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Calm45
Member Since 2017
1 review
We choose this cruise because other family members choose it and we decided to come along. The ship is beautiful with many activities. We were definitely busy and never bored. Our daughter traveled with us who is 8 yrs old and she had ... Read more
ncastro
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
I choose this cruise because we were part of a Private event. Salsa Sol y Arena. Itinerary was great, port of call great, great food, great staff and crew. Entertainment should be more diverse with different shows and cast. The ... Read more
RuthieWorldTravels
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
This cruise was chosen by the planner and organize and was a superb choice, to say the least. It was amazing how the crew organized and carried out the life vest demonstration. There were 2500+ passengers on this cruise and with the ... Read more
jimjan2
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Group cruise w/ friends . Opportunity to make new friends,see old friends. Went with a friend who had never been on RCCL. She really enjoyed the expierence. She has never been to Coco Cay or Nassau ,.We had a good time shopping and people ... Read more
VickiVSN
Member Since 2002
1 review
567 forum posts
Booked with Card Player Cruises which is always a good time. I hadn't cruised in over five years. Improvements: * Digital images easy to find by room number and download * Onboard internet access - was actually too good but found ... Read more
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skmr
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
The Empress of the Seas is a perfectly maintained ship. Staff and services were excellent. While services offered are similar on all ships, the friendliness and attentive staff made all the difference to our cruise. It felt like ... Read more
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CCBR
Member Since 2006
1 review
1,482 forum post
Sailed April 2017
We are loyal to Royal! We had another great experience on Liberty for two weeks b2b, our cruise director and his staff were great as usual. The ship was constantly being cleaned and sanitized to prevent any viruses. The future ... Read more
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Meskelis
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Food and attractions are wonderful!!! Crew very polite!!! Embarkation was very painful. Huge lines to go through lines. We spent almost 2 hours in line, but I don't know if it was a port's or Royal Caribbean's problem. Crew at the dining ... Read more
LewisAlcocer
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
My sister, her husband,myself and my husband took this cruise together. We all has been wanting to go to Belize, other ports in the western Caribbean and the Mayan ruins. This is a smaller and therefore a much friendly ship. Everybody we ... Read more
Markj744*
Member Since 2017
1 review
Our group of seven young seniors really enjoyed most of this cruise. Things you gotta due include Chops where we used the first night done right. Our server Robert was fantastic, as was the food, and we actually applauded when they brought ... Read more
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ihelpuown
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
This ship is awesome and everyone should experience it at lease once in a lifetime but.....be prepared. This ship will cost you! Not only for your cruise but almost everything you do on it! 1. I did not like having to make ... Read more
Oaklandish70
Member Since 2012
1 review
20 forum posts
1 helpful vote
I had high hopes for the HARMONY OF THE SEAS. My first OASIS OF THE SEAS Cruise in 2010 was phenomenal and the ship was less than a year old. Just as her sister, Harmony's design is spacious and esthetically pleasing. Art work adorning ... Read more
naomibest31
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
I came on this cruise because of my family (cousins) and we haven't been on vacation in awhile. I personally had never been on a cruise. The Service from staff was AMAZING ! and they genuineness from the staff made it a welcoming and ... Read more
Zswimmerboy
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
I thought it was awesome Bingo was so much fun. Paige who runs it does a great job. It was super sad to say goodbye to her at the end. The water slides are amazing. The toilet bowl without a tube is genius. The blue one is so fast ... Read more
Ftobias
Member Since 2017
1 review
High school reunion "Friends and Family" cruise. We have done it for the past several years but there is not enough to do in the evenings on this ship, poor turnout to the planned events and venues. The bars and pool deck should ... Read more
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Texgal13
Member Since 2013
1 review
20 forum posts
We joined a quilt shop cruise that uses Royal Caribbean because of the large conference space. Our Jr Suite (8636) was really nice for 3 but I was surprised how much we did feel the sway. One nice thing about the Jr Suite is it gets you ... Read more
Lightbulbcc
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed March 2017
Friends were going on an organized cruise for an activity that we enjoyed and wanted to be with them but we had had a bad experience with another cruise line and were reluctant to book passage. We are so glad we did because our enjoyment ... Read more
GillianS
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed March 2017
This was an experience, 10 day cruise and 7 ports of call and loads to do on and off ship could not fault anything. The dinning experience was excellent. Bar service excellent. Room service excellent. Activities to many to choose. All the ... Read more
susnurse
Member Since 2010
1 review
2 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We chose this cruise because of the itinerary. We had heard the ship was old but honestly, it's clean and well taken care of. I have sailed with Royal Caribbean before but much has changed. Gone are the last night pool deck parties with ... Read more
LetaH
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed March 2017
The cruise was an awesome experience. The Oasis of the Seas is a huge ship with many activities. I particularly enjoyed the Headliner Show and the various game shows that were available. The cruise director and many of the people that ... Read more
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Gradelady
Member Since 2000
4 reviews
804 forum posts
2 helpful votes
I was part of a group of ladies who were in the same sorority in college 40+ years ago. There were 15 of us, plus we also had some friends and family members who joined us, so we were a group of 20 altogether. We chose Independence of the ... Read more
treyopp
Member Since 2017
1 review
My partner and I took the first cruise out of Fort Lauderdale on this Ship for 3 days, which was amazing, and of course it would be since it was the first time it traveled in Florida. But what blew me away was we decided to do it again but ... Read more
Halk
Member Since 2017
1 review
We went on this cruise with a group of 48 people from our club. First of all, the staff was excellent, our room (ocean view) while clean was very small. There was ample closet and drawer space, the bathroom was made for one person at ... Read more
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NPRGiant 2016
Member Since 2016
3 reviews
2 helpful votes
Before you can board a ship, you have to make a reservation and use the cruise line's website and 800-numbers to get the information you need for packing and embarkation. When it comes to those two (website and phone support), R.C. ... Read more
guioyohlyd2015
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
We traveled with my wife and 1 year and 6 months old son, we booked a superior ocean view stateroom with balcony, which was beautiful and very comfortable. Anthem of the seas is awesome. sophisticated areas for everybody. the services ... Read more
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