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Norwegian Jade Cruise Review to Europe - Mediterranean

Cruises: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 14

Overall rating:

4.4 out of 5
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Norwegian Jade

10 Night Greek Isles & Italy (Rome Roundtrip)

Sail date: October 03, 2019

Ship: Norwegian Jade

Cabin type: Suite

Cabin number: 11028

Traveled as: Family (older children)

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

From the beginning to the end NCL crew met every need we had. It was an enjoyable cruise and we will definitely visit some of these places again!

Embarkation

4 out of 5
Embarking was so simple! No problems at all.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
The food in the Grand Pacific was not as good as usual. We had pork belly that was a little dry and several of the main courses were not up to the usual NCL standard. But the specialty dinning was fantastic! The buffet was about the same as the other NCL ships we've been on. The service/servers were incredible in all of the restaurants. Above and beyond the required service.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
My husband visited the fitness center. It was good. We didn't really do to much on this cruise aboard ship.

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Shows were great!

Children's Programs

No children

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Diego, our cabin guy, was AMAZING!! All the restaurant staff were incredible! These people really make the cruise!!

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Everything was beautiful.

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
The cabin was beautiful. The only complaint I would have is that the beds were way too hard and way too close to the wall!! That was a bit of a pain...

Ship tip

One tip I would say is don't wait unitl the last day to get a detailed list of your charges. The line is crazy. The other is ask...these people working on the ship are so helpful and kind about everything.

Ports of call

Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy Did not visit port

We flew in the same day and went right to the ship.

Santorini, Greece

5 out of 5
Santorini is beautiful. The excursion was fun with A LOT of walking up and down hills. The guides were so kind, my father in law and I have mobility issues and they went out of their way to accommodate us. Our guide was very good.

Piraeus (Athens), Greece

5 out of 5
Beautiful! We got to see a lot of the area and stopped for a couple of photo shoots. The museum was wonderful. Again, the guide was thoughtful of our handicaps.

Mykonos, Greece

5 out of 5
We took a private tour because the NCL tour was sold out. It was wonderful!

Chania, Crete

5 out of 5
I stayed on the ship...my knee was giving me a fit! The family said it was beautiful and a LOT of walking.

Valletta, Malta

5 out of 5
Again, another beautiful port. We did the NCL excursion.

Messina, Sicily

5 out of 5
Probably my favorite. Our guide was so much fun! The tour was beautiful!!

Naples, Italy

5 out of 5
I didn't do this one but the family said it was beautiful.

Livorno (Florence & Pisa), Italy

5 out of 5
We've been here before so it was just nice to relax and walk around, have lunch, etc. It was mostly on our own so no pressure. We went shopping!

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
We had to get off early because of an early flight...no problems what so ever!! Great job NCL!!
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