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955 Royal Caribbean Barcelona Cruise Reviews

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joeandwendy
Member Since 2003
1 review
193 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
We have cruised with RCCL over 30 times, our first to the Mediterranean, and was very pleased with the ports visited, however, not so with the ship! The food onboard was mediocre with the best being the bacon cheeseburger from room ... Read more
Mcantabene
Member Since 2015
1 review
19 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Vision was a smaller ship and easy to navigate. I prefer the Mega ships. That being said, it was quite a "busy" itinerary. We spent 2 1/2 days in Barcelona before sailing. For our shore excursions in Nice, Florence/Pisa, Rome ... Read more
baldeagle53
Member Since 2007
2 reviews
14 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We boarded the ship via a priority line for suite guests with no problem (around 11:30am) in Barcelona. Our "Grand Suite" would not be available until 1:00pm. We had lunch on the Lido deck. The food in the main dining room was ... Read more
Delfal
Member Since 2015
1 review
9 forum posts
1 helpful vote
From the moment we arrived on the Vision of the Seas to the moment we left we were in our element. On arrival we were checked in at the Port in Barcelona, all the staff at check in were helpful and were aware of the packages we had ... Read more
nevilleward
Member Since 2015
1 review
32 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our second Med. cruise in three years, both leaving from Barcelona, but hitting mostly different ports. We have completed 9 cruises now, seven of them with Roy Caribbean. This was our first time on the Vision-class of ships. ... Read more

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Presstogo
Member Since 2014
1 review
33 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We did the Mediterranean Cruise followed by the transatlantic back to Fort Lauderdale in October/November. In defense of the ship, it is a beautiful ship and has so much to offer the cruiser whether a family or just a couple. On the ... Read more
VBGATOR
Member Since 2011
1 review
64 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Positives: Excellent entertainment activities. Cabins adequate for purpose but very clean. Majority of dining room staff excellent. Beautiful ship. Ship very easy to get around. Great cruise director, activities manager and captain. ... Read more
kilkenny
Member Since 2012
1 review
5 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
This ship is way too big and carries too many people. We did the western European cruise so every day there were five to six thousand people attempting to have breakfast at 7 am in order to make their tours. The line for the main dining ... Read more
summergirlinWI
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
95 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was to be a very special trip for us. A 25th celebration, 25 years in the making to travel to Europe and experience a great ship, which was our first cruise and I had hoped a start to several cruises in the future. I had heard from ... Read more
Valley Boy
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
148 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We cruise with Royal because they are a very good cruise line with a great choice of entertainment, excellent staff and a high standard in dining options. As well as that they allways have a very good range of nationalities which adds to ... Read more

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alberta1979
Member Since 2009
1 review
87 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This was my 8th Cruise. I totally agree with a previous review that our cruise was very impacted by the large group of 3000 and not in a good way. We had 5 port days and finding a place to have quick breakfast was a challenge. There ... Read more
AFV
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I consider myself a fairly seasoned traveller who is not "high maintenance", but this experience prompted me to alert others to proceed with caution when booking on Allure of the Seas. Before you book, especially if the cruise ... Read more
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erikalynn
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
As an experienced traveller, I was looking forward to my first RC cruise. There were definitely positives, but also a few large negatives. Food - good selection, no complaints. Not excellent food but definitely good. Windjammer has ... Read more
antonia80
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
the ship was much the same as the Oasis of the seas, with one major difference, the staff were not friendly. the check in staff at the port were very friendly and were most efficient, we got through no problem. our cabin was on the aft ... Read more
lizmit
Member Since 2008
5 reviews
1,837 forum post
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
Shame on Royal Caribbean! This was my 3rd time on Allure, I'd done a back to back 4 years ago during spring break with a sold out ship and it was nowhere near as messed up as this cruise was. A company chartered this cruise for ... Read more

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npezdek
Member Since 2015
1 review
31 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
(1) Impossible to communicate with the home office in Miami. Very poor customer service. (2) Check in at the port in Barcelona took forever. RCL's employee was letting all Platinum and above members through, while keeping the line for ... Read more
F6969
Member Since 2012
1 review
3 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
We have been "Loyal to Royal" for over 20 years. This was the worst cruise of our life. Cruise Director poor at best. When describing Suez Canal all that was said was " sand and more sand, lots of sand". Would have ... Read more
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giorgo49
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
Occupied level 9 Cabin with veranda. Cruise commenced Barcelona with various brief stops and concluded in Fremantle Australia. Pros 1. Cabin well appointed serviced by excellent staff. 2. Excellent wait staff in dining rooms. ... Read more
KATE PERTH
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
It has been on my bucket list for years to sail thru the Suez Canal and my husband and I decided to book on Explorer of the Seas sailing from Barcelona. Embarkation was fairly swift and our balcony cabin was excellent. It was kept very ... Read more
lyn1940
Member Since 2007
1 review
109 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
We cruised from Barcelona to Singapore recently on Explorer. It is a really beautiful ship and we found the service on this ship to be very good. Embarkation and disembarkation went very smoothly. Although we did not get to Jerusalem ... Read more

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lostinparadise999
Member Since 2014
1 review
10 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
One can see why RCL has a lot of loyal cruisers...lots of glitz and fun atmosphere. It appears the Diamond cruisers privilege include unlimited free alcohol from 5 pm to 8:30 pm. Many of the Diamond cruisers could be easily identified. It ... Read more
53sunset
Member Since 2010
1 review
12 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We had a great time on the Explorer of the Seas. Our balcony cabin was spacious and kept very clean, the staff always had a smile on their face and couldn't do enough to make our stay an enjoyable one. There was a terrific band call Top ... Read more
cruise 429
Member Since 2007
1 review
75 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Positives Friendly and on the whole, helpful staff No corkage fee for any wine you bring to the restaurant. Very spacious room, (But we paid a premium for a Junior Suite) Very generous shipboard credit given in lieu of not ... Read more
CJSANDFS
Member Since 2009
5 reviews
109 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
I joined this cruise in Barcelona and spent the night before embarkation at the Barcelona Airport Hotel. Excellent value for money with breakfast, transfers from the airport and to the port included. Nice room and good restaurant. Now ... Read more
jaxgang
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
THIS cruise was certainly a weird one, perhaps memorable more for the things that went wrong than right. It was our first run-out with Royal Caribbean (although our 13th cruise in all) unimaginatively entitled “14-night Suez Canal ... Read more

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