Pacific coastal

Norwegian Jewel Cruise Review to Coastal - West Coast

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

Overall rating:

3.8 out of 5
Norwegian Jewel

Pacific Coastal from Vancouver

Sail date: October 07, 2019

Ship: Norwegian Jewel

Cabin type: Suite

Cabin number: 11042

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

Excursions we're pricey and harder to book than other cruises sold out easily and had to b wait listed

Embarkation

3 out of 5
Slow had to stand in line for long time when given 10-10:30 Ck in assuming we would Ck in not wait in long lines

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Pleased with food

Onboard Activities

2 out of 5
We paid 129 ea for thermal spa only used once wasn't expecting most were divided by sex joint area was super crowded and had to wait to get warming chairs or seat in hot tub

Entertainment

4 out of 5
Pretty good but comedy show only twice one wasn't till 10:30pm rather have magic comedy entertainers etc than musical

Children's Programs

No children on board

Service and Staff

4 out of 5
Did their jobs good enough

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
We lucked out with cabin between fromt and mid ship elevator didn't have to walk far to entertainment or food just take elevator to different levels

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
Roomy but princess ships have 2 tv in mini suite didn't care for mini bar taking refrigerator room when we had beverage pkg didn't care for closet opening at side of bed

Ship tip

Free isn't really free when I have to pay for gratuity beverage pkg cost about $20 per person per day in gratuity

Ports of call

Vancouver (Canada Place), British Columbia

3 out of 5
No excursions but probably would have if we had know they weren't letting us on ship at assigned time

Victoria, British Columbia

4 out of 5
Mainly wanted to see Bushart gardens it was worth the trip

Astoria, Oregon

3 out of 5
Not a lot of interest here

San Francisco, California

4 out of 5
Planned to go to Muir Woods but closed due to fires switched to Alcatraz enjoyed that but Sausalito not worth the stop

Monterey, California

3 out of 5
Expensive area enjoyed the scenery

San Pedro (Los Angeles), California

3 out of 5
Liked the Santa Monica pier would have rather driven past Hollywood sign as Beverly Hills

Disembarkation

3 out of 5
Better than getting on
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