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Chip Edler
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Royal Caribbean is the best! They offer the best service, quality excursions, caring staff, outstanding food choices, well maintenance ship, and so much to do....... Our waitress was the best we have ever had in the dining room. She was ... Read more
KarentBC
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
Destination was very important for my family, we loved to visit Cuba . The food were amazing and the waiters are exceptional at my time dinner , Bernadeh Ilagan , Melvin Tumulak and Maxson Goes Head waiter exceed our goals . They were far ... Read more
cbmilfordnh
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 forum post
2 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
Older and rundown ship. First day ship needed maintenance and boarding time was changed from 10-12:00 to 5:30. We were compt $25 for lunch. After lunch we tried to handle extreme heat. Upon defeat we took a bus to the low class mall in ... Read more
jesdpm
Member Since 2017
1 review
6 helpful votes
I chose this cruise because of the destination to have an overnight in Havana and it did not disappoint, rather it blew my expectations out of the water! When we arrived in the Tampa Port, we parked the car in the parking deck directly ... Read more
Bettan Thuresson
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
I choosed this trip because we wanted to go to Bahamas from Miami as it wasn´t far away. We´ve been travelling around in USA (we are from Sweden). First we went to New York and drove all the way to Miami with different kind of ... Read more
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mkizy
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
I expected much more from Royal Caribbean. The food was average at best. There wasn't much to do for the kids. The ship looked very clean but I did see someone in the Windjammer waiting staff drop tongs and pick it back up and put it ... Read more
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dutchtasha
Member Since 2011
1 review
3 helpful votes
We are seasoned cruisers with RC and we chose this cruise because the ship size is nice, and the number of nights is just fine.The enchantment has so many areas that are brand new,but then you find an area that has been around a ... Read more
judla
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
91 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
We went on a family reunion, which was the best part of the cruise. There was chipped paint everywhere, towels with strings hanging from them, food not picked up on the pool deck and a huge smoking area on one side of the pool. The food ... Read more
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mrsesparza
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 forum posts
This was our first cruise and I was extremely hesitant. I worried about wait times, lines and motion sickness. I had no idea what to expect and wanted to share some of my opinions for other 1st timers. If you can do it....book a ... Read more
abcmac
Member Since 2017
2 reviews
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
We are Royal Caribbean loyalists. Have cruised HAL & Norwegian but by far enjoy RCI. Have cruised on a variety of classes on RCI. This year have been on Oasis & Allure. The ships are huge with many activities to please all family ... Read more
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katbaran
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
If you want a cruise that has something for everyone, Allure of the Seas is the ship for you! This vessel is amazing. Even though there are more than 5,000 guests on board, we very rarely felt like it was a cattle call, except maybe ... Read more
Travelng girl
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
We went with our adult children and grandchildren. The teens were especially interested in this area and so the itinerary was the deciding factor with a date that all could make. We were generally happy with the cruise but felt that we ... Read more
Sharon D.
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
Second time travelling with Royal Caribbean (though first time was almost 20 years ago). We left out of Cape Canaveral in Orlando. If you need a ride from the airport to the ship, we use the company "Smart Two" to shuttle us. ... Read more
Greenoceangirl2
Member Since 2017
1 review
We were organizing a three generation girl's tour, with my mother (87 and spry), daughter (35 and an experienced traveller) and myself (64, small mobility issue). Our plan was to stop over for 3 days in Iceland, and then visit family in ... Read more
texascruisetraveler
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
This was my 2nd Royal Caribbean cruise. We chose an inside cabin for the first time. The ship is beginning to show some wear but overall it is very clean and well laid out. One of the bathroom lights went out but was easily remedied with ... Read more
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jclark6528
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
My family and I had a great time on the RC Liberty of the Seas and went 3 for 3 on great excursions in the ports of call - Mayan Princess Resort (Roatan), Chacchoben Mayan Ruins (Costa Maya) and Dolphin Royal Swim (Cozumel). Food on the ... Read more
isouthernyankee
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
Jewel of the Seas was a beautiful ship although I do prefer the larger ships e.g.: Oasis, etc. The staff was friendly and helpful as always. Our cabin steward, Sandy was absolutely wonderful! Incredibly hard worker, kept our cabin in ... Read more
Luckyzia
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
35 forum posts
We celebrated our son's birthday and everyone had a great time. My teenage son always hates the emergency drill when we first get on board, but he LOVED the one on this ship because it was a fun mystery film and he talked about it every ... Read more
Dancingqueen5479
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
I chose this cruise because I was taking my 13 year old granddaughter on a vacation. Embarkation and disembarkation went very smoothly on the ship in five minutes. Off very quickly and orderly. The ship is very pretty and kept very clean ... Read more
kellymo45
Member Since 2007
1 review
8 forum posts
2 helpful votes
This is our 3rd Royal Caribbean Cruise but the 1st on the Adventure of the Seas. It is a great ship and very clean. It was recently upgraded and has a similar layout to the other ships of RC. The food in the WindJammer was better than ... Read more
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Everitt25
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Ship was an engineering marvel and impeccably appointed. The crew was friendly, accommodating and gave incredibly personal service. Entertainment on board was top notch. Food was better at some places than others, but I am a food snob. ... Read more
Joli M
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed three weeks ago
We decided to fly to Puerto Rico so we could see more of the Caribbean Islands. We really enjoyed the ports - Bonaire, Curacao, Aruba and St Martin. We did the shark and turtle feeding excursion in Curacao that was arranged thru RC. On ... Read more
Umblevable
Member Since 2015
1 review
13 forum posts
We wanted to see the newest RC ship and overall it was amazing!!! we had a 2 BR Aqua suite so the service was immeasurable. Our Genie Reyno was fabulous & took care of many of the headaches we wouldve had! Got us on the ship and to our ... Read more
Mrivas226
Member Since 2017
1 review
I have been loyal to Royal for many years (cruising over 6 times). However the expectations for the Harmony of the Seas (the biggest ship out there) were not met! The overall cruise is UNDERSTAFFED! Royal You need more bartenders, ... Read more
jamelendez
Member Since 2017
1 review
The experience with the Adventure of the Seas would give us a memorable trip. The staff were professional courteous and friendly and very helpful on every detail plus they took care of my entire family with needs. My whole family had ... Read more
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