Review of Navigator Of The Seas deck 4 (Casino)
Royal Theatre (balcony level 3 of 3)
Centrum is the ship’s Atrium (lobby level 1) located midship. This is an open-floor design area (spanning several decks above) surrounded by lounges, bars, and shops. The Atrium is the ship’s main social hub and features panoramic glass elevators, some of which are interior (with a Centrum view). The other panoramic lifts are located on the outside and offer sea views. On the Atrium’s lobby level are also held Fine Art Auctions. The Centrum’s daily entertainment includes aerial shows (acrobatic performances) and giant LED screens.
Atrium’s lobby is served by Centrum Bar (capacity 130-seats lobby bar).
Schooner Bar (capacity 130 seats) is the RCI’s signature piano bar for classy cocktails, live music, and trivia games. The decor is nautically-themed, with dark wood, marble, sails, decorative rope netting. There is a grand piano for live performances and sing-alongs in the evenings. Trivia quizzes and Sudoku contests are also part of the evening entertainment.
Hooked Seafood (refurbishment 2019) replaced Sabor Modern Mexican.
HOOKED SEAFOOD is a casual, surcharge restaurant for classic, freshest New England seafood favorites. including lobster, crab claws, oysters (at the raw bar).
Sabor Modern Mexican (menu, open between 6 – 10 pm) was a specialty restaurant at a surcharge per person. This classy restaurant was dinner-only, and reservations were required. The decor was chic, with lots of brown, red, and yellow. All the food was freshly-made (even the chips). The Sabor’s menu included both traditional and modern Mexican cuisine specialties, including guacamole (complimentary, fresh-made right at the table), salsas (complimentary), quesadillas, tacos, burritos, empanadas (chicken), ceviche (seafood), platos fuertes (authentic Mexican fare), calabacitas (corn), queso fundido (cheeses), gourmet desserts. All Sabor Mexican drinks cost extra. The drinks menu included a selection of tequilas (also offered are sample tequila flights), Mexican beers, and traditional cocktails. There were a margarita cart and a dedicated margarita waiter. Most of the cocktails were tableside-mixed.
Casino Royale (capacity 418 seats) is a Vegas-style gambling casino with all 292 slot machines and 17 gaming tables, a VIP poker room (for high-stake players), a full-service Casino Bar. The Casino staff also provides complimentary gambling lessons. Regularly, here are hosted gambling tournaments. The list of available games includes poker (machines) and table games (Craps, Roulette, Black Jack 21, Caribbean Stud Poker). Slot machines accept real quarters, so getting tokens from the cashier desk is optional. The lounge area is served by the Casino Bar. The lounge area is furnished with tables, plush chairs, sofas. Casino Royale is a smoking-allowed area but also has a small non-smoking section.
Boleros Lounge (capacity 89 seats) is the RCI’s Latin-themed lounge-bar-nightclub. The lounge has comfortable seating, a large dance floor, a stage for Latin band music performances (salsa and merengue) in the evenings. The cocktails menu has an extensive list of mojitos, margaritas, premium tequilas, and rums. After 10 pm, the Boleros Lounge transforms into a disco nightclub with DJ programming.
Starbucks Coffee (refurbishment 2019) is a freestanding kiosk located in the Atrium area. Royal Caribbean's Starbucks bars provide products and services similar to the coffee brand's land-based venues. Prices are also similar. All beverages can be paid via the Starbucks mobile app, via Starbucks gift cards (only on ships with a kiosk) or charged to passenger's onboard account (SeaPass). Shipboard Starbucks purchases are eligible to earn rewards, but those can be redeemed only on land-based stores.
Dining Room Restaurant (menu, mid-level 2 of 3, capacity 502 seats) serves Dinner only with 2 fixed seatings (at 6 or 8:30 pm).