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Jewel of the Seas Review

3.5 / 5.0
1,633 reviews

Mid size. Medium everything

Review for the Baltic Sea Cruise on Jewel of the Seas
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: May 2023

While not bad…not as great as other ships with RCCL. Entertainment was not best. Whoever thinks a juggler, a magician, ventriloquist and cyclist offer much adult entertainment needs to think again. Ship entertainers were not always singing live during shows and the music was much louder than the vocals. The food in the dining room was presented well. Best waiters ever. But food was so so. And was hit and miss. Seems to look appealing but flavor was missing. Some nights the menu was good. Other times it was a repeat. Staff was good. Cabin attendant did a good job. Shipping showing signs of wear and needs revamped. Diamond lounge was small and could not accommodate even a small number of members. RCCL knows in advance the numbers on board and should and could make accommodations to make it work. We went one night and left as did most others. Nothing special about a crowed hot room with standing room only. Amsterdam port was easy on and off.

Cabin Review

Large ocean view. Fridge and safe. Some wear and tear showing. Towels and linens were nice.

Port Reviews


Easy to walk and explore. Loads of food options. One of the easiest cities. .


Everything close to dock. Best surprise of the ports. Everything close. Easy walking. And transportations easy to find. Albert Dock was great. Free museums. Maritime museum was great with a titanic exhibit. The slave museum was extremely well done. Loads to see. Restaurants aplenty from food trucks to cafe to finer. Walking distance from the ship to almost everything. Beatles experience easy walk.


The tour on the wales railway up into the mountains was outstanding. A great over view of the entire area. Views and waterfalls. A great trip


Seeing the cliffs was great. The Kent railroad was not a good tour. A 2 hour bus ride along roads with high bushes and no view to ride a 30 minute train through the same scenery. Tea and biscuits was nothing special. Long walk to any town area. Shuttle was provided. At 10 per person each way.

Loch Ness

If looking for Nessie you get a brief look. Tour was rushed and crowded.

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