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Southampton Royal Caribbean Anthem of the Seas Cruise Reviews

4.5 / 5.0
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2724 reviews
6 Awards
Lovely two70 bar with great views of the back of the ship
Robot bar always fun
Escape the Future Escape Room, advertised starting Day 2 after it was booked up for the entire cruise. It isn't listed anywhere else on the ship and can't be booked through the app.
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Nice to be back onboard after so long
"We actually sailed on the 15th August but that was populated on here as France and Spain but we sailed around the UK so I selected the week before! Embarkation was slow due to the checking of vaccines and COVID..."Read More
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Post Covid British Isles Cruise - some changes but overall very good

Review for Anthem of the Seas to Baltic Sea

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cbowls30
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

We decided to book a british isles cruise as we needed a break and have not been able to get to our usual cruise destination of the carribbean in nearly two years. We are two adults with no children and cruise Royal/NCL and Carnival mainly. Embarkation; We expected this to take a bit longer than usual due to covid requirements but it was actually very smooth and we were on the ship from ...
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Sail Date: September 2021

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


British Isles Cruise Surpise

Review for Anthem of the Seas to Baltic Sea

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Mick B
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

Originally, I booked this cruise for May 2021 for my wife's birthday as she wanted to go to see the Norwegian Fjords and we both thought that with covid still around, the ports of call would not have too many travellers, so thought this was the right time to do this trip and let everyone else go to spain etc. However, we got wind in early 2021 that this cruise would be cancelled, so we got it ...
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Sail Date: September 2021

Cabin Type: Junior Suite


Cruising is back in the UK

Review for Anthem of the Seas to Europe - British Isles & Western

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iskabella
10+ Cruises • Age 30s

I chose this cruise because it required double vaccination for all guests over 18, PCR tests before departure, mask wearing and reduced capacity. I found the systems in place very reassuring and felt safe being onboard a ship with 1600 other guests, despite mostly staying away from crowds for the last 16 months. The new style muster 2.0 on phones is a massive improvement and reduced the need to ...
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Sail Date: August 2021

Cabin Type: Junior Suite


Nice to be back onboard after so long

Review for Anthem of the Seas to Baltic Sea

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custard75
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

We actually sailed on the 15th August but that was populated on here as France and Spain but we sailed around the UK so I selected the week before! Embarkation was slow due to the checking of vaccines and COVID tests. As the Covid tests were carried out by their preferred supplier, Eurofins and the results were sent to them, this surely could have flagged up as competed. I think they will need ...
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Sail Date: August 2021

Traveled with disabled person


An empty ship all to yourself!

Review for Anthem of the Seas to Baltic Sea

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Neilf19740
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

We chose this cruise as all passengers needed to be from the UK, fully vaccinated and have passed a PCR test within 3 days of travel. This gave confidence that it would actually be safer to go cruising than stroll around the local shopping centre (where masks appear to have been abandoned). Another factor for this cruise was that it wouldn't be full. In fact, there were less than 1,000 ...
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Sail Date: July 2021

Cabin Type: Ocean View with Large Balcony


Disappointing

Review for Anthem of the Seas to Transatlantic

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medawrites
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

As a frequent cruiser, we have come to expect certain niceties when we board a ship. We took the maiden voyage across the Atlantic on this ship and were very disappointed. So much so that we will never cruise Royal Caribbean again. To begin with, we waited over two hours to board. Just too many people. They could not handle us. We reserved our entertainment and restaurants before we left- on ...
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Sail Date: October 2015

Cabin Type: Superior Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


A Different Way to Cruise

Review for Anthem of the Seas to Transatlantic

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xxxCruisexxx
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

I have never written a cruise review before but there seems to be some huge variations in what people experienced i felt it only fair to forward our experiences. Our party consisted of my wife and I who have done about 10 cruises over the last 10 years (5 previously with RC), my step daughter and 7 year old grandaughter (no previous cruise experience). Embarkation was reasonably quick as my ...
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Sail Date: October 2015

Cabin Type: Interior Connected Stateroom with Virtual Balcony

Traveled with children


Average at Best

Review for Anthem of the Seas to Transatlantic

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melbae9
6-10 Cruises • Age 30s

Embarkation was a breeze, but only because we were in a Jr. Suite and were able to skip the long lines. I believe being a US citizen (despite leaving from the UK), also made check-in faster. Since we completed everything online prior to departure, we spent only 2 minutes at the counter (no staff with iPads as previously described). Curb side to our cabin in 30 minutes.. the security line was long. ...
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Sail Date: October 2015

Cabin Type: Spa Junior Suite with Balcony


Sad

Review for Anthem of the Seas to Transatlantic

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Corvette
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

My husband and I have been on 60 plus cruises. We have been on several cruise lines and Diamond Plus members on RCL. We will never go on this class of Ship again. Please RCL get some more staff because it's a beautiful ship. Embarkation went good and we went at our requested appointment time. There was not any seats available hardly ever in the buffet. Food in all the no charge ...
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Sail Date: October 2015

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


Transatlantic crossing

Review for Anthem of the Seas to Transatlantic

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Mugret
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Despite having taken many cruises this was my first time cruising with Royal Caribbean. Anthem of the Seas is a lovely ship, but I personally feel that it lacks something! (Fur coat and no knickers springs to mind). I'll start my review on a positive note. All the restaurants were lovely, and I particularly enjoyed the choice of dining venues, coffee shops etc. The food was also very good. The ...
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Sail Date: October 2015

Cabin Type: Large Ocean View Stateroom


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