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Ventura Review

4.0 / 5.0
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803 reviews

Mostly good - but flaws

Review for Ventura to the Mediterranean
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10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Mar 2019
Cabin: Outside Twin with Balcony and Shower

Happy 12-day cruise but just sometimes food quality was surprisingly poor. Potatoes with black rotting areas and occasionally not hot. Staff in smart restaurants and buffet were hard-working, helpful and pleasant.

Often a feeding frenzy in buffet servery which is too crowded sometimes and too small. One area is opened while the other closes. Ideally should both be open. All made worse by impatient passengers who don't like queuing. Also, despite polite request notes on each table asking diners to vacate once finished eating, there are some who seem to camp there for an hour or two chatting, dozing or reading books while others search for seats.

Some ignore hand sanitisers in restaurants.

Cabin Review

Outside Twin with Balcony and Shower

Well serviced twice daily by stretched staff. Interiors were good and clean but perhaps a bit "tired."

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