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Dover Norwegian Jewel Cruise Reviews

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Not your grandma's Caribbean cruise

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Transatlantic

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cruise pup

First Time Cruiser

Overall, this was a very enjoyable cruise. That said, I must warn that this route is not for those expecting glorious weather. I was well aware that booking a North Atlantic cruise in September could lead to a bumpy ride and I was not disappointed. More of that later in the review. My pre-cruise arrangements were made by myself. I flew from EWR-LHR on Virgin-Atlantic 3 days before the ...
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Sail Date: September 2009

Cabin Type: Family Inside


We enjoyed the Jewel

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Transatlantic

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bjb1957

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

We started off feeling like we were stranded in the airport at Gatwick. Once we got through customs and into the terminal building there was no NCL person to be found. We wanted to take the NCL bus to the port, I had contacted NCL prior to our departure and was assured that our name would be put on the "list" to reserve space on the bus for us. I went to the airport information desk and had the ...
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Sail Date: September 2009


NCL.... Lobster anyone?

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Transatlantic

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Rosiernk

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

The cruise.. in a nutshell.. Flew to NYC, and then got on the big bird, 777, to London, man that beast looks big, especially when you sit in row 42 of 43 rows.. LOL. Tiny seats, no leg room.. the body curves so you really don't have much legroom on the window seat, but we figured it beats the 5 seats in the middle... let the time warp start! The sun was up and then it was DOWN and then it was UP. ...
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Sail Date: September 2009


NaplesBoy visits the Baltic

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Baltic Sea

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NAPLESBOY

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

We are a professional couple from Naples, Florida, USA - no kids. We flew into Heathrow, and took the train down to Dover. We stayed at the Churchill (great location, lackluster hotel), and took a taxi to the ship. Off to the various ports, liked them all. Weather was perfect. We particularly liked Stockholm. The only tours we took were in St Petersburg (because of the visa ...
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Sail Date: September 2009

Cabin Type: Aft-Facing Mini-Suite with Balcony


Jewel of a Cruise!

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Transatlantic

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johnql

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

Bottom Line This is a very long review, so for those who want to skip to the bottom line, here it is - I very much enjoyed my cruise on the Jewel. As noted below, there were a few minor negatives, but they were far outweighed by the positives. The ship is nice, the itinerary was excellent (other than missing a port), the staff was great, the entertainment was good (with Le Cirque Bijou being ...
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Sail Date: September 2009

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony


Great Way to See Europe for the Family

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Baltic Sea

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GoofingOff

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

This was my 7th cruise (Princess in '02, Celebrity in '04 & '06, NCL in '07, and RCCL twice in 2008). I traveled with my wife and three children (5, 4, and 2). With us were my parents (60s), my sister and her children (10 & 9), and my aunt. We stayed in London at Le Meridien Piccadilly Circus for 2 nights pre-cruise. We used the underground to get from Heathrow to PC. That was really easy but ...
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Sail Date: August 2009

Cabin Type: Family Balcony

Traveled with children


Exceeded Expectations

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Baltic Sea

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newto

First Time Cruiser

Age 20s

I am 16. I pretty much organised this cruise, mum paid and brother (14) came for the ride Embarkation at Dover was easy. The check in queue moved quickly, and there was a short wait to board, but the process was all very efficient. During the day, the pool had quite loud music playing, whether it was live or not. The music was usually played over and over again. The pools were good, as was the ...
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Sail Date: August 2009

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony

Traveled with children


Jewel doesn't live up to her name

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Baltic Sea

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hrochas

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

My wife and I recently returned from a Baltic Capitol cruise on the Norwegian Jewel. A jewel it was not. The line touts its freestyle cruising, but it is anything but free. They nickle and dime you to death, e.g. $10 to exchange currency, $10 to $25 cover charge per person for the opportunity to eat at an alternative restaurant rather than at the dining rooms which serve bland, tasteless meals ...
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Sail Date: August 2009

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


Just back from Heaven

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Baltic Sea

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jakkinu

First Time Cruiser

Age 40s

Hi, I just came back from the Baltic cruise on the NCL Jewel. It was just perfect, we had a lovely time and already miss it. Embarkation was fast were on the ship in less then 1 hour. Days at sea were great lots of things to do if you want to or just relax as we did. Ports were all nice, the only thing that I think should be changed is the 2 days in St' Perersburg. One day in enough ...
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Sail Date: August 2009

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Inside

Traveled with children


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Chilly Adventure in the Baltics

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Baltic Sea

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scranton33

First Time Cruiser

Age 30s

This is my 10th cruise, but my first cruise with Norwegian (I have previously cruised with Princess, Holland America, and Royal Caribbean). Overall my friend and I greatly enjoyed ourselves (we are both in our twenties), but they were things that we would definitely recommend that the ship consider improving: 1. There is a $10 fee to exchange money - ouch! I would recommend going to an atm in ...
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Sail Date: August 2009


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