GOOD AND BAD

Sovereign of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas


Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 4-6 cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 5

Overall Rating:

3.0 out of 5
Sail Date: October 01, 2006
Ship: Sovereign of the Seas
Cabin Type: Inside
Traveled As: Family (young children)
Reviewed: 9 years ago
THIS WAS OUR 5TH CRUISE AND THE FIRST SINCE THE BIRTH OF OUR TWO CHILDREN. WE DECIDED THAT A 3 DAY CRUISE WOULD BE THE BEST IN CASE THE KIDS DID NOT LIKE IT. THE SHIP WAS NICE FOR IT'S AGE AND THE STAFF WAS VERY HELPFUL AND FRIENDLY FOR THE MOST PART, HOWEVER WE WERE TRAVELING WITH MY FATHER WHO HAD RECENTLY BROKEN HIS LEG AND THE SHIP IS NOT VERY WHEEL CHAIR FRIENDLY. THE POOL AREA WAS VERY CHILD FRIENDLY AND MY 4 YEAR OLD REALLY ENJOYED THE KIDS PROGRAM. THE DINING ROOM FOOD WAS EXCELLENT AND OUR WAITER KRISTIAN AND ASSISTANT ROLSTON WERE THE BEST IVE HAD IN 5 CRUISES. THE BUFFET WAS AVERAGE AND I DID NOT APPRECIATE THE FACT THAT IF YOU WANT A BURGER YOU HAVE TO GO TO THE ON BOARD RESTAURANT JOHNNY ROCKETS AND PAY FOR IT. THE OTHER MAJOR PROBLEM IS THE CABINS ARE REALLY SMALL 128 SQ FEET, TOO SMALL FOR MORE THAN 2 PEOPLE. OUR CABIN STEWARD WAS NOT VERY GOOD AT CLEANING THE CABIN OR REPLACING TOWELS. NASSAU WAS OK THE AQUARIUM AT ATLANTAS WAS REALLY BEAUTIFUL. WE DID NOT GET TO GO TO COCO CAY DUE TO ROUGH SEAS WHICH I GUESS IS VERY COMMON ON THIS CRUISE. OVERALL I WOULD SAY IT WAS AVERAGE, CARNIVAL ALLOWS CHILDREN 2 AND OLDER INTO CAMP CARNIVAL AND SINCE ROYAL CARIB. IS 3 AND UP MY WIFE AND I DID NOT GET A BREAK FOR 3 DAYS.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
great food in the dining room

Entertainment

3 out of 5
enjoyed the shows

Children's Programs

5 out of 5
my son had a great time

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
very helpful.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
decent condition for it's age, not handicap friendly

Cabin / Stateroom

1 out of 5
way too small

Pros: DINING STAFF

Cons: CABIN SIZE

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