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Mariner of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western
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Reviews: 2
Helpful Vote: 1

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
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Mariner of the Seas

7 Night Western Caribbean (Galveston Roundtrip)

Sail Date: January 15, 2012

Ship: Mariner of the Seas

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled As: Couple

Reviewed: 6 years ago

Review Summary

It was immediately obvious that Royal has cut back on staff and services. While our evening dining experience was wonderful, the menu for breakfast and lunch in the dining room were barely ok. The bar staff around the pool were understaffed and it took a while to get drinks when ordered. Our stateroom was well taken care of but we missed the extra touches that made Royal so special. For example, no lotions, no stationary, no chocolates no towel animals every night..

Ship Experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Evening meal in the dining room was wonderful. Breakfast and lunch in the dining room was ok. The Windjammer cafe was awful

Entertainment

3 out of 5
The evening shows were barely ok. Gary Mule Deer was great and the highlight of the entertainment. Elvis impersonator was awful

Service and Staff

3 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Our stateroom was well taken care of but we missed the extra touches

Pros: Relaxing and being with my family

Cons: The entertainment

Recommends Mariner of the Seas? Yes!

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