Quite dissappointed in the ship itself, but the ports were wonderful

Norwegian Jewel Cruise Review to Australasia

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 21

Overall rating:

3.5 out of 5
Norwegian Jewel

Southern Australia from Sydney

Sail date: February 10, 2018

Ship: Norwegian Jewel

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: 9581

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

Was expecting a lot more from this cruise line given the cost, little dissappointed


5 out of 5
It was the best embankment I have ever experienced fast and efficient

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

1 out of 5
Service was great in the restaurants , bar staff were quite abrubt and quite unfriendly and made you feel uneasy, not saying they were all like that but majority were, drink prices absolutely herendous , food average

Champagne Bar

1 out of 5

Majority were rude bar staff

Onboard Activities

2 out of 5


4 out of 5
Most nights the entertainment was excellent

Service and Staff

4 out of 5
Room stewards were excellent , bar staff very average

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
Ship layout was fine but no wow factor at all , clean and well maintained

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
Very comfortable , lovely pillows , great Suzanne bathroom with plenty of room, loved the shower sliding doors, always clean

Ship tip

Probably would not recommend this ship to my friends, and be prepared for the pricing that's way to expensive

Ports of call

Sydney, Australia

5 out of 5

Melbourne, Australia

4 out of 5

Adelaide, Australia

4 out of 5

Kangaroo Island, Australia

4 out of 5

Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

4 out of 5

Burnie, Tasmania, Australia

3 out of 5

Eden, Australia

3 out of 5


5 out of 5
Best ever disembarkation , fast and efficient
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