Norwegian Jewel Cruise Review to Panama Canal, Central America

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4 out of 5

Panama Canal Cruise

Sail Date: April 18, 2015

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Balcony

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.       

Destinations and Excursions
WOW Great one and all!
Ship Quality
Noticeable signs of wear.
Food and Dining
Same Dinner different Menu name 15 nights.
Cabin / Stateroom
Ok if your are small, but wait somewhere else around the ship until noon for room to be cleaned.
Service and Staff
Rowen at dining, Edith Santos all over the place, and Dr. Reyes Med Clinic.
Bad views unless you are tall.
Children's Programs N/A
Onboard Activities N/A
Houston, Texas Airport only.
Cartagena, Colombia
Watch your belongings, and prepare to be mob harassed by trinket sellers.
Panama Canal Transit
Take a nap transit is 8 hours.
Puntarenas, Costa Rica
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.
Huatulco, Mexico
Acapulco, Mexico
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
San Francisco, California N/A
Astoria, Oregon N/A
Victoria, British Columbia N/A
Seattle, Washington N/A


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

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