Royal Caribbean Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades) Cruise Reviews

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5,297 Royal Caribbean Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades) Cruise Reviews
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Eroshini
Member Since 2017
1 review
We happen to choose RCL Allure of the seas as the date of the Cruise & the destinations suited our requirement. The embarkation was much smoother than one of our previous experiences from another cruise line from Baltimore MD where ... Read more
c553
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
4 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Don't believe most of the negatives you read about this ship. We expected the cruise to be a 4 on a 10 point scale, because of all the negatives we read on Cruise Critic. We rated it MUCH higher. No, it isn't an elegant, high end ... Read more
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Flymia
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
60 forum posts
2 helpful votes
The Independence of the Seas is a great ship, large, but not too large, with lots of different things to do. Even though the ship is big, and this sailing was full, it never felt too crowded, anywhere. Outside deck space is good, lots of ... Read more
Melodink
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed three weeks ago
This was a family vacation which included my son, daughter-in-law and two grandchildren (ages 1 and 3 years old). The Allure of the Seas had something for everyone! The kids loved the cruise, characters, parade, kids camp, kids swim ... Read more
yaniris_castillo
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed three weeks ago
I went with my husband and 2 boys to the Allure, Excellent experience, from the arrival to the boat, the ride to know the boat the first day, the cabin with a very suitable furniture to store the belongings and give the sense of ... Read more
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JackieDunsmore
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed three weeks ago
I choose this ship because it came highly recommended from our friends who have been on the allure! The embarkation and disembarkation was very smooth. The cabin was very nice Miss Jenny took outstanding care of our room 6549 and my ... Read more
Sylviasimko
Member Since 2017
1 review
It was our third family Royal Caribbean cruise. We were 16 in all, with 11 cabins, The service is excellent, the ship was lots of fun for the kids and many activities for everyone. The shows were all outstanding, Broadway levels. The food ... Read more
Golfnut_PA
Member Since 2011
4 reviews
28 forum posts
Sailed three weeks ago
We just got off the Allure and I must say we loved it so much we booked it again for next year. This was our first time on this large of a ship and I really enjoyed all the choice of placed to eat and drink. The ship is by far the ... Read more
imtorregrosa
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
Naik, Joshi and the Head Waiter on the Main Dining Room were FANTASTIC. We had never experience such caring, professional and courteous service in any other place. They were paid close attention to every single detail on the first night ... Read more
labcruiser
Member Since 2010
1 review
11 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
We chose Allure of the Seas for a New year's Cruise due to the dates. The cruise was great - Mama Mia was exceptional. The new show Blue Planet?? What the heck was that all about? Terrible!! What a waste of a good night. All six of us left ... Read more
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northjerseyguy
Member Since 2010
1 review
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
My wife and I took a 6 night Caribbean cruise on the Allure on Jan. 2nd principally to explore this huge ship and its features. We set sail with 6,550 passengers (normally 5,400) with a large international representation and many large ... Read more
Dance_mama
Member Since 2017
1 review
This boat had everything you could possibly ask for in a vacation. We traveled with young children which can be tough but there was something to do at any given moment and it caters to every age, size and taste. We did a western caribbean ... Read more
r1drama
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
We really wanted to experience the Allure of the Seas. I was initially concerned that the ships size would be to overwhelming and crowded. However, the opposite was true. The ship is so large and there are so many activities on board, ... Read more
inga 777
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed three weeks ago
We cruised from December 31 till January 5. I picked new year cruise because wanted different experience of New Year. Ship had some decorations but there were no Xmas tree! Also decorations were down in January 2. Balloons drop in ... Read more
REDealmaker
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Family friends we cruised with on this sailing recommended this class of RCL. As with everything, I believe everything is relative so I am comparing to past cruises we have taken on Disney and 3 Celebrity Cruises. If you essentially want ... Read more
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shadbrew
Member Since 2001
1 review
329 forum posts
10 helpful votes
The highlight of the cruise was eating at Jamie's Italian Restaurant. Food was fabulous!!! If we had known it was going to be that good, we would have eaten there many times earlier in the week, but our meal was toward the end of the ... Read more
Cruisecathy
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
I am a travel agent and have cruised on over 60 Cruises. I selected the five night Independence for a group of friends and clients this year. We love to cruise over New Years. We have previously cruised on the Enchantment, Majesty, ... Read more
benlev
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
5 forum posts
6 helpful votes
It's really sad how far the Royal Caribbean brand has fallen in 10 years. It's now pretty much a low end cruise. This is our second cruise on Royal Caribbean this year. We took this exact same New Years Eve cruise ten years ago. It was ... Read more
ndimare
Member Since 2017
1 review
For 2016 New Year's we decided to go on a cruise and we selected Independence of the Seas (from Royal Caribbean) for 5 nights leaving on Dec 31st 2016. This was our second time with Royal Caribbean and first time receiving New Year on a ... Read more
jedi-jurist
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 forum posts
This was an 8 day cruise leaving from Ft. Lauderdale and stopping at Nassau, Puerto Rico, Antigua and St. Kitts. We've been on many different lines - Princess, Carnival, Norwegian, Disney, but this was our first RC cruise. The boat was ... Read more
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Thayana
Member Since 2009
9 reviews
In other words they were three for five on the night with a batting average of in the low 200's for this cruise. Now, I will get more exact. We had a snafu at our hotel because we came in a day early and we didn't get there at 10:45 ... Read more
ALANOWL19
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Cruise Review Independence of the Seas Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines Port Everglades to Labadee and Falmouth 5 Days This review is written after our family experienced our first cruise. The cruise was a holiday week 5 night ... Read more
shelbelle99
Member Since 2013
4 reviews
76 forum posts
Sailed four weeks ago
We went on this cruise as a family holiday cruise. The ship was beautifully decorated for Christmas. We had a variety of cabins, all of them were good sized and well taken care of by the staff. The only complaint was the lack of bathroom ... Read more
KeelyH
Member Since 2017
1 review
6 helpful votes
WOW! What a experience on this ship. Getting on the ship was a very smooth process. The food on the ship is pretty good. The restaurants are amazing. I HIGHLY recommend the 150 restaurant. If you are a big drinker you MUST by your drink ... Read more
dakemann
Member Since 2009
1 review
1 forum post
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Embarkation was as described. We stayed the night before at Pier 66 and taxied to the port (3 of us were $17.00 total) at around 11:15 or so. We were given a later time in the pre-cruise materials but it seemed many or most were there when ... Read more
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