Our first NCL Cruise

Norwegian Jewel Cruise Review

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 8

Overall rating:

4.6 out of 5
Norwegian Jewel

Pacific Coastal from Vancouver

Sail date: October 07, 2019

Ship: Norwegian Jewel

Cabin type: Suite

Cabin number: 8630

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

Our first time with Norwegian Cruise lines was not impressed.


1 out of 5
NCL Cruise documents don’t show that you have boarding priority as I was told I told the agent I was told we had priority boarding she looked at my documents and said first time cruiser no priority get in that long line. They sent me the documents as well as the luggage tags how hard would it be for them to have some kind of notation regarding priority boarding.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Food so so Availability to get into the main dining room not so good

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5


5 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

4 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
Outdated Be nice if they were able to have a bigger couch Drawers didn’t work Cupboards pretty small closet was kind of awkward way it was laid out

Ship tip

If drink package is not included don’t bother with it

Ports of call

San Pedro (Los Angeles), California

5 out of 5
Disembark meant went smooth our transportation to the airport was OK we use SuperShuttle price was right

Monterey, California

5 out of 5
Spent the day touring Carmel wonderful day

San Francisco, California

5 out of 5
Our tour got cancelled no problem we called friends and joined them for lunch and watched the air show

Astoria, Oregon

5 out of 5
Did the coast tour Tillamook was a great tour but not exactly what the description led us to believe. Lunch with Origen wine tasting was actually sack lunch with a bottle of water at the blimp hanger. Our tour guide was fantastic she really knows the area and history. I wish I had recorded her

Victoria, British Columbia

5 out of 5
Beautiful city we did the gardens and castle tour good tour needs to be longer

Vancouver (Canada Place), British Columbia

5 out of 5
Did a private tour to the cruise ship rainy day our tour guide was fantastic


5 out of 5
Went smoothly

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