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Ventura Review

4.0 / 5.0
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Review for Ventura to the Bahamas
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LaMontagne
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Nov 2012
Cabin: Outside Twin with Balcony and Shower

We booked this cruise 10 months in advance because of cost and destinations. The size of the ship was at first daunting but we quickly aclimatised. All staff were very efficient from the time of checking in to disembarkation and flight home from Barbados. it was the first time we had a cabin with a balcony and we just loved it. We spent many an hour, particularly when we wanted to escape the crowds on deck, on our balcony. Having the balcony gave us more choices of what to do with our day whether on deck, on shore or lazing with a glass of wine in the privacy of our balcony. The only negative comment is that the bathroom smelt of damp cloth all the time. We reported it but nothing was ever done about it.

Live shows were fantastic and of the highest quality.

The meals served in all the restuarants, we attended, were supurb. The crowds, particularly at lunchtime, that gathered in the buffet restuarants were not too bad provided you had the patience to wait for a table. We never had to wait long for food or a table. The only negative comment in this regard would be towards those selfish passengers who after completing their meal would continue to sit and chat or read their books. We chose 2nd sitting for supper at a table for 6 and what a pleasure this was. Meeting and comparing notes every evening with well travelled and fun people.

Cabin Review

Outside Twin with Balcony and Shower

Cabin JF

Situated starboard forward. Quiet and could only feel a gentle movement of the ship. Nice size balcony. Good layout of cabin with plenty storage space. Only (small) negative was the shower curtain instead of doors.

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