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Dubai to the Middle East Family Cruises Cruise Reviews

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Suite 9010 - The Cruise That Should Never Have Happened.

Review for MSC Splendida to Middle East

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enuf42

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

28 days from Dubai to Hamburg visiting places I had never been was the mantra for our cruise. We set sail on March 12th 2020, same day I believe the world Pandemic was officially announced. Should MSC have let the cruise depart Dubai? - absolutely not. MSC's only objective was to get their vessel back to one of its home ports. There was no regard given as to the well being of its passengers, ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Suite


Nightmare

Review for MSC Splendida to Middle East

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edwin33

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

to go to places i have never been,but this did not happen as the itinary changed frequently and we had to go to places i was not interested in,out of the 28 day cruise we were at sea for fourteen of them as we were not allowed to dock.in my opinion this cruise should never had taken place and should have been cancelled.ships main staff could not or more to the point would not answer straight ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Hotel of the Seas

Review for Jewel of the Seas to Middle East

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bearette

10+ Cruises

Age 30s

We were literally cut off in the Coronavirus Epidemic so this review will be what happens when things go wrong. We are two upper 30s adults and our two kid, twin boy and girl who were seven and just shy of 8 when we sailed. This sailing was March 9th , so mid-cruise all cruises ceased operations, so this review will let you know how RCCL handles emergencies. The first two days were in the ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Traveled with children


Royal Caribbean: Totally professional and honourable company. Very impressive.

Review for Jewel of the Seas to Middle East

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egglo

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We booked this cruise on "Jewel of the Seas" long before the Coronavirus scare and decided to go ahead anyway, as we have a daughter living in Dubai whom we wanted to visit. In the couple of weeks before the start date, RCI sent us several reassuring emails that the cruise would go ahead, so we were never left wondering whether we should cancel. I cannot speak highly enough about this cruise ...
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Sail Date: March 2020


Better than expected

Review for Jewel of the Seas to Middle East

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The Bungah

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

I don't really get the criticisms of this lovely ship. I usually sail on better cruise lines and my low expectations coupled with some less than flattering reviews meant I was pleasantly surprised by a great week cruising the seas around Dubai. Public areas were very attractive and well maintained, staff were unwaveringly polite, helpful and efficient and the entertainment staff were great. I ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


Last minute trip Dubai

Review for Jewel of the Seas to Middle East

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chmusar

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

We have cruised on a few ships and I did prefer this smaller ship,yes it's old but was clean and kept well. I liked that I could find a sunbed in a quiet location . Solarium was a nice place to relax. Safari club was my bar of choice lots of room and great seats in the stern. Entertainment was just ok apart from a juggler on last night who was excellent. MDR had no issues we were on my ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Interior


Relaxing cruise

Review for Jewel of the Seas to Middle East

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cgdg21

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

We chose this cruise because of the interesting stops and the fact that the weather in the middle-east is much better than elsewhere, at this time of year. It also offered good value for money, as Emirates flights from the UK were included. Due to the coronavirus, we were told that RC had decided not to stop at either of the two ports in Oman, due to its proximity (and open borders) with Iran. ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


Full review

Review for Jewel of the Seas to Middle East

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Mjk88

First Time Cruiser

Age 30s

From England and booked online via Royal Caribbean. First cruise but the destination was the real seller having nothing to compare to. Emirates flight was great to Dubai. Plenty of security at port but no problems with that. Carry all paperwork and credit card to hand. Pre paid deluxe drinks package and most shore excursions. Ship - previously said nothing to compare to and a little nervous ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Interior

Traveled with children


Ship's crew were friendly, helpful and very professional.

Review for Jewel of the Seas to Middle East

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Juke68

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

We had been to Dubai and Emirates the previous year and this time combined it with a stay at The Atlantis Hotel on The Palm...amazing...we usually cruise with P&O but they had decided not to do that route so we booked with RC...fantastic....balcony cabin was a little tight...no need for the settee.. just could have been arranged a little different without it... bathroom clean and spacious... the ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


QUITE SHOCKED

Review for Jewel of the Seas to Middle East

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Very Critical

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We had not been with this company before, and we were expecting this cruise to be better than the cruise we did with another company the week before. Strangely enough, we enjoyed the other cruise, but not this one. Where do we start? In our opinion we felt that Jewel of the Seas desperately needed a refurbishment, and until this is possible, we felt that a good clean and a lick of paint would ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


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