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Splendour of the Seas Cruise Review to Other (Asia/Africa/Middle East)


Contributor Level: Third Mate
Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 10

Overall Rating:

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16 Night Suez Canal Northbound (Dubai To Venice)
Sail Date: April 04, 2016
Ship: Splendour of the Seas
Cabin Type: Balcony
Cabin Number: 7546
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 1 year ago

We originally booked this cruise due to price, time frame, & itinerary.  The stops were all very interesting & the number of sea days allowed for enjoyment of many on board choices of activities also.  As it is a smaller ship, the staff had the time to be much more personal & we felt we were treated like friends rather than customers.  This was the last voyage of the Splendour as RCL has sold her to Thompson.  That made for a really one of a kind cruise - as all the staff & entertainers recognized that each activity was the last on board this ship!  Great fun!  

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Formal dinning was awesome. The buffet was varied & excellent. Never got bored with the options. Well maintained & tasty.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5

Entertainment

5 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Our formal dining room staff - Li & Jose were the best we have ever experienced. Talita, one of the Activity Staff that did the Exercise classes was superb.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
The ship is definitely getting older, but it was clean & most things were maintained. Definitely ready to be refurbished. Loved the smaller size & everything was set up well.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
We had a couple of plumbing issues that caused grief. We did receive compensation, but it was annoying. Otherwise, the bed was fine, lots of storage. Balcony was great. Furniture was scratched up & old. Refrigerator barely cooled.

Ship Tip

Lots of activities took place in the centrum. Not the best, but it worked.

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