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Carter Boone
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Our embarkation and disembarkation was probably the smoothest of any RCI cruise. Our transfers to/from the ship was excellent. Our dining room wait staff was excellent from the head waiter to the assistant waiter, especially Noel. The ... Read more
mail4meyer
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Went with group of friends and family. From 6 months before to all during the cruise everything is upsell. There main focus is "how can we get a few more dollars from the people on our ship before they escape". From the ... Read more
gwyns
Member Since 2009
1 review
18 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Had a great time on Adventure of the Seas. Lots of things for our little grandchildren to do. They enjoyed the mini golf and some of the planned activities. We really enjoyed the entertainment. The crew were really friendly and fun. ... Read more
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schul296
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
12 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
We did the Southern Caribbean itinerary out of San Juan - we love that one because you hit so many islands (St Maarten; St Kitts; Antigua; St Lucia & Barbados). We are gold members (I had cruised with RC once before) & from ... Read more
jonilmasepulveda
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
1. Not much to do inside the cruise. 2. Few elevator for many people. 3. No places to eat after lunch and dinner hours. 4. No hot running water. 5. After 1 am they turn off air condition and flushing toilets. 6. Old cruise ... Read more
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kaysingh67
Member Since 2017
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
I was looking forward to cruising on Jewel of the seas - I heard great thing about Royal Caribbean -- I was disappointed from the moment i got on board - staff was not helpful - service was poor - stateroom smelt stale -- washroom smelt ... Read more
carolinealison11
Member Since 2017
1 review
We are long time Royal Caribbean loyalists and we are never disappointed by them. The Adventure of the Seas and Southern Caribbean itinerary definitely lived up to our expectations and Royal Caribbean's reputation. We spent the night ... Read more
Gulliversgal
Member Since 2017
1 review
8 forum posts
Sailed April 2017
I chose this cruise for the southern carribean itinerary from san juan puerto rico. We decided to use the cruise line transportation system from airport to pier. We came in at 0930 a.m. and had to wait unitl 11:30 to be transported as ... Read more
jdtswimmer
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
We wanted to sail the Caribbean and found we could book a reasonable flight on Southwest to Puerto Rico for a few days and then cruise St. Thomas, St. Kitts, Curacao and Aruba - all 'new' places to visit for our family (me, my husband, my ... Read more
Jwhite4569
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
Sailed April 2017
We choose this cruise for the itinerary. Last cruise we took two summers ago was a Carnival ship comparable in size to Adventure. We were not blown away by any differences in the ships or cruise lines. The food on this ship was pretty bad. ... Read more
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kmarkarian
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed April 2017
We chose the cruise based on the port of departure and the islands. We hadn't been to most of them so we were excited to see more of the Caribbean. We chose to arrive in San Juan a few days early so we would have the opportunity to ... Read more
Bob Lee 730
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed April 2017
I have traveled with RC on at least 5 cruises in the past. They have a excellent reputation, wide choice of ports to visit, good variety of cruise lengths and dates. Embarking and disembarking went very smoothly especially getting through ... Read more
joeyc30869
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Adventure of the seas.. Very nice ship 17 years old but still a great ship.. Big but not to big... The service is great. The people you deal with are always friendly and do the best to make your vacation fun. First time 2015 the main ... Read more
alfredp
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed April 2017
Royal Caribbean has been the best we have cruised on. Considering and comparing the services and programs offered by other liners, we rated Royal Caribbean as the best. The cruise director has set the tone and momentum for our vacation and ... Read more
jbmagee
Member Since 2017
1 review
The ports of call were excellent and breath taking. The shore excursions were excellent. You will definitely want to swim with the dolphins in St. Kitts! It is a life changing experience! The comedian, Steve McGrew who entertained us on ... Read more
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Lchurchill
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed April 2017
This cruise offers something for all members of the family. No one in our party of seven was ever without something fun to do or see. The food was excellent in every location provided for us to eat. The buffet seemed to never. The ... Read more
Life is a beach 2013
Member Since 2013
1 review
31 forum posts
1 helpful vote
I love this itinerary and the ship is similar to CC Summit. Great crew!! Ship was a little small for me with not as many activities as other ships I've sailed on. We had a great waiter and assistant waiter at our table (Basri and Alina) ... Read more
Stuartmcgowan
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
Chose to fly direct to San Juan so that were started cruise in the Caribbean instead of days at sea sailing from Miami great boat our only criticism of room 7430 was that below our balcony was a sort of steel cover for the lifeboats below ... Read more
erandr
Member Since 2017
1 review
13 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
The ship was rather a disappointment. Compared to Carnival Breeze and Adventure of the Seas that we cruised on before, there was not much to do here. Entertainment was bleak, the "Production shows" in Coral theater with live ... Read more
Lotsacruzin
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 helpful votes
This was my 7th cruise overall, but first with Royal Caribbean (RC, for the sake of brevity). We chose RC because of their good reputation. We were extremely disappointed. Initial Embarkation: Although there are assigned boarding ... Read more
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sunfun2
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
Chose this cruise for the 5 island itinerary. 2 girlfriends both celebrating birthdays. Have cruised 10+ times, including several other Royal ships previously. Prepurchased every upgraded dining experience and was disappointed with ... Read more
JudyJ414
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
We chose this cruise because of the ports of call and all the activities onboard. Boarding the ship went smoothly. Our staterooms were ready and luggage arrived within a couple of hours. We got a junior suite and were very pleased with ... Read more
Tarnlake
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
We wanted to return to the Southern Caribbean and this ship had the itinerary we were looking for. We have cruised at least a dozen times on various cruise lines and I'm sad to report that this was the worst experience we've had in over 8 ... Read more
VOLLEYBALLDUDE2000
Member Since 2007
2 reviews
598 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
We traveled with a group of 9. Most of us had been on the Jewel 2 years earlier and we had high expectations of AOS especially after the refurbish. We flew down 2 days early and stayed at the Doubletree by Hilton. Very nice hotel and ... Read more
bartkaren
Member Since 2008
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
We chose this cruise because we have already experienced the western and eastern Caribbean. This one was available at the time that we could go. We have cruised on the Liberty, the Allure and this one, the Adventure. All are different and ... Read more
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