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Royal Caribbean Allure of the Seas Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises to Europe - Western Mediterranean

Royal Caribbean
Allure of the Seas
Western Mediterranean
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

13

Very Good

16

Average

9

Poor

3

Terrible

1

Cruise type

Family Cruises

42

Romantic Cruises

17

First-Time Cruisers

10

Senior Cruises

7

Cruises for the Disabled

4

42 Royal Caribbean Allure of the Seas Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises to Europe - Western Mediterranean


JMax513 avatar

JMax513

2 Reviews Written

37 Helpful Votes

Great experience but this ship was made for the Caribbean

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If you're looking for a modern ship with every amenity imaginable look no further. Royal Caribbean certainly outdid themselves with the Oasis class of ships. A ship this size begs the question, is it possible for a ...
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Sail Date July 2015


Tariqma avatar

Tariqma

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Amazing Ship and Very Good Company

De luxe ship , huge , full of activities , entertainment . Reasturants , theaters , no shaking , no nausea or sea sickness, very clean , good decoration , excellent service team. Some luxury food was absent such ...
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Sail Date July 2015


kilkenny avatar

kilkenny

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Floating Mall

This ship is way too big and carries too many people. We did the western European cruise so every day there were five to six thousand people attempting to have breakfast at 7 am in order to make their tours. The ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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Moniquethomas

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Western Europe med, Excelllent

Embarkation was the fastest and easiest ever! The logistic of this ship is amazing. The shows are very high quality. Don't miss Mamma Mia's show. This Cruise has 5 ports of call. Naples, Italy: close to the ...
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Sail Date October 2015


antonia80 avatar

antonia80

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Not the Best Cruise

the ship was much the same as the Oasis of the seas, with one major difference, the staff were not friendly. the check in staff at the port were very friendly and were most efficient, we got through no problem. our ...
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Sail Date October 2015


lizmit avatar

lizmit

9 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Overrun by purple shirts.

Shame on Royal Caribbean! This was my 3rd time on Allure, I'd done a back to back 4 years ago during spring break with a sold out ship and it was nowhere near as messed up as this cruise was. A company ...
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Sail Date October 2015


erikalynn avatar

erikalynn

1 Review Written

Giant corporate group ruined cruise.

As an experienced traveller, I was looking forward to my first RC cruise. There were definitely positives, but also a few large negatives. Food - good selection, no complaints. Not excellent food but definitely ...
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Sail Date October 2015


SpainAlien avatar

SpainAlien

1 Review Written

Nice Ship; Very Basic Cabin; Cruise Director Not the Best

This ship is certainly big and there are so many beautiful features to see. The shows are brilliant particularly Mamma Mia but the Ice Games show and the Aqua Show were also brilliant. The food was a little below ...
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Sail Date September 2015


janrey1234 avatar

janrey1234

1 Review Written

Great Cruise

Day 1 arrive at port about 10:30 after hunting for a cab from hotel (Hotel Universal)...not a usual issue but there was a parade that closed the street in front of the hotel. Fastest check in ever. Arrived in cab ...
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Sail Date September 2015


carlosuru74 avatar

carlosuru74

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Horrible Service!!

We just come back from 7 days (East Mediterranean sea) dirty ship and cabin bathroom, understaffed all the time, image a lane of 40 people to get a mediocre dinner, lunch or breakfast at windjagger, always the same ...
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Sail Date August 2015


Kanin avatar

Kanin

4 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Beautiful, but Too Big to Handle

We travelled from within Spain by car to Barceleona the day before we were due to sail. Parked in the World Trade Centre Car Park, using their cruise parking deal, and stayed in the hote located above it - the ...
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Sail Date August 2015


mystic imp avatar

mystic imp

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Disappointing

I felt that this cruise was very impersonal and that the objective appeared to be to get me to constantly spend more money, despite having an inferior service and facilities than previously. I was also very ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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Madam Butterfly Ahoy

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Fantastic experience but a lot of hidden costs

With a family of 8 we booked the OS and 2 Ocean View D4 rooms. Kids room service is limited,they made mac & cheese only because Mum was in the OS they told me,otherwise std pizzas,nuggets etc. there is no proper ...
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Sail Date August 2015


snickpen avatar

snickpen

1 Review Written

Wonderful European Cruise

My wife and I just completed our European cruise on August 20th, 2015. We had a great time! The Allure of the Seas is a huge ship with over 5,000 guests but it never seemed crowded. The food was the best that we ...
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Sail Date August 2015


igrsod avatar

igrsod

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

First time cruisers, had a wonderful time.

My 18 year old daughter and I just got back from our cruise on the Allure of the Seas. The ship is big, but it never felt overwhelming to us. We loved all the interactive signs to help you get around easily. ...
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Sail Date August 2015


mdfrance avatar

mdfrance

1 Review Written

Wonderful Ship - Okay to Bad on Excursions

This was our family's first cruise. We went because we wanted to give our kids a sampling of Europe and a cruise was a good way to easily hit a lot of locations. Overall we were very happy with the trip and it was ...
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Sail Date August 2015


redbrickbarbie avatar

redbrickbarbie

3 Reviews Written

Bigger, not Necessarily Better

After eight cruises & three previous RCI cruises, we though we'd try the really big ship! Overall the facilities, cabins, pool areas, restaurants, boardwalk, promenade etc have a similar feel & style to ...
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Sail Date August 2015


sparky166 avatar

sparky166

3 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Beautiful ship, But...

We stayed the first night in Barcelona and that was great from strolling on the La Ramblas to dining under the stars at one of the many beach restaurants, it was so relaxing and prepared us for the next day ready ...
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Sail Date July 2015


cruiserpm5 avatar

cruiserpm5

1 Review Written

Excellent Experience for a First Time Cruiser

Having heard so much from family ad friends, we got a good deal and decided to have a shot at this cruising experience. The ship is huge! With 5000 people on board, its amazing how good the dining staff are and ...
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Sail Date July 2015


kessepha avatar

kessepha

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Well, that was interesting.

Now that I'm back home I can describe this as a comedy of errors, but at the time it felt like an utter fiasco. Our adventures begin at the Port of Barcelona, which really was about the worst port experience ...
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Sail Date July 2015


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LA Cruise Lover

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Good For What It Is

I have been cruising since 1980 with several cruise lines. This is my third cruise with Royal Caribbean. I knew going into this cruise that with Royal Caribbean you expect a good price, and they will do the up ...
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Sail Date July 2015


readytogo155 avatar

readytogo155

1 Review Written

Perfect for What We Needed

This was our second cruise (first on RCCL). We were pleased with our cabins (11633 and 11631). We had the partition removed from the balcony so it was like connecting rooms. We had Central Park Balcony - but it ...
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Sail Date July 2015


disneydad4 avatar

disneydad4

3 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

The Suite Life; the Good, the Bad, and the.... $80 for Water!?

Just got around to writing this from June. We are a family of 6 plus fiance'. Me 59. wife 56, daughters 25, 20,18, son 24 and fiancé 26. Have been on Disney Wonder 3x, Disney Dream, and NCI Pride of America.. ...
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Sail Date June 2015


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helenpadgetsmith

1 Review Written

The Best Ship I've ever sailed on...

To give you an idea of my experience in Cruising I've been on 17 ships (with a mixture of Royal Caribbean, Celebrity, P&O, Princess, Carnival, Norwegian Cruise Line & Thomson) and this was by far the best for us. ...
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Sail Date July 2015


Lovetron avatar

Lovetron

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great cruise, but not without a few issues.

My wife, daughter and I embarked on this western med cruise out of Barcelona and over all we had a fantastic time. There were some things that we really didn't like about the ship though and hopefully this ...
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Sail Date July 2015


Allure of the Seas Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins5.04.4
Dining5.04.1
Entertainment5.04.5
Public Rooms5.04.5
Fitness Recreation4.04.3
Family5.04.1
Enrichment4.04
Service5.04.4
Value For Money4.04
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