First time on a cruise and loved it.

Jewel of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern
Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 5

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
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Jewel of the Seas

Southern Caribbean Holiday

Sail Date: January 03, 2015

Ship: Jewel of the Seas

Cabin Type: Balcony

Cabin Number: 8048

Traveled As: Couple

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review Summary

This was the first cruise for my wife and I.  We really enjoyed our vacation on the Jewell.

We had great service from all of the employees and enjoyed the food at the Tides dinning room 

the Windjammer buffet.  The entertainment was good and there were plenty of things to do 

on the ship and on shore excursions.  

Overall, it was a very good experience and we would recommend the Jewell for those looking

for a nice vacation.  

Ship Experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
We enjoyed the food, but we are not connoisseurs by any stretch of the imagination.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Lots of stuff to do.

Entertainment

3 out of 5
We enjoyed most of the shows and the entertainment around the ship.

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
Our room attendant Ronnie did a nice job. The nights we dinned in the Tides, our servers were very attentive.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
It is beginning to show some wear and tear. TV's need to be upgraded to flat screens. It would be good to have wi-fi on the boat at no charge.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
The room was very nice considering the size. Having a balcony made the trip.

Ship Tip

If you like to drink a lot, a beverage package may be something to consider. The cost of a beer is around $6.00, a mixed drink $7.00, and a glass of wine $7.00. FYI: gratuity's are added on for any purchases you make at the bar.

Ports Of Call

San Juan, Puerto Rico

3 out of 5

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

3 out of 5

Basseterre, St. Kitts

3 out of 5

Philipsburg, St. Maarten

3 out of 5

Roseau, Dominica

3 out of 5

Bridgetown, Barbados

3 out of 5
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