Norwegian Jade Cruise Review by cocruzlvrs
- Sail Date: March 2019
- Destination: Caribbean
The ship is very nice inside, with warm neutral colors replacing the very bold, bright colors of several years ago. The ship was always very clean, regardless of what part of the ship we were in.
The service and friendliness of the crew was for the most part outstanding. We had wonderful service in the Alizar from Solange, and our room steward Vanessa was great. The food was good, however, the main dining room nightly menu seemed to not be as good as on other sailings we taken with NCL.
Cagney's was good, as it always is. We also dined at Moderno, and the service was not as good as what we've experienced in the past. They were busy, however, we were short silverware and tongs, it took 10 minutes to get the sides brought to the table even though we'd already had 3 different meat selections offered.
The bar service could be stepped up a bit, especially in the casino. Many times there were no servers to be found in the casino - even when they weren't busy. Many in the casino complained about the lack of service while playing at a machine. Some of them would just wander by - without asking or saying anything at all. The line at the Pit Stop at times was very long, and sometimes the servers working in that area were not friendly at all. With that being said, we did have very good service in both of those areas by 2 particular servers when they were working.
Overall, it was a very nice trip. The entertainment was great, as it always is on NCL. Still love NCL, but really wish that they would step up in a few areas. The islands were beautiful, weather was great, and we met some really nice people!
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