Sail Date: December 2017
Our previous trip was on Princess line (Emerald Princess), which was superior in EVERY aspect. We had a balcony upgrade from BD to BB deck 10. If this was an upgrade..would hate to see BB. The balcony chairs were covered in paint ... Read More
Sail Date: December 2017
Food was average to terrible. Some meals in Waterfront Restaurant were average to good, others poor. Food in The Pantry was just slop, poor by shopping centre food court standards. Now to the drinks, $33 for a bottle of Natua Pinot Noir ... Read More
4 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: November 2017
We chose this cruise because it was a short break that left from Melbourne on dates that suited us. We travelled as 2 couples and 1 child, this was our 11th cruise (we've cruised 5 different cruise lines, 8 different ships). We ate ... Read More
1 Helpful Vote
Sail Date: November 2017
Ship was old but good. Cabin was clean. Cabin stewards were friendly and helpful. Loved the towel animals. The pantry food was cold at times but good. Loved the way the food in the pantry was set up not to keen on buffets the food was ... Read More
Sail Date: November 2017
Decided on this cruise because it was not too long and departed from and returned to Melbourne. The ship was built in 1989 and was very tired, dated and very much unloved. I have cruised on older ships before but they were immaculate. ... Read More
2 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: November 2017
My wife and I with two other couples enjoyed a long boozy weekend aboard the Pacific Jewel. Boarding and disembarkation went smoothly. No fan fair like other longer P & O cruises. We were happy about that. Our cabin on the 5th floor ... Read More
9 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: October 2017
This was our third cruise with P&O and our our 13th in total. There were four of us on the trip (a 4 day comedy themed cruise from Auckland to Sydney), my wife and I and my sister and brother-in-law who were taking their first ... Read More
4 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: October 2017
I chose the option of a cruise so I didn't have to negotiate the tedious rigors of airport security and the daily pains of finding a place to eat and another to visit to fill in my holiday. I work long hours normally and get very little ... Read More
2 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: October 2017
Having sailed on the Paciifc Dawn out of Brisbane last year, we wanted to save travel costs and sail from our home port in NZ. Cruise departed from Akl and have to say embarkation was much simplier and efficient in Auckland. Disembarkation ... Read More
Pacific Jewel Ratings
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Cabins 3.0 3.8
Dining 4.0 3.3
Entertainment 4.0 3.6
Public Rooms 3.0 3.6
Fitness Recreation 3.0 3.1
Family 4.0 3.1
Shore Excursion 3.0 3.2
Enrichment 4.0 3.0
Service 4.0 3.7
Value For Money 4.0 3.3
Rates 3.0 3.7

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