Norwegian Jewel Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Contributor Level: Purser

Experience
7+ cruises

Review
1

Helpful Votes
6

4 out of 5

7 Day Caribbean Cruise

Sail Date: October 13, 2013

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Traveled As: Singles/Friends

Room Type: Balcony

For the money this was a good cruise. As compared to other cruise lines I have traveled (Carnival) (Royal Carribean) is was not as good. The food in the main dining rooms got boring very quickly. Menus items that I have become accoustomed to getting on a regular basis... ie:shrimp cocktail, chilled soups, gourmet desserts etc, were only available in the specialty dining rooms for an additional charge. The right side of the menu stayed the same for the entire 7 days. I did get the personalized attention from the wait staff that I have come to expect. Cherrylnn, (Dinning Room Manger) and Sandra,( Dietician) went way above all expectation.  One of our party has a condition which she has to be gluten free and these two ladies went out of their way to make dinner fantastic.  The entertainment was very good. The activities were good, but not very diverse. The cabins were smaller than other cruise lines. The comfort of the common seating areas was lacking, and the buffet only had seating on the starboard side. It wasn't a bad experience, just not as good as some other cruises I have taken.

Ship Quality
Food and Dining
Nothing to write home about, so so.
Cabin / Stateroom
Just a little small
Service and Staff
one couple in our party recieved notice of a death in the family. The crew was very understanding and worked with our friends.
Entertainment
Children's Programs n/a
Onboard Activities
Destinations and Excursions
New Orleans, Louisiana
I would like to see covered parking.
Cozumel, Mexico The Dolphinaris was great.
Belize City, Belize
Coxen Hole, Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras Great Beach for diving
Costa Maya (Mahahual), Mexico


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