7 Night Southern Caribbean (San Juan Roundtrip) Sail Date: February 21, 2009 Ship: Serenade of the Seas Cabin Type: Suite Traveled As: Couple Reviewed: 9 years ago
we were surprised by the elegance of this ship(Serenade of the Seas). To be able to accomodate so many people and at the same time preserve elegance, harmony,richness and a touch of uniqueness is a monumental achievement.
Food and Dining
5 out of 5
We have been on several cruise lines including the old QE2 on a culanary crossing,and the food on The Seranade surpassed anyone of them. Our compliment to the chefS. Portofino was excellent and the service over the top. As it was my birthday, our waiter and head waiter treated us royally.
3 out of 5
if there is room for improvement it has to be on the entertainment side. We have seen better. They were trying their best but we were not impress.I think the best was in the dinning room music and the final night one of the waiter sing (almost oprera) a farwell song in Italian which was quite impressive for an amateur.
Service and Staff
5 out of 5
I don't know what or who motivates this crew but we have never experienced such friendly, polite and above all service with a smile at all time.
5 out of 5
size absolutely perfect.I have been on bigger ship (too many lines up ).No waiting anywhere.Layout perfect.Had I been a kid I would have ridden the elevators all day long as the view was spectacular (sea and inside).Pristine clean (quite refreshing having known other ships). The decor never ceased to amaze me. The curtains in the theater are spectacular. The public bathroom decorated as a 5 stars hotel.Very user friendly, directions everywhere, well indicated.the atrium one of a kind.
Cabin / Stateroom
5 out of 5
in fairness it was our first time in a junior suite( we usually book a balcony only). Tons of space and extremely comfortable. We usually book midship but this time we had to book at the back of the ship. We were concerned about this location but it worked out quite good as it was quieter.
we were quite disappointed having been there numerous time before I was looking forward to SHOPPING .Unfortunately lots of shops were closed. Could it be it was Sunday and we were the only ship in town not their worth to open up?
Don't Miss: usually shopping
as iI mentionned before, we have travelled to Antigua by ship many times, I just find this year it was run down quite a bit. We tried to find our favorite spot with local artists and we realized they have gone . The place had changed into a parking lot. Quite disappointing
Don't Miss: I don't know anymore
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