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We chose this itinerary because of the ports, and were excited to try Royal Caribbean again after quite a few years. Serenade of the seas was outdated, boring, lack of good entertainment and activities. Food in the the Windjammer was terrible. Main dining room was mediocre at best, the waitstaff was excellent though, all the crew were excellent, no complaints on that aspect. No Caribbean music at the pool, they played 70's and 80's music the whole cruise. Didn't even feel like we were on a Caribbean cruise! Movies on the big screen were hard to watch with all the black spots/bad pixels. Who wants to watch red bull advertising on a movie screen by the pool! come on we are in the Caribbean, that's all they ever played during the day. No poolside activities worth anything, come on a belly flop and a sexy man contest on an 11 day cruise....boring. I guess if your over 65 this cruise is for you, most guests were geriatric. Sorry to say but it's the truth. Room was okay, our room Stewart was very nice and helpful. Shore excursions were over priced and didn't deliver(Picture Aruba and sunset cruise in Curacao...don't waste your money)

Great ports, but ship is boring and outdated.

Serenade of the Seas Cruise Review by dmdorosz

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We chose this itinerary because of the ports, and were excited to try Royal Caribbean again after quite a few years. Serenade of the seas was outdated, boring, lack of good entertainment and activities. Food in the the Windjammer was terrible. Main dining room was mediocre at best, the waitstaff was excellent though, all the crew were excellent, no complaints on that aspect.

No Caribbean music at the pool, they played 70's and 80's music the whole cruise. Didn't even feel like we were on a Caribbean cruise! Movies on the big screen were hard to watch with all the black spots/bad pixels. Who wants to watch red bull advertising on a movie screen by the pool! come on we are in the Caribbean, that's all they ever played during the day.

No poolside activities worth anything, come on a belly flop and a sexy man contest on an 11 day cruise....boring.

I guess if your over 65 this cruise is for you, most guests were geriatric. Sorry to say but it's the truth.

Room was okay, our room Stewart was very nice and helpful.

Shore excursions were over priced and didn't deliver(Picture Aruba and sunset cruise in Curacao...don't waste your money)
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Ocean View Balcony
Cabin 1D 1518
Cabin was smaller than most other ships we have been on, balcony was a good size.
Deck 9 Inside Cabins, Balcony Cabins, Suite Cabins

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