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Avalon Creativity Review

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Review for Avalon Creativity to Europe River
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foodpolice
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Oct 2016
Cabin: Deluxe Stateroom with Half-Height Windows
Outside room with windows.
Bathroom.
Shower stall with glass door.
Avalon Creativity.
Dining room.
Back of dining room where breakfast buffet is located.
Receiption area at front of the ship.
Quiet lounge at back of the ship where coffee machine & snacks are located.
Quiet lounge.
The small, very small gym.
Sky deck on 4.
Bar at the front of the ship.
Lounge at the front of the ship.

We were on the Avalon Creativity October/16 Paris to Normandy Landing cruise.

The ship was built in 2009 & has a maximum capacity of 138 passengers. It has 3 decks of staterooms, with a sky deck on 4. The lounge/bar, reception, cruise director’s desk & public computer areas are on the entrance deck, between decks 2 & 3 at the front end of the ship. The dining room is also at the front end of the ship, but between decks 1 & 2. The smaller lounge, where the coffee machine & snacks are, is a quiet area, is at the back of the ship on deck 3, next to the hair salon. The small, very small gym with cardio equipment & few light dumbbells is on deck 1, by the stairway up to the dining room, next to our room. The gym does not get used much, except for the rare ocassional use of the treadmill. The room is fairly well insulated, but you will hear a little bit of thumping if you concentrate & listen, but nothing to be alarmed about. The public areas on the ship are clean & generally very well maintained.

In June/16, we had a French balcony stateroom on the Avalon Luminary, but were not in the room as much as we thought we would be, as such, we decided to try an outside cabin this time around.

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Deluxe Stateroom with Half-Height Windows

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