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Grandeur of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas
Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Reviews: 4
Helpful Votes: 11

Overall Rating:

4.1 out of 5
Grandeur of the Seas

9 Night Southeast Coast & Bahamas (Baltimore Roundtrip)

Sail Date: February 25, 2017

Ship: Grandeur of the Seas

Cabin Type: Oceanview

Cabin Number: 2536

Traveled As: Couple

Reviewed: 9 months ago

Review Summary

overall the ship is older and smaller than most. there are not many things to do, but this can be good if you want to unplug and relax.

Embarkation

4 out of 5
This was seamless and quick. Get to the port early, and if you are local get a car service or friend to drive.

Ship Experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Drinks were great. we had the drink package. I never had to worry about paying for a drink

Onboard Activities

2 out of 5
great music, and was fun every night

Swimming Pools

4 out of 5

the outside pool is small

Entertainment

3 out of 5
The stage shows were worse than high school stage shows. The comedian was great.

Children's Programs

we do not have kids

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Wait staff was great... Gene in the dining room took good care of us. by the end of the cruise we felt as if he was a friend

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
the ship is older and smaller than others, that said not a bad design and was clean. Our cabin window had caulking that was coming off and the inside of the window was dirty.

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
Our cabin window had caulking that was coming off and the inside of the window was dirty. other than that it worked

Ship Tip

get the drink package if you drink. pay tips upfront it is not as much. watch for sales, call and make changes and always ask about upgrading your cabin

Ports Of Call

Baltimore, Maryland

4 out of 5
we live here there is not much to say

Charleston, South Carolina

5 out of 5
great town. A lot of history. took some great pictures of old buildings

Port Canaveral, Florida

5 out of 5
there is a beach about 3/4 of a mile walk. we stayed there all day. very peaceful

Miami, Florida

5 out of 5
went to little Havana on the hop on hop off bus. very cost effective and a lot of fun

Freeport, Grand Bahama Island

3 out of 5
it is unfortunate they have been hit with multiple storms in the past years. The island has never really recovered.

Cococay (Cruiseline's Private Island) Did not visit port

weather / high seas

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
awesome seamless process

Traveler Photos

outside from steps
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