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Monarch of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas

Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
Verified Review
3 Night Bahamas (Port Canaveral Roundtrip)
Sail Date: May 20, 2011
Ship: Monarch of the Seas
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 6 years ago
It is a great ship for a quick get away.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Buffets were ok. Food was a little bland and by day 3 all seemed to taste the same. The sit down dining was good. Wait staff was awesome!!


5 out of 5
Loved the shows!!

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Everyone was very nice and always helpful.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Very clean. Day 1 was very confusing! As a first time cruiser, I was lost and had no clue where to go. We were "hand held" every step of the experience until the first step on the ship, then we were set free with no clue. I felf overwhelmed and clueless standing there while most everyone else buzzed around. Some guidance or even a map woud have been great!!

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
The view was great. Room size was larger than expected. Showers too small though. How are women supposed to shave in that thing?!?
3 out of 5
Don't get excited about shopping. All the shops sell the exact things. The local beer, Kalik, is pretty good. A lot of beautiful scenery. Try to get a good tour (there are some bad ones out there) just ask specifically what you are going to see.
Don't Miss: The sandy beaches abd Senor Frogs and a must see! Go to Atlants after 7pm, you have free roam at that time!
5 out of 5
Great place for water excursions and relaxation on the beach.

Pros: Relaxing atmosphere and organization or everything.

Cons: Cost of alcohol.

Recommends Monarch of the Seas? Yes!

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