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Jewel of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern


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Experience: 2-3 cruises
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3.0 out of 5
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8 Night Eastern Caribbean (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)
Sail Date: March 22, 2008
Ship: Jewel of the Seas
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Family (older children)
Reviewed: 9 years ago
overall good cruise and a nice ship, dinning rooms over crowded and not enough deck chairs to lay on or lay with your family by pool. Casino is not smoke free, though it did offer some non smoking nights. Showes and room attendants where wonderful. Rock climbing always fun. My teens loved it, however my 11 year old had very little to do, did not care for their explorer program for kids her age.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
The food we had was excellent, the selection could be better.

Entertainment

5 out of 5
great variety and quality

Children's Programs

3 out of 5
14 year old loved it, the 11 year old didn't .....

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
some where exceptional and the dinningroom needs work.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
very clean convient layout, needs larger public areas, lobbies and dinning room. Waiters are trying to handle too many tables so you do not get first rate service.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
we managed with three in a room and where fine.
5 out of 5
walking distance to forts and shopping
Don't Miss: the iguanas at the fort.
5 out of 5
this was are favorite this time, took a tour, butterflys and marigot shopping both kids and adults enjoyed, the history behind the split island.
1 out of 5
Nothing is there, if you had a snorkoling tour it might have been ok, it is very underdeveloped with pushy people all around.
Don't Miss: skip this island
5 out of 5
We prefered the docks by the city that you could stroll through the streets, the new port is strip malls all in one parking lot, not very island like.
5 out of 5
Always enjoy, snorkeling was good the views are beautiful a fun island.

Pros: the shows

Cons: over crowded

Recommends Jewel of the Seas? Yes!

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