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Mariner of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 3
Helpful Votes: 26

Overall rating:

4.6 out of 5
Mariner of the Seas

3 Night Bahamas (Miami Roundtrip)

Sail date: September 14, 2018

Ship: Mariner of the Seas

Cabin type: Suite

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

Refurbished ship is beautiful and designed well. Highly recommend but don’t do the chef’s table as it is in a bad location

Embarkation

5 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Chef’s Table was wonderful but in a BAD location! It’s in a balcony area in the MDR!! The night we went was the last night dancing parade with loud music and it totally ruined our experience. Most Chef’s table dinners are in a private room. Mariner of the seas really dropped the ball on this one! No

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Sky pad is a must.

Entertainment

5 out of 5
No headliner shows. Pop up piano player was great. Reggae band at the pool always good!

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
First time in a suite. Huge room! Larger than a hotel room! Tons of storage we never used. Bathtub in the bathroom and I took a bath!! Separate vanities with medicine chest mirrors. Balcony had chaise lounges and a table with 2 chairs. Hair dryer was poor quality. Magnifying mirror great for make up!

Ship tip

There is a LOT to do on this ship! A weekend is not long enough!

Ports of call

Cococay (Cruise Line's Private Island)

5 out of 5
Beautiful island!’ Total relaxation. We booked a cabana and had a private beach, buffet meal and private bar! Snorkel right steps away.

Nassau, Bahamas

3 out of 5
Downtown shops are so so. Usually we stay on the ship at this port

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
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