Grande Mariner Review

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This cruise was outstanding

Review for the USA Cruise on Grande Mariner
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6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Aug 2017

We have always wanted to go to Lake Mackinac and were delighted with all you can see and do on this island including The Grand Hotel which was awesome. Payment to enter is waived for all Blount customers. All the ports were certainly worth seeing and all of the tour stops were great. The Captain took pains to steer around any rough weather spots on this cruise and kept us informed regularly. The staff and all of them were simply outstanding, most helpful and took great care of the passengers. We had 66 folks on board from all over the U.S. We got to know each other fairly quickly and quite a few friendships were formed. The ship brought in entertainment in the evenings which was enjoyable.

The boat has an outstanding chef and the food was well prepared and well presented. Wine and beer are served with lunch and dinner. Fresh homemade Snacks were available throughout the day. While on this short cruise we had TWO open bars with outstanding appetizers. The tours were excellent. Some were free and some had a modest charge.

The Grand Mariner is NOT a large river boat such as we have taken in Europe.

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Cabin 3

We generally were there only to sleep. The shower is separate from the bathroom.

The beds were comfortable. The service, making beds, cleaning, fresh towels, was done between 9:30 and 11:00 A.M. You need not bring any soap or lotions.

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