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Enchantment of the Seas Cruise Review
4.0 / 5.0
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Fun few days

Enchantment of the Seas Cruise Review by spunke

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: Aug 2017
  • Destination: the Bahamas
  • Cabin Type: Junior Suite with Balcony

This was our 17th cruise so we are not newbies. We enjoy the convince of cursing and find it a fun way to get away. We typically cruise Celebrity or RCCL and this is our first cruise under a week long. Here is a brief review:

Highs:

-Crew- always fun and helpful

-Jr Suite- worth the extra price for the room

-Chops - in a word- Awesome

-Main dinning room- very good

-Spa/gym- just ok- needs more room

-Embarkation and disembarkation- fast and easy

-Muster in 98 degree heat- I know it is needed but Celebrity does it in a lounge not in the heat- People were ready to faint.

Lows:

-Ship- the Enchantment is a very tired vessel. It really needs lots of work. Having said that it was always clean and it didn't deter from our trip.

-Ports- what do you expect from a 3 day trip? Cococay and Nassau?? Just ok-

-Crown and Anchor- POOR- such poor option for a group of loyal customers. Provide better choices and offer less numbers. Who wants a bad glass of red wine for free??

-Jr Suite- good space but zero Suite benefits- they charged you for a real breakfast in the room? Really??

-Cabana in Cococay- worth it from the standpoint of being away from the crowd but not worth $172 for a couple necessary.

All in all- it was a worthwhile 3 days and allowed us to get away form work and life. I was surprised how a 3 day cruise trip provided us that Caribbean feel in such a short time.

I would go again- but I would prefer a better ship if possible.


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Cabin Review

Junior Suite with Balcony
Cabin JS 8640

Vert tired room and lots of rust on the balcony and old fixtures. The toilet wouldn't flush many times and I had to call several times to get it corrected. They were on it and did a great job. There is only so much you can do with a ship that old.

Also- suite guest are afforded a free American breakfast in the room. Jr Suites- are NOT??? why the distinction?? Not sure. the cost id $7.95/breakfast. Really RCCL- you couldn't throw in breakfast??


Port & Shore Excursion Reviews

Nassau

Walked to a public beach near by. Nassau is not a nice place. Lots of people bugging you and didn't always feel safe.

Ok- very relaxing but not sure it is worth the price for what you receive.

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