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Royal Caribbean Jewel of the Seas Cruise Reviews for Senior Cruises to the Panama Canal & Central America

Royal Caribbean
Jewel of the Seas
Panama Canal & Central America
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

37

Very Good

21

Average

5

Terrible

1

Cruise type

Family Cruises

64

Gay & Lesbian Cruises

64

Cruises for the Disabled

64

Senior Cruises

64

Fitness Cruises

64

64 Royal Caribbean Jewel of the Seas Cruise Reviews for Senior Cruises to the Panama Canal & Central America


Cindy Sea avatar

Cindy Sea

1 Review Written

Panama Canal Cruise was a Bucket List High!

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My husband and I have been cruising with Royal Caribbean for years. We love the cruise line and have always had a good experience. It was my bucket list item to go on a Panama Canal Cruise. We usually take about one ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Welly9

7 Reviews Written

26 Helpful Votes

16Nt RC East Bound Panama Cruise on the Jewel OTS

We picked it for the Cruise Destinations, thru the Panama. Started in San Diego, loved SD, stay at the Sheraton (close to airport and cruise port) and walked around, to Little Italy, the docks, Dinner at the Fish ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Astromaid

4 Reviews Written

33 Helpful Votes

Cruising on Jewel of the Seas, including comparison to Carnival

We typically cruise with Carnival, but wanted to do a full transit through the Panama Canal, which Carnival rarely offers. So we booked a cruise on Jewel of the Seas, we have been on Explorer of the Seas back in ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Dlqueen721

2 Reviews Written

Panama Canal Cruise

Nice ship, just the right size for this type of cruise. Nice crew. The waiters in the main ding room went out of their way to remember what your favorite food items were. Disappointed that our spacious ocean view ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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jujdred2018

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great except for last day

Bucket-list cruise. Check-in was a bit rough: new program scanned my wife's passport and said she was born on some tropical island I've never heard of; a supervisor had to be called to update the location to NY. ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Cat butler

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Worst cruise of our 16 cruises!

The Ship was Tired. The windows were either dirty and had not cleaned in a while or the plain were in need of replacement. The seals were clearly gone in the double pained windows and we watched water "sloshing" ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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gerwin2

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Panama Canal

We selected this cruise since we have always wanted to see the canal. We decided this time of the year to get away from cold and snow in Kansas and to give my wife a break from her cancer treatments. We also made ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Gretel1128

6 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise with a few snags

My Husband and I cruised the Panama Canal from Acapulco to San Juan 25 years ago for our Silver Weeding Anniversary. So when # 50 was on the Horizon, we decided to do it again, this time in the other direction. ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Okeydoker

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise; New Menu Really Bad

Our Panana Canal cruise was wonderful! A full 15 days with great ports, many sea days aboard a great ship with a fantastic crew. Leaving Los,angeles we went to two Mexican Ports, Puerto Vallarta and Cabo. Then on to ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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DJTowls

2 Reviews Written

33 Helpful Votes

Great Panama Canal Cruise on Jewel

We recently returned from 14 great days on Jewel, cruising from San juan to San diego celebrating our wedding anniversary. First a little about ourselves - this was our 8th RCI cruise, 11th in total. We are both ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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Santa_Barbara_Cruiser

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Above Average Cruise on Royal Caribbean's Jewel of the Seas

Mexico - Panama Canal - Central America Cruise - 14 Nights. Overall, this cruise was above average but less than very good. I am an RCCL Diamond level cruiser and this was my 15th cruise - 10th with RCCL - 1st on ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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spkinva

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Very pleased with the Jewel

We recently cruised on the Jewel of the Seas and found it to be a beautiful ship. The staff was very friendly and the cabin was very accomadating. We loved our corner aft cabin with it's extended balcony. The ...
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Sail Date April 2011


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gr8times4us

4 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Nice Balance of at Sea Days & Ports of Call

We chose this Royal Caribbean Jewel of the Sea Jan 24, 2011 Ultimate Caribbean/Panama Canal cruise because of the balance of 5 at sea days and 5 days in port. We were aware that the cruise ship did not actually ...
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Sail Date January 2011


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Jatimer

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great Family Vacation

This was our second family cruise. There were seven of us (grandparents, parents and 3 kids aged 13, 11 and 8). Previously we had sailed to the Western Caribbean on the coincidentally named, and similar sized, ...
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Sail Date March 2011


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Master-Cruiser

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great Cruise!

Boston to Miami - Our American Airlines flight arrived in Boston with an oil leak so our 2:30PM flight had to wait for another plane to arrive. We took off atfer 8PM arriving Miami at 11:30PM. They could not open ...
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Sail Date March 2011


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Lonesome George

1 Review Written

A Most Wondrous Leviathan

This was all our second cruise on The Jewel; the previous one being in March 2006. Was very pleased to see how well the intervening years have not marred her beauty in any appreciable way. The ship was ...
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Sail Date March 2011


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Smithster

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Jewel of the Sea - March 7th - 11 Night

My hubby and I have cruised many times but this was our first experience with RCCL. I have to say it is right up there in our great times in cruising. We live in Florida so we took Cruise Connection Bus to get to ...
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Sail Date March 2011


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emileletema

2 Reviews Written

Super Cruise on the Jewel

We (couple mid thirties from Finland/Europe who enjoys travelling the world) went on the 7th March departure, 11 day Jewel of the Sea cruise. We have cruised with Carnival and MSC previously and can only compare the ...
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Sail Date March 2010


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Leyton1262

1 Review Written

Jewel of the Seas a Real Gem

This was our second cruise with RCCL. We sailed Feb 25/11 from Ft Lauderdale after a 5 day stay in Kissimmee to enjoy Disney World. We appreciated the 1st sea day really needing the rest after 4 full days of fun and ...
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Sail Date February 2011


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subtlefantasy

7 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Jewel Of the Seas Ultimate Caribbean and Panama

This was our first RCL cruise. We drove from Canada and stayed in Plantation at the Hampton Inn. We did this last year as well and found it very convenient. We didn't want to stay too close to port as our car ...
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Sail Date February 2011


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blublotter

1 Review Written

11 Night Caribbean and Panama Cruise

We boarded the ship on Feb. 14, 2011 and set sail from Ft. Lauderdale. The check-in process was quick and painless. Once on board the fabulous Jewel of the Seas, we proceeded to the buffet where there were plenty of ...
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Sail Date February 2011


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Akitkat118

2 Reviews Written

Finally Made it to Panama! A fun 10 days at sea!

Well, first I am so excited that my husband and I finally made it to Panama and Costa Rica! We tried to do a cruise similar to this 10 day route (Ft. Lauderdale to Cartagena, Columbia, Panama, Costa Rica, Labadee ...
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Sail Date February 2011


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Ninerlover

2 Reviews Written

What a Difference a Year Makes

I'm part of a group of 6 (3 couples) who at minimum take a cruise vacation on an annual basis. Celebrity is our cruise line of choice, but at various times have taken Holland America, Carnival, and the last 2 years ...
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Sail Date January 2011


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dcruisers

15 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

THE JEWEL IS A REAL GEM!

BACKGROUND: My DH and I are retired (I am semi), fun loving, 60something cruisers traveling with 2 other couples with similar backgrounds and interests. We enjoy cruising, meeting people, laughing and just love ...
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Sail Date January 2011


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snoozycruisee

2 Reviews Written

Jewel of the Seas 01-03-2011

Background Information - Looking for New Ports to Visit and some R & R. Hotel Info (if any)- Hampton Inn Fort Lauderdale / Plantation. Booked via Priceline. Great Pre-Cruise Hotel and Great Price. Free ...
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Sail Date January 2011


Jewel of the Seas Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins3.04.2
Dining3.03.9
Entertainment3.03.6
Public Rooms4.04.3
Fitness Recreation5.04
Family4.04.2
Enrichment3.03.5
Service5.04.4
Value For Money3.03.9
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