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Overall we were a tad disappointed by this Scenic cruise for the following reasons: 1. The quality of evening meals weren't up to what we expected given previous reports. Overcooked pork fillets and wiener schnitzel. 2. Despite some very good waiter service, the poor 25% let them down e,g. a) request for coffee 1st night at end of evening meal - "yes, the coffee machine is upstairs" b) re-fills of white wine simply poured on top without asking, problem was it was a different wine. Happened at least 6 times 3. Many people including ourselves caught the flu or a stomach bug, Highlights: 1. Very good cruise itinerary, all inclusive tours & 80% of guides were very good. 2. Our housemaid was a gem and the Captain was the most pleasant captain I have ever met. 3. Many people valued the all inclusive drinks service, We enjoy a drink at meals so not such a big issue for us and we had a Royal Suite

The medieval castles and village visits were great.

Scenic Jewel Cruise Review by mbuffier

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Overall we were a tad disappointed by this Scenic cruise for the following reasons:

1. The quality of evening meals weren't up to what we expected given previous reports. Overcooked pork fillets and wiener schnitzel.

2. Despite some very good waiter service, the poor 25% let them down e,g. a) request for coffee 1st night at end of evening meal - "yes, the coffee machine is upstairs" b) re-fills of white wine simply poured on top without asking, problem was it was a different wine. Happened at least 6 times

3. Many people including ourselves caught the flu or a stomach bug,

Highlights:

1. Very good cruise itinerary, all inclusive tours & 80% of guides were very good.

2. Our housemaid was a gem and the Captain was the most pleasant captain I have ever met.

3. Many people valued the all inclusive drinks service, We enjoy a drink at meals so not such a big issue for us and we had a Royal Suite
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Cabin 314
When we compared the metres beforehand to Ocean Cruises these cabins are small. Hence we paid for the extra room and it was very comfortable but more expensive than ocean veranda staterooms.