Voyager of the Seas Review

Editor Rating:  4.5
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Voyager of the Seas Editor Ratings

  • Category
    Member
    Editor
  • Dining
    3.9
    4.0
  • Public Rooms
    4.3
    5.0
  • Cabins
    4.2
    4.0
  • Entertainment
    3.9
    5.0
  • Spa & Fitness
    4.2
    5.0
  • Family & Children
    3.2
    5.0
  • Shore Excursions
    3.6
    2.0
  • Enrichment
    3.5
    2.0
  • Service
    4.3
    4.0
  • Value-for-Money
    3.9
    4.0
Editor Rating
4.5
Cruiser Rating
Why Choose Voyager of the Seas?
  • One of the most family-friendly ships at sea
  • Refurbished in 2014 with new dining and 'virtual balcony' cabins
  • Ice skating, rock-climbing and a surfing simulator

Voyager of the Seas Overview

In 1999, when Royal Caribbean's 3,114-passenger Voyager of the Seas entered service as the largest cruise ship in the world, it was heralded as the most revolutionary vessel ever built, forever changing the world of cruising with such never-before-seen features as an ice skating rink/TV studio/concert arena, rock-climbing wall, in-line skating track, horizontal atrium (now known as the Royal Promenade), and inside cabins with a view.

The rock-climbing walls are now aboard every Royal Caribbean ship, and the ice skating rink and other features can also be enjoyed on the line's other four Voyager-class ships, as well as on the line's newer classes of ships, but Voyager of the Seas is still mind boggling, memorable and exciting. The ship underwent an $80-million refit in October 2014, adding several other signature facilities, such as a FlowRider surfing simulator, "virtual balconies" on inside cabins, 3D movies and several new dining options.

Voyager of the Seas Fellow Passengers

Royal Caribbean generally appeals to a broad range of folks of all ages -- but with one characteristic in common: This ship is designed for the activity-minded. It also attracts a high percentage of families. When sailing in Australia (November through April), the majority of passengers are locals.

Voyager of the Seas Dress Code

During the day, dress is casual. Evenings are either casual, smart casual or formal. On casual nights, suggested attire is sports shirts and slacks for men and sundresses or pants for women. On smart casual evenings, men should don jackets and tie, with women wearing dresses or pantsuits. On the one or two formal nights per cruise, men can choose from tuxedos or suits and ties, while woman usually wear cocktail dresses.

Voyager of the Seas Gratuity

Royal Caribbean passengers are charged $13.50 per person, per day ($16.50 for suite guests). Gratuities can be prepaid or will be added on a daily basis to passengers' SeaPass accounts during the cruise. Passengers can modify or remove gratuities by visiting the guest services desk while onboard. An 18 percent gratuity is automatically added to bar tabs.
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cmadigan
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I had read many bad reviews about this line, boat and port so I was very anxious that we may have made a mistake by booking the cruise. It was my second cruise with my grandson and I booked a Grand Suite as the price was ridiculously cheap ... Read more
Simba_HK
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
I chose Royal Caribbean based on rave reviews from family and friends. But they cruised in Europe and not on Voyager of the seas. My husband and I went with a couple of friends on Voyager just to test out a short cruise from Hong Kong to ... Read more
Yukiwan
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
32 helpful votes
I joined this ship about 5 years ago in Barcelona and experience was good. But recent experience was really terrible and was nightmare. Arrangement of seating for meal : No arrangement at all. table was allocated on ad hoc basis. ... Read more
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