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Serenade of the Seas
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Serenade of the Seas
Ranked #1 of 25 Royal Caribbean Ships
89% Loved It
  • Mid-sized ship with many dining, entertainment options
  • Good for families, singles, couples and groups
  • Alternative restaurants: Portofino, Chop's Grille
  • Launched: 2003; Passengers: 2,146
Allure of the Seas
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Allure of the Seas
Ranked #2 of 25 Royal Caribbean Ships
85% Loved It
  • Shares title of world's largest cruise ship with Oasis
  • Casual eats: a hot dog joint & Mexican cantina
  • Active pursuits: zip-line, rock-wall, FlowRiders
  • Launched: November 2010; Passengers: 5,400
Freedom of the Seas
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Freedom of the Seas
Ranked #3 of 25 Royal Caribbean Ships
85% Loved It
  • Fun feature: FlowRider surf simulator
  • One of the best ships afloat for families
  • Entertainment partnerships with DreamWorks and Mattel
  • Launched: 2006; Passengers: 3,634
Mariner of the Seas
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Mariner of the Seas
Ranked #4 of 25 Royal Caribbean Ships
85% Loved It
  • First of five Voyager-class ships to get Royal Advantage overhaul
  • Endless sea day diversions: rock-climbing to shopping
  • 22,000 square feet dedicated to kids' areas
  • Launched: 2003; Passengers: 3,114
Jewel of the Seas
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Jewel of the Seas
Ranked #5 of 25 Royal Caribbean Ships
84% Loved It
  • Alternative eateries: steakhouse, Italian
  • Lovely Thai-themed, glass-domed solarium
  • Vortex Disco is fun revolving nightclub
  • Launched: 2004; Passengers: 2,112
Oasis of the Seas
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Oasis of the Seas
Ranked #6 of 25 Royal Caribbean Ships
83% Loved It
  • Watch Broadway show, "Cats"
  • Lounge in foliage-filled Central Park
  • Live it up in a two-deck Loft Suite
  • Launched: 2009; Passengers: 5,400
Liberty of the Seas
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Liberty of the Seas
Ranked #7 of 25 Royal Caribbean Ships
83% Loved It
  • Features H2O Zone water park for children
  • FlowRider offers a taste of surfing at sea
  • Nice blend of free and for-fee dining options
  • Launched: 2007; Passengers: 3,634
Splendour of the Seas
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Splendour of the Seas
Ranked #8 of 25 Royal Caribbean Ships
82% Loved It
  • Windowed Centrum offers aerial spectacles and daytime activities
  • Midsize ship with multiple dining venues
  • Features 18-hole mini-golf course
  • Launched: 1996; Passengers: 1,830
Radiance of the Seas
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Radiance of the Seas
Ranked #9 of 25 Royal Caribbean Ships
82% Loved It
  • $20 million spent in 2011 to makeover "Mid-size" ship
  • Features outside elevators; half of exterior is glass
  • Huge stone elephants grace African-themed Solarium
  • Launched: 2001; Passengers: 2,112
Navigator of the Seas
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Navigator of the Seas
Ranked #10 of 25 Royal Caribbean Ships
81% Loved It
  • 81 inside cabins have "virtual balconies" (HD screens showing sea views)
  • Onboard ethnic dining: Mexican, Japanese, Italian
  • Royal Promenade indoor mall with bars, shops and parades
  • Launched: 2002; Passengers: 3,686
Enchantment of the Seas
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Enchantment of the Seas
Ranked #11 of 25 Royal Caribbean Ships
81% Loved It
  • Ship was cut in half and extended in 2005
  • Expanded pool deck with suspension bridges
  • Activities cater to multigenerational groups
  • Launched: 1997; Passengers: 2,252
Rhapsody of the Seas
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Rhapsody of the Seas
Ranked #12 of 25 Royal Caribbean Ships
80% Loved It
  • Oasis-class amenities added in 2012 refurb
  • Great programming for babies, kids and teens
  • Steakhouse, Italian and Asian specialty dining
  • Launched: 1997; Passengers: 1,998
Majesty of the Seas
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Majesty of the Seas
Ranked #13 of 25 Royal Caribbean Ships
79% Loved It
  • 3- & 4-night cruises offer quick, affordable getaways
  • Viking Crown Lounge provides quiet space, scenic views
  • Adventure Ocean kids club, Royal Babies & Tots
  • Launched: 1992; Passengers: 2,350
Explorer of the Seas
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Explorer of the Seas
Ranked #14 of 25 Royal Caribbean Ships
79% Loved It
  • Sails to Bermuda and Caribbean from Cape Liberty
  • More than 15,000 square feet of fitness and spa space
  • Some 50 percent of cabins feature balconies
  • Launched: 2000; Passengers: 3,114
Adventure of the Seas
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Adventure of the Seas
Ranked #15 of 25 Royal Caribbean Ships
78% Loved It
  • Family-friendly Voyager-class ship
  • Royal Promenade: hub for shops, bars and cafes
  • About half the cabins feature balconies
  • Launched: 2001; Passengers: 3,114
Brilliance of the Seas
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Brilliance of the Seas
Ranked #16 of 25 Royal Caribbean Ships
77% Loved It
  • Good specialty restaurants: Portofino, Chops Grille
  • High-tech nightclub, Starquest, with revolving bar
  • Generous pool area, including adults-only Solarium
  • Launched: 2002; Passengers: 2,142
Independence of the Seas
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Independence of the Seas
Ranked #17 of 25 Royal Caribbean Ships
77% Loved It
  • Underwent $7 million refurbishment in 2013
  • New restaurant and cafe added
  • New features including giant outdoor cinema screen
  • Launched: 2008; Passengers: 3,634
Grandeur of the Seas
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Grandeur of the Seas
Ranked #18 of 25 Royal Caribbean Ships
77% Loved It
  • Centrum with bar, dance floor and aerial shows
  • Sailings out of Baltimore to Bahamas and Caribbean
  • Multiple dining venues: Asian, Italian, steakhouse
  • Launched: 1996; Passengers: 1,992
Voyager of the Seas
Voyager of the Seas
Ranked #19 of 25 Royal Caribbean Ships
77% Loved It
  • First in RCI's innovative Voyager class
  • One of the most family-friendly ships at sea
  • Casino has 300 slots, blackjack, craps, roulette
  • Launched: 1999; Passengers: 3,114
Legend of the Seas
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Legend of the Seas
Ranked #20 of 25 Royal Caribbean Ships
75% Loved It
  • Itinerary variety: Panama Canal, Canada, Baltic, Caribbean
  • Smaller ship offers intimate atmosphere and slower pace
  • Refurb has extensively updated this two-decades-old ship
  • Launched: 1995; Passengers: 1,832
Vision of the Seas
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Vision of the Seas
Ranked #21 of 25 Royal Caribbean Ships
71% Loved It
  • 2013 makeover: new restaurants, movie screen, nursery, aerial show
  • Lots of glass walls bring outdoors in
  • Many cabin types, including family staterooms and panoramic ocean views
  • Launched: 1998; Passengers: 2,050
Anthem of the Seas
Anthem of the Seas
Ranked #22 of 25 Royal Caribbean Ships
67% Loved It
  • Pro: Cruisers are spoiled for choice when it comes to activities, restaurants
  • Con: For-fee dining, additional activities can come with hefty price tag
  • Bottom Line: Ship is fun, beautiful and perfect for families and those looking for a resort experience
  • Launched: 2015; Passengers: 4,180
Quantum of the Seas
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Quantum of the Seas
Ranked #23 of 25 Royal Caribbean Ships
50% Loved It
  • Pro: Technologically advanced ship offers exceptional cabins, entertainment and activities.
  • Con: So many reservation requirements mean less freedom.
  • Bottom Line: If you can't have fun on this ship, you might be a curmudgeon.
  • Launched: 2014; Passengers: 4,180
Harmony of the Seas
Harmony of the Seas
Ranked #24 of 25 Royal Caribbean Ships
0% Loved It
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  • Will be largest cruise ship in the world
  • First waterslides on a Royal Caribbean ship
  • Only third ship in Royal fleet to have a zip line
  • Launched: 2016; Passengers: 5,488
Ovation of the Seas
Ovation of the Seas
Ranked #25 of 25 Royal Caribbean Ships
0% Loved It
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Royal Caribbean Member Reviews

79% Loved It

Beautiful ship with great shows but that's about it. Very disorganized. Long lines and slow service. Poor selection and quality of food. Service ... Read more
by DebbieAlford
Sailed once previously on Royal. Vision of the Seas through Norway. Was a good experience. At that time the Vision had no specialty restaurants so we ... Read more
by MartyFeldman
We’re a couple in our mid to late 30ies and this is only our 2nd cruise ever. We went on the Allure last year for a Eastern Caribbean cruise ... Read more
by Sydneyberlin
When selecting a cruise you have to be very careful of both timing (school holidays) and number of guests onboard. We recently went on the Voyager of ... Read more
by Chrissophie8
Having cruised last year on a much smaller thomsons ship I expected better value for money. Having to pay a surcharge on every alchaolic drink and ... Read more
by Nevillewood
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