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Monarch of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas
Experience: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 8

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
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Monarch of the Seas

3 Night Bahamas (Port Canaveral Roundtrip)

Sail Date: May 14, 2010

Ship: Monarch of the Seas

Cabin Type: Oceanview

Traveled As: Couple

Reviewed: 8 years ago

Review Summary

This is my fourth cruise, but my first on Royal Caribbean. It is by far, the best! Monarch of the Seas is an older ship, but you would never know it. It was clean and updated. Lounge areas were especially attractive, as were the dining areas. The food was four star gourmet! The buffets were beautifully presented. The shows were family-friendly without any off-color language. All the staff were friendly and professional. Check-in and departure was extremely organized and smooth.

Ship Experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Food was out of this world! I even ate Escargots and liked them!

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Nightly shows were good....and clean!

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Staff was very friendly, outgoing, helpful, and professional.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
All excellent!

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Stateroom was a decent size with lots of storage space (drawers & closet). Bathroom was small, of course, but adequate. Water was hot and plentiful.

Ports Of Call

Cococay (Cruiseline's Private Island)

5 out of 5
Beautiful island - clean, plenty of chairs. Lots to do - snorkeling, sailing, para-sailing, jet skies. Good shopping - fair prices. Good food. Good drinks. Snorkeling was awesome - protected area w/sunken plane & loads of fish.
Don't Miss: SNORKELING! even had prescription goggles

Nassau, Bahamas

1 out of 5
Nassau tour wasn't too great. Van's air-condition didn't work so we were all hot and uncomfortable. The tour guide did not use a microphone so those in the back could not hear him. Plus there is not much to see on Nassau.
Don't Miss: None really.

Pros: Ship's cleanliness, friendliness & organization

Cons: Nassau tour

Recommends Monarch of the Seas? Yes!

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