Not up to usual standards

Regatta Cruise Review to Caribbean

Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 62

Overall Rating:

2 out of 5
Verified Review
10 Night Sun-Splashed Isles (Miami Roundtrip)
Sail Date: January 06, 2014
Ship: Regatta
Cabin Type: Suite
Cabin Number: 8051
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 4 years ago

We have cruised on Regent and Oceania (same owners) and have been quite pleased in the past.  While we enjoyed this cruise, there were some noticable cutbacks:  Staff were not trained as well (lack of service skills and language skills) especially the restaurant servers at the buffet. The food was not quite the quality we expected except in the specialty restaurants. The wine stewards sometimes difficult to track down and the rooms were tired and in need of some maintenance.  Nearly everyone we met had some problem--toilets didn't flush, a/c didn't work properly, curtins lacked hooks so hung down.....

Neither the menus nor the day's activities were on the TV which, IMHO, is an inconvenience that can't be that expensive to do.  Also, a daily report from the ship's Captain was only provided on the first and last day.  Temperatures and weather were never "available" on the TV. Minor problems, certainly, but I'm afraid it  does not auger well for future travel on Oceania (and probably Regent).

Food and Dining

3 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5


3 out of 5

Service and Staff

3 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
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