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The food was mainly Asian and considering there were 2600 guests, of whom 600 were Asian, we couldn't understand why the food was mainly Asian. On formal nights there were many people in colourful polo shirts and when we mentioned this to the Restaurant Manager, he replied with "Royal Caribbean change their policy for the Asian market". Pity no one bothered to tell us, we had carried all our formal clothes from England. Also when we went on the trips booked with RC, it was chaos in the theatre, queueing up to get our coach numbers and then we waited for over an hour on the coach for some passengers to get on. The queues at reception on sea days were very long, all day, with people waiting to complain. The evening entertainment was the worst we have ever known and we have cruised about 20 times. After the first few visits to the theatre we gave up and went to bed early. The only good thing was the two waiters were brilliant and couldn't do enough for us. We shan't be rushing to book with Royal Caribbean again.

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Mariner of the Seas Cruise Review by Johnann

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  • Sail Date: October 2015
  • Destination: Asia
The food was mainly Asian and considering there were 2600 guests, of whom 600 were Asian, we couldn't understand why the food was mainly Asian. On formal nights there were many people in colourful polo shirts and when we mentioned this to the Restaurant Manager, he replied with "Royal Caribbean change their policy for the Asian market". Pity no one bothered to tell us, we had carried all our formal clothes from England.

Also when we went on the trips booked with RC, it was chaos in the theatre, queueing up to get our coach numbers and then we waited for over an hour on the coach for some passengers to get on. The queues at reception on sea days were very long, all day, with people waiting to complain.

The evening entertainment was the worst we have ever known and we have cruised about 20 times. After the first few visits to the theatre we gave up and went to bed early. The only good thing was the two waiters were brilliant and couldn't do enough for us. We shan't be rushing to book with Royal Caribbean again.
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Cabin 6376
The cabin was average, but we were disappointed with the steward. There was no coffee in the cabin, only tea. When we asked the steward for coffee he brought 2 sachets, saying that was all we were allowed per cruise. After about a week, when we mentioned this to other people, they said they had coffee all the time in their cabins. So we spoke to the steward about this and then we got coffee for the last few days. I didn't enjoy the coffee in the buffet, so had to pay out for lattes in the meantime.
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