Awesome Entertainment Great Food+Service

Norwegian Jewel Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western


Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Reviews: 0
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

4.0 out of 5
Sail Date: March 01, 2010
Ship: Norwegian Jewel
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 7 years ago
Great ship! great fun. the shows made it for us (myself and my girlfriend). food was great and people were really nice. They snuck in 12 bucks a day for everyone which turned out to be about 80 bucks for a "service charge" which no one else on the ship seemed to be informed about as norwegian advertises their price as an all-inclusive price. The crew to passenger ratio was 2 : 1 though, which helped us feel safe.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
restaurant variety was good. although you don't have to pay for food, you probably want to because the buffet gets old after a while and when you walk past Tappanyaki in the halls and see the japanese guys flipping the food as you go you get curious. most of the GOOD food you have to pay a cover charge and most of them are worth it. All of the food restaurants have limited menus though which is a little frustrating and the appetizers, salads and deserts, are usually puny, which come with each meal with no extra charge.

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Fun stuff was always going on everywhere, from concerts to contests to bingo (a big hit with the old folks). The comedy and juggling shows were off the hook! Tim Kaminski being the comedian.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Some people we talked to on the ship had problems with people being rude but we never did. everyone took care of us and always took pictures when we asked, helped us when we were lost and were generally very friendly.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
15 floors (the top being private decks) access to everything was pretty easy to get around in, clean, and overall a well designed ship.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
decent size (we had a balcony) great location and normal stuff. who cares about the room though when your only going to sleep and shower in it.

Pros: Beautiful Ship, Great Crew, Comedy Shows

Cons: Hidden Fees and bogus appitizers at meals

Recommends Norwegian Jewel? Yes!

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