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Legend of the Seas Cruise Review to Other (Asia/Africa/Middle East)

Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 30

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
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12 Night Suez Canal Transit (Dubai To Rome)
Sail Date: May 20, 2009
Ship: Legend of the Seas
Cabin Type: Inside
Reviewed: 8 years ago

Food was delicious and plentiful.
Room was a comfortable size.
Staff was friendly, helpful and gracious.
Our dining room staff was personable and fun.
The talks on the areas we visited (11:00 am) were adequate but, in my opinion, weak.
Loved the jazz trio - great for dancing.
I appreciated the announcements describing areas we were passing or points of interest.
Announcements through the pirate zone were excellent.
I liked the ability to not participate in the formal nights.
No compensation was made for eliminating a major stop at Luxor and the excursion offered as a replacement was expensive. We had to miss the Suez Canal and nothing was offered as a substitute. I understand the difficulty of offering a substitute but felt like we didn't get what we paid for in addition to paying extra for being able to go to Luxor.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
I loved the variety of food, dining times were so convenient. You could find something at any time of day. Dining rooms were noisy.


3 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
3 out of 5
3 out of 5
We walked into town and got lost because we didn't have an address for the ship. No one knew the ship by name or where the Port Authority was.
Don't Miss: the library
5 out of 5
We didn't do the ship excursion but totally enjoyed high tea at the Burj al Arab and the mosque in Abu Dahbi.

Pros: I liked the diversity of the places we visited. Dubai was cutting edge contemporary alongside the very traditional souqs and architecture. Learning about the Muslim culture was an added perk.

Cons: I didn't like that the itinerary was changed at the last minute. We were on this cruise because our cruise to New Zealand had been canceled by Celebrity within a week of our departure date. I'm beginning to feel jerked around by cruise companies. Luxor - major attractionand, resort - poor substit

Recommends Legend of the Seas? Yes!

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