I'm about done with Royal

Navigator of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 4

Overall rating:

2.8 out of 5
Navigator of the Seas

9 Night Southern Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)

Sail date: December 08, 2017

Ship: Navigator of the Seas

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: 9289

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 4 years ago

Review summary

May be a long time before we cruise with Royal again. We even talked with someone at the airport when leaving who thinks Carnival has passed Royal in quality.

Embarkation

4 out of 5
Arrived at port and on the ship within an hour

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

2 out of 5

Windjammer Marketplace

1 out of 5

Same food every day except for the "theme" of the day selection, which was only in one section with everyone waiting to get some. Stale breads from sitting out so long, same 3 types of lunch meats every day (olive load, salami and some other unkown type ham) salad bar selections limited, same hot foods every day, burgers didn't taste like burgers

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5

Entertainment

5 out of 5
All shows we saw were fantastic!

Service and Staff

3 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Thought the Navigator was recently remodeled? Looks exactly like it did 7 years ago, only older

Cabin / Stateroom

2 out of 5
Smaller than I thought it would be. Lost power one day and had to call for maintenance. Toilet didn't work consistently for a few days. Called on it twice. Only thing good was the virtual balcony screen, except the day we lost power

Ship tip

Best of luck! Get the drink package to make it appear better than it is.

Ports of call

Miami, Florida Did not visit port

Arrived and left from airport

Labadee (Cruise Line Private Island)

2 out of 5
Food was ok but the local merchants are very very very pushy.

Willemstad, Curacao

4 out of 5

Kralendijk, Bonaire

4 out of 5

Oranjestad, Aruba

1 out of 5
I was hyping up this port at work since we booked it back in June. WHY did Ma Nature think it needed to be a rainy day?!?!

Disembarkation

2 out of 5
Wife balanced out Saturday night, walking off ship Sunday morning and had to return because we were told a balance was still due
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