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445 Royal Caribbean Group and Theme Cruise Reviews
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HighSeasRoller
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed January 2017
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
SnowTeam
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
The ship is amazing and no need to leave something for everyone we traveled with a group of 8 and all of us did different things. We all enjoyed our trip on the ship and in the ports. The food in the main dining room was perfect and the ... Read more
Dawn L.
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed January 2017
We went on this cruise as part of a group, the Iowa Academy of Family Physicians. A huge disappointment was when we got there, they had given away our meeting room, where we were to hold continuing education, to another group. We ended ... Read more
bennyljackson
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
Friends picked this trip. Group of 37 made this trip (Wanderlust) This was my first trip with the group and it was awesome. This group has made multiple trips so I was happy to join them. I needed a getaway and this was perfect. ... 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
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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
ftballref
Member Since 2009
7 reviews
3 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
Overall I was disappointed with this cruise. The main reason: just too big for my taste. The good: Captain Rob - a great example of what a captain should be. Due to weather problems we had to change our itinerary; Capt. Rob went out ... Read more
Ali26.2
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
We chose this cruise as we were part of a large group following an entertainment trio that performed 2 private parties on board. This is our 4th cruise sailing with the Trio. We had My Time Dinning and that was very bad. Even though we ... Read more
Pattekat
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
We chose this cruise as the Oasis was supposed to be one of the largest RC ships, and we were curious. The ship was way to large for us. Our stateroom was in the front of the ship; most of the large eateries were in the back of the ship ... Read more
gabrys2
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
We traveled with a large group and had never been on a super sized ship. We were disappointed with the quality of the food, the limited selection in the main dining room and the Windjammer. The service was not the best with the ... Read more
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Pool Chef
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
We were with a group of over 300 on this cruise, most of us seasoned cruisers , who wanted to experience the wonders of this ship.It is large, the neighborhoods are very interesting, and the entertainment was top shelf. Our balcony ... Read more
Retiredinlutz
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
I have been on many cruises, however this was my first on Royal Caribbean. In my discussions with passengers who have been on many of the Royal Caribbean cruises they were discouraged that many things are starting to be taken away and the ... Read more
adriennemo
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
We are seasoned cruisers & this trip was the absolute worst experience we have ever had. First night in the Minstrel Dining room, we had to send our food back. The pasta seafood consisted of overcooked spaghetti, frozen peas & ... Read more
AnnArborMHT
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
3 helpful votes
Was on the ship for Rock Legends (awesome program) mid-January 2017 and couldn't believe the disrepair of the ship! We had several concerts in Studio B...many seat were broken and unusable. Stained carpet everywhere; a very tired and ... Read more
SaveWill
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 forum posts
4 helpful votes
A friend and I chose this cruise because it wasn't terribly expensive, and we wanted to join the group of 60 people whose main interest was playing duplicate bridge. The only other Royal Caribbean cruise that I have taken was 25 years ... 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
Eroshini
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 helpful votes
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
Bahamasrun
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
yes this ship is older. It could use a little refreshment in few places but I loved every part of it. It was the perfect size for our group. We could move around and had space to party everywhere we went. I loved the art fixtures ... Read more
gratanter
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This was my first cruise, and my husband's second. It is the opposite of the kind of vacation we usually take, and I had no idea what to expect. A professional group I'm part of decided on this cruise, so there we were. I'm afraid that now ... Read more
gtaylor08
Member Since 2006
1 review
44 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
First off to all the Veteran Cruisers, Let's face it the industry has changed dramatically. The days of the Deck Parties, Ice Carvings, Midnight Buffets, Festive sail away parties and Theme nights are a thing of the past. Not sure what the ... Read more
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jolyne
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
This was my second cruise with Royal Caribbean. They experience was just as amazing at the first cruise with them. The service was amazing, The wait staff and stateroom attendants was amazing as well. The ports were amazing to see, with ... Read more
Vaehar
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed January 2017
Dinner was amazing service. Our server, Joao, was exemplary in his service, treated us very well. 10/10 experience at dinner and kept me going back every night instead of the buffet. Food selection was good and his recommendations were on ... Read more
Williamsburgcruiser
Member Since 2012
1 review
22 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
This cruise was for my father's 80th birthday - for 21 of us sailing with him. This was a 5-night cruise from Fort Lauderdale to Costa Maya, and Cozumel. Overall, the cruise was fine. I do not recommend boarding and sailing on New ... Read more
Cruisecathy
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
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
Skip2MySue
Member Since 2005
3 reviews
1,153 forum post
2 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
First off this size ship is not our favorite. We miss the many various venues available on the bigger ships and also miss sitting in the Promenade sipping our evening tea and people watching. The ship was full but I was amazed at ... Read more
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