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Vision of the Seas Review

3.5 / 5.0
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1160 reviews
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Vision makeover hurt my experience

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doctorbill34
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Apr 2017
Cabin: Grand Suite

I've sailed on Vision about 7 or 8 times, and have enjoyed it. I choose this ship mainly for the itinerary, which I thoroughly enjoyed. My April 2017 cruise was my first on Vision since the remodeling, which hurt my experience. They took away public spaces and stuffed in more cabins, making the public spaces too crowded. (One time, there was a line to get into the Windjammer.) The Cruise Director made things worse, with loud, very intrusive activities. It was difficult to find a quiet space to relax. The Centrum is a terrible entertainment or activity venu, but it was used a lot for this, making it virtually uninhabitable for much of the day and night. This is a classic case of corporate greed, i.e. milking a few more $$ from each cruise, killing the goose that laid the golden eggs. I plan to avoid this ship, unless the itinerary is overwhelming.

Cabin Review

Grand Suite

Cabin GS

Great cabin and balcony. The bed, however, was uncomfortable.

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Interesting city, enjoyed a private tour.

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