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Jewel of the Seas Cruise Review to Europe - Mediterranean

Cruises: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 15

Overall rating:

4.5 out of 5
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Jewel of the Seas

7 Night Greek Isles (Rome Roundtrip)

Sail date: July 07, 2019

Ship: Jewel of the Seas

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: 4031

Traveled as: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

Looking forward to booking another Cruise in the Future! Looking at Australia next! As a group of girls we felt very safe at all times with any of the excursions and on the ship!

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Much quicker than my previous cruise out of New Orleans LA on Carnvial

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Loved our waiter Valentine and Mohammad did great for his first cruise! Loved that they made recommendations every night as well as tips for the next port! My favorite bartenders was Rabi and Glen in the Centrum. Liked that the two chefs in charge of soups and veggies came out to talk to the dinning room!

Café Latte-Tudes

5 out of 5

The girl knew my drink order after the second day!

Windjammer Café

4 out of 5

Fully stocked all the time. Only went for lunch once and breakfast every morning. Getting drinks could be made easier. Didn't really understand if we had a server that was suppose to. I saw some getting drinks but never had anyone come to our table. So we always had to go and get our own. Juice was always watered down.

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5
There were so many options that we had trouble making it to some of the activities. We were disappointed that many of the shows/activities we wanted to attend were at the same time as our dinning.

Entertainment

5 out of 5
They were good but many of the same dance moves in the latin performance.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Linton was amazing! We wanted a towel animal zoo and he delivered! So happy with his service!!!

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
Our room as always clean as well as the rest of the ship. However there was a lingering odor like a bathroom smell at the head of the hallway on the way to our room, near the elevators.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Our room had enough space for us to store our luggage and other things

Ship tip

Return your pool towels they don't tell you but they charge $25 if you put it in the return bin and don't tell them about it.

Ports of call

Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy

4 out of 5
We stayed in Rome before and after the trip. If you stay near Termini in Rome you can have access to the airport, port, and metro to travel around the city at a very inexpensive rate. Wish we had known and used it on our trip to port and when we first arrived from the airport.

Santorini, Greece

5 out of 5
We did a private excursion booked through United Airlines Travel Agency. Loved our guide Agatha!!!

Mykonos, Greece

3 out of 5
Don't need an excursion for this port. Everything worth seeing is right at port and would have been better time used as a beach day!

Piraeus (Athens), Greece

5 out of 5
Another private tour booked through United Airlines Travel Agency. We took an electric bike tour. We really did get to see EVERYTHING!!! It was through Solebike and they were amazing. We had headsets to hear the guide throughout the tour. We were fed twice and given complementary bottles of water several times. They also arranged all of our transportation to and from port including taxies to return all inclusive. Wear workout clothes shorts are not recommended for ladies due to the bike seat.

Katakolon (Olympia), Greece

4 out of 5
Also a private tour booked through United Airlines Travel Agency. Description said wine tasting but we never did that. We did see the archeological site and were able to explore for an hour on our own or walk into town. Lots of shopping available at the small town near by. We were fed a light lunch at a local olive farm and treated to a traditional Greek Dance. The private tour of the farm was very short and not very informative as was hoping.

Disembarkation

3 out of 5
The tender ticket for Santorini seemed disorganized. The day we exited the ship was more organized but we did have to wait on our transportation for a bit and the ship was ahead of schedule on their time frames.

Traveler Photos

Windjammer Breakfast. The Hash brown was amazing! Prime Rib Chicken Cordon Bleu Desert Lamb Dinner At Dinner Maragakis Georgios Thira GR. Really Good food in Port Seafood Pasta We also had a shrimp on the last night but loved them all and named them!
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