Jewel of the Seas Cruise Review to Bermuda

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3 out of 5

GREAT GET AWAY

Sail Date: October 26, 2006

Reviewed: 6 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Inside

WE RECENTLY CRUISED ON A DIFFERENT LINE THEN WHAT WE HAVE USED FOR OUR PREVIOUS SIX CRUISES. JEWEL OF THE SEA, RCL. ONE OF THE ATTRATIVE POINTS OF THIS TRIP WAS THAT WE DIDNT HAVE TO TRAVEL TO NEW YORK, BUT ONLY TO BOSTON TO DEPART FOR OUR TRIP. THE SHIP IS ONLY TWO YEARS OLD, QUITE LOVELY. HOWEVER WE DID FIND IT A BIT CONGESTED. NOT AS OPEN AS I WOULD HAVE THOUGHT.
THE TWO SPECIALTY RESTAURANTS ARE EXCELLANT. WORTH THE EXTRA MONEY. AND THE SHIPS RESTAURANTS ARE EQUALLY AS GOOD.
WHAT WE LIKE THE MOST ON OUR TRIPS ARE THE PEOPLE WHO WORK. FROM ALL CORNERS OF THE WORLD, MANY STORIES TO TELL. A LIVING HISTORY LESSON.
WE TAKE A CRUISE EVERY SPRING, THIS WAS OUR FIRST FALL TRIP. JUST AS NICE. MAYBE EVEN MORE SO, NOT SO HOT AS TO TIRE YOU OUT.
WOULD RECOMMEND THIS LINE, TIME OF YEAR TO CRUISE AND DESTINATION TO FRIENDS.

Pros: NEW SHIP, DIFFERENT "LINE" FROM WHAT WE HAVE CRUISED IN THE PAST, WENT TO OUR FAVORITE AREA IN THE WORLD. BERMUDA. LEFT FROM BOSTON WHICH IS CLOSE TO HOME.

Cons: ROUGH WATERS COMING HOME , ONLY FOR ONE DAY. NOT AS MANY SPECIALTIY RESAURANTS ON BOARD AS OTHER SHIPS. FOUND THIS "SHIP" TO BE A BIT DISORGANIZED.

Recommends Jewel of the Seas? Yes!

Ship Quality
HAVING CRUISED ON AN OTHER LINE SIX TIMES BEFORE, I FOUND THE CLEANLINESS OF THIS SHIP NOT TO BE UP TO PAR. MANY TIMES WE WOULD WALK INTO A PUBLICK AREA TO FIND DISHES ON TALBES, THE FLOORS LITERED, AND GENERAL UNTIDINESS.
ON PREVIOUS TRIPS, WE WOULD GO UP TO BREAKFAST, COME BACK DOWN TO OUR ROOM FOR "WHATEVER" AND THE BED WOULD BE MADE. NOT SO ON THIS SHIP. THERE WAS TWO DAYS WHEN THE ROOM WAS NOT MADE UP UNTIL JUST BEFORE THE EVENING MEAL.
THE LAYOUT OF THIS SHIP IS A BIT CONGESTED, NOT AN EASY FLOW. OR VERY OPEN.
Entertainment
CRUISE ENTERTAINMENT
Cabin / Stateroom
DULL COLORS.
BUT TYPICAL SPACE FOR A CABIN
Service and Staff
WE ENJOYED EVERYONE WITH THE EXCEPTION OF OUR ROOM STEWARD.
Food and Dining
YUM,
COULD HAVE MORE SPECIALTY RESTAURANTS. BUT ALL IN ALL , YUM!!
King's Wharf, Bermuda
DID NOT LIKE KINGS WHARF. BUT GETTING TO ST GEORGE OR HAMILTON IS EASY ENOUGH
Don't Miss: ST GEORGE
King's Wharf, Bermuda
DID NOT LIKE KINGS WHARF. BUT GETTING TO ST GEORGE OR HAMILTON IS EASY ENOUGH
Don't Miss: ST GEORGE


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