Changes with RCI - : Navigator of the Seas Cruise Review by Basket cruiser
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Changes with RCI -
Destination: Eastern Caribbean
Embarkation: Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
We finally did get on board and at least the ship was clean and shiny... We were able to go to our stateroom immediately, due to the timing. We did have an incredible stateroom attendant. He was incredible and such a great guy. Hope he is enjoying his time at home...He was getting ready More to have a break and boy do they earn their time off. Ash, is you're reading this, have fun with your family.
We did four ports, all but St. Kitts we have been to before. We loved St. Kitts, it's now right up there with my favorite spot to visit. Want to go back there for a week or so. We ended up not having an excursion and we found an incredible tour guide right off the ship. He took us for a tour of the entire island and what an incredible day it was. What a great way to see the place.
If you ever go to St. Marteen, DON'T do the Lord Sheffeld. It's a horrible excursion and the first time in my sailing with RCI that we had a bad experience with on RCI's excursions. The excursion desk wasn't helpful with it either. Bad marks on this one. All across the board.
Another bad mark was the wine paring in Chops. Don't do it. If you want to go to Chops, I say go for the regular dinner. The wine paring is a rip off. You pay too much money and the food isn't any different than what you get in the dinning room. The service was horrible and let's just say, it was a BAD experience and one we will never do again.
Our dining room staff was AWESOME. We just loved Lang and Alexander. They made our week awesome. You know your dining room staff can make or break you. We had two of the most fun. They should get points and cudos as they are great....
For the most part, it was a great cruise. However, you can sure see RCI cutting back on everything. The service in the Windjammer, there was NONE. I don't know what has happened, however, I am thinking it's almost time to look at other lines again. We have always been loyal to Royal, however, it appears they are really falling down. Less
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Our cabin was clean (great cabin steward). Our location was great. Balcony furniture is a little uncomfortable, however it was doable. Would be nice to have a little more room under the beds to store larger suitcases. All in all, the space is doable for two people.Read All Superior Oceanview Stateroom with Balcony (D2) Reviews >>
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