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Grande Caribe Cruise Review
0.0 / 5.0
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Unbelievable cruise

Grande Caribe Cruise Review by Manteno1

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: Oct 2015
  • Destination: Canada & New England

We have river and ocean cruised several times. This was totally unlike those. Tiny cabins because the size of the boat. Very tight quarters but you know that if you read the brochures first.

The ship is this size so it can fit into the locks on the Erie Canal. We went up the Hudson River, Erie Canal , Lake Ontario, and St Lawrence Seaway. We hit the fall color perfectly and what a gorges way to see the colors. Each stop had something to see and learn.

The bar is BYOB of all things. Mark your bottle and the honor system really worked. Least expensive bar tab ever on a cruise. We found the food outstanding. Lunch was soup and sandwiches. Dinner was usually 2 choices with wine and beer served with lunch and dinner. The food wasn't necessarily fancy but was very nice. The service staff cleaned your room and then fed you!

Only 88 people and you really get to know them! All were world travelers and enjoyed meeting others. Folks from Europe, Australia, Canada and the US. My wife and I were 70 and probably the middle of the pack age wise. Definitely a mature group an this cruise.

I won't compare it to the big cruise lines. It is too different. We just really enjoyed our 2 weeks and hated to leave.


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Cabin IV 52

Very tight but clean. We didn't come for the cabin.


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