Grandeur of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

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Experience
1 cruise (first)

Review
1

Helpful Votes
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1 out of 5

Don't make this mistake

Sail Date: February 24, 2007

Reviewed: 6 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Balcony

This was our first cruise and we were very disappointed. We checked into our room only to find that the bathroom had been used (very graphic). We were upgraded into a better room but then told the next day we would have to move because of a miscommunication internally. Bad first two days.

We did not like the food, nor the fact that we had to sit with the same boring family of four every night (despite the fact we requested a 8-10 person table).

The ports were pretty good, very touristy but at least we felt like we had enough time at each one.

The highlight was the service - everyone was very pleasant and friendly (except the manager ont our second day who told us to move- it was eventually rectified but after much stress and our attempt to find accommodations in Cayman so we could leave the ship).

I would not recommend this ship as it is pretty worn and the common areas are not well ventilated (smoky). Our bed and pillows were unconfotabel and the couch in the room looked about 10 years old.

Pros: Balcony, service, the weather

Cons: food, smoky common areas, activities

Recommends Grandeur of the Seas? No.

Cabin / Stateroom
Entertainment
The special venue shows were very good- an a capella group and star search winner. The ship dancers were pretty mediocre.
Ship Quality
Food and Dining
Service and Staff
Costa Maya (Mahahual), Mexico
The ruins were interesting. The town is also very cool.
Costa Maya (Mahahual), Mexico
The ruins were interesting. The town is also very cool.
Cozumel, Mexico
The day we went to the beach, weather made the water sandy and cloudy which was disappointing. On a better day, the beach would have been great.
George Town, Grand Cayman
Nice water - shops were touristy.
George Town, Grand Cayman
Nice water - shops were touristy.
Cozumel, Mexico
The day we went to the beach, weather made the water sandy and cloudy which was disappointing. On a better day, the beach would have been great.


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