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Transatlantic Norwegian Jewel Transatlantic Cruise Reviews

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Not your grandma's Caribbean cruise

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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

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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?

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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


Jewel of a Cruise!

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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


NCLs Jewel is a jewel

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Uniall
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

THE TRANSATLANTIC was GREAT. We started with daytime temperatures of 80 degrees in Miami and finished at 65 degrees in Dover. That was a drop of about 1 degree a day over the 12 day cruise. The seas were calm to moderate with only one overnight of roughness. However, the 25 MPH wind from the ship's movement into a primarily angled wind across the bow, made outdoor activity (sun bathing) ...
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Sail Date: April 2009

Cabin Type: Penthouse with Large Balcony


Jewel of a transatlantic crossing

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tazzicat
First Time Cruiser

We just recently completed on 16th cruise since August of 2001, with this one being our 5th repositioning cruise...which we find very relaxing and a great bargain.We flew to Miami and stayed in the Embassy Suites prior to embarkation - which is a breeze since we now book suites on NCL ships because of the really great perks. Left the hotel at 11:00 am and were eating lunch in Cagney's by noon. ...
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Sail Date: April 2009

Cabin Type: Penthouse with Large Balcony


Transatlantic

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MrLTrizz
First Time Cruiser

I'm a 29yr old male who chose this cruise and brought my girlfriend as well as went with another couple of the same age.  The price was right (~$750pp) for a balcony which was then upgraded to a mini-suite due to additional reductions in price.  No matter what is said below - you can not beat the pricing of this cruise; inside cabins went for as low as $339pp.I booked online and while they were ...
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Sail Date: April 2009

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Mini-Suite with Balcony


Transatlantic adventure to Dover

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janisgrace
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

The Norwegian Jewel is quite colorful. We were greeted with champagne and orange juice upon arrival. It was next to impossible to find a seat in the buffet - this was a problem throughout the cruise. We preferred sitting in Mama's Kitchen where there was always available tables during the buffet. There were hardly any lines at the buffet, which was really impressive. On many past cruises you would ...
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Sail Date: April 2009

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony


Everlasting Rocking

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linnealee
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

What a rush it was getting on the ship in Miami, I never even saw so many people in one place on the ship even! It was disorganized and I longed to have at least had a Romance Suite (instead had a balcony room) just to avoid the horrendous line, it was so long it went out the door. We got on about 1:30 and rushed to eat in the Tsars Palace main dining room for lunch instead of the buffet. I was ...
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Sail Date: April 2009

Cabin Type: Family Balcony


Transatlantic pros & cons

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DURSEYGIRL
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

The Jewel did not appear to have comfortable places to sit & read - a frequent activity of transatlantic cruisers. Even the library chairs were uncomfortable.  With the very cool , windy weather, lounging on the pool deck was not an option. The entertainment was good , as well as the food in Tsar's Palace(free) restaurant. Freestyle dining made it possible to catch the shows twice, which we ...
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Sail Date: April 2009

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Inside


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