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407 Royal Caribbean Holiday Cruise Reviews

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mtsakiris
Member Since 2010
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2014
I booked this cruise on opening day of reservations a year and a half ago and could not wait to experience the WOW ship. I am a Diamond cruiser with RC and had such high hopes.  Just got off the Christmas cruise to the Bahamas and I ... Read more
dazza74
Member Since 2011
1 review
300 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2014
Just off the 12th December 2014 sailing of Quantum of the Seas and WOW. This is the first time I have sailed RCCL solo previously sailing with a friend on Freedom and Allure. This was my 16th cruise with my favourite company being NCL, I ... Read more
Cruisin Texans
Member Since 2009
1 review
430 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2014
We were on the Navigator 12/07-12/14, 2014. Since being home I have read CC for the week we were on the ship. Sometimes I wonder if we are even on the same ship with some of the others. I have read complaints about no hot water, ours was ... Read more
realgearhead
Member Since 2009
14 reviews
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
Hello We choose to try out the Quantrum as it Is a Brand new ship and came with a lot of Hype . Our History ,this was our 31st Cruise and our 4th with RCI ,We've cruised with all the popular Cruise Lines NCL, Cunard, Holland America, ... Read more
fuzfoz
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
1 forum post
0 helpful votes
We sailed out of Port Canaveral on 12/7/14 for a 7 day Western Caribbean vacation. Getting on the ship was no problem. Once on the ship we went to the buffet for lunch. I had a hamburger and some fries....so far so good. No utensils to eat ... Read more

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sfh1957
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2014
Nice ship, wonderful staff, great food, terrific entertainment. What or who ruined it were other cruisers. Guess because it was so close to Christmas and the colleges and universities were off, the young people decided to party. First day ... Read more
pasmac
Member Since 2014
1 review
1 forum post
0 helpful votes
Where to start..... Having cruised on Radiance last year, and knowing this ship had been overhauled, we were really excited and had huge expectations. Because our last cruise was so good we talked up RC and how good their ships were. 7 ... Read more
Geo123x
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Embarkation - OK, long line but moved along well, no issues. Ship - I understand it is due a refresh, you can see some areas need it BUT not a problem. Food - good food buffet choice was good, restaurant, small portions but good. Went to ... Read more
SnowBird-Beachbum
Member Since 2014
1 review
2 forum posts
0 helpful votes
The staff on Adventures of the Seas was outstanding! This ship was nice and clean at all times. My husband and I have a few (small) gripes, things that we liked better on other cruise lines: 1. not enough (free) counter service food/meal ... Read more
Island.Hopper
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
42 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2014
This was our 8th cruise and the 4th with RCI, the others with Princess and Celebrity. Our embarkation was very smooth and we were soon on the ship with our cases reaching our cabin swiftly, which is more that can be said for our taxi ride ... Read more

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doraohio
Member Since 2000
4 reviews
39 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Embarkation was to be in 10 minutes from pier to room. No Way rooms not ready until 1pm. Door locked so you could not go to room. Now to the windjammer which was quit nice and food selection great. Homemade cookies baked fresh daily from ... Read more
rwbarney
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Excited to take this 12 day trip as a well deserved vacation break. The problems began with the embarkation process, inadequate seating, chaos and mayhem when they roll up the doors to proceed, and the problems continued all the way ... Read more
sun spot
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2014
Booked this cruise 18 months in advance and we were so looking forward to it.  We booked a back to back cruise from the UK.  1st week the weather was not so good and the ship was not steady at all so spent most of the time ... Read more
afsilverman
Member Since 2003
8 reviews
1,411 forum post
0 helpful votes
The ship has held up very well. We feel that chops was not up to what we are use to. Johnny Rockets waited 1 hour only to get the wrong food. The show was Saturday night fever was just not great. The rooms look great. The dining room food ... Read more
RissaRN04
Member Since 2012
1 review
172 forum posts
0 helpful votes
In February 2014, my husband and I booked our first cruise with Royal Caribbean. We have cruised previously with Carnival, Disney, and Holland America Lines. We were so excited to enjoy this new cruise line that before we knew it, we had ... Read more

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lethal123
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2014
My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our 12 night cruise to Fiji, Vanuatu, Isle of Pines and Noumea on the Rhapsody of the Seas. Staff were very attentive, particularly in the main dining room. Food was excellent. Several bars to choose ... Read more
jmash777
Member Since 2007
1 review
23 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2014
My wife and I recently sailed for 8 nights over Thanksgiving on Grandeur of the Seas out of Baltimore. This was our second time on the Grandeur as we really like the convenience of the port in Baltimore as we can drive in less than 2 hours ... Read more
pjtexas
Member Since 2014
1 review
12 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2014
This was my third cruise. The first two were on ships of about 2,300 passengers; this was much larger at around 4,300. In general, this ship seemed less crowded, because the increased number of venues. The promenade was awesome. But, when ... Read more
klemeci
Member Since 2009
7 reviews
45 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our 11th cruise with RCI. We cruise out of Bayonne every Thanksgiving, this time it happened to be on Quantum. We are Diamond Plus with RCI and travel with two other families in suites. The only benefit from booking a suite this ... Read more
JEBSON
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
25 forum posts
0 helpful votes
DW and I cruised on a wonderful choice Brilliance over the Thanksgiving holiday. We made a wonderful choice. We left ORD 10 minutes early and thanks to AA and Mother Nature we arrived in Tampa 20 minutes early...a great way to start a ... Read more

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downunder9
Member Since 2009
10 reviews
6 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2014
I have been on Voyager 4 times as it is my favourite ship but this cruise was not the best. We went to Singapore as we wanted to check out the revitalisation. We got down at the pier just after 10 and I did expect the wow factor after ... Read more
habsexpos
Member Since 2009
4 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2014
This was our second Allure of the Seas cruise in the last 12 months. First as a Diamond Member. Our cruise left on November 23rd and was a US Thanksgiving cruise. Word of caution: anyone planning a cruise in the future, there were many ... Read more
bakisme
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
My family and I have been traveling with Royal Caribbean for several times and this was our first time on the Vision. It is probably also our last time on the Vision. The trip started in Tampa with an extremely long wait with little ... Read more
williamsk
Member Since 2009
5 reviews
111 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2014
Second time on this ship, 9 years apart, this time with kids. A different experience. The Explorer is still one of favorite ships, although she is by no means the smallest, she still offers the best of both worlds- the feeling of being at ... Read more
gmsegal
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Just got back from the inaugural 8-day cruise on the Quantum of the Seas from Bayonne (a.k.a. Cape Liberty) to Florida and the Bahamas. Quick review: Beautiful ship but still very buggy. Technology and some procedures need lots of ... Read more

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