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New Orleans to the Western Caribbean Royal Caribbean Cruise Reviews

Royal Caribbean
Ship
Western Caribbean
New Orleans

Traveler rating

Excellent

145

Very Good

58

Average

26

Poor

9

Terrible

4

Cruise type

247 New Orleans to the Western Caribbean Royal Caribbean Cruise Reviews


Mariaanderson avatar

Mariaanderson

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Terrible disappointment

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We were terribly disappointed in this cruise. It's the fourth ruise overall for me, my second on Royal Caribbean. But it was the first cruise for my friend, and based on our experience, she says she will never ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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cruisecluestoo

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great cruise bad food and casino

We chose this cruise because we like smaller ships. It was a great ship to get around .I liked seeing the same people around the ship... I didn't think it was in as bad shape as I had been reading. It wasn't new but ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Fast Alongside

43 Reviews Written

131 Helpful Votes

Vision Not 20-20

I have been on this ship many times and have always considered it one of my favorite smaller ships in the line. However things seemed to have changed a bit in the last year or so. This trip consisted of two one ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Pancha Villa

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Smaller ship than usual but still loads of fun!

Had wanted to cruise out of New Orleans forever so once this particular cruise became available I reserved my cabin at best price immediately. The trip on the Mississippi River is quite rough, in fact the first 24 ...
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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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gardengal68

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Fabulous mother/daughter cruise out of New Orleans

We chose this cruise for two reasons. We wanted to visit New Orleans and the price was phenomenal! Embarkation was fast and easy, being the only ship in town that day. I agree that the ship is a bit dated and has ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Ginniandwillie

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great service and lots of space

We are Platinum with Carnival but decided to join friends who were taking a trip on the Vision. We were a little skeptical about being newbies on Royal and selecting an older, smaller ship on top of that, but we ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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lpaulow

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Not bad

Got to New Orleans port at 9:30, they didn’t start letting guests start checking in with cruise staff til 10. I believe we were on the ship by 11:30 (we are not diamond club, just first time on royal). If you ...
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Sail Date February 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


Joan W avatar

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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blonde polack

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Super Small boat dedicated to people in their 80s or older.

Our original cruise itinerary was changed via Royal Caribbean cuz they decided to take our boat out of service for maintenance. Left with no choice due to the dates we had locked in we were forced to pick this boat. ...
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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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Valley Boy

6 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Christmas Cruise

This was our first Christmas Cruise and it was a fantastic time. We spent three nights in New Orleans, the city is amazing, The southern hospitality and the music makes it a must visit place. We boarded the ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Solaster Dawsoni

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Smokers Boat

The boat was smaller and much older than expected, ceiling ripped around the pool sitting area, can lights falling out in the dining room, most windows in the adult pool area are all corroded with salt buildup and ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Buzzbea

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Make New Friends

My husband and I celebrated our 40th wedding anniversary on Vision. We chose it for two reasons. We wanted to spend a day or two in New Orleans so we looked for a ship leaving from that port. We also wanted to be ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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HazeGray

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Excellent service

This was our second cruise on the Vision, our last was in 2006. Our check-in at the Port of New Orleans was smooth and efficient. Although the ship is on of the smallest in the fleet, we did not find our selves ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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LoloS

4 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Worst Cruise Ever

I was so excited about Royal Caribbean bringing a cruise ship back to New Orleans that I booked 3 cruises for the short time the ship will be here. I want Royal to do well so they will bring a better ship here in ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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EmeraldCoastCruisers

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Beautiful Ship, but boring and dining experience mediocre.

We chose this cruise as it was the first for Royal leaving from New Orleans after years of being gone. We were excited to be back on a Royal cruise. No cruise is a bad cruise, BUT this ship was quite boring. ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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vidmanpk

4 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Just another RC cruise, the good and bad

Susie and I chose this cruise as her birthday celebration. From the beginning and throughout the cruise we dealt with some of the best of cruising and some of the worst. We flew in (Southwest Airlines) day of ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Gertsf56

2 Reviews Written

New Orleans Serenade Cruise 2/14/2015

We are loyal Royal Caribbean customers. This was our 8th cruise. The Serenade is a smaller ship than we use to and we sailed out of New Orleans. Our Cabin was great. This was our first experience with a balcony ...
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Sail Date February 2015


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thecatwedding

2 Reviews Written

Honeymooner's First Cruise

We went on our first cruise for our honeymoon. We loved our experience on Serenade of the Seas. Our room was an interior room on the 2nd level, 2005. The cruise director was great and for the most part there was ...
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Sail Date March 2015


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thecatwedding

2 Reviews Written

Honeymooner's First Cruise

We went on our first cruise for our honeymoon. We loved our experience on Serenade of the Seas. Our room was an interior room on the 2nd level, 2005. The cruise director was great and for the most part there was ...
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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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Raxter54

2 Reviews Written

A Quick Cruise Review

We are back from our cruise on the Serenade of the Seas. This was our first ever cruise, and we really enjoyed the experience. I've broken the review down into segments concerning different aspects of the cruise. ...
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Sail Date February 2015


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