Jewell of the Seas, 4-19, Greek Isles

Jewel of the Seas Cruise Review

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Reviews: 3
Helpful Votes: 33

Overall rating:

4.4 out of 5
Jewel of the Seas

9 Night Greek Isles (Rome Roundtrip)

Sail date: April 23, 2019

Ship: Jewel of the Seas

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 9658

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

We were a little disappointed in the sports of call. Rhodes was the best and Santorini was cool, the rest of the Greek ports were in ruins. Pompeii was excellent.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Boarded at Civetvecchia near Rome. Easy process, took about 30 minutes. Very nice cruise terminal.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Dined mostly in main dining room. Food was better than average and service was excellent. The Windjammer buffets on all of RCL are basically Golden Corrals at sea, so we tend to avoid them.

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Went to several shows, the best was a Beatles tribute band. They were on point!

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

4 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Ship tip

Take the time to explore the ship, check out the restaurants and enjoy the amenities. The on board shopping was pretty poor, but it almost always is.

Ports of call

Souda (Chania), Crete

3 out of 5

Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy

5 out of 5

Santorini, Greece

5 out of 5

Rhodes, Greece

5 out of 5

Mykonos, Greece

3 out of 5

Naples, Italy

2 out of 5
Naples kinda sucked, but we went to Pompeii and Herculaneum and they were great.

Piraeus (Athens), Greece

3 out of 5

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
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