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The 1,950-passenger Grandeur of the Seas, launched in early 1996, is one of Royal Caribbean's oldest (and smallest) vessels, but you'd never know it from the ship's sleek public spaces: a grand Art ...
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980 Royal Caribbean Grandeur of the Seas Cruise Reviews

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chris515nuke
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Wife and I departed on 9 night cruise (our longest yet) from Baltimore, MD. The transfer from the Airport to the Cruise Terminal was easy and cost us just $35 total including tip to the driver. We did not prearrange this at all, just ... Read more
oreo615@hotmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
Well, At the last minute,my wife and I booked this cruise. I wasn't sure a 20 year old ship that is small by todays standards would interest me but we really had a great time on the Grandeur of the seas.Having 2 days in Bermuda was nice ... Read more
trumpetfish55
Member Since 2007
1 review
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
We cruise often, but this was our first cruise with RCCL. We knew that this was an older and smaller ship and we were prepared for not the same level of activities that we have experienced on other lines/ships. After reading the ... Read more
mmcgann11
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
While we've cruised on other lines, we decided it was time to try Royal Caribbean. And what better test than one of the older and least featured ships in the line, the Grandeur — one due for a refit in 2017. If we enjoyed ourselves ... Read more
DanWilJr
Member Since 2011
8 reviews
12 forum posts
6 helpful votes
After a very busy spring season in our jobs my wife and I thought it would be a good idea to take a vacation for the July 4th Holiday and we wanted to get away. Since we only live an hour from Baltimore and hand not sailed out on Royal ... Read more

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Jenn1133
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
2 forum posts
8 helpful votes
We booked this cruise for the itinerary and sailing date as it was the only option that worked for our entire sailing party. The Port: (We heard eventually that the ship was late returning to port that morning, so our prolonged check ... Read more
Uno e
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We took this cruise because of its location and where it's was sail. But the ship was really showing its age. Dirty ceiling panels. Broken mirror around ceiling lights. Hanging electrical wires. Lots rust. The gaming tables covers well ... Read more
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JacquieRT
Member Since 2015
3 reviews
4 forum posts
13 helpful votes
I was really impressed as the Grandeur is "visibly" an old ship but it packs a punch with the type of service that was being offered. As this was my 3rd cruise on RCCL, I was expecting a great experience and I was not ... Read more
katsmumma
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
1 forum post
7 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
Booked this one a month before because I had the week off for vacation, liked the idea of driving 4 hours to get on a ship and exclude the hassle and cost of flying especially with that recent 3 hour TSA wait nonsense. I sailed RC for the ... Read more
bonafido
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
the price was right and Baltimore is only about 3 hours drive.......here's the UGLY......we couldn't find where the noise was coming from.....it sounded like a knocking at the door while we were sleeping.....this went on intermittently for ... Read more

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bobemmons
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We booked the cruise for my son's family (including 2 grand kids) because Baltimore was convenient, and the itinerary was good. Food was acceptable in the dining room, but the buffet food was poor quality. Entertainment was spotty, and ... Read more
malackym
Member Since 2009
1 review
98 forum posts
0 helpful votes
My wife and I took this cruise for our 25th Anniversary. We had a great time. It was our first cruise without our kids, since before we had kids. The ship doesn't have all the bells and whistles the newer ships have and I will admit, I ... Read more
Keenan70
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because it was the only one that would fit with the dates that I could get away from work, and the port was close enough to home that we could use award points for our flight. We should have spent more money and taken ... Read more
Audreyapollard
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
My husband booked this cruise as a birthday gift to me, especially because I love lobsters and have always wanted to visit Maine. This was the best cruise ever. The crew was exceptionally friendly. We enjoyed most of the entertainment. Our ... Read more
Soul Blazer
Member Since 2013
5 reviews
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
The port of Baltimore is the best port to cruise from. Embarkation went quick and smooth. Our room wasn't ready until 1PM. so we went to the Windjammer for lunch and as usual it was very crowded. The food was ok. When we could go to our ... Read more

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patsycpac@yahoo.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Needed a vacation after surgery on both knees this year. Was treated very well by all personal. Food was excellent,gym was easy accessable for me to exercise my knees. I am truly grateful for the walks on the deck to strengthen my legs ... Read more
Bookworm66
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
10 helpful votes
This was my first cruise so I have nothing to compare it with. Overall, it was okay. Not spectacular, not awful. The water was thankfully smooth, the weather cool. We had a cabin on deck 2 in the center and it was very quiet and we barely ... Read more
lberney
Member Since 2012
1 review
77 forum posts
9 helpful votes
1) The good parts of this cruise were the ports and the food! We loved all the stops (Boston, Portland, Bar Harbor, St. John, and Halifax). We also loved the food. We never ate in a specialty dining room because the food in the main ... Read more
lennyzim
Member Since 2013
5 reviews
139 forum posts
19 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
We chose this cruise because it was close to home, not getting on a plane is the way to go if possible. We also chose it because it was our anniversary. Overall this was disappointing. The Grandeur is probably 20 years old, and ... Read more
michellesboggus@yahoo.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
15 helpful votes
This was my 2nd experience on Grandeur of the Seas. My first cruise in 2013 was WONDERFUL! Excellent customer service on every level. From stateroom attendant (loved Ida Ashley) to each porter. To say this cruise was different would be an ... Read more

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lwalsh
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
I loved everything about this cruise. Everything was wonderful, especially the hard workers who made my vacation complete <3 special thanks to alexandar and all 117 staff members from my time dining. He was such a wonderful staff member ... Read more
ear6800
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
13 helpful votes
First time cruise with Mrs. Cruiser and another couple. No kids on this trip. We had a blast, so much so that both couples booked two more Royal Caribbean cruises, one for Dec 2016 and another for May 2017. Getting on board in ... Read more
nancynick40@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
This was our first cruise. We chose this cruise because of the value and the convenience of cruising out of a port close to home. The Granduer of the Seas is a smaller, older ship, so keep that in mind when choosing it. It doesn't ... Read more
mlphilli@vcu.edu
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
14 helpful votes
My first cruise - sort of a trial run to see if this sort of vacation is for me. Turns out, I think I'm ready to book another. But probably not on this boat. I booked the five-night cruise to Bermuda out of Baltimore because it was ... Read more
cmecompute
Member Since 2003
2 reviews
908 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
I will start with a little back-round, we are Diamond cruisers with over 17 cruises behind us. We prefer drive up ports due to luggage and usually purchasing large amounts of alcohol to bring back with us. We are active people and like to ... Read more

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