Columbus Cruise Review by Deb jordan
We chose it for the destination The food was awful 2* is being generous. The breakfast was the same very day greasy hard bacon cheap nasty sausage never changed . Every day was a stir fry or some obscure meat like beef cheeks nasty cheap food by the end of the cruise so many people were eating from the kids section as the food was slightly better. if you are vegetarian you would really struggle veggie curry and rice or cheese and salad . No late food apart from 11 to 11 30 when plates of Iceland type buffet food was taken Around the bars. You felt like a penguin being given fish . Most staff rude especially reception we went to complain about the lack of sun beds 450 for 1400 passengers.the receptionist rolled her eyes and picked up the phone twice while we were talking . People were taking sun beds when someone went for food and leaving belongings piled on the floor . There were arguments and near fights every day . The Crewe had their own deck with around 30 beds that weren’t being used we got a sun bed twice in 15 days and it was taken when we went for lunch . People were sitting on chairs taken from the buffet as there was nowhere to sit.we ended up going to the speciality restaurants they were a bit better but you shouldn’t have to pay . Entertainment was awful singers screeched out of tune people got up and walked out including us.
We went to Tenerife on a Sunday everywhere was shut . Some of the places visited were too short 4 hours not enough time .
Kids in pools couldn’t use till day ten when the made one adult only
We lost tv signal on 3rd day .
Incompetent management it all needs a massive review
All in all this was my tenth and by far the worst cruise I would never sail with them again or recommend them to anyone I know .
Deb jordan’s Full Rating Summary
Cabin was ok tired needs modernising . Shower hard to get right temperature toilet had to be mended lighting poor
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