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1,321 Royal Caribbean First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

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259
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106
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76
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52
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Lisa 2609
1 Review
Member Since 2016
We were hesitant to book a cruise as we are fairly laid back travelers and not into dressing up for dinner and seeing ... Read more
JChoudhary
1 Review
Member Since 2016
This was a great vacation. Checking in was quick, since we had done on-line check-in. We chose to eat at ... Read more
Capt288
1 Review
Member Since 2016
12/15
Reading some of these negative reviews, I am wondering what fantasy land of self absorbed entitlement these folks ... Read more
CRUISEWITHMYKIDS
2 Reviews
Member Since 2006
3 Forum Posts
This is my 75th cruise, and my children's 22nd cruise. We are Emerald members on Royal Caribbean and Gold members on ... Read more
margomalley
1 Review
Member Since 2015
We had a lovely 10 day cruise out of Brisbane on the Legend of the Seas & I must admit prior to boarding I had some ... Read more

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rmemainv
1 Review
Member Since 2016
This was our first cruise and we had a great time. We booked a balcony cabin and ended up on the 14th floor, mid-ship ... Read more
Clairebear82
1 Review
Member Since 2016
So like many others I was a bit nervous about reading negative reviews and I as pleasantly surprised - I think some ... Read more
Shereel
1 Review
Member Since 2015
About a week prior to embarking on our cruise on Legend of the Seas I decided to read some reviews. I was shocked to ... Read more
josivilma
1 Review
Member Since 2015
11/15
No doubt in recommending this cruse!!! My husband and I enjoyed our 7 days cruise trip on ¨OASIS OF THE SEAS¨ ... Read more
KruisingKruiser
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Very excited to go on my 1st RCC Cruise. Pros: I was knew to cruising, so few expectations, didn't even look at ... Read more

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all-inclusive resorts
1 Review
Member Since 2015
For years family and friends have told my husband and I that we must cruise. We generally vacation at all-inclusive 4-5 ... Read more
PowerSurge56
1 Review
Member Since 2015
First-time out for me! I had no idea that I would like cruising. I found the initial 'cattle call' to get on the ship ... Read more
Horo
1 Review
Member Since 2015
We went with the extended family (from grandparents to kids as young as 10) and found this to be a GREAT experience. ... Read more
JudyAnders
1 Review
Member Since 2015
We just returned from a Western Caribbean Christmas cruise on RCL and it was fantastic in every way. In this case, our ... Read more
Sailorgurlz
1 Review
Member Since 2015
1 Forum Post
I am a 50+ multi-lingual experienced traveler. I have just completed my first cruise ever on Royal Caribbean ... Read more

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Tim G
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Our group of 20 family members did a cruise and the majority of us this was our first cruise. Some in the group really ... Read more
jconnelley
1 Review
Member Since 2015
OK, first the negatives: I was extremely disappointed with the process of disembarking and returning to ship for ... Read more
BBTFan
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Let me start by saying that this was our first cruise (my husband, my 30 year old disabled daughter and me!). We ... Read more
ozscot01
1 Review
Member Since 2015
94 Forum Posts
This was our first cruise so no comparisons to other ships or cruise lines. We travelled with two 16yr olds from Sydney ... Read more
Cruisechick963
1 Review
Member Since 2015
12/15
My first cruise, so my rating is based on the experience. Food in the main dining room was poor. Too many dishes were ... Read more

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Gailela1
2 Reviews
Member Since 2013
16 Forum Posts
Have sailed on Royal several times before. It is a great family cruise line, but as a senior, I was never impressed. ... Read more
Flexed
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This was my first visit to Sydney in a million years and it hasn't changed a lot. We embarked on the Explorer of ... Read more
GHoward72
1 Review
Member Since 2015
3 Forum Posts
This was our first cruise for me, my wife, and our two teens (14 and 12). Overall we had a great time with two notable ... Read more
Ginny Favers
1 Review
Member Since 2015
6 Forum Posts
11/15
My parents took my family on the Oasis so we could spend Thanksgiving together. I've never had much of an interest in ... Read more
carolwake@hotmail.co.uk
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Do not go on this ship, unless you want to pay a fortune for 'butlins on sea'. The ship was overcrowded with no ... Read more

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