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clumcruise
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
This is our 4th cruise and our 3rd with Royal Caribbean. We thoroughly enjoyed our time on the Jewel. It is a smaller size ship, but what it lacks in size it makes up for in service and amenities. The pool area was fun on sea days - ... Read more
patriot4657
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
I am not going to give a lengthy review of what my experience was like. Instead, I will give the pros and cons as this was my very first cruise Pros: 1. Staff was very friendly (including the bartenders) I will give a list of crew ... Read more
mckeescott01
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
11 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
We were very unhappy with the cruise this year. We booked a year in advance on the same cruise ship with the understanding that the cruise ship would be updated and we would see many changes. We got on the ship and it was exactly the same ... Read more
aimsrock
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
This was our first cruise. The Jewel of the Seas was a smaller ship so not much to do on days at sea. The Cruise Director Dennis and Activities Director Enzo were hilarious and kept the crowd entertained. Our wait staff was one of the ... Read more
dbleyle
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 forum posts
49 helpful votes
I want to preface this lengthy review by stating my comments and feedback are not meant to be compared to or criticized by cruisers who are much more experienced than I am. Your expectations and requirements may be very different from mine ... Read more

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juniorrook
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
15 helpful votes
Our family of four traveled on Royal Caribbean this past week for Spring Break. Our son wou is 17 and daughter who is 12 also were part of the vacation. We booked 2 rooms on the interior of the ship. We saved money on the interior ... Read more
re9476
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
Booking agent Dorothy on RC site lied at time of booking seven months ago. Thirteen in our group. We're told would get all adjoining rooms on balcony with all partitions open for us. WRONG. Not allowed. Maid told us to go get a Phillips ... Read more
GrandpaBuzz
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We found this cruise to be relaxing for a variety of reasons...our request for a two person table in a quiet dining room spot was honored, we enjoyed locating quiet beach resorts with day pass optionsfor the hotel and beach and we never ... Read more
kellen_hong@yahoo.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
We flew in San Juan on the day of the cruise and made it on board a few hours early. We booked the transportation (to and back) with Royal, but for some reason our name wasn't on the list, so we took a taxi to the port and found out it ... Read more
dsuder
Member Since 2012
3 reviews
0 forum posts
14 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
Royal Caribbean has decided evidently to become an entry level cruise experience. Here are my observations: 1) overall food quality has been going downhill for the last few years. Menu diversity also has been reduced. If you're a ... Read more

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rumnsun
Member Since 2006
1 review
56 forum posts
7 helpful votes
We have been on more than 15 cruises, many on Princess, several on Celebrity and now 3 on RCCL, 2 of which have been on the Adventure of the Seas. We arrive at the embarkation city at least one day ahead to avoid the stress of airline ... Read more
atldc9
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
25 forum posts
8 helpful votes
We picked this cruise for the great ports of call, my wife and I have sailed the Southern Caribbean in the past but this was the first time for most of our group. I must say I am a fan of the Southern Caribbean ports but for some reason ... Read more
CanadaRob
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
388 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
Had a terrific week on the Jewel. This ship is due for drydock refurbishment in April but the heart of the ship is the people. More on that in just a minute. We had never embarked from San Juan before and it was a smooth process with ... Read more
Sunrise67
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We embarked in beautiful Sn Juan, staying at airport hotel which I would not do again...not clean! The ship was beautiful...spotlessly clean, beautiful decor and well cared for. Our room was immaculate...cleaned 2x a day by our wonderful ... Read more
chisholmag
Member Since 2013
1 review
3 forum posts
4 helpful votes
My wife and I had a wonderful week on board Jewel of the Seas to celebrate her Leap birthday on February 29th. We flew WestJet / American from Toronto San Juan on Friday February 26th connecting in Miami. We flew home WestJet ... Read more

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Scottp2@chartermi.net
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
We cruised on the Adventure of the seas in Feb 2016 and I was disappointed in many ways. First the ship was run down. The room was a sunset veranda but there was no view. We were told the view was partially obstructed. In reality it ... Read more
Robspeakman
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
This was my wife and my first cruise with Royal Caribbean. We arrived in San Juan 3 days prior to our cruise as there are only two direct flights from the UK which are on a Wednesday and Saturday flying with Norwegian Airlines. After a ... Read more
mpullinzi
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
We always start our cruise with 2-3 days at the Port of call. We stayed at the Embassy Suites hotel in San Juan. Great pool and love the free breakfast and Manager's happy hours each day with drinks/snacks. I never thought I was a ... Read more
dkbrig
Member Since 2013
4 reviews
119 forum posts
12 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
The AOS is the smallest ship I have sailed on. I was excited for this and actually would love to go smaller next time. After reading cruise critic for over a year preparing myself for what could be a terrible mistake....., I was ... Read more
macmancape
Member Since 2013
1 review
3 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We've been on maybe 15 cruises on several different lines. Honestly, they're all pretty decent with some minor quibbles. This was our 2nd on this ship, Adventure of the Seas. Heard it is due for a major overhaul this fall (2016) but, to ... Read more

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TTBrad
Member Since 2010
7 reviews
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
This was our 12th cruise on our 5th different cruise line (Carnival, Celebrity, NCL and Holland America). We’ve always had a good experience with RCL and liked the southern itinerary of this cruise, especially visiting two new ... Read more
Irish Debbie
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
15 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
This was our sixth cruise overall with this one being our second with Royal Caribbean. At our travel agent's insistence our group flew to San Juan a day before our cruise sailed. We flew on Southwest Airlines. There is no baggage fee on ... Read more
IslandDreamers
Member Since 2006
10 reviews
3,949 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
We arrived San Juan two days prior to our cruise and stayed at the Condado Plaza Hilton. We had a street facing room. The bed and pillows were very uncomfortable, which kept me awake, which made me realize how loud the street noise was at ... Read more
jvp03
Member Since 2011
1 review
4 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
We believe that with the new auto gratuities, our stateroom service was very poor. Their was no friendliness or ambition to clean our room properly. We asked for our bath robes three times and never received them. We were told that they ... Read more
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marlumes
Member Since 2008
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
After 15 cruises with Princess and Celebrity, we took our first on Royal Caribbean. It was a true misadventure. First and foremost, the food served both in the buffet and in the dining room was dreadful. In the buffet, the food was ... Read more

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