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Rome (Civitavecchia) Star Clippers Royal Clipper Cruise Reviews

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Wonderful Italian Adventure
"We had such an amazing trip aboard the Royal Clipper! We traveled last year to Greece on Star Flyer, and immediately booked our this trip upon return. We are so happy that we did! The ship was beautiful, and..."Read More
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2-5 Cruises

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Wonderful Italian Adventure

Review for Royal Clipper to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Off2seeAlaska

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

We had such an amazing trip aboard the Royal Clipper! We traveled last year to Greece on Star Flyer, and immediately booked our this trip upon return. We are so happy that we did! The ship was beautiful, and elegant. We loved the main atrium and found that the set up for dining was preferable, to star flyer, which was extremely hot and loud once it got full. We enjoyed the food quite a ...
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Sail Date: September 2019


Sailing Eastern Caribbean

Review for Royal Clipper to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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buckdance50

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We are sailors, and Star Clipper actually spends some time under sail - we were told about 25% on our cruise. Some 'sailing' cruise ships use their sails only for photo-ops.The ship was tidy and squared away, the food excellent, and the crew lovely - with the exception of the officers. Our cabin was quite comfortable, although one sleeper was against the hull. This didn't bother us at all but ...
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Sail Date: September 2018


Amalfi Coast and Sicily Cruise

Review for Royal Clipper to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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bdellaposta

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

My family and friends took this trip to celebrate our 50th, 53rd, and 75th birthdays. The ship was wonderful. The staff were amazing. Prices for the bar were very reasonable. The ports were really beautiful and not very crowded. We did a wine tasting and Godfather tour in Sicily that was wonderful. We did the Ravello tour from the ship and that was also very beautiful. We did a Joe Bananas ...
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Sail Date: September 2018


Beautiful ship

Review for Royal Clipper to Mediterranean

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N410MP

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

This was a Bare Necessities cruise, and I can't think of a better way to spend a couple of weeks in July then cruising the Mediterranean on a beautiful ship with friendly crew and NO DRESS CODE! Only (minor )short comings were: 1) Food was good, but not excellent. Maybe I've become jaded, having recently come off a Crystal World Cruise, but I thought the food was a little better two years ...
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Sail Date: July 2017


Overpriced; 3* Ship, 1 to 2* Cruise, but 5* Priced Luxury Cabins

Review for Royal Clipper to Mediterranean

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travelbee77

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

good: - excellent service of the stuarts and very friendly service people - very friendly and urbanity Capt'n and Officers poor to absolutely inaceptable: Ship & interieur & equipment is 15 years old with year round refurbishing during the cruises! -> means: lots of noise the whole day and you get much more of it when you paid much more = for a luxury cabin. So be sure that you ...
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Sail Date: August 2015


Not What It Used To Be!

Review for Royal Clipper to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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fortyniner49

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

As this was our fourth cruise with Star Clippers it would seem obvious we were fans of this line. Unfortunately this latest experience will not encourage us to return. Yes Royal Clipper is starting to show her age but the actual sailing is still a special event. However with a cruise priced at something around £3000 per head for a grade 2 cabin the overall experience was disappointing. The ...
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Sail Date: August 2015


Luxury Authentic Experience

Review for Royal Clipper to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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Trishmc170

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

Ship was contracted out so majority of passengers were from UK. The embarkation could have been a better experience as it was very hot and we didn't see the drinks on offer in tent until it was too late. Once om board the queuing and processing of cards meant we stood in line for a long time and when they tried to take photos the uSB wouldn't work. We helped them reboot the laptop. cant fault ...
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Sail Date: July 2015


Bare Necessities

Review for Royal Clipper to Italy

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N410MP

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

This was our first clothing optional cruise, but definitely not our last. The boat was full of nothing but cheerful people. I guess it's hard to be crabby when your not wearing pants! This was truly a clothing OPTIONAL cruise. Most folks chose to take full advantage of the sun and ocean breezes, but some preferred full or partial covering and that was OK. I can't recommend the Bare ...
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Sail Date: June 2015


Disappointing

Review for Royal Clipper to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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pimento!@#$

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

The best part of the cruise was the fabulous staff. The food and the staff were wonderful. I thought we were in trouble when check was a terrible experience. All other ships had signs and staff to organize the incoming passengers. Star Clippers...nothing. Several stops at ports the tender left us at a sport and we had to figure out how to get to town. Taxis took full advantage and we were told it ...
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Sail Date: August 2014


Less a Vacation and More of A Life-Altering Experience

Review for Royal Clipper to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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msred2570

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

I'm ordering photos online to make Christmas gifts and am reliving the experience all over again. I've been on a few cruises, mainly as a child with my grandparents on big cruise lines (Alaska and Hawaii). My family likes to travel and we normally don't choose cruising because we like to spend more time in a location. We have traveled all over the world and have had some extraordinary vacations. ...
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Sail Date: August 2014

Traveled with children


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