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We did the Southern Caribbean itinerary out of San Juan - we love that one because you hit so many islands (St Maarten; St Kitts; Antigua; St Lucia & Barbados). We are gold members (I had cruised with RC once before) & from dropping our luggage off at the curb to boarding the ship, was a total of 5 minutes!!!! SUCH an efficient process! Newbies/friends of ours who hadn't cruised RC before - it took them about 15-20 minutes to board. Still great!! The ship was spotless; no plumbing issues; delicious food & SO MUCH variety all week in Windjammer & Main Dining Room. Waterslides & Flowrider were FUN! Getting off the ship each morning was so simple. Never waited more than 30 seconds to get our card scanned & walk off the ship (we would get off within the first 30 minutes of getting into each port). There were some language barriers with the staff & since it left out of San Juan, everything was in Spanish & English (announcements became a little long) but WHO CARES. You're on vaca; the staff were ALWAYS friendly; & it was a wonderful week!!

Wonderful Cruise!!!!

Adventure of the Seas Cruise Review by schul296

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We did the Southern Caribbean itinerary out of San Juan - we love that one because you hit so many islands (St Maarten; St Kitts; Antigua; St Lucia & Barbados).

We are gold members (I had cruised with RC once before) & from dropping our luggage off at the curb to boarding the ship, was a total of 5 minutes!!!! SUCH an efficient process! Newbies/friends of ours who hadn't cruised RC before - it took them about 15-20 minutes to board. Still great!!

The ship was spotless; no plumbing issues; delicious food & SO MUCH variety all week in Windjammer & Main Dining Room. Waterslides & Flowrider were FUN!

Getting off the ship each morning was so simple. Never waited more than 30 seconds to get our card scanned & walk off the ship (we would get off within the first 30 minutes of getting into each port).

There were some language barriers with the staff & since it left out of San Juan, everything was in Spanish & English (announcements became a little long) but WHO CARES. You're on vaca; the staff were ALWAYS friendly; & it was a wonderful week!!
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Cabin 7227
We love interior because it's inexpensive & so nice to sleep in the dark! It felt spacious compared to Carnival interior rooms. The shower was a little tight but again, who cares. You're there to enjoy the islands, not take long showers.
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