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Royal Caribbean Grandeur of the Seas First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

Royal Caribbean
Grandeur of the Seas
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29 Royal Caribbean Grandeur of the Seas First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

Mandieotto avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Grandeur was grand!


We loved it! Service was amazing and that made the vacation fantastic! We traveled with my parents and my kids (13 and 9). RC changed the itinerary twice without compensation. They canceled a day at Coco Cay and ...
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Sail Date April 2018

deb1177 avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote


We wanted to get married on the cruise and it worked out great. We did not have to want for anything while we were there. The entertainment was great. Tanya and Susan were fantastic and such high energy. The dining ...
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Sail Date July 2017

RD4Bingo avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

First Cruise. Loved it!

This was our first cruise. It was just my husband and myself. We loved it! We did lots of research on the cruise before we booked. We thought the ship was just beautiful. The staff was great. They were always there ...
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Sail Date October 2015

Annapobalto avatar


1 Review Written

26 Helpful Votes

Loved, Loved, Loved this Cruise!

This was the first cruise for my 17 year old daughter and myself. I would book it again in a heartbeat. In the past I would have never considered going on a ship with 2,000 strangers for 8 days. Well, never say ...
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Sail Date March 2016

vfgirl avatar


1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Terrific Time on the Grandeur of the Seas

My first cruise! Royal Caribbean is great! The service in the Great Gatsby dinning room was fabulous! They worked to provide the best - and they delivered. I can't say enough commendations for our servers, ...
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Sail Date October 2015

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Missy Shelly

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Loved our first cruise!

The food, the scenery, the ship and it's attendants surpassed my expectations! My husband had never had a desire to try a cruise, but gave this to me for my birthday! He enjoyed it very much, especially the music. ...
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Sail Date October 2015

Feebaby avatar


1 Review Written

First Cruise

This was my first cruise and the experience I had was awesome on The Granduer...Food was excellent. The great Gatsby staff our servers Beemal and Antoine treated us like Royalty. Dennis also made sure everything was ...
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Sail Date May 2015

jeanie60 avatar


1 Review Written

Loved it!

We returned home yesterday from an 8 night Bahamas cruise. We absolutely love this ship. I had read previous reviews about the ship being small but we liked that the most about this ship. Easy to find your way ...
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Sail Date April 2015

jgrkld293 avatar


5 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

Easy, fun and worth the price

My wife and I are seasoned cruisers with roughly 60 cruises, mostly on Celebrity. I don't think the Grandeur should be rated on the same basis as more modern ships leaving from Florida. The ship is old, the gym ...
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Sail Date March 2015

mopeygoff avatar


4 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Mostly good, some bad.

I have never sailed with Royal Caribbean, but my parents who have enjoyed cruises through RC in the past. I am not a first time cruiser. I was sailing with my son (11), my fiancee, her mother, my fiancee's three ...
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Sail Date August 2014

hania529 avatar


1 Review Written

Grandeur to Bermuda

This was our first cruise (37 year old woman/27 year old man) so we weren't exactly sure what to expect. With that said, we would definitely cruise again, just differently. Pros -The crew was wonderful! Every ...
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Sail Date May 2014

DEfirefighter avatar


1 Review Written

As a first time cruise passenger, I was pleasantly surprised.

This was mine, and my girlfriends, first cruise. We took the trip with 28 other people ranging from toddlers to 60 year olds for a wedding of friends. Traveling with a large group made the trip even more fun then ...
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Sail Date May 2014

cruisemedic649 avatar


3 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

A great time was had by all!

We were a little nervous based on some of the reviews that we read, but were happy from the point of embarkation through the debarking procedures (we were on and off the ship withing 30 minutes!). Our room was a ...
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Sail Date April 2014

Bakerps avatar


1 Review Written

Enjoyed it. Will list some things to help you out!

This was my third cruise and first on RC. Totally thought it was enjoyable and worth the money. It is my opinion that if you choose to have a nice relaxing and fun cruise; you will. If you don’t, you won’t. ...
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Sail Date March 2014

Chipmoose avatar


1 Review Written

Wowzers! First Cruise led to another booking!

Baltimore Port - Wow! Ship is Huge! Getting excited. (Arrived around 10:30am) Upon entering the drop off section no lines were experienced. The unloading was very quick, easy and had friendly porters. Next stop was ...
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Sail Date November 2013

RSLeesburg avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

First Cruise, First Review

THE PARTICIPANTS: I suppose that knowing a little about us would help to frame our review. The passenger manifest for this cruise was my wife and her adoring and loving husband (that is me) and our son. We are both ...
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Sail Date September 2013

purpleworld18 avatar


1 Review Written

Great vacation!

This was our first cruise and we had a great time! I was concerned with taking my 15 and 13 year old boys by myself, but we all had a good time. While the boys didn't participate in the teen activities, they just ...
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Sail Date July 2013

Jafo19D avatar


1 Review Written

First Cruise on Grandeur Exceeded Expectations

This was my first cruise and I was not a fan of this kind of vacation but after a tourin Afghanistan I wanted a vacation where I didn't have to do anything. Embarkation & Disembarkation - There was a long line to ...
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Sail Date May 2013

starrcards avatar


1 Review Written

First Cruise Review

We thoroughly enjoyed our recent cruise and are already planning our second. Despite its alleged smallish size, we found plenty to do on board. Our 7 year old son was treated royally by the crew. He got balloon ...
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Sail Date May 2013

LalitoCR avatar


1 Review Written

Grandeur of the Seas - Greek Islands

Hello: We just came back from a 10 night cruise in the Mediterranean, Greek Islands on board of the Grandeur of the Seas. We are first time cruisers and did not know what to expect. The ship was recently renovated, ...
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Sail Date September 2012

cubaly avatar


1 Review Written

Grand Time indeed

As this was our 1st cruise was wondering how it would turn out and we were pleasantly surprised. Flights from Glasgow to Palma were fine, at the airport we were greeted by the Royal Caribbean representative who ...
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Sail Date September 2012

pajenkins1 avatar


1 Review Written

Great for first timers!!

We had a full day and night in Venice prior to embarkation, it is a magnificent city - completely different. We stayed in a hotel near Piazza Roma, which meant we were only 2 mins walk from the people mover, a ...
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Sail Date July 2012

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gourmet guide

1 Review Written

great cruise on a great ship

The Grandeur is now off to the Carribean so I won't bother with the western med itinery and will keep my review to the ship. You will have a great time on her thats for sure. We booked a Junior suite and it was ...
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Sail Date October 2011

wrisberg avatar


1 Review Written

Family of 5 -Virgin Cruisers

We flew from Newcastle to Palma, and arrived just after 11am, however it took us over 4 hours to actually get on the boat, even though we were last on the coach at the airport it still sat there for another 30 ...
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Sail Date October 2011

jenmcb avatar


1 Review Written

Back To Earth With A Bang!

I have been spoiled for holidays for life! Nothing is ever going to compare to a cruise! From start to finish everything was absolutely amazing. I honestly couldn't fault anything. As first time cruisers, Mum ...
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Sail Date June 2011

Grandeur of the Seas Ratings

Public Rooms3.54.2
Fitness Recreation3.53.8
Value For Money4.53.9
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