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Empress of the Seas (RETIRED) 223 Cruise Review to Bermuda

Experience: 2-3 cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 10

Overall Rating:

5 out of 5
Sail Date: June 01, 2006
Ship: Empress of the Seas (RETIRED) 223
Cabin Type: Inside
Traveled As: Family (young children)
Reviewed: 11 years ago

This cruise ship is the smallest in Royal Caribean but it has enough room for everyone. The food was spectacular. They had food from all over the world like scones, rice, and curry chicken. But the midnight buffet was horrible. They only had a few healthy foods but mostly desserts. From huge cakes to small chocolates...the dessert didn't even taste good. But I think a small quier ship is great to be on. At the beggining they had a life boat drill. You put on a life jacket as they were ringing a bell. YOu gathered at your muster station. The kids got colored braclets to show their muster station. Knowing how to do this made me feel safe on this journey. The staff is great! The waiters and waitresses are even better. They even have a dancing night and a singing night! It is all superb. Consider this cruise you won't regret it.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
The food is too good to be true. And the ship has some healthy foods that taste good.


5 out of 5
The last 2 nights were not as good. One night was very adult humor. My kids hated it. The last night "VIVA" put me to sleep.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Friendlyness Gurenteed

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Very clean and tidy. Gorgeously set up

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Pretty crowded in the interior. Get an oceanview room.

Pros: the best parts were the food and performances

Cons: i went for 7 nights i needed another day to relax

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