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Royal Caribbean Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises from New Orleans

Royal Caribbean
Ship
Destination
New Orleans

Traveler rating

Excellent

48

Very Good

23

Average

13

Poor

9

Terrible

4

Cruise type

Family Cruises

99

Romantic Cruises

22

Senior Cruises

19

First-Time Cruisers

18

Holiday Cruises

12

99 Royal Caribbean Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises from New Orleans


Miley_mako avatar

Miley_mako

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Not for couples in their 20-30s

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Just to forewarn this is mainly all a negative comment Lol. This ship is the 3rd smallest in the fleet, and built in the 90s. Boarding was not very smooth for us. Royal Caribbean never sent me any emails or a ...
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Sail Date February 2020


TishP avatar

TishP

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Staff issues, limited activities

I'll start off by warning you this is a detailed review of our experience so far, on Majesty of the seas and we have only been in the ship a couple nights..hoping it turns around. The Royal Caribbean parking and ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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olderbutbetter

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Old ship not very accessible friendly

Just returning from 7 days on the majesty of the Sea out of New Orleans. Brought my sister in law with us who had never been on a cruise. It was not the best Impression for a newbie. Beyond RCC control the ship ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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jlcarter1975

3 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great 7 nights out of NOLA

This was a small ship with great staff and activities. Steve, the cruise director, was easy to understand and added energy to the events. There were two comedians and a juggler in addition to the singers and ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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ameliasmom

3 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Very Relaxed Cruise

The ship was very dated but overall clean and well-kept. Most of the staff was very friendly and personable. Our room stewart, Clover, was amazing and really made us feel at home. The Guest Services staff needed ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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rrtexascruiser

4 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Low crowds, but...

We chose this ship to sample the smaller ship. We also have never been to New Orleans, so we spent a few pre-cruise days exploring NOLA. We got a pretty good deal and was happy to sacrifice lack of “active” ...
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Sail Date February 2019


bankster avatar

bankster

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Barely worth it for a cheap cruise

Overall, this ship was flat out boring. There is no entertainment besides trivia, lame shows, and seminars for the purpose of selling something. The ride through the Mississippi and gulf was extremely bumpy a couple ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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tshutterbug26

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Maybe too small for anyone that gets seasick...

Our daughter booked this cruise for her family, which included a 6 year old, 4 year old, and a 14 month old. We found an interior room a few doors down last minute so we booked our cruise to join them. I knew ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Joan W

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

First time on Vision, not first time cruiser

We loved Vision of the Seas. We’ve sailed on Oasis and although it has more things, we loved the friendliness of the other guests, the staff, the cleanliness and the ability to find things to do on the ship much ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Vissara

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great staff, mediocre everything else

This cruise was a severe disappointment. The ship itself is ill designed, with no place that is peaceful or quiet. The food in Aquarius ran from mediocre most of the time to a few nearly inedible desserts. Trying ...
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Sail Date January 2019


SRBell avatar

SRBell

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great for First Time Cruisers

We wanted to try cruising without all the fuss of a larger ship. The Vision of the Seas was a lovely ship with a great crew! We easily were able to navigate and figure out where everything was. The Masquerade ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Kcdaugherty

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Nice smaller, older ship

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary, which was to include CocoCay, Bahamas, and Key West. We have been to the Bahamas, but were eager to see CocoCay and revisit Key West. Unfortunately, CocoCay wasn't ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Chocolateislife

1 Review Written

Wonderful Service but Not a Lot to Do

We traveled the week before Christmas with our two kids 10 & 13. We had a wonderful time because that is what we made it! Though there were some cons, we figure life is what you make it. Pros: Service. ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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cruz2wife

4 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Cruise

I chose this cruise because RCCL has not sailed from New Orleans in many years. Was very happy to see them back as it is only hours from home. Embarkation went fairly smoothly. They needed more people to manage ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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mscjn2

3 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

The staff were wonderful, but didn't like the ship.

We chose this ship because friends were sailing on this ship at this time. We ended up being on different floors, not what we expected. The ship only had one dining room and seemed to lack the amenities that other ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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70Superbee

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Great 1st Cruise with 19 & 21 yr old kids on Serenade of the Seas

This was our first cruise and was with 2 kids age 19 and 21, my wife and i are in our early 50's We were on Serenade of the Seas March 7, 2015 week. 2 rooms at front of ship deck 9 Left New Orleans for Key ...
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Sail Date March 2015


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Slidell_Cruiser

4 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Family Vacay and a great time.

After reading several opines on this trip I decided to add my humble one also. We ere 7 adults and 4 children, RC experience range from Diamond Plus for PaPa and Grandma to RC newbies, with a few Disney cruises ...
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Sail Date April 2015


emsouter avatar

emsouter

2 Reviews Written

Excellent time for both kids and adults!

This was my second cruise, the first one was for my 1st anniversary 12 years ago, and now this one with my husband and the kids (ages 10 & 8). I was a bit reluctant at first with the thought of being confined to a ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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jacsdan

3 Reviews Written

Quick Getaway

Having just returned from 7 nights on the Serenade of the Seas, there are a few areas that could use improvements. This was my first experience with " my time dining" and proved out to work well. We were able to ...
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Sail Date March 2015


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Cruise Lover!!!

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Nice but not wowed

Let me start by saying this is my 4 cruise. We've done 2 with Royal & 2 with Carnival. My husband and I are in our early 30's. Overall the ship was very nice. Our cabin was larger then most other ships I had ...
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Sail Date March 2015


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nolafun985

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

We had a great first cruise on Serenade

Hi! We just returned from the 3-28 to 4-4 Western Caribbean sailing on Serenade of the Seas out of New Orleans. We are still newbies, but I thought I’d post our experiences in case it helps anyone else. Prior ...
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Sail Date March 2015


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Shooshoo

7 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

ANOTHER GREAT VOYAGE ON THE SERENADE

We cruised out of New Orleans on March 14th, 2015. We arrived in New Orleans a day early and stayed at the Hyatt across from the Convention Center. We parked our car at the Fulton Garage right next door. If you book ...
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Sail Date March 2015


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CruiserPICC

1 Review Written

Serenade of the Seas - SHIP OF ‘NO’

First, I would like to say this is my first review on any travel site ever on any subject. We are a family of 4 (kids - 12 and 7). This was our second time cruising. Our first cruise was last year aboard the ...
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Sail Date March 2015


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tricialowe

1 Review Written

Royal Caribbean Cruise

Pros: Sleeping rooms were better than I expected. Service was amazing RC is very organized with embarking the ships and clearly communicated the schedules and timing. Nice cruise for older people RC was very ...
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Sail Date February 2014


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preachergirl13

1 Review Written

Disappointed

This was my 4th cruise, my first with Royal Caribbean. I had high expectations because of the rave reviews I had received of Royal Caribbean. I know traveling in February would not be a typical "family" crowd but ...
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Sail Date February 2015


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