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flcruisemeister
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
We have been sailing Royal Caribbean for many years. Our last cruise was on Vision of the Seas and we had a very poor experience. We decided to give RCCL one more shot and decided on The Independence of the Seas. First off it is a ... Read more
Cindy9271
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We had an interior room, and it was plenty big enough for the two of us. Bathroom is small, but how much time do you spend in the bathroom? Room was nicely appointed with a sofa, large flat- screen TV and mini fridge. Bed was so ... Read more
custard75
Member Since 2011
9 reviews
2 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Maiden Voyage - if you don't count the 3 night one last week! We stayed on from the 'not the maiden voyage cruise' and this was our first back-to-back cruise. Unfortunately RC didn't have us noted as consecutive cruisers despite me ... Read more
frogmoretiger
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Embarkation and disembarkation was easy. Used a hotel with stay and go for the shuttle. The main stage entertainment was probably the best of any cruise I have been on. The ship's orchestra and dancers were professional. The food and ... Read more
Joyjynx
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
3 stars seems mean, 4 stars too many, so read this as 3 and a half stars! Firstly, this is an amazing ship, well, it is brand new! The cabins are fab, more closet space but maybe at the expense of the bed size and how close the cupboard ... Read more

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Fangfarrier
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
Check in was extremely easy. I was expecting a much slower experience due to passenger numbers. We first made our way to 270 which gives panoramic views to the rear of the ship and doubles as an entertainment venue. There was a pleasant ... Read more
Cruisenut 14
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Having sailed on Voyager before we knew that it was a great ship and being a repositioning cruise we had plenty of time on the ship. We had a really great cruise with everything on the cruise of a very high standard. Staff were excellent ... Read more
Cruising Cindy Lou
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
109 forum posts
11 helpful votes
We booked this cruise 1.5 years ago. It was a first sibling cruise for my husband's siblings and spouses. There were 8 of us traveling together. We arrived at the Port at 10 AM. By 11:15 we were able to board the ship. We did a quick ... Read more
custard75
Member Since 2011
9 reviews
2 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Not quite the maiden voyage! Interestingly this 3 night cruise was the pre inaugural cruise (not the maiden voyage - that followed directly after). We booked the 5 night 'maiden voyage' ages ago and was offered the chance to also book ... Read more
_wayne_
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
17 helpful votes
royal caribbean get it wrong again, ship was superb, cabin was lovely, very well set out balcony cabin. first night came back to cabin no steward had been in. no clean towels or bed made etc, 1st morning waited approx 30 minutes for a ... Read more

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jrv1964
Member Since 2011
4 reviews
3 forum posts
0 helpful votes
EXPLORER OF THE SEAS - 11 Night Sydney to New Zealand (North Island ) return April 12th 2916 to 23rd April 2016 The Experience - less than memorable - we did not like the ship Hi, fellow cruisers, I have done 7 cruises over the past ... Read more
Dave Seecharan
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
This was my wife's and I first cruise. my wife was a bit apprehensive at first to be on the ocean but eventually agreed. Everything went very smoothly with the embarkation and the staff was very helpful. The ship in itself was majestic ... Read more
MOLLY124
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
10 helpful votes
This was my 12th cruise with RC but 1st on freedom of the seas. Totally enjoyed food, shows were fantastic and shore excursions booked thru RC were great. On the last day of cruising I suffered acute respiratory failure and taken by ... Read more
Kovitlac
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
This was my third cruise, 2nd one to the Western Caribbean, with all having been with Royal Caribbean (both the Mariner and the Oasis). So I knew what to expect, and I wasn't disappointed. Embarkation was easy and streamlined. My ... Read more
adnorm08
Member Since 2014
4 reviews
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
I have to say first that Liberty of the Seas is a beautiful ship! We were so excited to see her since she recently arrived to Galveston back in November. We had previously been on Navigator 3 times prior to Liberty. It's the exact same ... Read more

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zaherej
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
6 forum posts
15 helpful votes
We just returned from an April 10th sailing on the Freedom of the Seas where we had a really great time. We sailed the Western Caribbean and this was our second cruise as a family (4th for my wife and myself) and I may interject some ... Read more
Zerenity
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
This was our first cruise but definitely won't be our last! We traveled with our newlywed daughter and son in law, they brought our 9 month old granddaughter. We chose our embarkation port of Baltimore for easy access by car to our ... Read more
CarolBoyd-Tindale
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed April 2016
What can I say, will go again. The service was first rate. Room service was fantastic, rooms were beautiful, loved our balcony and we had our kids next door, so we opened the balcony up so we had one big one. The food was out of this ... Read more
lola-tabor
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
15 helpful votes
Chose this cruise based on high satisfaction ratings/reviews and on price. This was our first cruise and it was worth it. The boat is big and beautiful with lots to do. Was concerned about the sheer size but the staff does a great job ... Read more
Breldan
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
11 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
Took this cruise with my husband, in-laws, and my brother and his family. I've cruised several times on the west coast, but this was my first time to Florida and the Caribbean. Everything about this trip worked out perfectly. We all got ... Read more

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lmngm
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
49 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
We chose this particular cruise due to the multiple ports in their itinerary. I poured over the reviews from here (thank you) and wrote down tips and tricks. I will return the favour and list the most helpful tips that I used. I ... Read more
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Yankee1962
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
28 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
I love this class of the Royal Caribbean fleet, its not too big, not too small. I love the royal promenade center with all the shops and specialty bars. great place to people watch, party, and sit with family and friends. My 5 day ... Read more
ScottishFamily
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
I chose this Cruise purely because it went to Key West and fitted in with our dates. After I booked it I started to look at reviews etc but I booked on a total whim. We had never cruised before and it was a daunting experience not knowing ... Read more
steencondo12
Member Since 2015
4 reviews
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
For the very first time EVER RC did not receive 5 stars from us. I'll get this issue out of the way first. The centrum is the main focal point on the Brilliance. There are many activities held there during the day The main activity at ... Read more
South Aust Cruiser
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
It was our first time travelling to America from Australia and my husband and myself with our two teenage boys chose the Anthem of the Seas as we wanted to cruise to the Caribbean and also see New York so we found that Royal Caribbean ... Read more

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