Royal Caribbean Jewel of the Seas Cruise Reviews

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ilovegoldens
Member Since 2012
9 reviews
5 helpful votes
We have taken 16 cruises, 5 of them previously with RCI. We chose this cruise because of the itinerary, which was very good. Embarkation was smooth in Rome and luggage was delivered within a couple of hours. Junior Suite stateroom ... Read more
janklo08
Member Since 2013
1 review
2 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because of the itinerary. We really enjoyed all the ports. Barcelona and Valencia were our favorites. My husband and I traveled with our daughter, son-in-law and almost two year old granddaughter. We had the Select ... Read more
Travelingsherry
Member Since 2016
1 review
14 helpful votes
I chose this ship for the itinerary. I had cruised with RCL before , however, I don't think they are the cruise line they used to be. From the very beginning I had trouble with their website. There was no information on this ship. ... Read more
Jlevine
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
We were looking for a nice cruise to celebrate our 30th anniversary with our family. We have cruised on Carnival and RC before. Since we had a great experience the last time we were on RC, so we chose this ship for that reason, and for the ... Read more
holidays69
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
14 helpful votes
After waiting for 1 year this cruise was a disappointment. My sister and I had looked at all of the review sites and were not to sure what to expect, but as it is a Royal Caribbean ship expect a lot. The ship looks good and our 1st ... Read more

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celie1110
Member Since 2011
4 reviews
889 forum posts
17 helpful votes
This was a very different experience then the other cruises I have been on. I will give the good and bad. It will be long so bear with me and excuse any typo's. I will not only review the ship but all our private tours we took. On ... Read more
Magicdrspoons
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
This was our first family cruise and didn't know what to expect and this review is from a family with 2 adults (smokers) and 4 Teenagers point of view, so this will not apply to couples or adults alone Transfers I suggest you do ... Read more
piratezilla
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
We chose this cruise as a relaxing, end of summer holiday for the family. We were celebrating a birthday. None of the group had any real experience with cruising and were all apprehensive at first. The overall experience was excellent and ... Read more
ron.crowton
Member Since 2015
3 reviews
14 helpful votes
Good Stuff; Restaurant Food and service ,Bar Staff helpful & knowledgeable- Great Ports ,embarkation and disembarkation Not so good ! Windjammer usual Bun Fight during busy periods ! The First evening Simona (the Cruise ... Read more
ppgsw
Member Since 2009
1 review
1 forum post
11 helpful votes
Chose this cruise to celebrate my 70th birthday with my family. A better name would be Misery of the Seas. The majority of the crew were unfriendly and unhelpful. The ship was dirty and the restrooms were disgraceful. Bins over flowing ... Read more
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heard2006@btinternet.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
This was our ninth cruise, but this was the first time we have been on a Royal Caribbean cruise and we choose it as we had been told, there is more for the 18-25 year old group. Although aspects of the cruise were excellent, we will go ... Read more
gazaroo
Member Since 2016
1 review
18 helpful votes
My wife booked this cruise, we are a married couple, myself aged 62 and my spouse aged 56. We flew from Gatwick to Rome Leonardi de Vinci airport, then transferred to Civitavecchia port of embarkcation, a tirering first leg but we were ... Read more
Liz Jones
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
12 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
This was our fourth cruise with Royal Caribbean. We chose them as the last three have been excellent, however this was not the case this time. On the positive side, our cabin steward Joel was lovely, good customer service and nothing was ... Read more
Ufx
Member Since 2010
1 review
2 helpful votes
Overal expericence was good, but not excellent We chose this cruise because of dates, ports of call and easy to reserve on line. Embarkation and disimberkar weas excellent. We were upgraded to a master suite cabin, with concierge ... Read more
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Drew1
Member Since 2016
1 review
20 helpful votes
The Jewel of the Seas is a magnificent cruise liner to be on. Exceptionally clean, bright and airy, it gives you the impression that the staff and crew care very much that your stay onboard was to be as good as it can be. Though we ... Read more
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Minnie52
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
Overall the cruise was good, but there were some aspects we were disappointed with. The ship is beautiful and we were happy with our accommodations – the balcony stateroom and balcony were large and clean. However, the meals in the ... Read more
robu
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
travelling through Europe and decided to end our trip with relaxing cruise. our 4th cruise, travelling with family kids 15 and 13 my wife and I in our 40's from Vancouver Canada. Ship had a reno just a few months ago most if not almost all ... Read more
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extashcruise
Member Since 2016
1 review
14 helpful votes
We are a couple with 2 small children and cruise with my parents in law. Normally we travel with either Holland America or Celebrity. This is the first time and probably last time we'll cruise Royal Carribean. We thought we'd give it a ... Read more
Dance momma
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
37 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
We had a wonderful cruise!!!!!! Let's me just begin by saying there was a group of 25 of us so not always easy getting 25 people together and agreeing on one thing! We did and all enjoyed ourselves! Embarkation was the easiest time ... Read more
Family Cruiser 2
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
The Cruise ship is average. Travelled Family of 4, 2 balcony cabins. Ship was standard medium size cruise ship. We arrived at around 2.30pm and obtained the bags around 6pm. The cabin was a small balcony cabin could have done with a ... Read more

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JanLeeC
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
5 helpful votes
The cruise was disappointing in that it didn't satisfy the itinerary. Due to weather conditions (high winds), we could not dock in Mykonos. There must be a back-up plan in such instances, since this is the third time it has happened in ... Read more
GMCL
Member Since 2014
1 review
12 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
This was our third cruise with Royal Caribbean and after two years with Celebrity it was a big let down. We were a party of eight with half of them been first time cruisers. The MDR staff were poor and only for the efforts of the assistant ... Read more
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Kathytharris
Member Since 2016
1 review
14 helpful votes
First the bad news. Although not a veteran of the seas (five cruises in 10 years) I was generally expecting more from a company like Royal Caribbean. My previous jaunts were on Celebrity, Carnival and Fred Olsen but was led to believe that ... Read more
SpartyOn813
Member Since 2011
1 review
147 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We have sailed RCI several times and absolutely love the ships, service, food, the works. We planned this cruise for a 10 year wedding anniversary trip so we splurged on a Grand Suite. We absolutely LOVED the suite and plan to stay in that ... Read more
elchan
Member Since 2016
1 review
14 helpful votes
The ship was upgraded with much nicer common areas, although hallways and bathroom floors did not look as clean in all cases. Telephone equipment also very dated but that probably doesn't matter as much since people don't tend to use the ... Read more

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