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Cruise Line
Splendour of the Seas
Destination
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

167

Very Good

127

Average

52

Poor

24

Terrible

10

Cruise type

52


Skindiver65 avatar

Skindiver65

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Not My Cruiseline of Choice

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The good things about this ship: Room is of good size with plenty of sorage space. We were lucky to choose a balcony at the very back of the ship with enough space for a table, 3 sitting chairs and two lounge ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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Maggienum

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Splendour Indeed!!!

This review is only about the ship as that is all we booked, love going away over the new year to a warmer climate so this cruise seemed ideal. We arrived at the cruise terminal along with a lot of fellow ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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vErLi

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Ok cruise, but that's about it.

We were cruising as a family with young kids. We were expecting sun, good food, relaxing time at the pool and of course some new cities to see. This time we almost got all that we wanted -that isn't so great as NCL, ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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MsPoppadom

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Splendour on the Rocky Seas

We'd had a fab cruise on Eastern Med with Celebrity Silhouette in 2014 so jumped at the opportunity of repeating some of those fab ports with Royal Caribbean's Splendour in late Nov 2015, before it sailed off to ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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scotjos

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Faded Glory with Organisational Issues

First cruise with Royal Caribbean and on this experience not keen to return. Embarcation was ok for us as we were early though it took some time for luggage to arrive The ship is a good size but we had plumbing ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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mtnestinmd

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

So-So Splendour

Having completed this itinerary two years ago on the Serenade of the Seas, I had high expectations of this reprise, and headed a small travel group of 10. Overall, the group had a good time, but Splendour cannot be ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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PaulandJean

1 Review Written

Enjoyable But Could Have Been Better

We booked with Virgin, so two nights in a hotel The Hilton Ras Al Kahimah which was a great way to start a holiday. On arrival at the port terminal we were greeted by long queues, in fact we queued for an hour ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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Middugk

2 Reviews Written

7th Cruise

This was our seventh cruise, second with RCI. We had done this cruise before, but on Brilliance of the Seas. We booked everything through a cruise agent and was very happy. We departed from Birmingham on an ...
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Sail Date January 2016


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antony p

1 Review Written

Could be described as tacky in the true sense of the word!

This just about scrapes an average but is more like a 2.5 star out of 5 as there is a big difference between poor & average. Boarding was very quick & straightforward which is not always the case when you start ...
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Sail Date January 2016


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houseflag

11 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Second Trip with Royal Caribbean

Dubai Airport , 300 passengers going through passport control in lines was slow mainly due to the fact staff leaving their booths for a walk about . A private taxi collected us from Dubai Airport and ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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AStoney

1 Review Written

Cruise Venice to Dubai

Started the cruise after a 4night stay in Mestre Venice embarkation excellent balcony cabin midship on deck 6 plenty of hanging space but no drawers or shelves for clothes. Drinks expensive so took a package for one ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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Golden Child

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Suez Canal cruise; be aware of impact of pirate precautions.

We were a large party who sailed from Venice to Dubai on the Splendour of the Seas, a ship soon to be sold by RCI. I was a bit apprehensive given that the ship was 20 years old (despite a recent re-fit) as my ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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Flossy77

1 Review Written

Didn't live up to the name Splendour.

I have recently returned from a cruise to Oman & the UAE on Splendour of the Seas. I would start by saying that my previous cruise experiences have been on Norwegian and I much prefer their freestyle mantra. While ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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lwdcourt

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great, but not as great as could have been.

We've cruised with RCI now for a number of years and generally like the cruise line. This particular cruise was a bit of a mixed bag! The good.... For an older ship about to be sold we were pleasantly ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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Racanamicable

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Royal Caribbean ....budget cruise line now ?

As a quick summary it seems that royal Caribbean is becoming more of a budget cruise line when it comes to food ...our last cruise was thomson , ..there was lobster on the menu...on royal Caribbean it was a ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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spottydog42

1 Review Written

Our First Cruise

We were very taken aback by what we felt was the 'hard sell' policy of the company. As it was our first cruise we felt we should attend the initial briefing meeting, however after a few general points the whole ...
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Sail Date September 2015


Molly29 avatar

Molly29

1 Review Written

Some Good, Some Bad

Day 1: Boarded the ship and there was a strong smell of damp on deck 2. Day 1 & 2: Sewage smell in the corridor outside our stateroom 2541. Day 5 & 6: Had to call maintenance to deal with plumbing issues. No ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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pwhedd

1 Review Written

Disappointed

Just back from a 6 night cruise on Royal Caribbeans Splendour of the Seas. We are seasoned travelers; but this is the first cruise we have been on. One word disappointed. The ship is tired and in need of ...
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Sail Date July 2015


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gautengusa

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Average Cruise

Overall we were rather disapointed with the below average Cabin we had constant issues with the toilet and AC and for three its just not a good idea. We were rather surprised at the changes in things like coffee. A ...
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Sail Date June 2015


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marcb71a

5 Reviews Written

RCL stock price has doubled over the past year, and cost cutting is why.

This was my fourth RCL cruise and I saw huge drops in all areas for quality. First we waited over 2 hours to check in in Boston. Having checked in there with Holland America I could see they only hired 50% of the ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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Megan1604

1 Review Written

Disappointing

We have sailed with RCI a number of times, normally on the larger ships. We decided to try the Splender of the Seas because of the itinerary, despite it being much smaller than we were used to. What a disappointment ...
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Sail Date October 2014


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MADMANOR

1 Review Written

Disappointment of the seas

Booked a fly cruise and my companion has walking difficulties.The airport assistance was fantastic. Boarding Royal Carribbean was not easy as there was no assistance at the port. Throughout the cruise the staff were ...
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Sail Date August 2014


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FRANKLYBETTER

1 Review Written

BAD

This is my eighth sailing on Royal Caribbean and the worst ever. Let me start by saying the cabin attendant, guest relations staff and wait staff were all excellent. The food was good but not great. Even though the ...
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Sail Date November 2013


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Opie Wan Kenopie

1 Review Written

Ports were great cruise not a WOW

Our Cabin was great but our attendant was just barely marginal. He barely showed any interest in our experience aboard. He was even barely capable of faking the little interest he showed. I know that service is a ...
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Sail Date November 2013


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peteukmcr

12 Reviews Written

40 Helpful Votes

Splendour of the Seas - 7 night Greek isles cruise

Firstly let me say this is our first time on a Vision class ship, and most recently we sailed on Allure of the Seas, so this was going to be a big change (or small if you look at the size of Splendour in relation to ...
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Sail Date October 2013


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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