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Norwegian Jewel Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
Verified Review
7 Night Western Caribbean (Houston Roundtrip)
Sail Date: March 14, 2015
Ship: Norwegian Jewel
Cabin Type: Inside
Cabin Number: 4533
Traveled As: Family (older children)
Reviewed: 3 years ago

Our cruise was very nice.  Norwegian Jewel was a beautiful boat and for the most part the staff was great.  There were a few restaurants that had so-so food but the French and Tsar's palace were wonderful.  Ports were awesome, wish there was a few more hours at Roatan.  For the most part the activities were good.  Bingo was very expensive, $69 for 2 big sheets that was over in an hour!  I thought that was a little much.  They lost my bag with all my makeup and medicine in it which I will never let out of my sight again.  I would suggest some sort of claim ticket procedure but that isn't how it works right now.  I would get a motion sick patch next time also.  It wasn't rough but I was motion sick a few days, however they do hand out motion pills at the front desk.  Overall, it was very nice there were just a few things I wish I could change

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
since they automatically get their tips when the cruise is over I felt some servers were not happy and interested in making your experience the best

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Think they could add alot more activities that aren't so expensive or game showish. crafts, contests, ect.


5 out of 5
The shows were good

Children's Programs

5 out of 5
My teenager loved the teen club and made great friends

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
For the most part everyone was wonderful

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
needed some updating

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Nice but a little cramped

Ship Tip

People kept telling me to bring water on the trip so I did and It was just a hassle and in the end the water there was fine. I would take a bubba mug thou and fill it up with what you want and use it on the excursions.

3 out of 5
3 out of 5
dont take an excursion to paradise island unless it is by a big boat. It was tredious and took a long time to get there.
5 out of 5
The ruins and underground river was amazing!!
5 out of 5
west bay was awesome
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