Norwegian Jewel cruise to Honduras

Norwegian Jewel Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 16

Overall rating:

2 out of 5
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Norwegian Jewel

7 Night Western Caribbean (Houston Roundtrip)

Sail date: November 01, 2014

Ship: Norwegian Jewel

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: 4565

Traveled as: Large Group

Reviewed: 5 years ago

Review summary

Overall, the cruise was a disappointment.  On board activities were few and repetitive.  The port of Trujillo, Honduras was awful.  Our tour package stated a "tram ride through historic Trujillo.". the tram was an old bus with poor air conditioning that was oversold and people had to sit on fold down seats in the aisle.  Historic Trujillo was 4 statues in disrepair!  The citizens were happy to see us as I am sure they are encouraged that the cruise ships will bring some economy to their village, but  this tour was not what I wanted to do on my vacation.

The staff was very accommodating and friendly and we all especially enjoyed the "Washi-Washie" young man at the café. 

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
No variety on buffet, pastries were stale..

Onboard Activities

1 out of 5
no variety

Entertainment

1 out of 5
most of the acts were reminiscent of a high school production.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Viviana from Columbia, Yvonne from Columbia, and the staff at the martini bar. Lada, the waitess at Azure was very attentive.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
hallways to stateroom were always cluttered with housekeeping items

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
The bathroom was better than some other ships and the shower was nice.

Ship tip

Beverage packages did not allow for 2 different preferences and assumed both people had to drink. We paid corking fee for wine brought on board, but did not like carrying a bottle of wine around. A pre-purchased wine package would be appropriate.

Ports of call

Houston, Texas

5 out of 5
parking was very convenient and accessible

Cozumel, Mexico

5 out of 5
we enjoyed the dolphin swim and would recomment it

Belize City, Belize

3 out of 5

Trujillo, Honduras

1 out of 5
avoid this port!
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