not what I expected from a Royal Cruise

Jewel of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 4-6 cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 2

Overall Rating:

2.0 out of 5
Verified Review
Southern Caribbean Holiday
Sail Date: July 06, 2013
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Family (older children)
Reviewed: 4 years ago
The variety of food in the dining area at night was not what we had on other cruises Royal or others as well as the deserts. The main dinning room was supposed to be inclusive-- yet they had a pricing list if you wanted something not on the menu like lobster. We had a 1 night only show for a comedian on a 7 day cruise when on past cruises we had 4. Many times activities were bunched together so you had to pick one and the next day you were hunting for something to do. We had problems with our scuba excursion and found no help from Royal even thou it was booked thru them. Music entertainment was not good, Zig Zag, as well as if you want any peace and quiet don't get a room anywhere near the centrum. I believe a much larger boat is the way to book a cruise. The balcony cabin fold out couch is really a chair. Best part of the cruise was Jarvis, best bartender, at the Schooner Bar.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
food average, deserts not good

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
bunched up one day and nothing the next day

Entertainment

1 out of 5
not enough choices, music not good

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
not friendly or helpful

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
not as discribed

Ship Tip

do not book a room near the centrum if you want any peace and quiet bad music plays till well after midnight.

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