Norwegian Jewel Review
Itinerary: A 7-night Mexican Riviera cruise from Los Angeles with stops in Cabo, Mazatlan and Puerto Vallarta.
Traveling With: His wife
Stateroom Type: A balcony room
Embarkation: “It wasn’t pretty, but it was very quick…it’s very utilitarian [in looks].” David said it took about 45 minutes from curb to ship.
First Impressions of the Ship: David noted that it was around Easter season when they sailed, and it “looked like something you can just go to Target and get…there were cut outs of bunnies…just kind of glued to the wall.” The holiday decorations seemed to look cheap for a cruise ship, so he thought that was an odd first impression, “but we had a sit down lunch and that was very good.”
Thoughts on the Stateroom: Being used to Disney cruises, David commented that the rooms on Jewel were a bit smaller, and the bathroom was pretty tight. He did have praise for the shower and storage though, saying “the shower was really nice, it had [an] actual closing door rather than that curtain…plenty