NCL Jewel not such a jewel

Norwegian Jewel Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Experience: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 5

Overall Rating:

2 out of 5
Sail Date: December 01, 2009
Ship: Norwegian Jewel
Cabin Type: Suite
Traveled As: Family (older children)
Reviewed: 8 years ago

My room smelled like an outhouse. They were nice enough to move me. I didn't think the ship felt very clean. Food was lousy. Nothing for the teens to do. The ports-except Belize were terrible. Nothing to do. Such poverty. I have cruised with other lines that have exceeded my expectations. Not this one. The free style cruising is anything but. They try to nickle and dime you at every turn. You never got to know anyone. No one introduced themselves. Except for the person that helped me with the room the staff was lousy.

Food and Dining

1 out of 5
Lousy food


1 out of 5

Children's Programs

1 out of 5
nothing for teens to do

Service and Staff

1 out of 5
never got to know the staff. with freestyle no one introduces themselves and you never see them again.

Ship Quality

1 out of 5
Not to clean. 8th floor was like a maze to get around.

Cabin / Stateroom

1 out of 5
Room smelled like a urinal

Pros: Didn't like much

Cons: The ports were awful. Roatan was a lousy port-such poverty that it was depressing

Recommends Norwegian Jewel? No.

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