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Serenade of the Seas, new refurbishing and offers onboard.
"Serenade of the Seas, has been very successful with its refurbishing and new offers on board. The ship came right from dry dock when we went on board in Barcelona, Monday, Dec. 10. The first thing we saw was..."Read More
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Morton Salt

10+ Cruises

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Ship and Itinerary Delivered!

Review for Serenade of the Seas to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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wassup4565

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

This was an experienced crew who worked well together and knew the itinerary. All our experiences onboard were much more than satisfactory. Because the cruise was so port-intensive, we didn't have the energy to take in much entertainment or enjoy activities onboard. What we need was excellent service, good food, and a comfortable refuge after walking many thousands of steps each day ashore. This ...
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Sail Date: October 2014

Departure Port: Saint-Tropez

Cabin Type: Superior Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony

15 Helpful Votes


Travel with friends

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canada_eh!

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

Hi, I traveled with 2 other ladies and we very much enjoyed our cruise on Serenade of the Seas in October of 2014. We arranged our own transfer to Civitavecchia from Rome, and arrived early for boarding. Boarding went very smoothly but, as we were on board around noon, our room was not ready until after 1. We explored the ship as this was the first cruise for my 2 friends (I had been on one many ...
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Sail Date: October 2014

Departure Port: Saint-Tropez

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


Does not live up to expectations

Review for Serenade of the Seas to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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SamT6

First Time Cruiser

Age 30s

We were on our honeymoon and decided to take the 12 day with stops in Salerno, Sicily, malta, Montenegro, Venice, croatia and Corfu. The ports were wonderful. We went in September so we're on one of the "oldest cruises they had ever seen" and it seemed the ship was more geared towards that age demographic so there was not much of interest for our age group (we're in our thirties.) They closed the ...
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Sail Date: September 2014

Departure Port: Saint-Tropez

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony

2 Helpful Votes


Wonderful cruise

Review for Serenade of the Seas to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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marymcgol

10+ Cruises

Just got off a 12 day Mediterranean/Adriatic cruise on Serenade of the Seas. After reading several recent reviews, I thought I would weigh in with a more positive experience. Both embarkation and disembarkation were smooth, well organized and we felt we got on and off the ship in record time. The fact that we got on and off in the same port probably helped - no need to clear customs or ...
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Sail Date: September 2014

Departure Port: Saint-Tropez

Cabin Type: Junior Suite

1 Helpful Vote


Generally a Disappointing Experience

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Fjeldbonde

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

This is our cruise number six and the first and the last cruise was hosted by Royal Caribbean. The first trip was very good; actually it was all we hoped for. The last trip could not, in any way, live up to our expectations. Here is why: • The food. The food in the main restaurant was generally disappointing and often it did not have the right temperature. There was regularly served lukewarm ...
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Sail Date: September 2014

Departure Port: Saint-Tropez

Cabin Type: Superior Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


Surprised.

Review for Serenade of the Seas to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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marionmblack

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

I gave my review a title of surprised but unfortunately it was surprised in a bad way. I've been on several RCI cruises so thought I knew what to expect but I was totally wrong. My recent cruising experiences have been with other cruise lines so perhaps that clouded my experience but in reading other reviews I find that's not the case. Dining was not a good experience. We tried before going on ...
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Sail Date: September 2014

Departure Port: Saint-Tropez

Cabin Type: Large Ocean View Stateroom

Traveled with children


RC: Serenade of the Seas; Never Again

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bugsy777

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

This is the first time that I am writing a review but I feel compelled to do so. We sailed the Caribbean with Carnival Glory in 2010. The Grand Med on the Magic in 2011. Northern Europe and Norway on the Legend in 2013 and now 17th Sept 14 on RC Serenade of the Seas, the Adriatic. We were obviously spoiled by Carnival as our latest cruise did not meet our expectations at all. For the first two ...
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Sail Date: September 2014

Departure Port: Saint-Tropez

Cabin Type: Large Ocean View Stateroom

1 Helpful Vote


What Can Spoil a Great Cruise

Review for Serenade of the Seas to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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downunder9

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

I hope that cruise companies read some of these reviews and take note ! We were on an 8 week tour of Europe and our Cruise on The Serenade was at the end We got a private transfer from Rome to the port Aprox 80 KM away and were dropped off outside the check in area which was fantastic Check in was easy and smoothest I have every experienced and were on the ship within 30 minutes. I have now ...
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Sail Date: September 2014

Departure Port: Saint-Tropez

Cabin Type: Superior Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony

58 Helpful Votes


Serenade - Out of Tune

Review for Serenade of the Seas to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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boris007

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

Having travelled with RCI several times before we thought we knew the standard we would be getting - how wrong we were. Gone are the frills and little 'extras' that made RCI different and hello to budget airline service standard for a high price. No free Orange Juice at lunch, now an 'extra' to be paid for! Main Dinning We went to the main dinning to eat on the first night. We had chosen the 2nd ...
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Sail Date: September 2014

Departure Port: Saint-Tropez

Cabin Type: Superior Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


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Could Be Better

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phynak

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

The ship was beautiful. Very well maintained. Great staff, very accommodating. Formal nights on most ships insist on a reasonable mode of dress but on this ship you could be casual. There is usually a cocktail offered on formal nights but again nothing was offered. The balcony cabin we had was extremely tiny. If one of us was getting dressed, the other had to wait so we wouldn't bump each other ...
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Sail Date: September 2014

Departure Port: Saint-Tropez

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


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