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Jewel of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean

Cruises: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 5

Overall rating:

4.5 out of 5
Jewel of the Seas

5 Night Western Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)

Sail date: January 13, 2019

Ship: Jewel of the Seas

Cabin type: Oceanview

Cabin number: 3032

Traveled as: Family (young children)

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

Overall for our first cruise it was awesome. We will definitely be cruising with Royal Caribbean again.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Easy

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Windjammer was goog. Chops Grill was excellent. Main dinning room was excellent

Chops Grille

5 out of 5

The best steak i have ever had. I will definitely go back.

Windjammer Café

3 out of 5

For a buffet it was good. Need a little more salad options. And for a buffet the food was a little to fancy..

Tides Dining Room

5 out of 5

Excellent service and great food.

Sky Bar

5 out of 5

Great drinks and friendly staff.

Café Latte-Tudes

5 out of 5

Great place for coffee.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Pools were to small, not enough hot tubs, rockwall needs longer hours.

Pool

3 out of 5

To Small and crowded.

Whirlpool

3 out of 5

To small and they need more of them.

Shops of Centrum

4 out of 5

Great deals on their merchandise. Wife had fun spending money..

Rock Climbing Wall

4 out of 5

Needs longer hours.

Next Cruise

4 out of 5

I only give it a good rating because they only try to sell you on the bigger and more expensive ships.

Guest Services

4 out of 5

Every time i went there they took care of me.

Fairways of Jewel

4 out of 5

A little small but my family had fun.

Adventure Beach

4 out of 5

A little small but good

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Show were great, bands were excellent, DJs were ok.

Coral Theatre

5 out of 5

Beautiful theater. Show were excellent.

Cinema

4 out of 5

Good movie Theater, enjoyed watching little feet.

Children's Programs

2 out of 5
My 11 year old daughter went to ocean adventure once and was not expressed. I think for her age she should have been put in the teen category, but she is a little more mature that most 11 year olds so she did not fit in at ocean adventure and was board. Because she is 11 they would not let her join the teens program 12-16. I think they could be a little more flexible on their age range.

Video Arcade

3 out of 5

A little small, and scanning your card is a little difficult. Some machines did not work.

Adventure Ocean

2 out of 5

It was ok, they did not stick to the activities on the schedule. They said one thing and did something totally different. My 11 year old daughter was VERY bored with their program. After only being in their a hour or 2 she gave up and did her own thing and had more fun....

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
All staff was very friendly and professional.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Very beautiful and classy and clean ship.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Great cabin, perfect for my family. A little small but it meet our needs

Ship tip

Mid ship elevators are always busy, use the forward elevators when possible.

Ports of call

Miami, Florida

4 out of 5
Did not do a excursion, but Miami is a beautiful city and a busy city.

Nassau, Bahamas

5 out of 5
Loved Nassau, did a sightseeing tour of the city (essential Nassau) love it and learned alot about Nassau.

Labadee (Cruise Line Private Island)

4 out of 5
Excellent place to relax on the beach. Vendors are a little pushy. Excursion are way a little pricey, for Royal Caribbean to own/lease that island they could lower their prices a little. $99 for a 20 second zip line ride is way overpriced. And the jet ski are over priced.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Easy
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