Serenade of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern

Contributor Level: Purser

4-6 cruises


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3 out of 5

Dining disaster!

Sail Date: March 07, 2016

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Balcony

Cruise part was fine. The main dining experience was not satisfactory at all! First seating was terrible. We had nine people at a table for eight, located in middle area. You couldn't get between tables. The big dissatisfaction was I booked this cruise nearly 18 months ago, with seating to be at large table! Food was not up to expectations (from previous cruises on RCL) First time we did not have a wine steward. That left our assistant waiter with the job. Not his strong suit. 

Specialty dining was fine, as was the Wind jammer buffet. Lastly the dress up factor was not enforced in main dining room. Formal night actually had people show up in shorts!

Cabin / Stateroom
cabin was fine, the boat is overdue for refurbish. Upholstry and mattress for sure
Embarkation and Disembarkation
Ship Quality
Destinations and Excursions
Onboard Activities
some how with a boat full of old folks we had a Micheal Jackson theme! Go figure!
Service and Staff
Room attendant (Brian) was great!
Food and Dining
Main dining experience was a disaster! From seating to food, and lack of wine steward!
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