We choose this cruise because we were already going to Cuba for 5 days prior and 3 days following; but we wish that we hadn't! We boarded on January 7: We were picked up by Star Flyer bus at Iberostar. We were not on the passenger list. Fortunately, a Star Flyer person said he remembered our name and that we should board the bus! After almost an hour of driving we stopped because the Star Flyer person had left two people behind at Iberostar. They arrived after another hour while we waited. Eventually, they arrived and we continued. They said that they were in the lobby waiting at 1:50pm. We arrived at Cienfuegos after 6:00pm – it was dark!
The bus had us all disembark at the far end of the parking lot (thank goodness it wasn’t raining!). We had to select our luggage which was put onto carts to be taken to the ship.
Then we had to enter customs and immigration. We were second in line when we were given two forms to complete
The cabin was adequate but over-priced, although not having an outside operable window was not good. Noise from ship crew outside the cabin was unacceptable. The bathroom was uncomfortable due to the ridiculous location of the hairdryer which both of us often knocked off the wall. The cabin crew was very good