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Norwegian Jewel Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western


Contributor Level: Third Mate
Experience: 4-6 cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 16

Overall Rating:

4.0 out of 5
Verified Review
7 Night Western Caribbean (Houston Roundtrip)
Sail Date: January 10, 2015
Ship: Norwegian Jewel
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Cabin Number: 4584
Traveled As: Singles/Friends
Reviewed: 2 years ago

The Norweigan Jewel left out of the Bayport Terminal near Houston.  The facilities there were good.  The ship was very nice, and the crew was exceptionally friendly.  I personally enjoy a smaller ship with fewer people, but the Jewel took care of the crowds well. The evening entertainment was good, but not as good as some I have experienced.  Overall the ship was lots of fun and the food good. Cozumel was a good port of call.  I did not get off the ship at Belize, as I had seen Mayan ruins and did not want to snorkle. Hondurus was okay, but nothing great.  Maybe it will improve with time. Overall I enjoyed my week on the Jewel.

 

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
There was good variety and good quality.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
There was always a game or activity to participate in.

Entertainment

3 out of 5
I did not care for the magician.

Children's Programs

It looked good "from a distance" as I did not have a child involved.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Pablo on Deck 4 was our star crew member.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
The ship was clean and in good condition.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
It was small but comfortable. The location was great. The room was not noisy as one guest from another deck complained.

Ship Tip

The room service is included in the ship fare. We enjoyed coffee sent to the room each morning. They also had large screen viewing of NFL football game playoffs.

5 out of 5
NASA is nice.
5 out of 5
We visited Mr. Sancho's Beach Resort.

Belize City, Belize Did not visit port

Did not get off ship at Belize.
3 out of 5
We took a cab to see the city square. The driver did not speak English, so we were disappointed that he could not point out things.
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