Royal Caribbean Jewel of the Seas Cruise Reviews

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Numbercrunchers77
Member Since 2017
2 reviews
8 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed June 2017
We had a wonderful week onboard the Jewel.....a much smaller ship than we usually sail, but the ports of call were amazing! We found the crew very friendly, especially Romina, the Diamond concierge, who went above and beyond to make our ... Read more
dblake704
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
1 helpful vote
My husband and I chose this cruise as one of our "bucket list" items - mostly for the destination and itineraries. We had both seen Rome before, but with students tagging along, so wanted a cruise that departed Rome, giving us ... Read more
dicosimo
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because of the ports of call. My one complaint about cruising, is it never seems like we are in port as long as I would like to be. Although, Royal Caribbean did a pretty good job of not rushing us out of port as ... Read more
photomaniac101
Member Since 2014
1 review
93 forum posts
12 helpful votes
We choose this cruise because of the ports of call which were awesome, but I was informed on board they will no longer be doing this nine day itinerary. The ship is small and easy to get around which I liked and was well maintained. There ... Read more
Willa2013
Member Since 2013
1 review
23 forum posts
6 helpful votes
I chose this cruise for the ports that were visited and knowing Royal Caribbean service and food would be great. My husband and I are early 50's and this trip was for our 30th anniversary. I was not disappointed. We spent 5 night in Rome ... Read more
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DanTennant
Member Since 2014
1 review
1 forum post
Sailed June 2017
Friendly staff and good service. Relatively small and older ship, but the crew takes a lot of pride in the ship. Excellent ports of call. We went to Rhodes, Greece instead of a scheduled port call in Turkey due to political instability, ... Read more
Cccpcccp
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
3 helpful votes
Sailed June 2017
Being a platinum member of RC, having sailed already for 47 nights before this cruise only on royal Caribbean, I must say: food quality has been decreasing rapidly state room cleaning very poor overal animation, very poor ... Read more
stephenp
Member Since 2007
3 reviews
93 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed June 2017
We Chose this cruise as it was in June and the Price was good. As a Diamond + member things have gone downhill over the last 2 years. Cutbacks are there to improve profits and not for Cruises. The ship is in places grubby, some ... Read more
sheilashy603
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed June 2017
I chose this ship because of the Itineraries. Great customer service, all the waiters, bartenders and room attendants was very friendly. They really treat you like their family. The Cruise directors was very nice as well. She had done a ... Read more
TravelPadawan93
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Let me begin by stating this is my first cruise you may have experienced a better time on this cruise and that is fine. Starting with food the first time I ate in the main dining room my food was bland, cold and not of a quality one would ... Read more
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rhapsodyoflove
Member Since 2012
1 review
1 helpful vote
My husband and I celebrated our 30th anniversary on this cruise. We arrived the day before and toured the Vatican through a pre-booked excursion. It was an informative tour but we were jet lagged and sleep deprived from the flight. The ... Read more
mattmirabella
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed June 2017
Second time on Jewel of the Sea. Great Service and Entertainment. The on board costs have gone way up. Additional charges were very noticeable. The dinning experience is not what I have experienced on other Cruise Lines but it did improve ... Read more
So hannam
Member Since 2017
1 review
We chose this cruise for the fantastic itinerary, and loved our experience from beginning to end! We have sailed Royal Caribbean, Norwegian, and Carnival Cruise lines in the past, and our entire family believes that Royal Caribbean does ... Read more
drehoblf
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 forum posts
I chose this cruise because of the itinerary and it was my first cruise ever. I had pretty low expectations after reading other peoples reviews but I was very happy overall with the entire experience. Here are a few notes: Ship - ... Read more
rolande1
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed June 2017
Group cruise. Had terrific time. To beginn he cruise the embarkment process was very efficient. Went smoothly and very quickly. The staff knew exactly what they were doing so as to process the embarkment smoothly an efficiently. ... Read more
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MaxG1979
Member Since 2017
1 review
6 helpful votes
This is the first cruise and it will be the last. I feel terrible bringing my parents and my pregnant wife along to this cruise on the Royal Caribbean, Jewel of the Seas. FOOD: For 9 nights we experienced terrible food that was all ... Read more
mbe1610
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
152 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Wanted to see the Med. and the Greek Islands.....could have been a great cruise except for the food quality and entertainment. Food was ok except for the first and last evening meals....they were terrible and we tried all the selections! ... Read more
flaxim
Member Since 2017
1 review
9 forum posts
3 helpful votes
This was our first ever cruise and suited our needs perfectly. The room staff and restaurant staff were all very attentive, the room was as expected from the photos. Entertainment - 3 shows were excellent and the other two that I saw were ... Read more
ElaineMarie
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
37 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
We gave our adult children a holiday vacation. They each choose a port or city they would like to visit. This cruise hit most of them, plus we did our own land tour before boarding. The ship had enough activities for all ages. It was ... Read more
Leah Bateman
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 forum post
I chose this cruise as I really liked the destinations we went to. Always wanted to see the Greek Islands and travel along the Amalfi coast. The crew were absolutely fabulous. I wasn't very impressed with the food we had for our ... Read more
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Johnnyxs
Member Since 2017
1 review
Price and ports of call and it fit our schedule for this vacation.Some things on ship need to be replaced or better maintained, Jacuzzi, pool tables for example. Bars at times were crowded and probably could use more bartenders. Drinks ... Read more
gacritter
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because of the diverse stops (Italy, Greece and Turkey) however I was not told of the itenerary change that there would be no Turkey stop, had to find out when I was sharing the itenerary with a family member, I had ... Read more
euniverz
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We chose this cruise for the destination. We stayed for all the wonderful ship amenities. Our cruise started out a little rough at the airport as there was a bit of miscommunication with our ground transportation, which had nothing to do ... Read more
shushu10
Member Since 2010
1 review
72 forum posts
Sailed May 2017
The ship was refurbished since the last time I cruised on it. it looks nice but very dirty on the outside and the balconies not cleaned and not maintained. sitting on the balcony you could barely see the sea. the cabin was nice and ... Read more
dmead516
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 forum posts
2 helpful votes
This is my review: you may have had better experiences or disagree; that is fine. Ship was clean, embarking was good and fast at all ports, check in, luggage delivery was all good. Food in main dining was average. Really got tired of ... Read more
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