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Norwegian Jewel Cruise Review to Alaska - Gulf of Alaska

Cruises: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 31

Overall rating:

3.8 out of 5
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Norwegian Jewel

7 Night Alaska Inside Passage Southbound (Seward To Vancouver)

Sail date: May 27, 2019

Ship: Norwegian Jewel

Cabin type: Oceanview

Cabin number: 5530

Traveled as: Family (older children)

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

This was our first ever cruise. Service was wonderful, but I felt everyone in sales was too pushy. Otherwise crew was great to us. I was most disappointed with the mid and late day meals. Meats were served too tough and cold.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Seamlessly easy

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Drinks were very good, food not so much....

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Each show we attended was tops

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Every person with whom we came in contact went above and beyond to assure we were well taken care of

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Layout was very confusing...to get to some places you had to go to another level then go either up or down

Cabin / Stateroom

2 out of 5
Well appointed, good use of the space but the mattresses were old, hard and lumpy. My back hurt from the first night to the last

Ship tip

Stay clear of fancy, higher priced restaurants. The food was mediocre in every one of them.

Ports of call

Seward (Anchorage), Alaska

3 out of 5
We embarked in Seward. Did not visit area surrounding

Icy Strait Point (Hoonah), Alaska

3 out of 5

Juneau, Alaska

3 out of 5

Cruise Sawyer Glacier

4 out of 5

Skagway, Alaska

5 out of 5

Ketchikan, Alaska

5 out of 5

Cruise Inside Passage, Alaska

4 out of 5

Vancouver (Canada Place), British Columbia

3 out of 5
Disembarking here was easy.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Seamless
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