Jewel of the Seas Cruise Review to Canada, New England, New York

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3 out of 5

Beautiful ship, but, Oh, my aching back!

Sail Date: October 14, 2006

Reviewed: 6 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Balcony

Gorgeous ship with lots of windows and glass in the public areas. Beautiful layout and decor. Cabins were efficient, but extremely cramped. We had a balcony cabin, but it was the smallest cabin of any category we've ever had. The bed was equivalent to a futon or sofa bed. Food was mediocre.

Pros: Gorgeous ship, super-friendly staff

Cons: Tiny, cramped cabin and EXTREMELY uncomfortable bed.

Portland, Maine
Walker point on the Kennebunkport excursion.
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Henry House, about 2 blocks from the pier. Authentic pub built in 1850. Smells like ale and mold, but it's good ale and mold! Order the "Peculiar Ale:"
Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts
Seafood Shanty offered great lobster chowder and a very good view of the harbor.
Portland, Maine
Walker point on the Kennebunkport excursion.
Bar Harbor, Maine
Stuffed baked lobster at West Street Cafe and blueberry pie a la mode at Donahue's. Good blueberry beer there, too. Skip the nachos, though.
Don't Miss: Local pottery shops near the park east of the harbor.
Saint John, New Brunswick
Gourmet lunch and Canadian wine tasting at the Dufferin Inn was pricey but fabulous. If you're a foodie or a wine lover, it's worth the $100+ and 3 hours!
Don't Miss: Bay of Fundy. Check it out in the morning and again in the afternoon. Low tide vs. high tide make it an entirely different place.
Saint John, New Brunswick
Gourmet lunch and Canadian wine tasting at the Dufferin Inn was pricey but fabulous. If you're a foodie or a wine lover, it's worth the $100+ and 3 hours!
Don't Miss: Bay of Fundy. Check it out in the morning and again in the afternoon. Low tide vs. high tide make it an entirely different place.
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Henry House, about 2 blocks from the pier. Authentic pub built in 1850. Smells like ale and mold, but it's good ale and mold! Order the "Peculiar Ale:"
Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts
Seafood Shanty offered great lobster chowder and a very good view of the harbor.
Bar Harbor, Maine
Stuffed baked lobster at West Street Cafe and blueberry pie a la mode at Donahue's. Good blueberry beer there, too. Skip the nachos, though.
Don't Miss: Local pottery shops near the park east of the harbor.


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