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Serenade of the Seas Cruise Review
4.5 / 5.0
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Great Arctic circle cruise

Serenade of the Seas Cruise Review by DP_SD

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: Jun 2016
  • Destination: the Arctic
  • Cabin Type: Large Ocean View Stateroom

Enjoyed the ports of call as there was great weather and scenery. We had minor rain only on one June day. Traveling above the arctic circle with having no sunset was expected, but still strange. You have to travel in winter to see the northern lights. The two most northern stops were smaller and more desolate, but the southern ports were quaint to larger cities with deep fjords and greenery abounding. -5 stars

Food and food service was excellent and would rate as good as or better than Princess with whom we have cruised 4 times before.

Shopping seemed bland and specials not really special - 2 stars

Shows were good, but most were way too loud. - 5 stars but you really have to pick you seats if you don't want to be blasted.

Onboard activities- rather slow and for an experienced cruiser, rather dull - 2 stars

Dancing- 2 stars, since the centrum is really not a place to dance and the dancing lounge was empty


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Large Ocean View Stateroom

Lower mid ship large window state room was a little smaller than expected but very adequate


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