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Royal Caribbean Serenade of the Seas Cruise Reviews for Senior Cruises to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

Royal Caribbean
Serenade of the Seas
Eastern Mediterranean
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

18

Very Good

6

Average

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Poor

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Terrible

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Family Cruises

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Romantic Cruises

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Senior Cruises

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31 Royal Caribbean Serenade of the Seas Cruise Reviews for Senior Cruises to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean


wassup4565 avatar

wassup4565

11 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Ship and Itinerary Delivered!

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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 ...
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Sail Date October 2014


SamT6 avatar

SamT6

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Does not live up to expectations

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 ...
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Sail Date September 2014


marymcgol avatar

marymcgol

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wonderful cruise

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 ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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marionmblack

1 Review Written

Surprised.

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 ...
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Sail Date September 2014


bugsy777 avatar

bugsy777

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

RC: Serenade of the Seas; Never Again

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 ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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downunder9

14 Reviews Written

58 Helpful Votes

What Can Spoil a Great Cruise

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 ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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boris007

1 Review Written

Serenade - Out of Tune

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 ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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phynak

1 Review Written

No rating

Could Be Better

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 ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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xtmike

1 Review Written

Watch the Incidental Expenses

We had a very good holiday on this ship, the staff were great, the food was good although the vegetarian choice was sometimes limited. The entertainment was good and the ports visited were very interesting, except ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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MPSCru

3 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

The Royal Treatment

We sailed for 12 days on this ship and enjoyed all the ports of call. The ship is clean and the crew is very friendly. The food in the main dining room was very good. Duck was served 3 of the 12 nights. We did not ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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wlichtert

1 Review Written

Excellend service but a lot of corners are being cut over the years

Let me start by saying that we loved to cruise with Royal Carribean (7 years already) and did exactly the same trip with the same ship 2 years ago before the refresh of the ship. Over the years we have noticed that ...
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Sail Date August 2014


alm1964 avatar

alm1964

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great Ports, Outstanding Service, Not so Great Ship

My girlfriend and I sailed on Serenade of the Seas on a 12 night Mediterranean cruise. We are in our late 40s. This was our first cruise on RCI and 7th overall for each of us. It was our longest cruise and the first ...
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Sail Date October 2013


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DannyBoy78

1 Review Written

The review coming straight to you from inside the ship...

A general review of Serenade of the Seas Before embarkation, I had read so much about the Serenade. I heard she was beautiful, I heard she had a facelift and I'd heard various other rumors about what this lady ...
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Sail Date September 2013


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loveandcruises

20 Reviews Written

37 Helpful Votes

Outstanding ports, ship somewhat disappointing, excellent service!

I am going to focus on the negatives first, just to get it off my chest, and then we'll get into all the good stuff! Royal Caribbean is cutting corners. Since I last cruised with them a year ago, they have gotten ...
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Sail Date July 2013


amanda555 avatar

amanda555

1 Review Written

Great first RC cruise

Flew from Atlanta nonstop to Barcelona and stayed 2 days in king suite at Casa Camper which is a unique hotel close to Las Ramblas . Embarkation was very slow because we had one cruiser who needed wheelchair-we ...
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Sail Date June 2013


jagpot avatar

jagpot

2 Reviews Written

Never again!

First of all let me say that booking a suite out the aft of the ship sounded good at the time but turned out to be a disaster. I did however do my due dilegence and ask about what was above,the noise level and the ...
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Sail Date June 2013


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paulandjoyce

3 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Serenade of the Seas - Mediterranean Venice 12 night cruise

On June 23, we arrived to Barcelona - a day prior to embarkation. We attempt to use public transportation when possible and due to the location of our Marriott Renaissance hotel, we opted to take the RENFE train ...
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Sail Date June 2013


Antelope77 avatar

Antelope77

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Serenade of the Seas delivered as promised

This was our 19th cruise, 18 on Royal Caribbean and one on Celebrity, and we chose it to introduce family members to cruising. We had done this cruise in 2009 and knew it was awe inspiring. Our air travel was a ...
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Sail Date June 2013


Wirelessboy avatar

Wirelessboy

1 Review Written

Cruising and Travel Tips

As a first-time cruiser, I thought I would provide some tips following our cruise on the serenade of the Seas with Royal Caribbean. We flew from the UK to Barcelona and were transferred from the airport to the ship ...
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Sail Date May 2013


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Suzefirstcruise

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Serenade

This Cruise is perfect for anyone wanted to visit lots of amazing places in a very short space of time.The Ship herself is beautiful, she's not a floating block of flats like the Epic or Carnival Legend, she's all ...
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Sail Date May 2013


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kampdog

3 Reviews Written

excellent ports to visit

Having sailed on the Serenade in the past, I was looking forward to see the ship since its makeover in November. The boat is still in very good shape although some of the restaurant modifications seem to be a bust. ...
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Sail Date April 2013


Kernelman avatar

Kernelman

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

A short cruise round the Med

Arrival Picked up the RCI shuttle from Barcelona airport even though we hadn't booked. We had planned on taking a taxi but were glad that we didn't as the ship was berthed a long way from the harbour gates. ...
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Sail Date January 2013


IlkleyGal avatar

IlkleyGal

6 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Sleepless on the Serenade

We chose this cruise for the Itinerary, lots of interesting Ports of Call. Embarkation was very smooth and easy. We had opted for an inside cabin as this was a winter cruise and views of ports were not that ...
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Sail Date January 2013


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CoupleUK

20 Reviews Written

47 Helpful Votes

January 4th 2013

BOARDING Boarded at Barcelona without any problem - arrived at terminal around 12 noon and was aboard in under 15 minutes. DINING Immediately went to see Head Waiter staff in main dining room to confirm our ...
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Sail Date January 2013


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respotrichie

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Best Cruise ever

We are Diamond Club members and have cruised with RCI and Celebrity for almost all of our 16 cruises. So when we selected Serenade for this cruise we were confident that it would be a great cruise. We were not ...
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Sail Date October 2012


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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