Radiance of the Seas Cabins

Editor Rating:  4.0
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Radiance of the Seas Ratings

  • Category
    Member
    Editor
  • Dining
    4.0
    4.0
  • Public Rooms
    4.4
    5.0
  • Cabins
    4.1
    4.0
  • Entertainment
    3.8
    5.0
  • Spa & Fitness
    4.1
    5.0
  • Family & Children
    3.7
    5.0
  • Shore Excursions
    3.8
    3.0
  • Enrichment
    3.5
    1.0
  • Service
    4.4
    3.0
  • Value-for-Money
    3.9
    4.0
Editor Rating
4.0
Member Rating
Why Choose Radiance of the Seas?
  • Pro: Much of the exterior is glass allowing for impressive ocean views from almost anywhere
  • Con: Too much emphasis on up charges, from specialty restaurants to drinks and the onboard shops
  • Bottom Line: Older ship best chosen for the itineraries it sails, not the onboard offerings

Radiance of the Seas Cabins

Editor Rating
Cabins
4.0

Of the 1,071 cabins, 825 are outside and 577 of those have balconies. Only Oasis and Allure have a higher proportion of balcony accommodations.

Good middle-of-the-road choices in a balcony cabin are Categories E1, E2, and E3 measuring 179 square feet with a 41-square-foot balcony (though still on the small end of industry average). These are situated on Decks 7, 8, 9 and 10, with the ones on Deck 10 closest to the pools and other outdoor amenities.

Family cabins accommodate six people with twin beds that convert to a queen and additional bunk beds, plus a sofa bed in a separate area.

All cabins have wireless internet access and Internet ports, as well as interactive flat-screen TV's, complete with interactive technology that allows passengers to do things like order room service or book a shore excursion from their cabin (added during the 2011 refurb).

During the 2011 dry-dock, Radiance received 12 new accommodations -- the new cabins were constructed in spaces formerly used for room service staging and in former private dining areas. They include one new family suite, five interior and six exterior cabins.

The most lavish accommodation is the Royal Suite -- a palatial 1,034-square-foot suite with a 172-square-foot balcony and such amenities as a baby grand piano; wet bar; entertainment center with 42-inch flat screen TV, stereo and VCR; and bath with whirlpool, bidet and steam shower.

Wheelchair-accessible cabins are available in a variety of categories.

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Radiance of the Seas Cabin Reviews

AussieNSW
Member Since 2013
1 review
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Sailed four weeks ago
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kriley1211
Member Since 2017
1 review
0 forum posts
Sailed March 2017
Our room was larger than I expected. I packed two weeks worth of clothing and had ample room to put everything away. The beds were very comfortable and we enjoyed our over-sized porthole, especially during a few days of stormy weather. Our room's ... Read more
Dickybow
Member Since 2017
1 review
0 forum posts
Sailed February 2017
Can't remember our room no! Our cabin was the same as most cruise lines. Very clean. Plenty of clean towels and sheets. But no little extras like shower caps, body lotions etc. ... Read more
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