Great 1st cruise

Jewel of the Seas Cruise Review to Europe - Mediterranean

Cruises: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 6

Overall rating:

4.5 out of 5
Jewel of the Seas

7 Night Greek Isles (Rome Roundtrip)

Sail date: June 23, 2019

Ship: Jewel of the Seas

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: 8023

Traveled as: Family (older children)

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

Excellent 1st cruise for our family, enjoyed every minute of it and a perfect ship for our first experience of cruising. Will definitely be back for more

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Very good and with ease

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Tides restaurant very good, brilliant waiter service, Windjammer great selection of food, we ate here at breakfast and lunch

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5

Entertainment

4 out of 5
Good shows

Children's Programs

No children

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
All very good in particular Wayan ( Sky Bar) Zsolt and Mondher ( Tides Restarauant) and Jimson ( Room Steward )

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
Size was exactly what we expected, comfort was good and cleanliness very good.

Ports of call

Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy

4 out of 5

Santorini, Greece

4 out of 5
Very busy due to 5 ships that were visiting. Took a speed boat to Oia but very little time to explore before bus back. Stunning views from the top before queuing up for cable car back down to tender boat.

Mykonos, Greece

5 out of 5
Favourite port, picturesque and clean and not too crowded

Piraeus (Athens), Greece

4 out of 5
Booked excursion with the ship - very expensive - Acropolis a must

Katakolon (Olympia), Greece

4 out of 5
Took a bus €8 to Olympia - very interesting - bus back and spent a little time on small beach near the ship

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Very well organised
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