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Serenade of the Seas Cruise Review to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

Experience: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 0
Helpful Vote: 1

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Sail Date: August 01, 2014
Ship: Serenade of the Seas
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Singles/Friends
Reviewed: 3 years ago

I have been on larger Royal Caribbean ships which appeal more to my taste. This ship appeared much smaller since it did not have the large promenade of shops.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
I was very disappointed that lobster and filet carried extra cost. The choices of food was very average.


3 out of 5
There were a lot of activities and entertainment geared for couples. I am a solo traveler and was never able to find the activities for solo travelers.

Children's Programs

1 out of 5
They are apparently poor because children took up majority of seats in lounge areas and pools. I would prefer an adults only area.

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
The entertainment and dining staff were superb. The stateroom staff was OK. I have been on previous ship with much shorter sailing where I was always greeted by my cabin stewart by name. That was not my experience on this ship.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Just average. Saving of deck chairs is ridiculous. You have to be on deck before 9 am to get a chair.

Cabin / Stateroom

1 out of 5
My cabin appeared quite worn due to non-working refrigerator\, sagging couch and torn curtains.

Pros: Ports of call

Cons: too many unsupervised children

Recommends Serenade of the Seas? No.

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