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Royal Caribbean Canary Islands Cruise Reviews

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Canary Islands
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219 Royal Caribbean Canary Islands Cruise Reviews


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Icantthinkofone

4 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Dancing With The Captain !!

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Remember this song ?There was no land in sight !!!! October 25th was quite a nice day to embark on our 11 night cruise to the Canaries I have been on this cruise many times and couldn't wait to sail. ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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loveheart

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise on Independence.

This was our 3rd cruise on Indy and our first since it was refurbished. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves with very little to complain about. I would say though that I preferred the ship before all the added ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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kaz2y5

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Average holiday for way above average cost

We were first time cruisers, family of 5 trip including Gran and daughters 22 & 3. The ship is lovely and cabins are clean and comfortable we were well looked after by our steward. Food in both dining room & ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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A Happy Couple

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Loved the ship 2 years ago but not anymore! Too crowded!!!

Our first cruise was a short one on Indy in April 2017, so we were excited to be sailing on her again last month to the Canary Islands. What we didn’t know was that during its ‘refit’ last year they also added ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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scowat

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Great First Time Indy Experience

It's been a few years since we were last on an RC ship, onboard the Anthem, which was an amazing ship and experience. It was also one where most folk we spoke to would always say, "it's great, but it's not the ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Lottie114

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

First time cruisers

Just got back from our first ever cruise and I dont think I could go back to a "normal" holiday. Absolutely amazing! Ship was amazing and staff were so attentive. Bars got very full at night and not enough seats but ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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jameslaird40

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Entertainment disappointing

Love Royal Carribean and have travelled with them a couple of times. We travelled with 2 other couples who have never cruised before. Arrival at port and onto boat was very quick. As soon as we got on the ship our ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Robbie3826

3 Reviews Written

34 Helpful Votes

Misleading information

Be careful when going into ports with Royal Caribbean they try and charge you for shuttle service. Ours was $9 per person to go to the edge of city centre. When we got off the ship, the local taxis charge 2.50 ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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ThomasUK

3 Reviews Written

43 Helpful Votes

A good cruise on a lovely ship

We’ve recently returned from a 14 night cruise of Spain and the Canary Islands. It’s our second time on this ship and our fourth with RCI. I can’t say I didn’t enjoy this holiday because I did, but there ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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irenem

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Very nice cruise to the Canaries

Wanted a longer cruise outside the school holiday. Never been to the Canaries before. The ship was Beaty with a lot of decoration and art. Clean and good taken care of. Our incide cabin had everything we needed and ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Hollers

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

A beautiful busy ship!

First time on Indy and highly impressed. Embarkation was seamless as was all service once aboard. After the recent refurb, the ship was radiant and fun to explore. Was told cabins had not been refreshed but ours ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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rdun41251

13 Reviews Written

45 Helpful Votes

Great Family Cruise

Just returned from an excellent family cruise around the Canary Islands. We were a group of 6 adults and one very young child occupying three staterooms No. 8368 a port side aft balcony, No. 8690 an aft balcony and ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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Archers Fan

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Independence was almost as expected

We chose this cruise for the late summer sun, sailing from Southampton (just up the coast for us now). It was our 5th time on IoTS - so we knew what to expect. Boarding was efficient as ever, and our luggage ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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Zak20

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

More of a hard sell!

Embarkation at Southampton went like a dream and we were on the ship in minutes. We had been on the Navigator five years previously when it sailed around the Med out of Rome so were looking forward to seeing if ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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Bill in PA

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

An American View of a Cruise to the Canaries

My review is from perspective an American who has been on several other Royal Caribbean cruises. I was surprised that only about 5% of the passengers were from the US; my experience with the earlier cruises was ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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latty17

8 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

Could be better!

Wife and I just got back from a 13 night Canaries cruise on Navigator of the Seas (sailed on 28th October 2016), we are diamond + members and this was our 17th cruise with RCI on numerous ships. Embarkation at ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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BestGuessed

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Very good but could be better (Celebrity X has the edge)

This was our fifteenth cruise. We have cruised with Royal Caribbean on five occasions and this was our third trip aboard this ship the others being Brilliance and Adventure of the Seas. We have also cruised with ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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sglambert43l

1 Review Written

1st cruise...... WoW

We were a little apprehensive as this was our first cruise and because my dad is paraplegic we were unsure how we would manage. From parking the car to getting on board was easier than an airport and the inside ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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Kentfred

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Pyramid Lounge creche or for adults?

Sailed on 10 night cruise including Madeira, main three Canary Islands and Vigo. Our slot for embarkation was 11.00 am to 12.00 am. Embarkation went very smoothly, very few queues at check in and we were onboard ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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Wswilly3

4 Reviews Written

26 Helpful Votes

Royal Caribbean v Cunard ......a direct comparison from 2016 cruises

As a way of explanation we are a retired couple and cruise about 3-4 times a year and our mantra is Cunard for ourselves and Royal Caribbean when we take the grandkids. In the last three months we have cruised twice ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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Foinavon

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

A further deterioration in the overall offering on the Independence.

This was our seventh cruise on the independence, our second this year, and having previously experienced and registered our many complaints about the deterioration in the standard of food in the main dining rooms, ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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Janda7

14 Reviews Written

182 Helpful Votes

Concierge haven

We booked this cruise to enjoy some decent weather, for most of the cruise, as we had awful weather at home. Unfortunately we didn't realise that schools in some parts of the country, were on holiday....bad idea ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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Sanlougov

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Excellent, incredible and amazing!!

1st cruise and I was not disappointed! Arrived at the port at around 10am and got parked up and checked in immediately. We only had a 30 minute wait in the terminal before we were called to embark. We were on ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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Carollucas

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

First cruise with Royal Caribbean

We chose this cruise because we wanted to visit the Canary Islands. We liked the boat and our disabled cabin was excellent as was our cabin steward. The waiters also gave good service however we found the food ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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Rdunshee

1 Review Written

Not the same as before

We have cruised RC several times. Little things make the difference and this time the little things were missing. My Time dining was fantastic, especially the service. (table 241).The stateroom attendant was equally ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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