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Jewel of the Seas Cruise Review to Mexico

Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Sail Date: December 01, 2011
Ship: Jewel of the Seas
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Family (older children)
Reviewed: 6 years ago
We were first-time cruisers and pleased with the overall experience. Ship was beautiful and well maintained. Housekeeping and dinner staff were excellent. Food was mediocre...cafeteria quality in the Windjammer...Tides was marginally better...Chef's recommendation was usually your best choice.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
convenience, dining times were all excellent. Food quality was mediocore.


5 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Pros: Ship was beautiful, well maintained and clean, plenty of activities. Staff was excellent at dinner and housekeeping for our stateroom. Schooner Bar...bit disappointing. Waited forever before someone noticed we had even sat down.

Cons: Food in the was cafeteria quality. Tides 2nd seating was marginally better if you went with the "Chef's recommendation.

Recommends Jewel of the Seas? Yes!

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