Overall, a great cruise!

Anthem of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 3

Overall rating:

4.8 out of 5
Anthem of the Seas

11 Night Southern Caribbean (Cape Liberty Roundtrip)

Sail date: January 16, 2020

Ship: Anthem of the Seas

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 6670

Traveled as: Large Group

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

Overall, this cruise was great. We have cruised with RC before and will return, possibly this coming October. We realize there will be glitches and the ones we had won’t deter us from cruising with RC again.


5 out of 5
Less than 1/2 hour, super!

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
All 3 were great!

Jamie's Italian

5 out of 5

Excellent! Rolly, our waiter, took excellent care of us. I rate Rolly a 10! The food was also excellent. Would go again.

Chops Grille

5 out of 5

Super, quiet and cozy! Staff service was excellent! Filet Mignon was super tender! Love it!

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5


5 out of 5
All the shows we attended were excellent!

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Dining room staff were excellent ( Biplab and Simon) for table 356. They were both very friendly and efficient! Their aim was to please us and they certainly did that. Room service was also excellent. Everyone was excellent!

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Very nice!

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
Overall very nice. Balcony door creaked in moderate seas. Maintenance staff unable to fix. We called them twice. We determined that if we put the door handle at 10 0’clock, the noise stopped. Shower overflowed due to shower drain strainer plugged with debris, hair, etc. Attendant cleaned strainer and we had no more issues. Attendant very friendly and nice.

Ship tip

Try the specialty dining, food is great!

Ports of call

Cape Liberty (Bayonne), New Jersey

5 out of 5

San Juan, Puerto Rico

4 out of 5

Philipsburg, St. Maarten

5 out of 5

St. John's, Antigua

5 out of 5

Castries, St. Lucia

5 out of 5
POrt was OK. Bus tour of the Pitons excursion was terrible! We sat in back of bus and the ride was terrible. When bus hit a bump or pothole, the rear of the bus bottomed out giving us a uncomfortable jar. Turning left or right we experienced something dragging or rubbing. Of the 4 hour ride, approximately 3 1/2 hours was riding.

Basseterre, St. Kitts

5 out of 5
Favorite port on this cruise. Excursion was awesome and driver (Joseph) was most knowledgeable.


5 out of 5
Same as embarkation, quick and easy. We feel that the fee for parking garage was exorbident.
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