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Price: $     Size: L     Refurbished: 4 yrs ago    

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What people said about this ship:

"We also ate at each main dining room, the Garden Buffet, and the Great Outdoors Buffet." in 52 reviews.

"...a is towards different liquor lounges and many specialty restaurant s." in 13 reviews.

"( 3) The Buffet( Garden Cafe) has aweful food, the worst on the 7 seas ; and no trays." in 35 reviews.




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Jewel Cruise

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Norwegian Jewel | Sail Date: Apr 11, 2015

Excellent staff. Always friendly, courteous, helpful & professional. Best I've ever experienced on 9 cruises. Super food, especially steaks. Great shows, especially comedian & magician. Band at pool way too loud. Embark & disembark well organized & went smoothly

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Beauty, Relaxation, and Comfort

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Norwegian Jewel | Sail Date: Apr 11, 2015

First let me say I used to work on an NCL cruise ship and have experience with cruising... The Jewel was fantastic! Freestyle cruising is the absolute ONLY way to cruise... the food wasn't AMAZING but there was a lot of it and a good amount of variety... I wish there were more options at lunch and breakfast because those menus NEVER changed. 

The entertainment was FANTASTIC and the cruise director was by far the best cruise director out there... (unfortunately she announced our trip was her last as well)

The room was clean, the steward very friendly, and the ports and excursions were fun and beautiful! My partner and I enjoyed ourselves from entry to disembarking. 

Definitely recommend this cruise!!! GET OFF THE SHIP AT ALL 3 ports! SEE THE SHOWS!!!! Go Cave Tubing!!!! SNORKEL in Honduras!!!!

 

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Delightful Cruise

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Norwegian Jewel | Sail Date: Apr 11, 2015

We enjoyed the ship, the wonderful service provided by the crew, the delicious meals and the the interesting destinations. In particular we loved the trip to the Mayan ruins from Belize.

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NCL WESTERN CARIBBEAN CRUISE

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Norwegian Jewel | Sail Date: Apr 11, 2015

Probably my biggest complaint is the size of the cabin, especially the bathroom.  Neither one of us could sit on the toilet without being inches from the wall.  So we both sat angled which wasn't very comfortable.

The ship was clean and the stewards were wonderful each night doing the little towel art that puts a smile on your face.

As to food, while it was good, we both felt the food was better on Holland America.  The buns in the Tsar restaurant were fresh the rest of the pastries on board were a little dry.

As to entertainment, there was too much dancing and singing and not enough variety.  The magician was good but a little risque and this was a shown children were invited too.  He even had a child on stage and it just wasn't right.

I did appreciate the way they handled the shore excursions as it was all very organized, especially the day were off shore in Belize and took boots into Belize.

 

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The Best

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Norwegian Jewel | Sail Date: Apr 11, 2015

I can't say enough good things about the cruise or the staff.

The Magician/Comedian/Singer (J.P.) was "THE BEST". Of course it is only my opinion. All entertainment was super and the food beyond compare.

You could not ask for a better Cruise Director.

Thanks for a great vacation break; I'll be back.

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our cruise

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Norwegian Jewel | Sail Date: Apr 11, 2015

It was ok, they really need to come up with a way for you to communicate with your party while on the ship since most people can't use their phones. The food is ok but not great. We ate at the Teppanya restaurant it was excellent, well worth the money. The television should have the schedule of entertainment listed each night for the next day, it I so confusing trying to figure out what is happening when. The check in process was really easy and leaving the ship  was really easy. Cozmel was crowded, Belize was ok but Roatan was really pretty. We have cruised on three different companies and Norwegian and Royal Carribean are the best, skip Carnival unless you are 18 to 21 and don't want to sleep at all. 

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Awesome "JEWEL" cruise April 11-18, 2015

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Norwegian Jewel | Sail Date: Apr 11, 2015

We had a wonderful cruise to the Caribbean...Cozumel, Belize and Roatan...great ship, great crew and great weather...what more could we ask for?!? I know...never having to disembark Crying Seriously though...from the captain to our room steward, everyone was excellent...this was our 2nd cruise on the Jewel within 4 months and we are sorry to see her leave Houston Crying

We had a Jewel of a cruise and are looking forward to sailing her again in the near future Love

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Had a great time!

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Norwegian Jewel | Sail Date: Apr 04, 2015

Norwegian Jewel was a lot of fun! Theater shows were top notch. We enjoyed it each and every night. Food was great. Gained a pound or two:-) . We are definitely coming back to cruise @ Norwegian. 

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Family Cruise 2015

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Norwegian Jewel | Sail Date: Apr 04, 2015

We had an amazing experience on our family vacation. The only thing that we would change is the variety of foods offered in the dining halls. In our group of 11, some of the members are Indian vegetarian. We asked for a special menu for them, after about 2-3 days of asking, we finally got some accommodations.

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Western Caribbean Cruise

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Norwegian Jewel | Sail Date: Apr 04, 2015

Very relaxing.  Outstanding entertainment.  Excellent service.  Cagney's and Moderno were worth the additional cost.  Disembarkation took over an hour - much longer than expected

 

 

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