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Royal Caribbean Allure of the Seas Cruise Reviews for First-Time Cruisers Cruises to the Western Caribbean

Royal Caribbean
Allure of the Seas
Western Caribbean
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25 Royal Caribbean Allure of the Seas Cruise Reviews for First-Time Cruisers Cruises to the Western Caribbean

teriaggie95 avatar


1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Delightful Staff and Immaculate Ship


My mom and I took the Allure of the Seas as our very first cruise and were awe-struck by its size! The service was impeccable and the staff were all just amazing and friendly. I read another review on here and ...
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Sail Date October 2016

lesliequantie avatar


1 Review Written

26 Helpful Votes

Good for a First Cruise; Best Tip, Bring Poo-Pourri

This was my first cruise. There were 14 in our group sailing together, with 3 of us sharing one stateroom. Definitely get a ocean balcony room. It made the room feel larger. We were on the 7th deck and we didn't ...
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Sail Date June 2016

andersham avatar


1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Ship Too Big for Fantastic Service

We were very excited to cruise on Royal Caribbean for the first time on one of the biggest ships with friends. We had been on other cruise lines in the past, we had excellent service ad experience so we were very ...
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Sail Date February 2016

bestgirl avatar


1 Review Written

19 Helpful Votes

Beautiful ship but disappointing overall

The Ship itself is well kept and beautiful. The Stateroom was nice and the State room attendant was very nice. The bartenders ...............some were snobs and others were nice ! However, you need to be ...
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Sail Date February 2016

fluffball190 avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

First cruise...Great but seasickness struck

I went on the allure of the seas on march 22 with my parents, grandpa, and two older sisters for a 7 night western caribbean cruise. The ship was absolutely beautiful from the moment we got on and embarkation went ...
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Sail Date March 2015

merrywhiterose avatar


1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes


My husband & I are in our 50's & wanted to save money on our cruise. Here are our suggestions. FREE FOOD: Dog House (Boardwalk) deck 6 hot dogs & brats. Closes at 6p. Across from Dog House next to Zoltar are ...
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Sail Date February 2015

pshaak avatar


1 Review Written

Can't Miss

My wife and I have cruised Norwegian lines in the past. Friends have been telling us try Royal Caribbean "you won't go back to any other line". He was right, we sailed aboard Allure of the Seas so listen, from the ...
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Sail Date November 2014

Jalatti avatar


1 Review Written

Super Amazing Vacation

Ok so this was my first cruise ever but it truly was amazing. Embarkation took about 30 minutes (we started around 12). We toured the ship a bit and went to eat in the Windjammer. It was busy but no problems getting ...
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Sail Date September 2014

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K-Town Cruisers

1 Review Written

First time cruisers

My wife and I were celebrating our 20th Anniversary. It was our first cuise. I did my homework and picked the ship with the most to do. It also had very good reviews. We were very impressed. The cruise was ...
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Sail Date April 2014

bflat! avatar


1 Review Written

Best vacation ever!

This was our first cruise ... and one of only a handful of real vacations we've ever had. I recently retired and booked this cruise - almost accidentally. I don't remember having much of a discussion about it ... it ...
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Sail Date March 2014

caroline1959 avatar


1 Review Written

Outstanding cruise.

Arriving at fort lauderdale international airport on saturday evening was the start of a dream come true.My husband and i flew from manchester in the uk,excited not only for a cruise on the biggest ship in the world ...
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Sail Date February 2013

coupleacruisers avatar


1 Review Written

Honeymooon Cruise

Background: This was our honeymoon cruise, we are both 25 and live in New Jersey. This is my second cruise but first with RCI and his first cruise. We were married on Friday, flew on Saturday, and sailed on Sunday. ...
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Sail Date May 2013

MEKelly avatar


1 Review Written

No rating

First time cruiser and very pleased

We didn't know what to expect. We had never cruised before. The news lately had been very bad with cruises. Outbreaks of Norovirus, breakdowns at sea. Maybe cruising wasn't really for us. We took a leap of faith ...
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Sail Date April 2013

chrisngayle avatar


1 Review Written

Honeymooners on Allure

Our Allure experience from start to finish was truly amazing. We got married on her in the Chapel on the first day of sailing. 11/11/12. 1330. From Port check in to our wedding everything went perfect. The staff ...
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Sail Date November 2012

CruiseNEwbee1234 avatar


1 Review Written


We Left for our cruise early September a group of 48, celebrating some birthdays on board. I came on cruise critic where I found helpful information so I thought I should pay it back. Im new to cruises, but i am a ...
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Sail Date September 2012

ateate avatar


1 Review Written

Beyond my Expectations

I had taken an interest in the Oasis Class ever since they were calling it the "Genesis" project, and having never been on a cruise, I figured I couldn't go too wrong in starting here. As a musician, almost all of ...
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Sail Date July 2012

CSBM avatar


1 Review Written


This was our very first cruise. I wasn't sure I could get my husband to go again so we went BIG on our first cruise. IT was myself , DH, DD (12) and DD (14) We had such a wonderful time on our cruise. We did ...
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Sail Date July 2012

cacoastgirl avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Our time on the Allure with tips I wish I would of known...

We were first time cruisers. If I could do it again I think four days would of been perfect. By day five I was sick of the food, the tight quarters and was ready to get off the ship. Don't forget to print ...
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Sail Date April 2012

HappyZorro avatar


1 Review Written


Allure of the Seas Sept 11 -18 I took my first cruise the year on the Allure Of The Seas, embarking on 0911/2011. Pro: The ship is beautiful. We ate at 150 Park Avenue and Giovanni's, both were ...
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Sail Date September 2011

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1 Review Written

Truly a delight! I don't understand the complaints!

My husband and I (early 30's) traveled with my parents (early 60's) on the Allure of the Seas on the November 6th sailing. This was my second cruise, with the first cruise being last year on Oasis. This was my ...
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Sail Date November 2011

RobertPlattBell avatar


1 Review Written

Some Practical Suggestions

After two cruises with Royal Caribbean, I have decided that cruising is not my bag. But rather than complain about it, I would rather like to offer some practical suggestions for anyone going on this boat - or ...
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Sail Date November 2011

rooferbts avatar


1 Review Written

First Time Voyage- Allure-8/28/2011

I had never cruised before but was somewhat curious. For work and vacations, I have visited more than 50 countries. Except for business trips, I mostly traveled alone. I know good food but it is no longer a ...
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Sail Date August 2011

Daisy21015 avatar


1 Review Written

Allure of the Seas 7/31 - We're Hooked!

Just home from our first, and definitely not last cruise. We did the Allure Western 7/31 sailing. Pre-cruise: Stayed at the Courtyard Fort Lauderdale Beach. We got in late Saturday evening - hotel was clean ...
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Sail Date July 2011

dblondie49 avatar


1 Review Written

Truly Amazing

Ok so this was our first cruise. I was nervous with not knowing what to expect. Embarkation went smoothly and easily. When we entered the ship on the grand promenade, I thought I was in a mall. Yes, I was amazed. We ...
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Sail Date March 2011

Ruthk avatar


1 Review Written

first cruise but not the last

I travelled with family and friends to celebrate my sister in laws 50th birthday, this cruise had been planned since dec 09 before the ship has even had its first voyage.8 of us flew from birmingham to miami all ...
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Sail Date March 2011

Allure of the Seas Ratings

Public Rooms5.04.5
Fitness Recreation4.04.3
Value For Money4.04
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