Sunday, February 21, 2016

Anthem of the Seas - The forgotten Cruise

Unless you live under a rock, you have probably heard about the terrible storm the Anthem of the seas drove through the week of the February 7th sailing. The story was a headline on mainstream media the entire week as the cruise limped back to the Bayonne NJ port, the coast guard waiting to inspect the ship. I’m not here to tell you about that storm. I’m here to tell you about the forgotten passengers, those of us on the very next sailing that left February 13th. 

In the week leading up to departure, we were all unsure that our sailing was even on. We received no e-mail, phone call, etc from Royal Caribbean acknowledging the incident. Any information we learned of our upcoming cruise came from the news, or even the cruise critic message boards. The morning of departure, we were extremely relieved to board the ship, assuming that Royal Caribbean had time to get everything in order for our sailing. My husband Brian and I went to our stateroom, and were even more relieved to see it was clean, no signs at all that there had been anything wrong the week prior.


That relief, however, was short lived, as we soon realized that not all was well on the upper decks of the ship. The first thing we noticed was the cold. Granted, we are sailing from NJ in the dead of winter, so we were not expecting tropical weather the first 2 days. But, on this especially cold 20 degree morning, we wondered why it felt just as cold inside of the ship as it was outside. Then it became clear - one of the doors at the Windjammer, the buffet restaurant on deck 14, was broken, and the cold air was seeping in. Further inspection of the deck revealed 2 missing glass panels from the ceiling of the indoor pool area.

We spent the majority of the first day wandering around the ship and witnessing some of the damage on decks 14 and 15 - which you can see in the below video we took. In addition to the broken door and missing glass panels, you will see there was still some broken glass and repairs being made from the storm.

(Here is the youtube link in case you can't view below https://youtu.be/Wz8O0PHZYy4 )




Missing Ceiling

Ceiling Damage
With many of the amenities closed or overcrowded due to the limited operating times, we were excited for our first dinner of the cruise at Chic. Here is where we noticed the first of what would be many inconsistencies with the dining. 

After a decent meal, I ordered a chocolate tart for dessert which came with a graham cracker crust. The couple sitting next to us ordered the same dessert, but it arrived without the crust. When they asked the waiter about it, he stared as if he had no idea that something was missing. Later a manager came by, telling the couple that they only make so many desserts at a time and they had run out of crust. 



 Serving only 1/2 of a dessert may seem like a minor detail, but was the beginning of what we would later discover to be a clear quality control issue on the ship. Mind you, this occurred at 7pm night 1 of the cruise, before half the guests had even sat down to eat dinner for the first time.

Brian and I wrote off the first day as a freak occurrence considering the storm and woke up day 2 ready to enjoy the rest of the trip. Except we woke up to a loud humming mechanical sound coming from outside or below our stateroom. It was bad enough that we had to turn the TV on high volume to drown it out. Again figuring maybe something was amiss from the storm and getting repaired, so we try to be understanding and set out to relax on our sea day.

It’s still 21 degrees and extremely cold in the hallways. Anyone that stayed on deck 13 felt as though they were stepping outside whenever they left their stateroom. The inability to warm the upper decks of the ship lead to the sprinkler pipes freezing, causing the sprinkler heads to break and water to spew out in multiple areas on deck. Since it was so cold, the water was freezing, creating a slipping hazard. Because of this combined with the high winds, most of deck 14 and all of deck 15, where many advertised activities were located, was closed. It started to snow and the flurries came through the missing glass onto the pool decks.

At this point Brian and I decided to go to the Seaplex to see if we could make reservations to participate in some of the indoor activities. We come to find out that the Puzzle Room many were looking forward to trying had lost pieces in the storm and was not available on the cruise. The North Star had possible storm damage as well and would be closed until at least our Cape Canaveral stop if not for the whole cruise. 

The activities in the Seaplex themselves could not be booked in advance and were supposed to be first come first serve. With over 4000+ passengers, 1500 of which were kids on winter break, and the upper decks closed, it seemed as though the entire ship was in the Seaplex. Bumper cars had lines of 1.5 hours to ride for 3 minutes, and you could tell people were losing their patience. 

As Brian and I walked around the ship, we encountered a record number of unhappy people. The line at guest services was the longest line I have ever seen on a cruise ship. Unlike previous cruises we have been on, there was no music playing anywhere during the day, no “main activities” to get guests into vacation mode, no servers walking around with the drink of the day, essentially nothing that made us feel like we were on a cruise heading to an island…

We eventually retreated to the Solarium, which is the adult only indoor pool area that was only slightly damaged in the storm and the one area on deck 14 that was open and fully operational. Unfortunately, we soon found that this would not be the relaxing experience we paid for. Since the family pool area was closed, management decided not to honor the adults only rule. The area became a zoo as children ran around doing cannon balls into the hot tub. We asked one of the staff why there couldn't be at least one adult only hot tub remaining out of 4 in the adult section, and he was unapologetic. We saw many other unhappy adults in this area as well, but nothing was ever done about it.  

Now having witnessed chaos in both the Solarium and the Seaplex, we came to the realization that we were basically stuck on a floating Chuckie Cheese at sea…. the opposite of what I would consider a vacation! We did what any sane adults would do and hung out at the bionic bar, hoping everything would be fixed tomorrow.



Day 3 the sound in our room was getting ridiculous. We complained to guest services (still a long line) and they sent someone over to investigate. They said didn’t know what was causing it, and offered us 15% off a future cruise and a Royal Caribbean beach towel and bag. We had no options at this point so we accepted it, but already know we likely won’t be cruising with them again.

We see the decks are again closed and now we are starting to get concerned since we have the skydiving simulator reserved for today. At this point, people seem to be beyond angry. Lines form as people try to get help for their cancelled reservations. Everyone is upset that reservations made months in advance were rendered useless, rightfully so. The staff still has no definitive answers on if anything will be running. Seaplex is offering a trapeze activity that only 60 people can do per session. Guests start saving spots for their large families causing even more frustrations for those in line… Royal Caribbean has pretty much lost control as they politely tell people they can’t save spots in line but do nothing to stop it really…

Finally, on the afternoon of day 3, the weather lets up a bit and deck 15 reopens. We do our Ripcord skydiving and try to make the best of our predicament, despite long lines for everything else.

The reservation system for the shows didn’t fare well. If you had reservations, you had to arrive 15 minutes before the show or else your reservation could be taken by people in the stand by line. Guest tried to get around this by saving seats and a fight even broke out in the Royal theater one night. Things get crazy…

Dinner reservations aren’t going much better. While we didn’t have many complaints about the food, other guests did and were all trying to switch their initial reservations as they realized they disliked certain restaurants. Honestly, we realized the reservation system was a bit of a fail early on and while we stuck to the restaurants we reserved, we arrived earlier than our schedule time on more than one occasion and were still seated. There might as well not be a reservation system at that point…

By day 4 everything seemed to be getting fixed, including the North Star, although many activities only operated for limited hours (and did for the remainder of the cruise.) I’m sure at this point that many people won’t be able to try out the highlights of the ship, likely the reason for picking this cruise in the first place.

The Solarium became the adult only section that we paid for. We spent a good portion of time in this area, asking fellow passengers how they were enjoying the cruise. Almost every passenger laughed at this question, then proceeded to tell us their own horror story of something that happened to them on the ship:

-There was the gentleman from deck 9 who told us his balcony had a large crack across it, likely from the storm. He was worried the damage was structural and that it was therefore too dangerous to walk on and enjoy.

-We heard from the lady on deck 8 whose balcony door must have shattered from the storm winds and wasn’t cleaned up. She sat down on her balcony chair not realizing and cut open her hand.

-Multiple passengers told us they had gotten stuck in the elevators. In fact, we noticed there was a man from the elevator company posted on the cruise ship, which gives you an idea on how frequently they must be out of order.

-Many were displeased that Royal Caribbean didn’t let them outright cancel after the storm incident, while others felt they should be offered some sort of credit for only getting a limited selection of what they paid for.

-The food. I actually can't believe how many complaints there were on this! We were mostly fine with the food, but i’ll mention some quality issues we did notice: 


         One of my vietnamese tacos was missing meat and instead had a large piece of fat inside it.
That back Taco is all fat!


The chocolate lava cake at the grand was missing lava. When I asked the waiter about it he said tell us next time and we will make sure the lava is there. Lava cake was not on the menu the rest of the cruise…



At lunch at American Icon Grill, Brian ordered an apple pie that came out with a completely raw crust. We informed the waitress who took it back to the kitchen, only to bring us another piece with raw crust, except they had covered it with powdered sugar to hide it.

Coco Cay is worth mentioning as well since the entire buffet of burgers and hotdogs was pre-made and ice cold. We didn’t think it was possible to screw up burgers, but it clearly is.

By the end of the cruise, Anthem had run out of certain foods. There was no more sauerkraut for the hotdogs, no ice cream for the mud slides, and brown bananas. When we asked a staff member about the banana, he rudely told us that it is the end of the cruise and what did we expect…The staff did usually come around to check on how our meals were going. On the nights we enjoyed the food and cleaned our plates, we always got the smiley face cards. What is that, you ask? It is basically a rating system for both the food and service. Ironically (or purposely), for all the incidents I mention above, we received no ratings cards for those meals. It appears the staff will approach only people who have eaten all their food and clearly seemed to like it and give them ratings cards. In speaking with other guests, they seemed to have the same experience.
From the first night. Our meal was fine, the couple next to us not so much..
On day 6 we arrived at Nassau next to a rival cruise ship the Norwegian Breakaway. It was here that the difference between the 2 cruises became painfully obvious. People aboard the Breakaway seemed happy. When they arrived back at their ship, the red carpet was literally rolled out for them. There was music playing for them, the staff was happy, dancing, and laughing, and everyone was enjoying themselves. Meanwhile, the Anthem is sitting right next to them, no carpet, no music, no smiles. The staff is haphazardly pouring half glasses of water out for the guests, and everyone walking back is completely miserable. A few Anthem passengers even ask the Breakaway staff if there is room on their ship to take them back!

The breakaway. 
By day 8 we could see the Breakaway in the distance, and we contemplated jumping off our ship to try to swim over there…..

I can’t end this already lengthy article without mentioning a few staff that shine amongst the mediocrity….

I’d like to thank our stateroom attendant who did a tremendous job taking care of us all week and was the best attendent we had in 6 cruises.

Shout out to our Ripcord instructor who made the experience a great one.

Much appreciation to our waitress on night 7 in The Grand who had a great attitude, was on her A game, and made sure our glasses were always full of wine!

To all the great people that we had conversations with throughout the week, thank you for restoring our faith in humanity after being around pushy, frustrated, miserable human beings all week.

Finally… To Royal Caribbean. You have the distinction of being the most memorable cruise we have taken… We will never forget the WORST cruise we have been on out of 6! And in all honestly it really doesn’t take much to please us… This is probably the most negative article I have on the website…


Fellow passengers - I’d love to hear from you below in the comments. Do you have anything to add? Let’s make sure Royal Caribbean hears it!


Please also check out my second post on the good parts of the cruise during the second half!



31 comments:

  1. As a passenger on the Anthem this past week as well, I echo all of your comments. This was a well written review. For the folks reading your review, save your money as you will be throwing it away.

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    1. Thank you for stopping by! I tried to provide an objective review based on what we observed and heard from so many other guests that we spoke with. Hopefully RC fixes the issues and future passengers have a great experience!

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  2. Well, well, well....I also was on the ship. I just can't believe, what I have read. I will say, yes, I am sure you have experienced all that you mentioned, but I for one, didn't, with the exceptions of not liking the Grand restaurant. I never had a problem with any elevator, and if one was long to come, I used the stairs and I am 74 years old. Perhaps there were damages, which I didn't see other than a panel missing. You just should have stayed home, knowing that the ship might be damaged. Things happen in life. I do not excuse the RC for going into the storm, but what did you expect on the week after? A free return? did you try to get it? When things are not perfect, one has to adapt. I did, even though I didn't have to, because from my room service, to the staff, to everything that I wanted to embrace, it was OK. I actually enjoyed the excitement, and I have cruised much more than you....we are just a bunch of spoiled brats, not able to adjust to changing venues. I know, that we pay and expect, but really, I for one came off the ship today, happy and satisfied, perhaps thinking about people less fortunate than I.

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    1. Hi Janina! Thank you for reading. I'm glad to hear you had a great time on your vacation! I just realized that the video of the damages included in this post may not show up on mobile browsers, but if you are able to view it, it will show everything I describe. Before departing I had read hundreds of reviews about this cruise and the purpose of the blog post was to directly address the issues that I had seen come up in many of those reviews, while also satisfying curiosity people had on if the ship had any residual damage. I agree we need to adapt in life and things happen but I'm curious to hear why you don't feel Royal Caribbean had any obligation to provide the experience they advertised and we paid for? We actually did enjoy the second half of the cruise and I am writing a follow up on some of the highlights, but as a blogger I feel as though it's important to report both the good and the bad so people can make informed decisions.

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  3. I echo all and wanted to add one additional item that had me boil over. Although, I fully understand that RCL cruise director or staff can't be responsible for remarks made by game show contestants, I am deeply offended by the "Polack" comment they amplified for a cheap laugh. RCL seem to be shockingly comfortable in their all around ineptitude and lack of respect for their guests.

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    1. Hi! Thank you for reading. I'm sorry to hear this. While many of the staff we encountered were helpful and friendly, there were a few that did seem to have the I don't care attitude, and hopefully as RC continues to receive feedback they will correct the issues for future cruisers.

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  4. We were on the ship. We noticed the damage and the cold. Some restaurants were disappointing. Lines at customer service were horrendous. Kids were everywhere and not well behaved. I often saw children who looked under 5 roaming the halls and for that I blame their parents. The staff at Chic were awesome to us. They snagged us reservations one night and I was very happy not to eat at American Icon again although the Candy Bar is awesome. Things overall were disorganized and crowded. Embarkation was a fiasco with no one in control. I had a great vacation despite most of the glitches. The stateroom stewards do not get enough credit. Ours was awesome. I also enjoyed the gym staff but cannot figure out why gratuity is added onto the classes?? I enjoyed the iFly and the Northstar. We did the bumper cars the first day and really wanted to do trapeze school but line was too long. Pizza and cookies were really good. Really did get tired of being handed papers in the retail section. Spend that money on a welcome back party in ports. I agree that NCL threw a heck of a party. It was funny seeing the constable in the Bahamas whisking a few passengers away. Service isn't what it used to be on cruises. Bigger might not always be better. We enjoyed an awesome cruise on Adventure last year.

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    1. Hello and thank you for stopping by! It sounds like you had a similar experience to us, where you noticed the issues but made the best of the vacation anyway. I'm happy to hear it! It seems like the gratuity is just a standard charge on any purchase? I wanted to take Yoga but never got around to it. The Ifly was definitely a highlight for us.

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  5. Horrendous lines at customer service, lack of heat, waiting on elevators with many out of service, closed activities, average food...

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    1. Thanks for stopping by. I see you noticed the issue with the elevators as well, I wonder why there seemed to be so many issues?

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    2. There was always at least one elevator out of order. When you could get one, they were always too crowded. We were on the 12th floor and chose to use the stairs most of the time!

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    3. We also took the stairs most of the time. There were days where my Fitbit registered 155+ floors of stairs climbed! Since we stayed on the 3rd floor and were always climbing so many flights, we definitely took notice of the number of elevators out of order.

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  6. We were on cruise. I am disputing the charge with my credit card company as RCL did not deliver services as described for first two and a half days. They should have given passengers a credit. Guest services strung us along until last day and said no credit was going to be given for what was clearly not superficial damage. The top two decks were basically unusable for the first two and a half days. That's not what I paid for. This was my fourth cruise with RCL and will be the last. Food was very average and ship layout made boat feel crowded. Would seem to me dynamic dinning a big flop and Anthem ship is a loser design.

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    1. Hi. Thanks for commenting. It was very frustrating to have the upper decks not fully functional the first 2 days.

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  7. I was also on this cruise. We were on Deck 12 and were also freezing and found pieces of broken glass on our balcony. We have a child, and were happy that they let us in the Solarium, otherwise there would have been nothing to do! (He was not the one doing cannon balls!!). I did read ahead of time that on inclement weather days children would be allowed in this area, so I was a little surprised about the mobs of adults forming and yelling at the pool attendants, as if they had any say in the matter. I also didn't appreciate the guest who was telling everyone that they should go to guest services and withhold gratuities to express their frustration. I understand that she wasn't getting the peaceful experience she was expecting, but withholding gratuities?? I felt the staff was wonderful, there just wasn't enough of them. We actually didn't have any issues with the food, and enjoyed most of our meals. We tend to choose the chef's recommendation each night, so maybe that helped. Thanks for the review! I look forward to reading about the rest of your week, as we also felt it got much better!!

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    1. Sorry to hear about your balcony! I do think it made sense to allow kids in the solarium given the circumstances. But as with many things in life, a few bad apples always seem to ruin things for everyone. For example, had cannonball kids parents not sat silently while watching their kids splash everyone in the hot tub over and over, we would have had no complaints. Here is also where RC had a chance to step in and make even just one of the hot tubs adult only, while still allowing the kids to use everything else. I think even a small gesture like that would have went a long way. My second more upbeat cruise post will be up soon!

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    2. I had no issue with the kids being in the Solarium; however one of the Jacuzzi areas should have been adult only. Also, there was no manager available and the Cruise director and staff were saying they had no knowledge of the temperature issues in the Solarium. It seems that everyone in management blamed someone else for any issue or they weren't aware of it.

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    3. Wow, I wasn't aware that cruise staff were saying they had no knowledge of the temperature issues. If so, they are really out of touch with what is going on around them. Much of the staff were doing their jobs in their winter jackets, so I feel like all 4000+ people had some level of awareness... In fact, I even feel like it is that departments job to provide plan B actitives when the main attractions are closed. Hopefully it was a learning experience for them.

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  8. I too was one of the passengers who withheld our gratuities because I have no other leverage with RCL. I did tip, in cash, some employees who were outstanding and I intend to put the gratuities back on when/if we receive some credit. This was my families favorite cruise so far (and we have been on a lot of them). However, losing the Solarium for 2 days, the non-functioning Northstar, safety glass slivers on the pool decks, along with the lack of communication and transparency were frustrating enough that I believe we are entitled to some discount. The Solarium was one of the primary reasons I took a cruise out of NY in the winter.

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  9. I feel like the solarium issues were so disappointing for so many people on this cruise. We personally didn't want to withhold gratuities, but I understand the frustration when we all reported problems and the crew seemed to do nothing to rectify them or at least provide us communication if there was really nothing they could do.

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  10. I was on the ship too last week and....


    As a blogger (I'm not a blogger. I'm talking to you, not me), you shouldn't feel it is important to address these issues. I feel you have to realize the minor details, but you just have to get on with life. The cruise, overall, was fantastic ranging from the shows ( spectra, we will rock you) to the whole ship, it was fantastic. You "bloggers" apparently have to write every little detail, negative or positive and express it. You really don't have to. Another thing is you have to think about how the cruise was for the people in the storm. Even though they got their money back and 50% off a next cruise, it was probably horrifying for them. They are the ones that had the REAL experience. You have to think about these things. All you saw were some very very minor chips in the ceiling and window panels that broke. Once you see this you have to think and say to yourself, "don't worry about it, they will eventually fix it and I will be in warm weather in a couple of days" that's what you have to say to yourself. Just an FYI, if you didn't notice, they did fix the ceiling panels! Ok?

    Going on to the food... It was FANTASTIC. I did get the pork tacos and there was a bit of fat. All I did was take the damn peice of fat off! For you, apparently the whole peice was fat, just take the peice of fat out!! There were some wonderful vegetables in the tacos that were terrific without the pork.

    You can't expect to get a discount... You shouldn't even complain! You went on vacation for gods sakes! You got away from work and all of the business. The crew on the ship doesn't get paid much at all. They work so hard all the time and worked even extra trying to fix as much as they could for you "bloggers" who have to say all the bad about the ship. You bloggers have to take a break for a while and step into their shoes. Again, they work so much!


    Just think.... Ok?

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    1. Blog (noun): A website containing a writer's own experiences, observations, and opinions.

      She is expressing HER own experiences, observations, and opinions. And while you don't have to agree with them, you don't have to be such a raging douche about it when someone else's experiences, observations, and opinions don't mirror your own. Perhaps you shouldn't read blogs at all since you obviously don't like hearing other people's opinions and have a serious case of butt hurt.

      Just think.... Ok?

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    2. Hi Christian. First, I am happy to hear you had a fantastic vacation. As I do mention in my post above as well as my second post, we also enjoyed the second half of the trip once the panels were fixed and everything was working again. Many of the crew were working very hard on the ship and we did go above and beyond with our gratuities when we saw outstanding service.

      Now, please take a moment to count the number of times you tell me how I should or shouldn't feel, and what I have to or don't have to do in your response, and think about that for a while.... While some people may think that fantastic food means picking pieces of fat out of tacos, others may not, and there are no wrong answers or opinions here. Respecting other peoples opinions even though they may differ from your own goes a long way in life, and remember there are plenty of other ways to spend time than bashing bloggers.

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  11. I was going to write my own review, but feel you have done such a good job, that I will just add a few other comments here. I have a VERY PERSONAL gripe with RCL. When I heard about the situation with the ship Sunday night, I immediately called RCL and asked them for a promise that the ship would sail on the 13th as planned. They told me they will let me know by email if something changes. When I asked WHEN...they had no idea. I explained to them that we booked this cruise for my Mother because she has Stage 4 Lung Cancer and would be starting a trial treatment of Chemo on the 23rd, and would have to continue it the rest of her life. I explained how this cruise was on her bucket list, and that she most likely would not ever have another opportunity to cruise again. I asked for a refund, so we could book with NCL to ensure that she got the last cruise in before she is too weak to take another one. Twice I made this request! The last time being Friday night when I still did not know if the propulsion would be cleared by the Coast Guard! One CS representative spent 45 minutes with me, I could tell he really felt sorry for my situation. He asked his supervisor if they could help me out due to the circumstances. The answer was sure, you can cancel with a 100 % penalty!! Well Thanks a lot! Meanwhile my Mother was stressed out even more, not knowing what to expect! Thank you RCL! Luckily I took a long shot and called NCL Friday night! I talked to a gentleman that told me if I wanted to book with them, (This would mean I was booked on RCL & NCL both) that I could call him if, and when, I was boarding RCL and cancel my booking with them! He made sure I got the best cabins at the best price, with a free drink package & casino money! At this point I really wanted to sail with NCL!!!!! (For the record I sailed on the Breakaway in September and had a blast! We only chose the Anthem because we heard it was a Beautiful ship, and she wanted to do something she had never done before) Anyway, come Saturday morning we arrived at the Pier at our designated time to stand(my Mother uses a Walker and there were no seats) in a mob for 45 minutes. It seems the ship was still not cleared for sailing, so they were not letting us on! FINALLY to our relief they let us on. Only at that point did I call NCL back and cancel our reservation.( I had a direct phone number to the CS rep which he gave me.) At that point he canceled our reservation with them, and said we will receive a full refund. He told me he hopes my Mother has great cruise!! Now that is customer service!!(The refund is already showing on my CC statement).NCL....THANK YOU FOR CARING!!!!! So this was my Welcome from RCL. I have other complaints about the Dining experience(inability to get reservations, lousy food, after 10PM the only thing open is one place for hand sandwiches, cookies...which they ran out of) and the drink Package. Seems most bars do not serve Frozen Drinks. I had to walk half the ship to get them. Lack of Entertainment, freezing the first two days, and I never felt like I was on vacation until I heard the Band playing outside the ship in the Bahamas.
    Honestly, I could go on, but why? Honestly, There was some good things. I will say some of the staff were VERY NICE, and I felt sorry for them as many were exhausted, and seemed to be suffering from PTSD from the week before. If the Ship had been cleared earlier, I believe the Boarding would have been much better. Disembarking was quick(though no one was available to help my Mother as promised) . The ship is very pretty, and the Solarium was Beautiful...when not filled with kids. I have sailed on Holland America, Celebrity, NCL(3X) and RCL(2X now) and I honestly have to say that RCL is by far at the bottom of the list. After the way they treated my situation with my Mother, I now call them ANTHEM OF THE SEAS...THE SHIP WITHOUT A HEART!!!

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    1. I am so sorry to hear about your mom and all the stress RCL caused you. I hope she and your family still had a great vacation despite all the issues! I've heard many great things about the Norwegian Breakaway; i'll have to check it out some day. It's interesting you mention the frozen drinks as while I didn't bring it up in the post, I had to go to 4 different bars to get a mudslide on this vacation! At least when I finally found it, it was great!

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  12. The Anthem of the Seas will follow the path set by the Quantum class of ships and be a game changer in the cruise industry!

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    1. Poor management, poor customer service and bad track record. Not even close to the Quantum class of ships. Save your money.

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    2. Yes, it appears the Anthem of the seas continues to have issues even weeks after our sailing. I hope they fix it soon!

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  13. You look so happy!i think you had a great time on this cruise ship!just like i did here http://poseidonexpeditions.com/ships/50-years-of-victory/, when i went to the north pole!ice and wind and white bears!extreme vacation!

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  14. Thank You for the post, I was looking for the post for a long time.vacation trip

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