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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

15 Norwegian Jewel Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews


Maeshel avatar

Maeshel

4 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Jewel A big disappointment.

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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


GORKOO avatar

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


dcencula avatar

dcencula

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Upsell Upsell Upsell!

If you want to relax and get away from your regular life...don't cruise Norwegian! From the moment you board the ship you are up-sold constantly. We bought the beverage package yet coffee and water were not ...
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Sail Date June 2018


Flipper2005 avatar

Flipper2005

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Last cruise for a long time!

Like most people Alaska cruise is on your bucket list. We have been on 4 cruises with RC, the first 2 were good, then they got progressively worse. Good friends are NCL regulars so we went with them this time. The ...
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Sail Date June 2018


ksucat66 avatar

ksucat66

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

No phone, no food, some pets

A cruise to Alaska was on our bucket list. We celebrated our 42nd wedding anniversary. Scenery was FANTASTIC. Our best excursion was a catamaran to Dawes Glacier by Allen Marine - a priceless experience. The ...
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Sail Date May 2018


generichandle avatar

generichandle

1 Review Written

Vulcanology lecture in Russia was exceptional; scientist with very dry wit.

We certainly enjoyed the food in 'Le Bistro'. The trivia was very good. The itenery was why we chose to take our 1st Norwegian cruise. So much for the good. We bought an outside cabin, with an unobstructed ...
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Sail Date May 2018


jim hed avatar

jim hed

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Below expectations

seemed a good price for what was offered, 4 of us booked together for the south east asia cruise, asking for cabins at least on the same deck as we have always had on previous events cruises with ncl, royal ...
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Sail Date March 2018


oldie2go2 avatar

oldie2go2

4 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Don't do it!

Last minute booking complete with drinks package for a short trip to Tasmania. No problem with the ship except the smell of smoke in some areas such as the card room and library. The problems concerned the bad ...
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Sail Date November 2017


gwaters avatar

gwaters

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Never but cruise insurance

Alaska destination offered online. Was talked into buying insurance. Had a small medical problem. They charged huge amount of money for consult and 10 pills. They said they did not know how to get our money back. ...
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Sail Date September 2017


jeannemac avatar

jeannemac

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

Very Disappointing!

I will start with the good, which isn't a whole lot. Good cabin steward and the ships show band was excellent. Now for the bad! Was greeted by a plumbing problem being worked on a couple of doors down from ...
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Sail Date June 2017


Srewob57 avatar

Srewob57

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

Walmart of cruise ships

People we were traveling with already had their reservation so had no choice The ship was very clean and the service, for the most part, was excellent. Food was awful. Cold food was room temp, hot food was ...
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Sail Date June 2017


presporak avatar

presporak

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Surprise

Partly because of price but not significance difference. Organization of boarding procedure in Miami - extremely poor - substandard. Service and employees - very good. Excursion vere very poorly organized ...
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Sail Date January 2017


taylorest avatar

taylorest

2 Reviews Written

mediocre at best

My partner and I are active seniors who have cruised on Royal Caribbean, Carnival, Holland America, Celebrity, Costa and Dolphin about 25-30 times. This was my 2nd time on NCL, the 1st was back in the early 1980's. ...
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Sail Date March 2011


fortyniner1340 avatar

fortyniner1340

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Norwegian Jewel... a disappointing experience

Our cruise to Canada and New England aboard Norwegian Jewel was below our expectations. We had cruised on Norwegian previously to Mexico and had a good experience once we adjusted to "free-styling". We are ...
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Sail Date September 2010


vladcruise avatar

vladcruise

1 Review Written

Expensive for what it offers, sometimes too crowded.

Was the first time we cruised with Norwegian and very likely the last. The cruise line policy includes many extra charges that make the value for the money poor. It starts with drinking water (!), the cruise ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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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