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Cruise Line
Splendour of the Seas
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Traveler rating

Excellent

167

Very Good

127

Average

52

Poor

24

Terrible

10

Cruise type

127


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TRUEBLUE66

14 Reviews Written

83 Helpful Votes

GREAT CRUISE AND PORTS

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We have sailed with Princess before and all the experts have Princess as a grade above Royal Caribbean but after this cruise we would find it hard to tell them apart! We booked this cruise primarily for the ports ...
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Sail Date September 2012


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waj_the_badge

1 Review Written

Eastern Mediterranean

We flew into Venice mid-morning and were immediately directed by a snake of RC staff to the coach for transport to the Cruise Terminal. The transfer took about 20 mins. On arrival we left our cases to be taken on ...
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Sail Date September 2012


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cb1968

23 Reviews Written

36 Helpful Votes

A nice cruise of the eastern mediterranean

My wife and I booked this trip a few months ago when we knew we could get away. The embarkation port and the ports of call drew us to the Splendor of the Seas. While not new to cruising this was my first taste of ...
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Sail Date September 2012


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cruiserpupdog

1 Review Written

Splendor of the seas august 2012

Being a first time cruiser, my expectations were low and I was pleasantly surprised and had a very relaxing vacation. The cabin was nice and had much more room for storage than what I'd expected with large closets ...
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Sail Date August 2012


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Grendelftw

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Splendour of the Seas Eastern Med.

We started this trip with a week off the boat in Tuscany (4 days) and 3 days in Venice (the embarkation port), so by the time cruise rolled around, we were ready to relax a bit. We were in a Junior Suite that had ...
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Sail Date August 2012


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yolanda1

3 Reviews Written

Almost full marks for Splendour

We had a great time on our cruise on Splendour of the Seas. As we were in a Junior Suite, the priority embarkation process was smooth and impressive. We were impressed also with our suite, which was furnished well ...
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Sail Date July 2012


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50thfamilycruise

1 Review Written

A fun trip for a large family group

My parents organized this trip to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. My husband and I brought our two children, ages 9 and 12, and my brother and his wife brought their two children, ages 3 and 5. Some aunts ...
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Sail Date June 2012


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Lu888

1 Review Written

There must be two Splendours of the Seas ?

I was quite concerned before we started our cruise after reading recent reviews like: "Food was mediocre". I was ready to pack army rations as it was our first time with Royal Caribbean. Luckily we must have ...
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Sail Date June 2012


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Georgeven

11 Reviews Written

57 Helpful Votes

Amazing Brazilian Cultural Inmersion in the new Splendour

We are a married gay couple kind of travel addicts and we love cruising. First I have to say that these Itineraries from Brazil are amazing/interesting, we visited Punta del Este, Buenos Aires, Montevideo, ...
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Sail Date March 2012


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tomwins

6 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

A grand way to celebrate

We've fallen in love with cruising and both agreed that another Mediterranean cruise was a perfect way to celebrate. Partly because this would allow us to visit Germany and Paris beforehand. The pre-cruise travel ...
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Sail Date September 2011


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Met Husband on Cruise!

2 Reviews Written

Beautiful Greek Islands

My sister and I, who have taken over 150 cruises (together or with our spouses) over the years, just returned from a 10 night cruise to the Greek islands out of Venice. We sailed on the RCCL Splendour of the Seas. ...
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Sail Date September 2011


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Irish1978

2 Reviews Written

No problems on the Splendour

We had previoulsy sailed on the Legend of The Seas so knew exactly what to expect from its sister ship The Splendour. We choose our cruises based on the itinerary rather than the ship as we have found regardless of ...
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Sail Date September 2011


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thomss

2 Reviews Written

Splendor East Med Itinerary August 2011

A bit of background first We have done 4 cruises now, first time with Royal Caribbean all other cruises were with Ocean Village, which we loved, so we can only compare with one other cruise line that sadly does ...
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Sail Date August 2011


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Brendacruise

2 Reviews Written

July 4- 11 day Splendor- Venice to Venice

The first day was embarkment in the Venice port. It was smooth but there was some wait. But all in all I thought fine. It did take 6 hours to get my luggage and I had jet-lag and wanted to go to bed. We then ...
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Sail Date July 2011


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William Travel

1 Review Written

First time crusing, Mediterranean a great way to start

This was our first time on a cruise and in the Mediterranean. It just seemed like the best way to get to many of these fantastic ports and it turned out we were right. With the jam packed schedule for the cruise, it ...
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Sail Date May 2011


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TEXEAGLE

6 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

Nice size ship, good staff, but room for improvement

We sailed on Splendor on May 2 for 11 Night Greek Isles & Turkey cruise. While the ship does need updating, it was clean and the public areas were in good shape. Our cabin showed its age, and it had a small, old ...
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Sail Date May 2011


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wallis7219

4 Reviews Written

First Time on a RCI Small Ship

We flew in the 21st April the before the sailing on the 22nd April, and stayed at the Popodopoli hotel very close to the Piazzale Roma. It was a great location and approx a 20-30 min walk to St.Marks Square.Sunday ...
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Sail Date April 2011


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captainmcd

10 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Relaxing Cruise on the Adriatic and Aegean Seas

Introduction: Before booking this cruise, we had considered Viking River Cruises, and a trip on the Rhine and Danube rivers. We opted for Royal Caribbean because of price. We flew to Germany, met my daughter who ...
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Sail Date May 2010


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Taylor

3 Reviews Written

RCI or NCL? Who would we choose next time!

This was our first cruise experience with RCI. Our party of four have just returned from enjoyable med cruise from Venice to Greek Islands and Turkey. We have cruised twice previously with NCL. The positives ...
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Sail Date September 2010


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CGarr

1 Review Written

Great Eastern Mediterranean Adventure on the Splendour

We had an totally enjoyable and worry-free cruise tour with Royal Caribbean on our recent July 2010 trip! This was our first cruise tour and we did not know what to expect. I must say that the entire experience was ...
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Sail Date July 2010


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spirite

2 Reviews Written

Before the volcano

* Background Information This was our first cruise as Platinum Crown and Anchor members - so it made it a bit special - would we be treated any differently? * Hotel Info We arrived in Venice a couple of days early ...
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Sail Date April 2010


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salamath73

1 Review Written

Wet Holiday

It was our first cruise ever. We headed to Venice three days prior to the cruise;We wanted a B&B which was close to Piazzale Roma and the port. We found one clean and romantic little B&B. If some one is looking for ...
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Sail Date May 2010


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lulu1996

1 Review Written

Travel Tips for Spendour of the Seas

Venice: we stayed at B& B Casanova ai Tolentini the night before our cruise and again for 3 nights after the cruise. Highly recommend this B&B, rooms are large and beautifully decorated, free internet access, very ...
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Sail Date May 2010


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BucketLister

1 Review Written

Splendour-ous Vacation in the Mediterranean

GOOD The service was as great as we expected! Our attendant Germano was very friendly, he engaged us in small conversation and gave recommendations when we asked and never made us feel that he was too busy. The man ...
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Sail Date May 2010


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willsca

4 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Lifetime experience

Having made our own way to Sao Paulo, we caught up with the RCI rep at the airport and were advised when the bus transfer would commence. Although this was another hour to wait, the rep explained the choice was ...
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Sail Date March 2010


Splendour of the Seas Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04
Dining3.04
Entertainment4.03.5
Public Rooms4.04.3
Fitness Recreation4.03.8
Family4.04.6
Enrichment1.03.4
Service4.04.3
Value For Money4.03.9
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