Regatta Cruise Review by markam
- Sail Date: July 2016
- Destination: Alaska
- Cabin Type: Concierge Level Veranda Stateroom
If necessary, some easy ways to save would be to make your own transfer, airfare, trip insurance and some excursion arrangements.
Our cruise was overbooked and we, along with many fellow passengers were offered generous compensation to reschedule.
While there were planned activities available for young people, this line is doesn't focus on that segment of cruisers so there were few on board. Average age seems to be 60-ish.
Food was generally excellent in any of the dining venues. There is a formal main dining room, two specialty dining rooms (steak and Italian) with slightly better atmosphere + a nice buffet (excellent ocean views). You are given the choice either to sit by yourself or meet new friends by sharing a table.
ALL staff was very courteous and friendly.
Wines and excursions were a bit more expensive than I think necessary but quality was always very good.
A high point for us was afternoon tea in the 10th level fore lounge and watching the scenery in style. Sitting right in front of their string quartet was another treat.
Showroom entertainment was perfect for our mature age level. 2 superlative entertainers and all others just fine.
Very smooth operating procedures - they seem to have all the details covered.
While compact, our room hand adequate storage and was always kept perfectly clean stocked plenty of towels etc. Quiet and convenient enough. Rooms located between the fore and aft elevators might have been a little more convenient.
Bed was very comfortable but the couch would have been easier to use for older folks if
It was nice to have access to hot, room service breakfasts and other Concierge level benefits.
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