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Royal Caribbean Honolulu Cruise Reviews

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Great embarkation, good cruise, disastrous disembarkation

Review for Ovation of the Seas to Transpacific

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Fredette
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

I was really surprised at how easy embarkation was, after having stood in long lines with other cruise lines, this was really easy if you had done the electronic "pre-check in". Great idea RCCL, keep it up. The cruise itself was good, but as it was a relocation cruise, there were a lot of sea days. I have done such a cruise before (with a different cruise line), so I knew that it was very ...
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Sail Date: September 2019


Worst Trans-ocean Cruise

Review for Radiance of the Seas to Transpacific

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Peterseremet
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We’ve done many transatlantic and transpacific cruises, most of which offered many activities and good entertainment for the many sea days. Unfortunately, this 18-day transpacific cruise was sorely lacking in both entertainment and enrichments opportunities, and was a boring experience overall. This was made all the worse by inclement weather that forced us to spend a lot of time indoors. And the ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony

Traveled with disabled person


Ship is old but comfortable

Review for Radiance of the Seas to Hawaii

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Gee_Jimmie
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise mainly for the itinerary and knew the ship was old and smaller than others. We like the smaller size ship and wish cruise lines would stop making them bigger and bigger. The itinerary was nice (Honolulu -> Vancouver). The ports were very nice. The cabin was tight but who spends time in their cabin anyway :). The main dining room food was very good compared with other ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View


5 days at sea is boring!!!

Review for Radiance of the Seas to Hawaii

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Specialktou
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Loved the Hawaii portion of the itinerary. After a great time in the islands, we headed out for 5 days of cold, cloudy weather. Not the fault of RC, but just the same, plans for swimming and sunning were dead on arrival. All of that aside, no one on board seemed to know the schedule. I asked what night is formal night, no one knew, not even the customer service desk! This was was our ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


The right size ship, but lacks the WOW! it used to have

Review for Radiance of the Seas to Hawaii

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JohnH9
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We arrived in Honolulu the evening before our cruise and had a hotel a short distance from the cruise port. From the time we check our bags with a porter, through security and check-in, we were on the ship in less than 30 minutes. We have been on the Radiance of the Seas several times before, but found the ship in need of a makeover. The ship looks "tired". Compared to newer, more modern ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Cabin Type: Spacious Ocean View Balcony

Traveled with disabled person


Disappointing

Review for Ovation of the Seas to Hawaii

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patcee101
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Chose this cruise because of the itinerary but that didn’t work out so well. Bad planning on behalf of RCI resulted in multiple itinerary changes and just too much confusion for passengers and crew alike. We haven’t cruised with RCI for probably ten years during which we have favoured Princess and after this cruise with RCI I believe we made the right decision. We are not fussy eaters nor do we ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


Ovation Hawaii cruise -what a mightmare

Review for Ovation of the Seas to Hawaii

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lifetimecuiser
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We wanted to go back to Hawaii to visit the Arizona Memorial and visit the islands again. However, before this cruise even started there were problems. The Arizona Memorial is closed and will be for some an undisclosed amount of time. They are doing construction around the memorial that will keep it closed for awhile. But that wasn't the main reason for this review. This was our 35th cruise and ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


Incompetent or didn't care, Hard to tell

Review for Ovation of the Seas to Hawaii

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dacusg
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We have cruised on RCI before and have had very few problems. This one however was a nightmare. Booked day 1 Honolulu depart at 11:00pm 2 Kailua Kona 9am to 6pm 3 Kilaeua Volcano 12:01 to 1:00am 3Napoli coast 12:00pm to 4:00pm day 4&5 Maui 9am to 5pm next days 6-10 cruising day 11 Victoria BC 9:00am to 8:00pm 12 Vancouver 6:00am. What we got Days 1&2 Honolulu (left Honolulu at 5:00pm on 2nd ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Cabin Type: Grand Suite with Large Balcony - 1 Bedroom


Ship is beautiful but terrible itineraries and food

Review for Ovation of the Seas to Hawaii

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mrneva
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

The other reviewers of this cruise have basically said it all. The itinerary change was super disappointing. We were so looking forward to going to the big island and seeing the volcano. Then RCI just axed the stop completely. At the Lahaina, Maui stop, tendering was delayed due to rough sea. Everybody got up early wanted to get off the ship but was not able to so that's why all the public ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Traveled with children


Excuse after excuse

Review for Ovation of the Seas to Hawaii

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kirby31098
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

From the time ROyal Caribbean changed the itinerary conveniently 59 days before sailing, to the chaos created in baggage claim at disembarking, the most common words from ships staff was “We apologize”. The ship board staff constantly had to make excuses and apologize for numerous situations they had difficulty dealing with. AVOID this ship......while the ship itself is marvelous and a great ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View with Large Balcony


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