Navigator of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

2-3 cruises


Helpful Votes

3 out of 5

Beautiful Ship, very clean

Sail Date: November 24, 2012

Reviewed: 4 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Balcony

All in all it was a wonderful cruise. The ship was sparkling clean at all times and the crew\, attendants and waiters were friendly and very helpful.

There was an outbreak of norovirus on the second day and this impacted the entire cruise. Although we did not get sick\, the routines changed drastically. Instead of serve yourself buffets\, we were required to be served by the staff. We certainly understood the precaution but it made that part of the trip less appealing.

The one thing that we were disappointed in was the food. Whether it was the buffet or the dining room\, it was often cold or luke warm. In the dining room\, where we ate every night\, it was as if the vegetables and potatoes were put on the plates early and then the meat or fish\, etc. were put on later. The food on the buffet was common and boring and also often not hot enough. I think we expected more since last year we took a cruise on the Carnival Elation and the food on that cruise was excellent and one of the highlights. We expected more on Royal Carribbean.

Also\, there seemed to be a lot of extras that we were asked to pay for\, such as\, if we wanted fresh squeezed orange juice at breakfast\, it was an additional charge. In addition\, the photos were twice the amount that Carnival charged last year.

Pros: Entertainment was very good

Cons: Food

Recommends Navigator of the Seas? Yes!

Ship Quality
Food and Dining
Just not what you expect from a cruise ship as nice as the Navigator.
Cabin / Stateroom
Service and Staff
Really excellent
Fun and entertaining

Was this review helpful?

Be the first to comment

Leave a Comment

Remember: Be polite and respectful. Our diverse community is home to members with different opinions and a broad range of cruise experiences.


* is not a booking agent or travel agency, and does not charge any service fees to users of our site. Our partners (travel agencies and cruise lines) provide prices, which we list for our users' convenience. does not guarantee any specific rates or prices. While prices are updated daily, please check with the booking site for the exact amount. is not responsible for content on external web sites.

Back to Top