Pros and Cons of Fall Foliage cruise

Grandeur of the Seas Cruise Review to Canada, New England, New York
Experience: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 3

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
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Grandeur of the Seas

8 Night Canada & New England (Baltimore Roundtrip)

Sail Date: October 16, 2014

Ship: Grandeur of the Seas

Cabin Type: Oceanview

Traveled As: Couple

Reviewed: 4 years ago

Review Summary

We took this cruise the final week it is offered; it was too late for any fall foliage, so the title was a misnomer. The cruise was  filled with those using canes, walkers, wheelchairs &/or motorized scooters.. very few younger cruisers were aboard. Those thinking about taking this particular cruise should be forewarned about both these facts.

  The ship is a fine one and the staff is terrific- to a fault,each one is wonderful. The entertainment was first class every night. The meals were innovative...a different countries' theme each evening, and overall was very good. 

   In short I would recommend taking this cruise early in the season. Although I enjoyed the trip I would not take it again.

Ship Experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
innovative, plentiful and very good.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
There wasn't much to do onboard because while at sea the weather was rough and the top decks were off limits.

Entertainment

5 out of 5

Children's Programs

N/A

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Our shower curtain had to be fixed, the soap dish in it broke, the safe wouldn't open three times, and the entire heating system had to be rebuilt, encompassing 3 days of work.

Ship Tip

You won't get lost!

Ports Of Call

Baltimore, Maryland

3 out of 5

Portland, Maine

5 out of 5
It was a gorgeous sunny day and great for walking.

Bar Harbor, Maine

5 out of 5
Although it ws close to frigid, this was a great stop- wonderful four touristy boutiques.

Saint John, New Brunswick

1 out of 5
nothing to do or see really

Halifax, Nova Scotia

5 out of 5
Another gorgeous, sunny day. It shows what can be done when you have a waterfront.
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