Monarch of the Seas (RETIRED) Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas

Deck Hand

4-6 cruises


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3 out of 5

A Fantastic Cruise

Sail Date: June 12, 2009

Reviewed: 6 years ago

Traveled As: Family w/young children

Room Type: Oceanview

My wife and I have previously cruised on Royal Carribean (Enchantment of the Seas). We were impressed with the size of that ship's rooms, large assortment of food items in buffet. This cruise, while it was a great cruise, the food choices were somewhat limited, quite a bit of Asian. We enjoyed the cruise, the staff was amazing! My only beef overall was the size of the staterooms. We had S/R 8018 which did have a window, a nice ammenity! However, it seems we gave up size in exchange for a window. While we did pack VERY lightly, there just never seemed to be enough room. Lack of outlets for accessories also was a problem. I use a medical device to sleep at night and the outlet (the ONLY outlet) was quite far away from the bed. Had to make many adjustments to the room in order to use this device.

Pros: Great service, polite & helpful staff! Many activities!

Cons: Staterooms extremely small! Limited buffet items!

Recommends Monarch of the Seas (RETIRED)? Yes!

Nassau, Bahamas
Glass bottomed Boat was fun! Great time!
Don't Miss: Blackbeards! Go swim with the Rays!!
Cococay (Cruiseline's Private Island)
Bring LOTS of sunscreen and if possible, an umbrella! Sun is BRUTAL!! But it was lots of fun, beaches were beautiful! Barbeque lunch was great!
Don't Miss: DO IT ALL! Have fun!!

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