The BEST and the WORST cruise we have been on

Vision of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern


Contributor Level: Third Mate
Experience: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 9

Overall Rating:

3.0 out of 5
Verified Review
10 Night Eastern Caribbean (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)
Sail Date: February 15, 2013
Ship: Vision of the Seas
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Singles/Friends
Reviewed: 4 years ago
It was the BEST cruise we have had in our 10 cruises..ports-of-call were great..Tortola, St. Martin, Martinique, Antigua and St. Croix...met great people at our dinner table and will now be friends for life...
Food was pretty good, but lacked seasoning, so I would rate it as GOOD..

It was the WORST cruise we have had also... booked our room on Deck 2 (which I requested) and it was right above the door-dock gangplank that people got off at the ports, and the crew started banging things around anywhere between 4:22am-6:30am..the banging sometimes sounded like a jackhammer for 30 minutes, so we could not go back to sleep those 6 mornings....we are from the West Coast, so that made it 1:22am-3:30am our time,...SO, we had little sleep for 6 out of the 10 nights we were on the cruise!!...Sleep Deprivation is not the way we wanted to spend our 25 year Anniversary and it was miserable!!

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Bland food..not enough seasoning

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Fun onboard activities

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Above-average Shows..good job in this respect

Children's Programs

3 out of 5
Did not use

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Very friendly

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
The windows on the upper deck NEVER got washed, so by Day 9, the ocean looked like it was blurry...this was bad service on Royal Caribbeans' behalf

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Ship Tip

DO NOT EVER GET ROOM 2594 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!

1 out of 5
Had to exchange dollars for Euros and hardly anyone spoke English downtown...looked like a run-down city
5 out of 5
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