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Splendour of the Seas Cruise Review to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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Experience: 4-6 cruises
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7 Night Greek Isles (Venice Roundtrip)
Sail Date: September 25, 2010
Ship: Splendour of the Seas
Cabin Type: Inside
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 7 years ago
Everything went great - no complaints. The staff was friendly and attentive and we could get anything we needed. The ship seems a bit out of date when I look at photos of other ships; I understand that it will go under a major renovation soon. Few restaurant choices, but the food in the main dining area and buffet was great. Nice snack choices. Lot's and lot's of food! Never saw the coffee bar, but it would be nice to have coffee "choices" at no extra cost.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5


5 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Much more laid back and fun to walk the neighborhoods. Very busy roads though.
3 out of 5
Went up to the fort and that was fun to walk around. Walked back to the ship and that was an easy walk.
Don't Miss: Fort area (not sure of the name)
3 out of 5
Glad I saw it, but don't feel the need to go back. Dirty, waterfront was smelly and only a few shops were open (Sunday). Also, you had to exchange your Euros to Krone and that was another expense.
5 out of 5
Acropolis was the site of a lifetime. The Plaka was not impressive - very busy and hard to get around. I could not find the shops that were recommended, but when I did, they were the higher end and it was hard to browse.
Don't Miss: Acropolis
5 out of 5
Olympic site was busy but worth seeing. Did not do a tour but was able to walk around and understand the site.
Don't Miss: Olympic site.

Pros: Great staff; all are attentive and knowlegeable.

Cons: extra charges for this such as fitness classes; shuttle buses; coffee, etc. (alcohol and beauty salon services are appropriate)

Recommends Splendour of the Seas? Yes!

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