This cruise was very disappointing. The check-in process took almost three hours. Many of the staff were rude . The service in the Lido was dismal. An entire serving side was reserved for crew. Even when none were on line there , guests were required to wait in long lines on the other side.
An entire row of lounge chairs beside the pool were roped off into cabanas for which you had to pay a large extra fee. This resulted in not enough chairs for guests. An additional entire sun deck was similarly reserved and blocked off to other passengers.
If you want a quite cruise experience with very few participatory activities you might like this experience. There were hardly any activities staff people and despite dozens and dozens of requests for more games all we were told was to play board games among ourselves in the library. The lectures were good but the sea days were incredibly boring.
Smoking is allowed in all cabins , balconies the casino and many bars. You More
need to hold your breath walking some of the corridors and on the way to the theater. The smoke from the casino drifted into the piano bar and made that venue off limits. Less