Jewel of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

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4 out of 5

Relaxing but not boring

Sail Date: November 11, 2007

Reviewed: 8 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Suite

The ship was clean and well maintained with a very helpful staff. I had planned on paying the extra money for the specialty restaurants but the main dining room experience made it unnecessary. Since food is free I had expected sodas to be part of the price of sailing so I did not like paying $40.00 for sodas. I would recommend skipping the shopping seminar since it seems to be a direct sales pitch for Diamonds International. We were very dissappointed with Royal Caribbean's recommendations in this regard.

Pros: Food was great

Cons: Sodas should be complimentary

Recommends Jewel of the Seas? Yes!

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The Mayan ruins at Chichen Itza were great, well worth the 3 hour bus ride. We picked up tons of gifts at the site where locals were actually making them in front of you.
Don't Miss: Mayan ruins in Chichen Itza, Mexico
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Shopping was stressful and the salesmen relentless, especially at the stores recommended by Royal Caribbean.
Don't Miss: Royal Dolphin Swim was outstanding!!!
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