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Norwegian Jade Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern

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Reviews: 2
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Overall rating:

4.2 out of 5
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Norwegian Jade

10 Night Southern Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)

Sail date: March 01, 2019

Ship: Norwegian Jade

Cabin type: Oceanview

Cabin number: 8050

Traveled as: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

Overall enjoyed the cruise. The food was excellent with many choices.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Quick and easy

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Buffet was difficult due to there not being any trays to help transport plates and drinks to a table. The main dining rooms offered great selections to choose from including desserts!

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Some activities had a fee but there was no notice ahead of time what the fees would be, making it hard to budget. Also no movie theater on board--movies were featured on in room TV but there was no guide to list times movies would be shown.

Entertainment

4 out of 5
Carlos Leal, Piano Man was excellent and enjoyed his playing and singing. Also enjoyed the Showman Band when they did a tribute to Big Band Era.

Children's Programs

No children were with us on this cruise!

Service and Staff

4 out of 5
Most staff were really pleasant. There was one staff member who would not help in regards to a question of a ferry between St Kitts and Nevis.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
By day 3, finally got the layout so as not to have to walk thru the casino.

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
Missed having an alternative seating other than the beds such as a sofa! Plus I was under the impression that the cabin was supposed to have an unobsructed oceanview---guess I was totally wrong on this count!!

Ship tip

If you prefer a smaller ship, the Jade is perfect.

Ports of call

Miami, Florida Did not visit port

Have been to Miami and stayed in a local hotel prior to boarding ship.

San Juan, Puerto Rico

3 out of 5
Since we were there on a Sunday many stores, etc were closed.

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

5 out of 5
Thoroughly enjoyed the skyway tram and the fantastic view of the harbor at the top!

Basseterre, St. Kitts Did not visit port

Have been to St Kitts before and decided to just relax onboard ship!

Bridgetown, Barbados

4 out of 5
This time only re-visited the shops at the dock area.

Castries, St. Lucia

5 out of 5
Enjoyed the Hippo Ferry and our trip into town along with the shops near the dock.

Philipsburg, St. Maarten

5 out of 5
Loved exploring the city by the Trolley excursion.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
No problems in locating luggage.
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