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Sirena Cruise Review to South Pacific

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 38

Overall rating:

4 out of 5
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Sirena

21 Night Polynesian Paradise (Los Angeles To Papeete)

Sail date: January 04, 2017

Ship: Sirena

Cabin number: 4020

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 4 years ago

Review summary

The cruise was excellent except for a few minor glitches.  As usual, the food was wonderful., the staff were well trained and most hospitable.  My only negative comments had to do with most of the nightly shows.  In most cases, the production numbers were tired and trite.  The comedians were not funny.  At the end of the cruise, however, the talent improved greatly.  The Las Vegas singers,  the violinist were wonderful.  However, my biggest complaint is with the conclusion of the cruise.  We had to get off at 9 A.M.  WE had arrived at Tahiti the previous night, way too late for a tour.  Most planes didn't leave until midnight the day we arrived.  We learned about our flights about 6 weeks before we left.  We then had to make plans for our day in Tahiti.  WE decided to take a tour, and then go to the guides home to rest before being taken to the airport.  This was expensive, but necessary.  Those who opted for the cruises plans either stayed in an unairconditioned town hall. or a hotel that refused to let them use the pool.  Not a great way to conclude a trip.  Better planning is necessary, and giving people options about the last day earlier would have been helpful.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Better speakers. We were on an Oceania in which a retired music teacher performed and lectured. It was wonderful

Entertainment

3 out of 5
Most were poor but at the end, the entertainment got better.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Really small bathroom and shower.

Ship tip

Get a room with a balcony.

Ports of call

San Pedro (Los Angeles), California

3 out of 5

Nawiliwili, Kauai

5 out of 5

Honolulu, Oahu

5 out of 5

Kahului, Maui

5 out of 5

Hilo, Hawaii

5 out of 5

Nuku Hiva, Marquesas

5 out of 5

Fakarava, Tuamotu Archipelago

5 out of 5

Raiatea, French Polynesia

5 out of 5

Moorea, French Polynesia

5 out of 5
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