Allure of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Contributor Level: Deck Hand

4-6 cruises


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4 out of 5

Amazing ship

Sail Date: June 05, 2011

Reviewed: 6 years ago

Traveled As: Family (older children)

Room Type: Balcony

The "Allure" is an amazing ship. It was hard to imagine that it actually was a ship cruising through the water and not a city. It is huge, but the interactive signage kept us from getting lost. Central Park is just beautiful, and the Promenade and Boardwalk were attractive and interesting places.

Pros: The food and Oceanaria

Cons: The Ports of Call

Recommends Allure of the Seas? Yes!

Ship Quality
Food and Dining
The food was excellent. It was prepared well and the presentation was very appealing.
Cabin / Stateroom
Service and Staff
The wait staff in the dining room were outstanding! Our stateroom attendant was very helpful and attended to all of our needs. Even the maintenance personnel responded to our request very quickly.
Oceanaria and Blue Planet were wonderful shows. We chose not to attend "Chicago" because of the "R" rating. We enjoyed Jazz on 4 but did not attend the Comedy Shows because of the "blue" humor.
Cozumel, Mexico
We really liked Cozumel seven years ago. However, the vendors have become much more aggressive since that time which made it very difficult to shop. The prices have gone up significantly. We really enjoyed our experience at Poncho's Backyard. The food was very good, the waiters were very friendly and attentive, and the atmosphere was relaxing and comfortable - a welcome change from the walk down the street.
Labadee (Cruiseline Private Island)
Every activity costs extra and the vendors were so aggressive that it made our family uncomfortable to walk to the beach.
Falmouth, Jamaica
Not a lot to do now. This area is still under development and it is difficulty to rate.

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