Royal Caribbean Jewel of the Seas Cruise Reviews

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jonilmasepulveda
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
1. Not much to do inside the cruise. 2. Few elevator for many people. 3. No places to eat after lunch and dinner hours. 4. No hot running water. 5. After 1 am they turn off air condition and flushing toilets. 6. Old cruise ... Read more
kaysingh67
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
I was looking forward to cruising on Jewel of the seas - I heard great thing about Royal Caribbean -- I was disappointed from the moment i got on board - staff was not helpful - service was poor - stateroom smelt stale -- washroom smelt ... Read more
Life is a beach 2013
Member Since 2013
1 review
31 forum posts
I love this itinerary and the ship is similar to CC Summit. Great crew!! Ship was a little small for me with not as many activities as other ships I've sailed on. We had a great waiter and assistant waiter at our table (Basri and Alina) ... Read more
Stuartmcgowan
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Chose to fly direct to San Juan so that were started cruise in the Caribbean instead of days at sea sailing from Miami great boat our only criticism of room 7430 was that below our balcony was a sort of steel cover for the lifeboats below ... Read more
erandr
Member Since 2017
1 review
13 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
The ship was rather a disappointment. Compared to Carnival Breeze and Adventure of the Seas that we cruised on before, there was not much to do here. Entertainment was bleak, the "Production shows" in Coral theater with live ... Read more
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Zacman96
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed April 2017
We selected this cruise because of the itinerary as well as we had been wanting to try a Royal Caribbean cruise. The itinerary did not disappoint. Royal Caribbean on the other hand did. We were wanting to make this cruise a little more ... Read more
pcruzing
Member Since 2017
1 review
I chose this cruise because of the great ports of call. I wanted to experience some sun and fun. I arrived to the ship by 1:00 pm and was pleasantly surprised of the organized embarkation and team coordination in the process. It took ... Read more
Vicki24
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
We sailed out of San Juan and explored it for 5 days befor our departure on the cruise. Sailing out of San Juan was a huge reason why I chose to sail on Jewel of the Seas. I also asked a few friends to come along and they all enjoyed it ... Read more
debrah.dunlop
Member Since 2017
1 review
I chose this cruise because we are avid Royal Caribbean / Celebrity cruisers. The Jewel of the Seas was the best option for a Southern Caribbean Cruise when compared with other cruise companies. Our family of 33 arrived a full day ... Read more
rbmotox
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Overall this was a very good cruise. Like all vacations there can be issues and this trip was no different. This was our 11th cruise and our second on RCCL. The food on the Jewel was great. The temperature inside the ship was perfect. Our ... Read more
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Nancysant
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed April 2017
I chose this ship because of it's itinerary. I wanted to visit the ports it offered. The cabin was always clean, comfortable and had a great view through the balcony which we loved. Every single day after returning from the excursions ... Read more
Brianld
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
Went on a family cruise with 30 plus family members (mostly adults). We had a great time with no one thrown overboard or forced to walk the plank. Some improvements are needed/suggested - such as... Windjammer Buffet was OK but ... Read more
dani negreanu
Member Since 2011
5 reviews
1,252 forum post
For a long time I've wanted to do the Southern Caribbean itinerary out of San Juan on Jewel. After "sampling" Allure and Anthem, we decided that the Radiance class is the right size for us. Taking into consideration adverse ... Read more
mitmitch
Member Since 2004
5 reviews
2 forum posts
My wife and I have been fans of the Radiance class of Royal Caribbean ships since we sailed on the Jewel on a transatlantic cruise several years ago. The Jewel was renovated last year, and although it shows wear in spots, it is still a ... Read more
samers11
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed March 2017
We were a group of 32 people that were all going together as I was getting married in St. Thomas. Keep in mind that we were all happy with our vacation. It was a very fun week. We had fun on our cruise and everyone was in good spirits. ... Read more
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JandGlove to cruise
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed March 2017
It was my daughters first cruise and had many tours she was interested in doing and for me it was my 22nd cruise. We did arrive a day early but only went to the beach. Embarkation and disembarkation did go smoothly. Dining was ... Read more
trademark1
Member Since 2011
1 review
7 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed March 2017
Kids sailed free on this sailing, which was a great savings and why we chose Royal Caribbean for this particular trip. Embarkation and disembarkation were both timely and organized. The dining staff were so great! We recommend ... Read more
Cruisers2017
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
The I think the shows at night could have been better. I enjoyed the shows that were in the center part of the ship better that the shows in the theatre. The comedians we very good.The shore excursions that we were on were all very ... Read more
rmybuffy
Member Since 2011
1 review
200 forum posts
Sailed March 2017
I chose this cruise due to the rock bottom rate for interliners, as well as the ports of call. The ship was very nice, but did not spend that much time on board. Entertainment venues were few after 11 pm. The DJ Dance venue at the top ... Read more
karalone
Member Since 2009
1 review
1 forum post
We got a really good deal through a travel agency and it was our anniversary so this was ideal. Also the ports were interesting which were St. Croix, St. Maarten, Barbados, and Grenada. The ship was very pleasant and comfortable. We had ... Read more
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jcruiser201
Member Since 2017
1 review
9 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We chose this cruise for the last minute, excellent, price we got. We were very excited to get on board. Besides being a difficult port to get to from Canada with limited flights, Once we arrived embarkation was excellent. The ship ... Read more
ybatac
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
LOVED this first time cruise experience! Jewel of the Seas is a beautiful ship and we agree, a great first ship for starters. There was plenty to do without being overwhelmed, the ship is stunning and very clean, and the staff is world ... Read more
tweinberg
Member Since 2017
1 review
6 helpful votes
This cruise was planned well ahead of time, it was meant to be a happy family reunion and a 20th wedding anniversary celebration for my husband and me. I was leery of the ship, it's old and I wanted to experience a cruise on one of Royal ... Read more
Jovocrtt
Member Since 2007
3 reviews
176 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
I am a travel addict and take great joy in planning the perfect vacation. We are almost Diamond members of RCCL so we booked this trip a year ago, and we were able to score an aft cabin. (1604). We traveled Mar 10 to 19 , 2016. Two nights ... Read more
mindylu68
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
2 helpful votes
We chose this cruise for our family primarily for the great itinerary. I love a Caribbean cruise that departs from SJU because you start out so close to the other islands that you end up not having too many at sea days...We flew into San ... Read more
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