Small cabins, impersonal dining service

Norwegian Jade Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 26

Overall rating:

2 out of 5
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Norwegian Jade

7 Night Western Caribbean (Tampa Roundtrip)

Sail date: November 13, 2016

Ship: Norwegian Jade

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: 11019

Traveled as: Large Group

Reviewed: 4 years ago

Review summary

Our favorite part of the cruise was the entertainment....The dancers were excellent, along with a good comedian, good magician, and wonderful gymnasts. Unfortunately, our inside cabin was so tight compared to other cruise lines...Also, the one excursion we took through the ship involved a long boat and extra long bus ride with a disappointing tube ride down a river with no wildlife.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Loved the brownie at Blue Lagoon....ok food at other places.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
It seemed to only be geared toward drinkers and gamblers

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Excellent!

Children's Programs

They seemed good, but we did not use.

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
Room staff was great...dining staff was very impersonal and had to be asked several times to get things.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
It was ok....but I missed a promenade deck...I always had to go through a club to get anywhere.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Loved the large shower...Rest of bath was good...Closet was adequate...Plenty of shelves...Missed a small sofa I've had on other shiplines...Very difficult to get around bed to get in.

Ship tip

Eat ouside when eating at the garden cafe....Have a brownie at the Blue Lagoon....If you are with a large group, plan on eating in several small groups or waiting a long time for service.

Ports of call

Tampa, Florida

2 out of 5

Cozumel, Mexico

3 out of 5
Good snorkeling

Costa Maya (Mahahual), Mexico

2 out of 5
Nice Mayan ruins

Coxen Hole, Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras

2 out of 5

Harvest Caye, Belize

1 out of 5
Don't go tubing....disappointing.
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