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159 Royal Caribbean Boston Cruise Reviews

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Rakbeck
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed April 2015
We sailed from Boston to Ireland, England, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Sweden, and Denmark. Enjoyed the cruise, the ship, and the staff. Food was fine. Ship was clean. Wish the loading for excursions was a bit more organized. Other than ... Read more
drtr95
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed April 2015
Getting on board in Boston was a nightmare. Not enough staff. We had to wait ONE HOUR in line to get checked in after Security. We've embarked in other ports (FL, NJ, CA), and never had to wait nearly as long. Also I think going thru ... Read more
lemuel.price
Member Since 2015
1 review
My family and I went on transatlantic cruise to Europe for 15 days. This was is gave me a total of 75 days of cruising, which makes me believe what a cruise should be like. Not enough activities through out the day. The food was ... Read more
jeffandjillsmom
Member Since 2014
1 review
3 forum posts
I had a wonderful time as a solo traveler on this ship. There were plenty of activities to keep me busy when I wanted it and was very relaxing with 7 days at sea. The ship is elegant with shows going on most of the time in the centrum. The ... Read more
alphagal
Member Since 2014
1 review
This was our fourth cruise. My husband and I were so looking forward to the same wonderful service, excitement and entertainment we were used to having sailed on the freedom of the seas. We were some of the younger passengers in our ... Read more

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Bankshot
Member Since 2011
4 reviews
131 forum posts
Sailed October 2014
Boarding was the quickest and easiest we've ever had and we've been on many cruises. The ship is old but in excellent shape and constantly being cleaned, polished and shined by very friendly crew members. After the usual embarkation day ... Read more
Tybro
Member Since 2009
7 reviews
133 forum posts
I recently took the reposition cruise on the Briliance from Boston to Tampa with stops in the South Caribbean. THE GOOD: The ship itself is very nice and the public rooms are beautiful and welcoming in their design. The size and guest ... Read more
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samzgirl84
Member Since 2011
1 review
421 forum posts
This was our 9th cruise--our 1st with RCCL. Our cruise started with the "ping" of our Sea Pass card as we entered the Brilliance. We were wowed by the beauty of this ship. The centrum is wonderful. We loved the glass elevators and all the ... Read more
AquaAdventurer
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
89 forum posts
Sailed October 2014
Since our last Caribbean cruise several years ago I had come to believe there was not much more to experience in that area, charming as it is. There were other worlds to conquer, so to speak. But last year we heard about a Royal Caribbean ... Read more
carencpa
5 reviews
It's been almost 11 years since we last cruised RCI, using a variety of other lines in between. We were very excited for this cruise- excellent thread with lots of activities planned, ports we haven't seen but wanted to visit, etc. ... Read more

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Redrobin23
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
1 helpful vote
Recently returned from our Canada/NE cruise on Brilliance of the Seas out of Boston. This was an anniversary cruise for my husband and I, both in our 40's, to have a relaxing trip without the kids. This was ideal for us as we are about ... Read more
hagelbagel
Member Since 2014
1 review
220 forum posts
Sailed October 2014
Loved our cruise, embarkation in Boston was fast and organized. We got an inside cabin, first time in 20 years. this was a last minute vacation so there wasn't much to pick from for cabins. We thought it was just fine. I would do an inside ... Read more
KinCityKitty
Member Since 2014
1 review
3 forum posts
Embarkation was great because we got to the ship between 1 and 2PM and the crowd was already on board. No waiting in line. Quick and easy. Disembarking was easy too because we carried our own bags off and waited a bit for a taxi that we ... Read more
DF3651
Member Since 2012
5 reviews
135 forum posts
This was my first trip to Canada and New England and also my first time on Brilliance. It was a very rainy and cold cruise but I did manage to get lovely days each time I had an excursion planned. The ship is very nice, clean and the staff ... Read more
SASSYnLV
Member Since 2009
1 review
333 forum posts
Sailed October 2014
I've cruised RC, three other times, so I'm not new to their cruise line. Embarkation was smooth and easy. Hardly any wait at all. My luggage was delivered to my room in a timely manner. What bothers me, is that I had frayed towels every ... Read more

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shamrockace
Member Since 2006
4 reviews
420 forum posts
This was our 11th cruise and our 2nd with RCI. Dining: First, the good: The food in the dining room was comparable to other cruise lines and the presentation was good. The bad: While the main server was excellent, his assistants limited ... Read more
Southern Cruise
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
5 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Boston embarkation was super easy. Arrived at 10:45 am and was onboard by 11 am. Staterooms were ready by 1:15 pm. Luggage arrived by 4 pm. Lunch was available in Windjammer starting at 11 am and Park Cafe near solarium at 1 pm. Specialty ... Read more
padrek
Member Since 2009
30 reviews
66 forum posts
Sailed October 2014
This was a typical RCI experience on this seven day cruise from Boston to Halifax, St John NB, Bar Harbor and Portland ME, and back to Boston. Seas were flat, sun shone most of the trip, and was in all respects the typical RCI cruise ... Read more
canalcruiser3737
Member Since 2014
1 review
This was our first cruise on a large ship and overall, I'd recommend Royal Carribean. It was a very well appointed ship and met our expectations for a midprice cruise line. The cruise ran very smoothly from check-in to check out. Staff was ... Read more
PierceChristopher
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
1 forum post
Prior to the cruise, there weren't any email communications/updates from the cruise line. It felt as though I wasn't sure the reservation existed until I did the online check-in. I guess I expected some email reminders or countdowns, etc. ... Read more

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sweetdaisy11
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
So I just got off of the Canada sailing on the Brilliance of the Seas. I really could not believe the big change in this cruise line. I have to say its right along with the older carnival ships.I was so dismayed at everything on thi ship. ... Read more
NBSAILS
Member Since 2010
1 review
Sailed September 2014
Last cruised on RCCL on the Song of America. Have sailed since on other cruise lines. Overall this cruise ship is just average. It appears that RCCl has cut back in many areas and it shows. The ship is clean and our cabin was well taken ... Read more
Phifle
Member Since 2009
1 review
8 forum posts
I will try to be as brief as possible. Since we booked a jr. suite embarkation was a breeze. We were onboard 15 minutes after stepping off the bus. Debarkation was the same. We weren't even asked for our passports. An immigration officer ... Read more
frankg26
Member Since 2002
1 review
17 forum posts
Embarkation: Arrived at the Black Falcon cruise terminal at 11:45 am, dropped our bags off with porter and entered the line to register. By the time we got our Sea Pass they were letting people on (noon). We were on ship by 12:20 and I ... Read more
steeragelady
Member Since 2007
2 reviews
475 forum posts
I have cruised well over 300 days with five different cruise lines. I would not define this cruise as a true trans Atlantic experience but as a repositioning crossing the Atlantic. The venues for daytime were too small to accommodate the ... Read more

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