Older Ship Geared towards the 50+ crowd.

Navigator of the Seas Cruise Review to Transatlantic

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Reviews: 4
Helpful Votes: 60

Overall rating:

3 out of 5
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Navigator of the Seas

14 Night Transatlantic Eastbound (Miami To Southampton)

Sail date: April 28, 2017

Ship: Navigator of the Seas

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 6232

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

The Ship is definitely starting to show its age, and our balcony room did not feel very clean. Our room steward was grood and kept room freshened up during the14 day cruise. There was NOT near enough to do on the 8 sea days, and the entertainment was the worst I have seen in my lifetime of cruising! Evening shows were extremely low budget and were the worst we have ever seen on royal! Ice show was Great but they don't require tickets anymore and it was a Mad rush to get seats! Their are 3,100 people on the ship and studio B holds 400!!, Incredibly poor planning on royals part! Main dining room food was good and our waiters were Great! Food in the windjammer was good for breakfast but seriously lacking for lunch! Lunch menu was almost the same for the entire 14 day cruise and very limited in options! Late night food was non existent as the only place open after 9pm was the pathetic cafe! Everywhere you go you are plegged with crew trying to Up-Sell you something, and by day 2 you are sick of it! Afternoon activities especially with the 8 sea days were all but non existent, they should have at least played some new release movies in the theater like they did in the past. The Cruise was definitely geared towards the 50-80 year old crowd.  All in all the cruise was not on par with what we've seen in the past.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Main dining room was good. Windjammer was good for breakfast but terrible for lunch! Menu repeated almost every day over the 14 day cruise!

Onboard Activities

1 out of 5
8 sea days with almost nothing to do! Definitely catered toward the 50-80 crowd.

Entertainment

3 out of 5
Shows were very low budget and the worst we have ever seen! Ice show was Great but getting a seat was a major problem since they don't make you have a ticket anymore

Children's Programs

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Our Dining room waiters were great

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Boat is Showing its age, and wasn't very clean, especially the carpets.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Nice size room with balcony, carpet was dirty and room didn't feel very clean.

Ports of call

Miami, Florida

5 out of 5

Ponta Delgada, Azores

5 out of 5

Lisbon, Portugal

5 out of 5

Vigo, Spain

3 out of 5

La Coruna, Spain

3 out of 5

Le Havre (Paris), France

5 out of 5

Southampton (London), England

5 out of 5
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