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Empress of the Seas Review

3.0 / 5.0
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1390 reviews
13 Awards

Small Ship which makes it easy to navigate, best service and crew!

Review for Empress of the Seas to the Western Caribbean
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10+ Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Aug 2019
Cabin: Ocean View Stateroom

We just got off this excellent ship after a six day cruise. Both my husband and I have physical limitations, he used a scooter the entire time, and I used a cane. This was the first cruise I can remember where when you went to get on the elevators, people held the door for you, stepped off to let you on, and helped you in ever way they could. No pushing and rushing in front of you to get on! A much different attitude.

In the Windjammer, people were polite, and the crew always tried to help you in carrying your food to your table, and then even once you were seated they came over to see it they could go and get you anything. I can't remember a nicer, caring crew. When I spoke to one of the supervisors about the attitude, he told me that because it is a small ship, the crew is like family and like working together. You could tell!

Yes, the cabins are small and do not have a lot of storage. Lacked a refrigerator,but would supply ice if you asked. There were a lot of hangers in the cabinet, but wished there were more drawers, also the handles to open the drawers were on the bottom, so in order to open the bottom drawer, the handle was on the floor. The bed was very hard, and was a problem after a couple of days.

Cabin Review

Ocean View Stateroom

Cabin 2N

Small cabin, needs more drawer storage or at least shelves in the closet. had to stack clothes on top of the safe in the closet.

Lots of hangers

Small bathroom and shower, but it works

Port Reviews

Key West

Had been to Key West make times, stayed on board, and enjoyed the pool


Good shopping

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