Panama Canal Cruise

Norwegian Jewel Cruise Review to Panama Canal, Central America

Experience: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 3
Helpful Votes: 28

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
Verified Review
19 Night Panama Canal & Pacific Coastal (Houston To Seattle)
Sail Date: April 18, 2015
Ship: Norwegian Jewel
Cabin Type: Balcony
Cabin Number: 8534
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 3 years ago

Everything on this NCL Cruise was very good. The price was excellent, the staff outstanding and mostly very accomodating. We only ate breakfasts and dinners at Main restaurants.

Breakfasts were very good, serve staff varied from OK to arrogant and one in particular even making

faces and rolling eyes at our reguests from the provided menus.

Dinners were not so very good, Dinners consisted of the same food ingredients for 15 evenings

just named different (language) on Menu each evening. Servers were Magnificent.       

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Same Dinner different Menu name 15 nights.

Onboard Activities



3 out of 5
Bad views unless you are tall.

Children's Programs


Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Rowen at dining, Edith Santos all over the place, and Dr. Reyes Med Clinic.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Noticeable signs of wear.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Ok if your are small, but wait somewhere else around the ship until noon for room to be cleaned.

Ship Tip

On NCL Jewel Deck 7 (only one side) is the key corridor from front to back of ship and visversa.

Houston, Texas Did not visit port

Airport only.
3 out of 5
Watch your belongings, and prepare to be mob harassed by trinket sellers.
5 out of 5
Take a nap transit is 8 hours.
5 out of 5
Excursion buses drive right up the pier next to Cruise ship and drop you off at same place. So if you want to do town shopping be prepared to walk the pier 2 Blks back.
3 out of 5
3 out of 5

San Francisco, California Did not visit port


Astoria, Oregon Did not visit port


Victoria, British Columbia Did not visit port


Seattle, Washington Did not visit port

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