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Rome (Civitavecchia) to Europe - Western Mediterranean Royal Caribbean Jewel of the Seas Cruise Reviews

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1-10 of 89 Rome (Civitavecchia) to Europe - Western Mediterranean Royal Caribbean Jewel of the Seas Cruise Reviews


Royal Caribbean - Not impressed

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JanT62
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

The Jewel of the Seas, although old was impressively maintained. Our cabin, 1102 had original fittings with the added new style flat screen TV. Slightly concerned being at the back of the ship we may experience soot on the balcony but we didn't. Noise from Windjammers above was apparent but not loud enough to bother us really. Sun unfortunately didn't hit the balcony much so the additional sunbeds ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: Spacious Ocean View Balcony


Too much Italiano

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Esronnie01
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

The itinerary was something we wanted to do, we did an B2B2B, starting on juli 2019. Our pick for cabin was an aft balcony, nr. 9658. We enjoyed that having an aft balcony was so quiet, we send several hours there if things got too loud at the main pool area's. After booking 1,5 year in advance this was a vacation we where looking forward too. The 2 weeks where as what can be expected on ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


Nice cruise with the family

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Ine
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Celebrating our 50th anniversary we cruised Jewel with a mix of people in their 70s, 40s and grandsons 10 and 15 years old. We liked the itinary and also the size of the ship. We donot like those big mega ships. Our balcony cabin was nice, but some paint was needed on the outside. We knew the bathroom is rather small. The beds were very comfortable. Food in the Windjammer and in the ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


Tired and unengaged crew.

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Ejner
2-5 Cruises • Age 20s

I have cruised with RCCL before and convinced my boyfriend to try out cruising after my fantastic experience on Adventure of the seas last may. We were more keen on picking a good itinerary than ship, so we went with this cruise on the Jewel of the Seas. The embarkation in Civitavecchia went smooth and we went from taxi to the pool in under 30 minutes. Jewel of the seas itself is a very ...
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Sail Date: July 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


Average Cruise, Food and Ship Management Mediocre

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cpaman
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Diamond Member creature of habit. It seems that Royal Caribbean management is just going through the motion. The exceptional service that I have received through the years seems to be a thing of the past. I do not know if this is indicative of the cruise industry as a whole. However, after this cruise, I am switching cruise lines and will find out. The food on the cruise was limited in ...
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Sail Date: June 2019


Excellent short cruise

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Espire
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We combined this cruise with return visit to Rome making a nice extra break in early summer. Civitavecchia port let us down as there were not enough shuttle buses to Jewel for independent travellers. In the late morning queues were huge and we waited two hours. Once on board we felt welcome. We had paid for The Key and the delay meant we missed a special lunch in Chops but they willingly ...
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Sail Date: June 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


Some improvements needed

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SuzanneKingW
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this cruise because it was Western Med. We hadn't visited 5 of the stops, so the itinerary suited us. The passengers were largely American, only about 300 English but this wasn't a problem. The cabin with balcony was lovely, very quiet and beautifully looked after by our cabin attendant. Iglu cruises organised our holiday and they were very helpful . We had a free AI premium ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


Great Cruise and Crew.

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JoanFawcett
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

This was our 2nd cruise, we are a party of four adults. We thoroughly enjoyed our time and met some great people. Our cabin on the 7th deck was spotlessly clean and the towels were changed twice a day. We enjoyed our breakfasts in the Windjammer restaurant - loads of choice, great quality and variety and especially loved the food in the Tide Restaurant on an evening. Lots of first class ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


Great experience but could have been better

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NS0117
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

This was our first cruise and we choose RC based on the reviews of suitability for young families. Overall we had a great time but felt that for the cost it wasn't worthwhile and probably won't do a cruise again. Preboarding the customer service with RC was terrible. The website for booking dining etc was all geared around people who knew how cruises work. As first timers it wasn't clear about ...
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Sail Date: August 2018

Cabin Type: Ocean View

Traveled with children


Royal Experience

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amale.khoury
2-5 Cruises • Age 30s

I really like the double suit experience, we had a lot of privileges in the concierge, cocktails and in the theater seating. What i really enjoyed is the lunch with the officer at the cruise. It was an amazing experience talking and sharing their day to day work. The ports and shore excursions are amazing specially if you take them with the cruise. it's easier they drive you to the center and back ...
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Sail Date: August 2018

Cabin Type: Owner's Suite

Traveled with disabled person


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