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Royal Caribbean Jewel of the Seas Cruise Reviews

3.5 / 5.0
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1619 reviews
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This is Geiranger Norway and my husband, myself and My Mom. 
If you can ever get to the Fjords in Norway please do. You won't regret it. 

Norway is the cleanest place I have ever been. Pristine!  It is also the most gorgeous. The fjords are so amazing and the colour is so brilliant. Flam and Olden along with Geiranger were the top three stops.
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"I had a hard time deciding what to do before the cruise and all of the excursions were sold out due to two Royal Caribbean, and one carnival ship in port.I will say the vendors have gone through the pandemic with no cruise travelers and they need the boost to the local economy so please consider spending some money on the island with the locals...."Read More
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Prices are up, quality is down, ships are full. IMHO, the industry is still recovering from covid...

Review for Jewel of the Seas to Caribbean - Southern

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UNGE8341
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

Jewel OTS is a Radiance class ship, and the right size (2,500 guests) for our taste. We've sailed on RCI several times, always choosing the mid-size ships, and the Jewel deck plan is one of our favorites. There is access to the bow on several decks for those who like to see where the ship is going. Our cabin was a 4B Spacious Ocean View (9240). Jewel is almost 19 years old and does show wear and ...
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Sail Date: January 2023

Cabin Type: Spacious Ocean View Balcony


Barely Met Requirements

Review for Jewel of the Seas to Caribbean - Southern

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travelerSandL
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Summary Report : Royal Caribbean Cruise – From Port Canaveral Jewel of the Seas 1/6 - 1/14 2023 Background – We have completed twenty eight cruises for various companies. This report is based on our thoughts when compared to our previous cruising activity. Above average results 1. This cruise was considered to be a good value based on length and itinerary. 2. We found the Jewel ...
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Sail Date: January 2023


The first and last time sailing on Royal Caribbean

Review for Jewel of the Seas to Caribbean - Southern

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travelcruisepro
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

The first and last time sailing on Royal Caribbean. *Food: more variety than most cruise lines but inedible, always served cold at the buffet and main dining room worse than a school cafeteria.  The buffet took forever for the tables to be cleared, why not use carts to clear tables rather than removing a few plates at a time. My wife and I only went to the dining room twice on this 9 day ...
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Sail Date: December 2022

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Deck and Cabins

Review for Jewel of the Seas to Caribbean - Southern

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karencct
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Like Royal Caribbean. Jewel was out of Port Canaveral and I like that port. Price was right for Christmas. Problem...........we were advised no Radiance ships have balconies that open to other cabins. We travel with our family and love going between the cabins via the deck. Not happening on this cruise! Now I am leary as to what other ships do not have balconies that open up. Sofa ...
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Sail Date: December 2022

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


Great Job Royal!

Review for Jewel of the Seas to Caribbean - Southern

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deja moo
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Embarkation went smoothly. I was at the port at 12:30PM and on the ship by 1:00PM. My luggage made it to my stateroom by 2:30PM. The ship was really nicely decorated for the holidays and the crew outstanding. AAA+ As a 60's + solo cruiser I prefer more of a tradition cruise experience and the Jewel fits that well. The Jewel is starting to show her age if you look closely, but overall ...
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Sail Date: December 2022


Major Disappointment

Review for Jewel of the Seas to Caribbean - Eastern

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Drake2
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We have cruised Royal Caribbean for many years and have sailed sister ships of the Jewel of the Seas. This was the absolute worst cruise we have ever been on. The main dining room food was horrendous and extremely slow. The Windjammer provided much better food. Giovanni’s was anything but a “Specialty”. The ship is very dated and in desperate need of a refresh. Our cabin was 7550. The ...
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Sail Date: November 2022

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


A fantastic Transatlantic on the beautiful Jewel of the Seas

Review for Jewel of the Seas to Transatlantic

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Deeliteful
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This was my first cruise following the pandemic, my last being December 2019. I chose this as I love T/A cruises, so many sea days to savour. I chose the Jewel as I don’t like huge ships, the Jewel is 2500 passengers and there were only 1200 on this cruise! The ship is a delight, so much wood and glass it is beautiful. All areas were sparkling clean and staff were fantastic ...
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Sail Date: October 2022


Transatlantic that was exactly what I hoped for

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goldfish65
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

My dream was to cross the ocean in comfort during my lifetime. It was all so easy. Our cabin attendant introduced herself right away and explained that for the next 12 days, we were not to worry about anything. We opted for a suite, and indeed the extra space and amenities made a big difference. Thirty-four drawers for storage and two built-in wardrobes. Very pleased how well the A/C worked. Beds ...
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Sail Date: October 2022

Cabin Type: Owner's Suite


Enjoyed the cruise experience, but very expensive to add extras

Review for Jewel of the Seas to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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JulianHGS
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

Positives: The balcony stateroom we had on deck 10 was comfortable, lots of clothes hanging space and hangers. Asked for dressing gowns and they were provided for us without hesitation. Excellent quality food at all meal times - in Tides restaurant and Windjammer - with so much variety. Could bring 2 x bottles of wine onboard on embarkation day (but note not at any port stops during ...
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Sail Date: September 2022

Cabin Type: Spacious Ocean View Balcony


Thoroughly Enjoyed

Review for Jewel of the Seas to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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GordyCruz
6-10 Cruises • Age 20s

This was our 7th overall Cruise (3rd with Royal) and I will say personally - we enjoyed this Cruise as our best overall. My wife and I celebrated a significant wedding anniversary and our thoughts/ratings were consistently similar. I waited one week so I could absorb and let saturate all of our experiences. First - the condition of the ship we both thought was Excellent. Our cabin (we ...
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Sail Date: September 2022


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