Loved the Jewel: Jewel of the Seas Cruise Review by blondie2011

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Loved the Jewel

Sail Date: October 2011
Destination: Canada & New England
Embarkation: Boston
Had hoped to be able to tour Boston before boarding but alas it did not work out, maybe another time. Anyway, the weather was great for boarding. Easy flight in, easy transfer via RC arranged shuttle. Able to board fairly quickly and cabin was ready as it was right after one when we made it. Had a nice lunch at Windjammer and went back to flop for a bit. Luggage showed up soon. Met our cabin attendant. Cryson was very attentive to our needs, always bringing us ice each day, making the bed and straightening up each day x 2. We enjoyed the shows and saw several of them. My favorite was the Tango Buenos Aires...the duo in the Centrum was great for dancing. Dinner in the Tides Dining Room was always a favorite. We met some great Texas friends and our waiter, Frederick, and asst. waiter, Violeta, were excellent. I formed a bond with her and exchanged emails and addresses when we left. She was so sweet to us and to everybody. She will likely rise high in the ranks as she is More very eager and ambitious it seems. All in all a most enjoyable cruise.
Our cabin was on port side and although we had one really bumpy night and my husband got sick, we soon adapted and he felt better the following day.
I particularly liked the coffee bar and the hot chocolate I got there.
The murder mystery dinner in Portofino's was good, not great, but the steak was very good. The actors really needed headsets/mikes as we had difficulty hearing the dialogue...
Well, we made it back to Boston and just in time to avoid the big unusual snowstorm which quickly moved into New England. Flight home was bumpy but it was sunny and gorgeous in Kentucky when we arrived home. Thank you Royal for a good cruise! Less

Published 11/01/11

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