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Specifically chose this cruise as a means of visiting French Polynesia (Tahiti, Morea and Bora Bora). Booking, registration and embarkation all handled with ease - somewhat disappointed with the tired and dated condition of stateroom - corridors smelt musty and rooms were drab with brown curtains and dated timber furniture. Our particular stateroom also had a bad drainage smell which maintenance crew were unable to rectify - overall this ship needs quite a bit of work in and around the staterooms however the common centrum areas were generally bright and modern and provided a good escape from the rooms. Quality and abundance of food throughout the ship was excellent as were the efforts of waiters and all activities staff. Captain was particularly personable and always willing to greet guests and particpate in oboard activities where possible. All in all good value for money and would cruise again only being more particular in checking on levels of fitout and recent refurbishments before booking any particular ship.

Trans Pacific cruise via French Polynesia

Radiance of the Seas Cruise Review by bobanderson

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: April 2017
  • Destination: Hawaii
Specifically chose this cruise as a means of visiting French Polynesia (Tahiti, Morea and Bora Bora).

Booking, registration and embarkation all handled with ease - somewhat disappointed with the tired and dated condition of stateroom - corridors smelt musty and rooms were drab with brown curtains and dated timber furniture.

Our particular stateroom also had a bad drainage smell which maintenance crew were unable to rectify - overall this ship needs quite a bit of work in and around the staterooms however the common centrum areas were generally bright and modern and provided a good escape from the rooms.

Quality and abundance of food throughout the ship was excellent as were the efforts of waiters and all activities staff.

Captain was particularly personable and always willing to greet guests and particpate in oboard activities where possible.

All in all good value for money and would cruise again only being more particular in checking on levels of fitout and recent refurbishments before booking any particular ship.
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Cabin Review

Cabin 8054
See comments in above review - cabin was tired and dated with old brown curtains and dated timber furniture - unpleasant bathroom odour was unable to be resolved despite several attempts by maintenance crew.
Plenty of storage/hanging space was a bonus and suitcases were stored under the bed.
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