one bad cruise out of seven

Monarch of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas


Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 2

Overall Rating:

2.0 out of 5
Sail Date: June 01, 2009
Ship: Monarch of the Seas
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Family (older children)
Reviewed: 8 years ago
Ship in ok shape but needed alot of attention. Food not that good and always the same thing meal after meal. Breakfast was not very fresh either. Our stateroom air didn't, work we found out later that the air in most of the ship wasn't working properly. After sweating and unable to sleep for 2 days they gave us another room that wasn't much better. We have sailed with rccl six times in a row and we did not like this particular cruise and they made no attempt to help make things better. The band on deck never played only heard them 2 or 3 times in 4 days and the entertainment through out the ship was very poor. We did enjoy the singers and dancers they were great. As platinum members for taking this many cruises with rccl they gave us 2 $5.00 hand bags and first to depart we ended up getting of and getting our bags with the last group to get of due to them unloading bags in wrong order. PS.if you want a cruise to make you feel you are getting away from the norm, all you will get is rap and hip hop played all day by a DJ with a computer no real island feel.

Food and Dining

1 out of 5
Food was blan and always same thing

Entertainment

1 out of 5
Only thing good was singers and dancers

Service and Staff

1 out of 5
Not willing help and unfriendly except when ordering mixed drinks with gratuities.

Ship Quality

1 out of 5
worn bad no upkeep

Cabin / Stateroom

1 out of 5
size ok but worn and no air

Pros: the shows

Cons: our air did not work ,and the explorations staff was very rude and unhelpful

Recommends Monarch of the Seas? No.

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