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Seabourn Odyssey Review

4.5 / 5.0
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193 reviews
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Caribbean cruise with a daily different port.. no days at sea

Review for Seabourn Odyssey to the Southern Caribbean
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bbwphd
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Jan 2019
Cabin: Veranda Suite

We liked this cruise because we don’t typically want days at sea. This was a St. Maartin to Barbados. Cruise was 7 nights which is short but perfect for us, especially on a ship with few entertainment options. The food was outstanding but selection was pretty much exactly the same each day. Occasionally an extra different main dish was offered in most restaurants. We would have liked to have some local food recipes offered but this was not the case. We could have been sailing anywhere in the world and have the same menus. For example, none of the restaurants offered any spicy food , jerk recipes, etc,

EACH OF THE Caribbean ports had beaches. Seabourn did not offer excursions on many of the ports. We did book a third party 7 hour snorkel, hike, swim option with Adventure Antigua which was terrific and less expensive than what was offered by the ship.

We were in a V4 room near the bow of the ship. Rm 702. It was a lock off from a large suite at the bow, but we never heard any noise from them. The only noise issue we had was a couple of nights/early morning from raising or lowering the anchor. Obviously that didn’t last long. Even though the ship was fully booked we never felt crowded. There were lots of nooks and places to hang out where we were virtually alone. The only issue around this is that there’s is only one small pool and most of the time it was full of people standing in it with cocktails. Impossible for a swim. One thing that we liked was several hot tubs on different decks. We didn’t see any children on the ship except babes in arms and that would make sense as there was little for young children to do.

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Veranda Suite

Cabin V4

Nice privacy on the veranda. No noise from other rooms or hall. Well equipped room with plenty of storage, and curtains to separate off living area. Excellent lighting. Only issue was just ONE outlet, and that was in the hall next to bathroom. We really had to juggle charging our phones, IPads, etc.

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