Great ports, Jewel OTS needs update/rehab..

Jewel of the Seas Cruise Review to Europe - Mediterranean

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 48

Overall rating:

4.1 out of 5
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Jewel of the Seas

9 Night Greek Isles (Rome Roundtrip)

Sail date: October 03, 2019

Ship: Jewel of the Seas

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 8024

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

Beautiful ports. Ship needs work. Menu need update.

Embarkation

5 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Dinner Menu in main DR needs to be updated. Same old stuff.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Solarium was very nice.

Entertainment

5 out of 5

Service and Staff

4 out of 5
Great bar staff. Drinks could be bigger for the price they charge.

Ship Quality

2 out of 5
Design OK. Easy to navigate. Needs major cleaning/overhaul.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Needs major cleaning/overhaul. Rust on balcony. Unpleasant odor at times.

Ship tip

Tell your waiter you want bigger drinks.

Ports of call

Souda (Chania), Crete

5 out of 5
Excellent restaurants in port.

Mykonos, Greece

5 out of 5
Delos was awesome. Excellent restaurants in port.

Rhodes, Greece

5 out of 5
Excellent restaurants in port. Nice tour of castle.

Santorini, Greece

4 out of 5
Spectacular port with horrible transportation up & down the caldera. Looooooong lines. 4-cruise ships with 10,000+ people vying for same cable cars. Excellent restaurants in Oia. Need more time ashore. Too much to see with so many people.

Naples, Italy

3 out of 5
Nice bus tour once away from the port. Pretty dirty city.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
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