661 Norwegian Jewel Tips

gardensofhansen
Jan 20, 2015

Tsar's Palace is very nice for open dining option versus the buffet at the Garden. The Garden was fine for family and breakfast and lunch.

westonturpin
Jan 27, 2015

There isn't a lot of storage in the rooms and it wasn't till the last day that we discovered that we could have stored our luggage under the bed if we had looked under the side of the bed instead of at the foot of the bed. We had the luggage in the closet and we could never get the doors to shut.

fntsyguru
Jan 27, 2015

Use the Freestyle Daily to help plan your daily activities... Prepay and set up Excursions if possible as line can get long on board for those that didn't preplan.

YangtzeCruiser
Jan 27, 2015

Definitely check out the dining room for lunch upon boarding

OldTex
Feb 05, 2015

If you don't find an empty table at the 12th Deck buffet, ask to join someone. You can meet some nice people that way. Wear comfortable shoes. It's a big ship and there is a lot of walking from one end to the other. Print out deck plans for decks 4 to 13 from the internet before you go.

makinhay
Feb 12, 2015

Go to the main dinning area. Most others were on the Lido or specialty restaurants.

rmarie20
Feb 19, 2015

Really enjoyed dining at O' Sheehan's Pub and Grill. Best kept secret.

joshferris
Mar 10, 2015

If you can, swing for the upscale restaurants. They are worth it. Also, unless you're a borderline alcoholic, I'd avoid the drink package.

tardis4
Mar 10, 2015

If you wish to dine in one of the main dining rooms go to Tzar in the back of the ship. It is much bigger and has great views of the back of the ship/water. Never had a waiting line like at Azura. They serve the exact same menu.

mcarpenter316
Mar 24, 2015

Make sure to check out O'Sheehan's as one of your dining options and watch for each dining area's nightly special.

briandayna
Apr 07, 2015

For example: If no tables at the garden cafe, walk to the Aft of deck 12 and take your food into Cucina. Was empty for the most part!

bradleylowe87
Apr 21, 2015

Upgrade your room from the inside cabin to a balcony and they throw in the Ultimate Beverage Package.... it's a great way to not have to worry about building up a bill drinking alcohol!

BrendaFields
Jun 19, 2015

For example: Bring the daily program with you when you leave your cabin so you know what's happening, where and when

isaromrc
May 07, 2015

On NCL Jewel Deck 7 (only one side) is the key corridor from front to back of ship and visversa.

jrs00pm
May 26, 2015

Use the pub O'Shaunneys for breakfast, no crowds, good food.

ltilford
May 26, 2015

The accommodations were great. Windows that got dirty and spotted were regularly cleaned to our great delight and the warm water of the pool was wonderful.

NCCruiserOcnl
Jul 07, 2015

Azura service is slow. Tsar has the same menu and faster service.

fredlinda
Jul 08, 2015

Very crowded buffet area so you may want to take your food outside near the pool. Beware that there is a smoking area on part of the deck area.

n4nsl100
Jul 18, 2015

Loved the Garden Cafe Buffet! If I had to say one negative it would be that Garden Cafe was not open 24 hours. Only restaurant open 24(other than room service which had very limited menu) was Osheenans(English style Pub) which also had limited menu.

bwoodard943
Sep 09, 2015

Sometimes it can be confusing as to what direction is the front (bow) of the ship. All you have to do is look at the fish pattern on the floor. The fish are always swimming towards the front (bow) of the ship! Very helpful!

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