Very Busy Week On Shore Excursions - sunny all week & calm seas

Serenade of the Seas Cruise Review to Canada, New England, New York


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 6

Overall Rating:

4.0 out of 5
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7 Night Canada & New England (Boston Roundtrip)
Sail Date: October 09, 2016
Ship: Serenade of the Seas
Cabin Type: Balcony
Cabin Number: 9076
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 1 year ago

Favorite - food excellent, cabin w/balcony  very nice and clean, and entertainment good. Staff was excellent.  Service was outstanding.

Shore Excursions - the tour guide only let us off for 20 minutes for lunch and and 10 minutes to see the Sea Caves at Bay of Fundy - so we didn't walk to the caves - not enough time - the tour guide was more interested in getting ahead of the other tour busses - this was a waste of money, although the tour guide gave us a good history along the 3 1/2 hr tour. Too much time on a bus.

Lots of photo opportunities when we were on our own

We loved the hop on hop off busses.

Bar Harbour town was gorgeous - rent a car or take a hop on/off bus.

Halifax was not so great - not much in this big city to see, but nice waterfront area. We took a private tour to McNabs Island - fascinating.

St John NB was ok, but not that great of city. Tour was a waste of money

Portland Maine - very nice city and picturesque.

MUSIC on the SHIP WAY TOO LOUD - especially in the CENTRUM of ship, it travelled up into our rooms on  every floor...TURN IT DOWN.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5

Entertainment

5 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Very nice, large closet, nice big bed, pillows were too hard though. CLEAN !

Ship Tip

Sales at the SHOPS - $10 sale was pretty good. I wish they sold ROYAL CARRIBEAN LOGO polo shirts - only had a few tee shirts . Entertainment was good each night. Loved Karen Grainger impressionist.
BOSTON is amazing - allow at least 2-3 days to see this gorgeous historic city by subway - easy .

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