Great Greek Isles and Croatia Cruise

Norwegian Jade Cruise Review to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 10

Overall rating:

5 out of 5
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Norwegian Jade

8 Night Greek Isles & Croatia (Venice Roundtrip)

Sail date: July 15, 2016

Ship: Norwegian Jade

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: 8027

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 4 years ago

Review summary

- Awesome itinerary with a variety of interesting ports

- Loved the quality of the shore excursions that included eating at authentic restaurants; great guides

- Jade is a clean and well maintained ship; excellent service 

- The buffet had a nice variety of food; menus in Grand Pacific were good

- Liked that promenade deck was not always crowded 

- The smoking was annoying.

 

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Talks related to the ports (culture) would be nice

Entertainment

5 out of 5
The shows (acrobatics in particular) were entertaining.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Good but the table on one side of the room beneath the tv prevented me from being able to walk around to my side of the bed. Minor but inconvenient. Otherwise comfortable. The newer toilets are much better than the ones on previous ships that stank. Space is tight in bathroom but adequate. Glad that they provided lotion again.

Ship tip

Promenade deck and the sun deck way on top were not used by the Europeans, so those were great places for quiet. The children seemed to dominate half the hot tubs all day. Because the Europeans tended to dine later, Americans had quick service in the nearly empty main dining rooms around 6 - 7 pm.

Ports of call

Venice, Italy

5 out of 5
The vaporetti take time, so really plan ahead.

Corfu, Greece

5 out of 5

Santorini, Greece

5 out of 5

Mykonos, Greece

5 out of 5

Piraeus (Athens), Greece

5 out of 5

Split, Croatia

5 out of 5
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