not what I expected

Monarch of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas


Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 5

Overall Rating:

3.0 out of 5
Sail Date: November 01, 2011
Ship: Monarch of the Seas
Cabin Type: Inside
Traveled As: Large Group
Reviewed: 5 years ago
I have been on two other RCCL ships and was expecting the same quality. I was shocked at the size of the stateroom. I even went to guest relations and asked if there was a mistake. We had three people and only saw two small beds. They assured us it was correct. A third bunk came out of the wall. This was my Moms first cruise and I was dissappointed. I read on the website after we came back that the size was 117 sq. ft. If you want a cheap cruise and like RCCL its fine. The ship is clean and the staff is wonderful.. There is another cruiseline that has staterooms that are 185 sq. ft. That to me will be my choice if I just want to go on a cheap quick cruise to the Bahamas.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
not up to quality of RCCL but ok for cheap cruise.

Entertainment

3 out of 5
love the entertainment but dissappointed in amount of things to do. Day at sea we were bored

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
love the staff

Ship Quality

1 out of 5
only giving poor because of size and age of ship. The ship is 20yrs old. They need to revamp. Rust in the staterooms on bottom of doors. Seats in theater worn out... Ship is clean and staff wonderful.

Cabin / Stateroom

1 out of 5
so small had to go out in hall to change mind

Pros: Staff

Cons: size of room

Recommends Monarch of the Seas? No.

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