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Jewel of the Seas Cruise Review to Bermuda


Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

4.0 out of 5
Sail Date: October 01, 2009
Ship: Jewel of the Seas
Cabin Type: Inside
Traveled As: Family (older children)
Reviewed: 7 years ago
The staff for the most part was very friendly and always accessible. I did notice on a few occasions negativity and rudeness by a few staffers in the buffet area. The food at the Portofino was exceptional! It was a better meal than I have had in a 5 star restaurant!! The dining room food was cold at secaond dining. On our last night at dinner the waiter gave us a speech on why to give him a big tip as he didnt make very much money form the criuse ship .He ended the speech with "remember you get to home to your rich life and I have to stay here!" Obviously he didnt get a tip from us or our table . We were insulted. Overall the trip was a blast and we didnt let those little things get in our way because overall the satff was excellent!

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Again as stated above the Portofino was superb ! We wanted to eat there every night after being there. The second dining food was cold . We did eat at first dining on our last night and it was better.The food at the cafe was awesome as well. The buffet was great

Entertainment

5 out of 5
I think it would be helpful to provide more information on how to get around the island, time shops close , and special events happening in and around the island, and recommendatons on dining

Children's Programs

5 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
OUR STAEROOM ATTENDANT WAS AWESOME . iT SEEMED LIKE EVERYTIME WE OPENED OUR DOOR HE WAS THERE! VERY NICE AND FUNNY !

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
The ship should be non smoking! The smell was aweful in those areas.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
We had an interior room for 3 and it was tight but we did only sleep in there anyway so it wasnt a big deal. It would be helpful to know that the 3rd bed was a bunk bed when we booked the reservation as I would have booked another room type.

Pros: The variety of things to do and see on the ship

Cons: smoking allowed in the casino and several other locations, the food in the diningroom was never hot and was fair at best

Recommends Jewel of the Seas? Yes!

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