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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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peanut0096
Member Since 2012
1 review
12 forum posts
6 helpful votes
As always we enjoy our cruise.This was our 6th cruise on the Grandeur It is nice to get away to the Caribbean in the winter months.The Grandeur is an old ship but well kept.The Staff is always good.The Captain was able to keep us clear of ... Read more
subtlefantasy
Member Since 2002
4 reviews
57 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because we didn't want to drive to Florida. Baltimore is an 8 hour drive for us and with the Canadian dollar sinking, it was going to be expensive for us with hotels and food. We arrived at the port which is close to ... Read more
Shazaaam
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
The reason we choose this cruise ship was out of convenience. We live in Pennsylvania so it saved flight costs to drive to Baltimore. What we did not realize is that 80 percent of the cruise passengers were 70-90 year old's. They mostly ... Read more
Manbo
Member Since 2010
3 reviews
115 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We embarked on this cruise one day late due to snow storm Jonas that dumped 30 inches of snow and delayed the return of the Grandeur to Baltimore by one day. The check-in process was very slow since so many of the staff could not get into ... Read more
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singajane
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
22 forum posts
3 helpful votes
This was my first cruise on RCI Granduer of the Seas, chosen because I took my mother-in-law and the port of Baltimore was convenient for driving rather than flying. She has sailed with RCI in the past and for her this was also a cruise ... Read more

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Lindsk
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
I just recently returned from my third cruise with Royal Caribbean, and although my first two were fantastic experiences, this one was my last. Horrific service from their Guest Services and the main dining room, and poor communication ... Read more
pastor mitch
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Great cruise. My wife and I take 2 cruises yearly. I'm 47 and my wife is 46. The patrons on this cruise is generally an older crowd which is cool for us. Not a bunch of teenagers running all thru out the ship. We cruise out of Baltimore ... Read more
Hank29
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
This was my 3rd cruise on the Grandeur of the Seas, 31st cruise overall. Yes she has been around for a long time but I think she is still a beautiful ship. A little worn here and there but overall well maintained. The crew is excellent ... Read more
stevecblock
Member Since 2014
4 reviews
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
We just returned from our 10 night cruise to the Caribbean on the Grandeur. What a wonderful cruise. First, we spent the night before in Baltimore prior to the cruise. Embarkation was a breeze. We drove to the port, parked the car, ... Read more
girardj
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
This was our 3rd family cruise. First two were on the Disney cruise line - so Disney will be my basis of comparison. Our traveling party included my wife and I, our 17 year old daughter, our 25 year old son and his friend. We had two ... Read more

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vasoccermom
Member Since 2005
2 reviews
243 forum posts
2 helpful votes
There are a lot of very in-depth reviews so rather than give the play by play, i thought I'd try to give more of an overview and an impression of things that stood out for us. We were a group of 16 ranging from age 8-55 so we had many ... Read more
Susygirl
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
49 forum posts
2 helpful votes
REVIEW: Grandeur of the Seas, December 19, 2015, 8 Day Bahamian Christmas Cruise Cast of Characters: Female age 53, background in education and mental health services. DH, 62, systems engineer in hydraulics, travels frequently for work. ... Read more
valifeisgood
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
7 forum posts
0 helpful votes
A large group of family (18) for Mom's 90th Bday, most of whom had never cruised. We've been on Celebrity, Princess, HAL and NCL so this is older but nice... Ship was completely sold out- decorated nicely (but somewhat sparsely) for ... Read more
Ed in Baltimore
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
We were in the Royal Suite. Pro: large space, clean, handsomely done. Cons: electrical switches did not turn on the stated lamp, ceiling light, bathroom light. Faucets in bathroom leaked. Large space with baby grand piano. And, the ... Read more
Phyllis661
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2015
This is not our 1st cruise. My friend and I have sailed on several different cruise lines.We chose this cruise and this ship for 1 reason only convenience. We knew it was an older ship but supposedly it was refurbished in 24012. Lets start ... Read more

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BrnBrok
Member Since 2007
6 reviews
109 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
Chose the Grandeur for a number of reasons: 1. Looking for an easy break from winter 2.Something close to home 3.Good Price. Grandeur gave us all of these. The ship is not the largest, the newest, or the glitziest of RCCL's many ... Read more
realgearhead
Member Since 2009
15 reviews
1 forum post
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
We traveled from our home on Long Island to Baltimore by Amtrak, which wasn't bad, total time about 4 hrs and, stayed overnight at the Residence Inn Marriot ,than took a cab to the pier , I little bit of a pain because of hauling the ... Read more
lpslot
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
In short, great food, great staff, nice but small ship, and lots and lots of very old people with walkers, and scooters. And 10 days (9 really) with 5 at sea is just too long. Having been spoiled on the newest and largest ship of 2010 ... Read more
weasel2000
Member Since 2008
1 review
2 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed from Baltimore on 29 November 2015 for a 10 day Western Caribbean cruise thanks to my parents who wanted to spend some extra time with their (one and only) grandchild. They also invited my mother-in-law (her first cruise); and a ... Read more
berschert
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
If you just want quantity of food, this is the ship for you because there is no quality unless you dine in the speciality restaurants and even then it is iffy. Even the oatmeal is inedible. This cruise line is so far below the others that ... Read more

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Soul Blazer
Member Since 2013
5 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
Let me start by saying that I have ben on 38 cruises and this was not a bad one at all,,however it had some issues. The embarkation and disembarkation was excellent. Can't say enough good things about the Port of Baltimore. After we were ... Read more
RD4Bingo
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2015
This was our first cruise. It was just my husband and myself. We loved it! We did lots of research on the cruise before we booked. We thought the ship was just beautiful. The staff was great. They were always there if we needed anything ... Read more
Peach of a Teach
Member Since 2013
5 reviews
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
My mother and I did a back-to-back cruise to Florida, Nassau, Cozumel, Haiti, and Falmouth. We have done this cruise before, and we enjoyed every minute of it. Embarkation in Baltimore is still not quite as professional as Bayonne, but ... Read more
vfgirl
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
My first cruise! Royal Caribbean is great! The service in the Great Gatsby dinning room was fabulous! They worked to provide the best - and they delivered. I can't say enough commendations for our servers, Darshon, Alexandar, & ... Read more
Meet the Jetsons
Member Since 2014
1 review
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
This was my first time on an ocean-going cruise. I was afraid to be on a ship with that many people, given all the horror stories I have read about Norovirus and malfunctions at sea. I chose Grandeur of the Seas, because I live only an ... Read more

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