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1,811 Royal Caribbean San Juan Cruise Reviews
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BethBLove2Cruise
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
We chose this cruise for the ports of call. This was my 8th cruise, 6th one on Royal. First, Jewel is beautiful. It was refurbished earlier this year. The whole ship looks wonderful. The only old-looking part was the outside part of ... Read more
CruisermanVA
Member Since 2014
4 reviews
612 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
There's nothing like taking a cruise in a warm climate during the middle of winter. We spent 10 days in the Caribbean in January 2017, eight of which were on board the Royal Caribbean Jewel of the Seas. Overall we had a very good time ... Read more
Jdlowers
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
I took a group and was looking to balance affordability with different destinations. The ship is mid size and the public areas are clean and attractive. The dining room staff was great but the food was so so. We dined at Chops, the ... Read more
Mr Mom
Member Since 2016
3 reviews
1 forum post
7 helpful votes
We chose this ship because we wanted a January cruise that went to the Southern Caribbean. Initially we were just iffy about the ship as we had previously sailed on the NCL Getaway. After 3 days we had NO crowded pools, no crowded hot ... Read more
chelbymay
Member Since 2017
1 review
10 helpful votes
This was my first cruise from San Juan. The port there is very organized. We are Platinum and in a suite, so we were onboard really quickly. Our cabin was 1330 (Junior Suite, Deck 10 midship). Plenty of storage in the cabin, and the ... Read more
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TRUEBLUE66
Member Since 2011
7 reviews
188 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed January 2017
This was our 11th cruise, although not all with R.C.I. We made Diamond on our last cruise so were looking forward to making use of the extra benefits. Booked this cruise as B2B as we live in Scotland so it's a long way to travel ... Read more
be1498
Member Since 2006
1 review
100 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
Our group of six couples (in our 40's and 50's) met up early in San Juan to explore, dine, and drink...but officially to let our luggage catch up in case it was misrouted. We visited the fort and OId San Juan, and enjoyed the Three Kings ... Read more
doctorbeef
Member Since 2009
1 review
9 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
My wife and I were trying to decide where to go for a Caribbean vacation; I voted for an all-inclusive resort, my wife wanted to go on a cruise. So, off we went on a cruise (I lost the vote 1-1; perhaps interference from Russia in the ... Read more
daisy12345
Member Since 2007
3 reviews
13 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
We chose the Adventure of the Seas because of the great ports this ship visits out of San Juan and we have always had a great experience with Royal Caribbean. We flew in the day before and enjoyed an afternoon and night in San Juan. We ... Read more
Mark8076
Member Since 2004
2 reviews
8 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We have been desiring to do a Southern Caribbean cruise for some time. Alliegent Airlines just began service to San Juan for incredibly low prices enabling us to do a Christmas cruise with our two daughters. Since we have cruised with ... Read more
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CPopmusic
Member Since 2012
1 review
15 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Cruised on several RCCL ships, including Oasis, Anthem, Enchantment, Freedom, Liberty, and other Voyager class ships, but Adventure has to be my favorite! Part of this is due to its size-not too big, not too small, and its Southern ... Read more
jules220
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
2 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
My husband and I enjoy cruising, this is our 6th and first with RC. We choose this cruise because of the departure port, itinerary: visiting a different port each day, and to celebrate my husband’s milestone birthday. Embarkations ... Read more
mskrisanda
Member Since 2016
1 review
13 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because of the itinerary and departure date -- with stops every day we knew we would see a lot and would not be bored. What we loved: 1. The ship itself is gorgeous with really well-designed spaces. We have ... Read more
BCABikes
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
Our family got together for this cruise and we flew from New Jersey to San Juan. The boarding process was excellent and the boat is in excellent condition and very clean. I guess I am used to the silly shopping expeditions (not the ... Read more
auxxcay
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
139 forum posts
8 helpful votes
We have sailed over 20 times mostly with RCCL but had not done the southern Caribbean so decided to try it . Summary: Checking was ok. We were in a Jr. Suite and diamond plus so I am sure that helped. Cabin- it looked fine. I ... Read more
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islandborn
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
3 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
After reading a fair share of negative reviews, we were a little hesitant about booking this cruise. We wanted to go to these Caribbean ports, so we booked the cruise. I am happy to say that we were pleasantly surprised with the ship. ... Read more
AndreaDoria
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
2 forum posts
15 helpful votes
We chose this particular cruise because it was a ship that we had never sailed on.....the itinerary had all of the places that we had visited before, at least once, and wanted to visit again.....we received a great promotional offer for ... Read more
bethnurse99
Member Since 2009
1 review
4 helpful votes
The food on board was average. We are used to Royal Caribbean having higher standards than what we received. We realize it goes out of san juan pr, but the ship caters to the spanish population that has taken over this ship. I think its ... Read more
vgirl2016
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
My husband and I took this cruise with another couple as a winter get-away from the weather in the Pacific Northwest! The 3,600 passenger ship was in pristine condition and the crew were excellent. This type of trip at holiday time was ... Read more
marlebone
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
8 forum posts
5 helpful votes
This cruise was chosen for me; i went along to make up a double room. The trip began and ended badly, not the fault of the cruise line but it does impact how one feels about things,. On the way down, we sat in traffic for well over an ... Read more
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fleurdelys
Member Since 2009
1 review
40 forum posts
7 helpful votes
My husband and I had a very good cruise, but expedcted much more from RC... Cons: Food is ok. Had better on Princess. The staff in the dining room was great, otherwise our stewart did not speak to us a lot. On other cruises they ... Read more
vastatefan85
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
This was our second cruise, and both have been with RCCL, with the first being on the Enchantment of the Seas, both relatively small liners. RCCL does an excellent job in properly preparing your before getting starting, therefore ... Read more
polymedia
Member Since 2014
1 review
91 forum posts
14 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
Sailing solo, so what I write might not apply to everyone. First of all, the ship looks great after the refurb. She's a small ship that feels like a larger one. The crew was great too (although that's been the case with most of my ... Read more
randlovetocruise
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because of the cost. It was a good deal. Maybe that was our firs mistake. The embarkation was disorganized; you didn't know what line to stand in. Next, the Windajammer Buffet was terrible. Rice and beans, hash, ... Read more
Fishe21
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
Decided to take a trip with my best friend. We left San Juan and were only gone for a week but it felt like a month. All the Southern Caribbean islands are beautiful. We have zero complaints at all about our trip, lifetime of memories. ... Read more
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