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Royal Caribbean Serenade of the Seas Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises to the Southern Caribbean from San Juan

Royal Caribbean
Serenade of the Seas
Southern Caribbean
San Juan

Traveler rating

Excellent

50

Very Good

8

Average

4

Poor

1

Cruise type

Family Cruises

64

Romantic Cruises

37

First-Time Cruisers

29

Fitness Cruises

12

Spring Break Cruises

8

64 Royal Caribbean Serenade of the Seas Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises to the Southern Caribbean from San Juan


gbsand81 avatar

gbsand81

1 Review Written

First time cruise -- great experience

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This was our first cruise (with three children, ages 18, 14, and 14), so despite our research we were somewhat unsure what to expect. To our delight, we had a wonderful week. Here are some specifics: ...
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Sail Date March 2012


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fishawk51

1 Review Written

Seranade of the Seas

Cruised out of San Juan for early February departure. Arrived in San Juan about 4:30 pm, caught a cab and was at the cruise terminal by 5:45. On the ship within 10 minutes. Perfect time of year to cruise the ...
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Sail Date February 2012


ANCdude avatar

ANCdude

4 Reviews Written

A winter getaway

Pre-cruise: From Alaska to San Juan - five timezones and 60 degrees difference in 14 hours - yikes! We were well received at the Conrad San Juan Condado Plaza, arranged with our cruise reservation. Beautiful ...
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Sail Date February 2012


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jcajca

1 Review Written

No rating

Spectacular Serenade of the Seas

San Juan We arrived a day early in San Juan at around 5 pm. We stayed at the Marriott Stellaris. It is right on the beach but yo should know the street side is very city-style. Walking the street is like ...
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Sail Date February 2012


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Whitesandybeaches

1 Review Written

Southern Caribbean 7 Nights

We went on a 7 night Southern Caribbean cruise at the end of November to early December, 2011 with the Royal Caribbeans on the Serenade of the Seas. We flew from a small city from a Western Canadian Province to ...
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Sail Date November 2011


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vinotinto

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

First Time Cruiser Gives Service on Serenade an A+

This was our first cruise for all of us (DH and I - late 30's, grandma - in her 60's and 2 kids - ages 4 and 6). I'll list the factors of the cruise from least favorite to favorite: On the least favorite ...
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Sail Date November 2011


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Rburnit

1 Review Written

Serenade of the Seas Souther Caribbean Cruise

We sailed on Oct 29th and beat the snow storm out of New England by flying to Puerto Rico 2 days before the cruise. Late fall and early winter, you never know what to expect so we always travel a day or 2 earlier. ...
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Sail Date October 2011


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tomv3088

4 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Relaxing Cruise

Getting on board was a real thrill. No unnecessary delays or lines that I had previously experienced with other cruise lines. The published time was 2 pm, but we checked out of our hotel in San Juan and got right ...
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Sail Date October 2011


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cicirider

4 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Oct-9-16 Serenade of the Seas Review

Okay, I am ready for a real flaming after I post this review, I am sure. And it is true that my four other cruises were on a completely different category of ship (Seadream) so it is not fair to compare those ...
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Sail Date October 2011


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dcfdue1

1 Review Written

Enjoyed my cruise

We sailed 10/1-10/9. We arrived in San Juan Saturday October 1. We stayed at the Marriott Stellaris with an ocean view and balcony. The hotel was great and the area was nice as well. There were several ...
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Sail Date October 2011


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theOSU1

2 Reviews Written

Great Serenade Southern Cruising Trip To Aruba

We just returned from a great sailing aboard Serenade of the Seas to the southern caribbean. Our trip got off to a stressed start due to our late start to the Tampa airport. Driving in the pre-dawn hours at record ...
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Sail Date September 2011


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katdoreen

3 Reviews Written

Family Escaped Hurricane Irene to Paradise

We were originally supposed to fly out of JFK to San Juan on Sunday 8/28/11. Hurricane Irene had us change our plans and arrive the Friday prior. Good thing we changed flights since NY airports closed and over 200 ...
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Sail Date August 2011


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jane.doe

1 Review Written

Best Vacation Ever!! Very informative review

I just got back from the Serenade of the Sea cruise. This was a 7 day cruise that visited: Barbados, St. Lucia, Antigua, St. Maarten, and St. Croix. Day 1: On the first day we flew into San Juan and go a cab ...
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Sail Date July 2011


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NoVa Mimi

4 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Serenade of the Seas July 24, 2011

We arrived in San Juan on July 23 at about 2:30 pm from Washington D.C. and got a taxi to the San Juan Marriott Resort. The fare came to $21 for the three of us, which included $1 per suitcase. On previous trips to ...
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Sail Date July 2011


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z_SandMan_z

2 Reviews Written

Sun and Fun for Family of Six

Arrived in San Juan a day early. Easy cab ride from airport. All week, we never had to split up and take two taxis even though we're a family of six -- every island uses minivans. San Juan also uses full-size vans. ...
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Sail Date August 2011


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GRITS2GO

1 Review Written

Fantastic Cruise

We enjoyed seven days of beautiful weather with top-flight service. As a first-time cruiser, we stayed in the center of the ship on the 9th floor to avoid the ship's rocking. However, our family never experienced ...
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Sail Date July 2011


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michelle028

7 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Exceptional Cruise on Serenade - would definitely go again!

Exceptional Cruise on the Serenade! We (2 adult kids in their 20's and parents) sailed on the serenade on July 2nd to July 9th. It was a beautiful ship. Having been on the Liberty, I thought it was a bit ...
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Sail Date July 2011


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jerseygirl89

1 Review Written

Best family vacation so far!

We are a couple in our late 30's early 40's cruising with our 2 teenage kids, 14 and 18. As well as my 62-year old parents. (Celebrating my sons high school graduation) This was our second cruise and Royal Caribbean ...
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Sail Date June 2011


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rs3678

2 Reviews Written

Southern Caribbean Route Radiance Class

We had the most wonderful experience ever on a cruise. First lets start saying that the Radiance ships are great since they are a bit smaller than the Voyager class there are very few waiting lines to contend with. ...
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Sail Date May 2011


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Vacation Junky

1 Review Written

Southern Caribbean

My family and I enjoyed the Southern C cruise out of San Juan. We sailed to St. Thomas, St. Kitts, Aruba and Curacao in that order. All of the islands were nice, but Aruba and Curacao were my favorite. We ...
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Sail Date May 2011


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cruiseandski

3 Reviews Written

Great Week on Serenade

SundayTook a direct flight on JetBlue from Boston to San Juan. There were 4 of us so we drove in and parked at Preflight parking in Chelsea for about $90 for the week. We were surprised by the large amount of ...
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Sail Date May 2011


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chfs_home

1 Review Written

An Easter Cruise in the Sunny Caribbean

Just a bit about us first: We are Patti and Chris, a married couple in our 40s with a 10 year old daughter, Abby, from the Cleveland, Ohio area. We decided to take a Caribbean cruise to say goodbye to the ...
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Sail Date April 2011


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delawaredad

2 Reviews Written

Seranade of the Seas trip to S Caribbean

We booked at Southern Caribbean trip in mid-August 2010 on the Serenade of the Seas. The trip from the mainland to San Juan was uneventful, and from earlier checking, we knew to take a taxi turistico to the port. ...
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Sail Date August 2010


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BoriTweeter

1 Review Written

Great 7 Night Southern Caribbean Cruise from PR

-getting on the ship was ultra easy, we got on at approx 2pm and could go right to our room, we were in 4549, a INTERIOR room near the LOBBY, it was quiet and no issues with it,our attendant(Leslie) was excellent ...
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Sail Date April 2011


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NAJE2011

1 Review Written

Greatest Week Ever!

My husband, son (5 yrs), sister-in-law, mother and father-in-law all set sail the week of April 2. We arrived in San Juan on sailing day around 1:30pm. We took a taxi to the pier, which was relatively painless - ...
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Sail Date April 2011


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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