A221 - Good first time cruise on Azura: Azura Cruise Review by TrudeDC
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A221 - Good first time cruise on Azura
Destination: Europe - Western Mediterranean
We enjoyed the fantastic food and will miss the lovely scones at afternoon tea! The drinks were not too expensive either, compared to other hotels we have been to. It was also good to meet lots of different people on the ship. My tummy suffered a little, around the dreaded Bay Of Biscay area, but didn't put me off.
Embarkation and disembarkation was very quick. A lot nicer then waiting around at airports! We will probably choose a smaller ship next time, just personal preference. Facilities were very good and we enjoyed the night time entertainment.
We chose to opt out of the gratuity, to give the best share of tips personally to the most deserved staff. The amount added to the account More each day is a reasonable amount, but our restaurant waiters were rather miserable and service was a bit slow. Our cabin steward was excellent and wine waiter so friendly and kind.
Our outside cabin was big enough for us - P328 and we were near the Atrium, Costa coffee and shops on a deck above.
All in all, we had a lovely time and will definitely cruise again some day! Less
Cabin review: LBP328 Outside Stateroom
Cabin P328 Outside cabin - big enough for us. Large window. Moved bed to make a double. Shower room a little small but had a a nice area to dress with plenty of hanging space. Cabin steward was brilliant.Read All Outside Stateroom (LB) Reviews >>
Port and Shore Excursions
Leaning Tower of Pisa
Rock of Gibraltar
Monte Carlo Walking Tour
Seemed like a training cruise
Overall a great experience