Cruise was nice, but on par with Princes

Jewel of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
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8 Night Eastern Caribbean (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)
Sail Date: March 10, 2007
Ship: Jewel of the Seas
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Large Group
Reviewed: 11 years ago
Overall the cruise was good, great stops, the entertainment was horrible, same singers and dancers throughout the cruise, they were at best OK, there was a magician on board who performed, and you could see him pulling things out of his jacket!
Cruise director was great! very friendly! They just brought him onboard maybe to boost entertainment value.
Staterooms are advertised as some of the biggest in the cruise industry, but when furnished, were cramped even for 2 people.
NO laundery facilities on board, so bring plenty of clean clothes, they will do the laundry for you, but it is like $3.50 for a pair of pants.
3 out of 5
City was nice for historical value, lots of hawkers
Don't Miss: The fort
5 out of 5
Very friendly people, great shopping!
5 out of 5
Clean, great shopping!
5 out of 5

Don't Miss: Straw market
1 out of 5
Very dirty city, lots of beggers, shopping was poor

Pros: Itinerary

Cons: Entertainment, organization

Recommends Jewel of the Seas? Yes!

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