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Royal Caribbean Europe Cruise Reviews

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Europe
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453 Royal Caribbean Europe Cruise Reviews


Andrea Van Vleck avatar

Andrea Van Vleck

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Poor value for money

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I have always wanted to go on a cruise, I saved money for a long time, in order to take my daughter on this cruise. I had been given very high expectations from family and friends who have cruised, regarding the ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Andrea Van Vleck

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Poor value for money

I have always wanted to go on a cruise, I saved money for a long time, in order to take my daughter on this cruise. I had been given very high expectations from family and friends who have cruised, regarding the ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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donnawoz

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Not What We Paid For!

Day one was a red flag. The ship was being sanitized from the prior sailing. We get it. The Captain came on the intercom a number of times and harshly scolded the passengers. There should have been advertised ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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rileyta

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Not what cruising is supposed to be

My wife and I had cabin 1062. Right next to suites in the middle of the 10 deck. We had carts rolling around our ceiling at various times day and night. Except for a few meals, the food was average at best. The ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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costa del sol

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

RCL Independence to be avoided at all costs

We chose this cruise last September, 2017, to fit in with our kids school holidays and to celebrate our 55th Wedding Anniversary we took all l7 of our family for a memorable trip instead of a party. We had nothing ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Coraljane

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Cruise around Greek Islands

My daughter booked this cruise to suit dates and needs of myself and her two daughters (16 & 12). Daughter & I shared a balcony cabin, the girls an inner cabin (see below). The ship looked shabby, & to be honest, ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Mark1976

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

August Cruise on Symphony of the Seas

Set off from Barcelona for med cruise on the Symohony of the Seas August 2018 We took this cruise as a family of four to try a new experience, we initially started by having a great three days firstly in ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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ebrown1140

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Not Thrilled

We flew into Venice 2 days prior to our cruise and stayed at the Santa Marina. It was a very interesting city and we had made plans prior to arrival for tours. I was disappointed in our ship Royal Caribbean ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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wirral36

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Over run with teenagers Butlins on the sea

after being on allure and anthem for previous cruises, independance was a true downgrade. We were so excited to experience Indy but didn’t realise what a difference the class of ship would mean. The teenagers ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Gizmo dog 77

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Disappointed

1st cruise booked as a special occasion for our 25th anniversary. Travelled with 2 children 11 and13 years. Cruise was overcrowded with queues for everything. Activities over subscribed. Staff looked exhausted and ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Laylag91

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Amazing staff; poor cruise

As i lay in my stateroom ready to go to sleep, for the fourth night running I can hear the immense noise of the theatre below me. Whenever there is a theatre performance on this ship, we can hear it in our room as ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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RunandBike

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Cruise is not up to RC standards

First time to Ireland and Scotland....so looking forward to it. However, the trip was a mafor. disappointment on many fronts. The ports were very industrial and greatly took away from the experience. The food ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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penshockey

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Baltic sea

We cruised the baltic sea in July. The ship was a little disappointing in regards to the food availability, especially from 20 yrs ago. First, no midnight buffet. Second, No food available after midnight - we ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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glynisteven

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Very disappointed, overcrowded.

Very disappointed with this cruise ship.Having high expectations after such a good time on the navigator last time as a family , this time not the case,from the time we got on the ship you could see that there was ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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John from Chitown

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Floating mall catering to kids in the North Atlantic

Its a floating mall with too many people and too few hours ashore at ports of call, The North Atlantic is too cold even at the height of summer: literally too windy and/or cool (or even rainy) to enjoy being outside ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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imandyie

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Royal keeps getting worse

It just keeps getting worse. I’ve been on 2 cruises before, all with Royal Caribbean and I thought they were ok but this year was bad. - Embarkation was smooth. - Breakfast was the same every morning ( ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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robfkline

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

So Disappointed! REALLY Bad Customer Service!

We have sailed on numerous other cruise lines and always had a very positive experience. This was our first time with Royal Caribbean and we were so disappointed-- not with the itinerary but with the customer ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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kevthegunner

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Overcrowded ship - nowhere to relax

This was our first cruise so did not know what to expect. The boarding was brilliant as my wife has mobility problems and we were fast tracked on the ship in 20 minutes from parking the car. However once we were ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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chrisnich

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Very disappointed with this cruise ship

We chose this ship as we enjoyed it so much last June. If the booking agent on ship had told us of the changes to accommodate more of families and teenagers we would not have booked. Not only has the ship got ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Lillyg53

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

The cruise of the queues

We have been on Royal Caribbean before and have always found the ships and service to be fabulous. This cruise and this ship were neither of these things. The ship looks tired and dated and the obvious ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Nallen205

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Tired Old Ship

This was our first cruise with Royal Caribbean, and probably our last. We chose this cruise because of the itinerary. We really enjoyed our time off the ship. Our excursions were professional, very educational, ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Gayleclogan

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Not an improvement

I LOVED this ship and was SO looking forward to going on her again. Imagine my disappointment to see all the negative changes. It made me very sad. Fewer common areas, replaced with many new cabins. Sadly, ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Bohson

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Good itinerary, let down by very dated ship and very high prices on board

Chose this cruise for the itinerary and we weren't let down by this - a good selection of ports, places we wouldn't necessarily want to spend a lot of time in but wanted to visit. Boarded at Southampton and ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Parrot Pirate

1 Review Written

Cheap...cheap...cheap

Royal Caribbean used to be a top cruise line...no longer...this cruise has been Carnivalised...no lobester night unless you pay extra...movies in your room? Only if you want to pay $13.00 a movie, not first ...
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Sail Date July 2018


Just Jeanie avatar

Just Jeanie

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Sadly Changed for the Worst

Fifth and last time probably on this ship. Far to crowded and a very rough element now. A lot of people were evicted from the shp for bad behaviour, mainly brawling. MDR long wait for food and quality when it ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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