Jewel exceeded expectation

Jewel of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 34

Overall rating:

4 out of 5
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Jewel of the Seas

7 Night Southern Caribbean (San Juan Roundtrip)

Sail date: February 19, 2017

Ship: Jewel of the Seas

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 1162

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 4 years ago

Review summary

The newly renovated ship was beautiful.  Our balcony stateroom (1162) was delightful.  Staff was well trained and very helpful. The food in the two main dining rooms was very good and we didn't feel the need to use the special restaurants.  Drinks were expensive.  I would recommend taking advantage of one of the precuise drink packages.  We did two shore outings through RC and three through Cruise.com.  The Cruise.com tours worked out somewhat better but that is probably due to the specific ones we signed up to go on.  Two of the pools that  we used were a bit small and uniformly deep (~6) but had convenient sidebars to hang on to.  Ship very clean.  We enjoyed a little bit of the entertainment (comedian, guitar music in centum).  There was a nice mixed of people on the ship. Children's activities looked good.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5

Entertainment

3 out of 5

Children's Programs

5 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
See above

Ship tip

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Ports of call

San Juan, Puerto Rico

3 out of 5

Frederiksted, St. Croix, U.S.V.I.

2 out of 5

Philipsburg, St. Maarten

2 out of 5

Roseau, Dominica

3 out of 5

Bridgetown, Barbados

2 out of 5

St. George's, Grenada

3 out of 5
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