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Odyssey of the Seas Review

5.0 / 5.0
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55 reviews

Never again

Review for Odyssey of the Seas to the Eastern Mediterranean
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First Time Cruiser • Age 30s

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Sail Date: Jul 2022
Poolside a mess can’t ever find a seat. Towels everywhere, empty drinks. No one managed if seats were taken or filthy
Wonderland and chop only good spots to eat  but other ships do it better
Excursions are a joke and no maps don’t get the time for money spent. Have to keep up with the guide most of the time. 1hour taken into a conference hotel room to be pushed to buy jewelry before getting to site. Only 1hr 1/2 for site when takes 4hr 1/2 to explore
Santorini was to visit 2 cities only given an hour in each city which seemed like a trick to impulse buy things where we were left.
Was pushed to buy carpets here in a closed room. The purpose was to go to the ruins, but they decided our time and entry fee was not important
Athens guide wanted us to buy special coins at ruins then dropped us off 2 blocks away in a market area with many alleys. Purpose was to stop at a few locations to get us to buy things (even again gold jewelry). hard finding our way back- on the way we realize much better shops where on these streets( explains the run around). Again not much time at desired location.
No one getting service at seats making the bar crowded. Had to get up to get my own drink. Seemed like no real functioning serving sections or company over stretching the sections causing poor service.

Seemed like the whole time they were pushing to sell products(mostly jewelry). Took time out of the excursions/activities to sell us products even being pushy putting us in a closed rooms that felt like abduction. Gave no really time at all for the historical sites paid for. Regular dinning was bland and had multiple problems with main dinning. Ship activities having hidden prices till you show up. Wifi was terrible buying the package was useless. DJ was all over the place trying to please everyone. Good for poolside and drinks soooo might as well take a local cruise/ stay at a hotel. Will say cabin, cleaning service, crew cleanliness was amazing. Specially dinning was only worth it to go to wonderland and chop. Other ships give these places more room for decor that was missing. Don’t use this ship unless you have kids. Kids was the focus/ pushy up selling.

Cabin Review

Standard nothing special not much space in the other sections the cabin was not the problem everything else was.

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