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Royal Caribbean Radiance of the Seas Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises from San Diego

Royal Caribbean
Radiance of the Seas
Destination
San Diego

Traveler rating

Excellent

10

Very Good

10

Average

2

Terrible

1

Cruise type

Family Cruises

23

Romantic Cruises

9

Senior Cruises

9

Spring Break Cruises

3

Gay & Lesbian Cruises

2

23 Royal Caribbean Radiance of the Seas Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises from San Diego


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


kept avatar

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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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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billnange

1 Review Written

Have to agree with the naysayers this time.

Recently returned from an eleven night Mexican Riviera cruise on the RCI Radiance. This was our fifth cruise with RCI and we were shocked at the condition of the ship. It was clean but everything including ...
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Sail Date March 2010


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phoenix_dream

7 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

The good, the bad, and the plumbing............

We are experienced cruisers, but this was only our second time on a Royal Caribbean ship. Generally we cruise Celebrity, and as such were granted Diamond membership on the Radiance. Overall we enjoyed ourselves ...
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Sail Date March 2010


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funcruisefanscpl

1 Review Written

Sailing Date March 12 ~ Almost The Best Ten-Days Getaway

Introduction : All of our pictures are posted on : http://www.flickr.com/photos/34128007@N04/ From the day we booked this cruise, our main objective was to get-a-way (no phones, no internets) and no big plan for 10 ...
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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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varmintt

1 Review Written

Mexico better than expected, Royal Carribean...not so much.

Family and I just returned from our 11 night Mexican Riviera cruise. All in all I would say it was money well spent. The wife left happy which is really the only measure that matters from my stand point. I would ...
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Sail Date February 2010


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tmarsha1

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

My Family Time dining is the way to go with kids!

We arrived 3 days before the cruise so we could take our 3 year old to Disney and Sea World. We also took in the Midway. Three jam packed days but all worth it. Stayed at the Omni downtown and it was great for the ...
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Sail Date February 2010


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SJCaliCruiser

1 Review Written

Radiance - Not Perfect But Hard to Complain

My wife and two of our three kids (left the baby at home with the inlaws) just returned from a 10 day cruise to the Mexican Riviera on the Radiance of the Seas. Months leading up to the cruise, I was extremely ...
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Sail Date February 2010


merinski avatar

merinski

9 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise, Not so Great Food!

We had a good trip! We have cruised about 6 times before. This was by far the worst food. We flew in on Air Canada the day of the cruise. We took a shuttle to the port and we were on the ship by 1pm . Royal ...
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Sail Date February 2010


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Hal San Diego

8 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

RADIANCE OF THE SEAS 1/22/10 to 2/1/10

First cruise on Royal Caribbean, 39th cruise overall...the ship was beautiful and very very clean for a nine year old...the service was good, the food was mostly good and the Portofino Restaurant was excellent. ...
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Sail Date January 2010


bigbird53 avatar

bigbird53

1 Review Written

10th Anniversary Cruise

Embarkation went smoothly. The food was good in both the Cascades Dining Room and the Windjammer (buffet). Our waitstaff was good and very friendly, but it appeared as if they've cut back as they seemed to have more ...
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Sail Date January 2010


Kenai Kids avatar

Kenai Kids

1 Review Written

Never again on RC

The worst cruise we have had except for Carnival out of 20 cruises. Con: Most passengers were rude, crude and unsociable. They would rather walk through you, or over you, rather than get out of the way, or even say ...
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Sail Date January 2010


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leecruiser98disneymagic

1 Review Written

The worst Cruise I have ever been on and worst Vacation Ever

We traveled to San Diego for the 9 night Mexican Rivera cruise. I should have realized with the check in and pre-cruise customer service that this was going to be a very interesting cruise. Having traveled on Disney ...
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Sail Date January 2010


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Pilot53

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Best Vacation in 15 Years

Booked the cruise on RCCL web site, then over the phone. Got the hump and had an enlarged balcony. Also perfect. We were with 14 people, and everyone enjoyed themselves to the max. The CD, Kirk, was great. There ...
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Sail Date January 2010


LB Cruiser avatar

LB Cruiser

6 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great Cruise on the Beautiful Radiance of the Seas

BACKGROUND: My partner and I took this cruise in order to spend some time with my dad and his girlfriend. What started out, as a trip for four soon became a cruise for six as my dad's sisters decided to travel ...
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Sail Date November 2009


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aunursa

3 Reviews Written

Radiance to Baja -- fun in the sun

My DW, DD, and I took this short cruise in order to take advantage of $500 credit from Royal Caribbean that would expire next April. Originally I booked an inside stateroom, but when the prices dropped, I upgraded ...
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Sail Date November 2009


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2DesertGuys

2 Reviews Written

Wonderful Cruise But Too Short!

We just returned from a Mexico-Baja cruise and had a very enjoyable time. We didn't intend to do a cruise this year but the prices were enticing and the need to get away pressured us. I'll attempt to describe as ...
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Sail Date October 2009


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Cruiser-T

3 Reviews Written

Radiance from S.D. CA to Mexico

Let me start off with my rant about RCI removing this ship from the west coast, this will only leave the Mariner of the seas out of LA doing 7 night runs to Mexico. The 5 night on the Radiance was perfect, the class ...
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Sail Date October 2009


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Jeff Betz

12 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

We did it

Review of Radiance of the Seas 10/09 We boarded the ship around noon at San Diego and the process was crowded but not disorganized. We took our roller bags to the stevedore who had his back turned to the ...
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Sail Date October 2009


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ejeffo

2 Reviews Written

Radiance to Cabo - Sept. 25-30 2009

So my GF, 9 YO son, and I sailed on the Radiance to Cabo Sept. 25-30. Here is my quick review... EMBARKATION - Smooth as glass. We were at the pier at about 10:30 and were on the ship sipping a drink of the day ...
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Sail Date September 2009


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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