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8,228 Royal Caribbean Family Cruise Reviews
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SheilaEllison
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed two weeks ago
I had an amazing time... the food was awesome as was the people on the boat. I felt safe and the employees made me feel like they've known me for ever. It was my first cruise and they took away all of the fear that I had when I walked into ... Read more
Tapisfun
Member Since 2009
1 review
43 forum posts
We chose this short cruise celebrating a milestone birthday (for me) based on dates and itinerary. With a family of 9 very busy people, it is very difficult to plan an event where everyone can come and enjoy it. This cruise was perfect! ... Read more
eb0ne
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed two weeks ago
Staff professional and friendly. $13.50 per day gratuity charge for room attendant, and, at end of cruise there extra-tip envelopes for room attendant and/or for any other staff for exceptional service. Dining room food was great. There is ... Read more
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aalvarado08
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed two weeks ago
I am already booking another Cruise for this year! Traveling from CT to Tampa kind of a long day, but living on the ship is amazing!!! The staff was very professional and hospitable! The ship actually started feeling like home!!! This was ... Read more
DarthGrady
Member Since 2007
34 reviews
10,834 forum posts
Empress of the Seas: May 11, 2017 As a ship buff, exploring the vessel itself is one of my favorite things to do on a cruise. It’s always sad when a ship gets transferred overseas or retired before I have a cruise on them. I got ... Read more
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Fourmikes
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed two weeks ago
We chose this cruise to celebrate my son's graduation from college. It was the only cruise that fit the few days we had free for a family vacation. We definitely got lucky. The service was outstanding. The staff was always fun and ... Read more
CupOJoeGA
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
2 parents with 3 children ages 16, 14, and 12. Traveled with one set of grandparents whose stateroom was on a different floor. Traveled by car from Atlanta area; Stayed at Radisson in Port Canaveral with package to keep car parked ... Read more
Desert Cruiser17
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
We were looking to make our second cruise with Royal Caribbean after enjoying an Alaskan Cruise five years ago. The Majesty of the Seas did not disappoint. The galley tour was nicely done. The food and service excellent. We were on Deck ... Read more
Ebren3
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
Had cruised RC before and liked it This ship has seen better days. It should be retired! If you need to disembark early you must get your luggage down flights of stairs by yourself from deck 5 to 4. We are in our 70's and my ... Read more
Lesliedeeb
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed three weeks ago
This was the first cruise I have taken in about 13 years. We had the most awesome time. The staff was exceptional. By the second day the dining room staff new my name as well as my daughters. Every member of the staff was great. The food ... Read more
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karenrwhalen
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed three weeks ago
we went on this cruise for a family vacation, party of 12, brothers, sisters, in laws etc. Our room was good, much like other staterooms, however my sister`s room, had the bed by the closet and it was a tight squeeze, poor layout for these ... Read more
IronArmin
Member Since 2017
1 review
Very good ship and good weather made this Tour to a good expiration. The staff was excellent, but their skill was´t so good as expected. Especially the german informations in the compass cruise had a lot of mistakes, which we ... Read more
RhondaL
Member Since 2017
1 review
I had heard so many great things about cruising with Royal and for the most part the staff was friendly & helpful....until one of our group injured themselves the last day on the ship. She fell on the deck near where the towel pick up ... Read more
vamommyof3
Member Since 2017
1 review
64 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
We loved the Oasis of the Seas. Never did we feel like there were really 6,000+ people on the ship. Check in process was a breeze, we arrived at Port Canaveral at 10:30 am. We only had to wait about 10 minutes to board the ship. We had a ... Read more
aliqa01
Member Since 2017
1 review
We had a Wonderful Cruise. Embarking was quick and easy at the Check-in counter. The staff were so friendly, caring and extremely, helpful. The entertainment team was alive and vibrant and positive and so adrenaline filled you couldn't ... Read more
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carolsal0515
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
I chose Royal Caribbean because of its ratings and personal recommendations. The cruise was great for my first time. Our cabin was nice. The stateroom attendant, Mohan, was very nice and greeted us with a smile every time we saw him. ... Read more
lilmisstruthful
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
We chose to cruise with Royal Caribbean for the first time to experience what the massive Oasis of the Seas had to offer. We have only ever cruised with Carnival Cruise line prior to sailing with Royal Caribbean on the Oasis of ... Read more
mtigers27
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
A family vacation that we all had an amazing time. There was something to do at all times for all of us. The food was excellent, there is something for you to find to eat at all times of the day. They had different entertainment happening ... Read more
syrupmaker
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed three weeks ago
Trying out new ship design and new cruise line. Wanted to compare the different cruise lines as we have been on others but never Royal Caribbean. After spending a week on board, I would recommend this ship (Allure) and this cruise line ... Read more
bosslady44
Member Since 2012
1 review
5 forum posts
8 helpful votes
We have been on several RC cruises and wanted to try one of the bigger ships. We were on this ship with our son and daughter-in-law (separate rooms) who are in their 30's. We all really enjoyed ourselves and the ship. We parked at one of ... Read more
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Sandes3
Member Since 2017
1 review
Excellent food outstanding service. This was a family vacation very relaxing had a great time we had an ocean view room . All the crew are very helpful. The entertainment on the ship was excellent as well. We did the comedy club, the ... Read more
beanersts
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
177 forum posts
Sailed three weeks ago
3rd Cruise, 2nd on RCL, and RCL better than Princess Ship: We both enjoyed ship because we knew what to expect, and that meaning not all the bell and whistles as the newer ships. What we did enjoy was the crew, service, and the ... Read more
michelle2920
Member Since 2017
1 review
My first experience on a cruise was on a Royal Caribbean cruise line and i will never look back. Exceptional service all around. Cruise ship staff makes everyone feels at home and like one big family. A lot to do on board, great excursion ... Read more
sosimple82
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed three weeks ago
I picked this cruise because I wanted the best. the best cruise line, the best ship, the best activities and the best experience. Sadly it really didn't live up to my expectations. They nickel and dime you at every point... from soda to ... Read more
KarenPerryman
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
The Anthem of the Seas was a totally spectacular ship. Beautiful, clean and well attended by a very friendly staff. All of the food was superb. Service was top notch and the entertainment was out of this world, very up to date and ... Read more
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