Arcadia Cruise Review by Margaret O'Neill: Canaries and Maderia

Arcadia 5
Margaret O'Neill

Overall Member Rating

Canaries and Maderia

Sail Date: April 2012
Destination: Canary Islands
Embarkation: Southampton

Check in was swift and painless,we arrived at our balcony cabin along with our luggage.We found the cabin to be spacious and in good order and the balcony to be of a good size.We appreciated being able to bring a bottle of gin and brandy onboard for pre dinner drinks and a night cap,although the drinks in the bars and wine in the restaraunt were of British pub prices.Our last cruise was with Royal Carribean,their drinks prices were very expensive.
Breakfast was taken in the buffet self service restaraunt,the choice was excellent,no complaints from us.Lunch we tended to take by the pool,and dinner in the Meridian silver service restaraunt.The service and choice here was very good and nice to see guests making an effort adhering to the dress code[unlike RCI]

We visited the Palladium theatre to see Bobby Crush and watched a few shows by the theatre company all very enjoyable.

My favourite was the British sailaway from Cadiz,great fun,well done entertainment More team,everyone was up and going for it.

The crows nest was agood venue for drinks after the theatre although my husband quite liked the casino,

There were alot of elderly people on board,but i say well done to them for making the effort to go on holiday and dressing up so spledidly.

All in all it was a very good experience,the only down side was the weather on the last two sea days,I thought it would have been warmer.We would definately use Arcadia again. Less


Published 05/22/12


Read more Arcadia cruise reviews >>
Read Cruise Critic's Arcadia Review >>

Compare Prices on Arcadia Canary Islands Cruises

Cabin review: DE148 Deluxe Stateroom with Balcony and Bath/Shower

Adequate space in cabin,wardrobe and drawer space good,bed enormous and comfortable,quiet location.

Read All Deluxe Stateroom with Balcony and Bath/Shower (DE) Reviews >>

Port and Shore Excursions


Courtesy bus into town,did hop on hop off b
Read 563 Lisbon Reviews

Hop on hop off bus,brilliant trip,took us a long way,saw some interesting sights and flowers,liked this the best.

Easy access check in swift and efficient

courtesy bus took hop on hop off bus
Read 361 Tenerife Reviews

Easy to walk to town,not alot there
Read 361 Vigo Reviews

Compare Prices on Arcadia Canary Islands Cruises

Margaret O'Neill
Cabin
Dining
Embarkation
Enrichment Activities
Entertainment
Family & Children
Fitness & Recreation
Onboard Experience
Public Rooms
Rates
Service
Shore Excursions
Value for Money
Share feedback
Thank you!  Cruise Critic values your feedback.
How can we improve this page?
Skip X

See Arcadia deals up to 82% off:

February Deals
Arcadia 59% Loved It

 
64 Night World - World Cruise Cruise
See all Arcadia Deals >>