Norwegian Jewel Seward to Vancouver

Norwegian Jewel Cruise Review

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 5
Helpful Votes: 31

Overall rating:

4.8 out of 5
Norwegian Jewel

7 Night Alaska Inside Passage Southbound (Seward To Vancouver)

Sail date: June 10, 2019

Ship: Norwegian Jewel

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: 10005

Traveled as: Family (older children)

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

We did the Norwegian Cruise Tour before the cruise and it was great. Took a train from Fairbanks to Denali National Park was great. The tour guide was fantastic. Would recommend. Then we met the Ship in Seward. The cruise was great and we had a great time. I feel Alaska is one of the best cruises that you can take.

Embarkation

5 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Buffet was OK, did not eat in main dining room. Only specialty Restaurants.

Cagney's Steakhouse

3 out of 5

Not very good, felt like in Dinner in rush hour. Good was just OK

Mama's Italian Restaurant

3 out of 5

It was called La Cusina I believe. It was Italian restaurant. Was just OK, nothing that stood out.

Le Bistro

5 out of 5

By far the best restaurant on the ship, great food and service.

Chin Chin Asian Restaurant

3 out of 5

They pack you in here, food was just OK.

Teppanyaki

4 out of 5

Food was good but rushed us both times we ate here. I think because they only had 4 stations so they had to turn them to service all the people. Food was very good.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5

Entertainment

4 out of 5

Theater

5 out of 5

Saw a comedian’s show, he was great.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
The staff throughout the ship was good to great. Our room steward Rodrick, was the best we had on all 10 other cruises we had gone on, not all Norwegian.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Was in good shape for the age of the ship. Like finding the Martini bar not easy. It was put in the maderno restaurant with only a few seats. At least they added it to this small ship.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Inside cabin, had a good amount of storage and we made it work for 3 people. Very quiet.

Ship tip

No reservations at the shows, so get there early if you want a seat. One show we got there when started and we had to stand to watch it.

Ports of call

Ketchikan, Alaska

5 out of 5

Skagway, Alaska

5 out of 5

Juneau, Alaska

5 out of 5
Did musher’s camp excursion. My 14 year Daughter loved it, learned a lot about sled dogs.

Icy Strait Point (Hoonah), Alaska

5 out of 5
Went whale watching from here. Had a great time. Did not do much in port.

Seward (Anchorage), Alaska

5 out of 5
Met ship here after a great land tour that started in Fairbanks. Seward looks beautiful , I wish we could of spent some time here.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
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