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Empress of the Seas Cruise Review to Cuba

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Overall rating:

4.3 out of 5
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Empress of the Seas

5 Night Cienfuegos & Havana (Miami Roundtrip)

Sail date: May 11, 2019

Ship: Empress of the Seas

Cabin type: Inside

Traveled as: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

This ship is small, quaint and intimate, however, the staff on the ship is exceptionally, pleasant, curteous and they go above and beyond to make sure your cruise experience is a memorable one. This was my first cruise on a Royal Caribbean ship and it will not be my last. The Royal Caribbean personel is an exceptional crew.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Fail proof

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Main dinning food and waiters were exceptional, they went above and beyond to make ones dining experience great. The buffets were also great. Servers their were also great. I did not attend any specialty restaurant.

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5
Poll area was clean and the entertainment around the pool was great.

Entertainment

4 out of 5
Shows were very entertaining. The DJ and performances were good.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Waiters and room stewards were excellent, as well as the personnel in the gift areas.

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
The décor of the ship was very nice as well as the layout, even though it as a small ship it is intimate and it was well maintained. My only complaint it had a caustic order on the 5th floor.

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
My cabin number was 3131. It was well maintained and the steward made sure of that. No complaints

Ship tip

The smell on the 5th floor was a problem, but other than that it was an enjoyable trip

Ports of call

Miami, Florida

4 out of 5
No excursion

CIENFUEGOS, CUBA

4 out of 5
Interesting an educational experience.

HAVANA, CUBA

4 out of 5
Another educational expeience

Disembarkation

4 out of 5
Expedious
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