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We booked a two weeks cruise. The first week was OK, but the second week was a hugh disappointment as the exactly same menus had been offered as during the previous week, as well as the shows in the Lyric theatre, also many activities such as 'sexiest man alive' etc. The food in the main restaurant was just OK as long as you did stick to 'American way cooking'. Whenever you choose a French or Italian dish, you had been completely disappointed. -- Our two waiters Nitesh and Saheb had been extraordinarily kind, efficient and nice. Stateroom was comfortable with a pleasantly large shower (larger than many other ships), however there were no amenities at all (such as q-tips, ouatte, slippers, body lotion, shower cap etc). We also missed a kettle and the minibar was empty. You could only order 'packages' for the minibar. The balcony was quite spacious with two really comfortable chairs and a coffee table. The Adventure of the Seas shows its age but is well maintained and all outlets, WC etc are clean and nicely designed. Activities are typically 'American way' : terribly loud, with lots of shouting of the cruise directors and the guests had to shout back. For an European a real no go but obviousely the many Hispanic guests on the ship did like it. During the 'sea days' we tried the water slides, mini golf, table tennis, hot tubs what had been fun. Excursions through the Ship were completely overpriced - booking through viator.com was much cheaper and much more pleasant as there had been small groups only (minibuses) and not waiting on the pier for 30 minutes in the hot sun until departure of the tours. Shops on the ship did not invite an European for shopping: cheap stuff, but highly priced, nothing interesting, of fashion etc.

After one week all is repeated: Food, Entertainment, Activities

Adventure of the Seas Cruise Review by Swisscity

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: April 2018
  • Destination: Southern Caribbean
  • Cabin Type: Spacious Ocean View Balcony
We booked a two weeks cruise. The first week was OK, but the second week was a hugh disappointment as the exactly same menus had been offered as during the previous week, as well as the shows in the Lyric theatre, also many activities such as 'sexiest man alive' etc.

The food in the main restaurant was just OK as long as you did stick to 'American way cooking'. Whenever you choose a French or Italian dish, you had been completely disappointed. -- Our two waiters Nitesh and Saheb had been extraordinarily kind, efficient and nice.

Stateroom was comfortable with a pleasantly large shower (larger than many other ships), however there were no amenities at all (such as q-tips, ouatte, slippers, body lotion, shower cap etc). We also missed a kettle and the minibar was empty. You could only order 'packages' for the minibar. The balcony was quite spacious with two really comfortable chairs and a coffee table.

The Adventure of the Seas shows its age but is well maintained and all outlets, WC etc are clean and nicely designed.

Activities are typically 'American way' : terribly loud, with lots of shouting of the cruise directors and the guests had to shout back. For an European a real no go but obviousely the many Hispanic guests on the ship did like it.

During the 'sea days' we tried the water slides, mini golf, table tennis, hot tubs what had been fun.

Excursions through the Ship were completely overpriced - booking through viator.com was much cheaper and much more pleasant as there had been small groups only (minibuses) and not waiting on the pier for 30 minutes in the hot sun until departure of the tours.

Shops on the ship did not invite an European for shopping: cheap stuff, but highly priced, nothing interesting, of fashion etc.
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Spacious Ocean View Balcony
Cabin 2B 9526
Stateroom was comfortable with a pleasantly large shower (larger than many other ships), however there were no amenities at all (such as q-tips, ouatte, slippers, body lotion, shower cap etc). We also missed a kettle and the minibar was empty. You could only order 'packages' for the minibar. The balcony was quite spacious with two really comfortable chairs and a coffee table.
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