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New Orleans Norwegian Jewel Cruise Reviews

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Shake, Rattle and Throw (up)

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Caribbean - Western

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cruizinma

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

The ship rocked and shook continuously. If the constant rocking and chugging does not make you sick, then the constant singing in the inferior buffet dining about "washy, washy, washy" will make most definitely nauseate you. This was my 10th cruise; second on NCL. The first time was 20 years ago on a different ship which at the time was probably new and simply re-christened as the Jewel. We had ...
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Sail Date: November 2014

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony

Traveled with children


PanCan, Emphasis on Disabled Travel

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Panama Canal & Central America

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marelind

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

We are a early 60's couple who booked the Panama Canal cruise for the third time. This time my mother, who just turned 90, came with us, wanting to see the new locks on the Canal. We love this itinerary because the 13 days is more relaxing than the usual 7-day cruises, it is a warm weather cruise and there are an almost equal number of port and sea days. This was our 10th Norwegian cruise; we have ...
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Sail Date: April 2014

Traveled with disabled person


Lifetime Memories With Panama Canal Centennial Transit & Repositioning

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Panama Canal & Central America

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kcfoxy

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

This is my 6th cruise and 4th with NCL. We have sailed the beautiful Jewel-class Jewel before, and like the mid-sized ships with about 2,200 pax. Embarkation was easy, the lines moving smoothly beginning about 11 a.m. with eager vacationers allowed to board at noon. We need wheelchair assistance, and have found it is better to wait until closer to noon, when attendants and WCs are released to ...
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Sail Date: April 2014

Traveled with disabled person


Great trip with friends thru Panama Canal

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Panama Canal & Central America

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Moedeknox

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

Originally I was worried about the number of sea days debut b/c we were with friends we spent the afternoon playing cards on those days. The steward we had was excellent in taking care of our cabin. The gym could use a few more recumbent bikes-- the exercise room stayed empty most of the time but the tread mills, elliptical machines and bikes stayed very busy. The food was the best. We ate at ...
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Sail Date: April 2014


Better then January cruise... but not great...

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Caribbean - Western

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ivy andev12212010

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

My Mother & I took this identical cruise in January of this year and were very disappointed. So when the opportunity presented itself to take it again (with my husband) decided to try again. For the most part I was pleased. The staff was way friendlier then in January. We purchased the Ultimate Dining Package again and were not disappointed. We ate in Cagney's, Teppanyaki (2), Le Bistro (2) & La ...
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Sail Date: April 2014


Slightly disappointed.....

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Caribbean - Western

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TinainGA

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

We were first time cruisers and we decided to choose NCL. We cruised to the Western Caribbean. Our ports were: - Cozumel, Mexico - Roatan, Honduras - Belize - Costa Maya, Mexico Embarkation was fairly easy although the wait time was over 30 minutes. Once on the ship, it was easy to navigate to our floor/cabin. Our room was an inside cabin and it was small but clean. We never had any issues ...
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Sail Date: April 2014


NOISE, NOISE, NOISE!!!!

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Caribbean - Southern

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jillh1

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

This was our first cruise and nothing like expected. It was all so noisy with Americans hootin' and hollerin' from morning to night. When the compere says "who's going to beach tomorrow?" is it really necessary for the deafening OOO OOO's. The pool disco was trying to make itself heard in England, we sat on a deck above but still couldn't make ourselves heard. The shows at night were full of self ...
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Sail Date: April 2014


NCL Jewel

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Caribbean - Western

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Checkmate1955

10+ Cruises

Age 2020s

This was out 6th cruise with NCL... We enjoyed the cruise and like cruising with NCL but had two bad experiences this time that will keep us from cruising with NCL until we have cruised with RCL a couple of times... Overall we have been on 11 cruises and the main reason we have cruised with NCL and Carnival is that we can drive to New Orleans in 5 hours.... Overall the cruise was good but our ...
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Sail Date: April 2014


First cruise with Norwegian and hopefully not the last!

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Caribbean - Western

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croozergrl

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

This was our first cruise with Norwegian and our third overall....the first two being with Carnival. I have to admit I was skeptical after reading the boards...so many negative comments...I was seriously worried that we'd made a mistake sailing on the Jewel. We were pleasantly surprised and I am glad to report that you should ignore all of the negative remarks about NCL and Jewel. We drove to ...
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Sail Date: April 2014


Cruising on the Norwegian Jewel

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Panama Canal & Central America

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YuKnowJack

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We recently went on a cruise on the Norwegian Jewel. We emarked at new Orleans, Went to Cartagena Columbia, Huatulco mexico, Puerto Vallarta Mexico, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. And disembarked in San Diego California. The cruise staff were wonderful. They did everything to accommodate your needs. No is not in their vocabulary unless it's impossible. The rooms were spacious. I thought the bathroom was ...
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Sail Date: April 2014


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