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Southern Caribbean Jewel of the Seas Southern Caribbean Cruise Reviews

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Very old and run down ship. Over 30 cruises and this was the WORST ship ever.

Review for Jewel of the Seas to Caribbean - Southern

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427cobra

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Great deal on cruise and 4 new ports for us. Avoid this ship if you are a avid cruiser. Ship was NOT only rundown, but was VERY filthy, found a OLD plate of food under the bed, mattress was old, stateroom was dirty, no lotion in bathroom,, ran out of TISSUE with two days left in cruise, NO limes for a gin/tonic, no p-nuts for bars snacks in bar, no fresh fruit last two days,, windows were all ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


Great cruise!

Review for Jewel of the Seas to Caribbean - Southern

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TTBrad

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

A great itinerary on a nice ship! This was our 14th cruise on the 5th different cruise line (Celebrity, Carnival, NCL and Holland America). We’ve always liked Royal and liked the southern itinerary of this cruise last year on Celebrity so we decided to book a cruise with the same itinerary. We flew in from Ottawa, Canada the day before and stayed at the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites ...
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Sail Date: February 2019


A few mishaps

Review for Jewel of the Seas to Caribbean - Southern

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alanaalaska

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Had a wonderful cruise with only a few quirks. Food was good but lacked choices, never a chair available by the pool as people saved them in spite of the rules, masking tape all over on the partition glass between our balcony and the one next door as paint had been scraped off, (good thing our friends were in that stateroom as we could see into each others balconies), One evening we were sitting ...
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Sail Date: February 2019

Cabin Type: Spacious Ocean View Balcony


Nice and relaxing

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tankerahoy

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

We chose this cruise to get points closer to being diamond. I prefer the southern Caribbean to any other area and we really like Grand Cayman. We had never been to Curacao before so the tour there was very neat. We like the tour in Bonaire and were excited to actually see them harvest the salt. Wish we could have gotten closer to the flamingos but understand that they are wild animals that are ...
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Sail Date: February 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


Nice ship and itinerary, too much cost cutting on staff and meals.

Review for Jewel of the Seas to Caribbean - Southern

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mur500ray

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

About 5 years since last RC cruise, been on Princess in the interim. Last RC cruise was also on Jewel (prior to latest refurb). Ship in nice condition, good itinerary, great weather, fun to watch Super Bowl. RC has changed and not for the better. Staff numbers reduced, they work hard and have good attitudes but you can see they are stretched. Menus (buffet and dining room) are ...
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Sail Date: February 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


Lovely cruise to ABC Islands

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Dwoodworth

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

Chose this cruise because of the unique itinerary. Older ship showing her age in some areas, but still quite lovely overall. We were thrilled to have a Canadian captain:) We had a wonderful large balcony right near the atrium, however the noise from the band each night was terribly loud. They had to close the fire doors to try and drown out some of the noise. Seemed to be short ...
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Sail Date: February 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


The Jewel shows her age some but still shines

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springfire

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

My wife and I mainly decided to cruise the Jewel because of the wonderful itinerary which included Aruba, Bonaire, nd Curacao or as many will say the ABC islands. This was a 9 day cruise. This was our 10th cruise and our 4th cruise with Royal Caribbean. We have sailed on Carnival, Royal, Princess and our last two cruises with Celebrity. We had such a wonderful cruise on the Jewel that we booked ...
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Sail Date: February 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


Average rock of the seas

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Cruisercatchup

2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

We choose to sail sail on the Jewel for the itinerary and the fact that we were on the ship in 2016 and enjoyed ourselves. Our last cruise was on the Freedom of the seas and the food was terrible. We then decided to switch our already planned cruise from the Navigator to Jewel for the reliability. The food: Here is the trick to Royal Caribbean ships. The my time dining is on the same level as ...
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Sail Date: January 2019


Nickel and dime you for everything.

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Sixpence908

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We have lots of happy memories of previous cruises with Royal Carribean from a few years ago, so we decided to treat ourselves and travel for New Years Eve to the islands. Well...we were so disappointed, RC are nothing like they used to be! If you go on this ship, get ready to pay extra for EVERYTHING, use of the gym, room service, some yoga classes, movies on the TV, you even have to sign up ...
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Sail Date: December 2018


Great Christmas Cruise

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svandermeulen

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

Just got back from the December 22 Southern Caribbean cruise aboard the Jewel of the Seas. The cruise was awesome with a perfect itinerary. This was our second recent cruise on RCI. Our last one was on the Serenade of the Seas which is the same class as the Jewel of the Seas. While basically the same ship, the Jewel lacked the Pub which we loved on the Serenade. Other than that the ships ...
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Sail Date: December 2018

Cabin Type: Spacious Ocean View Balcony


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