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Adventure of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern

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Overall rating:

4 out of 5
Adventure of the Seas

7 Night Southern Caribbean (San Juan Roundtrip)

Sail date: December 09, 2017

Ship: Adventure of the Seas

Cabin number: 7268

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

A fun pre-holiday cruise to solid ports. Hope to repeat, in portion, in years ahead.

Embarkation

4 out of 5
As smooth a line as any. Disappointing to have to board Day 1 all the way down on Deck 1 (upper gangways in PR still disabled from the storm). Truly appreciate 830 PM departures though.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Two room service breakfasts were good. Windjammer food was better than other reviews imply, but the room was chaos. Impeccable service in MDR each night with very strong appetizers and deserts. Entrees average, a bit over salty.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Flow rider is a super addition to Adventure. Thank you RCL!!! Cruise Director staff one of the best we’ve seen in 6 cruises on RCL

Entertainment

3 out of 5
Shows were good (went each night) but not quite the caliber I’ve seen in the past. Also they were a little late each nite for us (915 or later with no early show)

Children's Programs

No Kids!

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
First rate, friendly service from bow to stern. My favorite, our MDR asst waiter having my cocktail hit the table each night the moment I hit the chair. That is damn impressive.

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
AOS is the perfectly designed ship for us. Not giant, not small with great amenities. That said, she’s starting to show some age on exterior decks and on lounge and room upholstery

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Comfort was standard. Decent stowage space. One of the best balconies we’ve enjoyed. Plumbing problems in the bathroom though and a leaky drain. Couch like an old dorm room.

Ship tip

If it’s sailing out of PR and you are not comfortable with multicultural cruise mates, seriously consider a different port.

Ports of call

San Juan, Puerto Rico

4 out of 5
Great to see Old Town bouncing back strong. Looked great

Willemstad, Curacao

4 out of 5
Mambo Beach Club was enjoyable, strong island not unlike others in the Carribean.

Kralendijk, Bonaire

5 out of 5
Everyone should see this speck of unspoiled nature before the die. True bucket list.

Oranjestad, Aruba

3 out of 5
If you cruise for shopping, restauants and resort experience, this is heaven. Other wise good beaches and the rest.....meh

St. John's, Antigua

4 out of 5
Extremely crowded with four lines in port. Still had a great time horseback riding on the beach. Pleased to visit the cathedral and hear the first mass in many years will be said Christmas Day. I will be there in spirit.

Disembarkation

4 out of 5
So sad, but smooth.

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