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Serenade of the Seas Cruise Review to Transatlantic
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Overall Rating:

4.9 out of 5
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Serenade of the Seas

15 Night Transatlantic Westbound (Copenhagen To Boston)

Sail Date: August 26, 2017

Ship: Serenade of the Seas

Cabin Type: Suite

Cabin Number: 1076

Traveled As: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review Summary

Cruise was great, captain gave us detailed information everyday about the weather and what to expect for sea conditions. Great TA cruise and many, many memories that I will hold dear forever~!

Embarkation

4 out of 5
The cruise terminal is somewhat small in Copenhagen, but otherwise, overall good experience.

Ship Experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Main dining room food was excellent. Specialty restaurants, not so much! Did not enjoy the food in Chops (filet mignon was not tender); Giovanni's Restaurant was good except for the lamb chops.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Great piano player in the Schooner Bar

Children's Programs

No children with me on this trip.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Ship is well maintained. I did miss having the Royal Promenade, but otherwise very nice!

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Great sized cabin, loved the experience.

Ports Of Call

Copenhagen, Denmark

5 out of 5
Stayed two days prior to cruise in Copenhagen, visited Nyhavn shopping and restaurant area. Took a ride on one of the bicycle-powered tuk-tuk carts, was quite an experience in Copenhagen. There are a LOT of bikes in Copenhagen! Also took a boat tour in the canals of Copenhagen.

Oslo, Norway

5 out of 5
Took Ship Excursion with city overview & trip to icebar. It was a memorable trip, enjoyed the tour very much.

Kristiansand, Norway

5 out of 5
Did a private excursion, city overview, went to an old village to see cabins from the 1500s and how people lived back then, also did a partial walking tour back to the ship and went to a Lutheran Church in town.

Reykjavik, Iceland

5 out of 5
First day went on a private tour called Golden Circle and visited two waterfalls & also went to & walked between the place where the tectonic plates are exposed. Second day in Reykjavik, went to Blue Lagoon on Ship Tour. great place, loved the experience.

Akureyri, Iceland

5 out of 5
Went on a private tour for Whale watching, saw a LOT of whales, they provided the warm gear for the excursion. GREAT TIME----!!!

Halifax, Nova Scotia Did not visit port

Disembarked and flew home from this port to be with family during Hurricane Irma.

Boston, Massachusetts Did not visit port

Disembarked early in Halifax to be with family during Hurricane Irma

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
This was the first time I ever disembarked early, was an easy process. They kept my SeaPass card (BOO-HOO), I usually keep all of them for souvenirs.
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