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1,155 Royal Caribbean First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

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741
Very Good
222
Average
85
Poor
50
Terrible
33
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We travelled on legend with a family of 4 kids aged 6 to 19. We choose the ship entirely for the ports of call/ summer ... Read more
My 18 year old daughter and I just got back from our cruise on the Allure of the Seas. The ship is big, but it never ... Read more
8/15
We were first time cruisers, and will be the last. Food was basic, every day was much as such the same, very bland, ... Read more
We aren't people who spend time in a hotel room, so basic rooms that are adequate are fine. Adequate being the ... Read more
I took the Royal Caribbean ship, Liberty of the Seas, from Bayonne, New Jersey, to Bermuda on August 8th, 2015. I ... Read more

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This was our family's first cruise. We went because we wanted to give our kids a sampling of Europe and a cruise was a ... Read more
Best holiday ever! Dewdrop1971
8/15
Having never cruised before but wanting to have a break from theme parks whilst in Orlando this seemed the perfect way ... Read more
We too was worried reading all the poor reviews, it does make me wonder what ship they were on! First thing to ... Read more
Better than Expected hillyfields123
8/15
We were very worried after reading the reviews before our holiday, so were very nervous as this was our first cruise. ... Read more
8/15
I was a bit nervous when I arrived at the ship partly because of some of the mixed reviews, but I needn’t have ... Read more

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Amazing family holiday Jackie Smith
8/15
Our first ever cruise we traveled with our two children age 14 and 18. We are finding it hard to comprehend most of ... Read more
7/15
We chose this cruise on the backs of friends itinerary and because the ports were very interesting. As we were first ... Read more
Great Experience tonyrguk
7/15
This was our first cruise, I read some reviews of the ship before we went and worried that we had made a very expensive ... Read more
First time cruisers. karen armstrong
7/15
We have been home for a week now and had time to fully appraise our first cruise. We are a family of four. Mum dad and ... Read more
We began our cruise thinking had we made the right decision after reading some of the adverse comments on these forums, ... Read more

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I selected the Royal Caribbean Explorer of the seas for a Mediterranean cruise leaving Southampton Sunday 26th July ... Read more
A fantastic time! maytheflute
7/15
I feel compelled to write a review in light of some of the negative comments regarding the Explorer of the Seas. These ... Read more
Having heard so much from family ad friends, we got a good deal and decided to have a shot at this cruising ... Read more
We had a great time! Southerncruiser22
7/15
This was my first time cruising as an adult, so I don't have anything to compare to but we had a great time. We went ... Read more
Was recommended to RCL by our travel agent, was looking for 'fun, active, family friendly' trip for our first cruise. ... Read more

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First Time Cruiser Castle3896
7/15
It's our first time to cruise. We chose RCL because my sister-in-law highly recommended it. We sailed with my ... Read more
So...this was my first cruise...on any cruise ship...I normally sail on sail boats...so a bit of a change. I must ... Read more
Very Disappointed simbaebony
7/15
We were a family of four, kids aged 10yrs. Embarked at southampton which was failry easy and hassle free. First ... Read more
I suppose everybody's different, but the bad reviews of this ship boggle my mind. If you aren't having a good time, you ... Read more
First and Last Moxymom16@aol.com
7/15
This was our first cruise, so we picked a 3 night trip. It was awful. The room was musty, dirty, and smelled. The ... Read more

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