Subscribe today
Get Cruise Critic in your inbox

Royal Clipper Cruise Review by brewser

Home > Reviews > Member Reviews > Royal Clipper Cruise Review by brewser
Royal Clipper
Royal Clipper
Member Name: brewser
Cruise Date: May 2007
Embarkation: Civitavecchia
Destination: Western Mediterranean
Cabin Category: a
Cabin Number:
Booking Method: Local Travel Agency
See More About: Royal Clipper Cruise Reviews | Western Mediterranean Cruise Reviews | Star Clippers Cruise Deals
Member Rating   2.0 out of 5+
Dining 2.0
Public Rooms 5.0
Cabins 4.0
Entertainment 1.0
Spa & Fitness 2.0
Family & Children Not Rated
Shore Excursions 4.0
Embarkation 3.0
Service 2.0
Value-for-Money Not Rated
Rates 3.0
Write a cruise review!

Show the Lowest Price
Departure Month
Please select at least one vendor.
Cruise.com
iCruise.com
Sponsored Links:

red arrow


Ship Facts: Royal Clipper Review (by Cruise Critic!) | Royal Clipper Deck Plans
Royal Clipper - Western Mediterranean
We were so looking forward to being on a real clipper and sailing around Italy. The Royal Clipper was a beautiful ship, meticulously maintained and our deluxe suite was very adequate with a balcony. BUT, the service was quite bad- no bartenders to be found on the pool deck except the last day so you had to go downstairs to get even a coke or water. Most of the waiters can hardly speak english and the meals were just okay. Nothing spectacular and most times the food came out luke warm, (must have been all pre-prepared). And if you ask for seconds of anything, they are a little surly about it. The dining room maitre-d just catered to people from his country. Wine stewards were just bartenders brought to the dining room. It was hard to get a drink at dinner as you had to chase them down. I will say the dining room was spectacular. The sloop shop has nothing really, movie selection for the room is extremely limited and old. The spa is in the fitness room and you cannot relax due to the high power music coming through the door.Our cabin steward was the best thing on on the ship- he got us whatever we wanted. The security to get on the ship is virtually non-existent. They just tell you to put your luggage thru the machine and no one marks them or anything. Most people did not even bother to do this as on one is watching. A little scary. I'll go back to the Windstar ships as they are spectacular all around.








Publication Date: 06/21/07
More Royal Clipper Cruise Reviews

Read the previous Royal Clipper review Read the next Royal Clipper review

Like This Review?



More Western Mediterranean Cruise Reviews
Cruise Critic's Royal Clipper Review
Star Clippers Cruise Deals
Star Clippers Message Board
Write a cruise review!
About UsAdvertisingEditorial DisclaimerPress
PrivacySite MapStoreSubscribe
X

Thank You For Signing Up!

Please Note: To ensure delivery of your free e-letters, please add news@cruisecritic.com to your address book.

We're committed to protecting your privacy and will not rent or sell your e-mail address. By proceeding, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.