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1,302 Royal Caribbean Southampton Cruise Reviews

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sally o
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
6 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
Having cruised with a number of lines including Fred Olsen and P&O over period of 20 years, we had a fair idea of what we ought to expect when choosing Royal Caribbean. We chose the Navigator of the Seas Mediterranean cruise on 7 ... Read more
Chars3011
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
We are a family of four: Mum and Dad, 12 & 15 yr old girls. And we found there was something for everyone. Personally me and my husband liked just liked chilling by the pool and my daughters liked exploring the boat. They had a go at ... Read more
barnetpeter
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
An average cruise! Not great, not bad. Been on approx 8 cruises now and this was the only one that fitted the exact dates. The embarkation was excellent...best ever I think. The cabin was fine; you only really sleep there so we sent for a ... Read more
Georgie girl 51
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
We had a fantastic time, entertainment was great, service was great, food was good just too much of it hehehe. Sapphire restaurant was lovely food. And great service from the staff. We could not find anything to complain about. We had ... Read more
milliedan
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
This was our first cruise after hearing so many good things about it, I'm now left wondering where we just unlucky or what is all the fuss about? We visited some lovely cities and the ship was lovely, the entertainment was good especially ... Read more

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Henners
Member Since 2013
4 reviews
13 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Booked as in school holidays and we had 4 rooms for a group of 9. Parking and check in to embarkation and luggage to room could not of been any easier Royal have this off to perfection, very quick and very easy, disembarkation the ... Read more
arviehols
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
This was to celebrate our Golden wedding on 30th July. (football supporters will recognise the wedding date in 1966!) We pushed the boat out (excuse the pun) for this very special occasion & took the whole family of 12. The ... Read more
Reubens
Member Since 2016
1 review
19 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
Excellent embarkation and disembarkation. Staff were polite, efficient and hardworking. Food generally good and varied. Cabin fine. We managed to find a bed in the shade but we saw no evidence of the ship's policy of removing towels ... Read more
bart2506
Member Since 2014
1 review
7 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Overal we have a super time and meet super people. The ship is starting to look tried but it didn't stop our enjoyment. We travelled with our 8 year old son who loved the kids club but did at times find it a little boring only being in ... Read more
graham29a
Member Since 2015
1 review
37 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Our first cruise for all four of the family was mostly sensational, often wonderful and on a couple of isolated occasions somewhat frustrating and a little irritating. I really hope to get across our experiences in the proportions ... Read more

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lostnemo
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 forum post
6 helpful votes
This is our 5th RCI cruise with our family. We love cruising and the freedom our teenagers get onboard always makes our holiday great for all the family. Service was good with some staff excellent, however staff used to be consistently ... Read more
abrooke@talktalk.net
Member Since 2016
1 review
This was our 5th cruise with Rccl and we absolutely love these holidays . The food , the staff especially in the dining room couldnt do enough for us and the windjammer food choice was amazing. I have never raised an issue before but ... Read more
alfielil123
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
The embarkation was very smooth and slick, this may have been because we were late getting on the ship, most people were already on. The ship is average , nice without it being WOW,however, the last ship we went on was the Anthem of the ... Read more
nicandandrew
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
The cruise was very good, MDR was excellent did read reviews before going and was a little put off but I found it excellent especially our waitress and waiter (Emily and Rafael). The 2 poets pub was great and Wainwright really made our ... Read more
spoonhead
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
Our first cruise.Family of 4.Getting on the ship was smooth and hassle free..First empressions were pretty good clean and well presented.Our cabin was small but cosy and clean.Our bags arrived on time.The ship was quite impressive.The ... Read more

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ggo85
Member Since 2006
5 reviews
463 forum posts
10 helpful votes
We've cruised RCI at least a dozen times and keep coming back for a reason. That said, this experience on NOS – despite some positives – was not good. We did the 14-day Mediterranean Beaches cruise. Below are the highlights ... Read more
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Sue h1965
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
I was really looking forward to this cruise our first with RCI . We had previously cruised with Celebrity , HAL, NCL and Thompson so thought this would be right up our street and what's more it was from Southampton brilliant! Check in ... Read more
LindaPhil
Member Since 2016
1 review
14 helpful votes
This was our first Cruise and we had been advised by friends this would be a good place to start. How wrong were they ! Boarding at Southampton was not a problem to be fair shame it took a downward spiral ! First impressions of the ... Read more
MikeyTh
Member Since 2016
1 review
14 helpful votes
Just returned from a two-week Med cruise on Navigator of the Seas. Most cruise reviews inevitably are built around comparisons with previous cruises, and we are certainly not seasoned cruise-goers, but we did a similar Med cruise at ... Read more
johnjc14
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
25 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We chose this cruise as it had a mix of ports we had not been to and seemed appropriate for our 3 year old grand daughter. We were not disappointed as we had a superb time-right from the parking next to the ship and being onboard within ... Read more

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Rob1966
Member Since 2013
1 review
192 forum posts
16 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
Where to start? This was our first cruise with Royal Caribbean and we were really looking forward to it. We have previously cruised with Celebrity, Holland America, Nowegian and Thompson. Embarkation - This was relatively smooth ... Read more
PaulB
Member Since 2005
4 reviews
22 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Took the 14 night Mediterranean beaches cruise out of Southampton on July 24. It was a nice though unexceptional trip. Flew into Heathrow and staid at the Holiday Inn Mayfair in London for two nights. It was a great location and we ... Read more
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fun on the ocean
Member Since 2011
1 review
62 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Before we think about the negatives let us just recognise the superb itinerary and very smooth tendering for Villefranche. The weather was perfect. Many crew were exemplary. However, Royal Caribbean have descended into a parody of ... Read more
gaye-rosa
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
My husband and I, my daughter, grandchildren, brother and sister in law have just retuned from a two week cruise around the Med. Things the ship did well: The cruise director Rob was extremely good and worked hard to make sure ... Read more
charlesm186
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
Good Points fantastic itinerary ( Corsica, Sardinia, nice, Palma, Cadiz ) Restaurant was very good Service from catering staff was fantastic Bad Points Very very crowded Very hard to get near a bar in the evening ... Read more

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