We have just returned from a back to back cruise from Venice to Barcelona and return to Venice. Ship was exceptional and the crew were a very welcoming group including the captain. There must be a smile test to be able to join the crew of this ship as we got plenty of them - what a happy cheerful
lot. Food was delicious (too good) and mainly dined in the windows area, as the food there was as good or better than other areas and so much quicker. Many missed out on shows by dining at the other restaurants as they were too late finishing to see them. Our cabin was perfect - mid ship and would ask for the same cabin if travelling again. Service of food and drinks was exceptional, with waiters remembering what you liked to drink and eat. Travelling times were good at night time, especially when there was nothing really to see and then we were in at port early, ready to take another day of sight-seeing in a different city or village. Entertainment was very good, couldn't ask for more and the organization on board was tops compared to another cruise liner we were on earlier this year. The organized departures from the boat each day, whether it be by tender or groups for tours was well done. I certainly liked the size of the ship and would not like to go on anything bigger - we have been on smaller river cruises and it compared well to them. Congratulations Azamarra - Journey on giving us a great trip.
The Azamara Journey has been the best cruise ship we have been on so far, so much so that we are doing it again on the Azamara. Quest in November this year.
Searching for other cruises to have a change, does not come up to scratch from passengers reviews, compared with the Azamara .
This makes us very wary to make other choices in fear of disappointment and wasted money, and passengers should be aware of hidden cost on a lot of other cruises, which to us this is false advertising, the Azamara price included everything, and there was no extra cost at the end of the trip
We are in our early 60s and prefer children free cruises and noisy teenagers. In other words we like being part of the baby boomers.
This is what the Azamara have and it's heaven, we just don't want to get off.
So if anyone can come up with other options as close or better than this, we will take it on board (Pardon the pun)
It was great to be greeted back on board by crew members who remembered us from previous cruises. From the Captain down, all the crew were friendly and attentive. Food and service were top-class. Entertainment was excellent, but the pianist, Richard Rubin, deserves a particular mention for his
talent and humour. Overall this was a superb cruising experience, and we will return to Azamara Journey in the future.
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With a wide variety of nightly selections like filet mignon with black truffle sauce, Discoveries Restaurant is a hands-down favorite for an elegant yet lively dining scene.
Reservations are not accepted, and you have the choice of being seated at a table for two or as part of a larger group of fellow guests (which is a great way to meet new people).
Discoveries Bar is also a great gathering spot for drinks before or after dinner.
Open for Breakfast: 8am – 9.30 am, Lunch: 12pm – 1.30pm and Dinner: 6pm – 9.30pm
Take in the fresh breeze at an outdoor table in Windows Café, our casual buffet offering made-to-order breakfasts and a large variety of lunch and dinner options. Choices change daily and include fresh sushi, stir-frys and pastas, salads, smoked lox and other cold fish, a carving station and sumptuous desserts.
There’s more: Don’t miss the buffets! Indian, Mexican, Spanish, Italian, and other regional cuisine. Our international crew takes pride in their native cuisine and it shows.
Open for Early Risers: 6.30am - 7am, Buffet Breakfast: 7am - 10am, Late Risers' Lite Breakfast: 10am - 11am, Lunch Buffet: 12pm - 2.30pm, Afternoon Tea: 3.30pm - 4.30pm (port days), Casual Dinner: 6pm - 9.30pm.
Sink into a comfortable chair at the Mosaic Café and enjoy an espresso or hot tea with fresh biscotti, tea sandwiches or scones—on the house, of course.
Open: Most of the day, from early morning to late night
Dine poolside on made-to-order fish-kabobs, burgers, fries and salads.
Open from 11am - 6pm
You’ll love the contemporary, inventive Italian cuisine at Aqualina, with two new rotating menus introduced in Autumn 2014. Enjoy a fresh experience of Italy’s most famous dishes including pastas, poultry, fish and veal.
Starters include beef tenderloin carpaccio with orange oil, lobster ravioli, and seared tuna wrapped in veal, followed by second courses such as sweet pea and fennel soup or delicious salads of watermelon and tomato or arugula and radicchio with prosciutto chips.
Main courses include forest mushroom risotto, a perfectly grilled veal chop, a Venetian seafood platter or delicate dover sole.
Save room for Azamara’s famous desserts like marsala custard, lemon soufflé, tiramisu and chocolate torte.
Open from 6pm - 9.30pm.
Settle in for a marvelous evening at Azamara’s classic wood-paneled steakhouse with stunning views and lush autumn décor.
The menu includes steaks in a variety of cuts cooked to perfection, along with starters like crab cakes with remoulade, lobster bisque, wedge salad with bacon and blue cheese, and more. Other entrée choices may include lamb, pork, veal chops, game hens and seafood. Indulge in the famous mini cinnamon-sugar donuts with a trio of dipping sauces for dessert.
Open from 6pm - 9.30pm.
Specialty dining is complimentary for suite guests (Club World Owner’s Suites, Club Ocean Suites and Club Continent Suites). For others, there is a $25 per-person cover.
Located just outside Azamara’s main restaurant, this congenial bar is a favorite gathering place for pre- and post-dinner conversation and drinks. Bar service includes a full selection of fine wines, mixed drinks, and premium spirits…plus the entertaining banter of Azamara’s friendly bartenders.
This centrally located coffee and tea bar is a favorite onboard hub, and chances are you’ll find yourself here frequently. Want to grab a quick bite before heading off the ship in the morning? Head by the Mosaic for a steaming latte and fresh baked baby quiches (very addictive).
In the afternoon the Mosaic Café attracts friendly competitors for trivia and board games and tea-time sandwiches, sweets, and savory bites.
And after dinner, Mosaic@Night is a great place to socialize while enjoying live music and a selection of fine liqueurs.
Floor to ceiling views and Murano glass lighting set the mood for this elegant evening club featuring live music or DJs spinning favorite hits. Head to the dance floor, or settle in at the beautiful bar. (You’ll be impressed by the bartenders’ mixology skills.)
Occasionally the Looking Glass features special local dance and musical troupe performances.
This venue also plays host to culinary classes and other onboard demonstrations..
Enjoy live performances of professional full-stage musical revues, classical soloists, bands and other entertainment in a cabaret nightclub with a full bar and cozy tables. You could see as many as three distinctly different shows while onboard. And considering the cost of theater and entertainment tickets back home, isn’t that nice?
Test your skill, or prove to your shipmates that beginner's luck is real. The Casino will keep you entertained with blackjack, roulette, slot machines, and three-card poker games.
Group and individual gaming lessons are offered at no charge—a great way to learn gaming strategy!
And for all you sports fans, the Casino features a flat-screen TV and full bar, making it a very pleasant place to keep up with your favorite teams.
The Casino accepts payment by key card, cash, credit card, travelers checks and foreign currency.
Don’t think of missing Azamara’s famous poolside buffet and party, held at least once on every cruise (weather permitting). Colorful décor and linen-draped tables, a fabulous buffet feast, and boutique wines on the house make this an event like no other. Dance late into the night as the live band kicks in after dinner.
Add to your knowledge with a wide variety of entertaining and interesting enrichment programs. Schedules are available on Azamara TV and the daily newsletter.
This library is one of the quiet jewels of Azamara, a peaceful and beautifully appointed space for reading or relaxing after dinner.
Browse the collection and feel free to borrow the library books. Don’t miss the gorgeous collection of lifestyle and travel books by Assouline, which you can purchase for delivery back home.
The Drawing Room turns into a gorgeous dining room on the evening of the elegant Best of the Best dinner for Owner’s Suite guests.
It’s easy to stay in touch while on your voyage. In eConnections you’ll find a number of computer stations and 24-hour access to Internet and email.
To sign in, you’ll need to purchase an Internet-only or Internet-and-Phone package (neither package includes cell phone charges).
WiFi service is available throughout most of the ship at an additional cost.
You’ll find a tasteful collection of merchandise and beautiful jewelry and watches in four onboard stores. Watch your daily news for specials and one-time offers that make shopping even more fun.
The Journey Shop/The Quest Shop. Pick up sundries, casual wear and swim fashions, sunglasses, accessories, music and shipboard keepsakes. This is a great place for small gifts to take back home.
Indulgences. Shop an exquisite selection of fine jewelry, watches, and other pieces from iconic jewelry-makers. There’s something here to delight even the most discriminating tastes.
The Photo Shop. Stop by for camera supplies including batteries and digital memory cards. The shop displays photos available for purchase of the previous day’s events, taken by the ship’s roving photographer.
Le Boutique. This shop offers a discrete shopping experience with a focus on fine jewelry and gifts. Located by the concierge desk, guests enjoy personalized shopping with one-on-one assistance from the concierge.
If you’ve ever wished for a free week or two to reboot, this is it. Treat yourself to health, beauty and exotic massage treatments at the spa. Launch a new personal training regimen, give acupuncture a try, and relax with sunset yoga.
A voyage is a great time to fit in all the things you never have time for at home. It’s also a great opportunity to try something new.
Staffed by professional aestheticians and therapists, the Azamara Spa is an oasis of tranquility. Choose from an extensive menu of services including Thalassotherapy bath, Facial Glow services, Massage therapy, Body sculpting, Spa rituals and Teeth whitening.
Spa services can be purchased a la carte or in specially priced packages. Reservations are required for most services, and slots quickly fill up, so please plan ahead.
Azamara's full service salon offers a menu of professional services for men and women.
The secret to maintaining vitality? Exercise more. Many Azamara guests are eager to do just that, and we make it easy with complimentary group classes like sunset yoga on the deck, Pilates, cycling, core workouts, and nutrition classes.
Not the class type? Then head to our well-equipped Fitness Center filled with lifecycles, treadmills, stair-steppers and weights and work out at your own pace as you enjoy spectacular ocean views.
Soak yourself in the pool or one of the two whirlpools.