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Royal Caribbean Cruise Reviews for Senior Cruises to Europe

Royal Caribbean
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Europe
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Excellent

140

Very Good

122

Average

72

Poor

36

Terrible

11

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36 Royal Caribbean Cruise Reviews for Senior Cruises to Europe


Tindy2 avatar

Tindy2

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Too many people ... too busy

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We were really looking forward to this cruise. There were too many people on this ship. Our first evening we realised that there were not enough seating in-social areas for the amount of people on board. Every ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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MouldyMermaid

5 Reviews Written

60 Helpful Votes

Royal Caribbean no longer up with luxury cruise leaders

Having had a brilliant cruise on Navigator last year, we booked to do the same itinerary with friends from Scotland. Our 19th cruise - and 8th with R.C. but what a huge disappointment - so much has changed. ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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RunandBike

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Cruise is not up to RC standards

First time to Ireland and Scotland....so looking forward to it. However, the trip was a mafor. disappointment on many fronts. The ports were very industrial and greatly took away from the experience. The food ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Just Jeanie

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Sadly Changed for the Worst

Fifth and last time probably on this ship. Far to crowded and a very rough element now. A lot of people were evicted from the shp for bad behaviour, mainly brawling. MDR long wait for food and quality when it ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Adrian1943

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

"Sardine Ship Of The Seas"

My 75th birthday treat and Bucket List "Go on a BIG SHIP". 4,128 passengers, 1,600 sunbeds. Overcrowded by about 1,000 passengers too many. Queues everywhere. Despite valiant staff service at bars is appalling ...
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Sail Date June 2018


Gazsis avatar

Gazsis

1 Review Written

Getting off the ship in different ports

There is not enough staff The bar service was very slow, Trying to get a beverage at the bar forget about it. The Windjammer, food good never enough clean tables chairs MUGS or staff like Woolworths Cafe ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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ddnewburger

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Hen/Stag Party Ship

booked in january to see what the refurb looked like and to try a shorter cruise,, couple days away!!! full of hens and stag chasing around the ship, drunk on top deck, loud... ordering rounds of drinks at the bar ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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bigbill46

3 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

2nd time on Freedom of the Seas and very disappointed

Booked this cruise with friends that have cruised together for over 15 years. 2nd time on Freedom of the Sea, very disappointed at organization, reduction in service and offerings Really felt like they were trying ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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Cruise Blogger

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Picture a vaudeville act

If your looking for sparkling, colorful and exciting atmosphere. This is not a ship for you. Picture it as a ship in retirement. The carpets are a fun l970s design. Its heyday was probably early 70s. There is not ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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mimskey

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

The worse cruise we have been on

We chose this cruise because in the brochure it looked very nice, with a large pool, and as it was our 25th anniversary we chose accommodation with a large balcony. The accommodation was quite nice with lots of ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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Bessbrook

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

60th birthday treat

Looked fantastic listening to travel agents was told room was 2 minutes from lift as my partner has mobility problems wasn't told it was right beside gangway with constant early morning noise was exhausted being ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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nickroe

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

If this is cruising I would not go again!!!

This was our fifth cruise but our first with Royal Caribbean. we found the food only poor to mediocre the service average and the prices ridiculous EG a bottle of water 8.5 dollars + 18% service charge.. The ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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Patham1234

1 Review Written

Disappointed with how the complaints were dealt with

On this ship I was very disappointed in the Casino staff and their uncaring attitude. The Casino is a designated smoking area on the ship and was used as one by those who did not use the machines or tables. I like ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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snoopeedog71

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

GREEK ISLAND CRUISE

We chose this cruise as we have been with RC 8 times and have always been really happy with the food and service. Looks like this time our luck ran out!!!! - everything that has been said so far in these reviews ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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clareylou2

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Cheapness of the Seas

Although the ship has been refurbished handsomely, I found my cruise experience to be below average. I have always felt pampered on the cruises I have sailed on before this one. The small amenities that I have been ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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alphonse49

3 Reviews Written

45 Helpful Votes

Never Again From The UK

My wife and I have cruised with Royal Caribbean on 6 previous occasions, but never before out of the UK in July. While we will sail with RC again we will never again leave from the UK. While the itinerary was ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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john nichols

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

The Independence was not my cup of tea.

In 2015 we booked this cruise because the itinerary included Sardinia and Corsica but before departure we were advised Sardinia had been replaced with a call at Barcelona and later received notification that Corsica ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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Katyemorley

1 Review Written

20 Helpful Votes

Much room for improvement, not that they listen!

I feel compelled to review this cruise for several reasons, firstly we are cruisers in our mid 40's travelling with elederly parents in their 80's. The service by the overworked waiters in the restaurants was ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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netrodini

2 Reviews Written

71 Helpful Votes

I will not be selecting Royal Caribbean for any future cruise vacation.

12 Night Mediterranean Cruise Brilliance of the Seas Sail Date: 05/14/2016 To whom it may concern: I’m sorry to say that the cruise experience on this last trip was not one of the worst that I have ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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Chrissimms

2 Reviews Written

26 Helpful Votes

Service dropped.

What has happened to RCI.The service has dropped tremendously. We are diamond plus members and never experienced a cruise like this. First I,ll tell you the good points. Sapphire dining room good as usual,our cabin ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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Jaguarman2012

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Choose your cruise ship and onboard facilities carefully.

This was our second cruise, the previous one being 8 years ago on Ocean Village which we enjoyed except for lack of formality - mainly that all meals were buffet and there was no dress code. We chose ...
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Sail Date May 2016


Dengriff avatar

Dengriff

2 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

Nice Ship; Terrible Cruise

This ship will be fantastic when it is finished but this particular cruise was very poor.We expected a few finishing touches but floors being laid and attractions not finished ,cables and ladders all over the place ...
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Sail Date May 2016


oldtone avatar

oldtone

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

A BRIDGE TOO FAR, AND THE REST OF THE SHIP!!

Maiden voyage, so expected some problems, however ship is just too big, no where to sit in bars as capacity to high, food good , but slow, half finished entertainment, very few loos for such a large number of ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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kilkenny

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Floating Mall

This ship is way too big and carries too many people. We did the western European cruise so every day there were five to six thousand people attempting to have breakfast at 7 am in order to make their tours. The ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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CruiseCurious57

1 Review Written

Overrated; Poor

Won't sail her again. As ships go, they have substituted a lot of public deck area (views, comfort of strolling) for added features not too many people even used. The design is poor, as you can't even walk ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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