Fabulous ship! Dance/aerobics???

Allure of the Seas Cruise Review to Transatlantic


Contributor Level: Cruise Director
Experience: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 6
Helpful Votes: 50

Overall Rating:

4.0 out of 5
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12 Night Transatlantic Eastbound (Ft. Lauderdale To Barcelona)
Sail Date: April 19, 2015
Ship: Allure of the Seas
Cabin Type: Balcony
Cabin Number: 7618
Traveled As: Singles/Friends
Reviewed: 2 years ago

Well-designed mega-ship.  Wonderful crew, great food.  Dining experience in Adagio excellent.  Good selection of restaurants.  Central Park, with the trees and foliage is delightful.  Enjoyed the main shows but guest performers were not top-line.  Variety of activities offered to satisfy all ages.  I often choose Royal Caribbean because it offers daily dance/aerobic session.  Was extremely disappointed on this cruise when, after 2 half-hour sessions, they were terminated. Apparently the Cruise Director, (a certified Zumba instructor) injured his knee.  As he had told the almost 100 participants that we should expect daily 45 minute sessions, it would have been reasonable for him to assign one of the other most capable staff to conduct some form of dance/aerobics for the remainder of the cruise.  Not necessarily Zumba.  There must be provisions for temp. replacements for every job function on board.  Can loyal RCCL cruisers expect to enjoy dance/aerobics sessions on this ship in the future??  

 

 

 

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Except for poorly designed, cramped coffee/tea area in Windjammer buffet

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Good variety of activities offered. However RCCL should always offer dance/aerobics.

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Ice shows were fantastic! All resident musicians were superb. Loved Blue Planet.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Consistently good

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Well-designed, bright, clean

Cabin / Stateroom

I was well-satisfied with my cabin layout and cleanliness. My stateroom attendant, David, was professional, friendly and helpful.

Ship Tip

Enjoy the ambience of Central Park at any time of the day or evening.

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