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110 Royal Caribbean Hawaii Cruise Reviews
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Mrgap
Member Since 2011
1 review
Sailed September 2011
This was our 14th cruise and it was for us to celebrate our 57th wedding anniversary. We have experienced cruising on 7 different cruise lines, some as small as 500 passengers and on some as large as 3,000+ passengers. This was our 3rd ... Read more
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sbalax
Member Since 2006
8 reviews
4,625 forum posts
Sailed September 2011
Radiance of the Seas -- 16 September 2011 Background Information We were booked for this cruise (YVR to HNL with port calls in Kona, Lahaina and Nawiliwili) and also the following one (HNL to SYD with port calls in Tahiti, Moorea, ... Read more
cemory268
Member Since 2010
4 reviews
Sailed September 2011
This is our sixth cruise on Royal Caribbean. We are Diamond Members and really love the Royal Caribbean brand. However, this last cruise was a bit disappointing. Embarkation was smooth and easy. Vancouver is a beautiful city and we ... Read more
jace27
Member Since 2010
1 review
3 forum posts
Sailed April 2011
Sailing from Sydney is always a beautiful time, the lights are so nice. We headed to Lautoka Fiji and after days we were looking forward to getting off, unfortunately I did not book any tours as we had been there before, mistake Lautoka ... Read more
iluv2travel
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
1 helpful vote
This was another great cruise, but it ought to be said we have never had a bad one. The itinerary was good, the ship was in good shape, the weather was beautiful and the food was plentiful, fresh and well-prepared - for the most part*. We ... Read more
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Saabcruiser
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
5 forum posts
Not rated Sailed April 2011
This cruise was a first for me on RCCL. Great ship, with great service. The ports were amazing. The food on the ship was not outstanding but palatable.Thanks to the Cruise Director Bobby Brown for great shows at sea.The performances of the ... Read more
digger123
Member Since 2007
1 review
1,403 forum post
Sailed September 2010
We just completed a 12-night sailing on the Rhapsody of the Seas and I had checked out several reviews on here prior to sailing as we were a little apprehensive to take a smaller, older ship after having sailed many times on the Radiance ... Read more
TANRO02
Member Since 2006
1 review
189 forum posts
We had been researching this Cruise for over twelve months with regular dialogue with all the great people on the Cruise critic Site. My wife and I were cruising with her sister and brother in law. It was our second cruise together having ... Read more
ladyoftherib
Member Since 2007
1 review
413 forum posts
So, after having enjoyed a lovely cruise on Rhapsody in October 2008, we decided to rebook and set sail for Hawaii via Tahiti, sailing out of Sydney on 12 April 2010. Check in was busy but smooth, cabin was on deck 2. We spent quite some ... Read more
teacherman
Member Since 2005
20 reviews
1,140 forum post
Sailed September 2009
About US - we are early 6O'S and recently retired (teacher, nurse). We are active and enjoy reading, golf, gardening, and sailing our boat in the summer on the Great Lakes. We have done 16 cruises on several different lines to Europe, ... Read more
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ladycanuck
Member Since 2002
1 review
39 forum posts
This was our first time on RCI (Celebrity twice, Princess once) and we chose it strictly because of the itinerary - fly to Honolulu from Vancouver, 3 days in Honolulu, board Rhapsody, stop in Lahaina, Hilo and Kailua-Kona, then cruise the ... Read more
kaycee123
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
Sailed April 2009
We cruised on Rhapsody of the Seas in April/May 2009. Sydney to Hawaii visiting the Cook Islands, Tahiti, Maui and finishing in Honolulu. 16 nights,Junior Suite #8558 We are a married couple in our 40's no kids. This was our 2nd ... Read more
dingoboy
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
736 forum posts
Review Rhapsody of the Seas 13 April 2009 Sydney to Honolulu Hawaii - 16 Nights Via Raratonga, Raiatea, Papeete, Bora Bora and Maui NB This was a repositioning cruise which runs every year at this same time, and in the reverse ... Read more
Tim,N,Sue
9 reviews
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2008
Background. We have been married 28 years, are in our mid-50's and have done 6 previous cruises with Royal Caribbean in the past 4 years. This cruise started and terminated in Los Angeles. This meant that there are almost 10 full ... Read more
petesweet
Member Since 2007
3 reviews
5,079 forum posts
Sailed October 2008
As background, this is a continuation of our review since we did a back-to-back Alaska/Hawaii cruise on the Serenade. I've already posted the Alaska review. We stayed in the same inside stateroom (4539). There were six of us family ... Read more
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blondeblueeyes
Member Since 2005
1 review
54 forum posts
Sailed September 2008
Left our truck at a park/shuttle place in san diego a few miles from the port to save a little money. Arrived at the pier around noon to be met with a line that took appx 2 hours to get through. Very warm inside with the majority of ... Read more
grooveo
Member Since 2005
5 reviews
456 forum posts
Sailed September 2008
My lovely wife and I, and my parents, were tremendously excited about our cruise to Hawaii. We arrived at the Port of San Diego to a pretty tremendous line. It was a pretty rough embarkation, about the worst we've been through after ten ... Read more
jac69
Member Since 2006
3 reviews
24 forum posts
Sailed May 2008
From our hotel Balcony at the Sheraton Waikiki, we could see the arrival of the Rhapsody of the Seas sailing towards the Port of Honolulu. It was a magnificent sight. Knowing that in a few hours we would be aboard! Despite our tickets ... Read more
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Meagan McIlvaine
1 review
Sailed October 2007
I went on a 14 night Hawaii cruise for my honeymoon on October 21, 2007. It was a great trip and I knew a lot of people would write bad reviews of the trip. As I expected, there were some other honeymooners on the cruise, but the majority ... Read more
Actress Cruiser
1 review
I'd like to add my voice to the previous reviews of our recent Hawaii cruise - it really was quite a disappointment, and this is coming from one who's done a great many cruises. Among many other factors were the interminably long wait in ... Read more
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cacky
Member Since 2002
4 reviews
3,413 forum posts
Embarkation was slow. The ship came in an hour late and boarding had to be delayed. The Vision and the Radiance were in port at the same time and the Radiance had the less equipped facilities. There was no water or other refreshments ... Read more
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Pat Bird
1 review
Todd's review was pretty much on the money. Part of the problem on this cruise was that there were 4+ sea days on the way to Hawaii and what seemed like even more on the way home. For most of those days, it was too cool to be enjoying our ... Read more
botango
Member Since 2007
6 reviews
Embarkation was very efficient. I love this ship and her sisters. Especially the lexan model as you exit the elevator and know instantly where the bow and stern are. Sea days were lovely, except for the consistent pop elevator music which ... Read more
PATRON0911
1 review
This was the seventh RCCL cruise for my wife and I and the second time we visited Hawaii. It was the second time we sailed with the Serenade of the Seas, the first being 39 days after its Christening. This was, also, the second time we ... Read more
Tyler Pomerhn
1 review
My wife and I recently went on Radiance, her 9th cruise with RCCL and my 4th. Before this ship, we were always pleased with RCCL's level of service, the quality of their food, and the itineraries. We were sorely disappointed on this ... Read more
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