cruising with 3 young kids

Allure of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 7

Overall Rating:

5.0 out of 5
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7 Night Western Caribbean (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)
Sail Date: December 02, 2012
Ship: Allure of the Seas
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Family (young children)
Reviewed: 4 years ago
This ship is beautiful! we felt crowded only at the elevators after the shows... food was not too great, (we did not try specialty restaurants)
shows were the best we've seen! and service was mediocre, specially in the restaurant where my husband found a piece of plastic in his fish, and the head waiter told him its from the fish wrapper without even apologizing, and he was just a jerk all week..
our stateroom was a family oceanview. great room! plenty of storage for all 5 of us. and enough room for a stroller and a pack and play.
The kids club was fun for the kids. The hours are 9-12, 2-5, and 7-10. they have breaks for lunch and dinner. you can even leave them during those hours for free, but they just take them to eat. After 10pm, the charge is 6 dollars an hour.
what is different about this cruise is that they babysit babies ages 6 months to 3 years for 8 dollars an hour. this was never an option for us on any other cruise. we used this service for two hours to go watch an adult only comedy show.
they were great with our baby! even changed her diaper, and they give you a phone, just in case....

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
we were not crazy about food choices

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5

Entertainment

5 out of 5

Children's Programs

5 out of 5

Service and Staff

3 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
beautiful, clean ship

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
5 out of 5
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