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San Diego Royal Caribbean Radiance of the Seas Cruise Reviews

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Memorable Panama Canal Crossing

Review for Radiance of the Seas to Panama Canal & Central America

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pgtraveler
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

My wife and I live in California, and were planning to attend a wedding in Key West. Since we had a significant (and about to expire!) RCI credit from a Mediterranean cruise where half the ports were canceled due to weather, the Panama Canal cruise was an easy choice. Embarkation in San Diego was much easier than in our prior experiences in Europe. Having booked balcony and ocean-view rooms ...
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Sail Date: October 2011

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom


ALASKA AT ITS BEST

Review for Radiance of the Seas to Alaska

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swiss305
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

We chose the repositioning cruise on the Radiance for our first look at Alaska. It was a wonderful trip with much warmer weather than we were warned to expect--very little rain, many sunny days. We inched very slowly toward Hubbard Glacier because of all the ice in the water and watched amazing calving activity such as the crew said they had never seen. The Radiance is a beautiful, comfortable ...
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Sail Date: May 2010


Loud bird sounds in the solarium.

Review for Radiance of the Seas to Mexican Riviera

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kept
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

May 3, 2010 Radiance of the Seas, 5 nights R/T San Diego to Ensenada and Cabo San Lucas. Onboard this cruise was me 44, and my daughter 4. I just made diamond. Check in: Check in went fine. We took the train down to San Diego and walked to the pier. See my review of October 17th cruise for train details. Cabin: We got upgraded to regular balcony #1524. This cabin is on deck 10 the starboard ...
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Sail Date: May 2010

Traveled with children


Radiance of the Seas - Mexican Riviera

Review for Radiance of the Seas to Mexican Riviera

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styles27
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

My husband and I spent 2 nights at the Catamaran Resort and Spa in San Diego prior to our sailing. The hotel was nice. It's located in the Mission Bay area of San Diego, about 20 minutes from the pier. San Diego is a wonderful city, we absolutely loved everything about it and hope to return there someday. Embarkation: Very quick and easy. We arrived at the pier about noon and were on the ship ...
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Sail Date: May 2010

Cabin Type: Superior Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


Radiant, but Too Short!!

Review for Radiance of the Seas to Mexican Riviera

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azbarbu
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

My partner decided to take a short 5 night Mexican cruise in conjunction with a conference I had in San Diego. All in all, the cruise exceeded our expectations. We had sailed on Carnival twice before (Elation and Legend), and Royal Caribbean's Radiance of the Seas was a step above. The embarkation was very smooth. Royal Caribbean will send you your baggage straps by mail, via their "Check-In" ...
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Sail Date: May 2010

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


Don't Be So Negative

Review for Radiance of the Seas to Mexican Riviera

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Aussiemick
First Time Cruiser • Age 80s

Cabin: The cabin was much better laid out and had more storage than the same category on Princess last year. Unfortunately, the toilet stopped working twice, right after morning coffee. We called maintenance and after 45 minutes went upstairs for relieve. The steward did an excellent job and we never had to request ice. The safe malfunctioned twice but maintenance was there in 5 minutes to fix it. ...
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Sail Date: April 2010

Cabin Type: Large Ocean View Stateroom


Fun spring break cruise with teenager boys

Review for Radiance of the Seas to Mexican Riviera

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kajohn
First Time Cruiser

Pre-hotel stay: We flew in the day before and stayed at the Holiday Inn San Diego on the Bay. They have free airport pick up every ½ hour. Great hotel, and was very nice to see the ship out the window when we woke up the next morning! The hotel is so close you can walk to the port. They do offer free transfers to the port as well, but we chose to walk it was quicker, and all our luggage was ...
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Sail Date: April 2010

Cabin Type: Large Ocean View Stateroom

Traveled with children


DEFERRED 25TH ANNIVERSAY CRUISE

Review for Radiance of the Seas to Mexican Riviera

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Former Diver
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

This was our 7th cruise with Royal Caribbean and our first to the Mexican Riviera. We had planned to celebrate our anniversary in January but in the end chose to delay a cruise until the spring. The price and itinerary made this especially attractive. We had been to San Diego a couple of times before, including for our honeymoon 25 years ago. We have noticed a lot of changes since then. We think ...
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Sail Date: April 2010

Cabin Type: Superior Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


Needs a little 'radiance' in the seas

Review for Radiance of the Seas to Mexican Riviera

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krismis176
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

This was our 4th cruise, 1st with Royal Caribbean.. Embarkation: we arrived at 12:30 at San DIego Pier- we were on the boat and in the Windjammer Cafe in less than 45 minutes- most of the line, and confusion was with security- Food: Seaview Cafe was the best food on the boat- (also Vinnie at the bar was really nice) -the dining room was a mess- we ate there just 5 nights because we just could not ...
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Sail Date: April 2010


Wonderful Cruise with a nice ship and no problems

Review for Radiance of the Seas to Mexican Riviera

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coolK
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

First, sorry for my bad english. I can not use the same words to descript this review as detailed like others do. This cruise was our 4. cruise (Royal, Carnival and Costa). We enjoyed the cruise very well. We started in San Diego where the embarking was very fast. We stayed at the pier at 11.30 h a.m. an on bord a half hour later. Our stateroom was allready at 2 p.m. after we had lunch. We had a ...
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Sail Date: April 2010

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


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