Jewel of the Seas is a large ship, carrying 2501 passengers and 859 crew, and sails from Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy and San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Price: $     Size: L     Refurbished: 9 yrs ago    

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"Dinner in the main dining room was just OK." in 147 reviews.

"The cruise director and his staff were first rate, and the activities kept us busy every day." in 49 reviews.

"The dining in the specialty restaurant s was needed because the dining room fare was..." in 11 reviews.


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Worst cruse experience to date

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My husband and I have been on about 25 cruises and this was definitely our worse experience.... And our most expensive at that! 

We were tied into the itinerary so we didn't have another choice but to go on an old RCCL ship...

food mediocre, service mediocre no pool chairs (people with towels on the floor everywhere) 1 soft serve iceream station which by the way closes when windjammer closes.... I went to get iceream after returning from a port and it was closed... Wow!!!!!

after coming back from a port at 9:30 pm the windjammer closed at 10 & there was nothing to eat.... The little snack station in the adult pool is horrendous! 

Also got kicked out of the adult jacuzzi at 10pm after getting back at 9:30 from port....

seemed like everyone we spoke to was unhappy with their cruise experience. 

Very very sad... Royal used to be my favorite, but it seems like only if you cruise the large new ships will you get that awesome experience.... I'm tired of the Caribbean which is where the new ships sail....

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Good destination!

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The destinations of the cruise were very nice. It was very easy to tour by yourself. Foods and shows to improve but overall a good cruise.  Service at the main dining was very attentive

 

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Don't miss out on the trip of a lifetime.

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Monks and Santorini were exceptional ports. The food in Tides was outstanding, as was the service. Food and service in the Windjammer was acceptable. The Jewel statehood were clean, well appointed, and comfortable. The ship overall was better than expected. 

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ROOM FOR IMPROVEMENT

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The staff is very pleasant and fun to be around. The activities on board are very limited. After 1am the ship shuts down even the casino is a ghost town. The food was average. Out of the four cruises I've taken the food choices weren't impressive.

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An experiance not easy to forget

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Easy check-in and check-out. Great service on board. Clean and comfortable cabin.

One should not have to pay for the water from the minibar in the cabin especially after one bought the beverage package.

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Fantastic week cruising!

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Loved the cruise ship, it was comfortable and the layout made it very easy to navigate around the ship.    All crew members were always so helpful.  The ports were so much fun.   We chose not to take any of the many formal tours.   We planned our own excursions.   HappyLoveBig Smile

 

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Ephesus was the highlight of the cruise.  Recommend booking independent tour.  Santorini was a disappointment due to the tendering process and the limited time available to tour the island.  would book the tour with the cruise ship to maximize your time on santorini.  They tendered out first.  Rest of the cruise was great.

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never again cruise with Royal Carabean

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the food was the only thing decent about this cruise. The ship was very dirty - the chairs dinning tables, the buttons on the elevators - the shows were the worst !!!

The staff looked like they did not want to be there.  

NEVER AGAIN WILL I CRUISE WITH THIS SHIP !!!!

 

 

 

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If you like to drink a lot, a beverage package may be something to consider. The cost of a beer is around $6.00, a mixed drink $7.00, and a glass of wine $7.00. FYI: gratuity's are added on for any purchases you make at the bar.

The Solarium pool area was less crowded than the main pool on most days. The Sea View Cafe was a little hidden gym up on the 12th deck that served made to order diner food - great for a quick snack, especially when the Windjammer was closed between meals!

The Seaview Cafe has the best chili ever!!!

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