Serenade of the Seas...

Serenade of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 5

Overall Rating:

3.0 out of 5
Verified Review
7 Night Bahamas (New Orleans Roundtrip)
Sail Date: November 29, 2014
Ship: Serenade of the Seas
Cabin Type: Balcony
Cabin Number: 7126
Traveled As: Family (young children)
Reviewed: 3 years ago

I loved Key West, but I am tired of Nassau, Bahamas. Ship didn't make it in to CoCo Key and this seems to be a constant problem for Royal Caribbean. Other cruises refund part of the trip costs when they get you into the port, but apparently not RC. I really enjoy cruising, and RC tends to provide the best service, however, I think I will try something different and a cruise that actually makes it to the places I pay to visit.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Better then other cruises, but still not as good as Oasis of the Seas.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Picture options were very limited to compared to other ships of same size

Entertainment

3 out of 5

Children's Programs

5 out of 5
The kids would rather go to kids camp then to stay with us or visit the ports!

Service and Staff

3 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Room was smaller then on other ships - no full size couch, very crowded if more then 2 people. They wouldn't let my grand daughter sleep on the bunk that drops from the ceiling, so she was "squished" into the small couch and very uncomfortable.
5 out of 5
The tour of NOLA was very interesting. Highly recommend it.
5 out of 5
Shopping is very expensive and one shop ripped me off, I should have walked out of the store, but didn't want to cause a scene.
3 out of 5
The shop people were not as friendly as the last visits and Atlantis is the only other option.
1 out of 5
The ship, as well as another one, couldn't bring people to shore due to waves. This seems to be an ongoing problem for RC and they don't refund any of the price for their problem. Avoid any of their cruises that try to go here because you problem will end up with just another day at sea.
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