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Empress of the Seas Review

3.0 / 5.0
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1388 reviews
13 Awards

Tired ship but great entertainment

Review for Empress of the Seas to the Western Caribbean
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IT_mom
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

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Sail Date: Dec 2019
Cabin: Junior Suite with Balcony

Let me start by saying this ship was supposed to go to Cuba but now that port is closed to ships from the US. I'm hoping that if Cuba reopens RCI will give this ship the facelift it deserves. At this point the ship really damages the Royal Caribbean brand.

We choose this sailing because it was convenient embarkation around some business meetings. We knew it was a small ship but did not expect the poor condition, low quality accommodations and poor quality and inadequate food choices.

The dining room was very pretty and had a nice piano player during dinner. We met some amazing people who we have become fast friends with. The Windjammer was horrible: dated and worn furniture, horrible line management, and overall poor quality food.

Cabin Review

Junior Suite with Balcony

A small but nice balcony but with damaged furniture and a view including very rusted ship parts. The tiny bathroom, little storage, dirty and very worn furniture was a disappointment. However the suite was very conveniently located.

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