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Navigator of the Seas Review

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First Disappointment on an RCCI Cruise

Review for Navigator of the Seas to the Western Mediterranean
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10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Sep 2016
Cabin: Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom with Balcony

We really enjoy cruising from the UK also this being our 12 RCCI cruise we were happy to choose them again. We had been on Anthem last year and Ovation in April both being excellent cruises and the non observance of the adults only policy in the solarium on the Ovation by the crew being our only grumble. How very different this cruise was! the quality of the food in the dining room coupled with poor service was disappointing. The entertainment was poor in the theatre, on the last night the magician was introduced as straight from Las Vegas I joked with a fellow passenger that I thought he had probably been employed there as a car park attendant. The ships company at best were amateur I don't include the lady singer and the comedian from this critique both excellent For a ship that was 16 years old we found it very clean and presentable also it's fair to mention that the food and service in the Windjammer and the Promenade Café was quite excellent. We left with the distinct impression that RCCI are putting all their resources into their new ships and if that's the case how about an Oasis or Quantum class ship being based in Southampton. Lastly I feel I must mention the Diamond Lounge. As Diamond Crown & Anchor members we thought the loyalty lounge was the best one we had ever experienced. So you see RCCI the critique is not all negative

Cabin Review

Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom with Balcony

Cabin E3

Absolutely Lovely Kept well cleaned and tidy by a lovely stateroom attendant (Sonia)

Port Reviews

Southampton

As ever Very Good stress free embarkation and car parking

Gibraltar

We found Gibraltar quite disappointing lots of vehicle pollution

Cartagena (Spain)

First time there a lovely city lots of Moroccan influence exquisite hostelries for beers

and coffees hope to call there again

Palma de Mallorca (Majorca)

First time in Mallorca for 40 years and we loved it took a city tour on an hop on and hop

off bus excellent value for money

Barcelona

Being a Saturday very crowded but loved the ''Rumbles'' so vibrant and exciting

Valencia

Did not get off the ship

Malaga

Love Malaga 3rd visit super port of call

Seville

We always find wandering around Cadiz an enjoyable experience lots of interest in the

local buildings a very clean and enjoyable city to visit with many historic African style

buildings to see.

Lisbon

This was our 8th visit and there is always something new toe see and do We can thoroughly recommend the Tram ride up to the castle see how they deal with the cars parked blocking the street most amusing

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