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Puntarenas (Puerto Caldera) to the Panama Canal & Central America Azamara Journey Cruise Reviews

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Enjoyed the small ship experience; first Azamara cruise.

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EESTEIN
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

After flying in to San Jose, CR we stayed overnight at Apartotel La Sabana (very nice/good value) and toured across CR with a tour that we had arranged with 3 other couples through Odyssey Tours (very nice). Got a great view of Poas volcano, lunch at Freddo Fresas (great place) and stopped at La Paz Gardens (OK). We boarded the Journey in Puerto Caldera. The boarding experience was routine. We ...
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Sail Date: February 2016

Cabin Type: Club Veranda Stateroom


An Enjoyable Cruise

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CalCarl
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

This was our second Azamara cruise, last year we were on the Quest. This year we were looking for and booked a relaxing cruise which we picked up in Costa Rica and disembarked in San Pedro. As we live in Southern California, we had a low hassle commute to and from the ship. I wasn't expecting much in port calls and wasn't disappointed. Embarkation in Caldera was not well organized, but ...
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Sail Date: February 2016

Cabin Type: Club Veranda Stateroom


A Poor Cousin to Oceania

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Dittothecat
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This our first Azamara cruise. We have been on similar Oceania R class ships 5 times before. Although in the future we will continue book future cruises based on destination, we would much rather sail with Oceania. There is a much more corporate culture on board of providing service. The main dining room's food we felt compared very well to Oceania's. Service and ambiance however left ...
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Sail Date: February 2016


Last Cruise with Azamara

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dlsnyderpa
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We have cruised with Azamara before and were very pleased. This time we noticed a significant denigration with the quality of the food offered. There were always items at each meal that were acceptable. If we were cruising on a mass volume RCCL ship the food would have been considered good. However, we were on Royal Caribbean's luxury line, Azamara which competes with Oceania. A few examples ...
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Sail Date: February 2016


Great Panama Canal Cruise

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tango9
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Sailed on Azamara Journey through the Panama Canal , from Caldera, Costa Rica to Miami in early January, 2016. Service was , as usual , excellent. Ship was clean and cared for, the last sailing before the much anticipated dry dock, when there will be much upgrading. Had an obstructed oceanview, which was fine, although could not see much out the window due to the lifeboat (Cabin 6044). I think ...
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Sail Date: January 2016

Cabin Type: Club Oceanview Stateroom (obstructed view)


Nice crew, ship is being redone but is cozy size; MANY things need tweaking!

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Kalinta
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

My overall ranking would be good rather than average, but there is no option. They are re-doing the ship as of now. I hope they pay attention to my reviews. I enjoyed the first few days of the cruise. Trip was jan 3=13, journey. Panama canal, costa rica & other. My cabin was very nice as i was upgraded. (tiny bathroom but ok.) i thanked the desk on the first day. I bought my special meal ...
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Sail Date: January 2016

Cabin Type: Club Oceanview Stateroom


Panama Canal

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Oklahoma Girl
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We sailed from Costa Rica through the Panama Canal and to Miami from Jan. 3, 2016 to January 13, 2016 on the Journey. After I booked the cruise last July, I found out that the ship would go into dry-dock for a multi-million dollar overhaul at the end of our cruise. I was kind of concerned about what condition we would find the ship to be in when we embarked, but it was clean, beautiful, and did ...
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Sail Date: January 2016

Cabin Type: Club Veranda Stateroom


It was wonderful!

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LibraryJo
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We sailed on the Journey for a Panama Canal transit and it was wonderful! It was our first time on Azamara. I was a little nervous as it was "a luxury line" and we are just two unassuming retired folks. We found our fellow passengers down-to-earth and unpretentious. The cruise was very smooth. I usually have difficulty with my balance when I get off a ship but I haven't experienced that ...
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Sail Date: January 2016

Cabin Type: Club Oceanview Stateroom (obstructed view)


Disappointment

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Mature lady
2-5 Cruises • Age 80s

I was disappointed because I expected a better standard of cabin, food and entertainment. The cabin was shabby. The bed linen had seen better days and the valance was coming away from the mattress . There were stains on the carpet. The drawers were not easy to use and the furniture was scuffed. The food was mediocre - very dry chicken on two occasions . Fine dining however was very ...
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Sail Date: March 2015

Cabin Type: Club Oceanview Stateroom (porthole windows)


Azamara Revisited

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CarolBob
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

We had previously cruised on Azamara (3 Journey, 1 Quest) when they were seeking their niche. Now, several years later, the cruises are shorter now and much more expensive. However the cruise was worth every penny. The crew was outstanding, the food superb, and the overall management by Hotel Director Heike left nothing to be desired. Every effort was made to satisfy the passengers. We are ...
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Sail Date: March 2015

Cabin Type: Club Veranda Stateroom


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