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Navigator of the Seas Review

4.5 / 5.0
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Wonderful transatlantic trip!

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Marauder41
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

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Sail Date: Apr 2013
Cabin: Superior Oceanview Stateroom with Balcony
Traveled with children

I sailed with my wife and my 4 year old daughter. Boarding the ship took about one and one-half hours. I had arranged for our stateroom to be decorated for my daughters birthday and our anniversary. We arrived at our stateroom to find it beatifully decorated with a not for my wife and daughter from me. A great way to start the trip. I have been disappointed in the past by other cruise lines. Our cabin steward, Golda was outstanding. During our trip she made a different towel animal every night for my daughter, she was very easy to work with, if we were not out of our cabin by the time she finished working she offered to come back when we were ready. Our room was always immaculate, a very difficult task considering we have a 4 year old. We ate at Portfino the first night, the food and the service were outstanding. We said we would go back another night. The crew on the ship is extremely friendly, not once in 15 days did I pass a crew member and not get at least a greeting.

We saw several shows while onboard, the juggler was funny and included my daughter in the show, so that was one of my favorites. But, the ice skating show is not to be missed. The other shows we saw were good, nothing great.

The food outside of the pay restaurants was also very good. The main dining room always had something very good on the menu. The night they served lobster I was very skeptical to even try it, because I am from Maine and I am almost always disappointed with cruise ship lobster. Our waiter convinced me and I am glad he did, it was very good. My only complaint would be at the buffet for breakfast, it did not have the variety that I have had on other ships. Our waiters in the main dining room were exceptional. Fahmi and Christian could not have been better. They were always right there to meet any need you had. They were also very fiendly. If I took another cruise on this ship I would want them back to be my waiters. The head waiter Leslie, was also excellent. He always took the time to stop and say hi, on several nights he made my daughter napkin animals. He also brought her plates of beef carpaccio that he found out she liked.

Cabin Review

Superior Oceanview Stateroom with Balcony

Cabin D3

We arrived at our stateroom to find it beatifully decorated with a not for my wife and daughter from me. A great way to start the trip. I have been disappointed in the past by other cruise lines. Our cabin steward, Golda was outstanding. During our trip she made a different towel animal every night for my daughter, she was very easy to work with, if we were not out of our cabin by the time she finished working she offered to come back when we were ready. Our room was always immaculate, a very difficult task considering we have a 4 year old. I liked the location, far enough away from the elevators to keep it quiet.

Port Reviews

Ponta Delgada

A pretty Island with weather like florida. In town we found some good restaurants and shopping. The tour we took of Sete Ciudades was not that great, I would do Furnas Valley or another one.

Rome (Civitavecchia)

I would recommend finding your own transportation from Civitivecchia to Roma. I thought abouth a taxi to the train. I am very happy I did not do that, it would have been a mess. We chose AIM Limo, Ivano is great, very friendly and helpful. Roma is beautiful with so much to see. Everyone should see it at least once.

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