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Old April 29th, 2007, 05:42 PM
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The suites are great but wouldn"t it be wonderful if when ordering room service the meals were brought in by courses. Has anyone else ordered dinner on the veranda to have 4 trays delivered at one time. We had plates all over the place. Not wonderful entertaining/ Also wouldn"t it be nice to have someone help unpack. It would make the vacation more relaxful
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Old April 29th, 2007, 05:52 PM
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No thank you - we'd rather unpack/pack ourselves. I sure don't want a stranger going through my unmentionables!! And even if they did unpack for me, how would they know where I like to store everything.

We never eat in our Suite or on the Verandah - we'd rather be in the dining room with our friends.
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Old April 29th, 2007, 10:14 PM
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No......for us, No,,, that does not sound wonderful. In the past we have sailed on other cruise lines which included Butler Service. We found them intrusive and more in the way than anything else.

We always have all of our needs met beautifully between the stewards and concierges in Neptune Lounge, there has never been a situation/request we have had that was not smoothly and easily accomplished.

I very much appreciate the services of the Concierges over Butlers.
(Pssst...we have had stewards offer to do our packing/unpacking for us. We have never accepted the offer as I prefer to do it myself, but in a pinch, I think it possible it can be arranged. It isn't a usual service they technically offer though.)
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Old May 1st, 2007, 11:25 PM
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No......for us, No,,, that does not sound wonderful. In the past we have sailed on other cruise lines which included Butler Service. We found them intrusive and more in the way than anything else.
I can't imagine what I would use a butler for ... other than perhaps arranging an in-suite party. All the other stuff ... I would imagine the stewards can handle quite nicely ... as they do in the lower level accommodations now.

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