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Regatta Review

4.5 / 5.0
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Hospital Ship

Review for Regatta to South America
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6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Feb 2016

We embarked on the 7th February 2016 at Lima and to begin with it was the old Regatta that we have been used to, superb service, food, wines entertainment home from home.

On day three, very unexpectedly and not the fault of the cruise line, a gastrointestinal infection had been brought onto the ship, we believe from a tourist who had visited Machu Picchu. From then on the service, food and general ambience of the ship went downhill. It was like being on a hospital ship, endless sanitation cleaning to the extent that it was a relief to get ashore.

In hindsight the cruise should have been terminated to save the reputation of the line, but the Captain carried on hoping it would get better, it did not and when we left the ship in Rio after 33 days, it was still contaminated.

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