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Norwegian Jewel Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews

Norwegian (NCL)
Norwegian Jewel
Destination
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

80

Very Good

64

Average

30

Poor

15

Terrible

7

Cruise type

Family Cruises

587

Senior Cruises

197

Romantic Cruises

183

First-Time Cruisers

141

Repositioning Cruises

87

197 Norwegian Jewel Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews


1556Belvedere avatar

1556Belvedere

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

" Fantastic Voyage "

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I chose this Cruise along with my fellow friends. ( Choir and Ukelele Groups. ) I was able to utilize my Scooter on-board and that allowed myself to enjoy every adventure and opportunity offered. I had a ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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EarthaLouise

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

A M A Z I N G !

I was a bit worried about a "cold weather" cruise because I'd never experienced one. Surprise! The weather did not in any way interfere with our great time and wonderful experiences. We saw the Northern Lights!!! ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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GailRopp

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Awesome

Beautiful ship, well appointed. All bars had awesome staff, especially Magnums and O’Shanahons . Specialty restaurants that we picked had wonderful food. We didn’t buy and shore excursions, (too $$$$) but, ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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deatmark

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Beautiful Sights, Erratic Service

Chose this cruise to celebrate our 35th Anniversary and my wife's retirement. Inside Passage itinerary was on wife's bucket list. I Chose NCL because we had our honeymoon cruise with them in the Caribbean. I chose ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Biscoco

2 Reviews Written

Destination Great - Issues need attention

Alaska is always a great destination, even when it was cold and rainy. But my concern is that the food on NCL seems to have gone downhill rapidly since our last cruise on the Jade last September. It was bland. ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Maeshel

4 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Jewel A big disappointment.

We chose this cruise as a family cruise. My self, wife , son, 2 grandkids and my 92 tear old mother. Cabin: Our cabin was 9545 and is the worst cabin by far that I have had on any cruise. Your could here the ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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lee8553

3 Reviews Written

40 Helpful Votes

Not a great start, but it all came good.

This cruise was on my bucket list, with Panama canal, & a friend was interested enough to come with me. We arrived in Vancouver the evening before embarkation & overnighted in an airport hotel, as it was Canada ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Murdawg

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Cruise

We chose the Jewel to Alaska for several reasons. Entertainment, good food, Alaskan ports to visit, and the NCL family. Entertainment on the ship is always available. Our favorite venue is the Stardust ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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NSnJW

4 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Loved the Jewel

I did a B2B 6/17 to 7/1/19 because it was cheaper than one week if you consider how much more it was for the one way airfare to Vancouver and from Seward over the roundtrip to Vancouver. I don't know how much ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Coprolite

5 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

An Awesome Alaskan Adventure

Alaska was on our "bucket list" so we started out with a 6 day NCL Land Tour from Fairbanks, ending in Seward. That trip alone was well worth it...but on to the cruise! Embarkation from Seward was a piece of ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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tdwieman

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Excellent First Cruise!

We went on this first cruise for our 30th anniversary. I chose this Norwegian cruise after reviewing choices from our travel agent. I based my choice on the itinerary of the trip, online reviews (including Cruise ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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briantelly14

3 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

A very good experience

This was our second NCL cruise and found the experience excellent. Embankment was fine although in Sydney it takes a little while to clear customs. The ship had been recently refurbished and was like new. ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Fuseman

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Very good Itinerary

My wife and I chose this cruise because of the itinerary and the add on pre cruise tour of Cambodia. Embarkation was smooth and efficient. Once onboard we were told an announcement would be broadcast when our ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Autummoon

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Poor execution and lack of information and execution!

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary although we had been to all of the countries that were on the itinerary as recent as on a river cruise in 2017 to Viet Nam and Cambodia. The embarkation took 2 1/2 hours ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Alsmith99

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

NCL don’t quite get everything right

This was a couples cruise to Asia covering Singapore (2 nights Pre-cruise) Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam & Hong Kong (2 nights post cruise) as part of celebrating my retirement Positives include quality of the ship ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Bali lou

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Worst cruise ever

Cabin Type: Balcony Day two into our holiday cruise i received a rather rude letter in my stateroom, a courtesy phone call would have been nicer, stating that my credit card was stopped and i had my ship card ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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kmariek

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Wonderful

I chose this cruise because of the private watercolor class which was offered to me on full cruising days through Art in the Mountains. Because of that class, I was busy on all of the cruising days. We came early ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Joshgrobanfan

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Nice remodel, friendly crew

Traveling with a disabled person, was concerned that it would be a nightmare but was very happy with the attention given that made sure our trip was comfortable. Every issue and concern was resolved immediately. ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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baka01

1 Review Written

Need to look at their selections of food

I decided I would like to take a Christmas/New Year cruise to relax for awhile. Our first couple of days were not too bad as we found our way around and studied the dining facilities etc. On our third day we arrived ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Playboy2you2005

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Amazing cruise line and passengers with excellent learning opportunities

Ship is just renovated cabin with larger shower area. Cabin is always clean! Thanks to our cabin service. Always love flexibility diner restaurants timing with so excellent services they gave to us. Entertaining ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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GORKOO

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Not up to scratch

1. Food not great although we did enjoy some of the food in Tsar main dining room. 2 Chin Chin chinese not as good than that from our local chinese. 3 Ship late in two ports. In Kuala Lumpur, we departed at ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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lorettak88

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Ship was not ready

Lots of issues This is the worst experience we had with NCL. A/C not working, hot water & cold change during shower, shower door jam would not close, problem with ship engine, not getting to port on schedule and ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Bettona

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Mostly excellent cruise

My husband and I, an elderly couple, took the Norwegian Jewel Alaska cruise August 13-20, departing from Seward and arriving in Vancouver, B.C. ; this was our fourth cruise with Norwegian and first on the Jewel. ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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patzlotnik

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Alaska Dreaming

We chose this cruise ship because it was casual and required not set seating times to dine.We did not want to dress up and wanted the flexibility to eat when and where we wanted to. The specialty restaurants were ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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sidlang 2006

1 Review Written

Superior treatment

Friends recommended Norwegian and the Jewel cruises to Alaska from VanCouver. This was our first cruise in over 35 years my have things improved! We were in a penthouse suite 9000 in the very front of the ship. ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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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