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Norwegian Jewel Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas

Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
Sail Date: March 01, 2011
Ship: Norwegian Jewel
Cabin Type: Inside
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 7 years ago
This is an amazing ship with great features. The food was good but not that great service. If you are expecting waiters to know your name smile and bend over backwards I would stay away from the "Freestyle" dining. The dining options were endless however there are cover charges on those options. I did not want to spend the cover charge of $10-$25 per person so I cannot comment on those dinning areas. Entertainment was great! We had a very good cruise director Very funny and the late night entertainment on top of the nightly shows in theater were great. The ports were also perfect. Shore exclusion were poorly organized leavening you standing outside ship for close to an hour with out hardly any organization. I would not go on another cruise during spring break. The College crowd was a little over whelming and would take over the pools and hot tub. With that said I think Norwegian has a great thing going with there very young ships and high quality entertainment. I like the waiters knowing my name and caring a little bit more but I would cruise with them again if the opportunity came up.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Needs better service.


5 out of 5
Assistant cruise director entertainment wasn't all that organized.

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
Great minus- Restaurant staff.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
No complaints just no wow affect.

Pros: Entertainment

Cons: Restaurant Service, Spring Break crowd

Recommends Norwegian Jewel? No.

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