Royal Caribbean Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades) Cruise Reviews

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Mrsinsyder
Member Since 2014
1 review
53 forum posts
1 helpful vote
So many thoughts on this cruise! Let me preface by saying that I've been on 12 cruises total; most were RCCL but also NCL and Carnival. I've always preferred RCCL, going back to the Sovereign of the Seas days. Day 1 - embarkation was ... Read more
Beaching It
Member Since 2010
7 reviews
272 forum posts
We chose the 8 night cruise out of FLL and were 8 girlfriends traveling with no husbands or kids. Booked 3 balcony rooms on deck 6 and 1 inside room on deck 2. Boarding was not good. They had trouble clearing the last passengers because of ... Read more
lyttler
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
The ship and onboard service was very good.The food was mediocre,an often heard comment.I personally believe the food was better at the Windjammer than at the formal dinners.Our balcony cabin was nice.There was plenty of storage space,the ... Read more
leanne610
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
I chose this cruise for the time of year and the ports of call. This was my first time on Freedom of the Seas and the ship is very comfortable to navigate, with the exception of the 3rd floor rooms ... took me a few to figure out that you ... Read more
bebat1
Member Since 2010
3 reviews
4 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We have sailed the Allure and Oasis 3 and 4 years ago respectively. This past September 5 we sailed the Oasis and Found it very disappointing Staff and cleanliness. The Freedom surpassed the Oasis hands down. The ship is beautiful and ... Read more
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itsmeangee
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
Royal Caribbean International sets the standard for quality food and service, fun and diverse entertainment and activities, and cruising innovation. I can vouch for this because I have always had good experiences on this cruise line in the ... Read more
Florida Fan
Member Since 2005
2 reviews
326 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We have about 30 cruises with Royal Caribbean under our belts. The great majority of those were fabulous. Our cruise on Harmony (11/12-11/19/16) was good but not great. Embarkation and disembarkation generally went smoothly. We loved ... Read more
lovrccl
Member Since 2006
2 reviews
680 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
My husband and I are Diamond Plus Members and are in our 60's so we have done many cruises. Getting on and off the ship was a breeze. We live in Florida and drive to the port and we were on/off within 20-25 minutes. We have done Allure ... Read more
kcdavis2010
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
This was our annual cruise vacation, and we wanted to make it overly special by traveling on the Harmony of the Seas - currently, the world's largest cruise ship. I traveled with my wife and two kids (12 & 11). The ship is ... Read more
GiGiFl
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
We've sailed Royal about a dozen times but were very disappointed with this cruise. There was no attention to detail. The food was boring and mediocre at best. Desserts? Jello and pudding every night. Nothing fancy; nothing sugar free. ... Read more
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TJKFlorida
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
5 forum posts
My wife and I sailed on Serenade of the Seas for its 10 night itinerary to the Southern Caribbean. We booked the cruise many months in advance and shopped for the best deal we could find for a longer cruise sailing from Florida since we ... Read more
nor72
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
After many cruises on Celebrity, including one to the Southern Caribbean last November we chose this cruise on Serenade to experience RCCL and because of the ports and length of the cruise. We like to cruise at this time of year for the ... Read more
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ceteach
Member Since 2013
1 review
8 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We love going to new ports and most of these ports were new to us. As usual we loved Serenade even though she is showing a little wear. Can't wait to see her after the November 2017 refurbishment. Our cabin was in a loud location and we ... Read more
rncando
Member Since 2016
1 review
37 forum posts
RCCL has disappointed us for a very special trip. If not for the Islands, the friends we made on board and some of the staff, this would be rated the lowest rating. I'll start with the good: 1) Cafe Latitudes- the BEST! (Better than ... Read more
simon4059
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 forum posts
1 helpful vote
After a 7 night cruise to Bermuda on the Anthem in May 2016 I was very apprehensive about cruising on a much smaller ship but the dates and location of our November cruise on the Serenade was perfect so we booked and we were pleasantly ... Read more
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cockney cruiser
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed four weeks ago
The ship is showing it's age, but is still nice to sail on. The getting on was very smooth, our stateroom 7136 was ready on time and our attendant was very good. The standard of the food although very high has dipped below the usual R.C.I ... Read more
richies14
Member Since 2012
1 review
36 forum posts
The dates and ports worked for us. The weather was great, the ship, not so good. This was my 7th cruise and the amenities were the worst. To give you an idea of how they think about food.....they listed the main dining room as ... Read more
PEdgarAVC
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
I am a travel agent and was on one of the Inaugural sailings of the the Harmony of the Seas. Check in was fast and smooth. It is a beautiful ship combining the best of the Oasis and Anthem features.. The 4 shows I saw were ... Read more
tracyanns
Member Since 2008
5 reviews
3,929 forum posts
Sailed November 2016
This was our 32nd cruise and was one of the bottom 5! I don't have a lot of expectations but I do expect a decent level of customer service and this sailing failed miserably! The food was fine, no problems there and the drinks were ... Read more
sewickleymom
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
This was the first cruise experience for most members of our party of 8 people and the first Royal Caribbean cruise for all of us. We elected to book the 2 bedroom Aqua Theater suite (10330) which accommodated our party (which included 5 ... Read more
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Fr8K9
Member Since 2008
1 review
11 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
We are experienced, 50+ yr. old, multi-branded cruisers. Our history encompasses Carnival, Celebrity, Holland America, Norwegian, Princess, RCI, Seabourn and Silver Seas. We signed up because we had unexpected time off from work and it fit ... Read more
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CarrieRossi
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
We were invited to join good friends on this cruise and had a great time! The Allure of the Sea is a magnificent ship with so many activities that we never got board. It was quite windy and a bit cool for enjoying the pools so we used ... Read more
shelaghroyal
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
We arrived in FL Saturday before sailing, stayed at the Marriott North in Ft Lauderdale (do not recommend this hotel - customer service was horrible). I was vacationing with my sister and elderly mother. The 1st day was chaos and the ... Read more
patootie456
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
This was my first time on Royal Caribbean. I will say the ship and service were outstanding. However for price (almost double of other smaller cruise ships) I don’t know if I will go back on one of their mega ships only because if ... Read more
cruisecriiticrispoli
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
I chose the cruise for the ship after seeing it in commercials on TV. The Aqua theater is a little smaller than it looks on TV. The boarding process was very quick as we arrived at 2pm for a 3:30 last call. The arrival buffet was ... Read more
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