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Jewel of the Seas Cruise Review to Panama Canal, Central America

Experience: 4-6 cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 8

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
Verified Review
10 Night Caribbean & Panama Canal (Miami Roundtrip)
Sail Date: April 03, 2009
Ship: Jewel of the Seas
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 9 years ago
Mid size ship that was very nice. Not enough elevators, constantly waiting. Also no laundry facilities for guests to use

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Excellent food and great service.


5 out of 5
Out of the 10 day trip, only 4 days had real shows, the rest were "one man bands". But they did bring the "Platters" on for a performance, which was excellent.

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
Very nice, but the cleaning wasn't as good as it should have been.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Ship is 5 years old and starting to show some wear on the furniture.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Small room and the bed was short.
3 out of 5
Great place to buy your souvenirs.
3 out of 5
Don't like Jamaica and this is only my opinion.
3 out of 5
I tour through the river was very nice.
5 out of 5
Awesome, especially Dragon Breath and the Zip-Line.
5 out of 5
Alot to see there, had a nice tour in the city and to the Fort.

Pros: Wonderful experience traveling though the locks of the Panama Canal

Cons: Unfortunately they may stop going through due to the expense to the ships.

Recommends Jewel of the Seas? Yes!

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