Monarch of the Seas (RETIRED) 221 Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas

Contributor Level: Purser

1 cruise (first)


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3 out of 5

My First Cruise

Sail Date: December 17, 2012

Reviewed: 4 years ago

Traveled As: Large Group

Room Type: Oceanview

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.
Ship Quality
Could definitely tell it was an older ship, but still beautiful
Food and Dining
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.
Cabin / Stateroom
Our stateroom had some maintence issues and when we called twice, no over ever came and fixed them.
Service and Staff
Our stateroom attendant and the cruise directors were excellent and always in a good mood.
Had a ton of fun doing the activities on the ship
Children's Programs N/A
Onboard Activities
Destinations and Excursions
The Bahamas was beautiful


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

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