Good, short cruise

Vision of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western
Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 5

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
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Vision of the Seas

7 Night Western Caribbean (Tampa Roundtrip)

Sail Date: December 06, 2014

Ship: Vision of the Seas

Cabin Type: Suite

Cabin Number: 8538

Traveled As: Couple

Reviewed: 4 years ago

Review Summary

Boarding was somewhat chaotic, apparently due to a late arrival and we did not get our luggage until after dinner. The maitre 'd very obligingly accepted our request for a special table. The "junior suite" was nicely set up and a regular balcony cabin should be of this comfortable size. Excellent cabin steward and room service. Very good food, although the dining room carpet wasn't the cleanest, and our serving team was responsible for more tables than on past cruises. The luncheon buffet was always excellent. We discovered a superb pianist named Raul who played in the Windjammer Lounge and should be a featured concert pianist. We had been to all of the ports on previous cruises, so stayed on the ship the whole time and thoroughly enjoyed having it "to ourselves".

Ship Experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Excellent meals; almost too large at times

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5


3 out of 5
Stage shows were good; the pianist in the Windjammer Bar is superb!

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Met some super staff members; bars, buffet, etc.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Despite a recent overhaul, seemed slightly worn

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Comfortable and well maintained, although we did not have a lock or handle on the balcony door.

Ports Of Call

Tampa, Florida

3 out of 5

Coxen Hole, Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras

3 out of 5

Belize City, Belize

3 out of 5

Cozumel, Mexico

3 out of 5

Costa Maya (Mahahual), Mexico

1 out of 5
Small place, didn't seem to offer much.
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