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Serenade of the Seas Cruise Review
4.5 / 5.0
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1,679 Reviews

We saw so much in 13 days. Whirlwind pace..amazing ports of call.

Serenade of the Seas Cruise Review by Jgoldader

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: Jul 2017
  • Destination: the Baltic Sea
  • Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony

Staff great with exception of crown and anchor director who seemed to cater to a select few. Very evident that ship is in desperate need of updating. Had a balcony yet cabin was smaller than a postage stamp..not much can be changed there. You get spoiled on a larger ship. Will keep this in mind when booking next cruise. Children allowed in pools constantly and hot tubs became swimming pools for the children. Saw a baby with parents who was not trained in the pool on numerous occasions and in hot tub when signs clearly state no children who are not trained. KIDS allowed to jump in the pools when again signs clearly state this is prohibited. When I told the attendant, he stated that this could not be enforced. TAKE THE SIGNS DOWN IF YOU HAVE NO INTENTION OF ENFORCING THEM. NOT A PLEASANT EXPERIENCE AT THE POOLS AND HOT TUBS DURING THE HOURS KIDS WERE PRESENT. We are glad we are Crown and Anchor but see so many cutbacks since we began cruising in 1982. Sad. Do not want Royal Caribbean to become like Carnival. Food was good but again quality has slipped somewhat. Dining service outstanding..great personable staff.


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Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony
Cabin E2 8616

Very small and outdated.


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