Having been on Legend and Radiance of the Seas I was expecting
more. The service was generally outstanding. The decor was, shall
we say subdued. The cabins were small compared to other lines.
It apparently had a refurbishment last year but the cabins
mustn't have seen that refurb.
The cabin steward was rarely seen and didn't make himself known
until day 3.
The dining room staff were outstanding but the food was variable
from quite good to not very good.
Radiance the previous year was excellent by comparison. The
portions varied hugely - e.g. starters were sometimes as large as
main/entrees and vice versa. Some menu items were not able to be
delivered towards the end of the cruise because, according to
staff, some food items had run out. The Windjammer buffet food was
The cruise Director - Luke - was excellent and the entertainers
were very good also.
The cabin TV programming was appalling. A few incorrect public
announcements made custom clearance and disembarkation slow and
frustrating. Overall it was far from the best cruise ever