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San Juan Royal Caribbean Serenade of the Seas Cruise Reviews

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Great vacation

Review for Serenade of the Seas to Transatlantic

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SoCalTraveler
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

Overall: We had never before had more than one sea day. Here we had six in a row. We (ourselves and six friends) were fully occupied. We had time to do things (clubs, dancing, shows) that is tough to do if you have to get up at 6 the next morning for a 7:30 a.m. tour, so the TA gave us a chance to enjoy the ship. Embarkation in San Juan: Took about 30 minutes at San Juan's Pan American ...
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Sail Date: April 2012

Cabin Type: Junior Suite


Ocean pleasures

Review for Serenade of the Seas to Transatlantic

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Riknpat
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

Serenade of the Seas is a well laid out vessel, well cared for, spotlessly clean and just the size I like. I was attracted by the itinerary which offered a variety of interesting ports, all full day stops and a six day at sea ocean crossing which is maximum for me. I decry the recent trend to eight and even nine day at sea crossings which only seem only designed to save on port charges and force ...
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Sail Date: April 2012


Great vacation

Review for Serenade of the Seas to Caribbean - Southern

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nohoyas
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Arrival & Embarkation We flew to San Juan on departure day. Our flight arrived on time around 1:00 and we went right to the port. The cab fare was stated at the airport and after about 20 mins we were at the port. I noticed little to no signage instructing you where to go. We had priority embarkation and located the luggage drop-off and got in line. We were in our cabin about 25 mins after ...
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Sail Date: April 2012

Cabin Type: Junior Suite


Serenade Southern Caribbean

Review for Serenade of the Seas to Caribbean - Southern

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DaveT65
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Arrival We flew to San Juan day prior on Jet Blue from Rochester, NY via JFK - no problems, on time, nice flights. We took a taxi to our hotel. Driver quoted fixed price as listed on the sheet passed out at the taxi stand. Note there is a $1.50 fuel cost surcharge in effect. We stayed at the Hotel Miramar. Not fancy, basic, small room, but adequate for 1 night. Clean, quiet [in spite of ...
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Sail Date: March 2012

Cabin Type: Superior Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


Serenade 3-10-12

Review for Serenade of the Seas to Caribbean - Southern

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grayj
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

As most know, Serenade is headed for the Mediterranean in April, so she is in her last few laps of the Caribbean for awhile. As well, she is slated for some refitting later in the year. The ship itself is showing her age and use. We were in JS 1100 at the aft of the ship. A very nice cabin with a large balcony. The bath door had been damaged and it appeared they had simply taped over the damaged ...
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Sail Date: March 2012


First time cruise -- great experience

Review for Serenade of the Seas to Caribbean - Southern

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gbsand81
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

This was our first cruise (with three children, ages 18, 14, and 14), so despite our research we were somewhat unsure what to expect. To our delight, we had a wonderful week. Here are some specifics: Embarkation: Thirty minutes from the door of the taxi to being on the ship, and it seemed to to take even less time. Really quite painless. We were on the ship by 12:40 and room was available ...
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Sail Date: March 2012

Cabin Type: Superior Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony

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This first-timer is hooked!

Review for Serenade of the Seas to Caribbean - Southern

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bsubroncos
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

I am an avid "explore and conquer" type of vacationer, so always thought the cruising side would be too laid back, more like an all inclusive vacation where it was all sit around the pool getting drunk with several thousand others doing the same thing and nothing else really going on. Boy was I wrong! With five islands to explore, as well as all of the ship activities, it was almost too much to ...
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Sail Date: March 2012

Cabin Type: Large Ocean View Stateroom


Southern Caribbean Cruise March 17 - 24, 2012

Review for Serenade of the Seas to Caribbean - Southern

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sanjigal
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

This was our third cruise on RCI and our first on Serenade of the Seas. Everything wasn't perfect, but I didn't expect it to be. All in all a very nice ship and the staff clearly went out of their way to tend to our every need. That was a big plus. Checking in was as smooth as silk. Took a cab from the San Juan airport; cost $25 with 3 bags and took about half hour to get to the Pan American ...
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Sail Date: March 2012

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


Southern Caribbean Great Escapes

Review for Serenade of the Seas to Caribbean - Southern

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lpic1
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

The embarkation procedure in San Juan could not possibly have been smoother. Although as Diamond Members we have priority check in, we did not need it as there were only a few people waiting when we arrived. (People who have not cruised before should be aware that it is customary to tip the baggage handlers who take the luggage at the port even though they only "carry" it a few feet.) This was ...
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Sail Date: March 2012

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


The Serenade is great, but next time I'll stay at a resort.

Review for Serenade of the Seas to Caribbean - Eastern

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dahacker
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

First let me say this was my first cruise. It was my wife and I, plus our 6 year old son. I have been to Sandals, St. Lucia and Beaches, Turks and Caicos in the Caribbean before. We flew into San Juan the day before the cruise and stayed at the Caribe Hilton. I'd say the Caribe Hilton is pretty much ideal for a pre-cruise hotel with its pools and bay and proximity to Old San Juan and the ...
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Sail Date: March 2012

Cabin Type: Superior Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony

Traveled with children


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