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Welcome to Your Favorites, where you have the opportunity to share your travel experiences with fellow Internet Travelers around the world.

Cape Canaveral Cruise Line

MS Dolphin IV

Your Rating:Three Stars
Reviewed by: A Stanley
# previous cruises: 2
Date of Trip: November 28, 1998
Itinerary: Bahamas

I was looking for an inexpensive cruise. This is perfect for a getaway from it all type of weekend. The Embarkation went very smoothly. It took about 15 minutes. The staff is very helpful, pleasant, and they even remembered my name. The elevator was out of order. They told me at the check in station. They only had one. My bags were in the room by the time I arrived. The food was pretty good and if you ordered something you didn't like there was no problem in ordering something else. There was a midnight buffet. The entertainment was great. The comedians were very funny. If I lived closer to Florida I make this an annual trip. Disembarkation was very smooth also.

Public Areas
The pool was very small. The casino was o.k. but took all of my money. The entertainment lounge was nice for the comedians. We had and overview of the ports and what to expect. There was a room for movies.

Food and Service
There was only one dining room. The buffet was by the pool. The sail away buffet wasn't that great. The breakfasts, dinners, and midnight buffets made up for that.

The cabin was very small. The closets were adequate for a two day trip. The bathroom was what I would expect and the shower was large enough for a full sized person. The cabin was right in the middle of the ship. I did had a porthole. The room was very quiet. I had no trouble going to sleep.

I would rate the entertainment on a scale of 1 to 10.
The musicians 8
The comedians 9
The disco 7 1/2

There wasn't a child care program. There weren't very many children aboard. I was a couple of teenagers and one child on the trip. The pool was too small. There wasn't a health club.

Who Goes
Everyone was nice, yes I would invite them into my home. Most were first time cruisers and enjoyed themselves so much they would like to try a larger ship. The age group was senior citizens and over 30.

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