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Cape Town Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews

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Boutique Six star ! - head office needs to learn how to count stars!

Review for Azamara Quest to Africa

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soars

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Did the immersive African Cape cruise Fe 2020. Booked it for 2 significant life anniversaries Boutique six star so didnt. Mind paying more, WHAT A LET DOWN Tired old ship with worn out carpets and furniture in public areas. Cabins compact not boutique. They said bathrooms were small - too right they were about the same size as an aircraft toilet. You couldn’t bend down in the shower ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Club Veranda Stateroom


South African Tour

Review for Azamara Quest to Africa

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The BarCarres

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We choose this cruise to see South Africa. We have sailed many times before with RCCL and Celebrity. We knew within minutes this would be our first and last Azamara cruise. This did not change as the cruise progressed. Excursions were expensive and well organised. Staff on this ship were spectacular. Being sold Azamara with drinks included was an absolute joke. The included drink menu ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Club Interior Stateroom


Drop in standards

Review for Azamara Quest to Africa

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COSH

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

We chose this cruise as it formed part of an Africa experience we wished to undertake by staying in Cape Town area both before and after the cruise. It is an ideal way for first time visitors to South Africa to get the opportunity to visit places they otherwise would not have bothered with and take the opportunity to see the Big Five close up. We met some great people on board who we will keep in ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Club Veranda Plus Stateroom


Ship not so ship shape

Review for Azamara Quest to Africa

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Trend

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Crew as always is very friendly and available but found our room stewards did not clean up to AZ standards. Our butler was excellent and followed up on the poor cleaning crew as did Philip the hotel director. The room also is looking worn as some wallpaper is peeling. The food is standard AZ as not bad at all but not gourmet. Service all over ship and friendliness is what sets them ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Club Continent Suite


Pampered - but only if you are American

Review for Azamara Quest to Africa

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steakboy123

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Even though US citizens made up only approx 30% of the total passengers, the cruise was primarily aimed at Americans. If you attended a quiz, the questions were invariably geared to American culture, a fact acknowledged by the quiz-masters. If you picked up a crossword, very often you could only answer the clues if you were a US citizen. All the photos of sporting stars displayed around the ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Club Oceanview Stateroom


Seabourn Still Struggling with experienced staff; some real service issues

Review for Seabourn Sojourn to Africa

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Love Sea Days

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We were on board for 36 days and had some really great crew members, but serious issues with many the didn’t have a clue what they were doing and some just plain overwhelmed. Our cabin stewardess was the worst I have had in 40 YEARS of cruising...clearly overwhelmed, everyday her service cart was the last to leave the passageway....where are the supervisiors to help with the proper training and ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Veranda Suite


Nice Ship but Far From Perfect

Review for Seabourn Sojourn to Africa

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warrenhickson

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

Having cruised on larger ships (Cunard & Celebrity), we decided to try a luxury, mid-size ship and booked the Seabourn Sojourn for its 20 night cruise from Cape Town to the Maldives. On the plus side: 1) Our embarkation and disembarkation were managed efficiently. 1) The verandah cabin was a pleasant surprise - spacious with heaps of hanging/drawer space and an enormous modern bathroom. ...
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Sail Date: March 2019


Disappointing trip

Review for MSC Musica to Africa

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revingpete

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

Choose this as a first time cruise to explore other cruises. Thought that four days from Cape Town via Port Elizabeth too Durban would be a great test of the waters so to speak. Ended up frustrated at late departure due to high winds preventing scheduled departure. More annoying was the lack of communication from MSC regarding anticipated departure as well as impact delay would make on arrival ...
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Sail Date: January 2019


Very crowded and rushed

Review for MSC Musica to Africa

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coralpaxton

First Time Cruiser

Age 40s

The 2 day delay resulted in a lot of disorganization and a feeling of being rushed, which wasn't relaxing. Embarking took 5 hours, and was very uncomfortable. Service was good by some, but really rude by others. The fruit juice served with breakfast was terrible. The coffee wasn't much better. Some meals were good, others were very poor. I didn't appreciate having to pay 15% service fee on ...
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Sail Date: January 2019


Not satisfied with deal we received from our cruise which departed 2 days later.

Review for MSC Musica to Africa

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Ysaunders

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

Chose this cruise as we are regular cruisers and wanted to take my daughters on it for the experience. Food was ample and tasteful. Beautiful ship,comfortable cabins . Clean We were disappointed about the late departure as this was our only holiday for the year as I am a Nurse and my husband Police Officer. This was the only time we could take off for vacation. My 2 daughters were ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


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