Great places in a nice ship.

Splendour of the Seas Cruise Review to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean


Contributor Level: Third Mate
Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 12

Overall Rating:

4.0 out of 5
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7 Night Greek Isles & Turkey (Venice Roundtrip)
Sail Date: September 27, 2014
Ship: Splendour of the Seas
Cabin Type: Inside
Cabin Number: 6119
Traveled As: Large Group
Reviewed: 3 years ago

Even though this is an old ship, it is very well maintained. You would never know but I read about the ship before I chose it. I was pleased with their large inside staterooms, and the whole ship. The places we went to were amazing and the embarkation and disembarkation were great. I thought the food was o.k. The staff is great. The Customer Service, Excursion Desk were very friendly. Regarding the places we visited: Venice, Italy; Dubrovnik, Croatia; Ephesus, Turkey; Olympia, Greece, Santorini, Greece. I feel that Santorini is not the type of island that can handle these types of cruises. It was too crowded with two different cruise ships in the island at the same time. The cruise should be able to find a way to stay overnight or leave later in order to allow the passengers enjoy the island without the  stress of lines to get in and out to the ship. All of us(6 people) had a great experience on this cruise.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
The food was o.k.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5

Entertainment

I went to one show and it was fine. The 70's party was great and the music in the evening was wonderful

Service and Staff

Very friendly staff.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
As I said before, I was very pleased with the well maintained ship.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
It was wonderful. Raj kept our stateroom very clean and he is very professional and friendly.

Ship Tip

The cruise should consider a different option to handle Santorini, Greece. It is too short and it causes too much stress to the passengers.

5 out of 5
Beautiful!
5 out of 5
Fairy tale

Kusadasi (Ephesus), Turkey Did not visit port

We used CruiseOnly.com for the excursion and we had John an amazing and knowledgeable person.
3 out of 5
Spectacular view but the cruise and the island are not prepared for these number of passengers.
5 out of 5
We used the cruise to take us to Olympia and it worked out very well.
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