• Help Ukrainian Families in Need: World Central Kitchen Donation Match
  • Newsletter
  • Write a Review
  • Boards
  • Deals
  • Find a Cruise
  • Reviews
  • News
  • Cruise Tips

Azamara Journey Review

4.5 / 5.0
Editor Rating
791 reviews
67 Awards

Port Intensive Cruise to the Middle East

Review for Azamara Journey to the Eastern Mediterranean
User Avatar
10+ Cruises • Age 90s

Rating by category

Public Rooms
Fitness & Recreation

Additional details

Sail Date: Oct 2017
Cabin: Club Interior Stateroom

We sailed on the Azamara Journey 18 months ago and really enjoyed it so we decided to book this cruise from Athens to Dubai. We arrived after 2:30 pm so embarkation was a breeze. The ship came out of dry dock just prior to our cruise 18 months ago and the refurb is showing it’s age especially in the staterooms. The bathroom shower is wallpapered and starting to peel and the floor of the bathroom is a vinyl tile. This is not what I would expect from an upper Premium cruise line.

The menus in the main dining room have meant less choices that our last cruise, especially the lunch menu. Very few choices and a buffet station every day. I find it difficult to understand why one would choose to go to the main dining room at lunch to stand in line for a stir fry or pasta.

Some evenings the food was excellent others very poor. We ordered salmon and seared scallops and they were both raw. Considering that we were under a code 3 for norovirus, I would have expected more care to be taken with food preparation.

Cabin Review

Club Interior Stateroom

Cabin 11

Bathroom is terribly small.

previous reviewnext review

Find an Azamara Journey Cruise from $1,359

Want to cruise smarter?
Get expert advice, insider tips and more.
By proceeding, you agree to Cruise Critic’s Privacy and Cookies Statement and Terms of Use.