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Serenade of the Seas Review

4.5 / 5.0
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1679 reviews
12 Awards

Does not live up to expectations

Review for Serenade of the Seas to the Eastern Mediterranean
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First Time Cruiser • Age 30s

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Sail Date: Sep 2014
Cabin: Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony

We were on our honeymoon and decided to take the 12 day with stops in Salerno, Sicily, malta, Montenegro, Venice, croatia and Corfu. The ports were wonderful. We went in September so we're on one of the "oldest cruises they had ever seen" and it seemed the ship was more geared towards that age demographic so there was not much of interest for our age group (we're in our thirties.) They closed the disco at least an hour early every night.

We had heard the food was spectacular so we're expecting good eats...not the case. The main dining room serves their prime rib grey, and the other meals were also sub par. We paid extra for the lobster and it was overlooked and dry. Also, the first night we had to wait till after our mains till our wine showed up. On the last evening we stood in the front of the restaraunt and waited 35 minutes and were not even acknowledged. The couple in front of us and their two children had been waiting 45 minutes so I guess we should be considered lucky. The buffet is full of fatty, inedible food that made my husband and I sick so the main dining room is really your only option unless you want to pay more. We were scared to try after upgrading our main dining room experience to no effect.

Tried to mention the above to the staff and were brushed off in a rude manner.

Cabin Review

Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony

Cabin E2

The room was fine. Comfortable bed and plenty of storage.

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