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Jewel of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern

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Review: 1
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Overall rating:

4.8 out of 5
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Jewel of the Seas

9 Night Southern Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)

Sail date: January 18, 2019

Ship: Jewel of the Seas

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: 3121

Traveled as: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

We took this cruise with friends with the intent of just relaxing and decompressing. It met and in many cases exceeded our expectations. Great job by all. Kudos to RCCL.

Embarkation

4 out of 5
Smooth, quick, and worry free

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Food on the ship in general was excellent! We didn't use any of the specialty restaurants. Main dining room and buffet were both excellent, with good variety, excellent quality.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Pool was great.. Got to watch the NFL Playoffs on the big screen by the pool! That wa a lot of fun.

Entertainment

4 out of 5
Shows were ok. I've seen better on other RCCL ships.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
The crew on this ship were professional, courteous, and very positive! Great experience!. Our room steward, Nasiry was especially good, and should be singled out.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Layout of the ship was good. The crew endeavored, successfully, to keep it in tip top shape throughout the week. Well done!

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Nasiry kept our room as clean and neat as a pin!

Ship tip

Do it! Enjoy every minute! I know we did!

Ports of call

Miami, Florida Did not visit port

Basically rode to the port and got on the ship. we didn't have time to see the city due to travel schedules.

Oranjestad, Aruba

5 out of 5
Our second time in Aruba, love it! We took a bus tour of the island that was very weel run, and very informative.

Willemstad, Curacao

5 out of 5
First time there. Very pretty island.

Kralendijk, Bonaire

5 out of 5
First time here also. Beautiful place.

Nassau, Bahamas

4 out of 5
We've been to Nassau in the past, and saw a lot of it at that time, so we just went over to Atlantis and explored the facilties and aquariums. Very nice!

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Quick and painless, as usual with RCCL.
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