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Cape Canaveral Cruise Line

MS Dolphin IV

Your Rating:Three Stars
Reviewed by: Roxanne Hastings
# previous cruises: 2
Date of Trip: August 27, 1999
Itinerary: Bahamas

I think Dolphin IV offers a great cruise experience. There were plenty of activities scheduled that actually took place. The crew and wait staff were exceptionally pleasant and helpful. I would have had a great time except that we went just as Hurricane Dennis was hovering in the area and it was a physically challenging trip. I would definitely sail the Dolphin again.

Public Areas
Casino was small but adequate. The disco was comfortable and music was good although tended to younger crowd tastes (rap and hip hop) at first, it eventually mellowed and became a nice blend of international and american music. The ball room was a little large for the number of people who seemed to use it, but there was plenty of seating. Rear deck and pool area are quite small.

Food and Service
Food in the dining room was very good. Service was great. Waiters efficient and made an effort to be entertaining. There was plenty of food and drink for the buffet service.

We had a cabin that slept three. It was quite comfortable and we even had a porthole. Bathroom was small but about the size of the other cruise ship I've been on. Definitely had enough space. Shower was big enough for a full sized person. Had a hand bar to hold on to.

Entertainment consisted of two comedians, one I saw, okay not great. There was a musical group that was excellent.

We stopped in Freeport, and my group went to the International Bazaar. Shopkeepers were aggressive but friendly. Somewhat more rustic than Nassau. Pool was small, I didn't use, because of seasickness. There was child care available. Beauty shop on board, but beautician unable to do ethnic hair.

Who Goes
Variety of people from all over. Common bond was queasiness because of rough waters.

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