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688 Royal Caribbean Alaska Cruise Reviews

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sw100177
Member Since 2014
1 review
1 forum post
8 helpful votes
I only gave 2 stars because of the good staffs service that I received. Our room attendant and the dinning room servers were able to provide excellent service. Most other staffs on the cruise were nice and friendly although you might ... Read more
shutterbug63
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
882 forum posts
5 helpful votes
My son & I are loyal Royal cruisers. Overall, we loved the ports and the cruise, but there were some minor issues that really bothered us as we've had zero issues on any of our other cruises. I had pre-ordered a celebrations cake ... Read more
Berlybob
Member Since 2016
1 review
23 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
We've cruised RCI 4 times to Alaska. 2 on the Rhadsody of the Seas and 1 on the Jewel of the Seas. The Explorer was the worst ship we've cruised on. The food in the Windjammer was atrocious at every meal! Everything that was supposed to be ... Read more
jsb1950
Member Since 2013
4 reviews
4 forum posts
1 helpful vote
An Alaska cruise... another item on our "Bucket List" and we found a great price for the "first sailing of the season" on Radiance of the Seas. The flights from Tennessee to Vancouver were long but we were filled with ... Read more
Malt Scotchman
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
3 helpful votes
This was our fifth cruise with Royal Caribbean. This was a big celebration for me and my wife, both of us recently retiring. We invited our three adult children, son-in-law and granddaughter. We flew into Seattle arriving at 8:00am. I ... Read more

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nanny4sure
Member Since 2008
1 review
70 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Embarkation was a nightmare - took us 3 hours to get onboard - ridiculous. We even followed their new staggered policy to checkin - guess it wasn't a success. And the food in the windjammer was disgusting - everyday! Curry and rice ... Read more
kentnmary
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
12 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Explorer of the Seas is a gorgeous ship. Loved the interior, public areas especially the 14th floor view Lounge. Our extended balcony was really nice. Room was good, lots of storage, good closet. Room steward did a great job. That's where ... Read more
anita48
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
My husband and I looked forward to this third Alaskan cruise and the First time on Royal Caribbean. We heard great things about Royal Caribbean, but we were SO disappointed in the Explorer of the Seas! We have cruised many times mostly on ... Read more
CruiseDillz
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
9 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
We have been longtime loyal RCCL cruisers and I guess that is why I felt so let down. Boarding: We are Platinum so we got what we thought was prefered access and boarding. We had to wait outside to cross the street, then once in ... Read more
3scouts
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
9 forum posts
2 helpful votes
This was a very important bucket list cruise for my sister. We were very disappointed with this cruise. One of the best parts was arrival, less then an hour from airport to onboard the ship. The departure was delayed as people were in line ... Read more

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CGBCruiser
Member Since 2007
1 review
2,216 forum posts
8 helpful votes
We chose to sail on Radiance of the Seas due to the timing, itinerary, and all of our cruise points are with RCCL. Radiance was the first ship we ever sailed on and it was new at the time. The ship is badly in need of a major dry dock. It ... Read more
rjterry
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
Wanted to see Alaska had went with Royal on prior cruise. Best service on ship ever. A+ The drink package was good, food at windjammer great. The nice man that cleaned our room left animals made out of towels it was great. The ship ... Read more
vanessa0604
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
This was my second cruise but my first cruise with Royal Caribbean and my friend's first cruise ever. Quite a few things seemed to fall through the cracks and was very disappointing. I ordered and paid for a birthday cake for my friend two ... Read more
Gogoddess5
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
41 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This short itinerary fit well into both vacation time and budget. Also, it was a great introductory to the Inside Passage and Alaska. This was my 3rd time sailing from Vancouver - so was familiar with Canada Place and surrounding area. I ... Read more
jreyes7007
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
starting with my embarkation was great, smooth despite the great number of people getting aboard.during my time on the ship everything was excellente, service people were very atented,helpful,friendly with excellent attitude;including ... Read more

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dustoff06
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
We cruised the Radiance of the Seas from Vancouver to Ketchikan to Prince Rupert and back (5 nights / 6 days) as our first Royal Caribbean International (RCI) adventure, and we will not sail with this cruise line or its affiliates again. ... Read more
The_Old_Veendam
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
We chose this cruise because it was an Alaska (if condensed) trip that fit our schedule. Overall, it wasn't bad, but it wasn't great either. Ship: The layout is decent. You never feel like you are on the 90,000+ ton ship you are on. ... Read more
doll2000
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
32 forum posts
2 helpful votes
This cruise was an amazing deal! I only had 1 week vacation, so a 5 night cruise fit our schedule perfectly. We live close to Vancouver, it is a very convenient port for us to cruise out of. I was interested to see Prince Rupert as the ... Read more
Kevink888
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 helpful vote
This should have been a fun and relaxing vacation. Perhaps if I didn't have accessibility needs, it would have been. When the booking was made, we had told them I was in a wheelchair and confirmed that accessible transportation would be ... Read more
Tinbox
Member Since 2006
1 review
1 forum post
6 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
Good welcome & meet & greet. Restaurant food & staff excellent. "My Time dining" works really well. Well done Vincent & Constantine for making dining experience unforgettable. Entertainment very good. Cabin 7568 ... Read more

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Barksforu
Member Since 2015
1 review
4 helpful votes
Cruised from Seattle to Inside Passage via Juneau and Skagway then return to Vancouver. Wonderful ship and great staff. However company needs to have a real good look at themselves with outrageous extras. To use the internet is $6.99 per ... Read more
montypuss
Member Since 2013
1 review
12 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
This was our 3rd cruise and we thought we would try royal Caribbean this time. After reading some of the reviews of radiance of the seas I was a bit concerned but it was amazing. It all depends what you expect the ship is older but it ... Read more
puddles027
Member Since 2013
1 review
2 helpful votes
So I am all for one giving reviews and giving praise when it's due and when it's not. So here it goes. Boarding the ship was quick for me, I have MS, so I was in the disabled line, otherwise the line was long and we got there about ... Read more
Diface
Member Since 2015
1 review
6 helpful votes
This was my first cruise and overall it was a great experience. I'm in my early 30's so definitely younger than the overall crowd but it was a family trip with my parents who are frequent cruisers. Here are my overall thoughts: Ship: ... Read more
Stephinjoe
Member Since 2015
1 review
9 helpful votes
An Alaskan Cruise has been on our bucket list forever. This has always been our dream vacation and After our last Royal Caribbean Cruise on the Navigator, we made the decision to make this the year to go to Alaska. We flew into ... Read more

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