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Pacific Jewel Review

3.5 / 5.0
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329 reviews

Second but definitely last time on the Jewel

Review for Pacific Jewel to Australia & New Zealand
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6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Jul 2016

Our worst cruise out of 9 taken. Sit down dining in the Waterfront was appalling, really really slow service, very basic menu and generally plonk down waiting service though service quality appeared to vary in accord with the gender of the wait staff( the girls won, no contest) Pantry service staff were generally more genial but food was uninspiring and the ergonomic set up of the tea/"coffee" station could not be worse.

The aged looking cabin was comfortable and the air con and shower were very efficient as were the cabin stewards.

All port and excursion experiences were disastrous because P&O failed to allocate sufficient resources to the tendering which was required at most ports. The pathetic excuses about delays due to weather could not excuse the ship's negligence from allocating only 3 tenders to get 1500-2000 people ashore.

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