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Old May 2nd, 2006, 12:08 PM
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Are you addicted to that tempting menu? What floats your boat, and when does it get floated? Is there a delectible, you just cannot get enough of? Or do you not indulge..I know morning coffee for many, is a MUST!

For us, it's usually after we get back to the cabin, after the days activities, [like we haven't eaten enough already] a snack, a nap, then dressing for dinner!

But then again, when the night is over, maybe tea, coffee, and a dessert. which we don't usually eat at dinner.

So, where do you fit in the the mix?
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We like our coffee, a danish in the early morning if there is a shore trip planned first thing. Other wise, we go to the main dining room, The lido for lunch. We may order something after the last show before we turn in.
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I thought about using it for tea in the morning but never got around to doing it. Maybe next trip.
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We rarely do room service breakfast but will do room service when not up to doing dinner or some other meal.

Full dining room menu from room service is a nice feature that many more ships and lines are now offering.

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We've been on 17 cruises to date and have never called room service. We tend to stay up late and to sleep late, and in the A.M. we head for the buffet. We spend so little time in the cabin that room service never seems to fit our schedule. And we seldom get a balcony, so there are no mornings where we enjoy a room service breakfast as we enjoy the scenery. I guess we're just not room service people

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we use room service quite often. Its a great wake-up call(especially on shore days) we order coffee, juice, fruit,maybe a danish, sit out on the balcony in our robes read the ships paper, watch the ship come into port, its a great way to start the day.
We will order a sandwich or salad late in the day(to tide us over to dinner)
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So far DH and I have never used it. The kids did though, for chocolate chip cookies and milk at midnight. They really enjoyed it.
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Not a junkie at all, but have used it once or twice, when just before retiring for the night we realized we were hungry and too lazy to get dressed again, so ordered an ham&cheese sandwich (with chips!) from room service.

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I rarely use room service. I am a "morning" person. I usually dress and go to lido for coffee. If I have a roomie she usually appreciates the quiet to sleep in. then when I finally go back to the room I bring coffee for us and fruit and danish.

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We love room service in the morning. As was said, it is a great way to have a wake up call, and food at the same time.

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Love to languish in the morning. Usually order a pot of coffee for two, then later my "cabin boy" (dh) goes up and brings me 2 slices of bacon, cantalope and more coffee with sugar in the raw and much cream. Just love fruit on cruises.

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We always have breakfast in cabin, it's just so much more civalised than an alarm clock, especially on a port day. I always have a pot of tea after I get back at night. Sometimes I will have a snack after getting back from an excursion.
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I love room service, and will even opt to miss dinner after a long day in port just so I can sit in my jammies, eat dinner in the cabin, and watch a good movie. This is where the luxury ships shine, you can have your butler bring you dinner from the dining room menu, one course at a time. And of course they bring the linens and all the food as warm as possible.

One Princess cruise we had early seating (which I never do) and every midnight I was hungry again so I ordred a sandwich at bedtime. I gained almost 10 pounds that cruise.

I also found out a secret about Costa ships. If you are sick in your cabin they will bring you dinner from the dining room menu. All at once and no butler, but nice anyway. Yes, I got "sick" at least once on that cuise.

I must have coffee almost every morning before I face the multitudes. Take a shower and get dressed to go to the buffet without coffee first? no can do...
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My wife and I have room service each morning, being coffee or a full breakfast.
We are not morning people and getting dressed to hit the buffet is more than we can stand.

Other than morning we rarely use room service.
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We really enjoy having breakfast brought in, and love to sit out on the balcony. That's the only time we use room service.
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I'm with Darcy's kids - we ALWAYS order cookies, brownies and milk late at night!

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Dorothy you are my kind of friend!!!! I usually order coffeee and maybe a small snack at night. My kids love room service and will order every day soemthing. Middle daughter sometimes just stays in cabin, watches movies and orders room service all day.Now you know why we will never have a cabin with our kids

On our last few Disney cruises youngest always ordered ch. chip cookies and ch. milk.They also have a great tray of ass. cheeses, crackers and fruit that I liked. Our kids will get an ample amount of $$$$ bills and always tip the waiter when he brings the food. They love it.
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I'm generally not a room service type, as I am a morning person, love to get up and out, probably because I travel alone.

I must say though, Jennifer and I ordered breakfast every day on our Glory cruise; I enjoyed having breakfast on the balcony! We had one of those extended ones, it was great!

I had a balcony cabin by myself on a Costa cruise and didn't think about ordering a wake up coffee! Probably just in shock over having a balcony in the first place!!! :-)
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I love room service, and will even opt to miss dinner after a long day in port just so I can sit in my jammies, eat dinner in the cabin, and watch a good movie. This is where the luxury ships shine, you can have your butler bring you dinner from the dining room menu, one course at a time. And of course they bring the linens and all the food as warm as possible.

One Princess cruise we had early seating (which I never do) and every midnight I was hungry again so I ordred a sandwich at bedtime. I gained almost 10 pounds that cruise.

I also found out a secret about Costa ships. If you are sick in your cabin they will bring you dinner from the dining room menu. All at once and no butler, but nice anyway. Yes, I got "sick" at least once on that cuise.

I must have coffee almost every morning before I face the multitudes. Take a shower and get dressed to go to the buffet without coffee first? no can do...
Man, I wish I had known this! My husband broke his ankle in Cozumel and I decided to stay with him that evening instead of going to dinner -- lobster night! I ordered off of the room service menu and we had sandwiches.

That just reminds me that we should at least ASK in a case like that. All they can do is say no. Thanks!
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