Splendour of the Seas Cruise Review by Mulguy Boy
- Sail Date: January 2016
- Destination: Middle East
A week in the sunshine (in Jan/Feb) helped but our memories are of a very pleasant trip, with no hassle and easy access (via courtesy bus) to all the ports and towns/cities without doing any formal excursions.
Cabin was good, room services was excellent (even the breakfast served to the room was surprisingly good), bed was good as were the pillows. We were upgraded the day before we left so access to a both on a ship was a real bonus. Upgrade was to a Junior Suite. Bigger room, seating for four, lots of storage space, a bath and sizeable balcony.
Upgrade became clear when so many people had booked at the last minute and had paid less than half of what we had paid. It happens when you book early and the upgrade made it much more acceptable to us, although some passengers do like to rub it in just how little they paid!
Access to wifi was also available at the ports (free) which saved a fortune compared to the ship's wifi costs.
Watched a film on the outdoor screen one evening - great arrangement and clear enough to see and hear the dialogue.
Dining was good, staff were excellent and ship had everything we needed. Good entertainment most nights.
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