Southern Caribbean Norwegian Jewel Southern Caribbean Cruise Reviews

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Nice common areas on deck - appreciated the stage area in a central spot that was consistent with music and entertainment throughout sea days and in the afternoons as cruisers were returning to the ship.
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Sea day.....be warned the idiotic chair hogs are allowed to reserve from 7am.
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Not to be missed show with finale
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Excellent service, great itinerary

Review for a Panama Canal & Central America Cruise on Norwegian Jewel

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carol1064
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We chose this cruise because we could do the Panama Canal in 8 days, rather than 10 or 14 days. The Jewel is a nice ship, a little dated, but the service on the ship was far better than expected. Our room was always clean. Cindy and Ronald in the Palace dining room went above and beyond to provide excellent service. The entertainment was outstanding with comedy magic and Stephanie Pope and ...
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Sail Date: March 2023

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Mini-Suite with Balcony


Our bucket list cruise through the Panama Canal

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Bullies3
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

My wife and I finally were able to complete our long awaited Panama Canal cruise which had been postponed twice due to covid. We typically cruise NCL (me - Sapphire, wife - Platinum) and love the Jewel class ships. After staying two nights in the Panama Hilton (wonderful!) on the NCL pre-cruise package we were off to meet the ship in Colon. We opted out of NCL's transportation as my wife ...
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Sail Date: March 2023

Cabin Type: Owner's Suite with Large Balcony


Once in a lifetime cruise through the Panama Canal

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JennKach
10+ Cruises • Age 20s

On this cruise it was me (56), my husband (60), and a group of 8 others. We met two of them on a cruise last year, and they invited us to join them and their family members on this one. This was cruise #16 for us with 8 on NCL, our first as Platinum. We originally booked OV and did some price drops and used points to upgrade to balcony deck 8. Our cruise was the Feb 22 Jewel 10 day sailing ...
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Sail Date: February 2023

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Oceanview Picture Window


lucky to get two stars from me , only since we did return to homeport safely

Review for a Panama Canal & Central America Cruise on Norwegian Jewel

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captainchopchop
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Want to sail the Norwegian Jewel? You may want to read this first. If you wonder why the ship is cheap, there is a reason. First time sailors don't be fooled. You have better choices. Need internet? Choose another ship as this one's complicated system robs you of minutes every time you turn it on and turn it off (many ports do have free internet, except Colon, Panama- Cartagena and Santa ...
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Sail Date: February 2023


Fun and Exciting Cruise--Memories of a Lifetime. Fantastic Itinerary.

Review for a Panama Canal & Central America Cruise on Norwegian Jewel

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CruiseEsq
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Thanks to everyone that wrote a review of the Norwegian Jewel because we read them all along with all the other Norwegian reviews before deciding to take this cruise. This was our first cruise since covid. We had an absolutely fantastic time—it was an exciting, fast paced, well managed action-packed cruise that went to some exciting ports celebrating my birthday. Aruba, Bonaire, and Caraco ...
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Sail Date: January 2023

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Mini-Suite with Balcony


Great Panama Canal cruise!

Review for a Panama Canal & Central America Cruise on Norwegian Jewel

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stjohnbeachlover
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

My husband and I along with two other couples booked this Panama Canal cruise. My husband and I have been on a lot of cruises (17 for him and 19 for me). My husband is 63 and I am 58. We were excited about this cruise because every port was a new port for us. Also, crossing through the Canal was on our bucket list. We normally sail with Carnival. This was only our second Norwegian cruise. We ...
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Sail Date: January 2017

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Inside


Don't get sick

Review for a Panama Canal & Central America Cruise on Norwegian Jewel

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RWS1211
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

Average cruise with limited daytime activities and below par evening entertainment On board costs extravagant with a cost of 4,000 usd for a medical issue which could have been resolved in 30 minutes but took 4 hours Excursions are very expensive and can be found cheaper on arrival at port with some pre planning Wifi on board is ridiculous with a cost of 270usd for the trip. Wait until ...
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Sail Date: January 2017


Great Cruise

Review for a Panama Canal & Central America Cruise on Norwegian Jewel

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Traveling 12s
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

This was a really terrific cruise. Spent a few extra days in Miami prior to sailing and went into every port of call. The crew and staff were fantastic. Food was great minus a few small problems. Entertainment was great and we enjoyed talking to fellow cruisers. Saw whales, sea turtles and crocodiles from the ship and was fascinated by the Panama Canal history and how it works. Enjoyed the ...
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Sail Date: January 2017


First Time is also Last Time

Review for a Panama Canal & Central America Cruise on Norwegian Jewel

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TCHQ
6-10 Cruises • Age 80s

This was my first time with Norwegian. Honestly, I was very disappointed with everything, from food to entertainment. For 15 days, we had the same menu in the Garden Café, in specialty dining venues like Chin Chin, Teppanyaki, Moderno,... and they were not that good either. On other cruise liners, the waiter/waitress normally came over asking for what we want for our drinks but not here. When ...
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Sail Date: January 2017

Cabin Type: Inside


Panama Canal Cruise

Review for a Panama Canal & Central America Cruise on Norwegian Jewel

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hellahoney
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We did this cruise to do something different and to see places we wouldn't normally do. Getting on and off the ship was an experience not a good one, it took over 2 hours of queuing to get on and even longer to disembark! The cabin was comfortable but needed bringing up to date. The buffet restaurant I would not recommend not because the food was poor but because no matter what time you went it ...
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Sail Date: January 2017


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