Disappointing and Expensive

Norwegian Jade Cruise Review to Europe - Mediterranean

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 13

Overall rating:

2.2 out of 5
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Norwegian Jade

11 Night Greek Isles & Italy (Rome Roundtrip)

Sail date: June 30, 2019

Ship: Norwegian Jade

Cabin type: Suite

Cabin number: 11508

Traveled as: Family (older children)

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

Golden Coral on the water, just not so good but a lot more expensive.

Embarkation

2 out of 5
Disorganized, long waiting times and very uncomfortable

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

1 out of 5
Main dining is ok at the most. Speciality restaurants are bad and additional charge outrageous

Onboard Activities

1 out of 5
Areas such as pool are too crowded. Not enough chairs for everyone. Just bad!

Entertainment

1 out of 5
Again, very disappointing. With rare exceptions the performers are hardly professional quality.

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
Nothing to brag about

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Tired already / needs updating

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
The main bed was ok. The sofa bed for our kids was too small, but on top of that 20% of the sofa bed was not covered with bedding as sheets were to small for the bed. Balcony was nice, but take the “mini” seriously and forget about the “suite”.

Ship tip

Don’t travel with them. The price you pay is then increased by another 20-30% with all service charges. Shore excursions are just crazy expensive as well and about 2x more costly than they should.

Ports of call

Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy

1 out of 5

Santorini, Greece

3 out of 5
The best of the cruise.

Piraeus (Athens), Greece

1 out of 5
Don’t waste your time.

Mykonos, Greece

3 out of 5
Poor port experience, but nice beaches.

Rhodes, Greece

3 out of 5

Souda (Chania), Crete

3 out of 5

Valletta, Malta

3 out of 5

Messina, Sicily

3 out of 5
Visit Mount Aetna

Naples, Italy

1 out of 5

Livorno (Florence & Pisa), Italy

3 out of 5
Port is bad, but rent a car and visit Florence

Disembarkation

3 out of 5
It worked
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