Some very good points, some a little disappointing.

Serenade of the Seas Cruise Review to Canada, New England, New York
Experience: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 26

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
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Serenade of the Seas

14 Night Snowbird Migration (Quebec To Ft. Lauderdale)

Sail Date: October 19, 2015

Ship: Serenade of the Seas

Cabin Type: Balcony

Cabin Number: 8060

Traveled As: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review Summary

We expected to enjoy this Fall Foliage Cruise with views of colorful scenery and picturesque villages. Our mistake not realizing we were cruising at night, and in ports 10 days.. The only way to see anything was to go on excursions,several disappointing, otherwise spent the time in Port Villages....mostly the same shops. The Excursion to Peggy's Cove was very good...great Guide. Kennybunk Port....not so good..disappointed. Ft.Lauderdale tour was great, and Guide, Lauri was fantastic. Flight from Atlanta was canceled (mechanical trouble), and United Air Lines did a very poor job rescheduling us. With this in mind, I would always plan to get to departing port city a day early.

Ship Experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Very good menu, preparation & service.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Enjoyed the Galley tour & Champagne Brunch...

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Really enjoyed the 12 Bar Band every night, as well as the music of Lorenzo Dino & David McFarland in the Centrum. Evening shows great...good variety.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Huayonie Webster, cabin, Servers..table 464 Reflections Dining Room, deck 4, Omlette lady Windjammer..

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Very clean, easy to get around, I think I prefer the next size ship with a little more activity areas.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
There were 3 of us...crowded, but we expected that...would be easier if the pull out bed was near the balcony, rather than by the bath. Our Cabin Attendant, Huayonie Webster was great and did everything possible to make us comfortable....

Ship Tip

Spend some time in the afternoons at Cafe Latte-Tudes ..have a Latte and enjoy the beautiful guitar music by Lorenzo Dino and piano music by David McFarland... Evening music by the 12 Bar Band was always fun,

Ports Of Call

Ville Saguenay, Quebec

3 out of 5
I would skip this Port...no Shops, etc

Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

5 out of 5

Sydney, Nova Scotia

5 out of 5

Halifax, Nova Scotia

5 out of 5
Good bus excursion to Peggy's Cove & Titanic cemetery..excellent guide. Great artist selling pictures of the cove...Neil Depew.

Bar Harbor, Maine

5 out of 5

Portland, Maine

5 out of 5
Excursion to Kennebunkport.. fair.

Boston, Massachusetts

5 out of 5

Charleston, South Carolina

5 out of 5
Nice free bus around port area..enjoyed the straw market

Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida

5 out of 5
Best way to spend the day ..Land & Sea tour...great guide LaurI Johnson ..Easy off ship, luggage stored on bus with you,then dropped at airport.
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