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709 Royal Caribbean Transatlantic Cruise Reviews
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163
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Janda7
Member Since 2016
7 reviews
16 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
We decided to do this cruise because it visited 5 Caribbean islands prior to crossing the Atlantic, opposed to doing the crossing, then visiting places in Europe. From the Captain down, ( longest serving Captain in the fleet ),all crew ... Read more
NancyEllen01
Member Since 2015
1 review
3 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We chose this 15 day transatlantic cruise from Florida to Europe for its relaxing sea days and sunny Caribbean ports. Our ocean view cabin gave us a view of the fabulous weather and brilliant ports we entered. The food was equally good in ... Read more
dswiss
Member Since 2008
10 reviews
63 forum posts
10 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
Sweetpepper
Member Since 2013
1 review
8 forum posts
I've been cruising (mostly solo) for 7 years now but this was my first time on RCI. Sadly on reaching our first US port after a week at sea, there was an ABSOLUTELY HORRENDOUS immigration process which resulted in me and many other non-US ... Read more
Simpsd1
Member Since 2017
1 review
Ports of call were of interest,but immigration was a disaster and officers totally absent. No TV working entertainment poor and irregular . The captain was boring and his information lacklustre..e.g. Told us about the whales after ... Read more
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unatom
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
I was recovering from Cancer, and the cruise was a delayed 70th birthday celebration. Celebration!!!! That was the last thing this cruise was. I had believed that Royal Caribbean would be a reputable company, but it seemed that you ... Read more
danlud
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 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
Mugret
Member Since 2015
4 reviews
Sailed November 2016
We sailed in October on the Navigator, and hoped this cruise would be an improvement. We had been looking forward to this cruise particularly visiting Boston which neither of us had been to. We usually have an inside cabin but on this ... Read more
gogleye
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
124 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
We have cruised on RCCL for many years and although have not reached pinnacle status, we have 500+ points. We were extremely disappointed with the disorganization we observed during this cruise. The debacle in Boston was unforgivable and ... Read more
Rocki50
Member Since 2008
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
This was my first transatlantic cruise and I loved it!!! I am only giving it a three star rating for the following reasons: We had a balcony stateroom. The shower smelled of mildew!!! One of the drawers in the desk was full of ... Read more
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Lordlebky
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Having a home in England and a winter home in Florida we always cruise both both ways, in November and April. Usually the cruise lines try to make this repositioning cruise special but from the moment we boarded it had the feeling of a ... Read more
tracyjess
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
11 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Check in at Southampton was excellent, fast and efficient was able to upgrade our drinks package at the port which saved time on ship. We were pleased with our cabin, it was a good size and we had an excellent cabin steward. I had ... Read more
mcqueeney
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
We have previously undertaken this same trip on Independence of the Seas and found it to be relaxing and enjoyable. On this occasion it was less so due to: Ship - Was showing it's age and public areas had insufficient seating for the ... Read more
m05253
Member Since 2016
3 reviews
7 forum posts
Sailed November 2016
This was a first trans atlantic cruise and particularly wanted to do New York. The cruise was excellent just a few things that let it down. Firstly not enough evening entertainment on the fabulous promenade, the Boston stop should be ... Read more
Janda7
Member Since 2016
7 reviews
12 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
We decided to opt for the cruise as we wanted to sail into Boston & New York. Boarding at Southampton was straightforward, the staff friendly and helpful. We chose a Junior suite on deck 9, and have no complaints about the state ... Read more
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TravellingJordans
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
We chose this cruise as we love Royal Caribbean and have have always been very happy with the cruise line. We are extremely loyal to the Company. But having said this they disappointed us this time as follows. - Major Security ... Read more
Rodbull
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
12 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Just a quick review of our first transatlantic crossing from Southampton on 10th Nov. embarkation was painless, quick and efficient. Balcony cabin in midship, starboard side was always spotless and our attendant was always helpful and ... Read more
Sueannechan
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
1. Bath room was equipped with a bottle of soap only and no bottles of shampoo, conditioner and body lotions which even 3-star hotels have. 2. No a single lobster tail was served all through the 13-day cruise. This is supposed to be a ... Read more
hazelmurf
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
8 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
This cruise was a disappointment. We docked at Boston at 8am. This was our first stop so customs officers boarded for everybody to clear customs. An estimated time was allocated and we patiently waited for our call around 10.30. The ... Read more
kikaan
Member Since 2009
5 reviews
3 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
We chose this cruise for its dates and the stop in Boston during which I would have had the opportunity to meet for lunch there with family members living in Rhode island. We are thankful for all the perks that our diamond status ... Read more
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A&jcruising
Member Since 2012
1 review
2 forum posts
3 helpful votes
No activities during the day, No exercise, dance or yoga classes. Only trivia, if you like trivia. RCCL trivia scheduled for 5:00 pm which interferes with guests dressing for dinner. Items in Cruise Compass so very hard to read ... Read more
maryellenwalton
Member Since 2012
3 reviews
43 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
The disembarkation in Boston for non American guests was a fiasco, eventually got off the ship at 2.30 to return by 4.30. Needed more announcemnets. lots of passengers very disappointed as they had not been to Boston before. The ship ... Read more
DIDISEVEN
Member Since 2009
6 reviews
4 forum posts
8 helpful votes
I have been on the sister ship Splendor and now this one...the design is to turn everything inwards to a four story strip mall where everyone congregates because its too cold or wet or both to be on deck. This makes the ship seem very ... Read more
teflonjmd
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
11 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
This was our second transatlantic on RCI. In comparing to our last RCI transatlantic on Mariner OTS in 2013, we noticed quite a few changes......some not for the better. OVERALL: Just average. No WOW factor that Royal uses in their ... Read more
mom4mom
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
1,112 forum post
3 helpful votes
With the exception of the nightly shows, we did not take part in any of the ship's activities but the activities arranged with our CC friends kept us busy. We held a cabin crawl, slot pull, luncheon and gift exchange, LCR and game days, ... Read more
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