Old ship but still has charm

Empress of the Seas Cruise Review to North America

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

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Verified Review
Key West & Cozumel Cruise
Sail Date: October 29, 2016
Ship: Empress of the Seas
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Cabin Number: 4004
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 1 year ago

Favorite part of the cruise was the simplicity and ability to relax without alot of people. Days at sea were a great way to relax. Not alot to do those days but if you are a couple needing some much needed R/R this ship is for you. Least favorite, the variety of dining options and meal choices. Chops restaurant was great but a bit pricey for the amount of food served. Wait staff in both dining room and Chops was excellent and went out of their way to please the guests. 

Food and Dining

3 out of 5

Onboard Activities

1 out of 5


3 out of 5

Children's Programs

1 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

1 out of 5
Bed was hard and uncomfortable. Could use an egg crate for extra comfort. room small for outside cabin. Bathroom toilet smelled a large majority of the time and the toilet did not flush on the last day. The plumbing was out for the entire ship for several hours on the last day due to the vacuum system.

Ship Tip

cabin 4004 is right under the orchestra and loud at night till about 11pm. Dont plan on sleeping until after that.

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