway

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mcduffy1
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We have done the Mexican Rivera many times, we live in AZ now so just drive over to San Diego and jump on a ship :). We have cruised many times on NCL so kind of knew the vibe just hadn't been on this one. As we had booked only 3 days before boarding we didn't have much of a choice in staterooms- ended up in an inside one- but had an amazing steward named Mark who helped keep us tidy. Bed was ...
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Sail Date: January 2023

Cabin Type: Inside


Family Christmas Disaster - We will NEVER cruise with Norwegian again!!

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TanyaMcC
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

My sister and I have travelled on numerous cruises together and this was our first time trying Norwegian. We are comparing our experience on Norwegian with our experiences on multiple Carnival cruises as well as with Holland America. We are in our late 40s. We decided to take a family Christmas cruise with our parents (who are in their 70s), and my 2 teenage children to celebrate several ...
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Sail Date: December 2022

Traveled with children


Haven upgrade was well worth it!

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MONYMONY68
10+ Cruises • Age 20s

NCL sent us an email before the cruise and offered us a chance to bid on an upgrade. I figured why not and bid on a Haven 2 bedroom villa, even though there was only 2 of us traveling. Any woman would love to have the master bathroom to herself! We got the upgrade! Haven was everything you thought it would be. If you have the opportunity, go for it. Only 2 complaints. The Jewel’s Haven is ...
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Sail Date: April 2022


My First Norwegian Cruise

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Sun Lover 48
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

Norwegian's " freestyle" cruising is in our opinion the best way to enjoy the Mexican Riviera. You don't have to plan your time around structured dining times. Eat when you want, where you want and enjoy their non formal atmosphere. The food was mostly great with a few " hit and misses". The bartenders for the most part were really fun and made the trip even more enjoyable. Service through out ...
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Sail Date: April 2017

Cabin Type: Penthouse with Large Balcony


NCL Virgin

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arizonaperson
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

NCL Jewel-April 23-30, 2017 Sunday to Sunday itinerary (San Pedro, CA-Sea day-Sea day-Puerto Vallarta-Mazatlan- Cabo-Sea day) This was my first NCL cruise. Flew into LAX on day of cruise a Sunday. 30 min. after landing via Lyft we were in line to start the cruise. (11:40am) Showed boarding pass and passport at 11:45am, done with security at 11:50am in Casino at Sea (CAS) line 11:55am. ...
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Sail Date: April 2017

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


First cruise

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kab66
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

Background information This was my first cruise and spent hours reading and agonizing my choice I booked then found web site after web site reviews. I will say one thing don't go on a review alone as you can be on the same ship as another and have a completely different time Ship information Norwegian Jewel April, 23 Mexican Riviera Activities We had the best time went ...
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Sail Date: April 2017

Cabin Type: Oceanview Porthole Window


Happy Birthday, Granddaughter's First Cruise

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sunlover1060
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We booked this cruise way in advance to celebrate our granddaughters (GD) 11th birthday. We flew to LAX on the morning of embarkation as we are only a two hour flight away. From LAX we boarded the NCL transfer bus and within 30 minutes of landing we were on our way the port. This was her first time on an airplane, seeing the ocean and first cruise and she was super excited. When we pulled ...
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Sail Date: April 2017

Cabin Type: Aft-Facing Balcony


Mexican Cruise was a Jewel

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Jeep_Rick
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

This was our third cruise, We have been choosing different cruise lines to compare whiich is best for us. The Royal Carib and Princess were first. We rated this vacation as 5/5. We liked the ship, the food, the people, the room, the bathroom, the balcony, and the entertainment. The buffet was always delicious and the formal dinners were fantastic. No reservations were ever needed. We boarded in ...
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Sail Date: April 2017

Cabin Type: Balcony


Nice ship but too much hustling

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Carts
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

Having traveled on Celebrity Cruises for our first cruise last September, we thought we'd try Norwegian. Our expectations were only partially met and the shore excursion to Puerta Vallarta was a scam. We had a balcony and while there was enough space for the suitcases to go underneath the bed, the room it was tight but very liveable. The room attendants were pleasant and always in good spirits. ...
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Sail Date: April 2017

Cabin Type: Balcony


NCL Mexican Riviera Cruise

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CorazonSarne
2-5 Cruises • Age 80s

Our dining experiences were all good and satisfactory from breakfast to dinner. We tried different restaurants and they were all excellent in food and services. All the waiters and attendants gave excellent services including our stateroom person. The shows and entertainment were great. The gym has modern equipment that I was able to use and enjoyed. We enjoyed playing in the casino ...
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Sail Date: April 2017

Cabin Type: Inside


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