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Galveston Royal Caribbean Navigator of the Seas Cruise Reviews

Royal Caribbean
Navigator of the Seas
Destination
Galveston

Traveler rating

Excellent

151

Very Good

96

Average

49

Poor

33

Terrible

15

Cruise type

49 Galveston Royal Caribbean Navigator of the Seas Cruise Reviews


islandvoyager avatar

islandvoyager

4 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Rain, Rain, Go Away

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After a 5-year cruising hiatus, we decided to book a 7-day Western Caribbean cruise with Royal Caribbean. We were both pleased and disappointed with the changes to cruising that have occurred in the interim. ...
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Sail Date November 2015


magsma3 avatar

magsma3

1 Review Written

Good Time

This was the second cruise for me and my husband. We are in our 20's with no kids. We had some rough waters, but I didn't let that affect my overall experience because there's nothing you can do about mother nature. ...
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Sail Date October 2015


megangaspar avatar

megangaspar

1 Review Written

Nice ship, but overall unimpressed

My family was excited to go on the Navigator as it was the largest ship we've ever been on and it had some features we'd never experienced before. The ship itself was nice, and the family oceanview room with ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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Baracaladera

1 Review Written

Not So Great a Cruise

Our waiter Jasper and Assistant Waiter Jirmansyah were excellent. They made our cruise enjoyable in spite of other falling-short on the cruise. With regards to Entertainment/Shows. Very lame. I have seen better ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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canook1

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Just Off the Navigator of the Seas, Oct. 4 to Oct. 11, Western Caribbean

First off, may I begin by noting that we have sailed many of RCCL's ships over the years, both domestically and internationally. That said, I cannot ignore the gradual decline in both service and quality of food ...
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Sail Date October 2015


texhusky avatar

texhusky

4 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

I didn't come for the food!

This was the second RCI ship I have been on since June and the second ship where the food was mediocre at best. Good thing I don't cruise for the food, we cruise for the adventure of new ports and the people we ...
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Sail Date September 2015


shelbyloo avatar

shelbyloo

1 Review Written

Had Issues

We live in Houston, and Galveston is only an hour away from our home. My husband and I have sailed on Royal Caribbean several times and are seasoned cruisers. Age 57-53. Embarkation- was a breeze, got to the port ...
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Sail Date September 2015


Robingaye avatar

Robingaye

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Good and Bad

We arrived in Galveston early used Lighthouse Parking (which we always use) and got on the ship within 30 minutes. The ship is pretty and clean. Our cabin was nice and located in a great area on the ship but it ...
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Sail Date August 2015


mydogtim avatar

mydogtim

1 Review Written

Loved our Cabin 1838 Deck 12; Everything Else Just OK

Mixed feelings about RCCL. We are age 43 years old and thought we'd try a more "mature cruise". The ship was beautiful, loved our room, balcony view and deck. We felt that the first couple days were really great ...
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Sail Date August 2015


pelusita avatar

pelusita

1 Review Written

Not What I Expected

This is my 4th cruise. My first 3 with Carnival and the last with royal caribbean We though that they will have better service, food, entertainment for adults and kids, and daily activities. 1.Housekeeping ...
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Sail Date July 2015


20SomethingJeff avatar

20SomethingJeff

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

We would go again.

I have been on 10 Cruises and work in the travel industry. It is with this point of view I share what I hope are beneficial comments. We traveled with my wife's family, 16 total in our group. I had my wife and 3 ...
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Sail Date July 2015


churrito69 avatar

churrito69

1 Review Written

Good and Bad

I traveled with my wife and two teenage kids. We flew into Hobby and arranged a shuttle for the next day. We arrived at 11am, and spent about an hour getting on the ship, maybe less. We had none of the problems ...
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Sail Date July 2015


sdserie avatar

sdserie

1 Review Written

Disappointed

We embarked from Galveston, terminal 2, and although I believe the port is not run by RRC, it was the first day of my cruise. And we spent 4.5 hours in various lines, half of which were outside in Texas heat. ...
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Sail Date July 2015


mligon avatar

mligon

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Room for improvement!

This was our sixth cruise, our third on Royal Caribbean, and I've never written a review on any of our trips. However, the issues getting on this ship in Galveston were so frustrating, I felt a need to let others ...
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Sail Date July 2015


steelfish avatar

steelfish

1 Review Written

Navigator July 2015

My wife and I have cruised numerous times with Royal Caribbean over the years, and have generally had very positive experiences. We just finished a cruise out of Galveston on Navigator of the Seas, and the ship ...
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Sail Date July 2015


padrek avatar

padrek

40 Reviews Written

130 Helpful Votes

Same, Same RCI Product

I write this as a Pinnacle RCI member with over 90 RCI cruises and thus will be comparing this trip with my other RCI experiences. First - upon arrival at the Galveston cruise terminal there were hundreds of ...
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Sail Date June 2015


suzanne4444 avatar

suzanne4444

1 Review Written

Navigator of the Seas week of May 24-31 2015

I booked this cruise as a high school graduation gift for my daughter. I traveled with my husband, daughter and mother for this trip. For my mom and daughter, this was their first cruise ever. I have previously ...
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Sail Date May 2015


gchung avatar

gchung

2 Reviews Written

Great cruise followed by massive letdown at customs.

My wife and I were first time cruisers and I thought it would be nice to take a cruise to Belize, Roatan and Cozumel through Galveston. Embarkation was easy and I have to say, I was very impressed with Royal ...
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Sail Date July 2014


TexasSwimParents avatar

TexasSwimParents

1 Review Written

Less Than Expected

If asked before this cruise, I would have said I prefer cruising Royal Caribbean out of Galveston/Houston. However, this cruise made me rethink this after having cruised in February on NCL for a lower price with a ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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twomacsfive

1 Review Written

Good Service and Food

Food service and the dining room food was great. Other cruise dining room overall experiences were better however. Entertainment was spotty, with some real misses including the adult event known as the Quest and ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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texastaxlady

2 Reviews Written

Royal is not so royal, cutting service.

This was my 4 trip on Royal, 1st on Navigator of the Seas. Over all I was disappointed in the trip. Here are a few things that we noticed: We are early risers and like to go to the upper decks to have coffee and ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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snafyensid

7 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Beautiful Ship but Staff need Help

The Navigator of the Seas is a beautiful ship. There were a few spots showing age, like the peeling paint on the balcony, but generally, the ship was very well maintained throughout. We were met at the Houston ...
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Sail Date April 2015


jsoenning avatar

jsoenning

4 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Royal Caribbean; Good and Bad

This cruise was my wife and my seventh Royal Caribbean cruise, and first since having children. We swapped to Disney for the previous 2 cruises since Disney sailed from Galveston for a time (Disney Magic), and we ...
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Sail Date March 2015


markmatz avatar

markmatz

1 Review Written

Good Not Great; Poor Food

After going on a Disney cruise two years ago and a Royal Caribbean 5 years ago, I had high expectations. Royal Caribbean disappointed. - Food - Disappointing. On previous cruises on Royal Caribbean & Disney, the ...
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Sail Date March 2015


JoMoe avatar

JoMoe

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great ship and Crew but the Promenade is Smokey.

In the middle of the promenade is a staircase that leads down to the casino. I have never seen anyone take these stairs but the stairs function as a chimney for the cigarette smoke in the casino. The smoke from the ...
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Sail Date February 2015


Navigator of the Seas Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.54.1
Dining4.53.9
Entertainment5.03.7
Public Rooms4.04.2
Fitness Recreation4.04.1
Family5.03.9
Enrichment2.03.4
Service4.54.2
Value For Money4.53.8
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