Very Nice But There Were Problems

Azamara Journey Cruise Review to Caribbean


Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 0
Helpful Votes: 7

Overall Rating:

4.0 out of 5
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12 Night West Indies Hideaways (Miami Roundtrip)
Sail Date: December 11, 2015
Ship: Azamara Journey
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Cabin Number: 4046
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 1 year ago

Old Ship that will be dry-docked next month for major refurbishment that should have taken place years ago. The ingrained dust in the stateroom and other areas of the ship caused allergic reactions for my wife and me, with runny noses and itchy eyes. The mattress was too soft, so my wife had to sleep on the love seat/small sofa bed. The menu in the main dining room was not five star, with little variety and creativity. However, the food on  Deck 9, where the Windows Cafe and the outdoor grill are located, produced much more variety and better food. Unfortunately, there was understaffing in the Windows Cafe on Deck 9, especially for dinners and even some lunches, because some of the staff was being shuttled between this venue and the main dining room.

 

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
See above

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Okay

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Great entertainment for a small ship

Children's Programs

1 out of 5
None

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
Housekeepers were very good.

Ship Quality

1 out of 5
Too old and dusty

Cabin / Stateroom

Actually we were upgraded to stateroom with a veranda upon arrival (7101).

Ship Tip

Take your own taxis around the islands for much less than cost of Azamara's excursions.

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