Good basic cruise.

Monarch of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas

Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
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3 Night Bahamas Holiday (Port Canaveral Roundtrip)
Sail Date: December 23, 2011
Ship: Monarch of the Seas
Cabin Type: Suite
Traveled As: Family (young children)
Reviewed: 6 years ago

The ship was worn but, in good shape overall. The staff wasn't overly helpful or accomodating to us as a family with an 18mth old. Everything was just average.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Long lines during peak times, and our dinner service took too long for our daughter to sit the entire time. We requested expedited courses but, it was still over an hour. When it was just us, it wouldn't have mattered.


3 out of 5
They had many options that would fit most everyones taste.

Children's Programs

1 out of 5
If your child isn't 2yrs old they do not qualify for any programs. And, the sitter service availability is based on on-board voluntary staff which made it impossible to book.

Service and Staff

1 out of 5
Zero options for child care of an 18mth old. We ordered a crib that took 7hrs to get, couldn't use the pool because she isn't potty-trained, not child friendly at all.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
We were in a suite and it was comfortable in size.

Pros: Decor and Christmas spirit

Cons: Not very child friendly for an 18th old.

Recommends Monarch of the Seas? Yes!

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