Another great cruise on Adventure: Adventure of the Seas Cruise Review by Vercat067

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Another great cruise on Adventure

Sail Date: January 2012
Destination: Eastern Caribbean
Embarkation: San Juan
Boarding: we got to the pier around noon, dropped our luggage and went to priority line, which was not too long. We were with friends and in the shade so we talked and time passed quickly even though we were all looking forward to board the ship. Doors opened at 1:00 p.m. Once the doors opened it went rather quickly, we were on board by 1:25. All in all, better than I expected considering the horror stories of last few weeks.

Stateroom:: we were able to go to our cabins at 1:30.We had GS 1324, which i consider the best GS on the ship for its location. Our attendant was great, he kept place clean and provided me with anything I requested with a smile.

Cruise director: what a nice surprise....Richard Spacey as the cruise director. We had him on Oasis back in August and I consider him the most entertaining cruise director.

Portofinos: before we boarded, they decided to switch the mystery dinner to the night we had picked....Our group was not happy with that. More Thank God for Dina for fixing this for us and getting us the night we picked as the second best option. Place was packed, service was slow, but with a large table, we were 10, it is to be expected....but a tad too slow.... The only thing i do not like on that ship is the fact that there is only 1 specialty restaurant.

Diamond lounge: exceptional service in the lounge every night and the place was packed.

Concierge: Dina was great. She was able to get us the bridge tour. I wanted my husband to see that.

Excursions: we did not book any with the ship this time.

Dining: they had mixed up our linked reservations but did fix it, so everything worked out fine. Our waiters, were not that great this time around and not memorable, i cannot remember their name. The only one i remember is Igor from the first night and we could not keep him, since they switched us table. he dropped in to say Hi for the rest of the week since he was the table just on the other side of the wall.

Quest: well with Richard Spacey there and the participants....I must say i laughed a lot....never dull these nights!

70s night: I dress up and always have fun!!!!

Miami style deck party: our group had blast there until 2 am!!!!!!

Cafe Promenade: best place for pizza after dancing at Jesters!!! There was only 1 night, they did not have any around 2:30..What????

Condition of the ship: mini- golf....come on, its been a while, get on with it and fix, is fine, yes some carpets in some areas are starting to show a bit of wear and tear, but nothing so bad that I really stop and stare.

Getting off the ship: we left at 10:30 and it went quite fast....airport was another story. The line to get to the US Airways counter was half a mile long!!!!!

For us it was a cruise with friends..we had a blast and the week went way too fast!!!!!!! Less

Published 01/28/12
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