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597 Royal Caribbean Group and Theme Cruise Reviews
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Rfrankland85
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed May 2017
I am overall extremely happy with my cruise vacation with royal Caribbean. I am extremely happy with my service provided by my stateroom attendant Arya Prasetya. Arya went above and beyond the call of duty. Arya recognized us by name ... Read more
RetiredPO
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
I like the Voyager class of ships, so I enjoyed the Navigator. But cuts backs are obvious in food, entertainment and activities. Enjoyed the days at sea just wish there had been more to do. I really miss the professional crafters. The ... Read more
LAM4Cruisin
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Great staff and entertainment, that offered a nice variety of food. However, the cruise ship was poorly managed. The cruise ship had limited Air Conditioning on their entire vessel. The Casino, public bathrooms and cabin rooms were ... Read more
Cruising together 2014
Member Since 2014
1 review
10 forum posts
Allure of the Seas was awesome. Cruise director and Activities director were great and really involved with the guests. Everyone can see that they enjoy their work! Mama Mia, Ocean Aria, Blue Planet, Character parades were fabulous and ... Read more
Cruisepack
Member Since 2011
1 review
2 forum posts
5 helpful votes
ABOUT US - We have been on a dozen or so cruises on Carnival, Royal Caribbean, and Norwegian Cruise lines. We live in FL and are now empty-nesters. We chose this cruise because we wanted to try out the largest mega-cruiser class of RCCL ... Read more
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jjrr2
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed May 2017
Overall quality of food, service, & entertainment was AMAZING. I can't ever imagine cruising on another boat. From the casino all the way down to the shows, the experience was worth talking about. The attention that was provided by ... Read more
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notaryveronica
Member Since 2017
1 review
This was my first cruise. I didn't experience any sea sickness. There were plenty of activities to choose from such ice skating, riding wave rider, going to the gym or spa. Or something low key like reading in the library or at the pool. ... Read more
tootall22
Member Since 2017
1 review
All destinations were perfect, all the cities were ''to discover'' and each had something different to provide. Embarkation was perfect but disembarkation needs improvement/clarification for early departure. Ship is great, rooms are ... Read more
Calm45
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
We choose this cruise because other family members choose it and we decided to come along. The ship is beautiful with many activities. We were definitely busy and never bored. Our daughter traveled with us who is 8 yrs old and she had ... Read more
ncastro
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
I choose this cruise because we were part of a Private event. Salsa Sol y Arena. Itinerary was great, port of call great, great food, great staff and crew. Entertainment should be more diverse with different shows and cast. The ... Read more
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RuthieWorldTravels
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
This cruise was chosen by the planner and organize and was a superb choice, to say the least. It was amazing how the crew organized and carried out the life vest demonstration. There were 2500+ passengers on this cruise and with the ... Read more
VannyP
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Me and My Husband Decided to travel by RC Quantum of the Seas, on 1st May 2017 for 5 nights. As we entered for check in, the staff pointed out that we had only a single entry visa and we may had to be docked off at fukoaka Japan. We were ... Read more
jimjan2
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
Group cruise w/ friends . Opportunity to make new friends,see old friends. Went with a friend who had never been on RCCL. She really enjoyed the expierence. She has never been to Coco Cay or Nassau ,.We had a good time shopping and people ... Read more
VickiVSN
Member Since 2002
1 review
567 forum posts
Booked with Card Player Cruises which is always a good time. I hadn't cruised in over five years. Improvements: * Digital images easy to find by room number and download * Onboard internet access - was actually too good but found ... Read more
skmr
Member Since 2017
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
The Empress of the Seas is a perfectly maintained ship. Staff and services were excellent. While services offered are similar on all ships, the friendliness and attentive staff made all the difference to our cruise. It felt like ... Read more
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CCBR
Member Since 2006
1 review
1,497 forum post
Sailed April 2017
We are loyal to Royal! We had another great experience on Liberty for two weeks b2b, our cruise director and his staff were great as usual. The ship was constantly being cleaned and sanitized to prevent any viruses. The future ... Read more
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Meskelis
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Food and attractions are wonderful!!! Crew very polite!!! Embarkation was very painful. Huge lines to go through lines. We spent almost 2 hours in line, but I don't know if it was a port's or Royal Caribbean's problem. Crew at the dining ... Read more
LewisAlcocer
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
My sister, her husband,myself and my husband took this cruise together. We all has been wanting to go to Belize, other ports in the western Caribbean and the Mayan ruins. This is a smaller and therefore a much friendly ship. Everybody we ... Read more
mlncarr
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
For our 50th Anniversary we wanted to take a Transatlantic Repositioning Cruise from Tampa to Barcelona; with a Back-to-back from Barcelona to Venice to Barcelona. We've been on this particular cruise several times and just enjoy this ... Read more
Markj744*
Member Since 2017
1 review
Our group of seven young seniors really enjoyed most of this cruise. Things you gotta due include Chops where we used the first night done right. Our server Robert was fantastic, as was the food, and we actually applauded when they brought ... Read more
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ihelpuown
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
This ship is awesome and everyone should experience it at lease once in a lifetime but.....be prepared. This ship will cost you! Not only for your cruise but almost everything you do on it! 1. I did not like having to make ... Read more
Oaklandish70
Member Since 2012
1 review
20 forum posts
1 helpful vote
I had high hopes for the HARMONY OF THE SEAS. My first OASIS OF THE SEAS Cruise in 2010 was phenomenal and the ship was less than a year old. Just as her sister, Harmony's design is spacious and esthetically pleasing. Art work adorning ... Read more
naomibest31
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
I came on this cruise because of my family (cousins) and we haven't been on vacation in awhile. I personally had never been on a cruise. The Service from staff was AMAZING ! and they genuineness from the staff made it a welcoming and ... Read more
Zswimmerboy
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
I thought it was awesome Bingo was so much fun. Paige who runs it does a great job. It was super sad to say goodbye to her at the end. The water slides are amazing. The toilet bowl without a tube is genius. The blue one is so fast ... Read more
Ftobias
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
High school reunion "Friends and Family" cruise. We have done it for the past several years but there is not enough to do in the evenings on this ship, poor turnout to the planned events and venues. The bars and pool deck should ... Read more
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