NCL Jewel Trip Sept 2015

Norwegian Jewel Cruise Review to Alaska - Inside Passage

Experience: 4-6 cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 19

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
Verified Review
7 Night Alaska Sawyer Glacier (Seattle Roundtrip)
Sail Date: September 12, 2015
Ship: Norwegian Jewel
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Cabin Number: 5016
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 2 years ago

First the Good: Food served was fantastic both in variety, flavor and preparation.  Ship's staff were very friendly and attentive to travelers needs. Ship condition observed by visiting most of the decks showed that the crew was "on the job" around the clock.  Now, the not so good.  Dining area in the Garden Cafe is lacking the table space for pleasant dining without crowding, movement to and from and through the narrow area is difficult.  Staterooms could be better arranged to allow passage to the bed by the installed table/cabinet.  TV mounting could be improved so not in way of movement thru cabin.  Overall experience of this cruise compared to last year's cruise on NCL Pearl shows great improvement in area of food served and condition of ship. 




Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5


3 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Comment above concerning obstructing furniture to bed area and placement of TV are two areas that could improve. To use bathroom area is a challenge at times especially in commode area (small space). Cleanliness was great and extra service given by our steward made this trip special.

Ship Tip

Ship's Food Staff are to be complemented on superb service and preparation of food. Come early or towards end of meal serving time to enjoy your meals.

5 out of 5
Arrive early to enjoy this city prior to cruise
5 out of 5
Walk the streets to see what this small town is all about.

Cruise Sawyer Glacier

5 out of 5
Marvel at Mother Natures creations and breath the fresh, cool air - a time of quiet solitude.
5 out of 5
Visit the town on one of the tours - a lot to see in a short time and take pictures to enjoy after your trip.
5 out of 5
Shop the many stores and see the area on a railway trip
5 out of 5
Canada our good neighbor has a grand display of buildings, food, gardens and scenic parks -enjoy it all and talk to the people..
Was this review helpful? 9

Leave a Comment

Remember: Be polite and respectful. Our diverse community is home to members with different opinions and a broad range of cruise experiences.

Other Reviews Of This Sailing

* is not a booking agent or travel agency, and does not charge any service fees to users of our site. Our partners (travel agencies and cruise lines) provide prices, which we list for our users' convenience. does not guarantee any specific rates or prices. While prices are updated daily, please check with the booking site for the exact amount. is not responsible for content on external web sites.

Back to Top