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The web site doesn't give you all your cruise information in an easy to find manner. The food was extremely average. The dinner service was also very average. We found the food to be not very good. As bad as some of the reviews we read here. ... Read more
Let me start out by the few positives 1) excellent and attentive cabin steward, Rigoberto 2) excellent waitstaff: we had anytime dining and the waiters and waitstaff remembered all of our names even when they saw us out of context, ... Read more
12 Night Mediterranean Cruise Brilliance of the Seas Sail Date: 05/14/2016 To whom it may concern: I’m sorry to say that the cruise experience on this last trip was not one of the worst that I have experienced; it was THE worst I ... Read more
My extended family decided on this cruise; my aunt & uncle being frequent cruisers. This was mine and my children's first cruise. I must say -- I was thoroughly underwhelmed. The quarters were small but I expected that. The food was mostly bland ... Read more
I was the group leader for 25 family members cruising with Royal Caribbean on the Enchantment of the Seas June 2016. Overall we had a wonderful time because the customer service was great. Half of our group had not cruised before. I started out ... Read more
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The good first: cabin was roomy and very clean and the bed comfortable. Guest services desk very helpful. Embarked and disembarked smoothly. The food was very good. We took a behind the scenes tour of the galley and I was impressed by the ... Read more
As we have enjoyed cruising with NCL for years, we have gained not only Latitude points, but also a savy about ship cleanliness, food quality, show presentations, room stewards, etc. Our most recent trip to the Western Caribbean (6/12-6/19) turned ... Read more
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