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1,531 Royal Caribbean Southampton Cruise Reviews
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andyd1964
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Food and service very good. Main restaurant preferred as buffet restaurant very crowded and stressful at peak times. The speciality dining venues were mixed. The steak house and diner were good but the mexican poor(bland tasting food) ... Read more
awest1965
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
The ship was a great ship, food was outstanding, bars and theatre where great but finding a seat was very difficult at times. The staff where polite and helpful. the cabin was a good size but the bed sheets pillows and mattress where ... Read more
Mangicatt
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
We usually cruise with P and O, but were told by our travel agent that P and O had no cruises going to St Petersburg this year, so ended up booking with Royal Caribbean. We later found out that she had made a mistake, and P & O did ... Read more
2oaktree2
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
We had the last accessible suite available (1308), which was a good size but very tired pending its' refit this coming winter, with extremely stained mattresses and shower curtain - issues which were resolved after we insisted. Plenty of ... Read more
nannysheila
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed four weeks ago
We mainly went to see St Petersburg, but the other ports of call were also interesting. We did not look around Southampton as we've been there several times. The embarkation and disembarking were smooth and speedy, we were very impressed, ... Read more
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tadleycruiser
Member Since 2013
1 review
75 forum posts
Sailed four weeks ago
We have sailed with Royal Caribean a few times and were really looking forward to this criuse as we have never been to Russia. We were on a 12 nighs Northern Delights sailing on the 2nd June on the Navigator of the Sea. My highlights ... Read more
James1987
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed four weeks ago
We went to Russia on this cruise ship. My mum has a bad leg and can't walk far. It was very good and the ship was clean. We was at the back on deck 9. Inside cabin was nice with a good choice of TV channels, BBC World and CNN. Food in the ... Read more
Flashbang
Member Since 2017
1 review
11 helpful votes
We chose the RC Independence of the Seas for a weeks cruise from Southampton. Departing 27th May 2017. Arrival at S'hamton port and car parking (pre booked) was extremely easy. The car park was directly opposite the cruise terminal and ... Read more
vanvleckeren
Member Since 2012
9 reviews
46 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed May 2017
I chose this cruise for the itinerary. Having cruised the eastern and western Mediterranean, the Baltic, and the Norway coast, I wanted to cruise the Atlantic coast of Spain and France. This cruise left from Southampton, and seemed to be ... Read more
angiepangy
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 forum posts
1 helpful vote
got to car park southampton couldnt believe size of ship sat in car just looking at it when man knocked window saying are you ok mam i said lovely thanks he said may we take your cases mam he opened the boot took cases while we sat looking ... Read more
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Flymia
Member Since 2016
3 reviews
275 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We really enjoyed our 7-night France/Spain cruise. The ports were all good and Cherbourg and Bilbao were GREAT. The ship is a nice mix of "ultra large" but you still feel like you are on an actual ship, not just a hotel or ... Read more
Rafas12thman
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
We chose this cruise based on previous cruises with RCL and they have been really great. Expectations were high for this one , however given this was half term week the ship badly lets itself down on the staff to customer ratio. This ... Read more
hm+jdmcruisers
Member Since 2015
5 reviews
5 helpful votes
We have been “Loyal to Royal” for nearly 20 years with a smattering of other cruise lines and I would like to give a factual review of this trip. Firstly we picked a Bank Holiday sailing and forgot it was half term which ... Read more
kimberleycottage
Member Since 2017
1 review
8 helpful votes
Having travelled on RCI ships before, I was looking forward to this cruise. Biggest issues for me were the following: - poor food - really awful - poor quality and often cold - reminded me of hospital food - crowded - found the ... Read more
georgiejo
Member Since 2017
1 review
10 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
This was our first cruise we live in Southampton and getting on board was seamless we were on board within half an hour of arrival, the staff were excellent they couldn't do enough to help you, the food was excellent we ate in Romeo and ... Read more
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new to retirement
Member Since 2012
1 review
12 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
Chose the cruise because 1. we wanted to go to the Normandy memorials/beaches 2. there was a 60% discount for second person 3. we are Celebrity Captain's Club and some of our status transferred. The ship left Southampton and was 90% Brits ... Read more
Claire127
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
This cruise was booked as a large family holiday, there were 16 of us in total with ages raging from 20 months to 78 years old. There's plenty for the kiddies to do and at the same time, the adults can just relax. The entertainment this ... Read more
Joyce1964
Member Since 2017
1 review
6 helpful votes
We dined in the main resteraunt most of the time it was very good waiter service. The windjammer was fine for quick meals if you wanted to rush out to all the Activities and entertainment. Drinks were a good price but wished I had a drinks ... Read more
Wilkes Family
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
First time cruisers, the ship is beyond compare, luxury at is best. Our cabin was spacious, clean and well laid out. Bed was comfortable and extremely roomy. Food catered for everyone's taste and the dining experience was second to none ... Read more
samjb222
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed May 2017
This was our 1st cruise. Myself, Partner and 6yo daughter took the plunge and set off into the unknown. Overall we were very pleased with the whole experience. Pro's: Service all round was fantastic. Anything you ask for will be ... Read more
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jamesie116610
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
I usually feel the product delivered by RCI to be consistent and usually above average.I found one member of staff on this ship who actually smiled and engaged with me. Most members of staff, especially the bar staff, seemed miserable and ... Read more
Sonicsal
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
This was our first cruise and we didn't know quite what to expect, we were pleasantly surprised with the overall experience and would definitely go on a cruise again. Embarkation and disembarkation went without a hitch. On ... Read more
stevekp45
Member Since 2017
1 review
this was our first cruise, we found the ship to be very clean and the staff very pleasant, the food both in the windjammer and main dining room was excellent, but I would suggest getting a table 1st for the windjammer and sorting out where ... Read more
coeliac
Member Since 2015
1 review
6 forum posts
Our daughter was taking a holiday with our grandson, who my wife normally looks after in school term. This opened a 'window of opportunity' for my wife and I to take a break, so we looked for a relatively inexpensive cruise that ran at the ... Read more
Baznick
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed May 2017
Just our love of cruising good weather good food good company plenty to do all the crew very professional very obliging nothing too much trouble if you like good food plenty to drink you should try this experience .loved the towels ... Read more
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