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


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4 out of 5

Very Relaxing and Much Needed Get Away!

Sail Date: September 24, 2012

Reviewed: 4 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Oceanview

This was our first cruise and the staff was very helpful and friendly. We didnt know what to expect but were soon welcomed and guided to where to go and what to do. There were many activities on our all day cruise day, I was disappointed that we couldnt attend them all as they were scheduled too close together in time. Everything was very organized and the activities staff was SOOOO much fun! Also, we spent much time in the casino and the dealers and management staff were a ton of fun as well. This was the perfect quick get away and we would definitely go again!

Pros: The staff was AMAZING! very friendly and a ton of fun!

Cons: Activities on ship were scheduled too close together in time and I felt very rushed to get to the ones we wanted to attend.

Recommends Monarch of the Seas (RETIRED)? Yes!

Ship Quality
This is the smallest and oldest ship\, so of course the condition of the ship is going to be older.... but as for cleanliness\, it was great and the layout was very efficient and accessible.
Food and Dining
The quality of the food wasnt all that great\, but we will eat pretty much anything. There was variety for many tastes\, and the staff was very accomadating for those picky eaters around us. The times for dining were great\, cuz we are used to eating later and 8:30 was great for us. Overall\, it was fine but not supurb.
Cabin / Stateroom
Of course the size is going to be small\, but we didnt spend much time in our room anyway. The decor was fine and it was comfortable and clean. The location was great for us\, not too far away when we had to just run back to the room quick.
Service and Staff
Couldnt say one bad thing about the staff! They were way over what we would ever expect. Everyone went way out of their way to pamper us. It was great!
There were many activities on the ship\, but the timing was a little rushed for us. We felt we were always rushing to the next activity.

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