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Seward Norwegian Jewel Cruise Reviews

Norwegian (NCL)
Norwegian Jewel
Destination
Seward

Traveler rating

Excellent

34

Very Good

31

Average

16

Poor

10

Terrible

3

Cruise type

94 Seward Norwegian Jewel Cruise Reviews


GailRopp avatar

GailRopp

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Awesome

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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


CC rider one avatar

CC rider one

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Bucket list vacation

The cruise was the second part of my Alaska adventure . Something I have always wanted to experience. The ports and excursions were amazing , the scenery breathtaking and we saw bears ! We had a mini suite with a ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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erodrig26

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Alaskan Cruise

This was a bucket list item in that I wanted to visit Alaska (the only state I hadn't been to) and to experience the coast of Alaska. We did the land portion of our trip first and the cruise on the way back so it ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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libtrek

3 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Alaska Southbound 9/16 enjoyable

This was our 6th Alaska cruise, 3rd on NCL. We flew to Anchorage on Saturday for the Monday cruise. You do need to plan $100+ to get yourself to the port. We did a taxi from Seward with another couple to save $. The ...
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Sail Date September 2019


Petersonfcu avatar

Petersonfcu

16 Reviews Written

67 Helpful Votes

Some REALLY GOOD . . . Some REALLY BAD

My wife and I cruised on the Jewel from Anchorage to Vancouver. We have now cruised 27 times, mostly on Carnival, Princess, and Norwegian (six times). I occasionally post cruise reviews here, but only when the ...
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Sail Date September 2019


bvett avatar

bvett

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Alaska Cruise 2019

We chose a balcony stateroom and so glad that we did. We could watch the scenery and Hubbard glacier right from our room. We also watched for wildlife and took pictures from our balcony. The service, food, ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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MJ Travels

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Another great Alaskan experience

Ship: The NCL Jewel did not disappoint. From start to finish this boat looked great. Never once did I see any aging on this ship at all. It was recently refurbished within the last year and is obviously maintained ...
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Sail Date September 2019


Leahv avatar

Leahv

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Always dreamed of this trip

Cheaper then Disneys, but we should have paid the extra money. Customer service was lacking, acted like you bothered them to ask question. Didn't get final bill until morning of disembarking, ran put of time ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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namastenana

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Alaska Cruise on NCL Jewel was perfect!

Our previous cruise was on NCL and in booking a trip to Alaska, we choose it again and were not disappointed. The NCL Jewel was updated last fall and feels like a new ship. Our mini-suite was perfect with a little ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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ddmcruiser

3 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Bucket list item checked

We celebrated our 30th wedding anniversary this year by cruising Alaska. Only been on Carnival before, can't say I was over-impressed with Norwegian but had absolutely no complaints. Totally personal preference ...
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Sail Date August 2019


Princess Mom avatar

Princess Mom

1 Review Written

Fantastic ship and service

Did a lot of research before choosing this cruise for me and my teenage daughter. We knew we wanted to spend a few days in the Anchorage area before cruising. This cruise started in Seward and ended in Vancouver. It ...
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Sail Date August 2019


1962darcy avatar

1962darcy

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Nice state room, but had some issues.

First time in many many years to cruise with NCL. The stateroom (mid-ship mini suite with balcony) was very nice. However, in our judgment, the food was not up to par with other cruiselines. For example, there ...
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Sail Date June 2019


Roxy7414 avatar

Roxy7414

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Low Expectations and Still Disappointed

Alaska is beautiful and I recommend any one to see it. We did a land and sea (12 day) with NCL. The sights were great but we were very disappointed with the regular tardiness on due to staff of NCL. We departed late ...
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Sail Date August 2019


Lewissister avatar

Lewissister

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great Alaska Adventure

My family and I chose this cruise because we wanted to cruise southbound from Seward to Vancouver. We liked the ports that were included and the available dates. Embarkation went very smoothly which was great ...
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Sail Date August 2019


West Coast Gal avatar

West Coast Gal

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Nicest Service Ever

Start with Embarkation - the Easiest ever and the most friendly! The ship was just remodeled 4th qrt 2018 and is quite beautiful. We dined in Modernaro the brazilian steakhouse, 2 nights in Cagney's the regular ...
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Sail Date August 2019


Biscoco avatar

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


TQuila avatar

TQuila

4 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Nice ship, great service, excellent entertainment, good itinerary

Before boarding, we spent several days in Alaska on our own. The day we boarded, we traveled from Anchorage to Seward via the Coastal Classic route on the Alaska Railroad. Although we booked independently from NCL, ...
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Sail Date August 2019


Vicki2159 avatar

Vicki2159

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Our first ever cruise and trip of a lifetime, but food was mediocre at best!

The trip itself was fantastic, Alaska is an exceptionally beautiful state, but when you go on a trip to a destination that prides itself on being the crab, salmon and halibut capital of the world, wouldn’t you ...
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Sail Date May 2019


susanstar88 avatar

susanstar88

7 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Loved our second Alaska adventure!

This trip... our second to Alaska, we decided to expand our horizons & visit Denali National Park! All I can say is the entire experience was amazing... we learned more than we expected & Alex, the tour guide was ...
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Sail Date July 2019


handanege61 avatar

handanege61

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Disappointment

We chose this ship because my husband and my daughters did the same trip six years ago. They were very happy about the trip. There was nothing similar. I want to start with airport to cruise ship transfer. We ...
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Sail Date July 2019


DBarnes avatar

DBarnes

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

12 Day Denali by Rail Exploer-Southbound

We have sailed with NCL in the past and we picked this cruise because we liked the itinerary of the land and cruise. The land part was very fast paced with early days and a lot of time on buses. We liked that we ...
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Sail Date July 2019


Murdawg avatar

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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racingraysswimmom

6 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Great Ship, Great Crew, Great Time

First trip to Alaska. 31st cruise overall. Arrived in Anchorage: June 21 @ 1:15 AM (a day early) and stayed at Inlet Hotel that included 24 hr shuttle and breakfast in the morning. Good hotel for a brief ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Twinklemann

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Stff was all helpful and friendly. Washy, Washy, happy, happy

Good variety of food & places to eat. Loved the Japanese restaurant. For the most part, the service was excellent. Shore excursions booked through NCL were great. Loved the entertainment, only missed one ...
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Sail Date June 2019


Suzejm avatar

Suzejm

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Plenty of time in ports and great views of glaciers

We chose this cruise because of the smaller ship and the associated land tour. We were not disappointed. The service on the ship was exemplary. Everyone we came in contact with was friendly and helpful. When our ...
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Sail Date June 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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