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Seabourn Legend Cruise Review by enival

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Seabourn Legend
Seabourn Legend
Member Name: enival
Cruise Date: October 2009
Embarkation: Monte Carlo
Destination: Western Mediterranean
Cabin Category: A1
Cabin Number: 115
Booking Method: Internet Agency
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Member Rating   5.0 out of 5+
Dining 5+
Public Rooms 5.0
Cabins 5.0
Entertainment 5.0
Spa & Fitness Not Rated
Family & Children Not Rated
Shore Excursions Not Rated
Embarkation 5.0
Service 5+
Value-for-Money 5.0
Rates 4.0
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From beginning to end, the Seabourn Legend was true to the advance billing. Embarkation was simple and quick, the stateroom was the biggest we have ever had on a cruise ship, with king bed and desk in one part, small couch, easy chairs, coffee table in the other section, and tub bathroom. Our stewardess was from Portugal - we liked that the crew covered more than 45 countries - including the Filipino band and singer who were excellent. Eric de Gray and Heather Kreuzman put on a terrific entertaiment program with small concerts on Broadway and jazz - the pianist and singer from Poland were delightful. Dinners with staff officers were pleasant and a way to meet more people. We enjoyed the trivia games - our team won and received umbrellas. We also won another game and got leatherette keychains. We enjoy a little blackjack and this was fun for variety. We liked the lack of big brassy shows, and although all drinks were free, there was no blatant drunkenness. Food was excellent, albeit too much. We are not used to big breakfasts and lunches, but they were so good we couldn't resist.

We like exploring places on our own so didn't take any ship tours. We were able to see Cannes (substitute for Antibes because of storms), Menorca, Mallorca, and Valencia usually by walking around the town or taking the hop on, hop off buses which give an outstanding view of the area. Valencia is a surprisingly beautiful city. We ended in Barcelona, where we stayed on our own for 2 days seeing the amazing Gaudi architecture, the moderniste buildings, etc. We had been there 25 years ago, so this was a refresher visit. There were 207 guests and about 150 staff/crew - they learned our names early on and the personal care and service were outstanding. All in all, we heartily recommend Seabourn. If it seems pricey, it is worth a splurge - and there is no tipping, with all drinks free (too bad we don't drink very much, but it was nice having good wines at dinner).


Publication Date: 10/23/09
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