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San Diego Royal Caribbean Radiance of the Seas Cruise Reviews

Royal Caribbean
Radiance of the Seas
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San Diego

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52 San Diego Royal Caribbean Radiance of the Seas Cruise Reviews


familyfiveCalgary avatar

familyfiveCalgary

2 Reviews Written

Family Trip on Radiance w/ 3 kids ages 4-11 on a budget

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Radiance of the Seas - March 22 - April 2, 2010 !Excellente! My husband, myself, and our three girls (4, 9 and 11) decided to try an 11 night cruise out of San Diego down the Mexican Riviera and then stay an extra ...
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Sail Date March 2010


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swiss305

1 Review Written

ALASKA AT ITS BEST

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 ...
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Sail Date May 2010


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kept

9 Reviews Written

Loud bird sounds in the solarium.

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 ...
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Sail Date May 2010


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azbarbu

5 Reviews Written

Radiant, but Too Short!!

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 ...
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Sail Date May 2010


blueyesdm avatar

blueyesdm

3 Reviews Written

Another great sailing onboard the Radiance!

We just returned from the 10 night Mexican Riviera cruise onboard our favorite ship, the Radiance. For being as old as she is, I think the ship is kept in great condition and we didn't notice any problems. This was ...
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Sail Date April 2010


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Former Diver

4 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

DEFERRED 25TH ANNIVERSAY CRUISE

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 ...
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Sail Date April 2010


coolK avatar

coolK

1 Review Written

Wonderful Cruise with a nice ship and no problems

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 ...
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Sail Date April 2010


Gracious Rose avatar

Gracious Rose

1 Review Written

Six Pack Cruise-Radiance of the Seas-Mexican Riviera.

This was our first time cruising and we're glad we did it with RCI. We had a fantastic time, met a lot of wonderful people on the ship and off and are looking forward to going on a cruise again some day. This is a ...
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Sail Date April 2010


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dragon44

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

DANCING THROUGH THE MEXICAN RIVIERA

This was a our 7th cruise, our fourth on Royal Caribbean,over a 20 year period. Last year we did a Panama Canal cruise on the Jewel, a Radiance class ship. It was nice after boarding to already know the layout of ...
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Sail Date April 2010


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kajohn

2 Reviews Written

Fun spring break cruise with teenager boys

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 ...
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Sail Date April 2010


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PhilNDebbieAtSea

1 Review Written

Alaska Repositioning Cruise - Trip of a Lifetime

We had an awesome vacation! It was so much fun. Weather was a delight. I had read a lot on line about the weather in Alaska, and it said to be prepared for it to rain at any time. I don't think we saw a drop of rain ...
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Sail Date May 2009


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sailorvic

2 Reviews Written

11 days on the Mexican Riviera w/ 3 teen boys!

With my oldest son growing up and setting off in the world, I felt that we needed one last big adventure together before they all grew up and left me. We were able to find this fabulous 11-day, 6 port Mexican ...
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Sail Date March 2010


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Cruise Raider

19 Reviews Written

52 Helpful Votes

New to Royal Caribbean, not to the Mexican Riveria

Background Information: We are a cruise loving couple 49 & 57 years old with no children. This was our 32 cruise overall, and our first cruise on Royal Caribbean, but certainly not our last. We live in the San ...
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Sail Date March 2010


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LFCNUT

2 Reviews Written

Next time let me sleep puleez!!!!

This was our third cruise with RCI and first on their Radiance Class of ship.Previously we had cruised on the Legend OS and the Explorer OS so this gave us a good contrast with the smaller Legend and larger ...
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Sail Date March 2010


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rpatteson

1 Review Written

Excellent cruise and ship! Take reviews with a grain of salt

I'm a new professional travel agent with 1 year experience as an agent but with 10 years of cruising world wide for over 17 week on 6 cruise lines. I read some of the reviews of this cruise ship and itinerary prior ...
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Sail Date February 2010


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sbalax

8 Reviews Written

89 Helpful Votes

A Very Pleasant Cruise to Mexico!

Introduction This was our third cruise on Radiance. We had done B2B cruises last April from Buenos Aires to Valparaiso and then Valparaiso to San Diego. Because of the "Swine Flu" problems in Mexico we were not ...
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Sail Date March 2010


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jbobst

5 Reviews Written

10 Day Radiance

We took the March 12th, 10 day Mexican Riviera cruise aboard the Radiance of the Seas. This was our 3 cruise on a Royal Caribbean ship and our 7th cruise overall. We are a family of four in our mid 30's with a 12 ...
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Sail Date March 2010


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Unknotted

3 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Not perfect but SO close!

This was our first time cruising with Royal Caribbean. After all the reviews we've read we expected it to outshine the other lines we've sailed with. It didn't, but it was still a great cruise. We drove to San ...
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Sail Date March 2010


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anxiousforvacation

1 Review Written

Cavier Cruising on a Beer Budget

The saying you get what you pay for didn't hold true with this ship. We got way more then we paid for. Maybe it was the attitude we went with but every worker from the baggage handlers on land to the maintenance ...
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Sail Date January 2010


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explorer50uk

4 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Fabulous Radiance

My daughter and I sailed on Radiance Jan.2nd from San Diego. We had a wonderful cruise on our favourite ship, our cabin was 7040 which is a forward cabin, usually we prefer a mid-ship cabin but 7040 was perfect, the ...
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Sail Date January 2010


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lefturn's Mom

5 Reviews Written

Out of the Snow onboard the Radiance

We and very good cruise critic friends fought through various snow storms to make our way to San Diego to board the Radiance of the Seas, a ship we met on two years ago. Our original flight was canceled due to the ...
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Sail Date February 2010


cruisin'sz avatar

cruisin'sz

2 Reviews Written

Viva Mexico!

We arrived at the Port in San Diego at about 12 noon and were able to board the ship almost instantaneously. After a quick bite and a peak at our room, we disembarked to explore the area surrounding the pier (as we ...
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Sail Date February 2010


onyourmark avatar

onyourmark

25 Reviews Written

98 Helpful Votes

A wet carpet did not ruin our memorable voyage

We are in our mid 50's, live in Toronto, Canada and completed nine cruises. This was our third with Royal Caribbean, the previous two were on the larger Voyager and Explorer, so we knew the ship will be smaller and ...
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Sail Date February 2010


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kept

9 Reviews Written

Taking train to San Diego

I went on the 5 night Radiance of the Seas Mexico R/T October 18, 2009 and this is how it went: I traveled to San Diego on the Amtrak train and walked from the station to the pier. You can see the ship from the ...
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Sail Date October 2009


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Met Husband on Cruise!

2 Reviews Written

One of the nicest ships we've cruised on!

We just returned from an 11 night Mexico cruise aboard the RCCL Radiance of the Seas, departing from San Diego. The embarcation was smooth and organized, and we were on the ship in no time. Our cabin was made up ...
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Sail Date January 2010


Radiance of the Seas Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04
Dining4.04
Entertainment4.03.7
Public Rooms4.04.3
Fitness Recreation4.54.1
Family4.04.1
Enrichment2.03.5
Service4.54.4
Value For Money4.53.8
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