Excellent Holiday Cruise

Navigator of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Experience: 2-3 cruises
Reviews: 0
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Sail Date: December 01, 2012
Ship: Navigator of the Seas
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Family (older children)
Reviewed: 5 years ago

Clean; Great customer service - food in the dining room at night was excellent - we didn't really see a need to even try the specialty restaurants - variety and service!
Excusions were great and they accommodated the fact that we changed our mind the night before we docked in Jamaica
Sports deck great

Buffet food was so-so;
Tipping at the end - thought this was more of an all inclusive - but recommended another $500 in tips - felt pressure;
LIne up at Customer Service almost always;
Wish the Casino was no smoking - got smoky late at night; Spa services expensive; 15% Tip added to all alcohol - would have liked a weekly drink pass rather than daily since some days we were on the ship and others off.
Even though RCI says no saving deck chairs - everyone was doing it.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Dining Room food great. Coffee was horrible Buffet okay but lots of options if you wanted a bite to eat


3 out of 5
We missed numerous shows due to kids but I heard many people saying how great some of them were. The ones we did catch were pretty good. Had Santa for the kids too.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Everyone was always willing to get you what you needed. My kids often ordered double portions... and they were great! Our dining room waiter was excellent every night!!!! State room - we had to ask for shampoo/soap - they did not leave it automatically but did make sure we had clean towels always!

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
TV\"s were very outdated but minor detail. Rooms were clean. We had balconies at the back of the ship and they were huge and had deck chairs to lay out. Nicely decorated for Xmas

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5

Pros: Dining Room food; lots of chairs

Cons: 15% tip automatic on all alcohol - even if you went up the bar. Seemed excessive considering price of cruise. Would have liked a weekly drink package - only offered daily.

Recommends Navigator of the Seas? Yes!

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