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Alaska Radiance of the Seas Alaska Cruise Reviews

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Great Itinerary - Food and Entertainment just ok
"I cruised this ship for the itinerary and also wanted to try Royal Caribbean for a change. I have been on a short RCCL cruise on a newer ship, and I knew this was an older smaller ship. The ship itself while..."Read More
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Alaska 12 day trip

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heronheron

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We like Royal Caribbean cruise line and this specific trip included all the things we wanted to see and do. The excursions we took we fantastic especially the white water rafting in Juneau. Suspension bridge and train in Skagway was also excellent. Saw some whales on our excursion at Icy Strait and the excursion-"Lighthouse Totem Poles and Eagles" in Kitchikan was lots of fun especially when one ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Royal Caribbean is our preferred cruise line.

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kekocat

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

Arrived one day early in Vancouver. (Make sure you use a no foreign trans. fee credit card. (USA exchange rate automatically calculated.) Took the taxi (2 couples) and fare was $30.00 US currency to Blue Horizon Hotel. Boarding was fairly quick but did involve a lot of walking, but there were no long lines. Only did the dining room once and had no complaints. Regarding formal night - not everyone ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


Great Itinerary - Food and Entertainment just ok

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itsme_jj

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

I cruised this ship for the itinerary and also wanted to try Royal Caribbean for a change. I have been on a short RCCL cruise on a newer ship, and I knew this was an older smaller ship. The ship itself while worn, was very nice with alot of beautiful windows making it perfect for Alaska. The room attendant was amazing, the general service of the bar staff was great. The LIDO/Windjammer was ...
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Sail Date: August 2019


Wow, a great Cruise; meeting bucket list expectations

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matthewthamm

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

My wife started her cancer treatments on 1 August 2018. I told her that she would be done with her treatments and well enough by next year. I booked the trip with a the 2 Aug 2019 sailing (we left the house on 1 Aug 2019). We made it!! We flew into Anchorage with a connection through Atlanta, and straight on to ACH.The flight from from ATL made for a looooong day (7 hours to Anchorage). The ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: Spacious Ocean View Balcony


Forget Royal Caribbean Cruise line

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lmayers

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We went with our daughter and her family on this Alaska cruise. Alaska was wonderful, Royal Caribbean was terrible. We have traveled on many cruises, but this was our first Royal Caribbean cruise (and Last). Royal Caribbean does their remodeling during their active cruise trips. Shocking! The carpet in our hall was torn out and replaced with new carpet. The carpet and the glue smell was so toxic ...
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Sail Date: July 2019

Cabin Type: Spacious Ocean View Balcony

Traveled with children


Loved Alaska, but not Royal Caribbean

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ricalsamb

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

Cheap, cheap, cheap! If you want even bottled water, pay up! You can buy different drink packages ranging from about $12-$70/day per person. If you don't, you can have water, tea, lemonade, or coffee. When disembarking on land excursions, there was a cruise employee offering bottles of water......but only if you paid extra for that package. When we were viewing Hubbard Glacier from the stern of ...
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Sail Date: July 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Worst cruise ever

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Julie69

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

This was the first and last cruise I will do with Royal Caribbean. On formal nights very few dressed up mostly people just dressed in jeans and hoodies, one person looked like she had just come from the gym in her workout clothes. We did My Dining, big mistake. I have done a similar dining on other cruise lines and it was a lot better than this ship. My advise do not do My Dining go for the set ...
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Sail Date: June 2019

Cabin Type: Spacious Ocean View


Excellence at Sea

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Nananinas

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

Really like Royal Caribean, only natural to go with what you know. From the moment we entered the ship we were showered with attention, service, courtesy to say the least, our luggage were taken to our cabins right away, we felt like we owned the ship. Food was amazing as well as service throughout, you were greated with a very cute frase WASHI WASHI, quite cute, it became my grandsons ...
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Sail Date: June 2019

Cabin Type: Interior

Traveled with children


We did 1-2 excursions at every port. They were excellent

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GHD278

2-5 Cruises

Age 30s

Overall, the trip was great. I'm going to talk less about the excursions (which was awesome), and more about the ship. The cabin was nice. Super small, even for a single person. I had a balcony which was nice as I was able to sleep with the door open for some nice Alaskan air. Service on the ship was spectacular as well. Big shoutout to Vasile (guest services) and the bartenders at Quill and ...
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Sail Date: June 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


Very good with a few mis-steps

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Uncle Al95670

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

Pros: Almost everything Cons: (listed below...) luggage handling, and a couple of technical issues. We were EXTREMELY happy with our recent Alaska cruise on Radiance of the seas. We did the 3 day Denali land tour before the cruise, which was absolutely amazing with the scenery. The hotels picked for us were amazing and very comfortable. Our tour guide was very friendly, ...
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Sail Date: June 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


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