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Singapore Norwegian Jewel Cruise Reviews

Norwegian (NCL)
Norwegian Jewel
Destination
Singapore

Traveler rating

Excellent

5

Very Good

9

Average

12

Poor

10

Terrible

3

Cruise type

39 Singapore Norwegian Jewel Cruise Reviews


jaredrd77 avatar

jaredrd77

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Lackluster experience

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Norwegian really disappointed. I'll start with the positives. PRO'S: - Good sized bathroom and shower. No shower curtain sticking to you! - Decent food in the buffet, Garden Café - 2018 refurbishment ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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OOHSUITUSIR

3 Reviews Written

29 Helpful Votes

Too many negatives

Where to start? Let me start with the positives , I found the crew (except for the hostess in Chin Chin) to be universally cheerful and helpful. The Cast and Crew of the stage entertainment were excellent and ...
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Sail Date April 2019


Allawah avatar

Allawah

8 Reviews Written

69 Helpful Votes

Onboard is way over priced.

I bought this cruise for my husbands 60th birthday to do something different as he had never been to KL, Langkawi, Penang and Phuket before. Unfortunately, it didn't leave us with too many great memories. We ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Fuseman

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Very good Itinerary

My wife and I chose this cruise because of the itinerary and the add on pre cruise tour of Cambodia. Embarkation was smooth and efficient. Once onboard we were told an announcement would be broadcast when our ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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crzfanatic

9 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

Fun but Crowded

I booked this cruise on a whim because it had a single rate of around $700 for a week cruise and I thought that included the beverage package. After looking into it I realised that my cabin category didn’t ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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2littleboys

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

A bit of quiet space would have been nice

We are a couple in our 70's and this was our first cruise. Having spent 4 hectic days in Singapore a really great place with loads to do, we looked forward to some quiet time before setting off on our excursions ...
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Sail Date March 2019


barney46 avatar

barney46

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

The good, the bad and the ugly

Good: Interesting itinerary in Asia. Interesting mix of nationalities and personalities on cruise. Cabin 9042 clean, pleasant, well located, efficient steward.and everything worked. Plenty of food, some ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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herdingdogmom

6 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Great itinerary and ship, but whew was it hot in Thailand and South Vietnam

We are two 50 something sisters on our first trip to Asia. The Jewel was perfect for us with many activities on board that appealed to each of us. One sister is a Vegan and we were introduced to our pre-order ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Trochetia

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Not good experience

NCL Jewel South East Asia March 2019 - 12 day cruise. We are a couple from Montreal, Canada and travelling with a 6-yr old who enjoys adventure and travel as much as we do. This is not our first cruise, but ...
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Sail Date March 2019


Seaton avatar

Seaton

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

A terrible cruise. Bad service, bad food, bad management!

I’ve travelled a lot, but this was my first cruise. And it may well be my last. It was the worst vacation I have ever experienced. I chose this mode of travel as I am single and have a deadly allergy to all ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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librarylady2

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

The good, the bad and the really ugly

We chose this cruise because of the dates and the itinerary. We started in Singapore which turned out to be the highlight of the trip. What an amazing city! The food options were wonderful and there was so much ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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penczak

3 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Feels like the first time (not in a good way)

We've sailed with NCL a number of times, and this one was rough around the edges, as if the crew had never done it before. Only four tenders running from the ship, causing huge backups in departure A total ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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CindyandDave

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fun in Asia

Had a wonderful cruise with many good memories. Thanks NCL !!! Our room was perfect for our needs. Clean and organized and the beds were very comfortable. Excursions were very well organized and evening ship ...
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Sail Date March 2019


jlb1943 avatar

jlb1943

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Not enough upfront informtion

We've been on a few cruises but consider ourselves newbies. We book a SE asia cruise on Norwegian Jewel. I don't know if my comments are strictly about Norwegian but about cruising in general. Our primary concern ...
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Sail Date March 2019


Alsmith99 avatar

Alsmith99

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

NCL don’t quite get everything right

This was a couples cruise to Asia covering Singapore (2 nights Pre-cruise) Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam & Hong Kong (2 nights post cruise) as part of celebrating my retirement Positives include quality of the ship ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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kcdionysus

5 Reviews Written

40 Helpful Votes

Great Itinerary BUT Badly Organised

Was booked on Voyage of the Seas out of Singapore but as friends pulled out of the holiday, we cancelled our RC cruise and booked with Norwegian as the dates matched our flight times.....wished we hadn’t now. ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Rishigudka

12 Reviews Written

55 Helpful Votes

Fabulous cruise from Singapore to Hong Kong via Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam!

I chose this cruise because of its interesting itinerary visiting several countries like Cambodia and Vietnam which we had not visited in the past. After sailing on 7 previous NCL cruises, we were well used to the ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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beveridg1

1 Review Written

NCL Jewel 19 day cruise

I selected the NCL Jewel for the itinerary. Unfortunately, it changed several times due to "mechanical" problems. This caused great inconvenience and made it impossible to utilize private 3rd party shore excursions. ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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PJ Huston

1 Review Written

Australia/New Zealand

Itinerary was Singapore, Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand.(32 days) This was a cruise of a life time. We saved for a long time to do this cruise. We have sailed with NCL before and believe this was the most ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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xceo

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Refitted, but some issues remaining

We were glad to find the ship had been refitted during it's 8 day lay-over in Singapore, before the relocation cruise to Sydney. However engine problems meant we were given a revised itinerary for the cruise on ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Playboy2you2005

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Amazing cruise line and passengers with excellent learning opportunities

Ship is just renovated cabin with larger shower area. Cabin is always clean! Thanks to our cabin service. Always love flexibility diner restaurants timing with so excellent services they gave to us. Entertaining ...
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Sail Date November 2018


TomAbq avatar

TomAbq

1 Review Written

A Big Letdown

In 2017 we sailed on the Norwegian Getaway, in the Haven, and it was terrific. Everything went well. But, this year we chose the Jewel for the itinerary and it was not even in the same league as the Getaway ...
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Sail Date November 2018


Traveller25 avatar

Traveller25

3 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Very ordinary cruise

We recently did a nineteen day cruise on this ship from Singapore. We found it to have consistently poor management in all food areas and at the bars. Many staff appeared unhappy which really affected our cruise. ...
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Sail Date November 2018


dotty58 avatar

dotty58

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Good Ship - Bad (Corporate) Company

Cabin smallest we had ever had, cabin steward hard to comment on as we only saw him a couple of time's but he was very pleasant when we did bump into him . Trips so overpriced we actually cancelled them all apart ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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


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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