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Empress of the Seas (RETIRED) 223 Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern

Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 2

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
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11 Night Exotic Southern Caribbean (San Juan Roundtrip)
Sail Date: January 14, 2008
Ship: Empress of the Seas (RETIRED) 223
Cabin Type: Inside
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 10 years ago

We cruised on this ship 2 years ago and since then it seems not much attention is being paid to the Windjammer Cafe..the chairs and tables were was encrusted in the chairs....very unhealthy and unsanitary. We refused to eat there and instead ate in the Carmen dining room every time it was open.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5


3 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
The Waiter and assistant Waiter were fantastic, I've never had such personal attention paid to us before.... Professional, friendly and knowledgable.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Very small stateroom, but expected in the class we chose. stopped up drain, both the sink and shower... repaired very quickly i must admit
3 out of 5
5 out of 5
5 out of 5

Pros: the length of the cruise, the ports and the food was perfect

Cons: the ships Windjammer buffet was not very clean, matter of face unsanitary

Recommends Empress of the Seas (RETIRED) 223? Yes!

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