Curse of the hot tub

Navigator of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 3

Overall Rating:

4.0 out of 5
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7 Night Western Caribbean (Galveston Roundtrip)
Sail Date: February 08, 2015
Ship: Navigator of the Seas
Cabin Type: Inside
Cabin Number: 9601
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 2 years ago
Cruise ok but got finger infection from bacteria in hot tub. Will never ever go in public tubs. These tubs can never be bacteria free. Too many people going in them and film lurks in jets, piping. Don't trust with all Legionnaires, rash, infections from poor hygiene of guests. Medical not much help. Should immediately want to see any guest for comp evaluation with infectious disease to avoid epidemic. Had to get own antibiotics in Belize. Ship medical fees expensive $$$. Also feel wifi should be reasonable $ and Compass could b on smartphones, save all that paper! Most want to send quick messages back home, not linger. Being out of touch is frustrating.
Chef not great this trip, main dining, somewhat dissapointed. Showtime should b weekly planner, not morning of show. We like to know.
staff not informed on shows. Toilets jammed 6th level, no help to guests. Why not save few empty cabins for emergency moves, make their trip not a complaining disaster? They will never cruise RCL if not treated right, why aggregate them? Just sayin...
we've done 16 various cruises...but not dedicated to one line. Overall good trip for us....

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Not up to snuff, meat gristle. stiff cake.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
except hot tub

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Texas Tenors, Bubba Feathers, ICE DANCIN! we take RCL for ice shows.

Children's Programs

n/a

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Ronald, cabin. my time.& staff, Lucky, Anni

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
beautiful. Promenade. loved Virtual Balcony!

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Smaller than others, but VB made it nicer. Great idea!

Ship Tip

Don't miss Ice Dancin. Get ticket, wait in line early, get in if no shows.

3 out of 5
Mardi Gras traffic very bad in town boarding day. may want reschedule dates to avoid, clean ship in downtime.
3 out of 5
Lots seaweed beach day, unfortunate.
5 out of 5
Good shops. short day, should b longer time. scares guests, worry if breakdowns.
5 out of 5
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