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Walt wrote a review Oct. 2020
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This last cruise we had was our 10th cruise with Royal Caribbean. We rarely have any problems when we cruise with Royal Caribbean. My wife and I really enjoyed the balcony room. We enjoyed being able to sit outside to enjoy the quiet and look for dolphins. All of our meals in the main dining room and windjammer were always great. We had dinner once at Jamie’s Italian Restaurant, and that was great also. There was always something to do everyday. There were also some good concerts and musicals. I think the only bad parts of the cruise is that the elevators are hard to get, and when you get one, it’s usually full. The other bad part of any cruise is they’re not long enough. We shopped at Majesty Jewelers at the Harbor Cruise Terminal in St. Maarten, and Charlie was very helpful to my wife when she was trying to find something special for our upcoming wedding anniversary. We looked in other jewelry stores, and always ended up coming back to Majesty Jewelers at the Harbor Cruise Terminal in St Maarten.
St. John’s beach in Antigua was beautiful. It rained in St. Lucia. We walked around and shopped in St. Kitts(not sure about beaches). In San Juan, we walked around Old San Juan during the San Sebastián Festival and looked for souvenirs and then went to Senior Frogs for lunch.
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Sail Date: January 2020
Cabin Type: Balcony
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Destination: Caribbean
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Royal Caribbean Anthem of the Seas

141 reviews
Traveller (1,488)
Common Areas (2,069)
Dining and Bars (1,022)
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Itinerary
7 Night Cruise to the Bahamas
Departure date
Sunday, 21-11-14
Route
Bayonne (Cape Liberty), Port Canaveral (Orlando), Perfect Day at CocoCay, Nassau, Bayonne (Cape Liberty)
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Overview

About
Passengers: 4,180   |   Crew: 1,500
Passengers to crew: 2.79:1
Passengers to space: 40.3:1
Launched: 2015   

Decks

  • Deck 3
  • Deck 4
  • Deck 5
  • Deck 6
  • Deck 7
  • Deck 8
Additional decks
Deck 3 layout
Cabins
  Ocean View (2N)  
  Ocean View (1N)  
  Spacious Ocean View (1M)  
  Interior with Virtual Balcony (2U)  
 
Amenities
The Grande
Casino Royale
Chic
Music Hall

Cabins

Balcony
Cabin size: 119 - 272 sq. ft.
Connected rooms: 378
Accessible rooms: 12
Maximum passengers: 4
Number of cabins: 1436

Activities & entertainment

Activities (35)
  • Arcade*
  • Casino Royale*
  • CruiseCritic Meet and Mingle
  • Dance Classes
  • Dance Classes
  • Dance Parties
  • Fitness Classes*
  • FlowRider
  • Gaming Area
  • Hot Tubs (4)
  • Library
  • North Star
  • North Star
  • Pool Games
  • Pools (4)
  • RipCord by iFLY*
  • Rock Climbing Wall
  • Running Track
  • Scavenger Hunts
  • SeaPlex*
  • SeaTrek
  • Sports Court
  • Sports Tournament
  • The Living Room
  • The Workshop
  • Trivia
  • Vitality At Sea Fitness Center
  • Vitality At Sea Spa*
  • Wine Tasting*
  • Xbox
  • Zipline
  • Waterslides
  • Adventure Ocean
  • Adventure Ocean
  • Fuel Teen Disco
Entertainment (13)
  • Live Music
  • Deck Parties
  • Demonstrations
  • Game Broadcasts
  • Game Shows
  • Karaoke
  • Music Hall
  • Poolside Movies
  • Royal Esplanade
  • The Royal Theatre
  • The Royal Theatre
  • Two70°
  • Wellness Lectures
Dining (26)
  • American Icon Grill - American
  • The Grande - American
  • Izumi - Asian*
  • Silk - Asian*
  • Wonderland - Avant Garde*
  • SeaPlex Doghouse - Casual
  • Windjammer Marketplace - Casual
  • Cafe @ Two70° - Casual Bites
  • Solarium Bistro - Casual Fare
  • Chic - Contemporary
  • Johnny Rockets - Fast Food*
  • Coastal Kitchen - Fusion
  • Michael's Genuine Pub - Gastropub*
  • Prime Table - Gourmet*
  • North Star Bar - Iconic Bar*
  • Jamie's Italian - italian*
  • Boleros - Latin bar*
  • Schooner Bar - Nautical bar*
  • Café Promenade - pastries
  • La Patisserie - pastries
  • Sorrentos - Pizza
  • Pool Bar - Pool Bar*
  • Bionic Bar - Robot Bar*
  • Chops Grille - Steakhouse*
  • Sky Bar - Top Deck Bar*
  • Vintages - Wine Bar*
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Traveller rating
  • 72
  • 33
  • 13
  • 7
  • 16
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Walt wrote a review Oct. 2020
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This last cruise we had was our 10th cruise with Royal Caribbean. We rarely have any problems when we cruise with Royal Caribbean. My wife and I really enjoyed the balcony room. We enjoyed being able to sit outside to enjoy the quiet and look for dolphins. All of our meals in the main dining room and windjammer were always great. We had dinner once at Jamie’s Italian Restaurant, and that was great also. There was always something to do everyday. There were also some good concerts and musicals. I think the only bad parts of the cruise is that the elevators are hard to get, and when you get one, it’s usually full. The other bad part of any cruise is they’re not long enough. We shopped at Majesty Jewelers at the Harbor Cruise Terminal in St. Maarten, and Charlie was very helpful to my wife when she was trying to find something special for our upcoming wedding anniversary. We looked in other jewelry stores, and always ended up coming back to Majesty Jewelers at the Harbor Cruise Terminal in St Maarten. St. John’s beach in Antigua was beautiful. It rained in St. Lucia. We walked around and shopped in St. Kitts(not sure about beaches). In San Juan, we walked around Old San Juan during the San Sebastián Festival and looked for souvenirs and then went to Senior Frogs for lunch.
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Alison wrote a review May 2020
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Everything was wonderful! Entertainment was Good for the most part and Our waiters at dinner were exceptional .
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Terri W wrote a review Mar. 2020
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Had a wonderful cruise.The ship was clean, The crew was friendly, the dinners in main dining room was delicious the desserts were the bomb! Will sail with them again as soon as they get back to running!
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Paul E wrote a review Mar. 2020
St. Catharines, Canada177 contributions4 helpful votes
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Difficult to describe how wonderful the whole trip on the ship was because not a single thing went wrong or was a letdown! EVERYTHING worked according to the plan and actually far better than we expected. We experienced one delightful moment after another. The food was simply marvelous, the activities plentiful, the evening show “one of a kind” etc. The staff were so attentive to all the details for our comfort and pleasure. The ports and beaches were fantastic. This might have been our first cruise, but we had the experience and help of several people who combined, had well over 100 cruises under their belts and were familiar with all the details. They “prepared” us for this journey and yet could not have conveyed half of it; the experience was so much more sublime. Thank you Anthem of Seas.
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JJEandE wrote a review Mar. 2020
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My wife and I decided to spend the money for the grand loft suite star class on Anthem of the seas. Hefty price tag but first ever cruise for the family we wanted to do it right. When considering the price remember what is included in the price. Unlimited drink package, unlimited internet for 4 devices, all inclusive specialty dining, full laundry service ( having no clothes to wash when you get home is awesome!) And then there is the Royal Genie. Never had anything like that and did not know what to expect. In short, Awesome. Derick is a mind reader! He absolutely took all of the stress off of vacation. He did it all! Want to see a show...Done seats reserved snacks and drinks waiting for you. Specialty restaurant last minute...done. Behind the scenes tours, bridge, shows etc... done. But the absolute best part! He was just an awesome person! he made our entire family feel so welcome. Between Derick and the team at the coastal kitchen we are absolutely sold on Royal Caribbean. I am sure other cruise lines are wonderful as well but I doubt they will get a chance from us being that Derick, (Royal Genie) Jenie, Joe, Indy, Iputo, and the rest of the gang at coastal kitchen completely won us with customer service! We did not meet anyone that was not great on board but these guys really made the trip special. ( Also Jesus and Hani the room attendants!) Bottom line if you do the math the star class is more expensive, with all the inclusion it may not completely make up the price difference. but the absolute zero stress more than makes up for it! Just the embarkation/Disembarkation process is worth a ton! If you are considering it I say do it. One major consideration, you will be ruined for cruising any other way.
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