I love cruising and have been cruising for years, I have to say this has been my favorite cruise to date. The staff and crew provided excellent service and exceeded my expectations.

Serenade of the Seas Cruise Review to Transatlantic

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 42

Overall rating:

4.8 out of 5
Serenade of the Seas

16 Night Transatlantic Eastbound (Ft. Lauderdale To Copenhagen)

Sail date: April 20, 2018

Ship: Serenade of the Seas

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 9012

Traveled as: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

I love cruising and have been cruising for years, I have to say this has been my favorite cruise to date. This was my first time cruising on Royal Caribbean. I allowed my friends talk me into a transatlantic Cruise and feared I would be bored to death with over 10 days at sea. Another factor that scared me was that Serenade of the Seas is an older ship and do not have the amenities that the newer ships have. Wow, was I wrong! If you like meeting new people, dancing , eating, drinking and you have family or friends that enjoy these things then this is the cruise for you. The ship is beautiful and is well maintained by the staff. John (from Trinidad) and his housekeeping staff keeps the ship sanitized I can’t tell you how many times I bumped into Peter cleaning down the stairs and railing. As I walked up and down the stairs to work off some of the amazing food that I ate. Chef Benedict and his staff truly love what they do and it showed in every dish they delivered to our table. ( A special thanks to Chef Benedict and his staff for preparing a special menu of our favorite foods) . Chef Kayson Ingigton from the Chef’s Table, you rock, She had me eating things I don’t normally eat, such as Scallops, just because of the beautiful presentation and the high praises from the other guest. I tried and loved it. The wait staff was fabulous. The wait staff Kavraj Bhoyrub ( Manager ), Michael Alvarez-(waiter), Muhammad Haerdui (assist waiter), Jean Cerveaux-(assist waiter), Meljohn Piol (singing waiter) all had our table ready before we sat down, with all the little particulars that we loved (straws, paper napkins, pepper sauce and or fresh pepper when they could get it). We enjoyed the food at your specialty restaurants, including Chops Grille & Giovannis. I would be amissed if I did not tell you of the great services that we received from : Pablo Mendoza, Mihai Opera and Tidgo Dias Sotero. Our Cabin attended Alba Laura was excellent in maintaining our cabin, her happy and cheefull personality and he eagerness to help was very refreshing I also want to acknowledge your bar attendants that were ever so easy to talk with, entertaining and excellent at what they do Crown Castle Pub: Cheffield Cottle, Paul Williams, Schooner Bar: Hendricks Lee-bar and I don’t want to forget the staff at Lattetudes: Cristina Tan, Colleen Taylor, and Rohan Mathvrin who made my coffee just right every day and provided me with my cookie addiction on a daily bases. I truly hope that RCCL acknowledge all of the staff members I listed as the provided excellent service and exceeded my


5 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5


4 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Ports of call

Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida

5 out of 5

Ponta Delgada, Azores

4 out of 5
Beautiful lakes and country sides, You must sample the cheese from the "Happy Cow" while you are there. Yes we did an excursion, a wine tour that was in a hotel across the street from the ship. Total not worth the money .

Cobh (Cork), Ireland

5 out of 5
Easy walk to city and lots of activities. No excursion

Le Havre (Paris), France

4 out of 5
Lots of History and Art. Watch out for the pickpockets. Yes we did an excursion to Paris.

Zeebrugge (Bruges), Belgium

5 out of 5
Take shuttle or cab to town, where you will find lite shopping, food , drinks and lots of Chocolate. (no excursion)

Amsterdam, Netherlands

5 out of 5
Happpppppppy the whole day. You must do a canal tour and visit the red light district,

Copenhagen, Denmark

5 out of 5


5 out of 5
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