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Anthem of the Seas Cruise Review to Canada, New England, New York

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Overall rating:

4.3 out of 5
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Anthem of the Seas

9 Night Canada & New England (Cape Liberty Roundtrip)

Sail date: September 12, 2019

Ship: Anthem of the Seas

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 8686

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 4 months ago

Review summary

This was 9 days of relaxation! RC seemed to have plenty to do for everyone and the ship is one of their most beautiful. I met a couple of people who were doing this cruise for the second time!

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Beyond outstanding! Since I did the check-in online, including the photo for the sea pass card, all we had to do was walk through the line, get paperwork scanned, and go to lunch! Cards were waiting at the cabin. This was the easiest and quickest embarkation ever!

Ship experiences

Entertainment

We didn't go to any shows on this trip. Just relaxed in the evenings.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
We had a balcony. The size was comfortable. I did notice there was no coffee table though. It was very nicely decorated! RS straightened things neatly but didn't vacuum for the first 7 days.

Ship tip

I always recommend getting a balcony!

Ports of call

Cape Liberty (Bayonne), New Jersey

5 out of 5
This was just for embarkation. RC did an outstanding job with this!

Boston, Massachusetts

3 out of 5
We just walked around ourselves, no excursion. I recommend Legal Harborside for lobster rolls!

Portland, Maine

4 out of 5
Very good. We took the tour to Kennebunkport. Very nice and quaint.

Bar Harbor, Maine

5 out of 5
Beautiful village. We tendered here but it was fine. Very picturesque and quaint. Shops reasonably priced.

Halifax, Nova Scotia

4 out of 5
Peggy's Cove is a must see. And the drive there is scenic. Shops at PC are outrageously overpriced though.

Saint John, New Brunswick

3 out of 5
We went to Bay of Fundy Express. Boring tour! Nothing scenic between the ship and the Bay / St Martin.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
We were off the ship in about 10 minutes. This included getting luggage. We were in one of the later groups since our flight was in the afternoon. Very easy process to go through customs - they use face recognition so you don't have to pull out passports.
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