Great time in Eastern Carribbean

Mariner of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Experience: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 2

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
Sail Date: August 01, 2008
Ship: Mariner of the Seas
Cabin Type: Inside
Traveled As: Family (older children)
Reviewed: 8 years ago
This was our 2nd cruise on The Mariner of the Seas. Great ship. Captain Johnny very gracious and friendly. Excellent communication with passengers on updates and ship happenings. Crew very friendly. Cruise Director (Abe Hughes) and staff did excellent job. great shows and talent. Wait staff and cabin attendants very attentive and friendly. Nice fitness center. Packed the first day but attendance tailed off as days went by. No surprise. Nice variety of entertainment to get you out of the hot sun. Trivia, name that tune, etc. Pool deck staff did good job policing kids on deck but was surprised to see so many parents let their young kids (

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Great selection of food in Windjammer but after 7 days got tired of the same thing.


5 out of 5
Great selection of activities. Music, sports, bingo. etc.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Didn't bump into anyone on the crew that didn't say "hi" or have a smile

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Plenty of room to more around and enough space to relax

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Inside cabin was spacious enough for two. Excellent water pressure in shower. Fresh towels at least 3x per day
5 out of 5
Spent the day shopping. Nice variety of stuff. Smokers dream with the very cheap cigarettes.
3 out of 5
Rented wave runners. Had an outstanding time. Lot of fun. Lunch was a bit of a disappointment.
Don't Miss: Wave runner rental
5 out of 5
Great day spent wakling the downtown area enjoying the sights. Extremely hot day!

Pros: Ship, Crew and Ports of Call

Cons: Overpriced alcohol and optional photos

Recommends Mariner of the Seas? Yes!

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