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This was my 3rd MSM Cruise, really looking forward to the music & acts. But the bands were so blaringly loud, & the singers so screamingly loud, if u weren't hard of hearing when u entered u surely were upon departure! The decibel level was as if we all needed hearing aids. Then the singers didn't sing the songs as originally recorded, as we remembered them, it was some updated version, with a lot of waaaah waaaah stuff. Plus the interviews w/girl groups were plain boring! Best stuff was the groups like Brooklyn Bridge, Happenings, Accords, the Elvis Trib artists, & Ricky's kids, Gunnar & Matthew. All that was great. Also good was the food, crew, service etc. Boat was shipshape, embarkation easy, but DE-bark, egad! They've gotta control who asks for early debarkation, there was approx 200 peeps in line, & not all had early flights etc. Our airline SW, moved up the flight, people behind me got moved up even farther by AA. By the grace of God & people graciously allowing us to move ahead we made our flight, but oh the pressure. And airport was mobbed, several large cruise ships in port. Turned out my sis was embarking on Allure of the Seas that am, & that's a huuuge ship.

What a Disappointment

Amsterdam Cruise Review by Michaelene

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: October 2016
  • Destination: Eastern Caribbean
  • Cabin Type: Large Interior Stateroom
This was my 3rd MSM Cruise, really looking forward to the music & acts. But the bands were so blaringly loud, & the singers so screamingly loud, if u weren't hard of hearing when u entered u surely were upon departure! The decibel level was as if we all needed hearing aids. Then the singers didn't sing the songs as originally recorded, as we remembered them, it was some updated version, with a lot of waaaah waaaah stuff.

Plus the interviews w/girl groups were plain boring!

Best stuff was the groups like Brooklyn Bridge, Happenings, Accords, the Elvis Trib artists, & Ricky's kids, Gunnar & Matthew. All that was great.

Also good was the food, crew, service etc. Boat was shipshape, embarkation easy, but DE-bark, egad!

They've gotta control who asks for early debarkation, there was approx 200 peeps in line, & not all had early flights etc. Our airline SW, moved up the flight, people behind me got moved up even farther by AA. By the grace of God & people graciously allowing us to move ahead we made our flight, but oh the pressure. And airport was mobbed, several large cruise ships in port. Turned out my sis was embarking on Allure of the Seas that am, & that's a huuuge ship.
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Cabin Review

Large Interior Stateroom
Cabin M 8134
Big enough, was alone, had beds made into twins, easy to walk. Lots of hangers, soap, ice, clean linen etc. Tricky was getting lights on, had to insert keycard, nobody told u either, lol.
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