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415 Royal Caribbean Baltic Sea Cruise Reviews

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Larainerenee
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
253 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Having cruised on Azamara and Celebrity previously, we chose this cruise because of its 7 day itinerary. The Pros: Embarkation and debarkation were very smooth. Our cabin attendant was great. First night's dinner in the MDR was ... Read more
MJL1111
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
7 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
My family of 13 went on the Serenade from Stockholm to Helsinki, St. Petersburg, Tallinn, Riga in early July. We had travelled on many cruises previously, many with RC. I must say this was one of the worst. The family members ranged ... Read more
rmehta
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Europe, of course is great as always Good and comfortable ship with generally good food and entertainment. Guest services is abysmal. Boarded at Oslo. It was raining and no one from the ship came to get the approx 12 of us. The ... Read more
Hilliz
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Very little range of fresh vegetables, hot food was cold, never saw anyone ever check temperature of food. Cabin was not hoovered for whole trip. Marks on mirror left for 4 days. Dirty linen bags left in corridors for up to 3 hours.NO ... Read more
SoCalCouple
Member Since 2006
1 review
50 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Overall this was an excellent cruise. We are Crown & Anchor Society members (Emerald level) and therefore entitled to priority boarding. We were a party of six, including three teenage granddaughters. We carefully reviewed RCCL's ... Read more

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Sensualize
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
My wife and I became cruise addicts during our very first cruise back in March on-board the Thompson Celebration visiting various Caribbean islands. On the 28th June we boarded the Royal Caribbean Cruise Line Navigator of the Seas. ... Read more
patglynn
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Improvements Necessary 1. 18% gratuity at the bars is ridiculous; the service is no better than any other cruise that I’ve been on, and in some cases not as good. You even have to pay the 18% gratuity if you go up and buy your own ... Read more
alapidot
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
It was an awesome cruise! certainly one of the best vacations we took. It combined the luxurious spoils of this great ship with very very interesting visits at the ports of call. The outcome was a week full of art, culture, history, beauty ... Read more
aspires
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We chose the cruise purely on embarkation port, destination and price - we didn't consider one cruise line over another. We were looking forward to eating lots of fabulous food and waddling off the cruise weighing at least half a stone ... Read more
Lisbeth3
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We were interested in taking either a land tour or a cruise around the Baltic. We opted for a cruise because of the appeal of not having to lug suitcases and pack and unpack every day or two. We liked the itinerary of the Serenade of the ... Read more

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j.dobbie1@virginmedia.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
Having cruised with RCI before on several occasions, embarkation was as it has been for our last 4-5 cruises, as easy as pie. We arrived at the port by taxi, the staff at the port collected our cases and within 15 - 20 minutes we were ... Read more
madhusawhney
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Reached Southampton by road from London ...faced a lot of traffic so took us nearly 3 hours!!!!Check in was very smooth and it was great to be in the ship ...it seemed a little old but that also accounted for wider corridors, larger cabins ... Read more
Inkslinger52
Member Since 2013
1 review
5 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Hope this review is in the right category as there was no category for Norther Europe. Sailed out of Southampton and visited a number of excellent cities including Oslo, Copenhagen, Tallin, St. Petersburg, Helsinki and Bruge. Weather was ... Read more
Caroley
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
We chose this cruise as we wanted to go to St.Petersburg.Very straight forward registration and welcome.We were upgraded to a junior suite which was very good ,plenty of space for storage,large comfy bed,good size bathroom.Cabin 6692 The ... Read more
Lindy29
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Have sailed with RC twice before and loved it - but not on this ship!! Disabled accessible junior suite cabin was good, but cabin steward service not great. Ran out of tea bags, sugar, sometimes no teaspoons, filtered coffee sachets did ... Read more

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timmytheg
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
to get to see the Baltic capitals .Really enjoyed walking in Tallin,Estonia, the time in St. Petersburg ,doing the market and subway was a unigue experience. Tthe cruise was great ,getting to Southampton proved to be a bit of a nightmare. ... Read more
Sam Pearson
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Firstly I want to congratulate Alla Tours, an independent tour company operating in St Petersburg (book via internet, you pay US dollars cash on the day of the tour, go for the Faberge tour). The tour was very good and when compared to the ... Read more
SusieCruiseAddict
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Fantastic itinerary visiting Honningsvag, Olden, Tromso, Geiranger, Bergen, Alesund. Perfect ship for the trip too with great staff and really good service. We wanted to visit the North Cape and see the Midnight sun, but we experienced ... Read more
subtchr
Member Since 2005
1 review
2,099 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We sailed on Navigator of the Seas from Southampton to Norway, with stops at Bergen, Olden, Alesund, and Stavanger. Originally this cruise was scheduled with an extra day, and included a stop at Flam, but several months before, that was ... Read more
Cruiserbarbie
Member Since 2012
3 reviews
99 forum posts
13 helpful votes
Some quick comments for our visit to Copenhagen, Stockholm, Tallinn, St. Petersburg, Helsinki, Bergen and Olso: with so many countries, my worry about currency was a waste of time. Credit cards are used virtually everywhere. Might want ... Read more

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aviator1945
Member Since 2012
1 review
254 forum posts
17 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
This was our third cruise with the Serenade; the two previous ones were in the Med, covering both the eastern and western parts of that beautiful region. In all we have now sailed 29 nights on the Serenade, more than any other ship in the ... Read more
sprint213
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
30 forum posts
12 helpful votes
We’re a couple in our mid/late 50’s and have sailed with RCL eight times before, including twice to the Mediterranean. We’ve been loyal to Royal and are now Emerald members of Crown and Anchor. (We already have another ... Read more
saintlad
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
10 helpful votes
We chose the Serenade of the Seas because of the port of calls. We sailed from Copenhagen to Stockholm, Estonia, St. Petersburg, and Helsinki. Overall we had a real nice time. The ship is a little older but has that throwback elegance ... Read more
Talent312
Member Since 2003
3 reviews
78 forum posts
7 helpful votes
We've cruised with RCL before, and with Carnival and NCL, primarily in the Caribbean our of Florida. We've also traveled in Europe before. But this was our first overseas cruise. We found Serenade's Baltic Cruise to be well-organized ... Read more
_wayne_
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
18 helpful votes
royal caribbean get it wrong again, ship was superb, cabin was lovely, very well set out balcony cabin. first night came back to cabin no steward had been in. no clean towels or bed made etc, 1st morning waited approx 30 minutes for a ... Read more

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