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477 Royal Caribbean Group and Theme Cruise Reviews
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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
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
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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
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
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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
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
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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
1,161 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
alfo
Member Since 2017
1 review
A birthday cruise with 7 neighbors,all with poor reviews….so many people..too many kids…had to get reservations for everything..standby line never worked…frustrating cruise…a rat race.had to pay extra for ... Read more
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Bowman1
Member Since 2005
4 reviews
82 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
This was our 14th overall cruise, 4th on Royal Caribbean, 1st on the Brilliance and 1st over the Holidays. Like most cruises, the Brilliance was a wonderful experience. Is it possible to have a bad time on a vacation where your meals ... Read more
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Aidaray
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
I chose this cruise because it was going out during the Christmas Day. I figured it would be fun, it was. Just one minor complain, the ship was too small and I never was able to use the pool. It was inundated with kids.The kiddie pool was ... Read more
dropanchor
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
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
Rue Rue
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2016
This was a cruise sponsored by Fucillo Kia and most people enjoyed it. I was disappointed with The food on the ship. I have cruised several times Carnivalle and Princess. The food did not measure up to either cruiseline. We ate in the ... Read more
KayMac60
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
We booked this cruise as a 60th birthday celebration for two of us and for our friends 51st wedding anniversary celebration. The Allure of the Sea, is a beautiful upper end cruise ship, with lots of variety in shops like that of Michael ... Read more
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
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