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Norwegian Jewel Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern

Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 7

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Verified Review
12 Night Southern Caribbean (New York Roundtrip)
Sail Date: January 06, 2013
Ship: Norwegian Jewel
Cabin Type: Inside
Cabin Number: 10561
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 5 years ago
Sailing from NY negates the need to make air connections in unpredictable winter weather. I wish the reports from the bridge gave more than a weather report. Sightings of passing ships or large marine mammels would be a nice diversion for the six sea days. Although I've been on six cruises, It is still helpful to get port information, de-embarking, instead of the shopping network. A first time traveler would be very confused. Generally this was a budget cruise and as long as you don't have grandiose expectations, you can come away pleased. This was told to us in a surly manner by the crew person conducting the safety drill prior to departure.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5


3 out of 5

Children's Programs

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
Housekeeping staff excellent, others OK

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

St. John's, Antigua Did not visit port

Taxi & tour hawkers at pier chaotic, should use barbados system of a cue.
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