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8,274 Royal Caribbean Family Cruise Reviews
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ADWTenerife
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
I choose a large ship in the Med as I can sometimes get seasick - no such issues thankfully! Already looking to book our next cruise. Departure was from Barcelona - handy as we live in Tenerife, in the Canary Islands so its usually ... Read more
jjrr2
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed three weeks ago
Overall quality of food, service, & entertainment was AMAZING. I can't ever imagine cruising on another boat. From the casino all the way down to the shows, the experience was worth talking about. The attention that was provided by ... Read more
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Lesliedeeb
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
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
karenrwhalen
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
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
1 helpful vote
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
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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
65 forum posts
2 helpful votes
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
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
2 helpful votes
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
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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
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
CherylMcPherson
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed three weeks ago
Everything, from the online check-in to the final return to customs in Ft. Lauderdale was effortless. We had lost one of our setsail passes but this did not set us back in anyway. They quickly got us through the process so we could get on ... Read more
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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
1 helpful vote
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
3 helpful votes
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
086296
Member Since 2005
2 reviews
21 forum posts
Sailed three weeks ago
We flew in to FLL the night before the cruise and enjoyed a very nice evening at Embassy Suites. Arrived at the port around 11:30am and promptly boarded the ship. Embarkation was a breeze - finally somebody has figured it out. It goes ... Read more
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dmhibbert
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
We chose this cruise because it was the biggest ship we've been on so far. It was so much fun. A lot of activities and entertainment. Make sure to make reservations to any shows or restaurants before you go though, events and restaurants ... Read more
Calm45
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
We choose this cruise because other family members choose it and we decided to come along. The ship is beautiful with many activities. We were definitely busy and never bored. Our daughter traveled with us who is 8 yrs old and she had ... Read more
Shanmoose
Member Since 2005
1 review
1 forum post
5 helpful votes
We chose this cruise for our 24th anniversary. It was an incredible experience that we will cherish. The ship was beautiful and easy to navigate. It had amazing activities---our favorites were: i fly,the North Star and surfing. ... Read more
WhatChuLookingAt
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
6 helpful votes
I took this trip to accompany my parents and their close friends. They were experienced cruisers, accustomed to six star service, but I was the newbie, so there was a nice clean slate. Embarkation and Disembarkation was quite ... Read more
tracihabe
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
Cruised on Harmony because it is new and grand and full of activities. Kids (5 & 7) loved Adventure Oceans and the activities provided. Definitely pack closed toe shoes for everyone to enjoy the activities on board. Husband and I loved ... Read more
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