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Royal Caribbean Serenade of the Seas Cruise Reviews for Romantic Cruises to the Middle East
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Dubai - Oman
"First let us introduce ourselves we are a married Egyptian couple with no children living in Kuwait I work in investment banking and my wife is a freelance graphic designer. We came across the Dubai cruise by..."Read More
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msamra

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Age 40s

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Very enjoyable trip

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Archee100

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

We had the good fortune to be on this Royal Caribbean ship for the cruise around the Arabia Starting in Dubai. This was our first time on Royal Caribbean but hopefully not our last, the ship is in good order throughout. Compares well with other cruise lines. I cannot think of any negatives Good, friendly staff. The buffet dining areas top deck is very good with an excellent selection of ...
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Sail Date: February 2013

Departure Port: Palma de Mallorca (Majorca)

Cabin Type: Large Ocean View Stateroom


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Dubai - Oman

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msamra

First Time Cruiser

Age 40s

First let us introduce ourselves we are a married Egyptian couple with no children living in Kuwait I work in investment banking and my wife is a freelance graphic designer. We came across the Dubai cruise by chance and the booking was the fastest decision we ever had, took us around 15 minutes to close the booking we even decided to do an early anniversary celebration for it. We booked before ...
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Sail Date: April 2013

Departure Port: Palma de Mallorca (Majorca)

Cabin Type: Superior Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony

4 Helpful Votes


Winter sunshine cruise

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nearco

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

It wasn't my first choice of destination but it fitted in perfectly with holiday allocation, one night in Barcelona and a final night in Dubai. the Serenade is not the newest of ships but it was in good condition. Now I do like Royal Caribbean but we did have an issue about the On Board Credit which is not what you want to start your holiday - it was eventually sorted but I was not impressed - ...
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Sail Date: January 2013

Departure Port: Ketchikan

Cabin Type: Large Ocean View Stateroom


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Serenade of the Seas - Another Fantastic Cruise in a Wonderf

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PamUK

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

First a little about us, we are a couple in our late 40's/early 50's with no children, husband is a chef and is fully aware of the logistics required to provide quality meals to hundreds of people! This was our 9th cruise all of which have been with Royal Caribbean but this was our first on the Serenade. We have done this cruise before three years ago on the Brilliance of the Seas and enjoyed it ...
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Sail Date: April 2013

Departure Port: Palma de Mallorca (Majorca)

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


Family cruise around the Emirates

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yummymummy11

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

Here's some info about Serenade and cruising her with children. I couldn't find much before I went. We are 2 adults and one 9 year old boy. So, in no particular order: I bought the soda cup and bottled water package. Total waste of money, iced water is available in the windjammer all day. Also, hidden away in the park cafe is a drinks dispenser with sugar free lemonade, mango water, strawberry ...
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Sail Date: April 2013

Departure Port: Palma de Mallorca (Majorca)

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony

Traveled with children

8 Helpful Votes


Disappointing first experience

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JMGTyrone

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

Firstly, for those who have read my previous reviews I hope I've demonstrated that my comments are as objective as possible and where possible as positive as I can be. This review is based on my expectation for the price we paid. Had I paid less I may have thought our experience was acceptable. This is quite long, but bear with me! As a result of lots of positive comments from friends and the ...
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Sail Date: April 2013

Departure Port: Palma de Mallorca (Majorca)

Cabin Type: Two Bedroom Suite

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March 2013 Dubai cruise

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kaznaid

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

We had already spent 2 days in Dubai prior to embarkation. We arrived at the Cruise Terminal at about 11 am and our check-in was smooth and quick. We were able to get to our stateroom at midday so we went and had a drink first before a little exploring. We found our stateroom straight away but were a little disappointed to discover that it was just off the Centrum and hoped that this would ...
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Sail Date: March 2013

Departure Port: Palma de Mallorca (Majorca)

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony

1 Helpful Vote


Serenade of the Seas 25th February 2013

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suron

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Prior to the cruise I had linked up with others via the Roll Call. As a solo traveller this was a way of getting to know others prior to sailing. We met at the Sky Bar on sailaway and often met up during the cruise, either on various excursions or around the ship. I had been staying with family who are based in Dubai so had already done a lot of sightseeing in Dubai. I made my own way to the ...
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Sail Date: February 2013

Departure Port: Palma de Mallorca (Majorca)

Cabin Type: Superior Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony

106 Helpful Votes


Sunshine all the way !!

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patsyanna

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

Just back from a 7 day cruise from Dubai on the Serenade of the seas. Starting with embarkation: Very chaotic, we had an overnight flight and was taken to the Hyatt hotel for breakfast and booking in process, but they had run out of sea pass cards, so we had, with others a piece of paper giving our cabin Numbers etc. But they didn't tell the security so we couldn't get on the ship until we made ...
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Sail Date: February 2013

Departure Port: Palma de Mallorca (Majorca)

Cabin Type: Large Ocean View Stateroom

19 Helpful Votes


Enjoyable cruise

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ScotsLady

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

just off Serenade of the Seas after 7 nights in the Middle East. Overall a very enjoyable experience. Spent 2 nights pre cruise in Dubai, and wished we had longer as so much to see and do. stayed in Traders Hotel which was okay for 2 nights but a bit out of town.Had booked a wonderful desert safari on line before we left with Platinum Heritage tours which was excellent. serenade has recently ...
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Sail Date: February 2013

Departure Port: Palma de Mallorca (Majorca)

Cabin Type: Large Ocean View Stateroom

21 Helpful Votes


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