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San Juan to the Southern Caribbean Royal Caribbean Serenade of the Seas Cruise Reviews

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Great vacation

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nohoyas
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Arrival & Embarkation We flew to San Juan on departure day. Our flight arrived on time around 1:00 and we went right to the port. The cab fare was stated at the airport and after about 20 mins we were at the port. I noticed little to no signage instructing you where to go. We had priority embarkation and located the luggage drop-off and got in line. We were in our cabin about 25 mins after ...
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Sail Date: April 2012

Cabin Type: Junior Suite


Serenade Southern Caribbean

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DaveT65
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Arrival We flew to San Juan day prior on Jet Blue from Rochester, NY via JFK - no problems, on time, nice flights. We took a taxi to our hotel. Driver quoted fixed price as listed on the sheet passed out at the taxi stand. Note there is a $1.50 fuel cost surcharge in effect. We stayed at the Hotel Miramar. Not fancy, basic, small room, but adequate for 1 night. Clean, quiet [in spite of ...
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Sail Date: March 2012

Cabin Type: Superior Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


Good Time Cruise - Southern Royal Caribbean

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lenwayj
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Overall the cruise was very good. The ports that were on this itinerary OK. St. Thomas and St. Lucia were the highlights for us. I would not go back to Grenada again - I thought Jamaica had the most aggressive peddlers, but Grenada tops them. We did a couple of tours of the islands - St. Lucia and St. Croix which were very nice. I would recommend doing something since none of the ports have a ...
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Sail Date: March 2012

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


Southern Caribbean Great Escapes

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lpic1
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

The embarkation procedure in San Juan could not possibly have been smoother. Although as Diamond Members we have priority check in, we did not need it as there were only a few people waiting when we arrived. (People who have not cruised before should be aware that it is customary to tip the baggage handlers who take the luggage at the port even though they only "carry" it a few feet.) This was ...
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Sail Date: March 2012

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


Serenade 3-10-12

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grayj
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

As most know, Serenade is headed for the Mediterranean in April, so she is in her last few laps of the Caribbean for awhile. As well, she is slated for some refitting later in the year. The ship itself is showing her age and use. We were in JS 1100 at the aft of the ship. A very nice cabin with a large balcony. The bath door had been damaged and it appeared they had simply taped over the damaged ...
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Sail Date: March 2012


This first-timer is hooked!

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bsubroncos
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

I am an avid "explore and conquer" type of vacationer, so always thought the cruising side would be too laid back, more like an all inclusive vacation where it was all sit around the pool getting drunk with several thousand others doing the same thing and nothing else really going on. Boy was I wrong! With five islands to explore, as well as all of the ship activities, it was almost too much to ...
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Sail Date: March 2012

Cabin Type: Large Ocean View Stateroom


Great time on the Seranade!

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kcsun
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

Embarkation: we flew to San Juan 2 days ahead, to see Old San Juan. Had dinner and enjoyed the flamenco show at Barrachina one night. At the port early, took about 30 minutes from arriving until we were on the ship. Lunch in Windjammer- forgot this ship has very nice outside dining areas, which we used every time we ate in the Windjammer. Luggage was delivered in a very timely manner. Cabin was ...
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Sail Date: March 2012

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


Southern Caribbean Cruise March 17 - 24, 2012

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sanjigal
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

This was our third cruise on RCI and our first on Serenade of the Seas. Everything wasn't perfect, but I didn't expect it to be. All in all a very nice ship and the staff clearly went out of their way to tend to our every need. That was a big plus. Checking in was as smooth as silk. Took a cab from the San Juan airport; cost $25 with 3 bags and took about half hour to get to the Pan American ...
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Sail Date: March 2012

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


First time cruise -- great experience

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gbsand81
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

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: Embarkation: Thirty minutes from the door of the taxi to being on the ship, and it seemed to to take even less time. Really quite painless. We were on the ship by 12:40 and room was available ...
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Sail Date: March 2012

Cabin Type: Superior Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony

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Smokey Cruise to Paradise

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LiftLockCouple
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

This is our review of our Feb 4 - Feb 11 2012 cruise on the Serenade of the Seas to the Southern Caribbean. Islands of call were Grenada , St. Lucia, Antigua, St. Croix, and finally St. Thomas. Our first ever cruise was on a small NCL ship to Bermuda from New York. We have never previously been to any of these islands for any purpose. We are usually easy to please and have been very happy with our ...
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Sail Date: February 2012

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


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