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358 Royal Caribbean Vancouver Cruise Reviews
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Five4Sea
Member Since 2017
1 review
8 forum posts
Ship was quite nice. Enjoyed the lobby. Loved the Solarium. Elevators gave a nice view of the ship. Embarking was easy. Disembarking was easy. Little bit of a hoop to jump through with luggage getting dropped off at a different ... Read more
goddessmama
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
17 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We sailed Northbound out of Vancouver, BC on Radiance on June 2nd with stops in Ketchikan, Icy Strait Point, Juneau, Skagway, and a sea day that included the Hubbard Glacier. We also took a cruisetour (1A) post cruise, which I'll review a ... Read more
Eagles340
Member Since 2002
1 review
1,198 forum post
2 helpful votes
We had a party of 8 and we had a blast. We stayed two nights in Vancouver It was great. Boarding was little rough but not bad. The sail away was was just great as the sun finally came out after two days of on and off showers. ... Read more
IcyStraitPoint
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed May 2017
This was my first ever cruise and I have to say I enjoyed every minute of it. We had had a wonderful experience of driving through the Rockies then joined the cruise in Vancouver. Unfortunately embarkation was a bit of a nightmare with a ... Read more
englander
Member Since 2003
1 review
1,313 forum post
6 helpful votes
I liked the value and the itinerary, even though it was very port intensive. The emabarkation in Vancouver was a nightmare! Took 2-3 hrs to get through Canada Place and onto the ship. What a mess! We arrived around 11:30am and there ... Read more
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ScubaEagle
Member Since 2014
1 review
6 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We choose this cruise for two reasons, first because we love the Radiance and second because of the expanded 9 day itinerary to Alaska. We were not disappointed. Unfortunately the embarkation experience was a disaster - but NOT the fault ... Read more
ACA Jester
Member Since 2008
6 reviews
35 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
Embarkation- A 5 hour wait at check-in at Canada Place. We were told this was a backup at CBP due to four ships there at the same time- (for this Cruise, we were pre-cleared so not necessary to go through Customs again after leaving ... Read more
AprilOcn
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
36 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
Had a great trip to Alaska. The embarkation in Vancouver was a nightmare! Had to wait in a room for over two hours to go through security mixed in with Two other companies ships! Celebrity had two ships and Holland had one in addition ... Read more
sondiefrances
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed May 2017
Our balcony cabin (9582) was perfect, ship easy to maneuver, food quality average to poor BUT every one of the staff we encountered had a smile every day. Every port, Sitka, Ketchikan, Icy Strait, Skagway, Juneau, Haines and Seward were ... Read more
mojo0323
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 helpful votes
9 night northbound from Vancouver, ship sailed 5/17/17. For 30 yrs we wanted to cruise to Alaska. Wife is in a power wheelchair, so we reserved an accessible Jr. Suite. The room has been great! I could cruise the world in this ... Read more
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roundup1
Member Since 2012
1 review
5 forum posts
10 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
5 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
bhague
Member Since 2016
1 review
19 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
This was my wife's 20th cruise and my 19th, and for both of us was our 17th on RCL. This is also the year of our 20th anniversary. We chose this cruise because we love Hawaii, we love sea days (have taken a Transatlantic cruise before), ... Read more
Nesster05
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
38 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Great cruise - Strong points are the ship amenities, the specialty restaurants (Steakhouse, Chef's Table, Samba Grill), My first experience in a Junior Suite, well worth it in Alaska! The vast majority of this cruise was outstanding - ... Read more
ArubaJo
Member Since 2013
1 review
5 forum posts
8 helpful votes
This was a wonderful cruise. The scenery was spectacular, breathtaking, awesome. The weather was great every day. We saw seals, salmon and whales (well whale spouts) We met the most wonderful people on this cruise. loved the itinerary. ... Read more
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Pegatha5
Member Since 2016
1 review
22 helpful votes
Called RC to book this cruise a year in advance. There were 3 couples going. Booked the flights through RC too. All three of our flights got changed before the cruise. I personally think I will book my own flights from now on. They ... Read more
HARP
Member Since 2007
2 reviews
847 forum posts
11 helpful votes
A number 1 bucket list item is a cruise to Alaska. Great ship, great crew and a great place to visit. Sights you will never forget. Mountains, ice blue glaciers and rain clouds. Whales and otters right along side the ship, Eagles ... Read more
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kbball
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
This was our third trip on this ship to Alaska, three years in a row. You cannot see all you want to see in one cruise. Embarking in Vancouver was simple and quick. We had flown in the day before and stayed at the Pan Pacific. ... Read more
ibeplato
Member Since 2005
1 review
42 forum posts
14 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
Our family (two adults, two teens) just completed a weeklong sail on the Radiance from Vancouver to Seward. Overall we loved the ship, the crew, and the itinerary. Nits were mostly minor. Dining room food was good, service was ... Read more
DayStar
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
7 helpful votes
This was a family "bucket list" trip for my dad and unfortunately it was not the ultimate experience that he was hoping for. Embarkation was a long meandering walk and when we boarded the ship no one was giving any ... Read more
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dinnies6414
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
This was the first Alaskan Cruise for our family of 6 adults, and the first overall cruise for 3/6. We stayed in Vancouver at the Pan Pacific, which was a perfect location for boarding the ship. We had a very smooth embarkation, and were ... Read more
AquaDame
Member Since 2013
1 review
6 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Wanted to take MIL & SIL with us to Alaska and chose RCCL for the itinerary and cost. Wish we had chosen a route with Glacier Bay instead as there were hardly any talks at all and no rangers came aboard the ship during the couple of ... Read more
goblualum
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
5 helpful votes
This was our first cruise and we specifically chose Alaska so the ship was what just happened to be going on the days that worked. The wait staff was very friendly and helpful. The problems we encountered are out of their control. Not ... Read more
Queenbees
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
I thought a cruise was a great way to explore Alaska and to see the Glacier. I wish that Royal Caribbean International would of included a day to explore the city at the port.The speaker in the cabin to hear the captain speak doesn't work ... Read more
kinosh
Member Since 2015
1 review
30 forum posts
19 helpful votes
Northbound Alaska Will include stuff we would do differently and anything else that would improve our experience (and maybe yours too). Embarkation in Vancouver Check-in is 11am-3pm. Don’t check in at noon. You will have ... Read more
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