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1,474 Royal Caribbean Southampton Cruise Reviews
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unatom
Member Since 2017
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
I was recovering from Cancer, and the cruise was a delayed 70th birthday celebration. Celebration!!!! That was the last thing this cruise was. I had believed that Royal Caribbean would be a reputable company, but it seemed that you ... Read more
danlud
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
Being an experienced cruiser with many different cruise lines, and as Diamond Club members of Royal Caribbean, my wife and I looked forward to this transatlantic journey for the ship, the food, the entertainment and for the stop in ... Read more
Mugret
Member Since 2015
4 reviews
Sailed November 2016
We sailed in October on the Navigator, and hoped this cruise would be an improvement. We had been looking forward to this cruise particularly visiting Boston which neither of us had been to. We usually have an inside cabin but on this ... Read more
gogleye
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
123 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
We have cruised on RCCL for many years and although have not reached pinnacle status, we have 500+ points. We were extremely disappointed with the disorganization we observed during this cruise. The debacle in Boston was unforgivable and ... Read more
Rocki50
Member Since 2008
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
This was my first transatlantic cruise and I loved it!!! I am only giving it a three star rating for the following reasons: We had a balcony stateroom. The shower smelled of mildew!!! One of the drawers in the desk was full of ... Read more
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Lordlebky
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Having a home in England and a winter home in Florida we always cruise both both ways, in November and April. Usually the cruise lines try to make this repositioning cruise special but from the moment we boarded it had the feeling of a ... Read more
tracyjess
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Check in at Southampton was excellent, fast and efficient was able to upgrade our drinks package at the port which saved time on ship. We were pleased with our cabin, it was a good size and we had an excellent cabin steward. I had ... Read more
mcqueeney
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
We have previously undertaken this same trip on Independence of the Seas and found it to be relaxing and enjoyable. On this occasion it was less so due to: Ship - Was showing it's age and public areas had insufficient seating for the ... Read more
m05253
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
7 forum posts
Sailed November 2016
This was a first trans atlantic cruise and particularly wanted to do New York. The cruise was excellent just a few things that let it down. Firstly not enough evening entertainment on the fabulous promenade, the Boston stop should be ... Read more
Janda7
Member Since 2016
6 reviews
12 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
We decided to opt for the cruise as we wanted to sail into Boston & New York. Boarding at Southampton was straightforward, the staff friendly and helpful. We chose a Junior suite on deck 9, and have no complaints about the state ... Read more
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TravellingJordans
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
We chose this cruise as we love Royal Caribbean and have have always been very happy with the cruise line. We are extremely loyal to the Company. But having said this they disappointed us this time as follows. - Major Security ... Read more
Rodbull
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Just a quick review of our first transatlantic crossing from Southampton on 10th Nov. embarkation was painless, quick and efficient. Balcony cabin in midship, starboard side was always spotless and our attendant was always helpful and ... Read more
Sueannechan
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
1. Bath room was equipped with a bottle of soap only and no bottles of shampoo, conditioner and body lotions which even 3-star hotels have. 2. No a single lobster tail was served all through the 13-day cruise. This is supposed to be a ... Read more
hazelmurf
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
8 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
This cruise was a disappointment. We docked at Boston at 8am. This was our first stop so customs officers boarded for everybody to clear customs. An estimated time was allocated and we patiently waited for our call around 10.30. The ... Read more
kikaan
Member Since 2009
5 reviews
3 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
We chose this cruise for its dates and the stop in Boston during which I would have had the opportunity to meet for lunch there with family members living in Rhode island. We are thankful for all the perks that our diamond status ... Read more
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A&jcruising
Member Since 2012
1 review
2 forum posts
3 helpful votes
No activities during the day, No exercise, dance or yoga classes. Only trivia, if you like trivia. RCCL trivia scheduled for 5:00 pm which interferes with guests dressing for dinner. Items in Cruise Compass so very hard to read ... Read more
maryellenwalton
Member Since 2012
3 reviews
43 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
The disembarkation in Boston for non American guests was a fiasco, eventually got off the ship at 2.30 to return by 4.30. Needed more announcemnets. lots of passengers very disappointed as they had not been to Boston before. The ship ... Read more
DIDISEVEN
Member Since 2009
6 reviews
4 forum posts
8 helpful votes
I have been on the sister ship Splendor and now this one...the design is to turn everything inwards to a four story strip mall where everyone congregates because its too cold or wet or both to be on deck. This makes the ship seem very ... Read more
Ronn452
Member Since 2002
6 reviews
490 forum posts
6 helpful votes
We chose this cruise in order to sail with friends we had met on our previous Trans-Atlantic. After four days in London, we arrived in Southampton by train and we were at the port within ten minutes. Embarkation was quick and we were ... Read more
jakob71
Member Since 2009
10 reviews
4 helpful votes
We are a married couple from Scandinavia who previous have been on about 40 cruises. We have sailed, both on many Transatlantic Cruises, and on other destinations with several different Cruise Lines. Pre-cruise: We had for the third ... Read more
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stephenp
Member Since 2007
2 reviews
84 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
Check in super, cabin was large and clean. The Food was just average but cooked badly. Most dishes were so bad you could not eat them. A British Chef that could not cook english food. Lancashire hot pot is made with best end of lamb ( ... Read more
howarjr
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2016
5 other transatlantic voyages on Royal Caribbean and this was by far the most disappointing. First, the food was exceptionally bland and tasteless in both the main dining rooms and the Jade and Windjammer, surprisingly even the Indian ... Read more
UKWLDCruise
Member Since 2012
1 review
48 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
Boarding at Southampton was a dream compared to US ports, super-efficient, but that seemed to be the end of the good times. The cabin was clean and mostly worked though the shower had to be turned well past the red protective button to ... Read more
Roger the cabin boy
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
4 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
This was our first transatlantic and generally we enjoyed it. However it didn't start too smoothly as once onboard we noticed our sea passes were endorsed as Emerald and not Diamond as they should have been. Having seen the C&A manager ... Read more
Cayman Turtle
Member Since 2012
4 reviews
301 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
This was our first transatlantic cruise and it won't be our last. While it wasn't our favorite cruise to date, it was a thoroughly enjoyable time. Embarkation was a breeze. In fact, we were able to board early due to the fact that the ... Read more
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