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Enchantment of the Seas Cruise Review to Canada, New England, New York
Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 3

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
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Enchantment of the Seas

9 Night New England & Canada (Baltimore Roundtrip)

Sail Date: July 14, 2011

Ship: Enchantment of the Seas

Cabin Type: Oceanview

Traveled As: Family (older children)

Reviewed: 7 years ago

Review Summary

This was my first cruise, and I had few complaints about the ship or the offerings provided. The ship was comfortable, convenient and attractive. My only complaints about the ship were uneven air conditioning that left some areas too cold, and no attactive quiet space to escape the general nosie and activity (the library is open to the main atrium, and, outdoors, deck 5 is all business).

Ship Experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Overall, the food was quite good. There was plenty of variety, and even the vegetarians in our group had choices. Of course, you can get something toeat almost 24 hours a day. There are only two restaurants without extra charges, but that was plenty for me, given all the options available at each one.

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Impressive variety and quite respectable level of talent over the course of the week.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Wonderful, wonderful, wonderful

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Being forward on the ship did expose us to some un anticipated noise: anchor dropping (or other docking related sounds), and waves crashing on the hull.

Ports Of Call

Halifax, Nova Scotia

5 out of 5
Pretty, walkable town with many sites of interest including museums, historic sites, parks, interesting buildings.
Don't Miss: Maritime Museum

Bar Harbor, Maine

5 out of 5
Charming, walkable town with an excellent, free bus service, interesting shops and restaurants.
Don't Miss: Acadia National Park

Saint John, New Brunswick

3 out of 5
Don't Miss: Bay of Fundy, especially if you can catch it at high or low tide, which we did not.

Boston, Massachusetts

5 out of 5
American History 101 at your fingertips. When humgry, Mike's Pastries satisfies.
Don't Miss: Freedom Trail, and the North End

Portland, Maine

3 out of 5
Don't Miss: didn't find it

Pros: easy, efficient, plenty to do, good entertainment and good food, wonderful crew

Cons: noisy, too much air conditioning at times, cold bread , ran out of written material at classes

Recommends Enchantment of the Seas? Yes!

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