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Royal Caribbean Europe Cruise Reviews

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200 Royal Caribbean Europe Cruise Reviews


fernackipan avatar

fernackipan

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

Harmony of the Seas - RAW Chicken and Poor Health and Safety

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Harmony of the Seas – 22-26/05/2016 I'm not able to attach here, but I have photographic evidence of raw chicken that was served in the Windjammer buffet on the Harmony of the Seas and video footage of the ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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jamesporritt

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Disharmony Of The Seas

The cruise was sold to me on the basis of being a 'Maiden Voyage', but once on board it was indicated as 'Pre-Inaugural' or 'Preview' cruise. There was no indication the ship would still be in the process of being ...
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Sail Date May 2016


Regular cruiser Tom avatar

Regular cruiser Tom

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Dis Harmony of the seas.

Well where do I start. Check in at Southampton was fantastic, quickest ever. Once aboard we went to the Windjammer for a bite of lunch, well for a ship that holds over 6000 guests seemed much smaller than i ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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mike/hazel

1 Review Written

63 Helpful Votes

Worst cruise ever; Harmony of the Seas should be renamed Hazard on the Seas!

We were sold this as an inaugural cruise, it was not, in fact even the cruise director alluded to it as a test voyage or words to that effect, And it certainly was testing! areas closed down, not enough seating, at ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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Keithchaney

1 Review Written

19 Helpful Votes

Harmony of the Seas disappoints on first voyage.

Let me start by saying that I am a great Royal Caribbean fan but the recent trip on the Harmony of the Seas was a complete shambles. Let's start with the good stuff. The shows were spectacular and top drawer. The ...
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Sail Date May 2016


Cmn1972 avatar

Cmn1972

1 Review Written

19 Helpful Votes

Largest ship in the world; biggest disappointment

Extremely disappointed with this cruise. My husband and I were excited to be going on this brand new ship on its first cruise - being regular cruisers with Royal Caribbean we expected their usual high quality and ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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BearLovesHisBunny

1 Review Written

19 Helpful Votes

Absolutely Awful

Having cruised on sister company Celebrity twice before, was looking forward to this 4 night sailing. Disappointing doesn't sum it up. I can only concur with previous comments. Served cold food after queuing for 30 ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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Fobbing58

1 Review Written

34 Helpful Votes

Harmony of the Seas Guinea pig cruise.

A totally un-pleasant experience, ship was not fit for paying passengers, workmen were everywhere, drilling, welding, floors being prepared and repaired, cables everywhere, ladders everywhere, there seemed no area ...
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Sail Date May 2016


Tom4 avatar

Tom4

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Royal Caribean & Explorer of the Sea (Save your money & Don't Bother)

Having been with Royal Caribbean several times before we were very keen to travel with them again, on Explorer of the Seas as a new Itinerary for this cruise included the Azores. First of all I must mention the ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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carolwake@hotmail.co.uk

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Our Worst Nightmare

Do not go on this ship, unless you want to pay a fortune for 'butlins on sea'. The ship was overcrowded with no room on the upper decks . small cabins even though we paid for an upgrade food was the ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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Tricia Coryea

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Bad Experience

This is the first review I have ever written on a vacation destination. We did enjoy the nightly dining room meal with friends and family. We participated in most activities and went to most of the shows. The ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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RyanCruise

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Allure of the Seas Review

My wife and I recently decided to take a Mediterranean Cruise. He had heard many wonderful things about Royal Caribbean and decided to give it a try. We were very excited to step onto the “Biggest ship in the ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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Shannon1865

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Bad Wifi, Bad Food, Stained Sheets, and No Security

My mother and I took the 12 night Mediterranean cruise and we could not wait to get off the boat by the end. We had an interior cabin which had stained sheets, marks on the wall and a very out of date feel to the ...
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Sail Date August 2015


Lynne W avatar

Lynne W

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Worse Cruise Ever

So so disappointed with this cruise. The ship did not have the WOW factor we were expecting, Independence Is far more impressive! Our cabin was on deck 13, on first inspection it was fantastic but we soon found ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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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


Ricky1965 avatar

Ricky1965

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Independence of the Seas Much Better

When we arrived at ship, embarkation was shambles, took 1 and a half hours. The ship looked lovely but ipad booking of resturants always said all resturants were full, apparently ship was 500 staff short, service ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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Sprit

4 Reviews Written

45 Helpful Votes

Extremely Poor Experience

Take poor management, add poor ship design and sprinkle this with an unmotivated and unhappy crew and the result is Anthem of the Seas. Please take note that basically all the negatives published on cruisecritic ...
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Sail Date August 2015


Yorkshire1987 avatar

Yorkshire1987

1 Review Written

Disappointed experienced Royal Caribbean cruiser

I have been on several RC cruises, and this has been the first time I left feeling disappointed. Dining Based on my experience, I would say avoid dynamic dining. We warily decided to try it on this cruise. ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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blingbbb222

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Butlins at Sea

What a bloody 'holiday' that was. We saved so hard for our £8500 cruise. It was our first with RCI we have previously cruised with Princess several times and thoughly enjoyed it. We did not enjoy this. Good ...
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Sail Date August 2015


Ali R avatar

Ali R

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Very disappointing!

I agree with everything that Treeburn (July 2015) said about his/her cruise. This is my 3rd cruise (2nd with Royal) and was responsible for booking this cruise for my family of 14 (me, partner, Mum (who paid ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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mercedes8857

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Anthem of the Seas; Never Again!

The Anthem of the Seas was our third cruise, what a disaster. drove through the night to get to Southampton the parking was taken care of and we were looking forward to our £8000 holiday this was our first ...
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Sail Date July 2015


AndyMandy avatar

AndyMandy

1 Review Written

Great Ship & Ports....miss on dining and entertainment!

My 14 night Baltic cruise during the summer of 2015 with Royal Caribbean on the Serenade Seas was two different experiences. The Ports of Call and the ship herself were a 5 Star experience. Royal Caribbean as a ...
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Sail Date July 2015


Treeburn avatar

Treeburn

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Please read this before you book your dream vacation!

This is my 6 th cruise, 3 with Royal. This was the trip of a lifetime for my family and my sisters. I am sure, like most of you, a 12 day cruise like this is a dream come true that you saved up for. In the past we ...
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Sail Date July 2015


ELFT avatar

ELFT

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Not For Me; Butlins On Sea

Wouldn't go on this ship again too big, too busy. Plenty to do for 14-17yrs but for us not restful at all. Embarkation at Southampton terrible, we were told nothing just stuck outside (my daughter in a ...
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Sail Date July 2015


Suzymb avatar

Suzymb

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

HYGENIE standards terrible... and no sleep to be had on prison style beds .

I selected the Royal Caribbean Explorer of the seas for a Mediterranean cruise leaving Southampton Sunday 26th July and booked a junior suite for my son and I. I have a triple negative cancer which is a terminal ...
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Sail Date July 2015


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