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7,167 Royal Caribbean Cruise Reviews


DanCait avatar

DanCait

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Got a good price, but just average cruise

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On our cruise before this one, we had docked next to Allure of the Seas, and having heard of Oasis Class ships, I was intrigued, as we were on a 1900pax ship, and I was wondering what extra fun was to be had on a ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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LAM13

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

First Cruise - Good dinner, entertainment hit or miss, cigarette smoke horrible

Dinner in main dining room - Excellent. We made our reservations the night before, or the morning of the same day of dining. Overall the food was very good. Service was great. Upon learning of dietary ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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Misslinder

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

underwhelming

We did Alaska early June. I think you'd do better to do a combo land /sea tour if you really want to feel like you were in Alaska. Here is a quick review; I loved the piano bar, service great and piano guy was ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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FLtravelmom3

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great itinerary, poor ship experience

Pros: Greek itinerary, whole experience of leaving out of Venice was a dream, rock climbing staff, cruise director staff and shore excursion service were excellent, good port excursions, quality food, smooth ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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ThriftyDrifting

1 Review Written

Cruising into the “New World”

As avid cruisers, we had a world trip organised from Feb-Oct 2020, which includes 7 cruises. We even started up our own blog for the trip thriftydrifting.com . A week before our first cruise was to depart our home ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Winknee

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Less Than Wowed

I wanted to love RC. We‘ve cruised many times but this was our first on RC. My family and I were less than wowed. I realize the ship is heading to dry dock soon so perhaps they’ll make some necessary repairs but ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Prettyprincess25

5 Reviews Written

29 Helpful Votes

Another average Royal cruise

Embarkation and disembarkation were quick and straightforward. We were on the ship within 20 minutes of arrival at 11am. We carried our own luggage off the ship and we had no trouble getting a lift or getting off ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Jim Raffan

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Wow but

PROS The ship was incredible Didn’t feel crowded at all even with 6 thousand people on board Lots of room around the pools Lots to do while on board Solarium was nice Led Zepellin cover band was ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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JAC646

1 Review Written

Overpriced and Noisy

My Wife and I had time off organised and we hadn't been on a cruse since we were both 19, so this was our chance to to try cruising again. Ports of call were out of Royal Caribbean's control, due to Covid-19. My ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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vaznayak

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Underwhelming! Expected So Much More!

After having sailed on Princess, Carnival and the past several times on Disney, we decided to try Royal Caribbean. We decided to try out the Symphony because 1/ it has very high ratings among RC's fleet, 2/ we ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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mwehmeyer

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Changed Itinerary

We chose a cruise to Cozumel/Key West and shortly after booking the itinerary was changed. We ended up going to Key west/Nassau/Coco Cay. We did not want to go to Nassau as we had been there so many times before. ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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NCCruiserhusband2014

1 Review Written

South Pacific NOT

We really enjoyed the people we met. The ship is fantastic, with a friendly crew. The shipboard experience was good. Lots to do, trivia, lectures, activities. The dinning was, as expected, very good. With lots ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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DntlGal

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Just off the Rhapsody of the Seas March 7, 2020

We live in St. Petersburg so going on a cruise out of Tampa is easy for us. It's been a few years since we left from Tampa so thought it would be fun seeing the new lights on the Skyway Bridge while going under it. ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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vette1cruiser

9 Reviews Written

75 Helpful Votes

Nice Cruise but Room for Improvement

Cruise on the Explorer of the Sea on 2/21/20 We cruised the Explorer of the Sea on 2/21/20 for a nine day cruise. We flew to Ft. Lauderdale and used the Royal Caribbean shuttle for Ft. Lauderdale to Miami. Our ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Jennnfusion

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Cruising the Bahamas? Coco Cay Was Amazing, Blue Lagoon Was NOT!

We'd sailed Princess and Norwegian before, but this was our first Royal cruise. Food The food and service was better on Princess (I still dream of how the most simple dishes like fettucine alfredo were ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Dipsylee

11 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

Adventure of the Seas was okay

We chose this cruise for it's itinerary. The days at sea combined with Aruba, Curacao and Bonaire was very appealing. We had not been on Royal Caribbean in quite a few years and wanted to give it another try. ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Jp03559

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Cruise took us to Roatan, Belize, and Cozumel.

Cruise took us to two ports that we have not been to. Galveston is driving distance from home. Roatan we took a cab for 3 hours around Roatan and was great. Cab driver did not speak English, however, we do ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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bjg86

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fun time, great service, poor food. Will not repeat.

This was our first RCCL cruise, we've also done Princess and Carnival several times. I liked the cruise a lot, but probably will not sail with RCCL again. PROS: - The crew was extremely friendly and the ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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FamilyCruiserUK

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Best of the situation

We booked this cruise for myself, wife and 6 year old daughter. The itinerary was the main factor in booking this cruise as we wanted to explore perfect day and take the little one swimming with dolphins in the ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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ROBITAIP

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Good entertainment

Embarkation was well organized and fast. Rooms are showing their age and are in bad need of a facelift. The buffet is the windjammer, should be called the people jammer, on sea days it’s absolutely gross in there, ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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lupaglupa

7 Reviews Written

31 Helpful Votes

Not the ship for us

Our teenaged son has gazed longingly at Royal Caribbean ships whenever we've been in the same port. He was thrilled by the size and variety of activities he could see. As a gift to him, we purchased a holiday cruise ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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jfslcruise

5 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Staff made Christmas Cruise. Ship not so much.

This was a family vacation consisting of parents (54 & 53) and daughters (20 & 16). The primary reason for picking this cruise was that it fit a compressed holiday schedule. This was our eighth cruise (4 RCI, 3 ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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dshroyer

8 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Great Itinerary. Ship was hit and miss especially with food

We had room 3512 which is an ocean view. It turned out to be two portholes. The room was OK but very noisy. At night you could here the main theater even though we were on deck 3 and it was on deck 5. Every ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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SHIP TRAVELER

8 Reviews Written

50 Helpful Votes

Majesty of Seas Sailing from New Orleans

We were excited to cruise out of NOLA again on RCL and the prices on this seven day cruise were great. We traveled with two other couples from our community. We are all seniors and we all drove from Texas to New ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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doc_klc

1 Review Written

POOR customer service....2 months passed ... no response from guest relations

i must admit that the Spectrum is a marvelous ship. Well designed and beautiful. However, the management is disappointing. I have tried to contact the Guest Relations team via the official website and email. ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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