Beware of the weather

Navigator of the Seas Cruise Review to Europe - Northern Europe

Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 7

Overall Rating:

2 out of 5
12 Night Northern Delights (Southampton Roundtrip)
Sail Date: June 16, 2016
Ship: Navigator of the Seas
Cabin Type: Suite
Cabin Number: 1340
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 1 year ago

the ship, as ever, lovely. Typical RCI standard and good attentive staff. This was spoilt by awful weather. Oslo - rain, Copenhagen, cloudy then rain, Tallin, cloudy then heavy rain, St petersburg, cloudy then heavy rain and wind so much so we had to stay in port a further day, Helsinki for the 3 hours allowed, rain and we missed Bruges. Came home rally fed up, but not RCI's fault. Apparently 30 degress in St Petersburg the day before.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Always good, really enjoyed the food.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Did not use much but excellent facilities


3 out of 5
Headliner shows not the best we have seen

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Wonderful staff, no issues

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Looking a bit worn in places but clean and tidy

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Lovely spacious suite, aircon was a bit noisy

Ship Tip

Lovely spacious ship and one down from the larger Independance of the Seas. We now prefer the smaller ships. Enjoy the Ice Skating, we alway ate early on my time dining as queues bult up to get into the dining room after 8pm.we then got the 9pm show. The Scooner bar piano sing along was great.

3 out of 5
Use terminal parking if you drive, avoid off site parking.
3 out of 5
Take a good brolly. Sculpture park good, use the hop on hop off bus from the cruise terminal to get about and see most. About £25 each
5 out of 5
Love this place, bought a shuttle ticket for $20 each then found there was a hop on hop bus for only $5 more. Hell of a queue for the shuttle back, bit of a walk to the little mermaid if you walk from the shuttle, hop on bus takes you to it. Some lovely beers in the main centre.
5 out of 5
Need to use hop on buses again, best way to see most. There are three routes all leave from the centre but pick you up from terminal
1 out of 5
Second day wetter and we did not leave until the following day.
1 out of 5
Could be nice, shuttle bus designed to drop you at the massive marque where they try to tempt you with expensive goods. - avoid. Only had 2 -3 hours. Wet again
1 out of 5
Did not get there!!!
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