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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
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
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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
Scrivanichk
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 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
surfgurl
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
The ship was very nice and had great accommodations for a smaller ship. They Gym and Spa are really nice. They have a sauna and steam shower. The public areas were very clean and well maintained. It was very easy to get on and off the ... Read more
JaniceF
Member Since 2015
1 review
6 forum posts
2 helpful votes
My best friend and I planned this cruise with our husbands to celebrate our 25th anniversary of our friendship, my 20th wedding anniversary and my 50th birthday - all a year early because of the great deal we got. We chose this ship ... Read more
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Zobeidayoumans
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Ok so where to start, so many things to say. First of all, we had to wait 4 1/2 hours in line in the heat just to get on the ship. We never went to a terminal. It was a tent that was even hotter inside to wait in more lines. After a couple ... Read more
layla04
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Apologies for the long review but trying to hit each category. We were a group of 16 (early 40’s to mid 50’s) with one child age 7 in the group (he had a blast in Adventure Camp). Half cruised before, half had not. One good ... Read more
drbriney
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Group of 22 from age 1 to 65. The great/good: 1) Dining room service was the best we have EVER experienced (8 time cruise history from Disney to RC to Carnival). The team of 3 were extremely attentive to every one of us and knowing ... Read more
Margaret Mihlebach
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
The food was wonderful. WE enjoyed the Lobster tails. They were delicious. The room was pretty and clean. embarkation and disembarkation went very well. The man who handle our luggage was wonderful. The ship is beautiful.the dining was ... Read more
MermaidMary
Member Since 2005
1 review
25 forum posts
This was our 3rd Jamrock Cruise, and we really enjoyed the first 2 cruises on the Norwegian Pearl, so it was a no-brainer to book this cruise, especially when we saw the amazing lineup (the best yet!). It was like a "who's who" ... Read more
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pineappleexpress
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
4 helpful votes
Background information: This a specific chartered cruise that is done once a year by a group called the flying dutchmen. We paid nearly 5K more to when comparing apples to apples minus the entertainment of having the bands on board. So ... Read more
cruisersaf
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
7 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Cabin #7595-Promenade room was very clean and I liked having the ambiance of the window seat & the black out curtains were amazing when trying to rest. Our television was an "upgraded" version & the interactive account ... Read more
Carlos Gonzalez
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
Wanted to get on board on the biggest cruise ever, Harmony had its first trip from the USA to the Caribbean. The immigration and check in process was fast and with no problem. Planned the trip since January 2016. Party of 15 with all ... Read more
greenblue
Member Since 2016
1 review
We were trying out the cruise from our travel agent and loved the service and the cruise, this was a good Royal Caribbean cruise. The other cruises were less hospitable, but this Indian and Philippines hospitality crew was simply ... Read more
laurancef
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
If you want the largest ship afloat, this is your boat. If you want a memorable trip this is not your ship. The crew are young and inexperienced. They do not know how to serve in the dining room, and frequently make you wait for the ... Read more
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Peggielynn
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Schedule, 8 days was attractive, we like Port Canaveral, had never sailed on Oasis. Not likely to sail Oasis again. Just too big, common areas like the restaurants and bars are windowless, it felt like a windowless barge . We have had ... Read more
cruisetiludrop
Member Since 2013
8 reviews
13 forum posts
1 helpful vote
oasis-of-the-seas Nov 7th 2016. First cruise out of Port Canaveral for 8 days to Labadee, Jamaica, Costa Maya and Cozumel. We had a great time in an oceanview balcony room on deck 11. We ate dinner in the main dining room twice, ... Read more
Seattletravelers
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
You will be happy! Otherwise .... don't go. This cruise and the ship choice was by default - we were a wedding party of 80+, (YES RCI EIGHTY people and everyone had a similar opinion as what I've written below - most simply said 'never ... Read more
Frisbedog
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
If have cruised more than a dozen times with both Royal Caribbean and Carnival. This was the best cruise I have ever been on. Elvis-the cruise director-made this trip the best memory I could ever ask for. Most of the entertainment was ... Read more
RDH0814
Member Since 2012
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
Every one should experience a Halloween cruise at least once ...The ship is fantastic & has an abundance of activities to offer....The food in the main dinning room has a lot to be desired..The specialty dinning is above par we ate in ... Read more
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