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kval08648
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
17 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
16 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
33 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
8 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
rdun41251
Member Since 2012
9 reviews
5 forum posts
3 helpful votes
WOW…..VAVA Voom, well not quite…… Not too sure why but my family group of 6 adults felt there was some vital ingredient missing from this particular cruise with which to make this an outstanding one. We certainly ... Read more
tgr3
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
5 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 May 2016
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
10 helpful votes
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

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CRAHARN
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 forum post
4 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
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
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
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
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
rriehs
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We were booked for 1st dinner seating for a table for 2.  Arrived and told only larger tables available with 10 other guests so we had to switch to 2nd seating.  We experienced extremely slow and inattentive service by ... Read more

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Geekkitty
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
6 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
piatf355
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Let me preface what I am about to convey by stating that I have been cruising since I was five years old when my grandparents (my grandmother is currently 89, still works as a travel agent, and has been on 108 cruises) first took me on the ... Read more
twalker002
Member Since 2016
1 review
111 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
Amazing cruise! This was our first cruise with Royal Caribbean and only second ever, the first being 10 years ago so still consider us first timers. We were celebrating my sister's 50th birthday. Embarkation was smooth we arrived ... Read more
Doglovertoo
Member Since 2012
1 review
107 forum posts
3 helpful votes
There were 6 adults and 2 kids ages 12 and 8. We decided on this cruise because it offered a lot of activities for all ages. Embarkation was very quick. We were on the ship within an hour (maybe less) of arriving at the port. Once on ... Read more

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layha2002@aol.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
12 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
Let me start off by staying that I was a huge fan of Royal Caribbean. I convince everyone to cruise with this ship over Norwegian and carnival. My family and friends was a group of 10 with 3 cabins. We were told that we would be linked ... Read more
NickFin
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
We used Cruise Critic so much planning our trip, that it would seem a disservice to not leave a review ourselves! We traveled on Indy with our three kids (11, 9 and 7), their grandmother, and ourselves (30...ish). This was our first ... Read more
glscws
Member Since 2002
1 review
1 forum post
32 helpful votes
This was our 5th Royal Caribbean Cruise and first on the Oasis Class (previous Adventure of the Seas (twice), Serenade of the Seas and Jewel of the Seas). We had been hesitant to go on this ship but our son (18) and our friend's daughter ... Read more
DON 1
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
0 forum posts
13 helpful votes
We went first time on Royal Caribbean,having previously been on Pand O and celebrity on several other cruises.The Ovation is a massive ship.The check in service was very efficient the staff were very friendly and helpful,and we got on ... Read more
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Loraben
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Outstanding cruise members were our stateroom attendant 11162 and 11170 All the staff were excellent but especially - Pablo the Brazilian bar waiter in silk, Rahman in the grande, Sebastian the polish chef, Kamel the Turkish head ... Read more

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