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Norwegian Jewel Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas

Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
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7 Night Bahamas & Florida (New York Roundtrip)
Sail Date: November 11, 2012
Ship: Norwegian Jewel
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Family (older children)
Reviewed: 5 years ago
Overall our cruise on the Norwegian Jewel (11-11-12) from NYC to Cape Canaveral and the Bahamas was a blast. The shows were GREAT. The food could be improved, no ice cream bar, and no shrimp unless you visit the cover restaurants. Menu switched from Azura to Tzar restaurants. Our cabin was small for the four of us and the fourth bed was not made up on the first night, overlooked. After complaining there was no problem with the cabin for the rest of the cruise. The carpet in the cabin was dirty and the TV is not a flat screen with a minimum amount of channels to watch. Maybe this why the new Norwegian Breakaway is sailing this cruise next year.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Could eat whenever you wanted. Room service was slooooooow.


5 out of 5
Loved the entertainment. Magician, Hypnotist, Cirque Bijeau, and Fire and Ice were awsome!!

Children's Programs

3 out of 5
Our teenagers(16) had a place to go to meet other kids and that was about it.

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
The staff did their jobs but that's about all.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
The staff by the pool neglected to pick up trash on the deck and would walk right by it. Ship was midsize and showing it's wear.

Cabin / Stateroom

1 out of 5
Small obstructed view room for four people. Won't do that again. Carpet was dirty. Beds were comfortable.

Pros: Leaving out of Manhattan, did not have to fly south!

Cons: Obstructed view cabin is very small for two adults and two teenagers.

Recommends Norwegian Jewel? Yes!

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