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Jewel of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern

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Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 35

Overall rating:

4.3 out of 5
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Jewel of the Seas

7 Night Southern Caribbean (San Juan Roundtrip)

Sail date: February 04, 2018

Ship: Jewel of the Seas

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 7590

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

I enjoyed my cruise on the whole however the pool party was canceled due to weather.there should have been a plan B. I thought superbowl should have a tailgating type meal in a central spot this would have been a nice touch as we missed dinner to watch it. The shows were enjoyable. 70's night was a blast. The centrum band 4 on 4 was great.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Everything went very smooth

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Main dining was very good we did our time very convenient. Clyde our waiter was very attentive. The buffet was difficult for me as I am gluten free and there was not a large selection One meringue cookie and jello for desserts boring. I asked several staff as to what items were gluten free at lunch but did not get much of a response. Breakfast I stayed with omelet station as safer so that was okay

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Entertainment was very good

Children's Programs

5 out of 5
Shows were enjoyable and Leo from beverage staff was on top of bar service nightly very friendly.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Leo in coral theater was great Clyde Hinds was very attentive at both dinner and breakfast. Elnar kept our room immaculate

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
Elnar kept our cabin immaculate. The Windjammer chairs were worn and frayed the ice cream machine kept breaking down all week. The ship is well layed out.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Very comfortable Elnar was wonderful kept our area immaculate

Ports of call

San Juan, Puerto Rico

1 out of 5
Sunday docking no stores are open walked around the block 3 times went to Starbucks got back on the bus not much of an excursion. Stores were opening as we were leaving for the airport bit expensive for a trip to starbucks

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

5 out of 5
Cruzan rum factory west highland highlights very informative

Philipsburg, St. Maarten

1 out of 5
Maho Beach not a great beach too many people approaching you with their wares. Cool to see the plane come in but that got old very fast We all wished we had taken a taxi to another area within an hour of being there

Fort-De-France, Martinique

4 out of 5
4x4 was 2 highlanders riding around I expected an outdoor jeep experience. tour guides for both cars were good no complaints with them they were very knowledgeable and fun people just not what was advertised in brochure

Bridgetown, Barbados

5 out of 5
Harrison cave with 4x4 ride was magnificent and as advertised

St. George's, Grenada

5 out of 5
Spice factory and waterfall was a great tour very enjoyable

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Very smoothly done well organized
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