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Jewel of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 27

Overall rating:

3 out of 5
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Jewel of the Seas

4 Night Bahamas (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)

Sail date: April 24, 2016

Ship: Jewel of the Seas

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: 3509

Traveled as: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 4 years ago

Review summary

ship just came from dry dock renovations, however not all areas were complete.  Dining room service was average, food barely warm. Windjammer café food was above average. Last night of cruise bartender assigned to Coral Theatre didn't know how to make the drink of the day. Stop at Coco Cay was very relaxing; BBQ was above average. Onboard seminar given by Ellie regarding how to shop for diamonds & tanzanite was extremely helpful. The '70's show was very interactive and fun however it would've been nice if passengers could take pictures with the crew that participated in the event before they left the event. Sports supervisor for rock wall was extremely helpful with coaching the passengers in order for them to have a successful climb.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5

Entertainment

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

3 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
cleaned adequately, only saw room attendant once, did not inquire if we would like to have ice delivered to the room every day.

Ship tip

drinks are weak, order an extra shot.

Ports of call

Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida

3 out of 5
park offsite, it's less expensive

Cococay (Cruise Line's Private Island)

5 out of 5
find an area that is also near trees for shade throughout the day.

Nassau, Bahamas

5 out of 5
be prepared to deal with aggressive sales associates in jewelry stores. Need to bargain with them or walk away as there are plenty of other stores.

Key West, Florida

3 out of 5
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