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Serenade of the Seas Cruise Review by Goyaks

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Serenade of the Seas
Serenade of the Seas
Member Name: Goyaks
Cruise Date: August 2009
Embarkation: Vancouver
Destination: Alaska
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Member Rating   4.0 out of 5+
Dining 5.0
Public Rooms 3.0
Cabins 5.0
Entertainment 3.0
Spa & Fitness 2.0
Family & Children Not Rated
Shore Excursions 4.0
Embarkation 3.0
Service 5+
Value-for-Money 4.0
Rates 4.0
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First Time Cruise to Alaska
Serenade of the Seas is a great ship for going to Alaska. There are windows everywhere to take in the magnificent view.

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 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.


Publication Date: 08/21/09
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