My First Cruise

Monarch of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas

Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 3

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Verified Review
4 Night Bahamas (Port Canaveral Roundtrip)
Sail Date: December 17, 2012
Ship: Monarch of the Seas
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Large Group
Reviewed: 5 years ago

This was my first cruise and overall it was an enjoyable time. The food though, did not live up to the expectations I had or anyone else I was with and we were all dissapointed. There were also a few small problems with our stateroom that were dealt with poorly. There is so much to do and the Bahamas was a beautiful place to visit.

Food and Dining

1 out of 5
All I heard before my cruise was how great the food would be and I was really excited for it. Sadly, the food did not live up to its reputation. The dining rooms meals seemed like frozen food that was microwaved then served and the buffet food wasn't anything to rave about either. The best food I had on the ship was the pizza buffet.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5


5 out of 5
Had a ton of fun doing the activities on the ship

Children's Programs


Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Our stateroom attendant and the cruise directors were excellent and always in a good mood.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Could definitely tell it was an older ship, but still beautiful

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Our stateroom had some maintence issues and when we called twice, no over ever came and fixed them.

Ship Tip

The Digital Photo Hunt is a ton of fun. They have great entertainment and Onboard activities!

5 out of 5
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