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542 Azamara Journey Cruise Reviews

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Dittothecat
Member Since 2008
3 reviews
97 forum posts
18 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
This our first Azamara cruise. We have been on similar Oceania R class ships 5 times before. Although in the future we will continue book future cruises based on destination, we would much rather sail with Oceania. There is a much more ... Read more
woodrust
Member Since 2009
1 review
80 forum posts
14 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
My wife and I have cruised the Panama Canal before but it has always been on a Pan Max ship. Cruise the canal on a small ship like the Azamara Journey and it is a whole different experience. First you are not fighting 3000 other ... Read more
Water Wonderland!
Member Since 2015
1 review
3 forum posts
12 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
The second cruise after the dry dock, and they were still working on the ship! No washers or dryers, painting the baseboards, areas on deck partitioned off with plastic, food not that well presented or tasty. The crew was not familiar with ... Read more
magaret
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
I am a loyal Celebrity cruiser and because Azamara had a cruise which visited the islands where most of the big ones are not going, I decided to pay more than I am used to by buying Aqua Class on Celebrity. It was a wonderful cruise, the ... Read more
crafteecruiser
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
982 forum posts
15 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
We are seasoned cruisers and have traveled on many lines, but predominately Celebrity. We were interested in trying the Azamara experience and visiting the smaller islands. This ship was in dry dock and only returned to Miami the ... Read more

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wowpeople
Member Since 2000
2 reviews
58 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
We are a couple in our early sixties and do a Caribbean cruise on small ship yearly. This year we chose Az because of the itinerary. It was our second Azamara cruise. In the past we've done Oceania ,Regent and Seabourne Club Med 1 and ... Read more
snobal21
Member Since 2011
1 review
4 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
Was told to arrive at pier at 12 Noon, pleasant reception staff, efficient, but they had no information about boarding time. Nobody from Azamara made any announcements about the day for about two hours, and told us boarding would be at ... Read more
kathykenn
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
We just returned from an 11 day cruise on the Azamara Journey. The ship had come out of dry dock prematurely. The company allegedly allowed only 2 weeks to do a complete overhaul. There were weather issues and allegedly supplier problems. ... Read more
Oklahoma Girl
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
16 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
We sailed from Costa Rica through the Panama Canal and to Miami from Jan. 3, 2016 to January 13, 2016 on the Journey. After I booked the cruise last July, I found out that the ship would go into dry-dock for a multi-million dollar ... Read more
Kalinta
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
54 forum posts
2 helpful votes
My overall ranking would be good rather than average, but there is no option. They are re-doing the ship as of now. I hope they pay attention to my reviews. I enjoyed the first few days of the cruise. Trip was jan 3=13, journey. Panama ... Read more

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LibraryJo
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
5 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed January 2016
We sailed on the Journey for a Panama Canal transit and it was wonderful! It was our first time on Azamara. I was a little nervous as it was "a luxury line" and we are just two unassuming retired folks. We found our fellow ... Read more
tango9
Member Since 2004
2 reviews
516 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed January 2016
Sailed on Azamara Journey through the Panama Canal , from Caldera, Costa Rica to Miami in early January, 2016. Service was , as usual , excellent. Ship was clean and cared for, the last sailing before the much anticipated dry dock, when ... Read more
journey boomer
Member Since 2013
4 reviews
2 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2015
Been on Azamara several times. The brand is in the luxury market and priced accordingly and, in this light, I think it has slipped from its original standards. The staff are still very good and attentive but the food quality has just lost ... Read more
Vandinther
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2015
Just came back from our cruise, and it was more than I expected. I had read some of the reviews, and since this was my first time on this ship, I was a little worried. Our experience was great. I'll tell you the negative first. The ... Read more
Oldbrightguy
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
1 helpful vote
Just back from another wonderful cruise aboard Azamara Journey. The crew on this vessel are just incredible - the best crew of any cruise ship on the seven seas, and the ship looks immaculate, as always. The Journey will shortly be ... Read more

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Oldbrightguy
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
2 helpful votes
Just back from another wonderful cruise aboard Azamara Journey. The crew on this vessel are just incredible - the best crew of any cruise ship on the seven seas, and the ship looks immaculate, as always. The Journey will shortly be ... Read more
tv24
Member Since 2013
8 reviews
1,146 forum post
We had a great time on this transatlantic crossing. IMO Azamara (AZ) does a fine job delivering to a special niche market that is neither mass-market nor luxury. As a result, most aspects of the crossing were very good, with a few things ... Read more
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ugsugs
Member Since 2010
1 review
6 forum posts
This was our first cruise with Azamara having cruised around fifteen times with other companies. Embarkation was seamless with no queues at all - we arrived at the ship at 1230 for an 1800 sailing. Disembarkation was slower that seemed to ... Read more
restful
Member Since 2008
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed November 2015
Maybe my expectations were too high. Having cruised Oceania and Regent as well as many other lines, I was under the impression Azamara was 6 star. Embarkation and disembarkation were efficient and painless The staff were lovely, and ... Read more
sollan
Member Since 2010
1 review
906 forum posts
Sailed November 2015
First timers on Azamara, have earlier cruised with Celebrity and RCCL and this is the smallest cruise ship we have been on. Embarkation: We arrived at 13:45 to the port. The embarkation was very smooth, no lines and it took just 10 ... Read more

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a4a96257
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
14 forum posts
Sailed November 2015
My husband and I have travelled a lot. Approximately 30 cruises. 20 on Princess then decieded to give the other cruise lines a chance. This was our second Azamara cruise and we thouroughly enjoyed it. We ate at the speciality ... Read more
1pinehurst
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
7 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
This was our 21st cruise and our second on Azamara. We are both in our 60's and love traveling. We boarded in Monte Carlo after spending a pleasant night at the local Novotel Hotel after a 10 hour train ride from Bayeux, France. Boarding ... Read more
PeterJV
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 forum post
Sailed October 2015
This was our third cruise an Journey the last being about 3 years ago. Embarkation was brilliant, we only paused long enough for them to register our credit card then up to the café for lunch and wine. We had a last minute ... Read more
byng735
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
118 forum posts
We are in our late 50's and have cruised a fair amount (maybe 15 cruises?). Most of our cruises have been on Celebrity and Royal Caribbean, although we initially cruised on NCL with our teenage daughters (the entertainment was better for ... Read more
nordski
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
1,433 forum post
We have sailed on Azamara before, so its clear that they offer a product that we value. 1/ An example of their service: at embarkation in Istanbul it was raining. Evaluating the next day's forecast, Captain Magnus decided, I'm certain ... Read more

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