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Vision of the Seas Cruise Review to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean


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

Overall Rating:

4.0 out of 5
Verified Review
7 Night Eastern Mediterranean (Venice Roundtrip)
Sail Date: June 04, 2016
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 1 year ago

this cruise was fantastic for people who are not all about the ship. The ports of call were beautiful and amazing!!! The ship itself was very nice and clean (!) everywhere - even the gelato machines (that's right, ice cream was gelato 😱😍).  Embarkation/disembarkation were extremely smooth, not a long wait at all. All in all a fantastic vacation. Would definitely recommend two thumbs up 👍🏼👍🏼

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
The food itself is nothing to write home about. We are in the dining room every night except one and several times we ordered things that we did not like (because the food was blasé). The desserts in the dining room usually weren't great. Also, on every ship I've been on in the buffet next to the hamburgers and fries are usually chicken tenders, which were not on this ship (just saying). I should thank Royal Caribbean for their lackluster foods, since I did not gain weight on this trip. Yay?

Entertainment

1 out of 5
Pretty awful. We only went to 2 shows, the Broadwah one and the Donino one. The Broadway one I did not care for their interpretation, and I just want to note that just because you can sing loudly doesn't meant you can sing well. With the exception of two singers they just didn't mean well, and the dancers weren't in sync. The Donimo one was predictable and cheesy...booooo for these shows.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Our waiters Juan and Marlenny were amazing!!!! So considerate and attention to detail. Made us feel like we were their only table in the whole dining room. Our stewardess Juana did such a great job of cleaning our room and turning it down. We just loved them! Everyone else on the ship were so polite and always smiling it was just a delight!

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

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