Alaska Cruisetour 2012: Radiance of the Seas Cruise Review by cndwhite
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Alaska Cruisetour 2012
The ship is eleven years old to those who say they see wear, look at a eleven year old car, you may take great care of it but you might have door dings,spots on the seat and carpet and this is your car that you take care of not a rental this is how some people would treat the ship.The staff does an excellent job maintaining the ship they are cleaning all the time. The staff from the Captain to cabin steward is above expectations, we had no complaints. The food at Cascades is good to very good depending on what you like. Windjammer is the very good buffet with many choices but it is buffet food. In my opinion not as good as Cascades but very good for buffet food. The shows are very good the singer/dancers are as good as any Broadway show that comes to my home town. The lounge acts were entertaining and a pleasant addition to the lounges. Paul the cruise director does an outstanding job keeping the entertainment going almost nonstop.
The shore excursions we took were well done without any problems. We went to Mendenhall glacier and glacier gardens the gardens are beautiful, then we took a whale-n-mammal tour that guarantees that you will see whales or give you $100 back, and lastly the lumberjack show with a historic trolley tour.
The Radiance is a beautiful ship with public areas with wood and wooden furniture that is a pleasure to look at. I love wood working and was impressed with the types of wood and wood furniture on the ship.
We loved the cruise, we have cruised before but liked this cruise line so much we joined their membership club and applied for their credit card.
R/C does everything at an excellent level without being overpriced.
Our balcony cabin was very big compared to other cruise lines no complaints. Less
Cabin review: D19074 Superior Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony
Great room with a good size and a balcony, many locations to store clothes or other items. Bed(s) are comfortable but DO NOT have an electrical outlet near them. Had to get an extension cord from guest services to run my CPAP machine. Shower is small as is the bathroom nothing new for cruise ships. Our room was close to the library so it was very quite. Room steward was OUTSTANDING never needed anything, room was cleaned twice a day and towel animals were nice for adults also. The balcony was very nice for us. My wife is cold natured I'm not, plus we had some friends in the room to watch the glacier, the ladies stayed warm in the room the guys sat outside on the balcony.Read All Superior Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony (D1) Reviews >>
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