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Navigator of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western


Contributor Level: Third Mate
Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 26

Overall Rating:

4.0 out of 5
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7 Night Western Caribbean (Galveston Roundtrip)
Sail Date: October 19, 2014
Ship: Navigator of the Seas
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 3 years ago

We have cruised before on Carnival but that was seven years ago.  We were instructed to board at 11:30 a.m.; however, we couldn't get into our cabin until 1:00 p.m.  Fortunately, our cabin steward let us stow our luggage in the closet so we didn't have to lug it around.  We were really not pleased with the urine smell in our cabin. The only explanation we got was chemical.  However, the toilet stopped working a couple of times and we learned there was a clog right outside our cabin.  The service in the dining room was great. Not happy with the shore excursions.  Debarking was a nightmare and we would have to think twice before we would sail out of Galveston again.  Two and half hours of waiting is unacceptable.  

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
A little too European for our tastes. Not a fan of duck.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Too many activities to participate in all.

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Love the comedians.

Children's Programs

NA

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Very personable room steward and great dining room service.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Except for the cabin, it was great.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Smelled of urine and the toilet stopped working a couple of times.

Ship Tip

Definitely not enough outlets in the room.

1 out of 5
Too much time to get through customs and debark. Nightmare!
1 out of 5
Glass bottom boat ride was a nightmare. Horrible driver, bad roads out in the boonies and old boat that caused sea sickness.
3 out of 5
The Baymen City Tour was cut short but was loaded with cheesy pirates. The Travelers Rum tour was a joke. All they wanted was to sell you booze.
3 out of 5
Discover Mexico was okay but we had to walk there from the pier - about 1.5 miles. Ridiculous. They did send us back in a cab.
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