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Georgeven
Member Since 2010
4 reviews
89 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We´re a couple and this was our 16th cruise and second in the Caribbean (most of them with Royal Caribbean). We decided for this cruise kind of at last minute since it departed from San Juan and we already were planning a holiday in ... Read more
HighSeasRoller
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed four weeks ago
Central Park on the Allure (and Oasis) is a nice place to relax and 'chill' while listening to the bird calls and taking in the beautiful 'grounds' of live plants and trees. The Rising Tides Bar didn't always keep its posted schedule. I ... Read more
polney
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
The staff on the Empress were very friendly, helpful and informative. I am glad we traveled with them and will travel with them again soon. I DO RECOMMEND purchasing the drink packages (if you're going to drink more than four drinks a ... Read more
Vidmar
Member Since 2017
1 review
15 helpful votes
Just returned from the Tassie cruise (23 – 28 Jan) and I wanted to comment on our experience (having noted some negative feedback from others on the NZ trip) We are seasoned travellers although this is only our 2nd cruise ... Read more
EverydayAdventure
Member Since 2015
1 review
4 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Enchantment of the Seas was not what I expected. My first two cruises were on larger ships with many amenities. I was worried I would not adjust to the ship's age and size. However, I did read the ship was refurbished not too long ago. ... Read more
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A1A Cruiser
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
1 forum post
13 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
We booked this cruise while on another cruise back in 2015, so we had plenty of time to read reviews, and to plan accordingly. We are fairly frequent cruisers (Diamond Plus with Crown & Anchor Society) so we had a pretty good idea ... Read more
flhartley
Member Since 2015
1 review
175 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
We loved the intimacy of Serenade having had several cruises on RCI's larger ships. This cruise made us Diamond so we certainly plan more. Found My Time Dining to be just our thing having always done fixed time dining in the past. ... Read more
firsttimecruiser8383
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 helpful votes
Freedom of the Seas was the first cruise we had ever taken. We have little to compare it to so keep that in mind when reading this review. If you have already chosen Royal Caribbean for your next cruise, you may want to read on to see how ... Read more
jekurzyn1
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
I had never been on a cruise before and was invited to go on this cruise with friends. It was awesome!! So much variety in events and food. My friends were Star Class and had a private suite with balcony so I was very fortunate to get in ... Read more
dropanchor
Member Since 2008
1 review
443 forum posts
20 helpful votes
Ovation of the Sea- Syd/Tas/NZ/Syd 15th December 2016 Embarkation/Disembarkation Ironically Ch9 was doing a live telecast from the ship and they were heavily promoting it as the “ Love Boat” including the presenters heads ... Read more
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vgirl2016
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
My husband and I took this cruise with another couple as a winter get-away from the weather in the Pacific Northwest! The 3,600 passenger ship was in pristine condition and the crew were excellent. This type of trip at holiday time was ... Read more
Scrivanichk
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
This was my 13th cruise with Royal and what a disappointment. -Windjammer is disgusting. The tongs that you grab your food with are all greasy and oily. There aren't as many choices as there use to be. The windjammer has no change, ... Read more
Piggy23
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
We chose this cruise as it was its first time in Australia they over emphasised the fact because when we got on our interpretation from the advertising was different the services were appauling. When we embarked we waited 3 hrs just to ... Read more
denisejones
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
My friend and i have just returned from our first RC cruise. This was something i was desperate to do and always wanted to go on RC and it was a birthday treat. I am disappointed to say it did not meet my expectations. We had an ... Read more
Tomballfam
Member Since 2014
1 review
5 forum posts
4 helpful votes
This cruise was a complete unplug and re calibrate. It was a 100% success!! I suggest the pre check in option, it saves some time. I also suggest pre booking reservations. First time out of Cape Liberty Bayonne, NJ. IT was very ... Read more
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skipperanne
Member Since 2014
4 reviews
330 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This cruise was a charter, so many things may have been different. I have cruised over 10 times, but this was my first experience on Royal Caribbean. First of all the ship was nice and airy, a great greeting when we cam on board. ... Read more
jap2452
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2016
Went on this ship to celebrate a birthday and Halloween. It was an amazing experience on Halloween. Many of the passengers had their costumes and participated on the promenade parade. We had an incredible time worth of the money spent for ... Read more
Callensworth
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
I am a loyal Royal Caribbean cruiser. I have been on all sizes of the Royal fleet. This cruise made my tenth cruise. My daughter won a complimentary cruise on Empress of the Seas so we were excited to try the baby ship of the fleet. ... Read more
Jolynpaige
Member Since 2013
1 review
7 helpful votes
I chose this cruise because I needed 9 points to reach Diamond Status on RCCL. Booking a suite would achieve that. We were in an Owner's Suite with a very large balcony which was just beautiful. The weather didn't cooperate so I could ... Read more
urbanite1985
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
The ports were extremely diverse sailing to Sicily, Mykonos, Santorini, Kusadasi, Athens, and the Amalfi Coast. Sicily was a modern port that we chose not to take an excursion to the older town as it seemed to focus only on shopping. ... Read more
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oscarx01
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Excellent service. Staff very friendly and pleasant in every interaction. Ports of call were great. Getting on and off the ship was easy. Food was excellent in all eating venues. The Tides dining room food was great and staff ... Read more
Georgeven
Member Since 2010
4 reviews
89 forum posts
11 helpful votes
We decided to book this cruise very well in advance (a year or so) to try the newest and biggest ship even though we are not fans of this size of ships. This was a Family cruise with a party of five, both of us (38 and 39) with around 16 ... Read more
World Sailor
Member Since 2007
1 review
60 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
The Ship is in great condition and crew were the best nothing was too much, we had a suite and Bertie the concierge was the best i have ever had thanks Bertie. The main dining room was impressive and the waiters we had Raj and Maria were ... Read more
saltyseabears
Member Since 2015
1 review
5 forum posts
Sailed September 2016
We choose this trip as we wanted a different trip than that of the itineraries from Southampton. We wanted some September Sunshine. We are fans of Royal Caribbean and so we choose this ship and itinerary. I would suggest if you are ... Read more
kennysnelling@aol.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
This was about our 10th cruise but as we were sailing on our smallest ship ever, the Royal Caribbean Empress of the Seas, so we were a little timid going in. But from the minute we got on the ship until the minute we got off, we were ... Read more
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