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Navigator of the Seas Cruise Review
4.5 / 5.0
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2,315 Reviews

Not much to do at sea

Navigator of the Seas Cruise Review by creativecrafter

4 people found this helpful
Trip Details
  • Sail Date: Apr 2017
  • Destination: Transatlantic

I like the Voyager class of ships, so I enjoyed the Navigator. But cuts backs are obvious in food, entertainment and activities. Enjoyed the days at sea just wish there had been more to do. I really miss the professional crafters. The crafts provided by Royal Caribbean are the same old things that they have been doing for years. I don't think that the kits are worth the price.

The quality of service on the Navigator was excellent. The crew was very friendly. Enjoyed the Diamond lounge and happy hours. The bar tenders were very attentive and hard working. The dining room staff were very good and even supplied the table with Indian food to share upon request. Had a problem with the excursion desk but all was resolved by the Assistant Manager. I enjoyed all of the ports except Ponta Delgada. There is not much to do there once you have done all the excursions that you are interested in. I have been there too many times. Other ports in the area are more interesting and wish this one would be dropped by Royal Caribbean. I did walk through town and visited the market. I used the time in port to do my gift shopping.

As a solo traveler I appreciated the fact that we met for lunch on all the sea days. In the past we did not meet on all the sea days. I wish our crew member who escorted us had stayed for lunch. In the past when they stayed lunch was more interesting because we got an insight into the crew's life on the ship.

I am loyal to Royal Caribbean and will continue to sail with them.

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Ponta Delgada

Been there too many times. Would like to see other ports.

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Wish we had gone to several wineries. One just wasn't enough.

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