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Jewel of the Seas
Jewel of the Seas
Member Name: tony & Chris
Cruise Date: August 2010
Embarkation: Harwich
Destination: Baltic & Northern Europe
Cabin Category: D1
Cabin Number: 9658
Booking Method: Local Travel Agency
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Member Rating   4.0 out of 5+
Dining 4.0
Public Rooms 5.0
Cabins 4.0
Entertainment 5.0
Spa & Fitness 5+
Family & Children Not Rated
Shore Excursions 4.0
Embarkation 5.0
Service 5.0
Value-for-Money 2.0
Rates 3.0
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The Good , The Bad ,and The Prices
The Good ---- Ship just the right size we thought , Spacious lots to do , Shows mostly very good , (We had been on the sister ship "Brilliance of the Seas ) D1 Balcony Cabin fairly good ,Stateroom Attendant the best we have ever had,majority of staff very good, but one young lady in Reception, food fair/good ,better than P&O we thought.

The Bad ---- We thought the hygiene standards a little low ( we saw a family of 5 and several others, walk straight into the Self- Service food hall without putting hand cleaner on,as the Nora Virus is spread by touch I thought this is not on ,but , the guys on the door cannot cope with determined ignorant passengers. Cleanliness in Self Service food hall ,Tables not that clean although wiped when guests left table ! Walls doors of the said food hall not that clean. Allowing smoking in Casino stopped us using it ,it was like a smog in there

The Prices ---- The wines , spirits and beers were very expensive ,this was quite a talking point amongst passengers, we consumed very little( that was the down side ,the upside we saw no one intoxicated !! The coach transfers from port to City and vicser versa cost 9 to 12 dollars for one way!The excursion prices were well we thought very very high . would I go with them again ? maybe as they have so much that is really good .

Publication Date: 08/25/10
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