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Adventure of the Seas Cruise Review by taurusmom: April 8-15, 2012 Family Cruise - Good times...2 Cons


taurusmom
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Cabin 5.0
Dining 5.0
Embarkation 5.5
Enrichment Activities 5.0
Entertainment 5.0
Family & Children 5.0
Fitness & Recreation Not Rated
Public Rooms 4.0
Rates 4.0
Service 5.0
Shore Excursions 5.5
Value for Money 4.0

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April 8-15, 2012 Family Cruise - Good times...2 Cons

Sail Date: April 2012
Destination: Southern Caribbean
Embarkation: San Juan

We arrived a day early and that was a good thing. We stayed at the Caribe Hilton in San Juan.

Check in at the cruise terminal was a breeze once they opened the doors at 1230pm. We were on the ship and in our cabin 20mins after that.

The ship itself is very nice and maintenance was on going throughout the cruise. Our room was a balcony room on deck 7 just at the end of the hump which is a perfect spot for getting anywhere on the ship. There was also no noise issues with this room. We found the room to be a nice size and the balcony very private. Our stateroom attendant was great (Martin).

My daughter enjoyed the kid's club when she went and there were a lot of kids who attended the club. On this cruise they combined age groups for most of the trip.

The food selection was good and seating at the buffet wasn't an issue most days.

We enjoyed the ice show and my daughter enjoyed skating during skate sessions.

The two cons where More the programming of the elevators: an elevator would be coming down and before it got to your floor it would go back up or it would indicate that it is going down or up and then go the opposite direction very frustrating at times. We did try to take the stairs for exercise but with an 8yrs sometimes going up wasn't as easy to convince her to do.

The other con was our table location in the main dining room. We had table 367 and it was just off the main flow of traffic for the wait staff which made for a breezy and sometimes bumpy location.

We would recommend this cruise. Less


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Cabin review: Adventure of the Seas Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom Deck 6 7610

Cabin 7610 is at the end or beginning of the hump (depending on how you look at it) on the left side of the ship. Excellent location for getting around the ship. Great balcony and seems very private compared to others.

Port and Shore Excursions


We Kayaked and snorkeled here through the ship. It was a good excursion. Antigua is also a busy town. Once outside of town it is very peaceful and beautiful. Good food at Hemingways.
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We thought we could walk into town and find the beach but it is a long hot walk with no signs indicating the beach. We eventually got a taxi and hired him to take us around the island and then to the beach where we could swim with the turtles. The tour was nice and relaxing but we had no time to spend on the beach.
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St. Croix is nice and small and little to no hassle off the cruise. You can walk into their town area and no one is harassing you to buy stuff. We ATV'ed here and it was a fun way to see the sights. The beach was crystal clear and so relaxing.

We had a nice day at the beach here (Rodney's Bay). Lots to do on the beach but be warned that there is a lot of hustle on the beach. They are constantly coming at you with beer, jewelery, fruit etc.

St. Maaten is busy out of the terminal. We did a sailing trip and had a blast but go burnt. We had been here before so did not go into town but it is a busy town. The place has recovered well from a major hurricane that devastated the island about 10yrs ago.

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