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Azamara Quest Cruise Review to Panama Canal, Central America

Cruises: 2-3 cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 29

Overall rating:

4.4 out of 5
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Azamara Quest

11 Night Havana Holiday (Miami To Caldera)

Sail date: January 04, 2018

Ship: Azamara Quest

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 6048

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

We are looking into Azamara for a 2019 vacation. Hopefully the few issues with food service will be addressed by then.


4 out of 5
Getting our luggage was good BUT checking-in took a very long time.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
The food quality was very good. We have traveled on the Quest before but the service in the restaurant this time was quite not up to our past experience (e.g., requests for coffee more than once, "rushed" through dinner at times, sometimes staff could not explain food choices, etc.)

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
The lectures offered regarding our ports of call were very interesting and informative.


4 out of 5
The music offered at night was good.

Service and Staff

4 out of 5
Our cabin steward was very good. The restaurant staff not so much (see above).

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Ship tip

A great experience if you like a quiet vacation

Ports of call


3 out of 5
Yes. We learned/saw the conditions of how the Cubans live.

Panama Canal Transit

5 out of 5
Very interesting going through the Panama Canal- the commentary from the shipboard "expert" before and during the transit through the canal was very good.

Fuerte Amador, Panama

4 out of 5
Enjoyed our bus/walking tour

Golfito, Costa Rica

3 out of 5
We took the bus tour.

Puerto Quepos, Costa Rica

5 out of 5
Our Mangrove tour was excellent. Our tour guide was very enthusiastic.

Puntarenas, Costa Rica

5 out of 5
Great bust our- especially enjoyed the young students' native dancing.

Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica Did not visit port

stormy conditions


5 out of 5
It went very smoothly
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