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Roseviolet
Member Since 2002
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed two weeks ago
One of our large group liked Royal Caribbean and we agreed to try it. We usually sail on Celebrity. The ship was fine and our rooms were good. The stateroom attendant we had was good although other family members on another floor had ... Read more
Les57
Member Since 2010
1 review
11 forum posts
1 helpful vote
After reading many of the reviews, I was nervous about our upcoming trip on the Anthem. I was traveling with my 3 adult children including one who was severally mentally and physically disabled and in a wheelchair. She is also ... Read more
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MCDickon
Member Since 2017
1 review
17 helpful votes
Anthem March 5-12 Embarkation was a nightmare... you get scheduled in blocks of time, and when we arrived there were crowds clustered around staff with check in computers. There were no ropes, stations, etc.... we had done the ... Read more
DLacruz7
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed three weeks ago
A friend looking for a quick getaway received information about this particular cruise and passed it on to me. Based on recommendations from others who had gone on the cruise, we decided to go for it. Complaints: (1) Too many kids, ... Read more
dinauen
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
The ship is amazing and has something for everyone - this was our 2nd time on this ship we like it so much. The convenience of parking at Cape Liberty (vs. New York City or flying to another port) was tremendous. Boarding and ... Read more
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eeyore333
Member Since 2017
1 review
If you have young children, there is not much activities for you to do and if you want to place your young child in care, there is extra charge for 3 and under. Please keep that in mind. The specialty food was amazing. There was an ... Read more
puddles027
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
So I decided to booked the Anthem for a Bahama cruise last minute for us (3 months before). I chose this ship because it departed from NJ and we live 30 minutes from port so no flying. We really had fun with the activities like the bumper ... Read more
Angelica 1956
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
The port was very close to our house and very easy embarkation. Beautiful ship and very helpful staff. Food was good although I have had better on other cruise ships especially the Princess Line. The cabin was very clean and the ... Read more
kimberlingray
Member Since 2012
1 review
9 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
This cruise fell short of my expectations in many areas. We have only ever had wonderful experiences with RC, have been on the Majesty, Voyager, Freedom, Oasis, & Allure. We plan to sail the Harmony this year and have already booked. ... Read more
action2x
Member Since 2009
1 review
1 helpful vote
Great: Virtual Balcony is a fantastic add-on for those of us who cannot justify the expense of a real one. Great: Two70 is a gorgeous room to hang out with friends, have a light meal, the bar and the bathrooms are nearby, the view of ... Read more
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happycruiser90
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
117 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We chose this cruise since it was close to home and my young adult children liked the onboard activities the ship offered. Loved Seaplex, North star, Flo-rider. Was so disappointed we couldn't due i-fly since they didn't open it on day of ... Read more
beachbum9453
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
We have been on 17 RC ships and We wanted to see the features of this new one. So we flew from Florida to New Jersey so we could cruise to Florida....which makes us a little crazy. We were given a time to get on the ship but it was still ... Read more
mikeg1006
Member Since 2009
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
I chose this this cruise for Convenience I live in central jersey, the ship is very nice, embarkation was terrible RC should be a shamed of themselves this terminal and embarkation process was poor it best. Disembarkation was very ... Read more
Annelle
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
5 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
Embarkation: It was fast, however instead of giving you your SeaPass, you have to wait until 13h-13h30 for your rooms to be ready. Since it was too cold to be outside, all the guests were cramped inside, walking with their coats and ... Read more
Bronxflyer
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
We chose this cruise because of the size, age and amenities this ship provided and it did not let us down. While the port of departure was so cold, it did not permit us to enjoy much of the outdoor activities for the first day and a half ... Read more
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JPell
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
3 helpful votes
It was completely underwhelming. The cabin was nice and the staff for the most part were amazing. I am sad to say that I had a VERY unpleasant experience with a staff member while leaving the ship on a day we were at port. The staff member ... Read more
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Zollydog
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 helpful votes
We booked the Anthem because we were excited about the food, the ports of call, the ability to roller skate at sea (we do a lot of it at home), the kids club and babies nursery, and so on. The good: 1. Though we don't care much ... Read more
TinWoodsman
Member Since 2017
1 review
6 helpful votes
We were originally booked on the Norwegian Breakaway but switched to the Anthem in order to leave from Bayonne instead of New York (Bayonne was much more convenient). I thought NCL and RCI were comparable; I was wrong. Check-in at ... Read more
lorikeith
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
Cruised to Bahamas after a few days of exploring New York on the Anthem. Have travelled on many cruises and cruise lines in the past. Royal Caribbean ships have usually been a good choice for a great vacation. We stayed in a balcony ... Read more
Keebud
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
26 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
We chose this cruise as a last minute get away for my wife to be able to catch her breath after a very stressful (and sorrowful) couple of months. We live in Md., so the ride to NJ was nice and the check in was easy. The ship is ... Read more
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mickeyforus
Member Since 2008
7 reviews
40 forum posts
1 helpful vote
3 cabins and 6 people ranging from 52 to 72 years old. We took the train into New York City and then transferred on over to Newark Airport. We stayed at the Best Western Plus on International Way, which was anything but Best or Plus. ... Read more
linkerbink
Member Since 2007
1 review
2,745 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
My sister and I were on the February 26 cruise. Overall, we had a good time but we did find some stumbles along the way. The major problem was with dinner. Our dining room was in the Grande, a really nice venue. Food overall was very ... Read more
Beckery73
Member Since 2016
1 review
19 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We've cruise 5 times now....3 R.C. and 2 Disney. Embarkation and debarkation is easy and R.C. does great job of telling you want you need to do prior to each so you are prepared. Kids loved the kids club (ages 8 and 11). They went every ... Read more
papabearr
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
19 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We have family in New Jersey and in Florida close to Port Canaveral so we thought this would be a fun cruise. We had been on Quantum a few years ago and a "WOW" experience as a first time Quantum class guest. THE GOOD ... Read more
shlomit50
Member Since 2016
3 reviews
2 helpful votes
We had a great time last week on this ship. We could have had a better deal on the Breakaway NCL, but chose Anthem for a few reasons. One reason is that during the winter it is wonderful to have the solarium to enjoy the warmth,the pool ... Read more
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