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Mariner of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas

Cruises: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 24

Overall rating:

3.8 out of 5
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Mariner of the Seas

3 Night Bahamas & Perfect Day (Port Canaveral Roundtrip)

Sail date: October 25, 2019

Ship: Mariner of the Seas

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 9578

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

Overall it was a nice cruise. I just wished I didn't feel like RCC wasn't reaching in my pocket for my last dollar every minute. Positive note: limits at table games were very reasonable for a captive audience.

Embarkation

5 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Windjammers was good, not great. Appetizers in main dining room were good, main courses not so good, desserts good. Alcoholic beverage prices WAY TOO HIGH! $9.50 for a domestic beer, come on! You make it prohibitive for light drinkers to get the occasional beer or mixed drink. Also, figure out a way to allow only one person in a cabin to buy the drink package. I would have bought it if I didn't have to buy it for my wife too. You missed out on $200 more from me.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
games shows were fun.

Entertainment

Didn't go to any of the entertainment

Children's Programs

no kids

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Eloisa and Clifton in main dining room were great!

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
All clean

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
intercom broken. toilet flusher broke on last day

Ports of call

Port Canaveral, Florida Did not visit port

Nassau, Bahamas

3 out of 5
Like most third world countries it is very poor and run down. Felt like the rum cake factory was more of a patronage and not a tour. No info on how they were made, just a sales pitch. Distillery was interesting but nobody was working.

Perfect Day At Coco Cay, Bahamas

3 out of 5
Water park should be included. Paying for this seems like extortion. there was a pervasive smell (due to tides i assume) Costs for cabana's bed's, etc. are way too high.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
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