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Allure of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 18

Overall rating:

4.2 out of 5
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Allure of the Seas

7 Night Eastern Caribbean (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)

Sail date: May 05, 2019

Ship: Allure of the Seas

Cabin number: 9630

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

Great ports, Interesting Ship, not the best service. I think they may have outdone themselves on the size and being able to hold up the typical RCCL service on this one.

Embarkation

1 out of 5
2.5 hours to get on the ship with status and a suite? Ugh!

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Food had to be sent back a couple of times for being cold, room service was wrong literally every day (we finally stopped ordering it).

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5

Entertainment

4 out of 5
The water show was amazing! The ice show was alright. The blue earth show was just downright weird.

Service and Staff

4 out of 5
The bar tenders in the Schooner bar actually made the cruise far better.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
I think the ship was too big for them to keep up the level of service we're used to from RCCL.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Cabin was great, we spent more time in here than we usually do.

Ship tip

If you expect a certain level of service from RCCL, you may be disappointed on this one.

Ports of call

Philipsburg, St. Maarten

5 out of 5
Rented a car, drove around, found a nice quiet beach with less than two dozen people and enjoyed it!

San Juan, Puerto Rico

5 out of 5
El Yunque was gorgeous.

Labadee (Cruise Line Private Island)

4 out of 5
I really expected them to be doing drink service and never saw anything other than a beer cart go by. Beach was gorgeous.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
I don't understand how getting off and going through customs was easier than getting on! Off in 9 minutes... on in 2.5 hours? Crazy.
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