First Time Cruise to Alaska: Serenade of the Seas Cruise Review by Goyaks
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First Time Cruise to Alaska
It was a fairly easy process getting on the ship. Once onboard we noticed how clean the ship was. The service there was extraordinary. Our cabin was just the right size with a balcony. We had a cabin by the elevators which was great for easy access to all parts of the ship.
The bars, and lounges were nice. The pit stop hardly had anyone there so it was a good place for me to just relax. The entertainment was decent except they could have done a better job with the decor. We didn't use the outside pool and mainly used the pool in the solarium. We did not understand why the outside pool was heated and the pool in the solarium was not. It was a nice place to relax. The spa was very good. We used the thermal suite a few days. Everytime we went there it was empty and you can just relax and enjoy the scenery. We had a couples massage and it was very More good.
Our food experience: In the main dining room,the food and service was excellent. the windjammer was just ok. It was served buffet style. The seaview cafe is a good alternative. The food there was good. The other problem we had with the windjammer was finding a place to sit and eat. Most of the days we got breakfeast and brought it to our cabin to eat on our balcony. We ate a Portofinos one night and the food there was excellent.
Overall we had a great experience with this ship. Plenty of time to relax and take in the sights. We will definetly plan another trip to Alaska but we never go back on the same ship twice. Less
We had a cabin on deck 9 near the elveators. the cabin had a balcony which I would recommend especially if you are traveling to Alaska. It was a decent size cabin, plenty of storage space. Only one outlet though so I would recommend bringing a power strip. The bathroom of course was small but it fit our needs. Queen size bed, which was comfortable. The service was exceptional. The hallyway was quiet with no cabins across from us.
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