We have never cruised to Mexico and wanted to. The staff on the empress of the seas are second to none and for the smallest ship in the fleet the food, shows, itinerary were fantastic, always something to do. The food was Great. the chief ...
About the author: I've been cruising with RCCL (and only RCCL) for the past 5 years and I'm currently an Emerald member in their Crown & Anchor society. So far I've sailed on Splendour, Adventure, Serenade, Navigator and now Harmony.
My comments are for the Independence Of the Seas Sept 2016
Southampton to Barcelona 13 Day cruise
Our thoughts on what was good
1. The Service on the ship was good
2. the Entertainment was good
3. the State Room was good
This was my first cruise and my first holiday in America, the same goes for my parents and brother. Returning our Alamo rental car was easy at the port and they provided a shuttle bus to the cruise terminal. Embarkation and disembarkation ...
My wife and I (30-somethings) sailed with our in-laws. I have been on about 24 cruises and my wife about 10. This was the second cruise for my in-laws.
We arrived a day early (and stayed ...
We chose this cruise because we live close to the port of embarkation and liked the fact that we could save on transportation costs. Getting on the ship was very smooth and we experienced no issues. We had sailed from this port the year ...
My wife and I chose this cruise to experience a brand new ship. We always cruise on Royal Caribbean as their style fits well with our action and fitness couple tastes. We fortunately selected a July 28, 2016 sailing and avoided the ...
I cruised with a group of runners, and that part of the cruise was fantastic. Our group was well taken-care-of, from start to finish. Our group breakfasts (private buffet) were FANTASTIC!
That said, there were some odd issues I have ...
***DETAILED REVIEW OF MY EXPERIENCE:
I sailed on the EOS from July 22nd to July 25th with my family (Mom 49, dad 53, sister 30, brother 14, my girlfriend 30 and myself 28) from Miami, we arrived one day before and we stayed at the ...
We are platinum members and choose this cruise for the dates and itinerary. Having been on vision we knew what to expect from the ship, I sailed with my partner and my 3 teenage children for a family holiday with something for everyone.
We took the private shuttle from Hobby Airport Houston to the embarkation Port, the reason we did not use the transfer of the cruise ship since we have a very early flight in the disembarkation day, RCCL said they did not have transfer ...
We are two seniors that cruised on the Empress of the Seas and just returned two days ago. We did not have any expectations of the cruise but were pleasantly surprised. It was one of the best cruises that we have ever been on. The ship ...
We wanted to duplicate our honeymoon cruise some 21 years ago. We flew down to san Juan 2 days in advance to take in the sites in Old San Juan and to sample the local restaurants. (Pannes restaurant in the Coronado District was so good ...
LOVED this ship!
I cruised on Harmony on June 26 from Barcelona. We visited Italy, France and Spain.
I absolutely loved the ship, although I have sailed on Harmony previously!
The staff is amazing. The ship is beautiful ...
Had 2 previous Royal Caribbean cruises on smaller ships which were very good but this one Butlins on sea. Very good boarding but food in restaurant very average to poor husband could not even get his fork into the chicken it was so tough ...
12 Night Mediterranean Cruise
Brilliance of the Seas Sail Date: 05/14/2016
To whom it may concern:
I’m sorry to say that the cruise experience on this last trip was not one of the worst that I have experienced; it was THE ...
This was our first RC cruise - previously we were die hard Prinxcess fans.
So pleased we switched. More luxurious, more variant, more options for food, activities, venues, entertainment, pubs and clubs.
The IOS had just about ...
I've been on 4 cruises including this one before, and this one was definitely the best if not tied for the best (tied with star princess). I'll start with the few negatives.
If someone were to ask me what was the worse ...
Boarding was excellent. Great service, staff were amazing. Really great shows and entertainment. Lots to do for children. The only thing I would recommend is a ocean view balcony as not a really nice bar were you can sit and watch the sea ...
Extremely disappointed with this cruise. My husband and I were excited to be going on this brand new ship on its first cruise - being regular cruisers with Royal Caribbean we expected their usual high quality and standards. The on boarding ...
This was my second cruise but my first cruise with Royal Caribbean and my friend's first cruise ever. Quite a few things seemed to fall through the cracks and was very disappointing. I ordered and paid for a birthday cake for my friend two ...
Overall we had a great experience.
The following staff did a commendable job in exceeding our expectations
- Suresh (Head Waiter)
- Savino (Waiter)
- Made (Waiter)
- Rosmidi (Waiter)
- Joel (Waiter - amazing)
Unable to explore Barcelona as one of our cases was missing and didn't know when we would receive it, plus there was a light rain shower.
Embarkation started off as a nightmare as the young girl did not speak good English and I found it ...
At the age of 63 it was time to embark on a new journey. As a child I traveled with my family, as a young woman I ventured to a beach resort with some other friends, as a married woman I traveled with my husband and as a single mother to ...
worst service everywhere on the ship we have ever experienced. we have been on 9 rccl cruises. great captain merrick. but the food was terrible, entertainment was not acceptable,with exception to the vegas singer and the ventriloquist, and ...
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