Royal Caribbean Serenade of the Seas Cruise Reviews

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plschilt
Member Since 2015
1 review
17 helpful votes
As luck would have it, this was our second repositioning cruise with RCCL and the same ship - Serenade of the Seas. We were out for 16 days. There is much to be happy about when cruising with Royal Caribbean. Number 1 is the staff, they ... Read more
comangl
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
This cruise was a deal, and travel, from our home to Fort-Lauderdale, and back from Copenhagen was not a problem. We had been thinking about a transatlantic for awhile and the itinerary was perfect. Our cruise experience so far stands at ... Read more
martyweed
Member Since 2006
3 reviews
88 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
We chose this cruise basically for the price. It was very LOW!! So low, in fact, I called my Travel Agent to find out if we had to row!. There was a delay in the ship arriving to port so our embarkation was delayed. This led to a very ... Read more
eileenandherbie
Member Since 2009
1 review
115 forum posts
21 helpful votes
Although I knew the Serenade was an older ship, and I usually cruise on Celebrity, I chose to go on this trip due to the wonderful itinerary..Azores, Le Havre, Brugges, Amsterdam and Copenhagen. This was a 16 day cruise . I was ... Read more
Grandma Dazzles
Member Since 2002
1 review
3,405 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Frequent RC cruiser - diamond plus Crown and Anchor member. Sailing solo and looking for a relaxing vacation. Have visited many of the islands previously so looking forward to just relaxing, reading, and generally non rushed, type of ... Read more

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Cam6959
Member Since 2003
12 reviews
2,446 forum posts
16 helpful votes
Serenade of the Seas 4/8/2016 Pre-Cruise: Flights were smooth and arrived ahead of schedule. Hotel sent a shuttle and picked us up. We checked into the hotel, arranged for shuttle to take us to the pier the next day and put our bags in ... Read more
lovethe2beach
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 forum posts
15 helpful votes
Was looking forward to sailing on a smaller ship, after sailing on the Oasis and Allure last year - but was very disappointed - the ship itself showed it's age, it was hard finding the ship store, and once there it was extremely crowded ... Read more
A Pisces
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
1,225 forum post
11 helpful votes
Overall, this vacation was outstanding! It was more of a South Eastern Caribbean cruise. It was my husband and I, and my sister in side by side balcony rooms. Deck 7, 7014 and 7016. We flew out of Atlanta on Southwest Airlines, ... Read more
raymondritter
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
We previously sailed on Royal Caribbean Freedom of the Sea & had an fantastic cruise, so we tried a sister ship Serenade of the Seas. Our travel plans were made with 2 other couples & it was truly a delightful trip. The food was ... Read more
dudleybob
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
Chose this cruise because it came up really cheap £1300 pp. flying with Virgin airlines, two nights in Miami in a b&b hotel on Ocean drive, all private transfers from airport to hotel and then hotel to ship. Flights transfers ... Read more

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Cktennessee
Member Since 2012
1 review
5 helpful votes
Overall experience on the cruise was excellent. The Captain and crew were very personable and helpful. The Cruise Director (Carly B.) was fun and energetic, and overall the entertainment was a step above what we have experienced on other ... Read more
Jurora
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
97 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
Mon. March 28- Fri. Apr 8 sailing * Pre-cruise-- we stayed at Cambria Suites, in Dania, about 15 to 20 min. from the cruise port. Great rooms, as they are all suites; very spacious. There is a cost for breakfast and for the shuttle ... Read more
sandra3022
Member Since 2010
4 reviews
29 forum posts
7 helpful votes
We are Diamond plus and love RCCL and were beyond excited for this cruise so you can imagine my disappointment when we go on board with our best friends and our rooms were not connected by room or by balcony as promised when we booked on ... Read more
TK79907
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
We had been on the Serenade 3 times before, all out of New Orleans and we loved the ship, the restaurants and the crew. Mario in the Concierge Lounge was the best concierge we ever dealt with and we looked forward to seeing him again. We ... Read more
mauimama
Member Since 2006
2 reviews
171 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
Royal Caribbean is our favorite cruise line and I think after this cruise, Serenade of the Seas just might be our new favorite ship in their fleet. Every single crew member was cheerful, attentive,and went out of their way to be ... Read more

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msmayor
Member Since 2006
1 review
1,320 forum post
7 helpful votes
My husband and I have begun to cruise every March as a way to recharge after a long winter and challenging work period in the two months after Christmas. This was our first 10 night cruise and what a difference those extra three nights ... Read more
melvilw
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
This is only our second cruise but were not disappointed. Having read some of the earlier reviews I was slightly apprehensive. I have come to realise that as a contributor on Trip Advisor that some people only seem to use reviews to ... Read more
Fussy Lady
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
My husband and I are in our early 70s and have taken 22 cruises. We had read a lot of negative things about Serenade. We were pleasantly surprised by the condition of the ship and thought the food on this cruise was the best we've had in ... Read more
Cayman Turtle
Member Since 2012
3 reviews
172 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
Our family of four are Diamond Crown and Anchor members and have sailed on Royal 14 times. We love the cruise line and are familiar with the ships and life on board. Two days before we sailed we were offered an upgrade from our two ... Read more
Federica
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed March 2016
we traveled with a baby and we had a very good cruise experience. We enjoyed it and we recommend it. However we have some recommendations for the cruise line if they want to improve the overall baby and family experience. They should allow ... Read more

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DAVIDPHS1955
Member Since 2012
4 reviews
183 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
It wasn't the greatest, but it wasn't the worse cruise that I have taken. It started off with my dealing with reception desk not knowing about the ADA rules for handicapped people. I am visually impaired and have mobility problems. When I ... Read more
Purple Princess
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
27 forum posts
12 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
This was our second time on the Serenade, and our 10th time on RCCL, our favorite Cruise Line. We're starting to figure out that the smaller ships are more " our thing" than the huge ones, this trip was so relaxing! Plus it's ... Read more
Taylor made to cruise
Member Since 2012
3 reviews
75 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
We wanted to do a Caribbean cruise that would be longer than seven days. From the moment we stepped on board we felt very welcome. The crew was outstanding. Very friendly and accomodating. The ship was just the right size, not too big. ... Read more
rmb7010
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
I think about the time on the Serenade everyday since I have been back. It was one of the best times of my life. I would seriously never consider trying another cruise line for next time as I could only be disappointed. Royal Caribbean ... Read more
wardog10839
Member Since 2009
1 review
3 forum posts
22 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
Completed 2 B2B cruises on Serenade 4 Jan,15 Jan,15 Feb, and 26 Feb which brought my total on RCL to 76 cruises.Overall I was extremely disappointed, felt the major problem was the lack of supervision on a ship which has been designated a ... Read more

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