Monarch of the Seas (RETIRED) 221 Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas

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4-6 cruises


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2 out of 5

Disappointed on our anniversary

Sail Date: July 23, 2010

Reviewed: 6 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Oceanview

Unfortunately the ship was in great need of repair. Lots of chipped paint, rust, even missing railings on the decks! We were registered to celebrate not one but TWO special occasions on board which went unnoticed. We did see signs "Happy Birthday" and "Happy Anniversary" signs on OTHER people's cabins, just not on ours. We never even SAW our cabin steward and the last morning found our final bill lying out in the hallway near our cabin for anyone to see or pick up. One day we never received the cruise compass newsletter. So disappointing, it was our anniversary and our 5th cruise - second on RCI - no more!! They really dropped the ball.

Pros: Windjammer Cafe

Cons: ship needed a lot of work

Recommends Monarch of the Seas (RETIRED) 221? No.

Ship Quality
Food and Dining
Cabin / Stateroom
Service and Staff
Cococay (Cruiseline's Private Island)
waaaaay too commercial
Nassau, Bahamas

Don't Miss: Blus Lagoon Dolphin Encounter - take your own camera

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