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Norwegian Jewel Cruise Review to Alaska - Inside Passage


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 4

Overall Rating:

3.0 out of 5
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7 Night Alaska Sawyer Glacier (Seattle Roundtrip)
Sail Date: July 04, 2015
Ship: Norwegian Jewel
Cabin Type: Balcony
Cabin Number: 9014
Traveled As: Family (older children)
Reviewed: 2 years ago

My wife, son (20), daughter (15) and myself wanted to take a cruise and have the same the same cabin arrangement as we had on a recent cruise on Princess: my wife & I in 1 cabin, my son & daughter in a second adjoining cabin. No big deal, right? Well, it is to Norweigian Cruise Lines (NCL), and what a hassle it was through our trip. Norweigian requires that at least 1 person in each cabin be at least 21 years old. We found out why: there's an "honor bar" in each room. Why Norweigian can't remove the alcohol from cabins booked with only minors is beyond me. I understand that you don't want 2 10 year olds in a cabin together alone, but 20 & 15? Princess's policy is at least 1 person must be at least 18, which seems reasonable, and there's no "honor bar" to deal with. What a pain in the neck. Give me a Princess cruise any day.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Entertainment

5 out of 5

Children's Programs

5 out of 5

Service and Staff

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
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