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2,312 Royal Caribbean Miami Cruise Reviews

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orocha
Member Since 2014
4 reviews
8 forum posts
0 helpful votes
***DETAILED REVIEW OF MY EXPERIENCE: I sailed on the EOS from July 22nd to July 25th with my family (Mom 49, dad 53, sister 30, brother 14, my girlfriend 30 and myself 28) from Miami, we arrived one day before and we stayed at the ... Read more
mattelkins@msn.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed two weeks ago
We chose this cruise based on our schedule availability. Just prior to the trip, we read some bad reviews and we began to get a little concerned. Our experience couldn't have been any better! The staff was awesome, the food was great, and ... Read more
lewistonlefty@yahoo.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed two weeks ago
This was our first cruise and had heard some great and some not so great things about Royal Caribbean. Getting on and off the ship was seamless.The staff were so friendly and helpful! The cabin was comfortable. The food was delicious ... Read more
Jrojas
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed two weeks ago
We actually chose the Bahamas but they changed it on the last week and nothing we could do about it. Empress of the Seas is a boat that needs major overhauling. The hallways (deck 7th) stunk like sewer. The room that you are shown on the ... Read more
j3boys
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed two weeks ago
This was my husbands 1st cruise and my 3rd (first with Royal). We had an amazing time! The poolside band, Caribbean Roots, were very entertaining and really made the deck experience fun! Young and old were on the deck dancing and having a ... Read more

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dhillon105
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because other family members were already booked, and we wanted to join them. I did no research before hand, so after we booked it, I started to look into the ship and the ports of call. I was a little worried because ... Read more
Shop and Cruise
Member Since 2014
1 review
53 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
My sister-in-law and I sailed on Empress of the Seas July 14 to July 18 to the Bahamas. It was my sister-in-law's first cruise and I was worried that I had chosen the wrong cruise to introduce her to the cruising world because of reading ... Read more
newlife569
Member Since 2009
1 review
2 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Empress of the Seas, July 14, 2016 Interior stateroom 7663 Arrived in North Miami Beach the night before and got a hotel on the beach.... Went over to the port in the a.m. about 10:30, ships were there, Empress was at terminal "G' ... Read more
Rametteperegrine
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
This was my first cruise, so I don't really have a basis of comparison, but I enjoyed it enough to be planning my next cruise. The atmosphere was lovely. I did not feel the need to dress up everyday but people weren't slumming around in ... Read more
jap2452
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Cruised this ship three times before under the Nordic Empress name in 1992 and on. Then it was beautiful and new. Now it seems that the best renovation was to include a 32 inches plasma tv in the room. This cruise is the pits. The Cruise ... Read more

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sunshinesister
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
14 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
This cruise is for you if you enjoy: No air conditioning in your cabin Smell of sewer in main areas and cabin Random pieces of the ceiling falling down and missing Desserts from the frozen food section at Sam's Club One ... Read more
Scotty G
Member Since 2009
1 review
3,050 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Just a brief input on our July 9th cruise on Empress to George Town, Grand Cayman and Key West. As background we first sailed on Nordic Empress from Manhattan to Bermuda in 99 and 01 prior to her being designated Empress of the Seas. ... Read more
Radioactive
Member Since 2005
1 review
166 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We are two seniors that cruised on the Empress of the Seas and just returned two days ago. We did not have any expectations of the cruise but were pleasantly surprised. It was one of the best cruises that we have ever been on. The ship ... Read more
WiseEmpress
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
11 helpful votes
We chose this ship because of the price and itinerary. We had not been to Key West and we loved a previous visit to Georgetown, Grand Cayman. We were not disappointed at all with the ports. Scuba diving and snorkeling in Georgetown were ... Read more
Bucky7117
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
I went on this particular cruise for a friends bachelor party. The reason I rate it a a four versus a three is I had an amazing time with my friends, but I have done this exact same cruise on NWC and Carnival so in cruising destinations it ... Read more

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lissi06
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
First time ever with Royal so we were pretty excited. The ship is very nice. The embarkation process was very easy and fast (real surprised). Once we got on the ship we were welcomed by daycare staff who immediately explained the process ... Read more
noelle.shenea
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
We chose this cruise because our schedule fit perfectly with the dates. The service was excellent and the food staff did an exceptional job. One of the hot tubs wasn't working throughout the cruise. The activities and amenities were ... Read more
Picky Customer
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was my 7th cruise on Royal Caribbean and I am now a platinum member. Once again the cruise line did not disappoint. From the moment you arrive the friendly atmosphere is a cut above. The staff are all very friendly, from the room ... Read more
allileah@aol.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
I was concerned because I read a few reviews that were not great I was also concerned about the renovations that were recently completed, and I did not want to deal with all the glitches. My only complaint to speak of was the casino's ... Read more
pamela3564
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Background information: I was a solo traveler (English speaking only) arrived in Miami on 7/3/16 (should have been 7/2/16 but flight had 6 hour delay!). Cruise scheduled to leave port at 4 PM on 7/4/16. Ship: Empress of the Seas. ... Read more

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Papi of the Seas
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because of the price and number of days fit our schedule. We flew into an stayed in Ft Lauderdale as we prefer that area over Miami, we stayed at the W on the beach and had a great time, enjoying both the pool and ... Read more
KOR
Member Since 2000
3 reviews
16 forum posts
7 helpful votes
This ship was recently renovated, however, the staterooms were not. We had an ocean view stateroom on the 8th floor. While the room was very clean, the room and especially the bathroom, definitely could use an update. The bedding was ... Read more
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Freegirl1
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Having been on 7 previous cruises with Royal Caribbean, I was anxious to see what they had done with this tiny ship. We booked a 5-night cruise visiting Grand Cayman and Key West. After reading the initial reviews of the ship soon after ... Read more
debbiepeden
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
After booking this cruise, I started seeing some negative reviews concerning the age of the ship, etc., so I was a little apprehensive that maybe I had made a mistake choosing this ship as our first cruise. I need not have worried. Yes, ... Read more
mjeska
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
I was very surprised at how small the ship was when we boarded. However, we made the choice to book this cruise about 2 weeks before we set sail. The ship may have been small and with limited on board options (3 bars) and rockwall ... Read more

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