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Royal Caribbean San Diego Cruise Reviews

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128 Royal Caribbean San Diego Cruise Reviews


Welly9 avatar

Welly9

7 Reviews Written

26 Helpful Votes

16Nt RC East Bound Panama Cruise on the Jewel OTS

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We picked it for the Cruise Destinations, thru the Panama. Started in San Diego, loved SD, stay at the Sheraton (close to airport and cruise port) and walked around, to Little Italy, the docks, Dinner at the Fish ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Astromaid

4 Reviews Written

32 Helpful Votes

Cruising on Jewel of the Seas, including comparison to Carnival

We typically cruise with Carnival, but wanted to do a full transit through the Panama Canal, which Carnival rarely offers. So we booked a cruise on Jewel of the Seas, we have been on Explorer of the Seas back in ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Dlqueen721

2 Reviews Written

Panama Canal Cruise

Nice ship, just the right size for this type of cruise. Nice crew. The waiters in the main ding room went out of their way to remember what your favorite food items were. Disappointed that our spacious ocean view ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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jujdred2018

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great except for last day

Bucket-list cruise. Check-in was a bit rough: new program scanned my wife's passport and said she was born on some tropical island I've never heard of; a supervisor had to be called to update the location to NY. ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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AHobs

1 Review Written

Fun Cruise - Terrible Customer Service

I recently returned from the Pacific Coastal cruise I went on with two family members, with only one who had been on a cruise before (he sailed on Celebrity). We were very disappointed with Royal Caribbean's ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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ScubaCruiser54

6 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

First short repositioning cruise, the ups and downs.

It was an interesting trip. We flew into San Diego from Houston. We had booked our pre-cruise room at the Hilton San Diego Bay Hotel. We arrived a little bit after 12:00 pm. The Hotel looked nice from the ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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NanTOsh

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Pacific Coastal

This was our first cruise on RC and only our second cruise overall. We cruised from San Diego to Vancouver, BC, though we disembarked in Victoria to visit family. When we entered the cruise embarkation area, we ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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yagoelen

3 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Disappointment on our return to RCCL

We were accustomed to Celebrity on several recent cruises but remembered nice ones that had been taken with other 4 RCCL ships. This time because of convenient dates we decided to take this cruise and were not ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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richard1s

16 Reviews Written

30 Helpful Votes

Good, But Not Great

The following are some experiences and observations about our 5/16 California repositioning cruise on the Jewel of the Seas - sailing out of San Diego. We chose this cruise specifically for the itinerary, but we are ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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HouseRulz

3 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Very Fun Trip on a Very Average Ship

This was my 6th cruise, and first on RCCL. I was traveling with my Mother. We have cruised together several times. This cruise went to Catalina Island, San Francisco (with overnight), Victoria, and ended in ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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_Marshbird

1 Review Written

No One Likes to be Nickel and Dimed

When a company tries to nickel and dime their customers, they are destroying customer relations. And that is what Royal Caribbean has done for me on this my last cruise, and very certainly my last cruise with RC for ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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cmlv150

1 Review Written

April 2nd, 2013 - Eastbound Panama Canal

My party flew into San Diego, the morning of the cruise and took a taxi from the airport over to the cruise ship terminal area. We arrived around 10:30am walked up, dropped off our luggage and then walked to the ...
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Sail Date April 2013


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capalmtree

4 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Bucket list trip through the Canal ...

Having researched many Panama Canal itineraries, we were pleased with our 15-night trip on Vision of the Seas. We wanted an itinerary that actually transited the canal and also spent a day in Panama for touring. ...
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Sail Date April 2013


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DosMariasFromSF

1 Review Written

Great First Time cruise through the Panama Canal though

RCI , Royal Caribbean International Vision of the Seas Panama Canal April 2013 West to East (San Diego to Ft Lauderdale) Room 2072 (Senior Citizens , no children) Overall, a very rewarding experience, ...
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Sail Date April 2013


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ladyslippertraveller

7 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Vision of the Seas - Fantastic Crew - Wonderful Atmosphere

My sister and I just completed a five day visit in San Diego and a 15 day Panama Canal cruise on board the Vision of the Seas. The only negative comment I can make is the terrible check in procedure at the San Diego ...
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Sail Date April 2013


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beachfinder

2 Reviews Written

Vision Of The Seas - 14 Day Cruise

Check in was the worst of any cruise we had ever done. Despite being a Diamond member with a Jr. Suite, I was sent to the "regular" line and they couldn't do anything fast. They couldn't verify my credit card either ...
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Sail Date November 2012


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Ruth

4 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Panama Canal Trip from CA to FL

Good -Great Cruise Critic's to hang out with. 14 day cruise. Time to relax. No kids on board, they were in school. Bad -Worst room steward we have ever had. He was unhappy, complained about his job to me each ...
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Sail Date October 2012


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pgtraveler

1 Review Written

Memorable Panama Canal Crossing

My wife and I live in California, and were planning to attend a wedding in Key West. Since we had a significant (and about to expire!) RCI credit from a Mediterranean cruise where half the ports were canceled due to ...
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Sail Date October 2011


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familyfiveCalgary

2 Reviews Written

Family Trip on Radiance w/ 3 kids ages 4-11 on a budget

Radiance of the Seas - March 22 - April 2, 2010 !Excellente! My husband, myself, and our three girls (4, 9 and 11) decided to try an 11 night cruise out of San Diego down the Mexican Riviera and then stay an extra ...
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Sail Date March 2010


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swiss305

1 Review Written

ALASKA AT ITS BEST

We chose the repositioning cruise on the Radiance for our first look at Alaska. It was a wonderful trip with much warmer weather than we were warned to expect--very little rain, many sunny days. We inched very ...
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Sail Date May 2010


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kept

9 Reviews Written

Loud bird sounds in the solarium.

May 3, 2010 Radiance of the Seas, 5 nights R/T San Diego to Ensenada and Cabo San Lucas. Onboard this cruise was me 44, and my daughter 4. I just made diamond. Check in: Check in went fine. We took the train ...
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Sail Date May 2010


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styles27

3 Reviews Written

Radiance of the Seas - Mexican Riviera

My husband and I spent 2 nights at the Catamaran Resort and Spa in San Diego prior to our sailing. The hotel was nice. It's located in the Mission Bay area of San Diego, about 20 minutes from the pier. San Diego is ...
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Sail Date May 2010


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Paul

20 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Great Holiday Despite The Food!

Embarkation at San Diego was quick and easy and it's worth mentioning that we stayed at the Holiday Inn just across the road from the cruise terminal which was amazingly convenient. The cabin (stateroom) and ...
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Sail Date April 2010


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azbarbu

5 Reviews Written

Radiant, but Too Short!!

My partner decided to take a short 5 night Mexican cruise in conjunction with a conference I had in San Diego. All in all, the cruise exceeded our expectations. We had sailed on Carnival twice before (Elation and ...
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Sail Date May 2010


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blueyesdm

3 Reviews Written

Another great sailing onboard the Radiance!

We just returned from the 10 night Mexican Riviera cruise onboard our favorite ship, the Radiance. For being as old as she is, I think the ship is kept in great condition and we didn't notice any problems. This was ...
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Sail Date April 2010


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