Royal Caribbean Grandeur of the Seas Cruise Reviews

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nutucruise
Member Since 2008
1 review
274 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Embarkation was smooth. It took about 1 hour from arrival at port to on the ship. Ship although 20 years old was beautiful, classic, generally well maintained. Nice layout with wrap around promenade deck on Deck 5 and Walking track (4 ... Read more
Ilovepopcorn
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
2 forum posts
7 helpful votes
We have traveled with Royal Caribbean multiple times and have had wonderful experiences. The Grandeur is an older and smaller ship so we weren't sure what to expect. We were pleasantly surprised to find the ship is in excellent condition ... Read more
Familycruise13
Member Since 2012
3 reviews
2 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
We selected this cruise because it sailed from Baltimore which is about 1.5 hours from each of our homes. We were a family of 4 sailing in a grand suite. My Mom 82, My brother 62, me 59 and my 39 year old daughter. My Mom doesn't like ... Read more
phishlover
Member Since 2009
5 reviews
2 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
Living in the Baltimore area we decided to try a cruise from Cruise Maryland. Grandeur of the Seas (GOS) provided a short getaway to Bermuda. Friends dropped us at the ship terminal and picked us up. That process was convenient and well ... Read more
Emtbsam
Member Since 2009
1 review
1,955 forum post
7 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
We usually travel on Silversea, a small ship cruise line, the largest carrying 540 passengers which has double the number of crew per passenger than on RCL. We have only cruised on one other large ship, that being the Carnival Pride, so ... Read more
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90+cruises&counting
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
9 helpful votes
I boarded the Grandeur on Sat. Sept. 24th. Boarding processes went quite smoothly. Once onboard proceeded to Windjammer as no access to rooms until 1pm. Windjammer on embarkation day is always a tad insane, and this day was no different. ... Read more
lovestwins
Member Since 2010
1 review
424 forum posts
1 helpful vote
The Grandeur of The Seas is an older ship in the fleet though it has been updated recently. She is still in need of a new paint job and cleaning in several areas. The embarkation and disembarkation went very smoothly. The best aspects ... Read more
felizjvr
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
I choose Grandeur of the sea because its more cheaper than any other cruise ship,& one thing the crew were all helpful, honest , kind & trustworthy specially in the dining room & at the room.I like the shows,and the games,spa, ... Read more
brownblonde
Member Since 2008
4 reviews
1,920 forum post
4 helpful votes
Chose as to the closeness of our home to port without flying and a nice get away. Found the ship very well kept for the age. Very clean and we could not have had a cleaner room and cabin attendant. The meals are a bit only average ... Read more
RUMRNR
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
We chose Grandeur because Baltimore is just a couple of hours up I-95 for us. Embarkation was very quick and smooth without any problems. After reading so many negative reviews on the condition of the ship, we really didn't know what to ... Read more
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Gnisci
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2016
Recently took a 9 night Canada and New England Cruise out of Baltimore on Royal Caribbean Grandeur of the Seas. This was the September 1 to the 10, 2016 and included ports in Boston, Portland, Bar Harbor, St John and Halifax. I ... Read more
msjwlee
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
I live about 30 minutes from Baltimore Ship Terminal. Can leave my house and be on board in an hour. Getting ready for my fourth cruise on Grandeur of the seas. Just love this ship. The crew/staff are the greatest and most friendly and ... Read more
FamilyCruisng
Member Since 2014
4 reviews
6 forum posts
16 helpful votes
We cruised over a dozen times mostly on RCCL. This was our second cruise on the Grandeur of the Seas. Last time was one of the first cruises after the aft area fire. This ship is showing it's age. Some of the common area furniture was ... Read more
West Hanover Sailor
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
We chose this port for proximity and the ship due to familiarity. Grandeur has a great layout, itineraries and crew. We thoroughly enjoyed the destination port, excursions, dining entertainment and cabin service. The Captain expertly ... Read more
TBurr
Member Since 2014
5 reviews
16 forum posts
6 helpful votes
I do not know how many cruises I have been on, but I continue to enjoy them. RCCL has been a big part of my cruising experience. I am Diamond level member, and the Diamond staff member did an incredible job is taking care of us. The best ... Read more
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Miatravels
Member Since 2010
1 review
25 forum posts
13 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
I've gone on more cruises than I can count, and on many different lines. I chose this because it is one of only two that sail out of Baltimore, where family members live. I found the cruise adequate for my purposes, that is, to give my ... Read more
Parrish64
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
47 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Embarkation was really fast, we got to the port of Baltimore around 2:00 pm and was on the ship by 2:15 pm. The Grandeur of the Seas is a great ship. I like the smaller size, nicer balcony room and overall service. Our cabin was a ... Read more
MommaMickey
Member Since 2013
8 reviews
46 forum posts
8 helpful votes
We choose this cruise as an end of summer treat before my husband started back to school. The cruise was wonderful. The first wonder was the port in Baltimore. After a 21/2 hour drive, we got to the port...how easy. As we followed ... Read more
eaglesfaninfl
Member Since 2015
1 review
30 forum posts
8 helpful votes
My wife and I cruised to Bermuda with our two oldest granddaughters (almost 17 and 14) on the Grandeur last week. We normally cruise out of Florida in the winter but planned this cruise for when the girls would be on summer vacation. The ... Read more
dzTexas
Member Since 2008
1 review
4 forum posts
13 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
We chose this cruise for some time with our grandchildren and children. The grandkids spent time at the pool, rock climbing wall and playing shuffleboard. We dined at Chops specialty restaurant and the buffet as well as the dining room. We ... Read more
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JayHay
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
The best way I can summarize this is by comparing the cruise lines to fast food joints. If Carnival is the McDonald's of the seas, then RC's Grandeur of the Seas is Wendy's. By a hair. Not even a Panera. A Wendy's. The good: The ... Read more
DCCruiserX1
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
2 forum posts
9 helpful votes
This was our first cruise with Royal Caribbean, and have only sailed with one other cruise line in the past. I have heard wonderful things about this cruise line and choose this particular cruise because of it's proximity to home and the ... Read more
ctu
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
Although we have lived in Maryland for 21 years, I haven't thought of cruising out of Baltimore because all ships available are small. We selected Royal Caribbean Grandeur of the Seas out of the convenience and destinations to New England ... Read more
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greatdanemom
Member Since 2005
1 review
1,142 forum post
6 helpful votes
Grandeur has one of the nicest crews that we've found in over 30 cruises. They make every minute on the ship so much nicer. You encounter smiles everywhere and they are all extremely polite and helpful. Grandeur is an older and ... Read more
hisfuzziness
Member Since 2016
1 review
16 forum posts
7 helpful votes
It was our first cruise out of Baltimore, second cruise overall (both with Royal). We were very impressed with getting on and off ship -- very efficient and orderly. It was only an hour drive for us, so I'm definitely looking to do another ... Read more
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