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The 225,282-ton Allure of the Seas was the world's largest cruise ship -- for six years -- before that title was stolen by sister Harmony of the Seas in May 2016. It can carry 5,492 passengers at double ...
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JH31115
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Went on a 7 night cruise with our 16 month old twins and my in laws. I refuse to travel without help! We booked adjoining ocean balcony cabins. We had a 6am flight out of LGA to FLL. Flight was fine and we were met at the airport ... Read more
docwhorocks
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed on Allure of the Seas. Huge ship. From an engineering standpoint extremely impressive, some shows were good, and that's about the best thing I can about the cruise. RCI made this huge ship with tons of room. And for the most ... Read more
Murphy Rowe
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
This was my first cruise and it was a wonderful experience. I tend to ramble, so bare with me. I'll try to put the most important part of my tips in the first sentence or two. Tip #1 STATE ROOM I highly recommend an outside, ocean ... Read more
vamary1607
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
I cruised on the Allure of the Seas the week of July 3-July 10, 2016. I had an ocean view balcony cabin on deck 12. I was traveling with family. Considering both the good and bad, I would not take a RC cruise again. Below are the ... Read more
Norma Green
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
I chose RCL because I was interested in the size of the ship. It took us 3 hours to get to the port and upon arrival was met with the most disorganized and confusing drop off, including rude workers and a nasty BSO officer. Who stepped in ... Read more

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EPGuy
Member Since 2011
1 review
4 forum posts
11 helpful votes
I have been on 18 cruises, first time on Royal Caribbean,tough to we would try it, and it will be the last!!! Running back to Princess and Celebrity. Lines everywhere, children running up and down hallways slamming doors at all hours of ... Read more
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jipis
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed June 2016
This was my second cruise ever and my wife's first. We took it as a late honeymoon and a first-anniversary vacation. No kids. We had an amazing time and are eagerly anticipating our next cruise -- whenever it may be, but hopefully sooner ... Read more
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Gammy004
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We have sailed twice on the Allure of the Seas, we love it!!! The activities are above and beyond! The Broadway shows are excellent. The parade is neat, the music is wonderful ! The staff in the dining room was excellent!!! We love ... Read more
Florida2020
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
5 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
I chose this ship because i wanted to try an oasis class ship. My daughter and I have been on several cruises but not on this class. The ship felt tired to us. Balcony room overlooking boardwalk was nice with view of water and theatre. ... Read more
DSwan212
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
This was my first time cruising. We were a group of 8 friends and had a blast. We were initially only offered "my time" dining which was a total bust. On the 2nd night of not being able to get a reservation and/or a table on ... Read more

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oddits
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
33 forum posts
20 helpful votes
This was my first time on Royal, and the Allure is very big, we couldn't get over how wide it is. Me and the SE (both in our 50's) flew to Fort Lauderdale a day early and stayed at the Residence Inn, free airport shuttle and $8 to port, ... Read more
lesliequantie
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
19 helpful votes
This was my first cruise. There were 14 in our group sailing together, with 3 of us sharing one stateroom. Definitely get a ocean balcony room. It made the room feel larger. We were on the 7th deck and we didn't feel much of the boat ... Read more
Davem@nowkitchens.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
The Allure of the seas is a beautiful and amazing ship that offers so many entertainment options, we just had to experience it. The first part of the cruise was amazing, as the port staff and the Royal Caribbean people at Port Everglades ... Read more
tbaxter33
Member Since 2005
2 reviews
0 forum posts
30 helpful votes
My wife and I have done many cruises on multiple cruise lines over the years. It is our experience that each cruise line has its on culture -- its own "personality" -- which appeals to various gropups of people. It does not ... Read more
JOHNNYBMILLS
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
we decided to take this cruise because there were quite a few children involved. two families cruising together. this was our third cruise with royal c cruise line. it is a great cruise if there are children involved. there is a TON of ... Read more

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MIRYAM
Member Since 2000
1 review
67 forum posts
3 helpful votes
I m a young woman of 70 years old From Florida and I cruise for more tha 30 years and love it. family from out state wanted to go on the allure,I was On that ship before and I had a great time then, so I didn't mine going again.In ... Read more
BRCruiser08
Member Since 2008
1 review
31 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
We cruised on Allure of the Seas in June of 2016. This was our first cruise with Royal Caribbean. The embarkation process took no time. We arrived by 10:30 and were in the waiting area by 11:00. Since we were newbies to RCI, we were ... Read more
nasamonte
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Exceptional service! Crew members seem to genuinely enjoy their job and make the passengers feel like family. I was very impressed with Royal Caribbean's approach to cleanliness. Handrails, counter tops, etc. we're constantly being ... Read more
BlantonD@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
17 helpful votes
The Allure of the Seas is a truly amazing ship in terms of scale and amenities, and there were a lot of great opportunities for fun on board the ship. Our stateroom was spacious and clean, and our stateroom steward was perhaps the ... Read more
Uchylisa
Member Since 2016
1 review
37 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I chose this cruise because we had a group that ranged from 10 years old to 70 years old and it looked like there was something for everyone. We also got a very good deal that had many extra's included as well as some onboard credit. We ... Read more

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MisterMet
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
92 forum posts
13 helpful votes
My DW and I decided that we needed to take advantage of living near Port Everglades and cruise from our “Home Port.” We are limited to cruising mainly between May and October due to seasonal occupational restraints (I am a Golf ... Read more
Hackpba
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
388 forum posts
23 helpful votes
Wow! The Allure of the seas is unbelievable. I have sailed on all three Freedom Class ships and was excited to see the difference of the larger Allure of the seas. We were not disappointed. The ship is in great shape and the crew was ... Read more
Cal Pacific
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
12 helpful votes
If your dream vacation is seven days and nights inside an amusement park, this cruise is for you. In addition to highly entertaining live theater, innovative thrill rides, and great selection (but uneven quality) of food selections, the ... Read more
Tabby9999
Member Since 2009
1 review
4 forum posts
9 helpful votes
We had a very nice time on the Allure of the Seas. We stayed in the one bedroom AquaSuite on the 14th floor (14330). We have never stayed in a suite before and it was just the right size for us and having two balconies was great! It ... Read more
Sunny cakes
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
3 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
This was my second cruise with Royal Caribbean. I sailed on the Oasis of the Seas in 2014. We ported out of Ft. Lauderdale, which I love. I was with my husband and brother, we are travel buddies. We had relatives from Tennessee on the boat ... Read more

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