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Barcelona to the Middle East Cruise Reviews

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Could do better.

Review for MSC Bellissima to Middle East

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xxy
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Itinerary was very good Barcelona to Dubai via Suez Canal. 19 days so plenty of time to check out most things. Embarkation at Barcelona was a nightmare. Three hours to board & no organisation in terminal what-so-ever. Cabin very good. Dining in restaurant & buffet very good. No complaints about the food at all. Entertainment was poor, especially for a 19 day cruise. Same trio or quartet ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Fantastica Balcony Stateroom


MSC not for ME

Review for MSC Bellissima to Middle East

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mookhoeklang
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

Staff in the Lighthouse restaurant were fabulous and service exceptional, in particular Iveth Valle and Ovilen Pumbien. Our cabin attendant Juli Antara was also amazing. Trushant Ligam from masters of the seas was a very professional employee & always remembered our name and our family members. Eka was also very efficient and very new to the ship. These staff were very accommodating and work very ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Aurea Balcony Stateroom


RCCL "Really Crummy Cruise Line"

Review for Ovation of the Seas to Middle East

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Rovert
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

My wife and I have just finished our cruise on RCCL “Ovation of the Seas “. We boarded the ship in Barcelona and disembarked in Dubai , we wish we would have got off in Rome (which was the first port of call ) . The ship is brand new ,this cruise is part of its Maiden voyage . The ship is built to a price not a recipe , how cheap can you build a big ship. The cabins are modern and ...
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Sail Date: May 2016

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


Great for Returning Guests, but NOT for New Clients

Review for Explorer of the Seas to Middle East

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cruise 429
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Positives Friendly and on the whole, helpful staff No corkage fee for any wine you bring to the restaurant. Very spacious room, (But we paid a premium for a Junior Suite) Very generous shipboard credit given in lieu of not being able to stop at a port due to security reasons. I have to say Royal Caribbean was not for me. I am used to, and prefer Cunard. I found there was ...
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Sail Date: October 2015

Cabin Type: Junior Suite


Disease of the Seas

Review for Explorer of the Seas to Middle East

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F6969
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We have been "Loyal to Royal" for over 20 years. This was the worst cruise of our life. Cruise Director poor at best. When describing Suez Canal all that was said was " sand and more sand, lots of sand". Would have been nice to have commentary while transiting canal but we got nothing. Our toilet kept flushing on its own every night except the last 3 nights. Overflowed once. Food in dining ...
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Sail Date: October 2015

Cabin Type: Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom with Balcony


Good Cruise, but a Few Missed Opportunities for Royal Caribbean

Review for Explorer of the Seas to Middle East

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KATE PERTH
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

It has been on my bucket list for years to sail thru the Suez Canal and my husband and I decided to book on Explorer of the Seas sailing from Barcelona. Embarkation was fairly swift and our balcony cabin was excellent. It was kept very clean & tidy by our Cabin Steward (Jose). We opted for My Time Dining and had no problems booking our desired time for dinner in the dining room. We ...
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Sail Date: October 2015

Cabin Type: Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom with Balcony


The captain drops a clanger!

Review for Explorer of the Seas to Middle East

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jaxgang
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

THIS cruise was certainly a weird one, perhaps memorable more for the things that went wrong than right. It was our first run-out with Royal Caribbean (although our 13th cruise in all) unimaginatively entitled “14-night Suez Canal Cruise on Explorer of the Seas” from October 9 to 23, 2015. What first made it attractive to us was the visit to Israel and an excursion to Jerusalem, a trip down ...
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Sail Date: October 2015

Cabin Type: Superior Oceanview Stateroom with Balcony


VERY DISAPPOINTING

Review for Quantum of the Seas to Middle East

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Leda
6-10 Cruises • Age 80s

This was our first taste of Royal Caribbean having cruised on Cunard and Celebrity. The booking was many months in the planning and was looked forward with much excitement. Thinking that this brand new ship with the “WOW” would be something not to be missed with long sea days and interesting ports (apart from the risk of going along the Arabian Sea.) I travel often with my son and we pay ...
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Sail Date: May 2015

Cabin Type: Junior Suite with Balcony


Barcelona-Dubai - second leg of a repositioning cruise

Review for Mariner of the Seas to Middle East

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sandravb79
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

WHO WE ARE: - Sandra (me): 33yo, works as consultant, from Brussels (Belgium) - Adrienne (my mother): 63yo, retired, from Brussels (Belgium) - Not our first cruise on RCCL (we are both Platinum) but our first trip to the Middle East. SHIP - RCCL Mariner of the Seas • General Itinerary: Barcelona (Spain) - At sea - Alexandria (Egypt) - Suez canal - Safaga (Egypt) - Aqaba (Jordan) - At sea ...
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Sail Date: May 2013

Cabin Type: Superior Oceanview Stateroom with Balcony


Mariner of the Seas Barcelona to Dubai

Review for Mariner of the Seas to Middle East

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Goldenco
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Our cabin was fantastic. Large, and next to the stairs and elevator, so easy to get to the spa and fitness center. Large balcony and high quality deck furniture. The only noise was when people above us moved deck chairs, but not a big problem. Plenty of storage space. The TV was good, but after Barcelona they dropped Fox news which upset some people. They still had CNN and BBC, which no one ...
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Sail Date: May 2013

Cabin Type: Grand Suite


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