Traditional Cruising: Arcadia Cruise Review by Pearl Lady
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Destination: Baltic Sea
Also the service in the dining room at breakfast was quite surly. Eggs Benedict was only available on a Monday morning, it was good but only once a week? Lunch at the buffet was very limited. How about a decent sandwich? On a positive note afternoon tea in both the main dining room and at the buffet was terrific, so I know they can do good food but not consistently.
We also found the formality of dinner dressing a little old fashioned.
We saw very few shows as we had More dinner at 8.30 and the show was on at 10.30. On previous cruisers late diners have the option of seeing a show earlier while the early diners are eating.
We enjoyed the bars and found the drinks well priced. The wines available in the restaurant were excellent and also good value.
Ports were great but we were docked well away from the cities and although we were provided with an efficient free shuttle bus service at most ports this took up valuable port time.
We took a couple of ship shore excursions. One was a city tour of Stockholm, which was very poor value at 47 but one we did in Germany of Schwerin was very good.
Despite some negative comments I would recommend this cruise but mainly for those who like traditional cruising. Less
Cabin review: DBC157 Deluxe Stateroom with Balcony and Bath/Shower
Cabin was fine, close to lifts but not noisy. Deck 6 was good as we were just 3 flights below the buffet, pool area and 3 flights down to the main dining room and bars etc. Loved the tea and coffee making facilities.Read All Deluxe Stateroom with Balcony and Bath/Shower (DB) Reviews >>