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Age: 33

Occupation:registered nurse

Number of Cruises: 2

Cruise Line: Royal Caribbean

Ship: Anthem Of The Seas

Sailing Date: 2017-02-27

Itinerary: bahamas

There were many areas of this cruise that were poor to average. I have only gone on one other cruise, which I had similar complaints with but not nearly as many and it was A LOT cheaper! The overall appearance of the ship was pleasant. Common areas were clean, bathrooms frequently smelt like port-a-potties. Cabin was a decent size, as was the balcony. Our cabin attendant was amazing, he brought us fresh ice twice a day as well as fresh towels. Dining options were scarce, unless you wanted to pay extra. The main dining hall food was great, we ate there almost every dinner, unfortunately the service was not so great. In fact most of the service on the entire ship was awful, everyone appeared to be miserable, and could careless about providing good customer service and maintaining a pleasant atmosphere for the guests on the ship. Buffet food was tolerable but it was mass chaos the way they have it set up.

The absolute worst part of the entire cruise was the fact that there was no entertainment!!! One night there was a Journey cover band that was good, but the rest of the week it was awful. A few of the nights there was a silent dance party!!! Everyone had headphones on and they were all dancing on the dance floor which mostly included kids, it was completely ridiculous. Most nights a horrible dj (Dj Franz) would come on, sometimes not even until after midnight. He would then play music that would clear the dance floor, and just let the song continue to play out even though it stopped all of the 20 or so people from dancing and having a good time. Even after requesting music, he would continue his playlist and not take any requests. The music during the day was non-existent!! There were no fun games outside, except the last day. I was with a few people and we ended bringing a speaker with us everyday. I mean how can you have fun in the sun with absolutely no tunes!!

My other main issue is the KIDS!!! They were everywhere, including bars! They had absolutely no limits. They were all out of control, no manners, no respect for any person on the ship, just absolute brats! I know RC has no control over the kids, but they need to create no kids zones, and not just at the solarium. They were allowed to roam in bars until midnight, and even after that they would hardly enforce this. They also only had a curfew of 1am, I am sorry but that needs to be a lot earlier.

Overall I enjoyed my cruise, the only reason I did was the fact that we had a few days of really nice weather, and I was on vacation, but I do wish I spent my $3000 on a different one!

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