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5,319 Royal Caribbean Family Cruise Reviews

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mikeb2016
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed one week ago
The Ship was amazing. Booked to the max at 6300 passengers but never felt over crowded. Cabin #11166 Family balcony 2 adults 4,7 & 17 year old 5 total plenty of room 288sq. ft. We did my time dining 5 nights 2 nights at Azumi it was ... Read more
vanessa0604
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was my second cruise but my first cruise with Royal Caribbean and my friend's first cruise ever. Quite a few things seemed to fall through the cracks and was very disappointing. I ordered and paid for a birthday cake for my friend two ... Read more
kdonner775
Member Since 2003
1 review
482 forum posts
1 helpful vote
The embarkation was very easy.. everything at the port was handled well.. our cabin was a handicap cabin (which I very much needed,) but we had signed up for 3 people and only had one bed... they did remedy it by bringing in a rollaway.. ... Read more
qoap24
Member Since 2009
1 review
99 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed two weeks ago
My DD was turning 21 and she loves to cruise, so I decided to book a cruise to celebrate. I had only been on Royal once in 2000. I did not care for Royal then, but I kept hearing good things about Royal and I liked the Explorer’s ... Read more
cruisers r us
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
2 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed two weeks ago
We chose this cruise because we were traveling with our kids and their small children and we were concerned about flying with them. Cape Liberty was the closest port near our homes in Pa. We all had mixed feelings about this cruise. ... Read more

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johnanthony24
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
The ship itself was nice, but for such a big space, there isn't much going on. The food for the most part was absolutely terrible, poor quality and terribly prepared. Even the paid restaurants were sub par, except for the sushi place which ... Read more
SVLN
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Just got back from 14-May-2016 to 21-May-2016 (7 night) cruise from New Jersey to Bermuda (with a stop in Boston as well). While the ship was nice, there were a few issues that tarnished what could have been a "10" ... Read more
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lscheun
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed two weeks ago
Family cruise with 8, ages 53 to 1. The ship is beautiful and laid out well, but it just lacked excitement. The activities offered were lackluster and repeated several times throughout the week, same trivia. DreamWorks cruise, but the ... Read more
ladydee55
Member Since 2011
1 review
72 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
Cruised on Freedom Royal Caribbean. May 8-15 western Caribbean. The service and food quality that we had experienced was great. Embarkation at Port Canaveral couldn't have been easier. We drove in on Sunday morning and used the Port ... Read more
della426
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
17 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
I am someone who always reads reviews.  I have learned that I should take about 50% of what I read.  The people who complain about everything on a cruise, from service to food to entertainment, I don't believe are capable of ... Read more

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kval08648
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
16 helpful votes
This review is for the Oasis of the Seas from May 2016. There were three travelers - mom (me), dad and son (3 1/2 years old). The ship is huge and amazing! Based on the number of people on the ship, I expected everything to be crowded ... Read more
butkus51
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
2 forum posts
15 helpful votes
We had previously cruised twice on Norwegian Getaway. Thoroughly enjoyed Norwegian, but got a better deal this time around with Royal. Embarkation: Absolutely amazing. Lots of people at the port when we arrived however we were a ... Read more
Cruisingforabruisingxx
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
28 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Our group of 11 (ranging from ages 9mo-60) embarked onto the Anthem of the Seas on May 5, 2016 from Bayonne. I (in my late 20s) personally have been on many cruises throughout the years and have sailed on most major cruise lines including ... Read more
darylinny
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 forum post
9 helpful votes
We chose this ship because we wanted to experience a relatively new ship with all of the technological innovations. Also we live in New York and didn't want to fly (i.e. add airfare cost) to our trip. Plus we wanted to leave from the New ... Read more
Dollop
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
This was our 5th RCI cruise, and 2nd on Rhapsody. This ship is one of the smaller ones and can be quite quiet. We were in a group so made our own entertainment but there were mostly older people and some days the activities were lacking. ... Read more

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Marden8
Member Since 2014
1 review
12 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Was on Anthem last year and wanted to try the latest Quantum class ship. Very impressive ship. Very modern and geared up for the younger cruiser and Oriental market. Excellent service from all areas. Only let down was rain 5 ... Read more
tgr3
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Liberty of the Seas just began departing from Galveston a few months ago. We have been excited to be able to drive to our cruise port with a step up in size from the Navigator of the Seas. Boarding went very well. We unfortunately ... Read more
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Shellie789
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
This is my 8th cruise but my first with RC. My daughter and granddaughter age 2 went with me. Deluxe balcony room (D1) was the biggest I have ever stayed in and did not cost that much more then a regular balcony. Definitely worth the ... Read more
ftr1873
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
This was our first cruise but unfortunately probably our last with RCI but here is our review anyway. The ship itself is amazing, it's big, huge in fact and is nicely designed with some great public spaces, very clean and a sight to ... Read more
CRAHARN
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 forum post
4 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Family members had signed up for this cruise & others joined in. Total 23. A niece has pretty severe food allergies (big long list) and my nephews girlfriend has gluten allergies. My time dining but had reservations at 5:30 every night ... Read more

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RobLally
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We have just come back from the week long Mediterranean cruise on the RC Vision. I was a little hesitant with the trip as I had read so many bad reviews for this particular ship. We went with another couple and I can honestly say apart ... Read more
ABDance
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
119 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
We choose this cruise because we wanted to have a family get together. There were 3 generations, 10 people in all, with ages from 9 to 74, in a total of 6 cabins. We, the reviewers, being the older ones (grandparents) Each group did ... Read more
Cruise-or-lose
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Having Cruised on Allure of the Seas 3 years ago we were still familiar with the layout of Oasis of the Seas. We booked late and had to wait until we checked in before we were allocated a room. We were given 8695 a balcony a room ... Read more
Geekkitty
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Our sail on Jewel of the Seas, April of 2016, was our first cruise. We wanted to see what cruising was all about. We travelled with our six year old on a three night cruise to the Eastern Caribbean, stopping at CocoCay, Nassau, and Key ... Read more
nyctravelerwithkids
Member Since 2010
5 reviews
63 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
This was our first time on Allure of the Seas. We traveled as a family - my husband, our daughter (12) and myself. Before we cruised on Celebrity Infinity, Celebrity Summit, Celebrity Silhouette, Royal Princess and Royal Caribbean Freedom ... Read more

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