Very pleased with the Jewel: Jewel of the Seas Cruise Review by spkinva
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Very pleased with the Jewel
Destination: Panama Canal & Central America
Embarkation: Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
We tried making reservations for the specialty restaurants on-line before the cruise but the only time we could get was 9:30 pm. We finally were able to make a reservation for Portofino's for 6:00 pm (while the ship was still in port) and we had the whole restaurant to ourselves. Great presentation with the Spiedino di mare and the tiramisu is a must. Complimentary Chocolate covered strawberries and a follow-up card the next day made it a tad better than Chop's for me. More We did enjoy the filet mignon at Chop's and the service was outstanding. We did My Time Dining and enjoyed the table for two each night.
We spent time in the Solarium. We did see some people reserve chairs. They didn't return to them until 2 hours later. Although we liked the pool, we weren't crazy about the salt water. We found the shows to be quite good. Some nights were better than others. The wait staff always called us by name and knew what we wanted to drink. We found Deck 5 to be good for walking. The champagne bar ended up being our bar of choice. We would definitely recommend this ship. Less
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