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Royal Caribbean Serenade of the Seas Cruise Reviews for Senior Cruises to Canada & New England from Boston

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1-10 of 20 Royal Caribbean Serenade of the Seas Cruise Reviews for Senior Cruises to Canada & New England from Boston


Quick getaway - Boston - Halifax - Boston.

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janice42

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We've taken this cruise before (although with different cruise lines) because it offers a nice getaway without the airport hassle. Our balcony (partially obstructed view) was fine. Actually, the shower was somewhat larger than we anticipated. One major complaint is that this ship does not have an aft elevator (only mid-ship and forward.) Since our cabin was near the stern this resulted in many ...
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Sail Date: October 2019


Good value and ports

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SnoopJohn

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

New England and Canada foliage tour. Good decor and clean ship for its age. Staff attentive and efficient. Main dining room food was somewhat disappointing. Buffet areas were surprisingly better than expected. Excursions and unboarding unorganized at times. Floor shows not top notch. Overall a good experience, staff did not seem overly happy and did not speak English well. Land excursions were ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


Excessive Gratuity Rip-off

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shanagarry

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

This was our second and most probably our last cruise. Having previously travelled with P&O, we were lead to believe that things could only get better. Our maiden cruise to the Norwegian Fjords was plagued with badly arranged events and a very poor attitude by the crew we encountered, The 'best' part of the P&O cruise was the time spent ashore and away from the boat. Royal Caribbean was ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: Spacious Ocean View Balcony


Poor entertainment

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lovetodance7

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

My compliments to the chef in the Windjammer Café. The food in the buffet was excellent! We never bothered to eat in the main dining room as the service is so slow, but the buffet was great (varied menu every day, including lobster on the last night). Kudos to the Music Maker 4-piece band as they played the best dance music on the ship! We danced mostly in the Centrum on a hard tile ...
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Sail Date: October 2017

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom


Serenade Of The Seas 9-17

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jehorsford

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

The Serenade is a nice smaller ship,,, not as well kept as it should be. A little dirty in some places. The Internet is terrible,, can't log on,,doesn't stay connected,,and so slow,,,,,,, with staff only available at certain hours,,, not worth the cost !!!! Crew & Waitstaff are GREAT!!!!!,,,, Food as fine as any ,,,,Better then most,,,, Only real complaint was the Whale ...
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Sail Date: September 2017

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom


I thought the food was supposed to be good??

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SarahAllenH

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

Friends talked us into going on one. The raved about the food and the availability of it. I found it difficult to get a snack such as chips or nuts anywhere. The food was not good. The only meals we enjoyed were the ones we had to pay extra for. Funny how that works. Also some of the excursions planned by the cruise seemed really enjoyable but once on the bus the tour guide was not that well ...
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Sail Date: September 2017

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom


The cruise itself was less than I had expected.

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athens999

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

My wife and were traveling with two other couples and have been on other cruises. We had not had the pleasure of being with Royal Caribbean before. We were excited to take this cruise as it contained the area that interested the six of us together. In my experience I noticed the lack of training of the crew in some of the most basic skills I think necessary to operate a successful cruise. This ...
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Sail Date: September 2017

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom


The market is king

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illy1943

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

First time with RCI and probably the last - not a patch on Norwegian or Princess with which we can compare. Ship ok if a little tired but our Ocean view cabin was fine with a large round window admitting plenty of light, comfortable bed, adequate bathroom & plenty of hanging space. Getting on and off well handled and relatively quick but once on board the marketing of services and goods was ...
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Sail Date: September 2017


Canadian cruise on the Serenade of the Seas

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mumepi

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

The cruise itself was as expected. The ports were lovely and we had fantastic weather for all ports. However, one of the very first things that I noticed was that all of the windows in the ship were very dirty and it was difficult to see out to the sea or the ports. My group of 9 friends all purchased the drink package, and found that we had long wait times to get our own drinks most of the ...
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Sail Date: September 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


RCI continues to decline in many areas.

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padrek

10+ Cruises

Age 80s

This was the annual repositioning cruise of whatever Radiance class ship is sailing the Boston - Canadian Maritimes route - this year the Serenade. The cruise leaves Boston and then spends 12 days doing a southern Caribbean cruise before winding up in its Florida winter port - Ft Lauderdale this year. I am a Pinnacle member of RCI and sail with them frequently as RCI is one of the only lines ...
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Sail Date: October 2016

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


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