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Monarch of the Seas Cruise Review to Mexico

Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Vote: 1

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
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4 Night Baja Mexico (Los Angeles Roundtrip)
Sail Date: September 17, 2007
Ship: Monarch of the Seas
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 10 years ago

The ship and staff were terrific. This was our first cruise but certainly will not be our last. We had high expectations from talking with other experienced cruisers, yet our expectations were still exceeded. Food and service was beyond anything I could have imagined. Could not duplicate this vacation with any other travel options, for sure not in a hotel. The room was small but we spent little time there since there was so much to do.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Five star.


3 out of 5
Would have liked a little more variety and time options for the main shows.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Staff was available and very helpful at every turn.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Smooth sailing. Never noticed any movement. Everything was clean and inviting.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Small but adequate for the little time spent in there.
3 out of 5
Not a lot to do there, but interesting nevertheless. Probably should have taken the glass bottom boat tour.
3 out of 5
Very disappointed that there is no public beach close by. Trip to nice beach was a $30 taxi ride. Skipped it! Had a nice lunch there though, then returned to the ship and sat by the pool.
5 out of 5
Great day! Took a self-directed trip to Sea World then ate a late lunch at Anthonys on the Embarkadero.
Don't Miss: Anthonys seafood restaurant

Pros: The food and most everything else

Cons: it was a little to cool for swimming in the evening

Recommends Monarch of the Seas? Yes!

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