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600 Royal Caribbean Group and Theme Cruise Reviews
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KarentBC
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed two 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
JohnTalbotTaylor
Member Since 2017
1 review
The Empress of the Seas(because it is very small compared to the fleet) was brought back into RCI Service so that it could be the first RCI ship to go to Cuba. RCI spent over a year preparing for us to have great experiences in Cuba before ... 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
TNhrnk
Member Since 2017
1 review
For a first time cruise, I think this ship was a little small. I did feel quite ill the first day, but it did get better over the following 2 days. I might be wrong to assume that I would feel less movement on a bigger ship. Service ... Read more
LinaSanMateo
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
The overall cruise ship design is very important to me. I didn't choose other cruise lines because their ships are old now. I want a spectacular ship. Like this one. I would go through the trouble flying to Florida, paying the airfares ... Read more
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Doctors
Member Since 2017
1 review
We chose this cruise because of the ship and all of the amenities and activities it has. The shows were EXCELLENT, particularly the Aqua Show. There are also a lot of fun activities and sports for both kids and adults. The water slides, ... Read more
factory190
Member Since 2017
1 review
We cruised with about 50 others in our group although we did not plan our activities together. The departure was smooth and the port terminal is very nice. There were plenty of RC staff available to help and keep the lines short. Our rooms ... Read more
Da Reeds
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Was invited on the cruise with a group of people that all decided not to go but me and my wife decided that we would spend her 40th birthday on the cruise. We met a lot of friendly people and learned a lot about other people. The food was ... Read more
rknabel
Member Since 2017
1 review
Our family was part of a group trip with my daughter's dance company. Having never cruised before, we were not sure what to expect. We all four fell in love with it! Everyone was talking about the "next time" we go on a cruise at ... Read more
deedee4
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
I wanted to visit some place where I had not been. Roatan, Honduras in Central America was the place. We spent the night in Galveston, Texas which is a place we will visit again. wish we had more time there. there were plenty of beaches ... Read more
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cliff66
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
We joined good friends for their 50th wedding anniversary. We had dinner reservations for 14 each night. The wait staff were terrific, the food was excellent, and oh my; the desserts! The entertainment on board the ship was great. We saw a ... Read more
gigicarvajal
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
We select Royal Caribbea because believe taht they have the best service, ships, routes and their workers are the best. I think if possible to offer more shore excursions at ports, in order to squeeze every site, they are super ... Read more
Vironica
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
I was asked a year ago by a couple getting married this year in June to go on their honeymoon cruise with them. My mother had been talking about going on a cruise when we received the invitation. We accepted and the rest is history. We ... Read more
justcruising001
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Ship -The staff is friendly and very helpful. -The Food was excellent and had variety. A member of my team has severe allergies; they ensured she had excellent food. - Bigup dining room and windjammer personnel (Hiachan, Roxie, ... Read more
REDDIVA
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed June 2017
As this was not my first Royal Caribbean cruise I knew I was in for a treat. . .the food was great every day; breakfast, lunch and dinner; always a variety as well. They cater to all Nationalities; which I applaud. Never saw one unhappy ... Read more
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peckgr
Member Since 2017
1 review
This was a family reunion cruise selected by the family member organizing the trip so I didn't have any input on which cruise line, boat, sail date, amenities, etc. However, with that said, she selected a cruise ship that I think worked ... Read more
Richardine
Member Since 2017
1 review
My husband and i took this cruise for our honeymoon. It was our first time, and we can truly say we love every moment of it. All employee are all very nice and polite. food was awesome, there was so much to choose from. a few places were ... Read more
mothershipGB
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed June 2017
We did not know what to expect, this being our first cruise, but decided to go for it and glad we did! We packed in loads at our destinations and on board. My husband, who is over 60 ... tried for the first time the Flow Rider and thought ... Read more
lnouri
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
My family told me about it and they planned the entire trip. I traveled with 16 other family members. We had a great time on the excursions. The food and all of the waitstaff were so friendly and took the time to make sure we had ... Read more
josephrosin
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
The food was excellent. The staff is attentive, courteous and hard working. The staff is very deliberate to show that they want you to enjoy your vacation. The ship is well appointed and shows attention to maintenance, but there was a ... Read more
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NickL80
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed June 2017
Admittedly, the only reason we took this cruise was to see Cuba. Key West was a fun stop, as always, but we had been there before and were looking forward to Cuba. Long story short, the people were quite nice there and it was a cool ... Read more
MWil181
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed June 2017
Rc is a excellent cruise ship. the staff, the service, food, amenities, entertainment, cabin and activities was absolutely excellent. queen of the seas. . . . this was my first cruise and nothing was left out. From spa time, to late ... Read more
suzrouse
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed June 2017
We had the help of a Travel agent to choose the cruise, the timing, length, and ports of Bermuda and Coco Cay also factored in.The cabin and dinning staff were excellent , they anticipated your requests, remembered your likes, service was ... Read more
dawnb23
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed June 2017
We went on this cruise because my mother hadn't been on holiday for over 20 years as she is disabled and finds it hard to find holidays to suit her and the ship catered for disabled people so she asked if we wanted to accompany her, we ... Read more
kicekoreem
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
If you have a large family and looking to please everyone in the family please consider booking on the OASIS class of ships. Our age range went from 13 yrs old to the Mid 90's and everyone found something to do. our Grandmother was able to ... Read more
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