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1,254 Royal Caribbean Southampton Cruise Reviews

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Surreydeb
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Overall a very enjoyable cruise Bad points: Ship was late arriving at Southampton and it seems most people had not received the e mail advising later check in, or had travel arrangements which meant they arrived at their original ... Read more
Chefy
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
I have no idea where to start , this was our first and definitely our last RCC ...embarkment took hours , stood in hot lines for hours ,then as soon as on the ship ,the emergency training , again stood on deck in crowds , could not see a ... Read more
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Stinging Pig
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
I traveled with my wife to Southampton. The boat was late arriving into port due to weather problems on the previous cruise so our embarkation was delayed by about 2 hours. But this delay was handled well by the port staff at Southampton. ... Read more
BaldingCruiser
Member Since 2009
1 review
17 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We've cruised many times before but always avoided RCI as we were concerned about the number of kids on board (even though we have 2 of our own). However, as our youngest had just completed his GCSE's we were able to sail before the main ... Read more
alphonse49
Member Since 2012
1 review
0 forum posts
18 helpful votes
My wife and I have cruised with Royal Caribbean on 6 previous occasions, but never before out of the UK in July. While we will sail with RC again we will never again leave from the UK. While the itinerary was excellent and we could not ... Read more

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Topbuzzer
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
67 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our second time on Independence and we had a great time. We are a family of 4 with 2 daughters aged 2 and 8. Food We found the food in the MDR just ok with the exception of the Chops Grill steak we ordered in there which ... Read more
cuan1
Member Since 2012
3 reviews
6 forum posts
20 helpful votes
I'm always reluctant to write reviews as it is easy to focus on negativity is there is one bad thing. I have to say that one bad thing was huge. The staff are not happy in want way. This was our 13th cruise which was unlucky for me. ... Read more
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Hilliz
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Very little range of fresh vegetables, hot food was cold, never saw anyone ever check temperature of food. Cabin was not hoovered for whole trip. Marks on mirror left for 4 days. Dirty linen bags left in corridors for up to 3 hours.NO ... Read more
SoCalCouple
Member Since 2006
1 review
50 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Overall this was an excellent cruise. We are Crown & Anchor Society members (Emerald level) and therefore entitled to priority boarding. We were a party of six, including three teenage granddaughters. We carefully reviewed RCCL's ... Read more
Sensualize
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
My wife and I became cruise addicts during our very first cruise back in March on-board the Thompson Celebration visiting various Caribbean islands. On the 28th June we boarded the Royal Caribbean Cruise Line Navigator of the Seas. ... Read more

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patglynn
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Improvements Necessary 1. 18% gratuity at the bars is ridiculous; the service is no better than any other cruise that I’ve been on, and in some cases not as good. You even have to pay the 18% gratuity if you go up and buy your own ... Read more
RachL
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This was our 3rd time on a Royal Caribbean cruise, our 2nd time on the independence and all I have to say by reading some of these reviews, I personally do not know what cruise you were all on! I do not understand how much moaning there ... Read more
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Oxon
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
First and last time from Southampton. A Cruise of two halves, traditional cruisers and those who usually go to the Costas for an All inclusive. Never have I seen so many tattoos and people the worse for drink on a cruise. There were ... Read more
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sazla1983
Member Since 2014
1 review
5 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Have got back from 26th Royal Caribbean cruise and have already booked number 27. The reason I am writing this as I noticed a lot of reviews reflect the general attitude other passengers had on this ship. First I must say I have never met ... Read more
yoyome
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
should be named benidorm of the seas. drinks package. the all inclusive has tempted many undesirables to cruise. its cheaper than 2 weeks in Spain i have never before see so many drunken adults stumbling around. their was no chance to ... Read more

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thecrafter
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
So disappointed with this cruise, after booking months in advance because we wanted to go to Sardinia and Corsica the itinerary was change apparently because the Sardinia port was under construction had had not been finished and the ... Read more
ChrisH321
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
17 helpful votes
A cruise, or any holiday for that matter, is what you make of it and in the case of this 'Mediterranean Beaches' departure we had a great time .... however there were definitely some very good and very bad points but working in the travel ... Read more
john nichols
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
In 2015 we booked this cruise because the itinerary included Sardinia and Corsica but before departure we were advised Sardinia had been replaced with a call at Barcelona and later received notification that Corsica was replaced with a ... Read more
EVdreamer
Member Since 2014
1 review
101 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
We had heard so many good things about 'Indie' that we just had to try her. The previous year we had sailed on Anthem and to be honest, I hadn't realised how good Anthem was. But then, everyone has different 'needs' on a cruise. Anthem had ... Read more
gettinold
Member Since 2011
10 reviews
1 forum post
8 helpful votes
We are seasoned cruisers in our 50's. I wasn't going to bother writing a review for this one but having seen a few others, I changed my mind. As I indicated in my title, I think that Royal Caribbean have forgotten that the people who board ... Read more

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unhappyboy
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
12 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
PLEASE PLEASE DO NOT go on this ship it is one of the most disgusting cruise holidays we have ever been on. If you have booked a promenade state room you will not be able to use the window ? as you can be seen from the room across from ... Read more
Jae Coverdake
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
This was our third time on this ship. We had a good time, but felt the standard was not as good as it had been. We are Emerald cruisers and there was no problem boarding the ship. Our cabin was okay, but slightly shabby - the curtain in ... Read more
Katyemorley
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
17 helpful votes
I feel compelled to review this cruise for several reasons, firstly we are cruisers in our mid 40's travelling with elederly parents in their 80's. The service by the overworked waiters in the restaurants was 1st class, however we ... Read more
HOFFMEISTER
Member Since 2015
3 reviews
0 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
Having had the great pleasure to travel on IOS in a Junior Suite for our honeymoon eight years ago, when she was brand new ship, we were very much looking forward to this, our second voyage on this same vessel. The first was an absolutely ... Read more
aspires
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We chose the cruise purely on embarkation port, destination and price - we didn't consider one cruise line over another. We were looking forward to eating lots of fabulous food and waddling off the cruise weighing at least half a stone ... Read more

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