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Splendour of the Seas
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naamaview avatar


1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Dated Ship


We sailed on this ship to celebrate my special birthday but the cruise was far from ideal, at best it was mediocre. The ship was dated, we had booked a junior suite and were informed by our agent that we had been ...
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Sail Date February 2016

Magbern avatar


1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

No more Royal Caribbean for us

Just returned from 7 night cruise departing Dubai and was very disappointed, this our 4th cruise with Royal Caribbean the last one about five years ago but oh! how standards have fallen, boarding at Dubai was ...
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Sail Date January 2016

pollyyyz avatar


2 Reviews Written

Destinations great! Ship experience not so great!

This is my third cruise on Royal and I have not been wowed until now. Every time I have travelled with Norweigian it has been an experience to remember and I have done their larger and smaller ships. The ...
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Sail Date January 2016

Shed59 avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Royal Caribbean the worst company I have ever sailed with

I have been cruising for over 20 years and my cruise with RCI is without doubt the worst I have ever been on. First the good points: the ship was clean and the staff very friendly and accommodating. The bad ...
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Sail Date December 2015

NOrabi avatar


2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

This was the worst cruise we have ever been on

This statement is based on comparisons with numerous other cruises we have enjoyed with several cruise companies including two with Royal Caribbean (although they were about ten years ago). Our latest cruises have ...
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Sail Date November 2015

HeyCulliganMan avatar


2 Reviews Written

Splendour of the Seas

Food was subpar in the main dining room, average in the windjammer cafe. However the Windjammer cafe seating area was slow at removing dirty dishes and actually wiping down tables. We had 8:30 seating in the main ...
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Sail Date October 2015

Serggo6 avatar


6 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Mortuary of the Seas

This was a family cruise with seasoned cruisers from 35 to 72. We had 4 cabins from an interior (tiny) to balcony (nice), and the nicest were the Panorama rooms (huge). Having priority boarding we literally walked ...
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Sail Date October 2015

alanmills405 avatar


3 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Old and tired ship, embarrassingly bad entertainment plus a fire on board!

This ship is old and so much of the public space is inadequate for 2000 passengers. Food is good but the bars, lounges and other public spaces just can't cope. The entertainment is poor and very amateurish. We ...
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Sail Date October 2015

gettinold avatar


20 Reviews Written

126 Helpful Votes

It's good service that makes the difference; please tell that to your crew RC.

The ship itself is in great nick considering it is being sold next year. The food was of good quality. The entertainment was OK, nothing great. However I marked this cruise down due to the extremely poor service we ...
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Sail Date September 2015

stefkrauss avatar


1 Review Written


My third day aboard now of the Splendour of the Seas, time for some remarks to share. - The internet is slow slow slow.. One day, due to "bad weather" said the guest relations, it even didn't work at all. I ...
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Sail Date August 2015

deb.curly avatar


1 Review Written

Cruising for relaxed dress code and shoppers

So to start with the transfers were all good and well organised as you would expect, food was good to very good and a lot of the staff very friendly. I am not keen on the over bearing style that some adopted but I ...
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Sail Date May 2015

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1 Review Written

Not what we expected

My husband and I were very disappointed in the Royal Caribbean cruise. We spent more to go on RC then we have on other cruises because we thought it would be a better experience and better everything. Nothing was ...
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Sail Date July 2014

cb1999 avatar


1 Review Written

7 Night Cruise from Venice & Greek Isles on Splendour of the Seas

On arrival to ship embarkation was swift and fast once aboard our cabin was not ready this was not a problem as we had packed swimgear in our bags and made our way to the pool,to our amazement the pool was closed ...
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Sail Date June 2014

Stakanovite avatar


1 Review Written

Not as good as should or could have been

Arrived at Manchester airport at 5am to absolute chaos at the Jet2 desks. Had checked in on line, so presumed it would be plain sailing ... wrong! The line stretched back almost to the doors. There was no indication ...
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Sail Date May 2014

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Longhorn Traveler

8 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

If you are South America Bound-Choose Another Cruise Line

We took back to back cruises in South America. We have traveled on over 25 cruises and these two were the worst ever! The food was terrible. There was no variety. You might as well flip a coin if you thought you ...
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Sail Date January 2014

dave1013 avatar


1 Review Written

Great staff - mediocre food - disappointment

This was my fourth cruise (wife's first) and my first with Royal Caribbean. Given the totality of our experience, I would rate the cruise 2.5 on a scale of 5. The main reason for the average score was the quality of ...
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Sail Date October 2013

dbnett avatar


2 Reviews Written

A great disappointment.

Having cruised with RCCL a couple of times before I was expecting a lot better than what we got. First the ship: Cabins are of reasonable size and have plenty of storage space, have just been refreshed with new ...
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Sail Date April 2012

ALBIRD1 avatar


1 Review Written

Great Itinerary, Lousy service

We booked this cruise because of the ports and the week my wife had off from graduate school. We have been on 4 cruise lines and previously liked RCCL for Europe. This time there was a big difference. The layout of ...
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Sail Date May 2012

toanan avatar


2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Even The Future Restoration Won't Correct Some People

I will bring out both the good parts and problems this ship has when you sail on it. Pros: 1. The ship was old but really clean. They shampooed rugs outside cabins every day. 2. The Itinerary was excellent. Venice, ...
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Sail Date May 2011

Jaxx avatar


1 Review Written

valuable tips before booking with RCCL

we have cruised Ocean Village, Thomsons, airtours and P&O - thought we'd give RCCL a go and I personally was quite excited after reading the reviews. PROs - great food, dining service excellent, good cabins ...
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Sail Date November 2009

Eve avatar


3 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Amazing Itinerary - Average Ship

Having taken over 18 cruises on various lines (5 with RCCL) I've been able to gauge expectations fairly well. This one threw me a curve ball. The itinerary was absolutely fabulous! The ship not. Built in 96, she's ...
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Sail Date June 2008

gfsmith avatar


2 Reviews Written

Splendour of the Seas - Western Caribbean

It started off really great. The staff before embarkation was wonderful. When we got on the boat lunch was served. The set up they have in the Windjammer makes everything very difficult to get to. It was like a maze ...
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Sail Date January 2006

Cathy avatar


7 Reviews Written

Splendour of the Seas - Western Caribbean

We went on a 4 night cruise leaving from Galveston. Our cruise was delayed due to a medical emergency that took place on the prior cruise. We should have boarded by 1:00pm Thursday afternoon and be sailing for ...
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Sail Date December 2006

Paula avatar


4 Reviews Written

Royal Disappointment

First let me state if you sail Royal Caribbean NEVER book your next cruise on board the ship with the Loyalty Ambassador. We made this mistake and it cost us an additional 800.00 per person. When we booked on board ...
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Sail Date March 2008

Splendour of the Seas Ratings

Public Rooms4.04.3
Fitness Recreation4.03.8
Value For Money4.03.9
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