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78 Royal Caribbean Honolulu Cruise Reviews
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Skydancer281
Member Since 2014
1 review
11 helpful votes
We were on Radiance of the Seas leaving HNL September 20 of this year. Upon checking in we found our assigned room, 8008, was filled with the overpowering stench of harmful sewer gas. Opening the stateroom and balcony doors did not ... Read more
Yoshikitty
Member Since 2013
1 review
297 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We fancied this trip for a very long tip because of the routing. Our cabin 9056 was spacious and nice - not too clean but we've enjoyed it very much. The water temperaturee was an issue with 43° this has been fixed after over 5 ... Read more
KazAllen
Member Since 2014
1 review
256 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
We chose this cruise because we had done the same one 2 years before and loved it. Our cruise was actually booked for us by a friend (while onboard Legend of the Seas) the day it became available for sale, this was 16 months before sail ... Read more
Lisarow Girl
Member Since 2012
1 review
11 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Cabin was great larger than most port hole cabins, would of been nice to have another port than Picton straight after Wellington didnt get any real feeling for NZ from those 2 ports. My Time was a bit of a issue and the flexability for My ... Read more
condorfan
Member Since 2010
1 review
98 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2016
have done this cruise 4times, just love the sea days, of course the islnds not so bad. tahiti , moorea and bora bora just beautiful. did jet skis in moorea with jean paul (moorea jet skis) a must do. the ship we love the radiance, servers, ... Read more
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Pen1993
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
96 forum posts
11 helpful votes
This is our third cruise, all with Royal Caribbean, and first time on the Radiance. We had never been to Hawaii and with some extra vacation time accrued needing to be used up, we decided to make good use of it by doing a 19 day land-sea ... Read more
mousefan
Member Since 2003
2 reviews
3 helpful votes
This was a cruise we picked for our 30th anniversary. My wife wanted to see a volcano, I wanted to experience a longer cruise and we both wanted to see Hawaii. It was a perfect cruise for us! For background, we are fairly recent ... Read more
searaider
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
790 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We had been to Hawaii 4 years ago and did this cruise on the Rhapsody, so wanted to do it again. There was a bit of a delay getting on the ship with long lineups for each C&A category. Our inside cabin was mid ship and 3rd level ... Read more
mj167267
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
5 helpful votes
Booked Suite 1038 for 11 day cruise. Had nothing but trouble with the toilet; backed up 18 times. Staff continued to apologize, but never fixed the issue. Furniture was worn. Ship needs a major update. Common areas were dirty the ... Read more
karencruise
Member Since 2015
1 review
3 helpful votes
Boarded the ship in Honolulu. Ease of check-in very good. Activities were lacking and mostly centered around sales pitches, such as a Good Feet presentation. There were 13 at sea days with very little to do. We had a deck 3 inside ... Read more
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Ausfamilytravel
Member Since 2013
1 review
2 forum posts
We were SO looking forward to this cruise, but sadly it just wasn't up to par for us. We are a family with two teens and our previous experiences with RCI have been fantastic, so we felt confident choosing this cruise. The staff for ... Read more
senior fun
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2015
I cant say enough for our room attendant, he was great. He always had a smile and more then willing to accommodate you. Our cabin was the standard Ocean View room, enough space for item for this long of cruise. Now to the real ... Read more
Ian ward
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 helpful vote
Overall a very enjoyable and relaxing second cruise with RC for us. We had a superior ocean view balcony stateroom located Aft on deck 7. The room service was very good, clean towels and bed made every day. We ate whenever possible ... Read more
Michaele
Member Since 2013
1 review
26 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Inside Superior cabin fine although a few bits and pieces were coming apart. The main dining room was claustraphobic and disorganised, although our table stewards were great the service was slow. We were also seated right next to open ... Read more
Wynnuman
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
Board ship and find stateroom not clean. Personal property including credit application belonging to previous passengers. Windjammer restaurant full of cigarette smoke from smoking area just outside the door on the starboard side. Pool ... Read more
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unhappyripoff
Member Since 2015
1 review
break down first day spent at dock, 2 days in pool goes green needs emptying. cabin smelly noisy, broken tap and water running. industrial fans in hallways to get rid of sewrage smell, staff washing coridors stairs and lifts with ... Read more
shopkeeper2014
Member Since 2015
1 review
Sailed May 2015
left Honolulu 12 hours late five days at sea activities were average some shows were good but the rest you could give a miss a lot of Australians on board don't think royal carribean had much experience dealing with aussies shut the bar ... Read more
Jaicey123
Member Since 2015
1 review
Sailed May 2015
We were looking forward to our cruise from Honolulu to Sydney via Tahiti, Moorea, Bora Bora, Suva and Isl of Pines. The ship really, basically too old! Our window cabin number 3064. Incredibly noisy! My wife complained each night ... Read more
NauteGirl
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed May 2015
Ship is looking very tired. Buffet food was just ok. Pillows must be 100 years old and hard as rocks. We had a balcony room which was very small. The shower was the smallest shower I have ever seen in my life and trying to wash one ... Read more
sweetshirl
Member Since 2014
1 review
46 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed May 2015
As with any holiday it is the people that make it. Thanks to all of our Cruise Critic friends who helped make this an incredibly awesome 28 day trip. I would however not sail on the Radiance again. The ship itself is very tired looking and ... Read more
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cortlandtcruise
Member Since 2015
1 review
We boarded easily in Honolulu without any difficulty even though a trainee checked us in (under close supervision by a manager). Unfortunately, after entering the ship, there was no one accessible to guide us-thank goodness we were ... Read more
Alnursu
Member Since 2005
1 review
28 forum posts
We booked this cruise a year before and longed for it to come oh we're we to be disappointed. Good: Embarkation Smooth and very fast Radiance is as beautiful as I remember her ( have sailed twice on her before) Stayed in cabin 9000 ... Read more
roselilyoz
Member Since 2008
15 reviews
1 forum post
Sailed September 2014
This was our fourth cruise on Radiance, and the ship is lovely as ever. Embarkation and disembarkation were as smooth as could be, and the service was up to the usual excellent standard we have come to expect on RCL. Any problem we ... Read more
Sagcap
Member Since 2014
1 review
42 forum posts
Sailed September 2014
Right from the start you get a feeling how things are going to turn out. Call it quirky, I don't know, but it happens. We are on Diamond level & get the odd perk or two, but just getting on the ship was a little more difficult than ... Read more
sunnycoast123
Member Since 2012
5 reviews
139 forum posts
Sailed September 2014
This was our second Royal Caribbean cruise and first time on this ship and it was wonderful!!! The Radiance is definitely a beautiful ship and the crew are very polite and always took the time to greet us where ever we were on the ship. ... Read more
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