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Serenade of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern

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Overall rating:

5 out of 5
Serenade of the Seas

11 Night Southern Caribbean (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)

Sail date: February 10, 2020

Ship: Serenade of the Seas

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 9074

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

I must say again, this is one of my best cruises. We had an amazingly good time, and carefree!

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Outstanding. Had no problems. Simply to the point processing!

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
The dinning was great! Food prepared very well. Excellent service! Very well trained staff, attentive to details, go well beyond for every guest.

Schooner Bar

5 out of 5

Nice venue onboard this ship. Great views!

Safari Club

5 out of 5

Another place for games and just to hang out in. Very nice.

Reflections Restaurant

5 out of 5

The entire Reflections Restaurant Crew did an outstanding job!

Latte-Tudes

5 out of 5

Specialty coffee and a sweet treat. Close a little early, but get there before closing!

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
For this to be a small ship, there was a lot of activities onboard, pools, jacuzzi, fitness center, walking track, Bingo games, movies in cinema or on pool deck, family games, belly flop contest to name a few. You won’t be disappointed.

Whirlpools

5 out of 5

Nice and relaxing!

Solarium

5 out of 5

We spent some time here. Very nice.

RC Online

5 out of 5

I love the new app that keeps you updated and have a daily calendar that you can update throughout the day. Happy to see this!

Pool

5 out of 5

Solarium was wonderful.

Photo Gallery and Shop

5 out of 5

Purchase the package before your cruise. The price is better. You gotta take home the pics!

Medical Center

5 out of 5

It’s good to know that if something comes up, they’re there to help.

Jogging Track

5 out of 5

Great! Make some time to hit the track and feel the fresh air!

Guest Services and Explorations!

5 out of 5

Got and questions or problems, they’re there to help!

Gift Shop

5 out of 5

A cruise is just not a cruise, if you don’t do some shopping while on board. Lots of specials during the last few days. Get that Sea Pass ready!

Day Spa and Fitness Center

5 out of 5

Gotta hit them both, or at least one of them during your cruise.

Casino Royale

5 out of 5

Just spent an hour there to have some fun. No big win. Just having fun.

Entertainment

5 out of 5
All I can say here is that the early dinner is best. Gives you time to catch all the shows! You don’t wanna miss any of them. Royal Caribbean really do a great job keeping you entertained. Amazingly good for adults and the younger ones too.

Tropical Theater

5 out of 5

Another venue that carries a lot of action. Get there early!

Cinema

5 out of 5

Small in size, but arrive early to get a good seat. Usually the movies will show several time during that day. So if you missed the morning, no worries, catch it in the afternoon, or evening.

Centrum

5 out of 5

Awesome! The place where everybody hangs out! Lots of action!

Art Gallery

5 out of 5

Lots of good stuff!

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
From the bridge to the storage room attendant, the services couldn’t have been any better. The waiters greeted you and served you well. The one thing I’ll miss is the room stewards, kudos, “outstanding.” Very clean cabins, and cleanliness thru out the ship. Thank you Captain Stig for safe travels! Awesomely done!

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
The layout and design is good for a small ship. We were able to meet and connect to others more frequently. The common areas, couldn’t have been more cleaner! The crew was constantly cleaning.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Our cabin was comfortable, size good for 2 person. Our cabin Stewart did an awesome job, and we never was disappointed. She went above to ensure our needs were met.

Ship tip

Do hesitate to ask for help if you encounter a problem. The crew will go out of their way to fix it to your satisfaction. They treat you like family!

Ports of call

Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida

5 out of 5
No excursion in Fort Lauderdale, FL but the port overall is nice.

Ponce, Puerto Rico

5 out of 5
Nice port, just kind of isolated due the recent hurricanes and earthquake activities. But the people on the island are resilient. The Serralles Castle and Ponce City Highlights was great! And the Coconut Rum was good!

Basseterre, St. Kitts

5 out of 5
The port was nice. Shops within short walking distance! We did the Caribbean Scenic Railway Tour. It was awesome! Make sure you ride on the top deck of the cart. The view is awesome!

Castries, St. Lucia

5 out of 5
The port was nice. Shops within walking distance. We did the See the Pitons by bus tour. It was great. The Pitons are beautiful and a must see.

St. George's, Grenada

5 out of 5
The port was nice. And there are shops nearby. We did the Fort George and Tropical Beach Tour. The Fort was nice and lots of history. The beach was great! Have a wonderful time!

Bridgetown, Barbados

5 out of 5
The port is awesome! Step off the dock and you’re where everything is located! Plenty of things you can do. We did the Barbados Beach Break. Toured the city first, shopped, then went to the beach.

St. John's, Antigua

5 out of 5
The port was nice. Shopping close by. Plenty to do, taxis everywhere! We did the Antigua Beach Extravaganza.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Easy breezy! No problems!
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