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Not My Cruiseline of Choice

Review for Splendour of the Seas to Middle East

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Skindiver65

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

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 chairs. The Chops Grill on this ship was my best dining venue on all my cruiselines and I've taken mostly more upscale than This one. Should I end up on another RCCL voyage And it's at ...
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Sail Date: March 2016

Cabin Type: Large Ocean View Stateroom

Traveled with disabled person


Ok cruise, but that's about it.

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vErLi

2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

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, with as old ship, managed to provide us earlier everything expected, and even more! Main feeling we got, was that for some reason, organization lacks communication; there was lot's ...
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Sail Date: February 2016

Cabin Type: Large Ocean View Stateroom

Traveled with children


Faded Glory with Organisational Issues

Review for Splendour of the Seas to Middle East

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scotjos

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

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 problems in our shower and found our cabin]which had a balcony to be very basic in its furnishing and tight in space. Assumed that since it has been sold there has been little outlay in ...
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Sail Date: February 2016


Enjoyable But Could Have Been Better

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PaulandJean

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

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 and a half, not a good start. However once aboard we found our cabin reasonably spacious, okay it was a bit larger than expected but not at all bad size wise and very clean with plenty ...
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Sail Date: February 2016

Cabin Type: Large Ocean View Stateroom


So-So Splendour

Review for Splendour of the Seas to Africa

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mtnestinmd

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

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 fully credited for this outcome. The Good Embarkation: Check-in at 11:30am was quick, smooth, and well-organized. Having read all the materials,we were prepared to surrender ...
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Sail Date: February 2016

Cabin Type: Junior Suite


7th Cruise

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Middugk

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

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 Emirates flight EK38 on the Sunday evening at 20.25. Be aware as last time we experienced poor service from cabin crew. It almost seems like they cannot be bothered on this flight. ...
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Sail Date: January 2016

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


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

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antony p

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

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 your holiday. The ship is in my option looking a bit tired & jaded, the staff are very attentive & the food in the windjammer is very good as it always is on Royal Caribbean ships, ...
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Sail Date: January 2016

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom


Splendour Indeed!!!

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Maggienum

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

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 cruisers, check in was smooth but we were told to wait until the ship was ready for us (cabins need cleaning). There's not an awful lot at the cruise terminal so sat around waiting at least ...
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Sail Date: December 2015

Cabin Type: Large Ocean View Stateroom


Second Trip with Royal Caribbean

Review for Splendour of the Seas to Middle East

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houseflag

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

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 transported us to Dubai cruise terminal ( have proof of your booking handy to get through port security gate) at terminal building met by porters who are eager to take your luggage inside for ...
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Sail Date: December 2015

Cabin Type: Large Ocean View Stateroom


Didn't live up to the name Splendour.

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Flossy77

2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

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 a small ship I though overall for it's age Splendour of the Seas looked in good condition in the public areas though I felt that in the lesser traffic areas (like the corridors and ...
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Sail Date: December 2015


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