Royal Caribbean Navigator of the Seas Cruise Reviews

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New3318
Member Since 2004
3 reviews
86 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
We are residents of Florida and cruising is a hobby. We have been on numerous cruises and are Diamond Plus with Royal Caribbean. Ship is a decent size and has all the amenities that we require to have a great cruise. Staff is all about ... Read more
ilovedecorating
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
This was my family's first cruise so we have nothing really to compare it to, however, we all LOVED this ship-its crew-the food-and the countries we visited. From day one, we were truly treated like guests. Our cabin steward ... Read more
lorenzod
Member Since 2008
23 reviews
2,782 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
We used Uber to get to the port of Miami. This service has proved invaluable to us as we have moved up in years. The driver lifts our bags into the car as well as at the port. The Uber driver arrived within 2 minutes of our call. We ... Read more
askfrog
Member Since 2006
1 review
200 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
We cruised with a family group of 10. Our immediate family of 6 had cruised before but we had 4 newbies. Embarkation went smoothly and we were on the ship by noonish. Everyone in our group had a great time despite our 20yr old dd ... Read more
MOcruisers
Member Since 2004
4 reviews
80 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
We chose this cruise to visit the ABC islands, especially Bonaire, which we hadn`t previously visited. Arrived at Miami terminal around 12:30 to long lines awaiting check in. We went to our Diamond line which really didn`t make any ... Read more
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hotdog647
Member Since 2005
3 reviews
668 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
No need to beat a dead horse. Read the reviews for Navigator Dec 4 and Dec 9 sailings. They pretty much sum things up. High points for me: price and ports and some ship staff. Low points: food, cleanliness and entertainment. My Jr. ... Read more
ulcruz2
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
17 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
We had sailed on Navigator of the seas, (NOS), back in 2003, 2004 and 2006 and as newer and larger ships came out we gravitated toward them. I found that a nine night trip had opened that left out of Miami and went to Labadee, (RCCL's ... Read more
Peder Aas
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
If you're below the age of 60 you should think twice before booking one of these cruises in the low season. This was my 22nd cruise, and by far the most depressing experience so far. As I've tried many different cruise lines I've only ... Read more
DNCButler
Member Since 2002
4 reviews
564 forum posts
16 helpful votes
I really didn't really plan much for this cruise as we had so much going on before it like a funeral and a wedding, so my level was much lower than previous cruises just because we didn't have time to think too much about it. I'll break ... Read more
ezi-amy
Member Since 2004
2 reviews
416 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Smoking allowed in the casino, you can smell it 3 decks up. Other cruise ship do not allow smoking in the casino. Last cruise on Celebrity we spent lot of time in the non smoking casino. Ship showing its age. Speakers on the ship ... Read more
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RoLoHa
Member Since 2012
4 reviews
289 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
We booked this cruise with friends from out of town. Both of us in D2 balcony cabins on same deck. We are not newbies to cruising or to Royal. (They are Diamond and we are one point from Emerald.) We had a really nice time and enjoyed ... Read more
santaloveroh
Member Since 2007
1 review
61 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Overall the ship was beautiful and clean. The service was adequate but nothing special and the food for the most part was somewhat below average. Embarkation was delayed due to four passengers hiding on the ship from the previous ... Read more
DarrinM
Member Since 2015
1 review
13 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We arrived in Miami the day before the departure which is always a good idea when coming from Canada as you can never predict weather and missing a cruise embarkation because of plane delay is never a good way to start a holiday. We stay ... Read more
Medic9701
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
11 forum posts
3 helpful votes
After driving to Miami, we made it through the port quickly. We had a little wait as they were still waiting on a few folks to disembark, but RCCL kept us in the loop as we waited in a comfortable waiting area. Once we were on board ... Read more
bohmer41
Member Since 2012
1 review
1 forum post
3 helpful votes
I would have given this cruise 5 stars but for the unfortunate boarding experience in the parking lot at Miami.....My husband and I got on very quickly (1/2 hour)....but then had to watch our luggage sit in the parking lot and not loaded ... Read more
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rt1092
Member Since 2004
3 reviews
1,028 forum post
2 helpful votes
This was our 50th cruise with Royal and by far the worst. Boarding was a nightmare. I understand that there was no terminal, just a tent. That was out of Royal's control. But there were no Royal representatives to help on the dock. No ... Read more
shirgall
Member Since 2011
1 review
27 forum posts
1 helpful vote
As Diamond Crown & Anchor members, my family has gone on many cruises, but we brought three cruise newbies on our group and we went to Puerto Rico for the first time in 33 years. Pros: - My wife and I got married on Voyager in ... Read more
Gams 58
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
We have been cruising for years and always had a wonderful time.We had never booked with Royal Caribbean, but heard great things about them. Sadly this was not the case on Navigator of the Seas !! We arrived at the port a couple hours ... Read more
samcevoy
Member Since 2001
5 reviews
40 forum posts
RCCL Navigator of the Seas We cruised 7 days from November 27 to December 4, 2016, and this was our 57th cruise. We are rated Diamond with RCCL and we cruise with several other cruise lines. We had a balcony cabin. Cabin condition ... Read more
High Roller Cruiser
Member Since 2015
5 reviews
7 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
Our beloved RCCL really dropped the ball on this one and has shaken our opinion of the cruise line. My wife and I are Diamond Crown and Anchor members and this was our 20th cruise on RCCL. We sailed on the Navigator of the Seas last ... Read more
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Zobeidayoumans
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Ok so where to start, so many things to say. First of all, we had to wait 4 1/2 hours in line in the heat just to get on the ship. We never went to a terminal. It was a tent that was even hotter inside to wait in more lines. After a couple ... Read more
CruisinConfusion16
Member Since 2015
1 review
13 forum posts
This cruise was a christmas present from my son. I was excited to try a new cruise line. We had only cruised with Carnival in the past. We spent the night prior in Miami and went to South Beach where a fight broke out between two groups of ... Read more
MackenzieHB
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
I just returned from a 4 night Royal Caribbean cruise on the Navigator of the Seas. It was such a terrible cruise experience. My family and I cruise a lot, mostly on on Carnival and Norwegian. We have taken one Royal Caribbean cruise ... Read more
Danbee46
Member Since 2001
14 reviews
434 forum posts
5 helpful votes
My wife and I have taken 23 cruises, 8 on Royal caribbean and we have reached Diamond. We have sailed on Voyager class ships before, but this was our first time on the Navigator. We firmly believe that even an imperfect cruise is the ... Read more
unatom
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
I was recovering from Cancer, and the cruise was a delayed 70th birthday celebration. Celebration!!!! That was the last thing this cruise was. I had believed that Royal Caribbean would be a reputable company, but it seemed that you ... Read more
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