Grandeur of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Contributor Level: Third Mate

Experience
7+ cruises

Reviews
2

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4 out of 5

Easter/ Passover Cruise

Sail Date: March 31, 2015

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Oceanview

The Cruise took place over the Easter /Passover break so there were many families and about 300 children. The kids were everywhere. It was expected.

The Ship was well maintained. The food was good (escargot every dinner).The stage shows were OK. They usually had one headliner(not a variety show). The staff was excellent. We had been to the ports before but we did find things to do. Remember it was a holiday weekend ,so some stores were closed.. By the way there was a priest and a rabbi on board for services. Look, we wanted a convenient port and sun. We got it. We thought the music was great. The Rosario Strings played heavenly music!! Royal Caribbean tries really hard to please. Leaving from Baltimore,the first and last sailing days are seasonal in temperature  but there are ways to keep entertained. That's about it. There were 2100 passengers on the ship and 1,100 were Royal Caribbean repeaters. That sums it up

Ship Quality
it well maintained's a smaller older ship but well maintained
Food and Dining
if you didn't like a meal tghe waiter replaced it with another chice
Service and Staff
Garth was our waiter and Allan our stewart; both great
Entertainment
nothing spectacular but acceptable
Children's Programs
first 5 days none around. last 5 days everywhere
Onboard Activities
mostly for the younger set. We watched!
Destinations and Excursions
Great if you have never been there.
Cabin / Stateroom
Better many others that we have had. A little tight because we needed a refrig to keep medication
Baltimore, Maryland
Labadee (Cruiseline Private Island)
good views, beaches rocky, need shoes
San Juan, Puerto Rico
We walked along the Paseo princessa Was gorgeous
Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
. We went to Mass at the Cathedral. It's a gorgeous
Philipsburg, St. Maarten
we took a van tour for $25 PP. Condos here and there. Houses of the rich and famous. Go sit on a beach!!

Tip

It's a nice sized ship. Tends to attract people from the tristate area .



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