Chose this cruise due to ports of call

Jewel of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern

Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 4

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Verified Review
Southern Caribbean Holiday
Sail Date: May 18, 2013
Ship: Jewel of the Seas
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 5 years ago
We chose this cruise because it was stopping at five ports opposed to only three like most other ships. We chose Royal Caribbean because of its reputation and Carnival was the only other ship visiting these same islands at the time we could go. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The food, nothing to brag about. It was beautifully plated but lacked flavor. Nothing was that good. We didn't like that the all you can eat buffet was closed at 5:30 pm to prepare for dinner. This was the time that everyone was returning from their day on the island and there was nowhere to get food. Our set dinner time was 8:30 so we needed a afternoon snack and had only pizza, hot dogs, or small sandwiches to chose from. The room was nice and clean and the bed was really comfortable. Nice linens too :) We don't really drink so I can't rate the bar service. This was our first cruise and I guess we expected the food to be better.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5


3 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
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