Royal Caribbean Repositioning Cruise Reviews

Your selections (clear selections):
Royal Caribbean x
Repositioning Cruises x

Royal Caribbean International

Cruise Critic Overview

  • Private Islands: Labadee and CocoCay
  • Onboard fun includes FlowRider surf simulators and rock climbing walls
  • 25 ships that sail to countries on six continents
  • Read full overview >>
587 Royal Caribbean Repositioning Cruise Reviews
Cruiser rating
Excellent
188
Very Good
163
Average
139
Poor
59
Terrible
34
See reviews for
Family Cruises
Family Cruises
6,821
Romantic Cruises
Romantic Cruises
2,033
First-Time Cruisers
First-Time Cruisers
1,403
Repositioning Cruises
Repositioning Cruises
587
Rating Summary
Dining
Public Rooms
Cabin
Entertainment
Value for Money
Service
ukcruiseguy
Member Since 2008
3 reviews
113 forum posts
6 helpful votes
We had a fabulous time....the Weather was brilliant as we expected We arrived at the terminal after a flight from the UK around 11 am. We were on board within 15 mins We booked for the 19th December for one week over Christmas ... Read more
jsang82
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed December 2016
Cruise was amazing. Food, crew members, entertainment shows, cleanliness were outstanding. This was our 1st cruise and we enjoyed it a lot. Fantastic experience with the Royal Caribbean. Minus points are - water charges & ... Read more
toulad
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Food was absolutely disgusting. Presentation was poor and looked like a five year old had put something on a plate. No consistency. We would order the same dish and it looked completely different. The shows were not that great ... Read more
Cruising for fun#01
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
We were excited to share the experience of what a big ship and the biggest to Australian/New Zealand waters would be like. The ship it’s self is beautiful, huge, new hi-tech, very impressive. Embarkation and disembarking went ... Read more
golfguru
Member Since 2010
1 review
1 forum post
14 helpful votes
Booked late after seeing 2 for 1 ad in paper. Embarkation straight forward. Took about an hour. Had a balcony suite. Nice new room well laid out. Hard but comfy bed, plenty of storage Nice bathroom, few toiletries. Need your own ... Read more
Compare Prices on Royal Caribbean Cruises
Scrivanichk
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
This was my 13th cruise with Royal and what a disappointment. -Windjammer is disgusting. The tongs that you grab your food with are all greasy and oily. There aren't as many choices as there use to be. The windjammer has no change, ... Read more
gloxinet
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Excellent experience for a short time cruise, especially for us, Canadian people coming from Montreal. The price they offer for this cruise was really interesting when you consider the balcony room offered. The crew for the balcony room ... Read more
Ljtravels
Member Since 2016
1 review
23 forum posts
2 helpful votes
I wanted to sail on Ovation of the Seas because of her size and the fact I could sail from Fremantle to Sydney. So I needed to book through the charter company's agent. We had chosen a balcony cabin but misinterpreted the 2 or 1 cabin ... Read more
Learningtheropes16
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
4 helpful votes
I chose this cruise as it was a 5 nighter from Fremantle (home port) to Adelaide and a good opportunity for my husband to experience 1st time cruising. Also coincided with Birthday and anniversary so dates fitted. NOT happy about the ... Read more
pearlsz
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
55 forum posts
11 helpful votes
We wanted to try a big ship and were delighted to get a last-minute discounted booking sailing from Perth to Adelaide. Embarkation was a nightmare. The online cruise planner offered departure times by deck and the option to select ... Read more
Compare Prices on Royal Caribbean Cruises
01Holiday
Member Since 2013
1 review
31 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
We decided to do a week getaway before Xmas on the Ovation Of The Seas which offered sector cruising between Singapore & Sydney - too good to pass up. My husband and 17yr old son flew to Perth on Sunday 4th and had 2 days staying ... Read more
BonnieAdelaide
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed December 2016
Thought it would be good to experience a short duration cruise on a new mega-ship after previous cruises on older and smaller ships. Cruise Director Joff Eaton was superb and the technology used throughout the ship was amazing. We had ... Read more
Haoie
Member Since 2010
1 review
1,025 forum post
9 helpful votes
We went as 2 friends in our early 30s. My 4th cruise, his first ever. Both first time with RCI and we were very impressed. Here are some general overviews of the highlights, various observations, and with tips on how to get the most out of ... Read more
Helpful? Thank Haoie
Coleman1921
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
We thought that this would be a special cruise We are Platinum cruises with Princess. firstly they lost my luggage and I had to go and find it (I was in dirty clothes for over 24 hours) the customer service is very poor , my case was ... Read more
downunder9
Member Since 2009
12 reviews
6 forum posts
13 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
We decided to check out Ovation as we had cruised on Allure and loved it. As Allure will never get to Australia we were hoping that our go to ship might be the Ovation. Sadly, it was not to be !!! We have been supporters of RCCL ... Read more
Compare Prices on Royal Caribbean Cruises
cruiseparas
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
14 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We booked this charter cruise 18 months in advance as we are a family of 5 (2adults, 11, 10, 7). We booked 2 x inside virtual balcony staterooms on Deck 8. We are RCI diamond members, and normally love Royal Caribbean. Boarding in ... Read more
chopper_1
Member Since 2009
1 review
4 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Boarding in Singapore was very good. There was minimal queuing coming through check-in, immigration, customs etc. We found our room pretty much by accident (right outside the lift we happened to get into) as there were no staff pointing ... Read more
Tastony2
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Having travelled Royal Caribbean twice before ( and Celebrity Cruises twice ), I was affected by the pre - cruise sales hype and booked as soon as the voyage to Australia was announced. I paid top price for a balcony cabin. Later on as ... Read more
Puggwash
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
Finally a cruise line that has brought a New, large and affordable ship to Australia, Well done Royal Caribbean! Equipped with very modern, clean & comfortable cabins, good sized balconies with two reclining chairs, foot stools and ... Read more
Tellmeplease
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
6 forum posts
4 helpful votes
This is a great ship to go cruising on and we have just completed a sector from Singapore to Fremantle. We had a large ocean view stateroom that was spacious and more than we had anticipated. Entertainment was of a very good standard and ... Read more
Compare Prices on Royal Caribbean Cruises
msbsb
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
We were excited to sail on the maiden voyage of Ovation of the Seas from Asia to Australia 30 November 2016. A six night cruise (a segment of a 15 night charter cruise by Cruiseco). There were many positives, but sadly, also many ... Read more
Helpful? Thank msbsb
Know nothing
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
6 day cruise repositioning I have been on 2 tiny 600pax ship as a beginner and loved the experience. So when this repositioning cruise from Singapore package appear, being the biggest, newest, technological advanced mega bling boat, ... Read more
dswiss
Member Since 2008
10 reviews
63 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
We knew this was an older ship, but the price was right and the ports of call were interesting. Also, we've been on the mega ships and are a bit tired of the floating malls. We were looking forward to enjoy the real cruise feeling of the ... Read more
push the boat out
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
no time to see Perth as mix up with coach 2hrs late to ship. Ship very clean but old.full of over 80 year old. and Aussie using it as a floating hotel didn't even get off at port stayed on drinking. dining very short hours closed ... Read more
danlud
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
Being an experienced cruiser with many different cruise lines, and as Diamond Club members of Royal Caribbean, my wife and I looked forward to this transatlantic journey for the ship, the food, the entertainment and for the stop in ... Read more
Compare Prices on Royal Caribbean Cruises

Sponsored links

Sponsored links

Share feedback
Thank you!  Cruise Critic values your feedback.
How can we improve this page?