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Monarch of the Seas Cruise Review to Mexico

Experience: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
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4 Night Baja Mexico (Los Angeles Roundtrip)
Sail Date: August 27, 2007
Ship: Monarch of the Seas
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Family (older children)
Reviewed: 10 years ago
The Monarch of the Seas was a well kept, clean beautiful ship!

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
The food was the best, I loved that there was a variety for all ages and very delicious and beautifully prepared!


5 out of 5
There were always activies to entertain you and the Shows were awesome and family friendly, so you were never bored! We loved that the Arcade would offer free games at a certain time of nite!

Children's Programs

3 out of 5
We did not put our children in the programs so we rated on what we would see with other children in the program.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
The staff that were assigned to our stateroom was very friendly and very helpful when in need, they went above and beyond. But not all staff had smiles on their faces, they said their greetings but not always with a smile. So we do need smiles after a greeting.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
The ship was very well kept and staff kept it very clean. The decor was beautiful and accessibility to all floors were not a problem.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Our stateroom was very comfy, the bed, pillows, room temp. It was very well kept and clean, bathroom was well stocked.
3 out of 5
Must see the Buffadora, but on your own time, not when your on the cruise. The people that give you the tour, take the long road to get there then they rush you to walk and shop with the vendors. The prices are too high and the vendors do not make good deals. Carefull with the Bars/ Restaurants they were advertising Tacos for $1 and when we ordered they sent us upstairs and said the order came in three only, so when our order arrived it was a full plate with side orders and when the bill came we were shocked!!! When we exited we complained downstairs that the Tacos were expensive and the guy answered that upstairs was a different price. Overall you get cheated of your money if you don't watch out, majority of items you can get in US for the same or cheaper price!
Don't Miss: La Bufadora
5 out of 5
In San Diego, YOU must definatley go to the U.S.S. Midway Magic Ship Carrier. Its such an awesome historical museum. We loved it!
5 out of 5
Take the paid tour around Catalina it is only 40-50 minutes, it is so worth it and plenty of time afterwards for shopping and going for a dip on the beach. Don't take the bottom glass boat, they do not accomodate you for sea sickness and if you have to throw up, you end up doing it where everyone can smell it for the whole 40-50 mins. We know!!! The boats aren't equipped with baggies or water or AC, so you would have to jump into the water to throw up!!!

Pros: Variety of Food was Excellent!

Cons: Assingned Dinner Seating

Recommends Monarch of the Seas? Yes!

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