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Riviera Review

4.5 / 5.0
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691 reviews
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If I could only give it zero stars I would

Review for Riviera to the Mediterranean
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Skbg
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

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Sail Date: Jul 2018
Cabin: Penthouse Suite
Traveled with children

I’m used to have always gone on sea goddess back in its day and crystal, so unfortunately my standards are really high. This cruise ship made me hate cruising forever.

I don’t understand the hype. Old cruise ship trying to squeeze out every penny from you by investing the minimum.

The food is awful at the main dining room. My sons school cafeteria lunches are superior.

Cabin Review

Penthouse Suite

Tiny little rooms with obstructed view due to the top floor being much longer. Couldn’t see much from our verandah.

Port Reviews

Crete (Heraklion)

Horrible port. Not much to do

Jerusalem (Ashdod)

Unfortunately our captain knew there were issues in Ashdod and waited until the last minute to announce we would have to go to Haifa. Why didn’t he divert himself in the middle of the night as my driver apparently already knew the night before we were going to Haifa the next day. It could also avoided us having to. Wake up at 5a, for nothing

Haifa (Tel Aviv)

Wished we wouldn’t have wasted a day based on poor choices from the captain

Rhodes

Captain never arrived there due to a bit of wind (hello meltemi!) Very disappointed as I was looking forward to going

Patmos

Ok

Santorini

Ok

Limassol

Not much ch to do there..,

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