7 day Alaska Cruise - inside Passage on the Norwegian Jewel

Norwegian Jewel Cruise Review to Alaska - Inside Passage

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 29

Overall rating:

4 out of 5
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Norwegian Jewel

7 Night Alaska Sawyer Glacier (Seattle Roundtrip)

Sail date: August 24, 2013

Ship: Norwegian Jewel

Cabin type: Suite

Cabin number: 11570

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 8 years ago

Review summary

The Norwegian Jewel is a beautiful ship with all the amenities you would expect. Our sailing was excellent and very smooth with the exception of a few rough seas on day 6 of the cruise. The dining was very good with a nice variety of menu items in the main dining rooms. The specialty restaurants are advertised aggressively by the ship but we honestly did not feel they were worth the value. Cagney's was a disappointment as our steaks were tough and the service very slow. The ports were very good and the shore excursions we chose to be excellent. Ketchikan was our favorite city and had a great time on the duck ride! The scenery in Skagway on the White Pass Rail Train was just gorgeous! We would definitely recommend this excursion! We took the Mendenhall Glacier tour in Juneau and it was quite spectacular but not our favorite excursion. Enjoyed the Sawyer Glacier more, which we saw from our ship. We took the duck ride in Victoria, BC and it was great! Very informative and gave us a chance to see the city. Overall, this cruise was a very nice experience and we had a great time!

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5

Entertainment

3 out of 5

Children's Programs

5 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Ship tip

Loved the freestyle dining!

Ports of call

Seattle, Washington

5 out of 5

Ketchikan, Alaska

5 out of 5
Loved this port! Delightful little city!

Juneau, Alaska

5 out of 5

Cruise Sawyer Glacier

5 out of 5

Skagway, Alaska

5 out of 5
Breathtakingly beautiful!

Victoria, British Columbia

5 out of 5
Lovely city!
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