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Royal Caribbean Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises to Europe

Royal Caribbean
Ship
Europe
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

621

Very Good

469

Average

315

Poor

143

Terrible

78

Cruise type

Family Cruises

1,635

Romantic Cruises

528

Senior Cruises

382

Entertainment Cruises

301

First-Time Cruisers

242

1,635 Royal Caribbean Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises to Europe


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FLtravelmom3

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great itinerary, poor ship experience

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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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Yod YI

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

SO SO DISAPPOINTED - Brilliance of the Seas - low-cost rip-off cruise.

If you want to pay a lot for a low-cost rip-off cruise in a dated ship and very few activities - this is the ship for you. Six 1 liter bottles of water for 39 USD?? come on. We were on a family vacation (4 ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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boltarella

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Much, Much better than expected!

I may not be a cruising connoisseur, this was my 4th, but i found it hard to complain about anything on this Greek Isle cruise out of Venice. Our traveling companions all agreed. The ship was late leaving Venice ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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caroline1965

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Not as described!

Wont be using RC again or recommending them. Needed something to fit in school holidays. I wanted plenty to occupy child and flexible enough to allow them to eat / play / explore without pressure. So we could all ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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2ndhoney

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Just OK

I've sailed on other cruise lines and Royal was not my favorite, but they were going to a port that I really wanted to go to and not many other cruiselines went there. This was a family trip so that my dad and the ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Tabby10

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Boat is old and needs updating

We chose this cruise mainly due to the itinerary. The itinerary was great. The food was very good in the buffet and in the dining room. The boat itself is old and needs updating. ie; The frame on the mirror was ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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grapau27

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Excellent Explorer

We stayed overnight in a hotel in Southampton then got a taxi to the city terminal for 11am. As D+ loyalty we got priority security and check in and were on the ship within 20 minutes. We called into the ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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GARogers

1 Review Written

Not what we expected

Second cruise with RC, first one was on the Navigator (pre refurbishment) and that was so much better, as my wife is in a wheelchair there were many issues that we feel should be addressed:- -Lack of unisex ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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cruisewhippersnapper

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Overrated cruise line with a ship showing its age

We chose this cruise because it was cheaper than Disney and had basically the same itinerary. I had never been on Royal Caribbean before but I had been told that they were a little below Disney but above Princess, ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Kezza2705

1 Review Written

Perfect 1st Cruise

This was our first cruise and we absolutely loved it. 2 adults & 1 teen Our Balcony Cabin was bigger than expected and equipped with everything we needed, a bit dated but clean and comfortable. Nice bedding and ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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flicjagger

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Dated Taster Cruise

We have cruised with P&O and NCL and decided to do a Royal Caribbean taster cruise before we committed to booking a full cruise for us and our children. We travelled with our 2 and a half year old, we have found ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Ine

3 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Nice cruise with the family

Celebrating our 50th anniversary we cruised Jewel with a mix of people in their 70s, 40s and grandsons 10 and 15 years old. We liked the itinary and also the size of the ship. We donot like those big mega ships. ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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KVWalton30

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great holiday and great ship

We have just returned from a 13 day cruise from Southampton to Spain, Lisbon, France. Travelled in 2 cabins, myself and my husband in one and our 2 teenage boys in the other. The embarkation and disembarkation ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Djnanny

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Out of this world, great fun

Had great time , took my 12 year old daughter did not know what to expect after reading the last review. (Did notice dents in the lift doors and did hear about the young man who was tazered and the 39 passengers ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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The Frequent Cruiser

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

What happened to cruising .... and manners !

Where do I begin .... or should I just say wow I'm glad i'm off this ship. We have sailed with many companies down the years including Royal Caribbean and always had wonderful experiences with excellent ports of ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Captainclive.

3 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

Entertaining in an unusual (For a cruise) sort of way.

We have just returned from 2 weeks on the Indy, departing Southampton on the 10th August, calling at ports in Portugal and Spain. It turned out to be a cruise of 2 parts, the bits we expected to be good were as ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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665

3 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Very Enjoyable family cruise

Our family of 6 adults were very pleased with our cruise on Rhapsody of the Seas. First, in terms of any negativity I would acknowledge our cabin and some areas of the ship are a bit basic and jaded in ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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tanesiaghadban

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Jewel of the seas 2019

Went on a family vacation August 2019 on jewel of the seas with Royal Caribbean. Spent 3 days in Rome, Italy before the cruise and to be honest that was my favourite part of our holiday. I would rate overall ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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pollyjane

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Baltic cruise

We chose this cruise as it was the Right time of year school holidays and going to Northern Europe with st Petersburg on the itenary we were disappointed in that my two girls couldn’t attend the children’s ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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GHConvert88

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Mixed Feeelings

We chose this cruise for the ship. Having sailed Oasis and Allure before we were very much looking forward to this with our Children. Service was exceptional. MDR waiters were spot on and excellent with our two ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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RicksClan 2

3 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Better than I expected

We chose this cruise because of the 3 days in St Petersburg, adding a few days before in Copenhagen, and after with Stockholm, Norway in a nutshell, and Bergen. A long trip. Ports Stockholm Was so Hot! We ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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RogerBann

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Tired old Explorer, ship and crew in need of TLC. Declining service quality

Just returned from Royal Caribbean’s Explorer of the Seas Northern Europe and Russia cruise. THIS IS A FULL REVIEW. Explorer is 20 years old and smaller but otherwise identical layout to Freedom and ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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morgancita

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Met our London doppelgängers on our Greek Isles cruise

We chose this cruise because the dates fell on the week of my birthday AND it left out of the port of Civitavecchia. We LOVE Rome so we had an excuse to visit again. We flew in the night before the cruise so that we ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Loubie77

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Vision of the Seas royal suite

We chose this cruise for the itinerary (Greek isles). We travelled as a family of four with two children aged 10 and 7. We stayed in the Royal Suite a truly beautiful room. We were concerned having read some of the ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Flower80

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Amazing Cruise Ports and wonderful dining room staff

Our cruise began in Amsterdam and the Amsterdam Cruise Terminal was wonderful. They had water bottles, wine, and cans of soda for sale to bring onto the cruise in your carry-on at a very reasonable rate. My 8 ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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