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2,299 Royal Caribbean Bahamas Cruise Reviews
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LDI
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed December 2016
This was our 4th cruise with Royal Caribbean and it was the best! We chose Anthem of the Seas because of all the exciting things to do on the ship. It didn't disappoint. There were so many fun things to do - I Fly, bumper cars, trapeze, ... Read more
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vickilester
Member Since 2012
3 reviews
36 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
I choose this cruise for myself and my older friend as it left from the port of Bayonne. We'd been on the ship previously, and like the "adults only" sections, variety of foods in the dining room, the entertainment and the ... Read more
ffeb
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2016
The most impressive part of the cruise was the attention to detail and service of all staff, especially in the dining room to which we were allocated. For Predrag, Juana and Wayne in the Chic restaurant, and chef Chris, nothing was too ... Read more
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Mar y Sol
Member Since 2004
8 reviews
503 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
We were on the February 6, 2016 cruise that experienced that awful storm and thought we'd take our chances on this date! We have sailed from Bayonne on several occasions and continue to dislike the haphazard boarding procedures. I ... Read more
NjBabba
Member Since 2014
1 review
8 forum posts
3 helpful votes
I traveled with my sister just for a short getaway. We chose this cruise because it was convenient to home. & we didn't have to worry about flights being cancelled due to weather. Embarkation was fast and organized At the end of ... Read more
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Donna111
Member Since 2005
1 review
40 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
Anthem of the Seas offered many different entertainment options and 3 beautiful pools (2 of which were undercover for the cold weather) and a kiddie pool. Embarkation and debarkation went smoothly and efficienly and was fairly well ... Read more
mpmatt0
Member Since 2016
1 review
After asking each cruise line if my 3 and 8 year old could stay together in the kids club, Royal was the ONLY one who assured me that they could through their online chat. My choice was between Norwegian Breakaway and Royal's Anthem of the ... Read more
deevku
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
3 helpful votes
We loved the ship, loved the staff overall, and enjoyed a comfortable, relaxing, exciting, vacation on board and at our destinations. The highlights included: --Our airboat/alligator sighting excursion in Port Canaveral--Very ... Read more
Hellenikon
Member Since 2013
1 review
34 forum posts
4 helpful votes
My husband and I wanted an easy cruise vacation, without having to fly before or after, so leaving from Bayonne was the most natural choice since we live in New York's Hudson Valley. We had read about all the innovative features Quantum ... Read more
tncstec
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
The Anthem is a beautiful ship. The cabins were of adequate size with plenty of room for storage of clothing or other items. The staterooms were always clean and the shower was larger than on other RC ships that we were on. The food was ... Read more
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Mroth29777
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
If you don't like crowds stay away, the setup of the ship is not good, there are always crowns in the dining areas, shopping areas and you always had to wait long for elevators. 4 Hours to tender to CoCo Cay due to the volume of people. ... Read more
tlb135
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
33 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
Wanted to try a new ship. We booked Anthem of the Seas with friends and family for a May 2017 cruise and wanted to check out the ship before bringing friends and family with us. Let me first say the ship is beautiful. We decided to do ... Read more
JimmyB2
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
We boarded the Anthem of the Seas at Bayonne, N.J. embarkation was a snap. This was our first cruise. We booked a balcony cabin and it was more than we expected. Our first encounter with the Windjammer buffet was wonderful, there were ... Read more
DomC
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
We had excellent service from cabin attendant, server staff both in the complimentary and specialty restaurants. Wonderland was beyond amazing. We always shied away from Wonderland because we thought that the concept was a little too ... Read more
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lstacey30
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
Mother handicapped and in wheelchair - easier to cruise without a flight. First time on Royal Caribbean. Disorganized embarkation, our information taken at this time never made it on our account causing us to wait in line again at guest ... Read more
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bobbisgold
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
We choose this cruise for the ship and am very disappointed in Royal Caribbean Not enough staff to handle 5400 passengers windjammer restaurant was dirty no place to sit many people came down with norovirus on this cruise, not ... Read more
gloxinet
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Excellent experience for a short time cruise, especially for us, Canadian people coming from Montreal. The price they offer for this cruise was really interesting when you consider the balcony room offered. The crew for the balcony room ... Read more
tpage
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed December 2016
We live in NJ so didn't have to flight to the port. Embarkment was cumbersome and lengthy even though we completed process on-line. Disembarkment was a smooth and organized experience. The Royal Caribbean "Anthem of the ... Read more
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cbccnbc
Member Since 2013
1 review
3 helpful votes
Before trying Anthems of the Seas with RCCL , we have tired both Holland Amercia as well as NCL's Gem . We were told by our travel agent that RCCL is a higher class , on average , compared to NCL , that was wrong for Anthems of the Seas . ... Read more
Botzie Potx
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
My husband and I have been on nine RC cruises now. We were told that on this cruise, both the food and the service in the dining rooms and restaurants was not up to our expectations. We did not like being yelled at for not following the ... Read more
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MillbrookMom
Member Since 2006
5 reviews
1,254 forum post
5 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
We had originally booked a Quantum cruise when it was in Bayonne, but had to cancel. We have been wanting to try Anthem ever since it was deployed there. We finally found a date and price that worked for us. The ship is beautiful ... Read more
ixlr8ndv8
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Our group for 30 plus (Multi Cruise Veterans), had a wonderful experience on the Anthem of the Seas. The Cabin Layout's have been modified to increase storage space while giving the overall appearance of a larger setting. The food ... Read more
rizzou
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
We chose this cruise because of the timing based on everyones schedule. We also thought that the pricing was pretty decent for a quick 3 night cruise to the Bahamas. We had 8 of us on board. This included a set of grandparents and 2 ... Read more
baileymouse
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
296 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
I sailed on Enchantment of the Seas in August, and wanted to experience another ship when choosing a birthday present for my best friend. I booked Majesty of the Seas because I figured it would be a good, short weekend itinerary. What I ... Read more
ridinggirl
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
168 forum posts
Sailed December 2016
We booked this cruise VERY last minute, so it was an excellent deal. That wasn’t the reason for going, however. Due to some strokes and other medical issues, my husband wasn’t doing well and we had missed our cruise that was ... Read more
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