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509 Royal Caribbean Mexican Riviera Cruise Reviews

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Happy Flyer
Member Since 2011
1 review
Sailed April 2011
Imagine that you're returning from a lovely excursion in Cozumel and upon reentry to your cruise ship, your sea pass causes the crew-member to utter the scary phrase "You need to report to Guest Services immediately."This happened to me ... Read more
Average Joe
Member Since 2011
1 review
Sailed April 2011
I would never have thought I would be writing a review on a site like this, but I can't let this go by. I took my wife and our 2 teenagers on a Spring Break, Easter cruise on the Radiance of the Sea. I have been a huge fan of Royal ... Read more
Nola985
Member Since 2007
1 review
33 forum posts
Our group of 4 drove to Tampa from New Orleans. Looking back we should have flown but we still enjoyed the drive over. Finding the terminal was a bit challenging. For some strange reason Terminal 2 has quite a large sign. So here we are ... Read more
padrek
Member Since 2009
30 reviews
66 forum posts
Sailed February 2011
After a flight to TPA I had an excellent, quick RCI transfer to Radiance - the lead ship of the excellent Radiance class. Quick walk aboard embarkation at about 1230, found that my Diamond Plus table reservation had been honored, ate the ... Read more
JohnHall1965
Member Since 2011
1 review
445 forum posts
Sailed January 2011
I will Start with the transfer service From Lax to the port , on the morning of our embarkation the RC representatives met us right where our travel Agent told us they would be , they had a great big yellow flags to identify them and they ... Read more

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Mystyou
Member Since 2007
9 reviews
1 forum post
Left PHL on USAir at 6:55 AM the day before the cruise just beating out an expected snowfall predicted to leave about 1-2." Plane had to be deiced first which was a unique experience for me. Great flight to Phoenix and after only about a ... Read more
justthefourofus
Member Since 2011
1 review
1 helpful vote
This will be a long review because I want to include as much as I can for those of you traveling with tweens and/or teens - that was the info. I had the hardest time finding reviews for when I searched and planned our cruise. My husband ... Read more
harryfat1
Member Since 2005
2 reviews
1,761 forum post
The following is a fairly lengthy cruise summary from our sailing on RCI's Mariner of the Seas. I deliberately didn't use the phrase "cruise review" as I don't think anyone of us that are on vacation is qualified to write a cruise review. ... Read more
rob918
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
This is our 30th cruise and the 3rd on the Navigator. Too bad this is the last month it will be sailing out of Los Angeles, or the West Coast for that matter. RCCL is pulling all of it's ships out of the West Coast at least until 2013 ... Read more
Bear1966
Member Since 2010
1 review
34 forum posts
This was our first experience with Royal Caribbean and will not be our last. The food, entertainment, staff and the ship itself were exceptional. Firstly, if anyone could fault the food on offer, then they are hard to please. It was of ... Read more

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Liz Drigotas
Member Since 2010
3 reviews
1 forum post
Me and my husband and 2 children 11 and 14 voyaged out for our 12th cruise Our Royal Caribbean's Navigator of the Seas from Dec 9-12th. We arrived in Miami the night before our cruise and stayed at the JW Marriott, which is great... Had ... Read more
Marizona
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
Boarding the ship was pretty good. We arrived at the cruise terminal around 10:30 before the lines were actually open, so there was a line outside the terminal, but once the lines opened, things moved quite quickly. Our Set Sail said that ... Read more
Duster1416
Member Since 2010
1 review
Sailed November 2010
This was our second adventure on the Mariner and our 8th on this class of ship. You can tell the ship is getting a bit worn, but nevertheless, the RC experience was worth it. Everyone had a great time! Lots to do for everyone. We had a ... Read more
Ninatchka2
Member Since 2010
1 review
4 forum posts
Sailed November 2010
My family went on our first cruise the week of November 21, 2010 on Mariner of the Seas, visiting Cabo San Lucas, Mazatlan and Puerta Vallarta. I was in a balcony stateroom with my husband and three year old daughter. My teenaged daughter ... Read more
TLex
Member Since 2002
1 review
1,346 forum post
We enjoyed the Mariner Thanksgiving Week cruise from San Pedro (Port of LA), 21-28 Nov 10. I will post a longer review on the Royal Caribbean thread but, in brief, our observations: A. Just as beautiful as Voyager (we were on ... Read more
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Darianna
Member Since 2010
1 review
So we had just finished a couple of frenetic weeks in the States, seeing and doing lots of different things. We had a choice between some time in Hawaii or a short cruise. I convinced my husband that a short cruise would be an excellent ... Read more
kathl88
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
3 helpful votes
Not rated Sailed November 2010
The Oasis is massive but being a big ship has its pros and cons. The best things about the Oasis are the shows, activities and facilities. The rooms were bright, new and clean. The open areas were expansive, wonderfully decorated and ... Read more
AZ Thunder
Member Since 2006
2 reviews
2 forum posts
What a magnificent ship! The Mariner was all that and more. I would give this cruise a 4/5. Of course there were a few downsides. The food is never good enough. The weather (like it's RCCL's fault could have been better, yada yada yada. ... Read more
KCCAKID
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
7 forum posts
Sailed November 2010
This was my 10th cruise and I think the third time to the Mexican Riviera. We drove from the San Jose Area down to the port in LA. Took about 6 hours.. The parking at the pier was great and I love it when time to leave as it ... Read more
PCWalton1
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
9,886 forum posts
Well since the snow is now melting here in Seattle I am coming out of my shock and figure I will out a review together. Marie and I had the joy of sailing to the Mexican Riviera on the Mariner last week. We signed up for this cruise about ... Read more

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Michigancruise10
Member Since 2010
1 review
First cruise, pretty disappointed. The ship itself was great, very impressive. For a first time cruising, it was more than expected from a size, features, and looks perspective. The top deck was really cool as well. I think now ... Read more
KKB
Member Since 2004
3 reviews
2,506 forum posts
This was my parents Christmas gift to my brother's & my families. 12 of us--6 adults plus 6 kids from 9-15. Oct. 24-31. We have cruised Princess & Disney; Mom & Dad have done Celebrity, RCCL, Princess & NCL; Brother had ... Read more
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tip
Member Since 2007
2 reviews
2,751 forum posts
1) Flight and Pre-Cruise Hotel We flew into LAX the day before our cruise via our favorite airline, Southwest. Thanks to advice from Cruise Critic, we had made reservations for the Super Shuttle and the van picked us up at the ... Read more
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ccruisequeen
Member Since 2009
4 reviews
7,717 forum posts
After a friend's recommendation we decided to tryTHE MARINER POSITIVE: Check-in went smoothly, although we were delayed 45 minutes for Coast Guard inspection. Easy to maneuver ship with my walker or scooter. Nice sized disabled ... Read more
hazmat1
Member Since 2009
1 review
354 forum posts
Sailed October 2010
This was my third time on the Mariner OTS and I will probably not go back. We stayed the night before at the Crowne Plaza in San Pedro. We chose that because of the proximity to the ship. Beautiful hotel room, but the area had a ... Read more

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