The ship is showing its age both in noticeable rust in certain areas as well as lack of dining options and activities compared to other more modern ships. The crew was friendly but the food choices in the main dining room were not as exciting or flavorful as other cruises we have been on in recent years. Also, don't book the Wild West glass bottom kayak adventure unless you are okay with them not being glass bottom as none of them were so equipped.
The best part of the cruise was the ship tour! We toured the Bridge, mechanical room, kitchen and laundry! It certainly gave us a greater appreciation of how the ship runs and all the staff and their amazing work ethic! The service and the food was superb!
We have been on 7 cruises and this one was terrific. Our cabin 7136 towards the back of the ship was quiet, the beds were very comfortable and the shower was always hot and the bathroom seemed a bit larger than other ships we have been on. Our cabin attendant was excellent. We strongly recommend visiting Horseshoe Bay in Bermuda. Absolutely beautiful. Enjoyed the Hilton Resort Day Pass. We had read lots about Junkanoo Beach but we were disappointed in it. We were there mid
afternoon so maybe things had not really got going yet. The staff were very friendly. My daughter likes the casino and because she gambled several times she was awarded a 400.00 certificate towards her next cruise with Royal. You can see that the ship is a bit older but in our opinion they have done well in keeping it clean.
We would take another cruise on this ship.
The cruise experience was great. However, I didn't like the fact that as soon as we boarded the ship some of the member from the dinning staff were asking if we wanted to purchase additional dining specials. We are sitting down having dinner and they kept coming I didn't like that at all. We were trying to relax. My suggestion is to put those type of specials in the compass.
Nice overall cruise. Ship is older and doesn't have the variety of activities compared to other more modern ships. Onboard stores had odd hours and sometimes closed during peak time (before/after dinner).
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