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1,816 Royal Caribbean San Juan Cruise Reviews
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polymedia
Member Since 2014
1 review
91 forum posts
14 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
Sailing solo, so what I write might not apply to everyone. First of all, the ship looks great after the refurb. She's a small ship that feels like a larger one. The crew was great too (although that's been the case with most of my ... Read more
randlovetocruise
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because of the cost. It was a good deal. Maybe that was our firs mistake. The embarkation was disorganized; you didn't know what line to stand in. Next, the Windajammer Buffet was terrible. Rice and beans, hash, ... Read more
Fishe21
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
Decided to take a trip with my best friend. We left San Juan and were only gone for a week but it felt like a month. All the Southern Caribbean islands are beautiful. We have zero complaints at all about our trip, lifetime of memories. ... Read more
DaveC2
Member Since 2004
4 reviews
6 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
We are experienced cruisers over the last 20 years. We have been on the Jewel before doing the cruise to the Southern Caribbean. I am retired but my wife is still working. We like to get away from Boston and head to the Caribbean. Jet ... Read more
Jklawson
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
We've sailed on RC a number of times. There were a number of great improvements, and a few missteps. 1. Glad to see that there was no excessive pushing of drinks in the pool areas. 2. Glad to see that there was no excessive ... Read more
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cfolwell
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because of the ports. I was really looking forward to the above average food that i had heard about. Our food was just OK. The flavor was always the same. Nothing exciting.. and not easily accessible . I guess we ... Read more
ord66
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
This was our 10th cruise, 9th with RCI. I was happy that the ship was coming out of dry dock a week before our cruise. Unfortunately, we were notified just before our cruise that the ship was not complete due to issues with the dry dock ... Read more
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madham
Member Since 2010
1 review
256 forum posts
12 helpful votes
We decided to a B2B cruise as the cost of flying to Puerto Rico is pricey. We have cruised many times with Royal and other lines as well , over 40 weeks of cruising. We were looking forward to all the upgrades to the Adventure but with ... Read more
Newbie from Canada
Member Since 2011
1 review
13 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
The service was excellent. No matter who you talked to or what they were doing, the staff on board were happy and eager to help. The food was plentiful and good; service in the Dining Room was exceptional Loved the frozen yogurt ... Read more
jticarruthers
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
883 forum posts
10 helpful votes
We have cruised RCI many times and made it a family tradition to cruise each Thanksgiving. After a good experience on Jewel of the Seas out of San Juan a couple of years ago we decided to try Adventure for this Thanksgiving. When ... Read more
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Startrekmom
Member Since 2012
1 review
2 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
This was my family and I first Royal Caribbean cruise recommended to me by my co-workers. My children age range from late teen to young adult, they all out-grew my beloved favorite Disney Cruise vacations :( We had such a great time on ... Read more
jerseygirl74
Member Since 2009
6 reviews
47 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
We booked this cruise for the itinerary, but we have been on Adventure many years ago. I love the skating shows and the promenade. Embarkation was easy. Can't review disembarkation yet since we are still on ship...doing a B2B2B! ... Read more
Hamitchell
Member Since 2011
1 review
125 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We are first time RCI cruisers, prior cruises 4 on Disney, 1 Princess, 2 Carnival. I don't want to be unfair, but I was a bit let down re RCI--I am hopeful it was just this ship since we have a cruise booked in April on Allure. The ... Read more
maryjaden
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
946 forum posts
13 helpful votes
My husband and I (ages 50) went on this cruise. This was my 7th cruise. It was the first cruise without children. We sailed on November 14th, the first cruise after dry dock. We got a great upgrade to the Royal Family Suite. I will try to ... Read more
dutchgirldtd
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 helpful votes
This was our sixth cruise but our first with Royal Caribbean. Also, the ship was by far the biggest on which we have sailed. We were aware that the ship is an older one, and that right after our cruise she would be going into dry dock ... Read more
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dndfunteam
Member Since 2009
1 review
475 forum posts
6 helpful votes
We stayed at the sheraton casino by the port, nice hotel and pool over looked the harbor. We where on the ship the last cruise before they where going to dry dock and do a make over of the ship. It was nice you had know clue of that, ... Read more
jd1970
Member Since 2013
1 review
4 forum posts
8 helpful votes
We picked Royal Caribbean since we have traveled on Celebrity and Carnival before and wanted to experience another brand. This ship was going into dry dock after this cruise for a facelift so it will be nice to see it when it reappears. ... Read more
Goldengram
Member Since 2007
3 reviews
51 forum posts
8 helpful votes
My son and I both like the southern Caribbean itinerary but hadn't been there recently. Sailing from San Juan was a plus because we could easily fly in the same day avoiding the extra expense of an overnight there due to the Adventure ... Read more
kaylewchuk
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
I went on a cruise with my best friend and I in one room and my dad and his girlfriend in another. We sailed out of San Juan and were droven directly to the port from the airport. Embarkation was smooth and only took about 30 minutes from ... Read more
kboggs12
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
This was my first cruise. I thoroughly enjoyed every part of it. The food was fantastic, service was stellar but the ship (due to dry dock and get a makeover this year) was a bit tired and in need of an overhaul. Due to a hurricane, our ... Read more
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grapeman91
Member Since 2012
1 review
9 forum posts
8 helpful votes
We choose RCCL as this was always our favorite cruise lines after doing 16 previous cruises with several other cruise lines. Well needless to say we were extremely disappointed for a number of reasons. First off, the only choice for news ... Read more
birdie16
Member Since 2002
1 review
948 forum posts
12 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
We cruised on the Adventure of the Seas eight years ago and really enjoyed it. When I saw the deal on a balcony with an itinerary that I liked we grabbed it! We are both 62 years old, from Arizona and this was our 25th cruise. We were ... Read more
GoodWitch1964
Member Since 2016
1 review
24 helpful votes
Well we just returned from our 9/10/16 departure from San Juan Royal Caribbean Adventure of the Seas cruise,,,it was the most disappointing cruise I've ever taken...until this cruise, we have ALWAYS bragged on Royal Caribbean, but no ... Read more
JGTF
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
5 helpful votes
This was our first cruise and it was great. Took us a few days to figure out everything the ship had to offer and after that we really enjoyed ourselves. We probably went overboard (no pun intended) with excursions as we did two in ... Read more
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gary9534
Member Since 2006
3 reviews
1 forum post
8 helpful votes
I have been on over 30 Royal Caribbean cruises! Diamond Plus! I have been on many other cruise lines. Overall ,I feel that Royal Caribbean gives you the best experience ,and value for your money. I do prefer the Oasis and ... Read more
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