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Shankmeister
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
We boarded in Singapore: the boarding process was a shambles. We waited for nearly three hours to board. When we finally got on board, the lifeboat drill was held on deck in steamy temperatures causing distress to some elderly guests, ... Read more
SMCruiseControl
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
55 forum posts
The timing fit with our schedules and we were drawn to the destination. We have been wanting to visit Vietnam for a long time. We also got to spend a few days in Hong Kong before our cruise; it is a beautiful city, easy to get around, with ... Read more
sengsational
Member Since 2008
3 reviews
50 forum posts
3 helpful votes
I'll start right out with the negative: RCL wasn't quite "Brilliant" enough to completely contain the sewer gas. My cabin and a few hallways had a little too much smell for my, admittedly sensitive, nose. But this is a 4 out of ... Read more
Khaos
Member Since 2015
1 review
7 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
This cruise was booked around this time last year whilst aboard The Splendour of the Sea in The Med. We were advised at the time that this was one of the few English language cruises sailing in this region so we decided to book it. ... Read more
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Lucy_Daisy
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
We were travelling through China and thought it would be interesting to travel home via a blue ocean cruise so we picked the 10 night Shanghai to Singapore cruise with Royal Carribean. We'd cruised before but not on such a large ship with ... Read more
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mbruck
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
124 forum posts
1 helpful vote
I would normally not choose a short cruise like this, as I have been on at least 10 others, but a seminar was scheduled to be held and I needed continuing education credits anyway. I always judge a cruise not by whatever problems crop up, ... Read more
sunshine755
Member Since 2011
1 review
146 forum posts
We choose this cruise for the convenience and location to the house. The ship itself is amazing. It is very nice. However, it goes down hill from there. The customer service agents look like they are held at gun point to work there. They ... Read more
mrsmacadam
Member Since 2016
1 review
20 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because of its very different itinerary which included Copenhagen as a starting point, 2 ports in Norway, 3 in Iceland, Halifax, and, finally Boston. We had had such a wonderful first-time transAtlantic experience with ... Read more
Yoshikitty
Member Since 2013
1 review
297 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We fancied this trip for a very long tip because of the routing. Our cabin 9056 was spacious and nice - not too clean but we've enjoyed it very much. The water temperaturee was an issue with 43° this has been fixed after over 5 ... Read more
KazAllen
Member Since 2014
1 review
255 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
We chose this cruise because we had done the same one 2 years before and loved it. Our cruise was actually booked for us by a friend (while onboard Legend of the Seas) the day it became available for sale, this was 16 months before sail ... Read more
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Lisarow Girl
Member Since 2012
1 review
11 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Cabin was great larger than most port hole cabins, would of been nice to have another port than Picton straight after Wellington didnt get any real feeling for NZ from those 2 ports. My Time was a bit of a issue and the flexability for My ... Read more
roundup1
Member Since 2012
1 review
5 forum posts
7 helpful votes
While I was searching for a way to visit as many islands in Hawaii as possible, and because I enjoy cruising, I found this very reasonable 11 day cruise which included visits to the major islands in the chain with excellent ports. The ... Read more
cavydad
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
341 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Terrific cruise to Hawaii. Embarkation was easy because we walked to the port. We heard there were problems with taxis. But we were able to get on board in less than an hour. My time dining was broken for most of the cruise. They now ... Read more
candoez
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
67 forum posts
2 helpful votes
I'll try not to repeat information already posted. We were on Sept 8 New England 9 day trip. After finding the terminal??? embarkation was great. Having agents outside with laptops was efficient. Speaking of laptops the passenger ... Read more
Sockie
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
348 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Entertainment was excellent. Several service issues that needed to be addressed as there were a lot of new employees being trained on this sailing for Harmony of the Seas. Disappointed to see more increase in charges at specialty ... Read more
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psychokitty
Member Since 2014
1 review
89 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We choose this cruise because of the 4 days / 3 ports in Iceland and were not disappointed in our choice. The pre-cruise stay in Copenhagen was enjoyable and enjoyed the city tour and canal bout ride (arranged via Expedia) Even though ... Read more
July4
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
324 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We originally booked the TA cruise because we wanted to see Iceland and try a TA. Six months later we decided that is we were flying across the pond we would add the Norway Fjords cruise to it. We enjoyed both locations. Unfortunately ... Read more
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MarkandKaz
Member Since 2016
1 review
18 helpful votes
My wife and I have just returned from the maiden voyage of Royal Caribbean's Harmony of the Seas from Southampton to Barcellona sailing 29th May 2016. As you can imagine, the ship is huge, but don't let that put you off. There is so much ... Read more
Monty124
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
We chose this to be our introduction to cruising. Being disabled we booked an accessible suite and were not Dissapointed, the stateroom was superb with the balcony having a ramp to get in and out, a full wet room shower and everything was ... Read more
Zawmer
Member Since 2013
1 review
32 forum posts
4 helpful votes
I sailed the Dubai-Singapore leg of the inaugural (sorta) repositioning that brought Ovation from Southampton to Tianjin. So my experience was with a shiny new ship that was a real pleasure to behold at every corner. Royal Caribbean ... Read more
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Gluvcruising
Member Since 2013
1 review
3 helpful votes
We chose this cruise to discover cruising on a larger ship. To our amazement it was easy to get from A to B with wider pathways throughout. The decor is beautifully appointed with many "chill out" areas available in many nooks ... Read more
kiana247
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 helpful votes
having cruised with rc before we were excited about boarding ovation, good job the itinary was good the ship was the worst we have been on the staff didn't know what they were doing, the pool was mainly coverd, not much entertainment, ... Read more
Stylemover
Member Since 2016
1 review
27 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
Overall, very disappointing. Expected great things from this ship and having traveled with Royal Caribbean for 12 cruises, I would not choose to go on this ship again. Agree with all the comments people have said about it being a ship made ... Read more
kentnmary
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
12 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Explorer of the Seas is a gorgeous ship. Loved the interior, public areas especially the 14th floor view Lounge. Our extended balcony was really nice. Room was good, lots of storage, good closet. Room steward did a great job. That's where ... Read more
Robdebmcc
Member Since 2016
1 review
15 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because it sailed out of port close to home and allowed for a quick mini vacation. This was a repositing cruise for Royal Caribbean sailing out of Seatle, WA for 4 nights. The ship itself was very nice. ... Read more
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