Monarch of the Seas (RETIRED) 221 Cruise Review to Mexico

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4 out of 5

Great Experience

Sail Date: October 16, 2006

Reviewed: 10 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Oceanview

This is our first time to cruise a big ship. It was intimidating to see so many people at check-in, but the process was smooth and the card system, I think, is great. I would have liked to see more of the view during sailing, but we usually sailed at night. The staff is excellent, and the food is superb. You may expect to be a little "floppier" after the end of the cruise because of the vast amount of food available almost 24 hours.

Pros: Excellent services and amenities

Cons: Small shower room

Ship Quality
Great layout. At first, you need a map to go around, but later on, it's just like home.
Food and Dining
The staff was very pleasant and service was great.
Cabin / Stateroom
wished for a roomier shower room.
Service and Staff
Staff was very helpful, attentive and courteous.
Very nice shows. Enjoyed all of them.
San Diego, California
We are already familiar with San Diego, so we just visited the USS Midway Museum.
Don't Miss: One should visit the USS MIdway Museum.
Ensenada, Mexico
There's quite a lot of shopping activities, but don't forget to bargain.
Catalina Island, California
The motor tour to the Airport in the Sky was quite a trip, offering a great view and an almost an "E" ticket ride.

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