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Empress of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 6

Overall Rating:

3.0 out of 5
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Sail Date: September 22, 2016
Ship: Empress of the Seas
Cabin Type: Inside
Cabin Number: 3031
Traveled As: Singles/Friends
Reviewed: 1 year ago

This was first time with Royal Caribbean and to be perfectly honest I still prefer Norwegian Caribbean.  The staff were excellent and the food, but the ship really needs an upgrade.  When I cruise I like to read and go to the movie theatre, so when I found out there was no "library" as such or movie theatre I was disappointed.  The TV was simply dreadful it was the same programs repeated hour after hour for 4 days.  With Norwegian you get a free liquor package for drinks on board but with RC I had to pay.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

1 out of 5
Very clean but the ship is old and needs refurbishing

Cabin / Stateroom

It would have been nice to have a shower cap, also a clock would be useful

Ship Tip

Take a shower cap and if you intend to read take books/Kindle as their "library" has very few books

5 out of 5
1 out of 5
This is the fourth time I've been here & each time the humidity gets worse ! Key West has some beautiful houses and gardens but all overshadowed by numerous bars and Tshirt shops
1 out of 5
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