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vsomeren
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
On the plus side, the food, service, rooms, entertainment and number of on-board attractions were excellent. Everything was very clean. We certainly did not hate this cruise but... Our whines include: Swimming pools that were too ... Read more
Denise&Paul STL
Member Since 2004
2 reviews
673 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
We sailed out of San Juan January 24, 2016 on Jewel of the Seas. We stayed a night off of Condado Beach, which was a wonderful location with lots of shopping, beach, park and restaurants - even a Walgreens nearby. Costs of cabs varied - ... Read more
oranjepants
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Traveled with 5 other couples who were celebrating a 25th anniversary or turning 50. A mix of experienced cruisers, and newbies (me 2nd cruise). Ship: the layout, organization, amenities, and choices on the Adventure of the Seas was ... Read more
DiscoverNV
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
This was the first cruise my wife and I have taken and we went on this cruise as part of a company trip. As a result, I have the first time cruiser perspective but can't compare this to other cruises. A few, perhaps useful ... Read more
Dwayne47
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2015
I cruised on Brilliance of The Seas from Tampa to the Western Caribbean, I was traveling with a group of friends, looking to have a holiday in the Caribbean. The transportation to the embarkation port, such as buses, flights, were all on ... Read more

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bigbobb
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
We are experienced travellers and cruisers with about 25+ cruises. A large group of use got 10 balcony and junior suites for a cruise from 12/19/15-12/26/15 WORST EXPERIENCE CRUISING EVER! For starters, the cruise was almost ... Read more
Wollies
Member Since 2013
1 review
9 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We did a back on back, so cruised for 20 days. Tasmania, Pacific Islands and New Zealand. The upgrades that have been done are excellent, especially the Flow Rider. Good entertainment for all and wonderful caring staff. This was our ... Read more
Cholseygirl
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed November 2015
I was a bit wary of cruising mainly due to seasickness experienced on car ferries from UK to France. I decided to take the plunge with my experienced cruiser family. To my delight, I didn't feel nauseous at all. We had a great cabin on ... Read more
lizj357
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
First off, I have to say being that this ship launched in 2015, I expected a few bumps along the way but never in my wildest dreams did I think I would have such a horrible vacation. Check-in in Bayonne was ridiculous, all of the tablets ... Read more
Icy C
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed November 2015
The embarkation and disembarkation was very well organised considering there was over 3500 passengers. Also the tenders were well organised, no waiting around. The food was very good with a lot of variety. It was easy to find a seat in ... Read more
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4954
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We booked a cruise to Labadee, Haiti and Falmouth Jamaica through Royal Caribbean on the Independence of the Seas. The embarkation at the port was satisfactory with the best part being the covered parking garage which is located across the ... Read more
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MEGRN
Member Since 2005
3 reviews
50 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
Traveled 12 days on this ship from Bayonne 2 days at sea stopped in San Juan, then to Martinique, St Kitts, St Martin, Barbados. The ship is new with many tech advances. New way to dine on board took a little getting used to anyone ... Read more
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Kaiya33
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
This is my second cruise, however; it was my first time with Royal Caribbean. I was extremely excited because the Allure of the seas was said to be one of the biggest ships in the world. I would recommend this cruise for singles, or ... Read more
Nakeshia1
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed November 2015
We just got back from our first Royal Carribean cruise. I have always booked with another cruise line, but decided to change it up. I was very disappointed, everyone was telling me you have to try Royal Caribbean. I really don't know where ... Read more
cweave02000
Member Since 2008
1 review
19 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
First, let me say that the Concierge in the Suite Lounge were fabulous, as was the food. However, between finding someone else's underwear in our cabin, the failure of the embarcation staff to make sure our beverage package stickers were ... Read more

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RobXXZCT
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We are Diamond members and stockholders, however will not go on this cruise ship again! Pros: 1. Very good food. 2. Room service good. Diamond Lounge was good. Cons: 1. Supposed to leave ship on debarkation at 8:15 a.m. finally got ... Read more
psgm
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Where do i begin? From the chaos of not organising the coaches effectively taking us to / from the ship, to failing to top up the soft drinks for days on certain machines, to failing to clean slippery spills in a restaurant completely when ... Read more
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CruisinBarb63
Member Since 2014
1 review
149 forum posts
0 helpful votes
There were six of us together on this cruise, myself (50 something), my girls, 21, 17, 16 and two of my friends who came along for support (and the cruise of course). We were in two inside, adjoining rooms (1605 & 1607). Two of us ... Read more
gmhohio
Member Since 2006
4 reviews
710 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
This was my fifteenth cruise overall, my second cruise with Royal Caribbean. The ship was beautiful and appeared to be well kept. High points were many of the staff, particularly the bartending staff in the Champagne Lounge. The ... Read more
ercbman
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Went on the Oasis for the first time. Knew the ship from a tour we had taken some time earlier and knew it was fantastic. It lived up to our expectations. Never knew we were on the ocean unless we were on the pool deck looking over the ... Read more

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cruiserinsg
Member Since 2015
1 review
552 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Our first RC cruise and we loved it. Overall we had great services from our Room Steward to our wait staff at the MDR and the Bar Tender at WJ. Cabin felt smaller compared to our other cruises but was ok and cosy. The Ice Skating show, ... Read more
Bob18224
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
Antonio took care of everything we asked for. The room was very clean and Antonio made sure that we were as comfortable as possible. The entertainment was great from the ice show to the very funny stand-ups to the El Gaucho show and not ... Read more
LuvtoCruise50
Member Since 2010
5 reviews
23 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We were a group of 8 couples, friends for 30+ years traveling together. We planned the trip for almost two years. We began our trip in Atlanta, Georgia, and Delta Air Lines did a fantastic job of taking us from there and back. We spent 2 ... Read more
brewerman7
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
2 forum posts
1 helpful vote
my wife and I cruised the Majesty on October 12th for 4 nights with four other couples. this was my 10th time on the Majesty. what a fabulous we had. we were in cabin 3045. it was small but so what, we didn't mind at all. it had a bed, a ... Read more
dafina
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2015
Very hard boarding,we were herded like cattle,arrived at port 11.30 am,told to go away and come back at 2.pm, when on ship, most of staff knew nothing, tried to book a tour at desk ; just looked at us and said nothing, he had no idea what ... Read more

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