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Seward Norwegian Jewel Cruise Reviews

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"Alaska cruise was great. The ship was extremely clean, the staff goes out of their way to be friendly, The entertainment was good in quality of shows and variety. The cruise from start to finish was well organized...."Read More
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FLresident4

6-10 Cruises

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Some REALLY GOOD . . . Some REALLY BAD

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Alaska

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Petersonfcu

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

My wife and I cruised on the Jewel from Anchorage to Vancouver. We have now cruised 27 times, mostly on Carnival, Princess, and Norwegian (six times). I occasionally post cruise reviews here, but only when the experience is pretty good or pretty bad. Our recent Alaska cruise on the Jewel qualifies in both categories. So here goes, starting with the good.. Fairly good cruise fare pricing ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Inside


Awesome

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GailRopp

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

Beautiful ship, well appointed. All bars had awesome staff, especially Magnums and O’Shanahons . Specialty restaurants that we picked had wonderful food. We didn’t buy and shore excursions, (too $$$$) but, did do the port shopping experience. Disappointed in daytime entertainment options when we returned to ship. Appreciated the hand sanitizer stations throughout the ship. Best ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Oceanview Picture Window


Alaskan Cruise

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Alaska

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erodrig26

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

This was a bucket list item in that I wanted to visit Alaska (the only state I hadn't been to) and to experience the coast of Alaska. We did the land portion of our trip first and the cruise on the way back so it would be restful and that it was. The only disappointment was that the route is such that you only see minimal amount of the coastline and a lot of water. An up close view of Hubbard ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Oceanview Porthole Window


Alaska in September? Be prepared for liquid sunshine.

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ews25

2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

The good: drinks, bar service, cabin service, food service (but not universally food quality) embarkation, disembarkation. Five for free. The mediocre: food everywhere except Cagney's and La Cucina (and the one lunch we had in the main dining room). Especially the oily yellow lab that passes for low-rent velveeta, which is as close to cheese as you get in an omelette or on a burger. Also, ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


Alaska Southbound 9/16 enjoyable

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Alaska

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libtrek

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

This was our 6th Alaska cruise, 3rd on NCL. We flew to Anchorage on Saturday for the Monday cruise. You do need to plan $100+ to get yourself to the port. We did a taxi from Seward with another couple to save $. The train/bus options are either morning or early afternoon. We booked guaranteed less than a month before the cruise. Got a good price and all 5 options. Room assignment given within a ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Family Balcony


They do it right!

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kalenaj

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

Wanted the itinerary so I chose this cruise and I have been cruising primarily on NCL. On the Jewel the staff makes you feel like family. The entertainment this cruise ( end of Sept) to Alaska was excellent. Stateroom was great and the Jewel was recently renovated. Recognized the Hotel Director Steven as I have cruised on the Jewel a few times previously. The food was good, some menu items ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Oceanview Picture Window


Bucket list vacation

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Alaska

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CC rider one

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

The cruise was the second part of my Alaska adventure . Something I have always wanted to experience. The ports and excursions were amazing , the scenery breathtaking and we saw bears ! We had a mini suite with a balcony and that was a real treat to be able sit out there and see whales ,seals and the beautiful mountain ranges. Our room steward Shakia (spelled wrong) was charming and very ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony


Alaska is amazing

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mary and paul

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

We cruised with NCL on the Jewel, 9/2-9/9. We took the train to Seward. We took the early train, so we could have time to walk around Seward. Their is not much to see in Seward and it was raining so we went back to the ship. First stop was Hubbard Glacier, it was breathtaking. We got to see and hear ice calving. It was truly hard to take in everything we saw at this glacier. Second stop was ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony


Alaska Cruise 2019

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Alaska

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bvett

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

We chose a balcony stateroom and so glad that we did. We could watch the scenery and Hubbard glacier right from our room. We also watched for wildlife and took pictures from our balcony. The service, food, cleanliness and accommodations were all fantastic. We were able to stretch our legs with walking about the ship whenever we would like. There was food available at 6am for early risers and ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony


Alaska Cruise on NCL Jewel was perfect!

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namastenana

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

Our previous cruise was on NCL and in booking a trip to Alaska, we choose it again and were not disappointed. The NCL Jewel was updated last fall and feels like a new ship. Our mini-suite was perfect with a little extra room and full bath. We were traveling with our adult children, so it was nice to have the extra space when they visited us or used our balcony for glacier viewing. The staff are ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Mini-Suite with Balcony


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