Serenade of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern

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7+ cruises


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3 out of 5

Bare bones cruise

Sail Date: January 21, 2012

Reviewed: 5 years ago

Traveled As: Large Group

Room Type: Balcony

The ship is large and most areas get very crowded during activities. The ship is well appointed and clean. You are charged extra for almost everything. They even offered back stage tours of several areas of the ship for $150.00.

Pros: Traveling with friends, pool area, wait staff in the dining room, room steward

Cons: Food, nickeled and dimed for everything from bottled water to orange juice

Recommends Serenade of the Seas? No.

Ship Quality
Food and Dining
Food is plentiful but very average or below average in quality. Specialty restaurants are a step up in quality for a price. $35 for the steakhouse.
Service and Staff
Wait staff in the dining room was good and attentive. Barstaff was rather unfriendly.
One of the two production shows was very good and the other was just so so. overall evening entertainment was good including a short concert by the original Drifters.
Cabin / Stateroom
We had a veranda. Size of the stateroom was quite small. BR is tiny.

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