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Mexican Riviera Radiance of the Seas Mexican Riviera Cruise Reviews

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Average Joe
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

I would never have thought I would be writing a review on a site like this, but I can't let this go by. I took my wife and our 2 teenagers on a Spring Break, Easter cruise on the Radiance of the Sea. I have been a huge fan of Royal Caribbean and have booked away from other cruise lines. I have always told family and friends just how much I have enjoyed Royal Caribbean on past cruises. Never again! ...
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Sail Date: April 2011

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony

Traveled with children


Royal Caribbean Sinks

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Happy Flyer
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

Imagine that you're returning from a lovely excursion in Cozumel and upon reentry to your cruise ship, your sea pass causes the crew-member to utter the scary phrase "You need to report to Guest Services immediately."This happened to me aboard Radiance of the Seas on Saturday, April 23rd. While relieved to hear that I wasn't flagged because of a death in the family, I was forced to process ...
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Sail Date: April 2011

Cabin Type: Two Bedroom Suite

Traveled with children


Relaxing and wonderful experience on the Radiance....

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Nola985
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

Our group of 4 drove to Tampa from New Orleans. Looking back we should have flown but we still enjoyed the drive over. Finding the terminal was a bit challenging. For some strange reason Terminal 2 has quite a large sign. So here we are looking for a similar sign for Terminal 3- none exists (at least that we could find). After a second wrap, I spotted a smaller green sign pointing out Terminal 3. ...
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Sail Date: March 2011

Cabin Type: Large Ocean View Stateroom

Traveled with children


An excellent short cruise

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padrek
First Time Cruiser • Age 80s

After a flight to TPA I had an excellent, quick RCI transfer to Radiance - the lead ship of the excellent Radiance class. Quick walk aboard embarkation at about 1230, found that my Diamond Plus table reservation had been honored, ate the usual, not very good, RCI embarkation lunch in a crowded Windjammer Buffet. Room available at 130 pm., small, only 179 sq.ft, with balcony. A quick and almost ...
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Sail Date: February 2011

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


Radiance of the Seas, Halloween 2010

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cruisecritic1957
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This is our 3rd cruise this year, and thankfully our last till 2011 (Princess, Disney, Royal Caribbean International). Is there such a thing as taking too much time off? This review is going to be a bit of a nitpicker I'm afraid. I've been on too many different lines this year not to notice the differences between them. RCI, here's a biggie for us. Have you become a budget cruise line? This is ...
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Sail Date: October 2010

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


Loud bird sounds in the solarium.

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kept
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

May 3, 2010 Radiance of the Seas, 5 nights R/T San Diego to Ensenada and Cabo San Lucas. Onboard this cruise was me 44, and my daughter 4. I just made diamond. Check in: Check in went fine. We took the train down to San Diego and walked to the pier. See my review of October 17th cruise for train details. Cabin: We got upgraded to regular balcony #1524. This cabin is on deck 10 the starboard ...
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Sail Date: May 2010

Traveled with children


Radiance of the Seas - Mexican Riviera

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styles27
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

My husband and I spent 2 nights at the Catamaran Resort and Spa in San Diego prior to our sailing. The hotel was nice. It's located in the Mission Bay area of San Diego, about 20 minutes from the pier. San Diego is a wonderful city, we absolutely loved everything about it and hope to return there someday. Embarkation: Very quick and easy. We arrived at the pier about noon and were on the ship ...
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Sail Date: May 2010

Cabin Type: Superior Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


Radiant, but Too Short!!

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azbarbu
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

My partner decided to take a short 5 night Mexican cruise in conjunction with a conference I had in San Diego. All in all, the cruise exceeded our expectations. We had sailed on Carnival twice before (Elation and Legend), and Royal Caribbean's Radiance of the Seas was a step above. The embarkation was very smooth. Royal Caribbean will send you your baggage straps by mail, via their "Check-In" ...
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Sail Date: May 2010

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


DEFERRED 25TH ANNIVERSAY CRUISE

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Former Diver
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

This was our 7th cruise with Royal Caribbean and our first to the Mexican Riviera. We had planned to celebrate our anniversary in January but in the end chose to delay a cruise until the spring. The price and itinerary made this especially attractive. We had been to San Diego a couple of times before, including for our honeymoon 25 years ago. We have noticed a lot of changes since then. We think ...
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Sail Date: April 2010

Cabin Type: Superior Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


Wonderful Cruise with a nice ship and no problems

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coolK
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

First, sorry for my bad english. I can not use the same words to descript this review as detailed like others do. This cruise was our 4. cruise (Royal, Carnival and Costa). We enjoyed the cruise very well. We started in San Diego where the embarking was very fast. We stayed at the pier at 11.30 h a.m. an on bord a half hour later. Our stateroom was allready at 2 p.m. after we had lunch. We had a ...
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Sail Date: April 2010

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


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