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Azamara Quest (RETIRED) 578 Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Experience: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 9

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
Verified Review
2 Night Bahamas (Miami Roundtrip)
Sail Date: October 24, 2007
Ship: Azamara Quest (RETIRED) 578
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 8 years ago

First off this was a two day maiden voyage for this ship (the Quest) and the new Azamara line, so there were a few hiccups. The ship is smaller then the giants but it was still big. You notice the smaller size in the elevator areas and stairs. Boarding was very easy and you are greeted with a glass of champagne when you step on board, very nice touch! The stateroom was the same size that I have had on many big ships and it was beautiful. They use a lot of dark woods on the ship and it really looks rich. Balcony had a table with two chairs which was nice and fresh flowers and a fruit basket were in our room. We had a regular room and we still had a butler, who was very nice. The food at every level was great. The open seating was a problem. I was expecting a table for two and we had to wait a long time for it. Then it took a long time between courses. The waiters all seemed out of sync but the food was amazing. The beef tenderloin and the oysters Rockefeller were my favs. Morning buffet was delicious. Some of the service there was off. Pool grill had great nachos and guacamole. My favorite was the afternoon tea service in the library. I did not dine in the two specialty restaurants because they were full. Being a two day cruise it was hard to get everyone in. I dont feel I missed anything. The food I had was good. Departure took longer then usual. After leaving the ship you had to walk down a big group of stairs with your luggage and people (travel agents) got upset. Also people were upset that our itemized bill had not arrived in our stateroom like most cruises. I still dont know what I spent. Overall, we had a wonderful cruise. As you can see the food is my favorite out of all the four cruises I have been on. I think this ship and crew have great potential and by the time you board the problems I had will be gone.

3 out of 5
Beautiful beaches. Food could be better.
Don't Miss: the water
3 out of 5
Beautiful beaches. Food could be better.
Don't Miss: the water

Pros: Food, New Ship

Cons: Service, Maiden Voyage

Recommends Azamara Quest (RETIRED) 578? Yes!

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