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Royal Caribbean Adventure of the Seas First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

Royal Caribbean
Adventure of the Seas
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61 Royal Caribbean Adventure of the Seas First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

jbesch avatar


1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Every Family Member Enjoyed Our First-Ever Cruise


Many friends who are frequent cruisers recommended Royal Caribbean for our active family. My husband and I traveled with our four boys, ages 21 to 15 to Puerto Rico to board the ship. We spent the first 2 nights ...
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Sail Date July 2017

patriot4657 avatar


1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

First Cruise Ever

I am not going to give a lengthy review of what my experience was like. Instead, I will give the pros and cons as this was my very first cruise Pros: 1. Staff was very friendly (including the bartenders) I ...
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Sail Date March 2016

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Brian McDermott

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Beware of credit card fraud at San Juan port terminal.

I don't usually do reviews but here goes. The Ship itself was great, very well maintained and clean everywhere. Our Cabin maid was fantastic keeping our room clean and tidy at all times. The food was good but not ...
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Sail Date February 2016

Horo avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise for the Whole Extended Family

We went with the extended family (from grandparents to kids as young as 10) and found this to be a GREAT experience. The excursions are a must. We loved our snorkel excursion on st. Kitts -the guides made the trip ...
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Sail Date December 2015

OSUM avatar


1 Review Written

A Nice First Cruise

My husband and I went on a delayed honeymoon and enjoyed ourselves by the pool, at the game shows, watching poolside movies and at the ports of call. The Good-A fun atmosphere, and great cabin service ...
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Sail Date September 2015

Allredp avatar


1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

First Time Cruiser; Somewhat Disappointed

We booked this cruise for our honeymoon and had only heard wonderful things about RC. I am going to break down my review of this cruise experience... Cabin - we got a deluxe room with a balcony. The room was ...
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Sail Date August 2015

Southerncruiser22 avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

We had a great time!

This was my first time cruising as an adult, so I don't have anything to compare to but we had a great time. We went to an island every day except the last day was cruising. The islands were gorgeous. The shows on ...
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Sail Date July 2015

musiceast avatar


1 Review Written

Had a wonderful time; first time cruising!

The staff and service on Royal Caribbean was excellent. Our room was also extremely clean. Food was average. The my time dining food was definitely better than the buffet and our waiters very attentive. My ...
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Sail Date July 2015

pattyfortin avatar


1 Review Written

27 June 2015, Southern Caribbean

Loved the Adventure of the Seas cruise to the Southern Caribbean. Interior cabin 7521 The embarkation was painless as we booked the pre- and post-airport transfers. When we got to the dock, the line of passengers ...
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Sail Date June 2015

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1 Review Written

First time cruisers and we loved it!

Royal Caribbean 7 day cruise on Adventure of the Seas As a first time cruiser I am here to share some things we learned. The first day board the ship as early as possible and enjoy your ship. I recommend flying ...
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Sail Date April 2015

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1 Review Written

Amazing Cruise!

My dad decided that he didn't want to cruise alone, so off we went. Since this was my first cruise, I didn't know what to expect. We started in San Juan with a tour of the Bacardi Rum distillery, and if you have ...
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Sail Date November 2014

CaptainCrip avatar


1 Review Written

Northern Spain and France, 26th October

First cruise. Really impressed. There was a gastro outbreak on the previous trip which led to delays on boarding due to the captain ordering a deep clean of the ship. While the delay was frustrating I prefer ...
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Sail Date October 2014

maddymoon avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Very poor

Returned today from the france and spain cruise , the organisation on this cruise was very poor as was the entertainment , i really dont want to attend a session on how to fold a napkin correctly ! there were ques ...
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Sail Date October 2014

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freddy the fish

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

First time cruiser

First time cruise, my wife and I decided to do it this year so booked Adventure Of The Seas for the 14 nights going to Spain, Madeira, Canary islands and Portugal, first impressions of the ship were good, staff were ...
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Sail Date September 2014

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1 Review Written

No rating

First Cruise

This was the first cruise my husband and I had ever taken. We were hooked from day one. This was also our first vacation without any of our 4 children with us (we've been married 29 years.) Hard to believe we never ...
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Sail Date January 2014

willoughby12 avatar


1 Review Written

Don't know what people are complaining about.

Just got back from a 12 night cruise around the med. This was our first cruise and having read the reviews (which some were negative) didn't really know what to expect. Check in was quick and simple. Once on board ...
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Sail Date August 2014

pnwguy1j avatar


2 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Nice Cruise - It is what you make of it

I realize that everyone had certain expectations from vacation. For those who have been cruising before, it is easy to compare the service, condition of the ship, and amenities. As for myself, I have been on Disney, ...
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Sail Date April 2014

nomadic1669 avatar


1 Review Written

First Time Cruiser with 3 boys (11,9,8)

* Stateroom: We had two indoor staterooms. One for my wife & I and another for the 3 boys. I would not do an inside stateroom again. I don't like waking up with no natural light. Our stateroom was at the very front ...
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Sail Date April 2014

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1 Review Written

A Tale of Two Cruises

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times...sums up our March 23-30 cruise experience quite well. Let me preface this by saying as first time cruisers and after talking with many who have sailed on Royal ...
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Sail Date March 2014

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2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Amazing Adventure

This was our virgin cruise & we both loved it. We had this preconceived notion that in November we’d be surrounded by fossils(apologies we’re close to 50 ourselves) & were thrilled at San Juan port to discover ...
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Sail Date November 2013

johann22 avatar


3 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Another superb cruise holiday! France & Spain

Adventure of the seas Review - France and Spain 27oct - 04nov 2013 Ports of call: Southampton - Cherbourg - Vigo - Gijon - Bilbao -Southampton Embarkation: Smooth and very easy at the So’ton City terminal. ...
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Sail Date October 2013

a_d_jackson avatar


1 Review Written

Adventure on the Seas!

This is our first cruise so I write this with the caveat that we have no experience to base this on other than this cruise. We decided to go with Royal Caribbean as they seemed to address the family market well. ...
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Sail Date October 2013

Nicky0802 avatar


1 Review Written

Adventure of the Seas - First Time Cruisers

Day 1 Really smoothly, parked car in carpark and van came along and took our luggage to the ship. We took our hand luggage and suit carriers on board. This was not a problem, other than the fact we decided to tour ...
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Sail Date August 2013

moshek avatar


2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

A new adventure

We travelled as a family of 4, myself , husband and two teenage sons 13 and 15. We were first time cruisers and loved our experience. Personally I have never relaxed so much on holiday before (possibly because I ...
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Sail Date July 2013

hebbie67 avatar


1 Review Written

First Time Cruisers review RCI Adventure of the Seas 21 Jul 13

Having spent hours scouring Cruise Critic for tips & hints prior to our first cruise, heres our post cruise contribution no apologies for the length as Ive tried to cover everything Id want to know as a cruise ...
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Sail Date July 2013

Adventure of the Seas Ratings

Public Rooms5.04.3
Fitness Recreation5.04.1
Value For Money4.03.9
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