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Transpacific Norwegian Jewel Transpacific Cruise Reviews

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A Trip to Paradise
"We had a wonderful cruise. The itinerary, Hawaii and the Polynesian Islands, was fabulous. We were worried about all of the days at sea but we found plenty to do and were not bored. Of course the islands were..."Read More
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Good Food, Great Entertainment, Outstanding Service

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PiaItalia
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

We chose to cruise because my wife and I have never been to this part of the world (French Polynesia, American Samoa, New Caledonia) and we wanted to see Tahiti & Bora Bora, especially (Tahiti because of its history of the Bounty mutiny). About NCL: We picked Norwegian Cruise Lines because of our past cruising wonderful experiences with NCL (Alaska & Hawai'i). Because of the priority ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Penthouse with Large Balcony


Had a great time

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mystic1963
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We booked this cruise for the itinerary - and the fact we could do back to back all the way to Sydney. We had a balcony cabin - number 9644 in this case It was perfectly fine but since the ship was in dry dock, the cabin has changed slightly in that only one side of the bed has a cabinet. This was a little awkward and I don't really understand why they did this. The storage was adequate with ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Family Balcony


Great itinerary not such great port locations

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Murchmom
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

My dream was to go to bora bora and with this itinerary I could see it plus other French Polynesia islands We started in Honolulu and the embarkation was the best I have ever done , fast and easy. Then we got onboard unknown to us that every Hawaiian port you must pay port taxes although not high but on every drink. We had already paid gratuities and taxes for our drink package. Then we ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Family Balcony

Traveled with children


A Trip to Paradise

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AmyWiz
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We had a wonderful cruise. The itinerary, Hawaii and the Polynesian Islands, was fabulous. We were worried about all of the days at sea but we found plenty to do and were not bored. Of course the islands were terrific. We especially liked the snorkeling/beach day in Moorea. The staff was very friendly and hardworking and the ship was clean and pleasant. We did not eat in the specialty ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Oceanview Porthole Window


Norweign Jewel Tahiti cruise

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love to swim
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise as friends that were travelling with us had Tahiti as a bucket list. The islands that we visited were wonderful. The ship was super clean and the food was excellent.Service was poor or lacking in many areas although our cabin steward was amazing and we tipped very well. Entertainment was disappointing with the odd exception. The cruise destinations were wonderful but we all ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Mini-Suite with Balcony


If you like salty food & getting ripped off the Norwegian Jewel is the way to go

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Seven Continent Gal
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

Salty food EXPENSIVE excursions are the Jewels main features!!! Took a 15 day trip on this cruise ship from Yokohama Japan to Vancouver, Canada and my blood pressure went up 60 points in 15 days!!! Food on this ship is salty and terrible and rarely served hot in main dining room !!!! Beef I tasted were from the cheapest cuts from the cheapest vendor and tasted HORRIBLE!!! Norwegian is such a ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Cabin Type: Oceanview Picture Window


Great time on the Jewel

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mintie123
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

I have always wanted to go to Alaska and my husband wanted to go to Japan, so on this cruise we got to do a bit of both! Boarded in Yokohama Japan. We stayed at Sotetsu Fresca Inn Sakuragi-cho in Yokohama. This was fine and we were able to walk to the port from here - although was a good 25 minute walk. Embarkation was a little unorganised and long, but we were also quite early! Once on board, ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Oceanview Picture Window


Tokyo to Vancouver in Two Weeks

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jmd718
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Well, here we are back on the Jewel (sailed Sydney - Singapore in February), but this time in the Haven. Why? We wanted to see Japan and we wanted to do Alaska and ‘transpacific’ helped complete our journey around the planet (although, technically, the Bering Sea may not actually be the Pacific). Anyhow, this was a repositioning cruise and we decided to take advantage. Unlike our last cruise ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Cabin Type: Courtyard Penthouse with Balcony


Fantastic Cruise Line

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ccsclean21
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This was the first time on Norwegian Cruise line and was very impressed with the service, food and the entertainment. There was never any waiting for a table in any dining rooms, the staff were very attentive. I have cruised with a lot of other cruise lines and you always feel you are being push into a paying speciality restaurant in some form or another like serving crap food in main ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Cabin Type: Obstructed Oceanview


The new NCL ships are the ones for me

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orandnel
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

The Jewel has been refurbished but not to the extent that it needed. I have never seen a harder working general manager (still hotel director to me) than Stephen. His problem is he can only deal with the staff he has been given. I certainly understand that all the employees from the Joy needed to be dispersed throughout the company but the lack of a clear understanding of English is a ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Mini-Suite with Balcony


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