Alaska Cruise

Norwegian Jewel Cruise Review to Alaska - Gulf of Alaska

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 5

Overall rating:

3.1 out of 5
Norwegian Jewel

7 Night Alaska Inside Passage Southbound (Seward To Vancouver)

Sail date: July 30, 2018

Ship: Norwegian Jewel

Cabin type: Oceanview

Cabin number: 4504

Traveled as: Large Group

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

I am not thrilled with NCL. The food was very subpar, bars closed by 10pm. I have had better service elsewhere.

Embarkation

5 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

2 out of 5

Tsar's Main Dining Room

3 out of 5

The atmosphere was nice, but food not very good.

Sky High Bar and Grill

4 out of 5

The bartenders were friendly. Since this was one of the smoking areas, I think the bar should have been open more.

Garden Cafe

3 out of 5

The food was okay.

Azura Main Dining Room

3 out of 5

The atmosphere was nice.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5

Entertainment

2 out of 5

Theater

4 out of 5

The theater was nice. This was where we went for muster drill - very low key & not what I've been used to!

Spinnaker Lounge

4 out of 5

The lounge was nice, but the entertainment was below par.

Service and Staff

3 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
The cabin was clean, plenty of hangers. It took 2 requests to separate the bed & remove from cabin the items in the refrigerator. There was only 1 night with a towel animal!

Ports of call

Seward (Anchorage), Alaska

1 out of 5
I did not see anything in this port. Arrived by cruise train right to the terminal, and onto the ship.

Icy Strait Point (Hoonah), Alaska

3 out of 5

Juneau, Alaska

4 out of 5

Skagway, Alaska

4 out of 5

Ketchikan, Alaska

4 out of 5

Vancouver (Canada Place), British Columbia

4 out of 5

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
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