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Norwegian Jade Cruise Review to Europe - Mediterranean

Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 14

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Verified Review
12 Night Eastern Mediterranean (Barcelona Roundtrip)
Sail Date: November 21, 2010
Ship: Norwegian Jade
Cabin Type: Inside
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 7 years ago
The Jade was a beautiful, modern and clean ship. Everything was very organized and easy to understand. The staff was wonderful, very friendly and willing to help. The shows, games, and activity deck were great! We had a great time at all our ports, and feel like we got to see so many amazing things in such a short time span. The killer was the fact that we missed our port in Athens, and it was replaced with Crete; a place that couldn't compare to Athens in the slightest. We were so dissapointed. No refunds, or freebies were given to compensate. And the food on board was less then impressive. And the specialty resturaunts cost an arm and a leg to try.

Food and Dining

1 out of 5


5 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
5 out of 5
One word, incredible! We did the overnight excursion, and we're so glad we did! We got to see everything we wanted too, plus some! The Four Seasons we stayed was stellar! Our guide was the best of the whole trip, we learned so much and didn't feel to rushed at each sight. We saw things we had only dreamed of seeing our entire lives. What an amazing, life changing experience.
Don't Miss: Giza Plateua Pyramids & Sphinx
3 out of 5
This was the cleanest city i've ever visited. Not a speck of garbage anywhere. It was a beautiful, history rich city. The landscape and coast were gorgeous. We loved visiting the beautiful fishing port with all the colorful boats. Great port!
Don't Miss: Fishing Port
5 out of 5
This was definately our favorite port. We saw so many amazing things I'd dreamed about visiting my entire life. Our time there was packed with amazing sightseeing, and a lot of great information. And the food? TO DIE FOR! We're so glad we did this excursion.
Don't Miss: The Colosseum!
5 out of 5
We were surpised how much we enjoyed our time in Turkey. Our guide was beyond fantastic! The ruins in Ephesus were amazing. And the carpet weaving center was a huge hit.
Don't Miss: Carpet Weaving Center
1 out of 5
The boat missed our port in Athens due to a political riot. We were so unbelievably dissapointed. It was replaced with Crete, that couldn't compare with Athens in the slightest. No freebies, appologies, or refunds were given.
Don't Miss: N/A

Pros: The excursions where beyond amazing, we saw so many wonderful things and the guides were overall very good, friendly and knowledgable. They were extrememly organized, and maximized our time at each port, packing as much fun and sightseeing into them as possible.

Cons: The food wasn't great, mediocre at best. We missed our port in Athens, Greece. We were so dissappointed.

Recommends Norwegian Jade? Yes!

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