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Best Mid-size Cruise Ships for Value

2015 Cruisers' Choice for Cruise Critic
The lasting impression for us was that Carnival actually seems to do most things pretty well, and some things better than more expensive cruise lines. A pleasant discovery. 
Read boatbug63's Carnival Liberty Review!
A Neptune suite is a great room with real suite amenities, and the Neptune Lounge and concierge service is one of them... I have been in suites on other ships, but other than the premier lines, there are no additional services. 
Read Brklynguy's Zuiderdam Review!
The food and service on the Pacific Princess was outstanding. In fact it was the best food we have ever had on a cruise line. We had a drinks package (non alcoholic) which worked out to be very good value. 
Read Cornishe traveller's Pacific Princess Review!

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The best mid-size cruise ships for the value chosen by cruisers. All rankings are based on member review ratings for cruises taken in 2014.
Rating: 4.2
Zuiderdam (Image)
Zuiderdam goes the extra mile to ensure a great value for all passengers.
Rating: 4.0
Disney Wonder (Image)
The cost to set sail aboard the Wonder is well worth such a magical experience.
Rating: 4.0
Disney Magic (Image)
You can't put a price on the special experience everyone in the family will enjoy.
Rating: 4.0
Norwegian Sun (Image)
Rating: 3.9
Coral Princess (Image)
The breathtaking views alone make Coral Princess' value worth every dollar.
Rating: 3.9
Riviera (Image)
Service and quality experiences are a staple on the very affordable Riviera.
Rating: 3.9
Westerdam (Image)
A wide range of onboard activities and amenities offer something for everyone.
Rating: 3.8
Grandeur of the Seas (Image)
The accommodations and amenities of the Grandeur are unrivaled for its prices.
Rating: 3.8
Veendam (Image)
With activities for all ages and groups, Veendam is a worthwhile investment.
Rating: 3.7
Rhapsody of the Seas (Image)
From delicious food options to grand pool decks, this ship does not disappoint.
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