Never Again!

Norwegian Jade Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 11

Overall Rating:

2 out of 5
Verified Review
7 Night Western Caribbean (Houston Roundtrip)
Sail Date: January 02, 2016
Ship: Norwegian Jade
Cabin Type: Inside
Cabin Number: 10517
Traveled As: Large Group
Reviewed: 2 years ago

After everything we read about "Free Style" cruising and even though we chose the ultimate drink package and paid the extra gratuity up front we were still charged for things! A bottle of water was $4.50 plus 18% gratuity!! We read that tipping was our choice, NOT TRUE, they withheld $13.50 per person per day out of our account. Sure it's not much but it is aggravating when you're told you tip who you want to. We dined at Cagney's for my husband's birthday and it took us 3 hours to complete our meal!! I much prefer having the same waiters each night and building a camaraderie with them.

There were very few activities on the ship while it was in port. There were several bars on the ship but, if there was no activity in the area they were closed. 

It was just not a good cruise overall and even though we LOVE cruising we will NEVER cruise with Norwegian again. Looking forward to cruising again in May on Celebrity!!

Food and Dining

3 out of 5

Onboard Activities

1 out of 5


3 out of 5

Service and Staff

3 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
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