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Rio de Janeiro Family Cruises Cruise Reviews

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Nice ship, sad itinerary

Review for Norwegian Star to South America

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cregger57
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

I am a Sapphire level cruiser with NCL. I have enjoyed cruising with them for years. I chose this cruise because I was in Brazil at the time and the cruise departed from Rio de Janeiro. The ship was recently refurbished and was in excellent shape. It is a smaller, older ship, and has few whistles and bells. It was kept immaculately clean. The crew were phenomenal, always friends and caring, ...
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Sail Date: December 2022

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Mini-Suite with Balcony


Never Cruise with Norwegian Star Again

Review for Norwegian Star to Transatlantic

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pegasusbora
10+ Cruises • Age 30s

I sailed with NCL Star ship Lisbon to Buenos Aires 21-day route (15-day Transatlantic and 7-day South America). During embarkation on Lisbon, they checked the vaccine status of passengers. During the trip, everybody seems ok for the first few days. Later at least half of the passengers start exhibiting severe cough, runny nose, and fever. Some of the passengers complained about losing smell and ...
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Sail Date: December 2022

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


MSC should be prosecuted for 'MIS-SELLING.'

Review for MSC Preziosa to Transatlantic

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hi ho happy
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Firstly I and tens of thousand of others are being 'MIS-SOLD'. The customer is given the opportunity and often pays extra to choose a balcony cabin or similar, only that MSC cannot be bothered to log the details and given a random cabin, yes we are in the computer age. This is a known issue with Cruise Consolidators and happened to us on MSC Seaview in December last year and the Preziosa in April ...
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Sail Date: April 2022


Worst ship ever

Review for Costa Pacifica to South America

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geronomo
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

just returned from south american cruise and was very very disappointed.We have cruised multiple times and have not seen the poor quality of ship and most of managerial staff. service was terrible.They DO NOT supply bar of soap, have one outlet in mini suite,give you two skimpy towels and you cannot reach room service. Only soap available is shower soap I had a mini suite with no assigned ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Mini Suite with Balcony


The Amazon

Review for Seven Seas Mariner to South America

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mogarian
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We wanted to visit the Amazon. It was worth the price of many sea days (which we normally try to minimize). We just returned, arriving in Miami Jan 6, 2020. It was a solid 4 star experience, based on 20 cruises on 12 cruise lines. The all-inclusive feature is nice, although for those of us who don’t drink, free alcohol is not a benefit. Not being nickel-dimed is worth it, unlike certain cruise ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Suite


Poor cuisine and lack of variety

Review for Seven Seas Mariner to South America

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werthdesign
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We were excited to take this cruise because we wanted to visit the Amazon. Additionally friends had told us how wonderful Regent Cruise lines is The shore trips were marginal and poorly executed. The guides were extremely inexperienced and lacked knowledge The best bird sightings were at the zoo in Manaus. Not what we expected. The food was barely average. It lacked creativity and ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


Cheap cruise with poor quality food

Review for Costa Fascinosa to South America

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Anne346
2-5 Cruises • Age 30s

The cruise was chosen as part of travel package. I have cruises before, but this was the worst for the following reasons: - Lack of food choices and repetitive. They serve pasta and spaghetti with light sauce, lack of flavouring - Entertainment all in Spanish (good for South American passengers) - Day of departure (must leave room by 8am) - Restaurants- can not chose where to sit and ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Inside Classic


Good but not great

Review for Crystal Symphony to South America

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carlheller
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

Dining in main dining room was average. However, the dining in the specialty restaurants was very good. Liked the choice of 5 dining options. High cost for tours. Best decision is to organize a private tour on Cruise Critic and use Tours by Locals. Overall service was very good. The butler was excellent and the cabin service was very good. Prices in the shops was way out of line. No general ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Cabin Type: Crystal Penthouse with Verandah


Crystal is tops

Review for Crystal Symphony to South America

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RonWL
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

I chose this cruise as a surprise Christmas present for my wife. We had been away from cruising for a couple years, and I remembered our Antarctic cruise with Crystal - just how great it was. Never been to Brazil, and now to see the refurbished Symphony - this was almost a "no brainer." I'm still a fan of traditional dining (not "any time"), and Crystal did that very well in the past. I'm ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Cabin Type: Penthouse with Verandah


Fun in the sunshine

Review for MSC Magnifica to Transatlantic

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Ann Leeds
6-10 Cruises • Age 80s

We chose this cruise because we could start our holiday in Rio de Janeiro, which is one of our two favourite destinations for overseas holidays. We knew we would get some warm winter sunshine, so precious for people in Britain. Of course as people know Rio is a fabulous place, having a wonderful coastline,lots of places to visit and a big vibrant city. The people are very kind and helpful and go ...
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Sail Date: March 2018

Cabin Type: Oceanview Stateroom


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