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Los Angeles Royal Caribbean Jewel of the Seas Cruise Reviews

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Great Cruise; New Menu Really Bad

Review for Jewel of the Seas to Panama Canal & Central America

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Okeydoker
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Our Panana Canal cruise was wonderful! A full 15 days with great ports, many sea days aboard a great ship with a fantastic crew. Leaving Los,angeles we went to two Mexican Ports, Puerto Vallarta and Cabo. Then on to Guatemala, Costa Rica, Panama, through the Canal then on to Colombia and ending in San Juan Puerto Rico. a great iteniary. The only disappointment was Royal Caribs new menu which ...
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Sail Date: October 2015

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


LAX to San Juan, Puerto Rico via Panama Canal

Review for Jewel of the Seas to Trans-Ocean

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La Paz
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

I really like this ship as it offers lots of windows with many lounges and very comfortable seats. It only has one area for elevators but each one is glass so you view either the center of ship or the ocean. All our ports went smoothly except for Cabo San Lucas which was by tenders. It took about 2 hours to get off after the ship arrived due to very slow procedures. The ship really needs to ...
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Sail Date: October 2015

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


Tough Start but Overall Excellent Cruise

Review for Jewel of the Seas to Pacific Coastal

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Charlie'sPet
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

This was my first cruise on RCL and only my second cruise overall so I'm fairly new to cruising. As previous reviewers stated, the embarkation situation was a bit of a nightmare. I booked transfers through RCL from the airport to the port and waited 3 hours at the airport before a bus arrived. Then it was another 2 hour wait inside the tents to check-in. My friend and I decided to just wait it out ...
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Sail Date: October 2015


Oct. 3 2015 California Cruise

Review for Jewel of the Seas to Pacific Coastal

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cndwhite
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

This cruise started off on the bad side, the port of Los Angles/San Pedro, had the ship way away from all normal docking slips and had 4 cruise ships in that morning. LA Port is the worst ran port we have ever seen, lucky Royal had some tents installed to keep us out of direct sunlight on a very warm day they offered free water to the people waiting to embark. The normal process of going to the ...
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Sail Date: October 2015

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom


Worst Cruise We Ever Had

Review for Jewel of the Seas to Pacific Coastal

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elinwilton
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We were so happy to finally have a west coast cruise with the opportunity to sail under Golden Gate Bridge. Unfortunately, the one really great thing on this cruise was the weather. Oct 3. The check-in process was a fiasco!! We knew since late August that the Jewel was going to be docked at pier 42, so obviously the port authorities knew, the ships' crew knew, so why oh why were passengers ...
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Sail Date: October 2015


Very good for the cruise......embarkation another matter

Review for Jewel of the Seas to Pacific Coastal

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Paraman15
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

Sailed Pacific coast on Jewel of the seas in October as part of a longer USA trip. Let me start with everything that went right. Jewel is a beautiful ship, medium size and easy to navigate with quirky ship shaped maps on each deck. Lovely centrum with plenty of bars close by so not far to walk to go from one to the other. Other bars are dotted around the ship more aimed at the evening rather ...
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Sail Date: October 2015


We finally disembarked the Jewel of the Seas

Review for Jewel of the Seas to Pacific Coastal

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FCABARLE
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Over an hour at the airport waiting for a bus. Three hours waiting in line to get our ship pass and get onto the ship; half dozen computers were unmanned which surely slowed down the process. Room temperature food every meal at table 105, even the ice cream came melted. I ordered scallops as an appetizer, they came in an escargot tray but it was small pieces of scallop not whole scallop in each ...
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Sail Date: October 2015

Cabin Type: Large Ocean View Stateroom


Wow, Royal has changed; too bad.

Review for Jewel of the Seas to Pacific Coastal

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Hyuaul
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

First time a Royal ship has been on the California West Coast in years! We didn't care what ship we went on. We were celebrating our 36th wedding anniversary, husband's 60th birthday (6 & 13th) and 1 1/2 years of treatment for cancer. This trip was a biggy! We booked a Grand suite to do it right. What a disappointment to experience a FULL ship staffed with trainees. (I truly hope they were ...
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Sail Date: October 2015

Cabin Type: Grand Suite


Love the Jewel, but the whole trip was so disorganized and a disappointment.

Review for Jewel of the Seas to Pacific Coastal

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firegal2539
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

The Royal Caribbean/Celebrity/NCL agent at LAX was wonderful. Very helpful and courteous and because I am handicapped helped me with my luggage to the bus. The Jewel of the Seas is a beautiful ship. She is classy, elegant and comfortable, all at the same time. She is an older lady but she isn’t showing her age too badly. She is going in for refurbishment in the spring of 2016 and she will only ...
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Sail Date: October 2015

Cabin Type: Large Ocean View Stateroom


Ports were great; cruise leadership was not!

Review for Jewel of the Seas to Pacific Coastal

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gubmoni
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

The embarkation process was smooth, less than one hour. The ship staff for the main dining room were very good and our room steward too was quite good. The food was the same as the Serenade of the Seas we were on in December 2014. The quality of the food was pretty good overall and the service was very good to excellent. The first port of Santa Barbara was a tender port. The ship's tender ...
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Sail Date: September 2015

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom


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