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Royal Caribbean New Orleans Cruise Reviews

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Vision Not 20-20

Review for Vision of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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Fast Alongside

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

I have been on this ship many times and have always considered it one of my favorite smaller ships in the line. However things seemed to have changed a bit in the last year or so. This trip consisted of two one week cruises back to back. Midway through the first cruise the female cruise director was replaced by a fellow named Steve. Fairly soon thereafter the atmosphere on the ship seemed to ...
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Sail Date: February 2019


Not bad

Review for Vision of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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lpaulow

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

Got to New Orleans port at 9:30, they didn’t start letting guests start checking in with cruise staff til 10. I believe we were on the ship by 11:30 (we are not diamond club, just first time on royal). If you want to carry your baggage off yourself at end of cruise in self-assist, we were getting off the ship at around 7:17 a.m., through customs and out of terminal just after 7:30. Back to car ...
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Sail Date: February 2019

Cabin Type: Spacious Ocean View Balcony


Low crowds, but...

Review for Vision of the Seas to Bahamas

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rrtexascruiser

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

We chose this ship to sample the smaller ship. We also have never been to New Orleans, so we spent a few pre-cruise days exploring NOLA. We got a pretty good deal and was happy to sacrifice lack of “active” activities. We also decided to make this a 100% casual cruise. We New the ship was old and did not offer as much as a large ship. With that being said, our expectations were low. We had a ...
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Sail Date: February 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Barely worth it for a cheap cruise

Review for Vision of the Seas to Bahamas

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bankster

2-5 Cruises

Age 20s

Overall, this ship was flat out boring. There is no entertainment besides trivia, lame shows, and seminars for the purpose of selling something. The ride through the Mississippi and gulf was extremely bumpy a couple of days during the trip, it is a smaller ship, however. The food was average and super repetitive. I enjoyed Nassau, and Key West, however, Cococay was an absolute joke and scam. ...
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Sail Date: January 2019


Nice smaller, older ship

Review for Vision of the Seas to Bahamas

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Kcdaugherty

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary, which was to include CocoCay, Bahamas, and Key West. We have been to the Bahamas, but were eager to see CocoCay and revisit Key West. Unfortunately, CocoCay wasn't completed on time and we were diverted to Miami. We weren't especially interested in Miami but we were able to visit South Beach for about $14 each way via Uber. The Vision is a small ...
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Sail Date: January 2019


An average adventure

Review for Vision of the Seas to Bahamas

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Dickv

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

The original cruise had their private island which was changed to Miami. The food was excellent. The dining room staff was excellent but most tables are for ten so it takes 1 hour and 45 minutes to eat. This is a real negative in terms of getting to events. Buffet set up is the worst I have ever seen. Main buffet as you enter. Just horrid. The staff was nice, seating acceptable but room set up ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Cabin Type: Spacious Ocean View Balcony


The good and disappointing...

Review for Vision of the Seas to Bahamas

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ndb2016

2-5 Cruises

Age 30s

We (a mid 30's and early 40's married couple) chose this cruise originally for the ports (Coco Cay, Nassau, Key West) and because it was a good deal. Then the Coco Cay port was changed to Miami so that was the first bummer. The ship is older, but in my opinion in decent shape. Our room was an inside cabin so that took some time to adjust to, but it was nice being so dark to take naps in ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Cabin Type: Interior


Disappointed

Review for Vision of the Seas to Bahamas

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Crznthrulife

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We are Diamond Plus and have over 25 cruises with RCCL. This was our biggest disappointment. We love New Orleans and had a great time prior to the cruise. There were 11 people in our party, including a 3 year old. Embarkation and debarkation went well. Loved that customs performed on board prior to New Orleans. We had a JS and the room was fine. Our steward was as OK. Didn't seem ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Cabin Type: Junior Suite


The staff were wonderful, but didn't like the ship.

Review for Vision of the Seas to Bahamas

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mscjn2

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We chose this ship because friends were sailing on this ship at this time. We ended up being on different floors, not what we expected. The ship only had one dining room and seemed to lack the amenities that other ships have. We were in a handicapped room and did have a refrigerator and lots of room but it was located under the Windjammer Buffet. After 2 nights of not sleeping because of noise ...
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Sail Date: December 2018


Beautiful Ship, but boring and dining experience mediocre.

Review for Vision of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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EmeraldCoastCruisers

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We chose this cruise as it was the first for Royal leaving from New Orleans after years of being gone. We were excited to be back on a Royal cruise. No cruise is a bad cruise, BUT this ship was quite boring. There wasn't much to do during the day unless you gamble or during the ports go on excursions. The dining options were minimal and if you chose the dining room during sea day, they didn't ...
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Sail Date: December 2018


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