Sovereign is Splendid

Sovereign of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas

Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

4.0 out of 5
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3 Night Bahamas (Port Canaveral Roundtrip)
Sail Date: January 11, 2008
Ship: Sovereign of the Seas
Cabin Type: Inside
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 9 years ago
The Sovereign of the Seas was a quick getaway to Nassau and Coco Cay. The crew did a wonderful job at entertaining and serving us. It is Sovereign's last year with the line and the staff did an excellent job to make sure that it ends on a highnote. This is my fourth cruise and the staff, whom I encountered, were the friendliest of all. The food was very good, but not outstanding. Check in was a little troublesome, but the departure process was quick and smooth - a little later than expected, but the lines went fast.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Food was good. Steaks in the formail dining room were ok, but the specials were delicious.


3 out of 5
The shows were good by the ship staff, but the comedian was just ok. There was a lot to do in a short amount of time.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
The staff was extremely friendly and had very positive dispositions.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Being 20 years old, the Sovereign still looked good. No smoking in a number of areas was a plus - at least for one of us.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Room was smaller, but since we spent most of our time away from the cabin, it didn't matter too much.
3 out of 5
Did the Discover Atlantis excursion and had a great time. You do get your legs workout when doing this tour, but it is worth it.

Pros: Quick getaway, the price at the last minute, the staff

Cons: Smaller cabin

Recommends Sovereign of the Seas? Yes!

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