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Europe Symphony of the Seas Europe Cruise Reviews

Royal Caribbean
Symphony of the Seas
Europe
Departure Port

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97 Europe Symphony of the Seas Europe Cruise Reviews


GHConvert88 avatar

GHConvert88

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Mixed Feeelings

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We chose this cruise for the ship. Having sailed Oasis and Allure before we were very much looking forward to this with our Children. Service was exceptional. MDR waiters were spot on and excellent with our two ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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ak810

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Western Mediterranean August 2018

It had been a long time since my last cruise (2007) so since I recently got married, it was the first cruise with my wife. It was her first cruise overall, and my third cruise, all of them with Royal. ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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WilmaMac

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

What an amazing cruise from start to finish

What a fantastic cruise, this was our 1st cruise with Royal Caribbean but 3rd cruise after previously going on Disney's Dream and P&O's Britannia. Disney was great, but I think for our children (age 10 & 13) this ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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roydio

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Newest Ship Did Not Wow

We chose this cruise because we go on a lot of cruises and were on Allure of the Seas before. It is very similar to Allure with a few exceptions. Some of the amenities in the cabin are nice, a lot more technology. ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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roscoe123

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Impressive

I took this cruise solo, but was part of a larger group for some of the social activities. It was my first time on Royal Caribbean and my first time on the latest and greatest mega ship. Embarkation was a breeze. ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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MarkJTAllen

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Stunning ship, tiny quibbles

My wife and I had our first ever cruise on Ovation's debut from Southampton. So inspired we decided to go for the big one. Check in - easy. Room - large balcony on deck 12 - all you could ask for Catering ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Norwaylady

7 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

First time on a mega ship, but not the last...

We are elite on Celebrity cruises and have tried different other lines. We have really enjoyed small vessels and river cruises. So this cruise was really out of the comfort zone before we left from home. But what ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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3P2G minus 1

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Bigger is not always better

Our travelling party of four adults (ages 78-70-69-66) previously enjoyed cruising on Allure of the Seas and Quantum of the Seas. While this is a magnificent ship It had a feeling of cramming and panic upselling ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Kirsten187

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Love the big RCL ships - awesome trip, no regrets going with RCL again!

This is our 5th RCL cruise, we have travelled on Allure, Oasis and a smaller boat. The big ships are so fun, with so many options of things to do for everyone. We were on expedited check in which took literally ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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ambit

1 Review Written

Great SHIP! could have spent more time on it

So, overall I'd give a 4.5. Great ship that I wish I'd had more time on (almost everyday was a port and since this was my first Europe trip I got off each day) so much to see and do on the ship and I feel like I ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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aidansargent

3 Reviews Written

34 Helpful Votes

$how me the Money

I was a little worried about going on the Symphony with some of the bad reviews written but thankfully I did not experience most of the issues that people have complaints about with the exception of money which I'll ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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kdhpamp60

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Memories made magnificent!

I chose this cruise to celebrate my adult son's birthday along with his fiancee! We decided to fly in the day before our cruise (something I highly recommend) to counter possible flight delays and to relax in ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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dino1037

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Best cruise ever!

This was our 7th RCL cruise,2 on Freedom of the seas ,3 on Oasis and 1 on Allure..we have loved them all,some more than others but this last cruise was fabulous! I was worried after reading some of the negative ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Vivian Leslie

1 Review Written

Fantastic Cruise

I have been on 5 other cruises and I wanted to take my son(25) on a Mediterranean cruise. The Symphony is a wonderful ship . From the crew members who went above and beyond to make you happy to the activities ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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rsmithsso26

1 Review Written

Symphony of the Seas

we booked the 7 night cruise leaving from Rome port. It is the easiest check ever, everything is electronic and mostly paperless We were in a superior balcony cabin and the set out was fantastic Plenty of ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Derk1968

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

The good and the bad

The good... Spotless ship...superb cabin......Broadway entertainment although didn't like Flight as much (maybe because I was tired) but Hairspray and Hiro were great.....Wonderful experience at the Wonderland ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Shikhapandey

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Lots of wow and memories for a lifetime

The first cruise of my life and it had to be Symphony of the Seas! We embarked from Barcelona and explored the city through the city tour, hop in and hop off bus. Recommend doing an online checkin and tagging ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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MandyLloyd

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Symphony of the Seas - Do's and mostly Don'ts

There were 9 of us on this holiday. 8 adults and a 9 month old baby. Embarkation went very smoothly but then our flight arrived earlier than we said and we were able to get on board by 11 am. If you can then do ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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little britain

34 Reviews Written

56 Helpful Votes

Simply the Best!

Sunday: Boarded Symphony after a year in the planning! I even had a spreadsheet carefully calculating how to fit in each venue and show... Boarding in Barcelona was very quick indeed. I had Expedited boarding but ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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FionaSarre

3 Reviews Written

28 Helpful Votes

Amazing ship, but tried too hard to squeeze too many people on

We did love this ship, from the amazing technology, the phenomenal shows, the friendly staff, the Central Park, Promenade and Boardwalk areas, and the staterooms. But the reason it doesn’t get 5 stars is because ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Ruthie G

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Amazing!

We chose Symphony of the Seas because it was a brand new ship and we wanted to give the children the opportunity to experience a cruise which could offer so many on-board experiences. We were a little ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Wosi

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Amazing cruise - every detail was perfect

We had an incredible time on the Symphony. As you would expect, it’s gorgeous, spacious and immaculate. There’s tons of entertainment every where you look and the staff was knowledgeable, responsive, and warm. ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Downunderrob

4 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Amazing

we booked the 7 night cruise leaving from Rome port. It is the easiest check ever, everything is electronic and mostly paperless We were in a superior balcony cabin and the set out was fantastic Plenty of ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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mrdudu10

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

What an impressive trip!

Words cannot express the feeling on board the Symphony of the Seas. The vibe is something to be experienced. The ship is best described as a floating resort! Clean staterooms, friendly staff, and always something to ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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smholt1226

3 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Beautiful Ship, Lots to do, Tons of People - Still Loved It

Background: The Symphony of the Sea is the largest ship we have been on. Our other cruise ships have been for around 3000 people so we wanted to try a larger ship and the Mediterranean cruise was on our punch ...
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Sail Date August 2018


Symphony of the Seas Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins5.04.4
Dining4.03.8
Entertainment5.04.3
Public Rooms5.04.3
Fitness Recreation5.04.2
Family5.03.8
Enrichment3.03.9
Service4.54.3
Value For Money4.03.7
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