Panama Canal Cruise

Norwegian Jewel Cruise Review to Panama Canal, Central America

Experience: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 4
Helpful Votes: 27

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
Verified Review

Sail Date: February 14, 2016
Ship: Norwegian Jewel
Cabin Type: Suite
Cabin Number: 11110
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 2 years ago

I am not a big NCL fan, but on this cruise I have very little to complain about. The ship, room, and food were very good. The entertainment was great. I did not like the three stops at Guatemala, Nicaragua and Costa Rica. They were all industrial ports with no shopping and the tours were lacking. Passing through the canal was great as we had a local narrator to tell us all the highlights. The drinks were way overpriced. I am not a big drinker, but paying over twelve dollars for a plain Margarita is a little steep.  I do recommend this cruise for everyone.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5


5 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
My mini-suite was as advertised. Plenty of room for two people.

Ship Tip

Stay away from The Tsar's Palace restaurant for breakfast. The service was terrible.

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