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1,177 Royal Caribbean Galveston Cruise Reviews
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InTheWASide
Member Since 2006
9 reviews
4,209 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We booked this cruise with 5 other friends in 3 other rooms. Grand total of 3 Promenade rooms and 1 aft corner balcony. (The balcony was 1400 and was huge but had a huge pole in the middle of it... so if that's an issue, be aware). We ... Read more
Cruising Kevin
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
12 forum posts
6 helpful votes
My wife and I picked this cruise to get us closer to diamond level. This was our 8th cruise with RCCL, the third on the Liberty. We have 34 cruises to date with 4 more booked for next year. We live in San Antonio so it's only a 4 hour ... Read more
cruisersaf
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
7 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Cabin #7595-Promenade room was very clean and I liked having the ambiance of the window seat & the black out curtains were amazing when trying to rest. Our television was an "upgraded" version & the interactive account ... Read more
IRROCKS
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Chose this cruise because of the dates of vacation as well as to try the line. With as much advertising they do, I really was not impressed. Granted, we did get out of the vacation what we needed...peace and relaxation. I would have been ... Read more
okydokey12
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed November 2016
We sailed on RC on Nov 6th, 2016. This was our first Cruise ever. So we don't have anything to compare it to. I cant believe i didnt get sea sick. Cruise was very smooth sailing. We stayed on the 8th deck. Me and my boyfriend ... Read more
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mskiwebb
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
29 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed November 2016
We are very pleased with Royal Caribbean for their overall value. For what you pay, you get a great vacation with food, entertainment, travel, service, and style. This is our seventh cruise on RCCL, and while we've seen changes over that ... Read more
L Jane
Member Since 2001
2 reviews
187 forum posts
2 helpful votes
About me: I live in Texas, Diamond with RCCL, also have cruised with Carnival, Princess, and Norwegian. This cruise was with my cousin from Pennsylvania (Gold RCCL). We selected an inside cabin to save $. Embarkation As Diamond ... Read more
SHIP TRAVELER
Member Since 2008
4 reviews
510 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We have sailed on over 30 cruises with multiple lines including NCL, Carnival, Princess, HAL, Celebrity and RCCL. I am going to cover things in my review that I would look for when reading other reviews. My husband and I are in our ... Read more
ctsai81
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
I will be keeping this review short and straight to the point: VOOM internet: Do not get it and save your money!! I was unable to log in for the majority of the cruise, and the connection speed was awful. I tried to check bandwidth ... Read more
mom4u2
Member Since 2012
1 review
71 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Booked two inside cabins on 9th Floor on this cruise because RCCL is typically one of the top of the line companies and the price. Cruise was booked in July for the October 30 sailing at the Friends & Family rate, a really great ... Read more
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texhusky
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
21 forum posts
7 helpful votes
We went on this cruise to be with friends that had already booked it. We had been out of Galveston before and forgot about how much a hassle it is. The first day the security scanners weren't working and the terminal was full of people ... Read more
pookeysmom
Member Since 2007
12 reviews
140 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
A friend & I sailed the Liberty of the Seas out of Galveston, because I'm from Houston & she's from Galveston, so it was easy, and I've always enjoyed Royal Caribbean in the past. Embarkation day was simple. We got to the port ... Read more
JeanetteB
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
8 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We booked this cruise for price, and were happy we did! The Mayan palaces of Cahal Pech made the entire voyage worthwhile! I can't be in too much sun for health reasons, and am in my mid sixties. We were hoping this would not be too ... Read more
ddled
Member Since 2004
2 reviews
148 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
There are a lot of things Royal is doing now that I do not like-generally taking away things and so forth. But the trend seemed to be less noticeable on Liberty last week. One place I thought was really weak was the quality of the food in ... Read more
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eguiney
Member Since 2002
2 reviews
144 forum posts
3 helpful votes
This was our 22nd cruise. This was our first cruise as Diamond on RCl and also our first time on one of the larger ships. We booked an inside cabin for the first time to see what it is like and besides it was less than half the price of a ... Read more
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allongjr
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
My wife and I choose this cruise to celebrate my 64th birthday. It was my first cruise so I was very excited to get underway. We embarked from Galveston, which was a great city, after having a nice meal at the Mediterranean Restaurant. ... Read more
rubyjpi
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
40 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We were bringing 13 people as part of our 40th anniversary celebration. It was leaving from a port, (Galveston) that I have left out of before. And I wanted them to experience Royal Caribbean. We had a cabin on the hump. 7340. The balcony ... Read more
prhoffm
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
7 helpful votes
Unless you can drive to Galveston in your own vehicle, I would not recommend taking a cruise out of this port. If you fly to Houston, the logistics and cost of getting to and from the airport to the port are a problem, and very expensive. ... Read more
Kingbird1
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
83 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Impeccable service. Perhaps the best shows in the cruise line. Loved the ice show and the full production show of "Saturday Night Fever". Great food, so many choices on things to do. You can ice skate, rock wall climb, boogie ... Read more
nemonikh
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 forum posts
8 helpful votes
This was the first cruise for my wife and me. Based on a large number of online recommendations, we decided to go for a 7-day cruise and it was definitely a good call -- anything less would have made the 1st experience feel too short. ... Read more
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Grand & Nana
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
2,357 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
I chose this cruise for the convenience (no airfare req'd). Our cabin (8326) was spacious convenient to the aft elevator for easy access to Deck 4 (MDR) and Deck 5 (Promenade). I loved everything about the ship, however; it was lacking ... Read more
Tx-Catlady
Member Since 2016
1 review
93 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Our AAA travel agent recommended this cruise, as our first. He had us in a promenade room, but we upgraded to the balcony and didn't regret it. We may try an ocean view or promenade in the future. The ship had 4400 passengers aboard, ... Read more
ssbeagle
Member Since 2001
7 reviews
5,032 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because we wanted a nice getaway and we live very close to the port. After several bad experiences with Royal Caribbean I wanted to give it one more try. This time I wasn't disappointed. Things were much better. ... Read more
Sarahlm84
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
I have been on five Carnival cruises and planned them for the entire group on my own online. I have booked trips for up to 64 people on Carnival and I have never had any issues. With this cruise I wanted to have something to compare. We ... Read more
Landsharks
Member Since 2010
1 review
20 forum posts
6 helpful votes
This was our 10th cruise and we decided to return to the Western Caribbean to check out Playa Costa Maya. We arrived at 11am and I dropped the bags curbside, parked across at Galveston park and Cruise, walked back, and we were processed ... Read more
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