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Vision of the Seas Review

3.5 / 5.0
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1229 reviews
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Great cruise along the Panama Canal

Review for Vision of the Seas to the Panama Canal & Central America
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custard75
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

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Sail Date: Oct 2019
Cabin: Ocean View

Embarked in Miami - was on board quickly and cabins opened by 1.15pm. We tried the assisted boarding as my dad has bad arthritis and struggles to walk far now. We waited in an area with an awful lot of others in the same position and after 15 minutes were taken up an escalator and basically it cut quite a bit of walking out.

Deck 3 Oceanview 3096 and 3094 - nice big window with blackout blinds and net curtain. Cabins right by the lifts and stairs at the back of the ship.

The bed in 3096 was so hard - my steward got me a soft top for the mattress but I still had a bad back most mornings.

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Ocean View

Deck 3 Oceanview 3096 and 3094 - nice big window with blackout blinds and net curtain. Cabins right by the lifts and stairs at the back of the ship.

The bed in 3096 was so hard - my steward got me a soft top for the mattress but I still had a bad back most mornings.

No coolers (fridges) in these rooms. We were advised we had to request them prior to the crrise (nobody told us) or we needed them for medicines. Anyway by day 2 they did manage to find us some. Bathroom looks like it has been refurbished with new sink, cabinet and push button toilets.

I did find the spy hole on the door annoying at night as it let a lot of light in so I used the do not disturb magnet to block this off at night. The door was also a poor fit and let a lot of light in at night to the left but this was not too noticeable as the bed was right by the window.

The shower head would not stay still, it kept twisting to the left which was annoying. The sink smelt like it needed a good plunge and a clean of the overflow which was dirty.

Unfortunately 3096 is right below a room on the floor above before you head into the dining room. Whilst this is not a cabin, it is used by the crew etc. For rehearsals late at night. It sounded like a heard of elephants above and one night I went upstairs and asked them what they were doing. I was told they were rehearsing and would be another 20 minutes - basically didn't care less attitude.

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