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Royal Caribbean Cruise Reviews for Romantic Cruises to Europe

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Old ship and uninterested crew

Review for Brilliance of the Seas to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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Taz1983

2-5 Cruises

Age 30s

This cruise had good reviews but now I realize the reviews are from Royal Caribbean lifers. FYI if you have kids the ship attracts a majority of older people. There was only 1 main dining room aside from the buffet. I felt pressured to pay extra to eat at the specialty dining rooms because the salespeople were always standing at the entrance to the buffet. Cleaning was poor, I found false ...
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Sail Date: October 2019


Wonderful

Review for Brilliance of the Seas to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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cORINDAGIG

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

As I much prefer the smaller ships, this was a perfect fit. The Brilliance is in good shape overall. We were in a Grand Suite. Our room was clean and in wonderful condition. Our cabin steward, Luis, was attentive to all and any of our needs. The concierge, Amit, was very helpful in all facets especially with getting off the ship quickly at the ports of call and disembarkation. As for the food. ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Grand Suite


Not as described!

Review for Independence of the Seas to Europe - All

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caroline1965

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

Wont be using RC again or recommending them. Needed something to fit in school holidays. I wanted plenty to occupy child and flexible enough to allow them to eat / play / explore without pressure. So we could all have a break. Unfortunately it didnt work like that. Boarding was straightforward having cruised before I expected to go straight to my room find cases outside,unpack, go exploring/ have ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Traveled with children


Hit & Miss

Review for Explorer of the Seas to Europe - All

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Findus Stander

10+ Cruises

Age 40s

Cabins need a refurb. Public areas ok. Entertainment was hit and miss. Ventriloquist was excellent a really funny show. Take that experience were good. Not sure about the headliners, didn't enjoy any of their shows. Drinks prices high. Charged for shuttle buses we waited for over an hour for one and in the end paid for a taxi back to the ship, other cruise lines provide these free of charge. ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View

Traveled with children


Lacks that luxury feel

Review for Explorer of the Seas to Europe - All

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Mrs Haggar

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

This ship is disappointing. The room 2640 is on top of the engine room and is very noisy. The decor is tired and dated. The staff and food are excellent but it feels budget in comparison with celebrity and P & O. For example, there are no nice complimentary toiletries - just some body wash in a locked container in the shower. There are no little towel animals or chocolates on the pillow, nor is ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View


EXCELLENT CRUISE- SHAME ABOUT RIP OFF SHUTTLE CHARGE

Review for Explorer of the Seas to Europe - British Isles & Western

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GILLCOX

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We chose this cruise because we had not been to Hamburg, Rotterdam and Amsterdam. Felt it was a good way to see these destinations. Apart from the drizzly weather, which was expected at this time of the year, they were very interesting places. Embarkation at Southampton was extremely easy, onboard very quickly and cabin and luggage available within hour. We had inside cabin 8673, very ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Interior


The ship was great, but don't go on this trip!

Review for Explorer of the Seas to Europe - British Isles & Western

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Zmonster8u

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

The ship was nice, people were great. Dining room dinner menu disappointed and we ate in the windjammer most nights. When we did eat in the dining room, it was good. The ship was on the small side, but it doesn't need to be bigger with ports so close together and one cruise day. First port, Hamburg Germany on a Sunday. All stores are closed on Sundays, forget shopping. Are you serious ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Interior


Expected Better

Review for Explorer of the Seas to Europe - All

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Cruiser Rick1

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We chose this cruise for the D Day Beaches and the American Cemetery at Normandy. We booked a fairly expensive all day excursion in Le Havre. I was shocked to receive an email about a month before sailing, that due to ship speed limits, we would not arrive a Le Havre at 10:30 am as scheduled but at 12:30 pm. The excursion was cancelled and we did receive a full refund. I booked a different ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


European Adventure

Review for Explorer of the Seas to Europe - British Isles & Western

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Scloud11

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

We found Explorer of the Seas to be as nice as when we first sailed on her 3 years ago on an Alaskan cruise. In fact, we found the service and food to be even better! The ship is kept immaculately clean. We were surprisingly assigned the same balcony cabin, 8280, from our Alaskan cruise which is mid ship and a perfect spot. The only disappointment was in picking this particular cruise, we ...
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Sail Date: October 2019


SO SO DISAPPOINTED - Brilliance of the Seas - low-cost rip-off cruise.

Review for Brilliance of the Seas to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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Yod YI

2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

If you want to pay a lot for a low-cost rip-off cruise in a dated ship and very few activities - this is the ship for you. Six 1 liter bottles of water for 39 USD?? come on. We were on a family vacation (4 families with young kids) and booked a cruise via an agent (who was supposed to help find the right ship) on a home for the elderly cruise with cheap food, very little activities and dated ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Traveled with children


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