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Splendour of the Seas Cruise Review to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 7

Overall Rating:

2.0 out of 5
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7 Night Greek Isles (Venice Roundtrip)
Sail Date: May 30, 2015
Ship: Splendour of the Seas
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Cabin Number: 3560
Traveled As: Singles/Friends
Reviewed: 2 years ago

The on-board activities were mainly inane--towel-folding lessons, fox-trot lessons (the fox-trot became passe 60 years ago).  Too much bus-riding on the off-ship excursions.  Why Argostoli?  Nothing but a third-rate cave and a so-so monastery.  Surely some other island would have been more interesting.  The solo guitarist for the last night dance party was really disappointing.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Same as above.

Onboard Activities

1 out of 5
Most felt like activities at a resort hotel in the Pocanos in the 1950's.

Entertainment

3 out of 5
The evening shows seemed somehow repetitive. The piano-bar singer was terrific. Some, but not all, of the evening dance-parties were a lot of fun.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Friendly, competent, very helpful, patient

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Neither better nor worse than other cruises I've been on.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Very like other cruise ships. An in-room coffee maker would have been appreciated.

Ship Tip

Bring a good book.

5 out of 5
A visit to the historica. museum next door to the Doge's palace.
3 out of 5
Beautiful scenery, but nothing particularly memorable.
3 out of 5
I don't remember anything bout it.
5 out of 5
Nothing anywhere beats the acropolic!
5 out of 5
Delos was ancient Greece as I had dreamed it. A highlight of the cruise!
1 out of 5
The nadir of the cruise. Why, for heaven's sake, did we go there?
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