Seven Seas Mariner Cruise Review to Panama Canal, Central America

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4 out of 5

Superb ship, food, service and crew.

Sail Date: September 03, 2016

Reviewed: 8 months ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Suite

Cabin: 982

Cabin service, attention to ship detail, personal comfort and food was excellent. For us the downside was the time at sea as compared to time in port and on tours. Ports were typically 8 to 10 hours. While acceptable for Guatemala,  Costa Rica and Nicaragua it was not long enough for Cartagena, Columbia or even Charleston, SC.

Cabin / Stateroom
Always nice and clean. King bed not really a king in length. Our feet hung over end. Bathroom excellent compared to Princess, Norwegian and Royal Caribbean. Service superb.
Embarkation and Disembarkation
Ship Quality
Destinations and Excursions
Too much time getting there and not enough time or quality of port tours. Assume part of that is just going to third world countries in Central America. Would have liked to trade one of them for Panama City.
Onboard Activities
Service and Staff
Food and Dining


We opted for higher deck and rear of ship. A bit nosier there and more motion evident. Go for lower decks at mid-ship.

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