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Royal Caribbean Family Cruises Cruise Reviews

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Excellent

6,241

Very Good

3,788

Average

2,432

Poor

1,304

Terrible

720

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Family Cruises

14,563

Romantic Cruises

4,728

Entertainment Cruises

3,420

Senior Cruises

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First-Time Cruisers

1,327

14,563 Royal Caribbean Family Cruises Cruise Reviews


Misslinder avatar

Misslinder

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

underwhelming

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We did Alaska early June. I think you'd do better to do a combo land /sea tour if you really want to feel like you were in Alaska. Here is a quick review; I loved the piano bar, service great and piano guy was ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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FLtravelmom3

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great itinerary, poor ship experience

Pros: Greek itinerary, whole experience of leaving out of Venice was a dream, rock climbing staff, cruise director staff and shore excursion service were excellent, good port excursions, quality food, smooth ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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tlennings

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

The Most Amazing Experience Ever!

We chose this cruise because the ship was recently renovated and there was a stop at the new Perfect Day CocoCay water park. We booked a balcony room and was upgraded to a jr Suite via the Royal up program. We were ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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seaface

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Go big or go home

I like new ships - had to try. Glad I got to try before this virus shutdown. Gorgeous ship with lots to do. We took a 7 day western Caribbean and never were bored. Loved the junior suite - big enough for our ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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kmb2010

1 Review Written

Great ship

We departed in Miami, and the process was so smooth. If you use Uber I suggest to watch the route the driver is taking, we had a driver that tried to take a different route to port and it cost us triple the amount, ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Nola93

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Oasis spoiled these first-time cruisers! Some downsides though. Details below...

We chose this cruise because of the Kids Sail Free promo. We spent the night before at a hotel close to the airport, so no worries about bad weather or delayed flights--important, coming from New England. This was ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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ThriftyDrifting

1 Review Written

Cruising into the “New World”

As avid cruisers, we had a world trip organised from Feb-Oct 2020, which includes 7 cruises. We even started up our own blog for the trip thriftydrifting.com . A week before our first cruise was to depart our home ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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NewlyMrs.Kilday

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Perfect quick family vacation

We chose this to celebrate my 30th birthday with my husbands and I’s immmediate family (about 10 of us total). Ship: We absolutely loved the Navigator, especially all of the “amped” features. My husband ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Housingcopper

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great Time - Disappointed with Port Changes

My wife and I chose this cruise to surprise my folks and relatives, and it was an amazing success!!! My wife and I flew into Fort Lauderdale from Chicago the day of the cruise. This makes my wife a nervous ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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gifontana

1 Review Written

Best cruise ever

my first cruise was just amazing, windjamer was a little crowded but there are so many optionsto eat on bord, the entratainment was just amazing, i've been three times to the aquatheather, the best! this cruise ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Prometheus1

5 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Fabulous 1st time Royal Caribbean cruise

In south Florida for a relative's wedding and decided to cruise with brother and his family who has sailed on Royal Caribbean for several years. This was cruise number 18 for me but have only cruised on Carnival ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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SeaJoy45

1 Review Written

Return to Enchantment

Our family decided to return to cruising after a 9 year break. This was our sons first cruise and we was doing on the same ship we spent our honeymoon on 15 years earlier. We were excited to see the changes that had ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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bearette

4 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Hotel of the Seas

We were literally cut off in the Coronavirus Epidemic so this review will be what happens when things go wrong. We are two upper 30s adults and our two kid, twin boy and girl who were seven and just shy of 8 when ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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Winknee

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Less Than Wowed

I wanted to love RC. We‘ve cruised many times but this was our first on RC. My family and I were less than wowed. I realize the ship is heading to dry dock soon so perhaps they’ll make some necessary repairs but ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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ViennaSam5

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

New year holiday

We chose this cruise to see what it would be like to holiday at the new year and as it was a very good itinerary we really looked forward to it. The ship itself was very good, exceptionally clean with friendly ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Cruise RL

4 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Great Once in a Lifetime Cruise

We sailed on Ovation of the Seas out of Seattle, Washington in May of 2019 and visited the ports of Juneau and Skagway, Alaska and Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. FLIGHT: Okay, I had to fly this time ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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sandykj

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Awesome Ports, But......

We chose this itinerary because of the wonderful ports and 4 days at sea, which we really enjoy. The weather was magnificent! Lots of “older citizens” on this trip! Wow! Many are demanding and quite cheap! ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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Ranoah

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Read the reviews and do your research before booking!

Let me first say the entertainment, stateroom attendant and dining room waiters were great! However........ Don’t forget to pack your patience! We planned this trip for our four teenagers during spring ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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vaznayak

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Underwhelming! Expected So Much More!

After having sailed on Princess, Carnival and the past several times on Disney, we decided to try Royal Caribbean. We decided to try out the Symphony because 1/ it has very high ratings among RC's fleet, 2/ we ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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Iidankmoo

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

All around enjoyment

This was our first cruise and didn't really know what to expect of it. But the second we got on the ship we knew it would be great. We got on the ship around 12p and went directly to the Windjammer on floor 11 due ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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acapogna

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Great cruise, just one complaint.

The cruise overall was amazing. The best part of the itinerary was Coco Cay. What a long way Coco Cay has come. Service was I really great and for the most part friendly. The ship was clean, modern, comfortable, and ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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Ashsouth87

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

1st time cruiser with child under 2

I wanted to write a quick little review for any parents travelling with young children. Under 2! I found this hard to find when I was reading reviews prior to cruising. My first piece of advice is to travel with ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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Cphllps

1 Review Written

Not Disappointed

My husband and I (64 and 63 years young) traveled to Tampa Friday night, stayed at the Hampton Inn Avion Park. The hotel was nice and offered free breakfast. Request a room on the side opposite the airport and ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Cruiser4life315

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

First time on a cruise and we are HOOKED!

This was our first cruise so there is a lot to unload! I hope that any first timer can take something from this :) We are a family of 4 myself, my husband and our daughters 9 and 10. My husbands biggest fear in ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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jwj350

3 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Laid Back on a much smaller ship

All our other Royal cruises have been on voyager, freedom, and oasis class ships; so we knew going in that this would be a "fun sized" experience. Not caring for any of the Western Caribbean ports, we booked this ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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