Norwegian Jade Cruise Review to Panama Canal, Central America

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 3
Helpful Votes: 27

Overall rating:

3.2 out of 5
Norwegian Jade

11 Night Panama Canal Partial Transit (Miami Roundtrip)

Sail date: March 11, 2019

Ship: Norwegian Jade

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: 9559

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

I canceled a future cruise I had booked with NCL. I will not cruise with NCL again


3 out of 5
The experience can be improved by allowing the passengers to board after the registration process instead of herding every one into another room. Then waiting again for the group you were assigned to be called.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
The quality and choices were not great.few

Onboard Activities

1 out of 5
Very few activities. 1030pm no activities at the pool deck. The nursing home cruise is what this was.


3 out of 5
Stage shows and comedians were good.

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
My steward was excellent! In one of the main dining rooms the waiters were not friendly or attentive.

Ship Quality

4 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
Room steward did an excellent job.

Ports of call

Miami, Florida

4 out of 5

Cartagena, Colombia

3 out of 5
Disappointed with the city. Felt unsafe.

Cruise Gatun Lake (Inside Panama Canal)

4 out of 5

Colon, Panama

1 out of 5
Afraid, looked like a bombed city. Deboarded my excursion bus and couldn’t get inside fast enough.

Puerto Limon, Costa Rica

4 out of 5

Harvest Caye, Belize

4 out of 5

Coxen Hole, Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras

4 out of 5

Costa Maya (Mahahual), Mexico

4 out of 5


2 out of 5
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