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415 Royal Caribbean Baltic Sea Cruise Reviews

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travelbug52
Member Since 2011
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I rarely bother to write reviews, but I felt that his one had to be done. We boarded in Harwich for a Baltic cruise, and then stayed on board for the TransAtlantic cruise to Boston. I combined my thoughts on this cruise with the cruise ... Read more
Psychoengineer
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our first cruise with RCL, following previous experience with Cunard and NCL. We were a family of 3 (2 adults, 1 child of 11) also travelling with extended family. This was our first cruise where we sailed from the UK, we ... Read more
sam49
Member Since 2009
1 review
91 forum posts
18 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
Wow what a fabulous cruise. I was a little worried having read some of the previous reviews that Seranade was past her best; that is definately not the case. We boarded quickly in Copenhagen and set off to explore. The ship is clean ... Read more
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cmoinho
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Crew was outstanding in servicing our family during meal times. They made this cruise less disappointing to us. The itinerary is perfect, great selection of cities with good range of excursions and tour options. Royal Tots was ok. Our room ... Read more
Notts
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We aren't people who spend time in a hotel room, so basic rooms that are adequate are fine. Adequate being the operative word. The room consists of a large bed with two overhead beds. Yes the bunk beds are above the adults head so you are ... Read more
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cap622
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
14 forum posts
0 helpful votes
The Brilliance of the Seas cruise to the Norwegian fjords and Iceland was far below what we have come to expect and appreciate from RCL. The ship looks "tired" and well worn, with very dirty areas seen as the glass elevators ... Read more
Gigrace
Member Since 2014
1 review
12 forum posts
0 helpful votes
RCCL has been our favorite among the five different cruise lines we have traveled. We were not disappointed on this cruise. Food in the dining room was outstanding. For casual dining we loved the Solarium with the sun, pool and food ... Read more
finemusic
Member Since 2012
4 reviews
81 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed July 2015
We arrived in London 3 days before departure . We took the train to Harwich which is an easy one hour journey. Check in was easy and took about 10 minutes The food was hit and miss. One night I ordered a medium steak but it was so ... Read more
ozgirl8
Member Since 2014
1 review
3 forum posts
5 helpful votes
I loved this Cruise Adventure,it was a great History Lesson,over 13 nights we had just one full day at sea,as most reviews complain about food and petty things I could not fault the Crew attitude and service,but then I do not expect a ... Read more
ginacoco
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
54 forum posts
6 helpful votes
I'll be writing this review in 2 segments. First, a quick overview and then a detailed review of the ports and details of the cruise. The Good: Our cabin. We were in 9656, a 2 bedroom family suite. The concierge privileges were also ... Read more

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Andy_Andy
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
My 14 night Baltic cruise during the summer of 2015 with Royal Caribbean on the Serenade Seas was two different experiences. The Ports of Call and the ship herself were a 5 Star experience. Royal Caribbean as a company provided a 1 Star ... Read more
IlkleyGal
Member Since 2009
6 reviews
3 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Unfortunately we never anticipated the huge numbers of bored and badly behaved children that would prove to be the downfall of this cruise. We had decided that this was not a child friendly itinerary and how right we were. Unfortunately ... Read more
Vorlina
Member Since 2012
1 review
1 forum post
0 helpful votes
We are semi-regular cruisers with RCCL, with Platinum status. We last cruised with them in 2012 (Serenade around the Med). I am mobility disabled and typically travel with my husband. This is a long review, apologies. Ship - I find the ... Read more
matthewbaty
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
After several years bringing up young children, working busy jobs, generally getting older, more tired and fatter, this was a much anticipated 1st real holiday for us and the children. We got our first taste of cruising on Serenade of ... Read more
nycbob
Member Since 2009
1 review
29 forum posts
4 helpful votes
My wife and I recently returned from our Northern Europe / Baltic Sea cruise on the Royal Caribean's Serenade of the Seas from July 12 to July 19th. We have been on 14 cruise, dating back to t 1996, and this our second trip with RCCL. We ... Read more

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pb08691
Member Since 2014
1 review
1 forum post
2 helpful votes
My wife and I have been taking cruises at least once a year for the last several years. Most of these have been on Royal Caribbean. We have very happy with the service on all RCL cruises and this was no exception. Sailing was exceptionally ... Read more
fcpgc
Member Since 2009
1 review
2 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Went on a cruise July 12 -19 with Serenade of the Seas Baltic Cruise, and I must say RCL is slipping. I did the BOGO special, however they over charge you for everything: Mixed drinks $12.50 (They were $6.75 to $8.50 a year ago), Sundries ... Read more
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Empeds
Member Since 2015
1 review
5 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed July 2015
We booked this cruise in Nov 2014, this is not our usual MO, but we were travelling with friends, who were nervous about not getting the cruise we all wanted to go on. I don't like to book in advance and then have to count the months and ... Read more
Damkooy@hotmail.com
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed July 2015
The theme of this cruise is how to extract the most money from our passengers. We have been on number of cruises . This was by far the worst. Dinning room menue is trimmed down to a bare bone selection so as to force you to go to the ... Read more
lapp15
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
I was on the Serenade of the Seas on a Baltic cruise on July 5 with my wife and two sons (ages 19 and 16). We had a really enjoyable time. It was my 5 cruise in the last 24 years, the last three of which have been RCL cruises. ... Read more

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marcogilbert
Member Since 2004
7 reviews
8 forum posts
0 helpful votes
INTRODUCTION We are a couple in our 40's and this was our tenth cruise. We have cruised on Celebrity, Disney, NCL and Carnival before and this was our second time with RCCL. Our previous cruise a couple of years ago was great and we ... Read more
Bigrobstar
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
This was our fourth family cruise with Royal Caribbean (RCI) and we were all super excited about exploring the Baltics on ‘Serenade of the Seas’ 05-12 July, 2015. Opting for the extra acreage we had booked an ‘Owners ... Read more
richfromhaw
Member Since 2010
5 reviews
97 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Was on Serenade for Baltic cruise July 5 to 12, 2015. The port stops were all good, St.Petersburg & Riga great. S of S was indeed starting to show its age. RCL seems to be cutting corners ( no bathroom toiletries just liquid ... Read more
Moremajor
Member Since 2012
3 reviews
84 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed July 2015
My husband and I are regular cruisers now and wanted to do something more than the Caribbean. We thought the itinerary for this cruise was amazing, especially the two days in St. Petersburg. This port did not disappoint. As far as the ... Read more
dk542
Member Since 2015
1 review
10 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed June 2015
My background: We were a party of 9. It was my husband and I and our 3 children, ages 13, 11, and 7. My parents came along (expert cruisers). My mother-in-law and sister-in-law also came along. My husband and I are in our early ... Read more
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