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Seward Norwegian Jewel Cruise Reviews

Norwegian (NCL)
Norwegian Jewel
Destination
Seward

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Excellent

34

Very Good

31

Average

16

Poor

10

Terrible

3

Cruise type

34 Seward Norwegian Jewel Cruise Reviews


CC rider one avatar

CC rider one

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Bucket list vacation

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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


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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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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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


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Cruisin Patty

2 Reviews Written

Awesome Cruise

We had done an Alaska cruise 3 years ago and wanted to go back and see the interior parts of Alaska. Both the land portion and cruise were fantastic! Our embarkation was easy since we arrived in Seward around 3:00 ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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suntangirl

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Alaska Land & Sea Tour

My husband, my sister, her husband and I were on Norwegian Alaska Land/Sea Tour. We had an awesome time. Norwegian did a great job with the itinerary. The tour guide was very nice and knowledgeable. The Norwegian ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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pbenjamin

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Best. Vacation. Ever.

There were 8 people in our family group, 6 adults and two children aged 8 and 12. Previous cruise experience ranged from none to 4 cruises. None of us had been on Norwegian or the Jewel. We had 4 cabins: 11012 ...
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Sail Date May 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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Hank526

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

The Amazing Alaskan Cruise

We went on The N.C.L. Jewel The Cruise was from Seward, Alaska to Vancouver,British Columbia. This was a wonderful seven day Alaskan Cruise. We were located in the two bedroom family villa suite in The Haven and it ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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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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smumley

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

First time on Norwegian Cruise Lines

Our travel agent selected Norwegian for our cruise in Alaska. Seward AK to Vancouver, BC. Our first time on Norwegian and was very pleased to find the ship very clean and well maintained with an outstanding staff. ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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SmoothTravels

1 Review Written

Amazing trip, land and cruise

This was a very good cruise into the Alaska region. We are platinum level with NCL, so they made everything easy. Our cabin was the perfect location, near enough to elevators and almost midship. All the public rooms ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Firebirdnc

1 Review Written

First timer would certainly go again!

Loved everything about this ship, it was large without being overwhelming. There were so many options for dining from those included to the specialty and they were all wonderful options. I was afraid the ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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angelsdeb

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Best One Yet

Even Better Than 1st Alaskan Cruise. Great cruise. We had visited all but 1 ports before. Icy Strait Point, Hoonah and whale watching was fantastic. Cruising Hubbard and Sawyer glaciers was even better than Glacier ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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DonnaFreedman

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Outstanding Time

NCL knows how to treat their customers. The entire staff was wonderful and tried to please us in every way. The entertainment was outstanding! The food was the best. So many selections that I liked in the dining ...
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Sail Date July 2018


MikeHaydock avatar

MikeHaydock

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Far exceeded our expectations; excellent dining choices, entertainment & service

I never thought I would say it but I've just been on a cruise and thoroughly enjoyed it. My perception had always been that cruising was all about formal dining, cocktail parties, fancy dresses and diner jackets - ...
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Sail Date July 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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