Not quite to my expectations.

Norwegian Jewel Cruise Review to Panama Canal, Central America

Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Vote: 1

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
19 Night Panama Canal & Pacific Coastal (Houston To Seattle)
Sail Date: April 18, 2015
Ship: Norwegian Jewel
Cabin Type: Inside
Cabin Number: 10537
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 2 years ago

Airport transfer at IAH was chaotic, NCL reception staff had no accurate information, they gave out different information to different people.  Some people waited 4 hours to get to cruise terminal.

Excursion consultant staff did not have any additional knowledge besides what was already printed in the descrition.  It was a waste of time to ask them anything.

Garden Cafe was dirty and greasy, there were crumbs and food stuff seen on the floor from day one. Some remained there for days.  Windows there were not clean.

Both restaurants and cafe seem to be understaffed.  Service takes a long time.  


Food and Dining

3 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5


3 out of 5

Service and Staff

3 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
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City's infrastructure is not up to the tourists crowd, streets are very narrow and dirty. Tour bus had to make K-turns in every corner.
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