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Royal Caribbean Serenade of the Seas Repositioning Cruises Cruise Reviews

Royal Caribbean
Serenade of the Seas
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Traveler rating

Excellent

28

Very Good

25

Average

28

Poor

2

Cruise type

Family Cruises

323

Romantic Cruises

150

Senior Cruises

127

Repositioning Cruises

84

Entertainment Cruises

72

84 Royal Caribbean Serenade of the Seas Repositioning Cruises Cruise Reviews


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chev29

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Good, Bad, Ugly

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Chose this cruise for its ports. Entertainment was good the first 10 days, but how many times can you listen to an island band play same songs night after night while making up words. Also headliner shows were ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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mrs shipshape259

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Loved all 29-nights on Serenade Oct -Nov 2018!

Wanted to return to Bermuda (7-nights), love the repo (12 nights), and love the itinerary for the 10-night at the end. From Day 1 we felt that all crew provided beyond exceptional service! Everywhere on the ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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kajee75

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

5 great islands, one mediocre ship

We chose this cruise because of the convenience of leaving from Boston and the islands to be visited. The ship is very easy to get around on and the staff is pleasant. Some areas of the ship are in need of repair. ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Srq221

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Disappointed

Having sailed with RCCL many times I expected a great cruise on a grrat ship. Sailed out of Copenhagen. The Seranade of the Seas is in dire need of extensuve updating and repairs. Windows in the Safari Club lounge ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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steph70288

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Inaugural Greenland Crossing

Two years ago, we found ourselves cruising the Baltic on the Serenade. During that sailing, they began advertising for their fall crossing from Copenhagen to Boston. It looked intriguing, so we kept our eyes ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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zwavedave

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Pretty Comparable to Princess

We just finished 3 B2B cruises that started in Ft. Lauderdale Florida. We crossed the Atlantic and the first segment terminated in Copenhagen. From there we did a Norwegian fjords cruise taking us back to ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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apjensen

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Transatlantic with Le Havre & Zeebrugge

We always choose our cruises based on the itinerary and this cruise was no different. We liked the idea of a transatlantic for the relaxation, and were delighted to find that combines with access to 2 of our bucket ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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48Tweeter

4 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Hard-working staff *10*: poor management *-5*

Service staff in general are hard-working, cheerful, and concerned about providing a pleasant trip. We found some managers less thoughtful, sometimes uninterested. There were stupid mistakes like running out of ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Adeline Florida

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Good Atlantic Crossing

Wanted to return to Europe in a slow fashion, enjoying meals and entertainment on route.Cabin was very small and today’s style of larger cases are extremely difficult to fit under the beds - very little room and ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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mistyw

4 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

12 Day Repositioning Cruise Serenade Of The Seas And Key West

12 day repositioning cruise from Boston to Fort Lauderdale ~ I loved the Itinerary, food, shows, dancing, pool games and lobster night. Ideal balcony cabin on deck 10, lots of storage and one deck below pool and ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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baldie1956

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Not up to expectations, but still had a good time.

A little background first, then a bit long, but ultimately fair review. I am a 61 year old widower with a decent amount of cruise experience.This was my 2nd with RCCL (although the 1st one was some 25+ years ago) to ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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cheche01

4 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Watching sunrise from balcony

Liked itinerary, love the islands, especially St. Lucia. Relaxing and good food and service, also liked the music around the ship. Was a little upset that I did not receive body lotion in my cabin since I am ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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dadatsea

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Beantown to Beaches 2017 Reposition Sail

Annual trek to Boston for the Beantown to Beaches reposition sailing. Ship is showing wear BUT the crew moral is fantastic and doing its best to be SURE the passengers are given exceptional service. The addition of ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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JAM1

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Enjoyable Cruise

We like the cruise because it was convenient for us leaving from Boston. This was our third time doing this repositioning cruise. The stops are really good. We booked again for next year. The ship was in need of ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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NovaBoy

4 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

The crew really make the cruise

Love repo's and this cruise started in my hometown of Boston. An hours ride and we were in the cruiseport. Been to all the islands and have cruised on Serenade before. Her and Freedom are my favorites. What made ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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CBTex

3 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Transatlantic from Copenhagen to Boston

We chose the cruise for the ports. Copenhagen was a great city to sail from. Tivoli Gardens is a gem. Oslo and the fiords of Norway were pleasant. Iceland is so unique that there is nothing the can be done to ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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watchmywake

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Extraordinary itinerary

I like longer cruises, partly because embarkation and disembarkation are my least favorite aspects of cruising, but also because it offers more opportunity to meet other cruisers. I like transatlantic/transpacific ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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travelhappy2000

6 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Failed on embarkation and disembarkation

Iceland is a very popular destination so we wanted to check it out. Done it and not impressed. If you had seen Niagara falls then the waterfalls in Iceland has nothing to brag about. The geysers are puny compared to ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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philmojacar

1 Review Written

God Bless America!

Never did transatlantic or visited any of the countries before.The majority of shows were very good,particularly Stephanie Parker,Joe West,Joel.??,Abba tribute,and the ships Dancers and singers (although one of the ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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GiandJoe

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Good not Great

We chose this cruise because of it's stops in Iceland. We have been to the other countries which were very nice. The Serenade is in good shape for it's age and the overall cruise was average but cutbacks are ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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ClearPath

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Excellent cruise

Excellent service, food and entertainment, but we chose this cruise for the itinerary (which included Iceland). Taking a northern cruise in late August/early September limits your pool time somewhat, but it is a ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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Neil Fichthorn

1 Review Written

Review of Serenade of the Seas trans-Atlantic Copenhagen to Boston

We chose this tour specifically to see Iceland. Unfortunately, the entire first day it rained and the second day was not much better. The third day was fine. Obviously, the cruise line cannot be responsible for the ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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tausten

1 Review Written

Trans-Atlantic through the Arctic Circle

Chose this cruise as the ports of call were on our list of locations we wanted to visit. We found the excursions were overpriced through the cruise ship and could be obtained for significantly less in the locations ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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Guguis

1 Review Written

16 Night Transatlantic Eastbound

Wanted to cruise to Europe instead of flying.Sounded a lot of fun to get to Europe this way. More relaxed and entertaining.Serenade of the Seas is an old ship.need refurbishing urgently!!!! I will not book it again ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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millbridgelibrarian

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Transatlantic cruise

I wanted a nice long cruise to relax and visit cities I hadn't been to before. If you are not a dedicated RC cruiser be prepared to feel like a second class citizen. It began with check-in when we were put into ...
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Sail Date April 2017


Serenade of the Seas Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.2
Dining4.04
Entertainment5.03.7
Public Rooms5.04.3
Fitness Recreation5.04
Family5.04
Enrichment1.03.5
Service5.04.4
Value For Money5.03.9
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