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Allure of the Seas Review

5.0 / 5.0
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2994 reviews
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Beautiful Ship but service could be a hit or miss

Review for Allure of the Seas to the Western Caribbean
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Dragonmom408
2-5 Cruises • Age 30s

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Sail Date: Apr 2017
Cabin: Superior Ocean View Stateroom with Large Balcony
Traveled with children

It's was our first time sailing with Royal Caribbean. We've sailed with NCL 3x, and 1 with Carnival. Firstly, this was the most beautiful cruise ship that I've seen compared to our previous ones. Embarkation was amazingly fast and smooth (literally, less than 30mins). We were on the ship by 11am!

Room: we got the extra large balcony 11th floor. Michelle was our housekeeper. She was nice and worked really hard. However, the first impression of the room, I was repulsed by the strong urine odor in the bathroom. The closest had many hand prints and streaks on it. Michelle, told me that there were previously teenage boys in our cabin therefore it might be the reason to the smell. I carried disinfectant wipes and wiped down everything once more, but the bathroom (urine smell) near the toilet bothered me many days. Michelle, helped pour bleach in the bowl but after awhile the smell returned.

Restaurants: 150 had the best foods I've ever had in my life! The sea bass was so so amazing! We dined also at Chops Grill (it's decent 7/10). But the service and food at 150 definitely left an everlasting impression. My favorite was the 6 types of salt to sprinkle on the bread and butter. Our server Shalone was so kind, he made the Tuna Tare Tare at our table side. During he would share with us about his family, and ask us about ours as well. He just had a genuine charm to him. It was so nice that our last night we returned to 150 again. This time we had Milos. Milos was also very nice and accommodating. For example, I saw a table across with a plate of blueberries/strawberries. It was not on the menu but he made sure to get a plate for me as well.

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Superior Ocean View Stateroom with Large Balcony

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