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KCCruisin'
Member Since 2007
1 review
890 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
I usually cruise Carnival Cruise Lines and wanted to try Royal Caribbean. I was very disappointed with the specialty dining restaurants. We purchased the 3 night dining package and it was very underwhelming. We visited Sabor--guacamole ... Read more
formybride
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 forum post
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We depart out of Galveston as it is convenient as Texas residents. First time on Royal Caribbean after everyone said how great it is. Pros: Great staff regarding housekeeping and set dinner dining Very nice pools and hot tubs ... Read more
ges777
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
I decided to take my niece, her husband, and four children ages 4, 11, 13, 14 on a cruise. They live in Texas, so I picked the Galveston port for departure because of the proximity for their convenience. They had traveled to Galveston in ... Read more
TaraKC
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
We had 6 in our travel party - 2 adults, 4 kids (18-11) and two other adult friends traveled with us and when we could, we met up and shared a day of excursions together. They booked on their own. I've provided a lot of detail that I ... Read more
jacavery
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
We have cruised with rccl before and felt that the family would enjoy the variety of things to do. The food was extraordinary in each venue that we visited. The younger members of the group enjoyed the age related activities, and the young ... Read more
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Mr.D
Member Since 2015
1 review
25 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
We drove from OKC to Houston the day before so that we wouldn't be rushed on the sail day. Stayed at the Fairfield Inn near the Houston airport. The price was reasonable and it was convenient and close to restaurants and easy access to ... Read more
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rsjones5
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed July 2017
We drove 10.5 hours and sailed out of Galveston on Liberty of the Seas. This was our third cruise and our first with RCI. Embarkation from Galveston was decent. Our hotel included parking for the week and a free shuttle ride to and from ... Read more
Btrfly08
Member Since 2015
1 review
27 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed July 2017
We really enjoyed ourselves! The ship was beautiful, nice and clean. I loved our stateroom, we had a promenade room that looked over into the ship. Our stateroom attendant, Damien was great and he took great care of us. We hung out at ... Read more
bharrelslp
Member Since 2011
4 reviews
1 forum post
2 helpful votes
This was our second cruise on the Liberty, it is a lovely ship with many great features for families. There is a wonderful Solarium for adults only with lovely areas to quietly read, get in the hot top or swim. They do allow 16 year old ... Read more
Coyote01
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed July 2017
The negative first.... Up sold on just about everything on the ship Drinks, dinners etc. The overall boat needed a little updating like new carpeting everywhere. The adult pool could have been a little bigger in my option of this ship, ... Read more
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sallyagreda
Member Since 2014
1 review
2 forum posts
Sailed July 2017
This was a last minute trip for my family. This was also the first time going out of Terminal 2 in Galveston which is a million times better than terminal 1. My overall experience was very good. The only thing that kept it from being ... Read more
whatsnottolike
Member Since 2017
1 review
Wanted to depart from Galveston. This cruise line is well organized in their ability to process so many people on board and deliver ALL of our luggage to our room without any problems. It was the same on disembarking, no problems! ... Read more
Sheri Demers
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
The ports, I've been to them before and I had two friends who had never been on a cruise. I knew they would have a good time. I knew they would enjoy all three and with the great time of year and the beautiful blue water I knew they ... Read more
Belezaire
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed July 2017
We chose this cruise based on a positive experience that we had last year as well as its proximity to where we live. The Galveston Port is extremely easy to navigate. I would say that there is a variety of activities on and off of the ... Read more
jdpitzer
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
1 helpful vote
We are loyal RCL cruisers. While all ships have their plusses and minuses, RCL has always been consistent in providing great cruises. Their ports of call are top notch. Crew members are great and very professional. Yes, it would be ... Read more
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blessed#3
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 forum posts
Sailed July 2017
I Respect Royal Caribbean Brand.Arrived at light house I guess about 10:30have the a copy of my online reservation directed me where to park and the bus was behind me ready to load my luggage and my case if water with luggage tag taped in ... Read more
standard24
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
How many ways can Royal Caribbean milk you for money???? How about holding a flea market/bazaar in the center of the main deck every day? How about charging $18 a day for internet service? How about charging $8.00 a day per ... Read more
libbiemeta
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
This was my husband and my honeymoon as well as our first cruise. Prior to the trip, we had no idea what to expect. Be prepared for long lines when you are getting onto the ship for the first time. My husband and I flew into Galveston ... Read more
trishnphil
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
We choose to leave from galveston for our wedding cruise with our 11 year old son and 14 year old daughter. In a nut shell . This was the best idea ever. The wedding was completely taken care of with no rushing about or confusion . ... Read more
kelly_1138
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Honestly, I would be giving a better recommendation if it weren't for one issue I experienced. The crew was paging/announcing messages across the ship all night long, most nights. One night it was 2am, 4 am another night, etc. One night ... Read more
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jclegs11
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed July 2017
Chose Liberty of the Seas for the islands and on board ship activities for a family of 6. Something for everyone. RCCL always has done a great job. Kids loved the pools, slides, flow rider, teen and preteen clubs. Shows good for adults ... Read more
Spenceand Janet
Member Since 2017
1 review
The other couple had been on other cruises and they asked us to go along, Which was the best choice we made. I would recommend it to anyone. The food, cabin, dinning, service were great. The weather was good, and we are planning another ... Read more
pancho_blvd
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed July 2017
My sister coordinated a cruise for our family and extended family. She chose Galveston as the port of embarkation to accommodate family that lived in TX. This was the first cruise for most of us, and we enjoyed it. There were activities ... Read more
finallyfour
Member Since 2017
1 review
We sailed from Galveston Texas with stops in Cozumel, Mexico, Grand Cayman and Jamaica. We booked our shore excursions through Royal Caribbean for Cozumel and Jamaica, but decide to book on our own for Grand Cayman. In Cozumel we ... Read more
hloakes
Member Since 2011
1 review
119 forum posts
Sailed July 2017
This was a nice ship and overall a good cruise. There were a few issues that RCI could address to make it even better. The embarkation went well. One person in our group ended up with a lost bag and the ship people were somewhat ... Read more
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