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Guppy738
Member Since 2015
1 review
6 forum posts
Sailed four weeks ago
The pressure to "spend more" on this or that was all encompassing. Embarkation and disembarkation went fairly smoothly. Our cabin steward Irwan Sanusio was outstanding as were our usual dining room waiters, Joseph and Rian. Shows ... Read more
johna136
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
Picked this cruise because of the Itinerary. It would have been nice if we hadn't missed the tender stop at Coco Cay ( I later found out they this ship missed thie stop more times than it makes it. I spoke to one lady at lunch that said ... Read more
patmckenna39
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed four weeks ago
The Grandeur of the Seas is a nice ship. Not a great ship. Well, it’s 20 years old. And though there have been updates, its showing its age. Although not a major distraction, I did note a large rust stain in my cabin window. It ... Read more
wesp
Member Since 2001
3 reviews
392 forum posts
My wife and I chose this cruise for the convenience of the port (Baltimore), the timing, and the price. This was our third cruise on Grandeur in 9 years, all from Chesapeake bay ports (Norfolk and Baltimore). Overall we felt at home on ... Read more
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nodumblond
Member Since 2005
17 reviews
599 forum posts
3 helpful votes
As a point of reference: this is our first on Grandeur, second out of Baltimore, first out of Baltimore in winter. We have 21 sailings under our belt with four cruise lines, and hit Diamond status on Royal with this trip. We booked it ... Read more
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sailingfamily2015
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
To say this ship was a huge disappointment is an understatement. First I will start with the pros as there were a few. Chelsea O' Toole at the spa was amazing. Super sweet and went out of her way to help us relax. Next was our awesome ... Read more
kamartin1965
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We chose this cruise because Triple A was having a special that included transportation to the port and the cruise was very reasonably priced. I was skeptical, as the ship was older and smaller than we had previously cruised on, and with ... Read more
Btown cruiser
Member Since 2012
3 reviews
156 forum posts
5 helpful votes
This cruise left from Baltimore, which worked for the four of us because we drive down from New England. This is our third winter Grandeur cruise; we stay and park at the Holiday Inn Express Stadium view. Boarding was efficient. This ... Read more
Hafta cruise
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
We liked the itinerary and it is an easy drive from our home, The Grandeur is a very nice, clean ship and the crew is amazing.. We have sailed 5 times on this ship, with another trip planned in a few months. The port of Baltimore is one ... Read more
Happy Jack Cruiser
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
On St. Lucia rude & pushy Vishal at Diamonds Int. (What’s the matter lady, don’t you like diamonds?) And Vijay at Gold Mine, pushy like a hungry used car salesman. Amit, Diamond lounge concierge and John, Diamond lounge ... Read more
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cementhands
Member Since 2009
4 reviews
93 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Wife and I choose this cruise to restore our faith in RCL! We were on the Anthem in 2016 and had the worst food and service in over 35 cruises. Loved the Anthem ship, but the rest was a nightmare. So reading all the good reviews for the ... Read more
gomerdog123
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
we chose to cruise on the grandeur for the third time in 4 years. we like that it departs from baltimore and have chosen it repeatedly because of the staff. the embarkation process went smoothly, though disembarkation had some minor ... Read more
dakacz
Member Since 2005
5 reviews
422 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
Took this cruise to get away from the cold . Went with 3 other couples from town. Like Baltimore port for closeness to home. No need to deal with airlines.. The Grandeur is familiar with friendly crew. Always found chairs and loungers ... Read more
speedlady
Member Since 2010
7 reviews
680 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
We did this cruise as a back to back with the preceding Caribbean 11 night, for a total of 20 nights. The price was good and there were some ports we had not been to so we chose to try going out of Baltimore in the winter. I should ... Read more
Crabberwoman
Member Since 2009
1 review
293 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
This cruise left Baltimore, which worked for us because we could park at the port. Boarding was no more difficult than it has been for any cruise we've taken. (Compared with some of our fellow cruisers, we are pretty new at this!) ... Read more
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rrzeigler43
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
Our cruise started out in Baltimore on a Saturday and it was an hour or two late leaving port due to an engine problem. On Sunday at sea everyone received message there would be no water from 1 a.m. for several hours and this would ... Read more
Bitsko
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
We chose to sail with Royal Caribbean because it was winter, out of Baltimore and a good price. Boarding was smooth. Our cabin was adequate but the layout put the bed in front of the window and restricted our ability to look outside. The ... Read more
bluehairchic
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Back to Back Grandeur from Baltimore for 3 weeks in January 2017. Selected Because of port of Baltimore. Interior cabin to help one cruiser prone to motion sickness. First cruise was with friends. Second with just hubby and self. ... Read more
Rmc2101
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
173 forum posts
4 helpful votes
I went with a friend who usually goes every year. It was my first time on this ship - and I loved it. The crew was about the friendliest I've ever seen, always helpful always courteous. Food was quite good and varied. We had the BEST ... Read more
Sunshine3601
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed January 2017
We have departed from Baltimore on other occasions and love the ease of their port. Departing from ports such as NY are nowhere near as nice and easy and friendly as the Baltimore Port. We had an 11 night cruise that included ... Read more
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dmarieh
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Looking for a post-holiday cruise to celebrate our anniversary and dear hubby's birthday and not wanting to have to fly to Florida for departure we decided to cruise out of Baltimore on the Grandeur. We cruised on her to the Bahamas/Key ... Read more
drfish10
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Second time sailing out of Baltimore and the cruise port in Baltimore did not disappoint. They are an efficient operation. Other cruise ports could learn from their procedures. Wished the same could be said about the remainder of the ... Read more
Widowswalk
Member Since 2012
1 review
22 forum posts
1 helpful vote
I sailed Grandeur in late August, so this was my second Grandeur experience. The first sailing, to Bermuda, was a terrific break. This cruise was even better. I had an inside cabin, which was clean and functional. The stateroom attendant ... Read more
donh1
Member Since 2004
5 reviews
745 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
The purpose of this cruise was to be a inexpensive getaway from our Canadian winter. Having read many negative reviews about the ship I did have some concerns. We drove to Baltimore and stayed overnight at Best Western O'Donnell St ... Read more
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eisfaerie
Member Since 2012
1 review
6 forum posts
Sailed January 2017
We chose this cruise to go to an area we hadn't visited before and were disappointed at how the towns were all about selling to cruise ship visitors. I was expecting to be able to visit some historic sites, but there was nothing to see ... Read more
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