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Royal Caribbean Serenade of the Seas Cruise Reviews

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Super sanitized and empty

Review for Serenade of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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iloveavacation
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

If you’re on the fence about cruising don’t be. This ship works extra hard to keep areas sanitized. Staff are friendly about it. There very few people on board. The food is fabulous, the shows are wonderful, first class. We’re so glad we came. We were on the fence about canceling because of the cruise with confidence guarantee. Everyone on the cruise seems to be enjoying Themselves. They are ...
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Sail Date: December 2021


Disappointing

Review for Serenade of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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t.napier93
6-10 Cruises • Age 20s

This was my 6th cruise overall and second with Royal Caribbean and most likely my last with them. When I say this ship was focused on the older crown I mean there was next to nothing for two people traveling in their 20's to do on board. Hardly any activities, no good shows, no music, top deck by the pool was an absolute dead zone. Overall I was looking for a relaxing vacation which was easy to ...
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Sail Date: December 2021


Fell short with no compensation

Review for Serenade of the Seas to Australia & New Zealand

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Royal Rip Off
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

We booked 11 family members for this cruise to celebrate my parents 50th anniversary. When we originally booked we booked an entirely different ship for a 5 day cruise with stops in the Bahamas and Mexico. About six weeks prior to cruising RC changed our ship and port stops to Cozumel and Costa de Maya. We rolled with the changes and selected our excursions. Three weeks prior to cruising Covid ...
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Sail Date: November 2021

Cabin Type: Connecting Balcony

Traveled with children


A fun safe cruise during Covid

Review for Serenade of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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ddenning
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

This shorter 4 day cruise was really a lot of fun on a mid size ship. We really enjoyed the entertainment and all their Activities. Playing all the trivia and activies each day was truly a lot of fun. The Covid protocols weren't too cumbersome and the cruise felt very safe. We thought the food in the MDR was very good and both specialty restaurants were excellent. Our cabin was really well ...
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Sail Date: November 2021


Serenade of the Seas did not disappoint

Review for Serenade of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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juliang
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

we were visiting friends in Tampa so decided to tack on this five day cruise. The only hassle was the requirement of a covid rapid test since CDC required that it be done within 2 days of sailing. But we got it done. We are Diamond plus members but also have cruised on Norwegian, Carnival, Princess and Holland America, including a 7 day on the Carnival Pride out of Baltimore at the end of ...
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Sail Date: November 2021


Worst Royal Caribbean cruise ever taken

Review for Serenade of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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Lucybyone
2-5 Cruises • Age 20s

I have sailed many times with Royal Caribbean and a few others and I’ve always told others and only stuck with Royal Caribbean because of how nice everything is. This time was a nightmare. This was the first time my partner ever took a cruise and it was for her 30th birthday. She isn’t even exited about doing another. The staff at the main bar we’re above and beyond rude, half the items shown ...
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Sail Date: November 2021


Some good, but overall it fell well short of expectations. Avoid this ship and probably RC altogether.

Review for Serenade of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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wiltony
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

My family of 7 booked this cruise about a year ago and were really looking forward to it. We got a 2-bedroom suite and all 7 of us stayed there together. Room number was 8668. We paid about $5,500. Family consists of two adults, and 5 kids, ages ranging from 10-15. Two were un-vaccinated due to age (vaccine was not authorized for their age at the time) 5 night cruise was originally on ...
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Sail Date: October 2021

Cabin Type: Owner's Suite - 2 Bedrooms

Traveled with children


Glass and friendly staff everywhere.

Review for Serenade of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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fan1965
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

RCL Serenade of the Seas-October 25 – 30--departing from Tampa Review for Cruise Critic: RCL Serenade of the Seas Glass, glass, everywhere! What we especially like about the Serenade was all the windows throughout the public areas wonderful for ocean watching – even from a set of elevators. There is also a true fully around the ship promenade deck on which you can actually get out to ...
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Sail Date: October 2021


No notice of itinerary change

Review for Serenade of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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Paul76
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Royal Caribbean changed our destination from Cozumel to Coco Cay without any notification one month before embarkation. Not only that but I bought an excursion for Cozumel and they didn’t refund my money. This was our first and last cruise on Royal Caribbean. We were so mad and didn’t find out we were not going to Cozumel until after the ship left port. There was nothing but one show per day in ...
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Sail Date: October 2021


Cruising in the Post Cruise Pause period

Review for Serenade of the Seas to Panama Canal & Central America

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Rose Parade
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This is a review of the repositioning cruise of the Serenade of Seas sailing from Los Angeles to Miami through the Panama Canal. The Serenade started sailing again in the summer of 2021 in Alaska. The crew boarded in late June, quarantined on the ship and started sailing in Mid-July from Seattle to Alaska and back in one-week cruises. On September 25, all guests departed the ship and the ...
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Sail Date: October 2021


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