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Radiance of the Seas Review

4.0 / 5.0
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1188 reviews
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Penny pinching by RCI and the Hawaii port authority undermined the good crew

Review for Radiance of the Seas to Transpacific
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10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: May 2017
Cabin: Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony

This was our first repositioning cruise. Wenenjoy sea days, don't get sea sick and looked forward to the 5 day voyage from Maui to Vancouver.

However, the strong head winds and cool temperatures meant the wind across the deck often exceeded 40 knots which made all outdoor activities difficult. We enjoyed the mini golf but the wind and rolling boat made it a bit of a lottery.

The problem was, the indoor activities were very limited. In particular the live music was limited to " the real time band" , an Hawaiian Duet , a piano man as regulars plus a violin/guitar duet occasionally. Weather limited live pool party music and atrium music activity was disco not live for the most part. No classical music and very little show dancing or orchestra.

Cabin Review

Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony

Cabin E1

Couch and desk so small they were unusable. Pillows tired and flat. Sheets a bit threadbare. Cleanliness excellent as was cabin attendant. Everything else standard for a 2003 ship

Port Reviews


Bus trip to park. Walked the lava tube. Visited macadamia farm on return


Flight into Jurassic Park amongst other things

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