Subscribe today
Get Cruise Critic in your inbox

Regatta Cruise Review by anubis

Home > Reviews > Member Reviews > Regatta Cruise Review by anubis
Regatta
Regatta
Member Name: anubis
Email: alf.alff@verizon.net
Cruise Date: July 2004
Embarkation: Stockholm
Destination: Baltic & Northern Europe
Cabin Category: ph
Cabin Number: 7049
Booking Method: Internet Agency
See More About: Regatta Cruise Reviews | Baltic & Northern Europe Cruise Reviews | Oceania Cruise Deals
Member Rating   3.0 out of 5+
Dining 3.0
Public Rooms 3.0
Cabins 4.0
Entertainment 1.0
Spa & Fitness Not Rated
Family & Children Not Rated
Shore Excursions 1.0
Embarkation 5+
Service 3.0
Value-for-Money Not Rated
Rates 3.0
Write a cruise review!

Show the Lowest Price
Departure Month
Please select at least one vendor.
Avoya Travel
LuxuryCruiseConnections
Expedia
iCruise.com
CruiseDirector.com
Cruise.com
Direct Line Cruises
Priceline.com
LuxuryOnly.com
American Discount Cruises
Sponsored Links:

red arrow
red arrow


Ship Facts: Regatta Review (by Cruise Critic!) | Regatta Deck Plans
Regatta - Northern Europe

This cruise line is pretending to be close to first class. First the management and officers are pathetically uninterested in passengers. I dealt with one who could not sell $5 for $4.

How did I dislike this ship? Let me count some of the ways. Bathroom not big enough. Staff, with many exceptions, untrained and uncaring. Butler service a joke. Absolutely worthless. Food, except at the Italian whose name I forget, very average. The Italian restaurant was above average in both food and service. The main dining room had waits most times even with reservations and taking care of the Maitre D'. The Polo, the other "better restaurant" was very mediocre. Other very casual restaurants were fine but no great deal.

The ship will $10 and $20 you to death. Water was $4+ a bottle. Martinis were over $10 at sea no less.

Some ports, Brugge, comes to mind, were a $100 cab ride each way away unless you chose to take the ship's extremely expensive and cattle car like tours. We used locals wherever we could especially in Russia.

Overall the cruise was disappointing. We did like our room, sans bathroom, and loved the balcony. Even some employees can't spoil the beauty of the sea. Go expecting little from the line or spring for Crystal which after you are done paying the extras is not much more than Oceania.








Publication Date: 12/09/05
More Regatta Cruise Reviews

Read the previous Regatta review Read the next Regatta review

Like This Review?



More Baltic & Northern Europe Cruise Reviews
Cruise Critic's Regatta Review
Oceania Cruise Deals
Oceania Message Board
Write a cruise review!
About UsAdvertisingEditorial DisclaimerPress
PrivacySite MapStoreSubscribe
X

Thank You For Signing Up!

Please Note: To ensure delivery of your free e-letters, please add news@cruisecritic.com to your address book.

We're committed to protecting your privacy and will not rent or sell your e-mail address. By proceeding, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.