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1,203 Royal Caribbean Southampton Cruise Reviews

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charlotte95
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
This was our first cruise together, being only 20 and 21 we were very sceptical as to how we would find it but we had a wonderful time - we are already planning our next one! Embarkation - Check in was absolutely brilliant very fast and ... Read more
fran49
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
This was our ninth cruise but our first cruise with Royal Carribbean and it was certainly not "cheap". Although we bought an All inclusive cruise it certainly was not as we found out it was for only house wine and beer. Also we ... Read more
Puckoon
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
The Ship: The major problem was that there were far too many passengers for some of the facilities on board. Getting a sunbed anywhere was sometimes impossible (and always if the sun was out!). There are the usual signs about not reserving ... Read more
elib79
Member Since 2014
1 review
11 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
This cruise was booked after a very good cruise in October 2014, this one left us feeling that we wont return to "Indy" as her die hard fans call her. It is not special anymore. Embarkation was very quick, on board around 15 ... Read more
Daggyjack
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
11 helpful votes
My wife and I travelled on this Med Cruise with my brother and sister-in-law on June 4th. The embarkation process was once again extremely smooth and once we had checked in and given our sea pass (at about midday), we boarded straight on ... Read more

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ddamps
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
26 helpful votes
We chose this cruise to see some of Norway. First it took far too long to bord this ship. Secondly we had the all inclusive drinks package but it wasn't all inclusive as sold to us by Thompsons also there was three of us in our room and ... Read more
JimD Glasgow
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
As a passenger on Navigator of the Seas I found the Staff to be helpful and courteous up to the usual standard of Royal Caribbean although overall I found them not to be as happy as previous staff on other Royal Caribbean Ships. The check ... Read more
danirichardson1
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
This was my 2nd cruise - my husbands 1st, we travelled with our 12 year old daughter. We had a great time by all age groups •Ship - Excellent no issues at all highly recommend and will look at the Navigator again. Great ship with ... Read more
Jannergirl
Member Since 2013
1 review
2 forum posts
2 helpful votes
When we chose this cruise our primary criteria was the itinerary, but there is plenty of choice of cruise ships going to the Norwegian Fjords. Secondary considerations was a large, modern enough ship so that we would not be too effected ... Read more
Lepre
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We have cruised with Royal Caribbean since 1989,became Diamond members with `benefits` which have slowly eroded, apparently cutting costs seems to be an on going operation. Should have had priority embarkation at Southampton, instead ... Read more
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Delboy17
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
1 forum post
3 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
I had wanted to try an Oasis class ship for some time and this was a perfect opportunity as it was departing from my local port.I would normally avoid brand new ships,until the teething problems are sorted out,but this was a one off as it ... Read more
Single Cruiser
Member Since 2006
10 reviews
6,588 forum posts
6 helpful votes
I originally booked the maiden cruise from Southampton to Barcelona long before they added the two 3 and 4 night preview cruises which I will review separately. The contrast to the 3 and 4nt cruises was amazing, with most of the ... Read more
MarkandKaz
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
15 helpful votes
My wife and I have just returned from the maiden voyage of Royal Caribbean's Harmony of the Seas from Southampton to Barcellona sailing 29th May 2016. As you can imagine, the ship is huge, but don't let that put you off. There is so much ... Read more
Mad RCI fan
Member Since 2015
5 reviews
0 forum posts
15 helpful votes
I had the wonderful experience of sailing on the Maiden voyage of Harmony of the Seas sailing from Southampton. I have met some lovely friends who were lucky enough to sail on the four and three night cruises. My friends on the three night ... Read more
Barbara L Cook
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
17 helpful votes
Being a diamond+ member of the Crown and Anchor society thought we would try its newest and largest ship. We are a party of 10 ranging from 4 years to 70 years. Embarkation was the easiest ever with staff outside the terminal building ... Read more

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amanda1110
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
6 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Boarding was excellent. Great service, staff were amazing. Really great shows and entertainment. Lots to do for children. The only thing I would recommend is a ocean view balcony as not a really nice bar were you can sit and watch the sea ... Read more
vici.ramsay@yahoo.co.uk
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
14 helpful votes
Family of 10 with age range of 9 adults being - 27, 28, 29, 31, 33, 35, 37, 51, 60 and a child aged 6. This was a family trip for our dads 60th Birthday. Cabin: superior ocean view stateroom - very spacious with lots of storage ... Read more
Mbowers337
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
43 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
After reading the reviews the day we set sail I was a tad worried!please let me re ashore all of you guys thinking of booking BOOK.we are on day 3 and have travelled on 3 other Royal Caribbean ships and must say this is by the best Quality ... Read more
Sambow
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
18 helpful votes
We were greeted at Southampton port by very friendly helpful staff and because we had already printed our sea passes they checked us in on their iPads. We were then free to board the ship we live in hythe near Southampton and we got a taxi ... Read more
mike/hazel
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
50 helpful votes
We were sold this as an inaugural cruise, it was not, in fact even the cruise director alluded to it as a test voyage or words to that effect, And it certainly was testing! areas closed down, not enough seating, at times it seemed like ... Read more

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luluguiness72
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 forum posts
8 helpful votes
I booked a cruise with my three young daughters for the four of us as a family holiday. Their first cruise and my second. This ship had been recommended by my dad who had been on it the year before. Positives : Pools, shows were ... Read more
PastorAnth
Member Since 2012
1 review
13 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
After three Princess Cruise we have converted to RC... For good. Massive choice of things to do, vastly superior food (Escargots that are actually pleasant to eat!) roomier cabins, better atmosphere and more professional treatment. We have ... Read more
London On Sea
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
0 forum posts
10 helpful votes
For us, a return to the Indy after a break of fours years and, of course, it's now much bigger than it was back then. It's a ship I like as, despite the number of people on board, it does have a spacious feel . . . well, some parts do! ... Read more
mariabennett1957
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
15 helpful votes
OMG have cruised before but not with Royal Caribbean and never again. Spent my whole cruise in long ques for food, drinks, on and off ship, toilets, lifts, guest services and activities. What can I say, I can only describe it as the ... Read more
Davidmcgrgr
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
18 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
This was a family get together and 3 nights was a good option for us. Embarkation experience was excellent but do advise on line check in beforehand. Lovely cabin, spacious, nice decor. Windjammer buffet cramped. Difficult to move ... Read more

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