Coming Home from Rome the Slow Way

Mariner of the Seas Cruise Review to Transatlantic

Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 2

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
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16 Night Transatlantic Westbound (Rome To Galveston)
Sail Date: November 02, 2012
Ship: Mariner of the Seas
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Singles/Friends
Reviewed: 5 years ago

Relaxation was the order on the day for this trip and we didn't even have to think about how we would relax, since the whole cruise provided numerous ways to leave stress ashore while having fun. The whole experience was out of this world and I plan to do it again as soon as work and other obligations permit.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Staff in the Sound of Music dining room were incredibly good, but most of all our waiters, Eduardo and Edison, who were excellent at their jobs and almost as entertaining as the shows. Loved them. Would love to see more meat-free choices that contained protein without Indian spices. As in too many places, the people responsible for menus think that vegetarians need only fill their stomachs and can survive forever on pasta and tomato sauce or just vegetables, or else will eat curried whatever at every meal. Hint number one: there are numerous sources of non-animal protein in this world. Hint number two: lots of vegetarians hate curry and Indian spices. There were cherries jubilee on the dessert menu one night, but all it was were maraschino cherries with ice cream. Not, I repeat, not, cherries jubilee. Actually, a very sad dessert.


3 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Pros: Having nothing to do but enjoy the moment

Cons: Getting back to real life as I got off the ship

Recommends Mariner of the Seas? Yes!

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