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1,077 Royal Caribbean Baltimore Cruise Reviews
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gonnaflyaway
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
118 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed January 2017
Cabin - good, some fuel smell, esp. on port days Food - MDR - good but the same selection as other RC cruises, I just kept trying new things; WJ - rarely ate there but hubby did and liked it every day. They had many international ... Read more
rundrun
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
It was our first time on the Grandeur of the Seas and it has a lot to offer. We left Baltimore and cruised for 3 days before encountering the first of the 4 US Virgin Islands. The food in the Great Gatsby dining room was exceptional and ... Read more
lizzietish60
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
3 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
Choose cruise to be with family! Unfortunately, we all made a terrible choice of ship and cruise line. 12 days of toilets flushing "sometimes", terrible food and nothing to do while at sea was worst experience. We have ... Read more
HOFFMEISTER
Member Since 2015
5 reviews
5 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
This was our 4th cruise with RCI and, after the last disastrous trip with them in June 2016, we would have cancelled this one had we not already paid the non-refundable deposit. So the trip went ahead. First the good points: Having ... Read more
haywire17
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
good value for the dollar we got two holidays in one trip. The dining was our only issue, the waiter was not very friendly or sociable just stuck to his job and staff was under sized as our waiter's helper had 4 tables to handle when ... Read more
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dobelover
Member Since 2005
2 reviews
644 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
My adult niece and I both live in Maryland so sailing from Baltimore eliminated a long drive or a flight. We drove in the morning of cruise, arriving around 11:30am. Dropping of luggage, parking car and entering cruise terminal took all of ... Read more
logophile
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 forum posts
3 helpful votes
This is only my 4th cruise. And i had a great time solo parenting with 3 kids. But nothing was particularly OMG breathtaking, either. The ship is older, but still neat as a pin. The staff were mostly all friendly, all the time, but ... Read more
Jhanders59
Member Since 2013
1 review
33 forum posts
1 helpful vote
I was on the Granduer for Christmas just last year. The only difference is that last year RCCL offered 2 week long cruises over the holidays, when this year it was 1 12-day cruise over both Christmas and New Years. Compared to last ... Read more
jgrkld293
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
10 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
First, we enjoyed our cruise but the service and food was poor. The truth is this was a very mixed experience. First the good, 1. This is the friendliest ship at sea. The passengers are very engaing and fun, real down to earth ... Read more
jlkarp52
Member Since 2002
1 review
54 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
Since a friend who cruises with us says I am too negative, here are the good points 1. Our cabin steward Chris was Fantastic, He was undoubtedly the hardest working person on the ship. Any requests we made were promptly responded to, ... Read more
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Magda1635
Member Since 2014
1 review
18 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
Even though we were on the roll call, we never received info about the Cruise Critic mix and mingle. Just sayin'. We chose this cruise because it sails out of Baltimore, I got a flash sale price and we live in DC. What's not to like? ... Read more
lcimba
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
71 forum posts
1 helpful vote
I was with swing dance friends. We chose this ship because we live in Baltimore and wouldn't have to fly. We could also dance every night. For the price, it was very nice (you don't pay for a Chevrolet and get a Cadillac). Here's the good: ... Read more
smd604
Member Since 2005
5 reviews
159 forum posts
Sailed December 2016
To be fair I have only cruised on Royal Caribbean and the majority of those sailings have been on Grandeur of the Seas. Last year I noticed some wear on the ship, it seemed as if general upkeep was not as ongoing as it had been in the ... Read more
do_not_spindle
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
14 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Was just on the 12/10-22 cruise from Baltimore (BAL) to St Thomas, Dominica, Barbados, St Lucia, St Marteen. 3 days at sea at each end. 3rd or 4th time on Grandeur (most recently March '16). Also Enchantment (FL & BAL pre and post ... Read more
lenquixote66
Member Since 2011
6 reviews
2,575 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
In December 2015 we cruised on Grandeur of The Seas and loved it so much that we booked the same cabin for Dec.2016 .We just booked the same cabin for Dec.2017. We had an Oceanview cabin . The mattress was hard as a rock ,exactly my ... Read more
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jgnova
Member Since 2002
7 reviews
2,802 forum posts
Sailed November 2016
Since we're empty nesters we decided to avoid the whole turkey hassle and run off to sea for a week. This was our second cruise on Grandeur and it was just as enjoyable as the first. Boarding and disembarkation in Baltimore were very ... Read more
VASOXFANN
Member Since 2008
4 reviews
2,074 forum posts
7 helpful votes
My husband and I spent Thanksgiving week aboard Royal Caribbean’s Grandeur of the Seas out of Baltimore. This was my fourth cruise on RC and eleventh overall, and it was DH’s first on RC and fifth overall. We’ve cruised ... Read more
jgm6267
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed November 2016
Ship is 20 years old and shows it. But that doesn't begin to show how Royal Caribbean is falling down on their promises of WOW ! We have been on 30 cruises of which 8 were RC's, and 6 were on this ship "The Grandeur of the Seas". ... Read more
ISellCakesforCruises
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
37 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This cruise was a great price for us, since we could drive to Baltimore, saving the cost of flights. We knew the first & last days of the cruise would be chilly & we can never complain about the weather. The food was good, we ... Read more
queenmum532
Member Since 2012
1 review
41 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed November 2016
We like to sail from Baltimore and the Grandeur is the only ship of the Royal Caribbean fleet that sails from that port. It is only three hours but we go the day before and stay at the Best Western, part the car and use their shuttle ... Read more
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Leisure Lady
Member Since 2008
1 review
223 forum posts
Sailed November 2016
The service and staff on this ship were exceptional. Eveyone was friendly and courteous. Attention to detail was above par. Michael Landry was the hotel manager and he runs a tight ship. He is visible and cares about what the ... Read more
Monografx
Member Since 2014
1 review
9 forum posts
Sailed November 2016
Usually love sailing with Royal Caribbean, but the Grandeur of the Seas has seen better days. The food was "meh" and the service in the dining room was so slow that even though we had dinner at 5:30pm, we were never done in time ... Read more
willowberry
Member Since 2016
1 review
My family has been on 10 cruises, this was our second with Royal Caribbean. Last May we went on Liberty of the Seas from Bayonne, New Jersey. We have sailed with Disney, Carnival and Norwegian. We drove from Toronto to save on airfare for ... Read more
wisnir
Member Since 2015
7 reviews
My wife and I cruised the Grandeur of the Seas last year, mid November, 2015, and the quality of the food was a lot to be desired. The "Manhattan" steak was small, thin and tasted like leather, this cruise, all of the meal in the ... Read more
ohiocruise7
Member Since 2012
3 reviews
29 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed November 2016
We took a Grandeur of the seas 9 night out of Baltimore. We did this primarily because of the driving distance from Ohio. Getting onto the ship was very easy and convenience. The best embarkation to date. We have been on 5 cruises to date ... Read more
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