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We have sailed on the Navigator several times in the past, usually from Cape Liberty. We are diamond plus members, so are well used to RCCL. Every time we board a ship, the first thing we do is go to the library. We were shocked, no SHOCKED to find that the library only had approximately 30 books, spread thinly on it's many shelves. This was not because people had taken them, as the glass doors were locked! There were approximately 10 swap shop books which previous passengers had left, which went within minutes of our arriving (taken by other people). The situation did not improve throughout the cruise and each time we went past the library, people were there trying to find something, anything to read. There were scores of boxed games of Backgammon however, together with a few packs of cards and a couple of Scrabble board games. Nothing else The games room on the Navigator used to be on deck 14 in the Viking Lounge, but this has now been made into an Asian restaurant (another money making venture). We usually go to Portofino's each cruise, but this is no longer there and the room is now called Giovani's. We were told by the maître de that it was just a good, so we went. Don't believe it. The food is served in the middle of the table to be shared by everyone, which is by no means fine dining, also the food wasn't that good. On one night of the cruise there wasn't even a show. This is often the case when a ship stays overnight in port, but this didn't happen on this cruise. There was only one ice show, which was repeated on several days, again cut backs. The ports of call, Roatan, Belize and Cozomel are probably the cheapest ports of call in the Caribbean, and to be honest not very nice. The food in the main dining room (we were on freetime) isn't as good as it used to be, but the waiters still try to make it a pleasant occasion.

Falling standards on board the Navigator

Navigator of the Seas Cruise Review by caz26

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We have sailed on the Navigator several times in the past, usually from Cape Liberty. We are diamond plus members, so are well used to RCCL.
Every time we board a ship, the first thing we do is go to the library. We were shocked, no SHOCKED to find that the library only had approximately 30 books, spread thinly on it's many shelves. This was not because people had taken them, as the glass doors were locked! There were approximately 10 swap shop books which previous passengers had left, which went within minutes of our arriving (taken by other people). The situation did not improve throughout the cruise and each time we went past the library, people were there trying to find something, anything to read. There were scores of boxed games of Backgammon however, together with a few packs of cards and a couple of Scrabble board games. Nothing else
The games room on the Navigator used to be on deck 14 in the Viking Lounge, but this has now been made into an Asian restaurant (another money making venture).
We usually go to Portofino's each cruise, but this is no longer there and the room is now called Giovani's. We were told by the maître de that it was just a good, so we went. Don't believe it. The food is served in the middle of the table to be shared by everyone, which is by no means fine dining, also the food wasn't that good.
On one night of the cruise there wasn't even a show. This is often the case when a ship stays overnight in port, but this didn't happen on this cruise. There was only one ice show, which was repeated on several days, again cut backs.
The ports of call, Roatan, Belize and Cozomel are probably the cheapest ports of call in the Caribbean, and to be honest not very nice.
The food in the main dining room (we were on freetime) isn't as good as it used to be, but the waiters still try to make it a pleasant occasion.
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No problem with the cabin, midship, deck 2, starboard side
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