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Royal Caribbean Serenade of the Seas Group and Theme Cruises Cruise Reviews

Royal Caribbean
Serenade of the Seas
Departure Port

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Family Cruises


Romantic Cruises


Senior Cruises


Repositioning Cruises


Group and Theme Cruises


19 Royal Caribbean Serenade of the Seas Group and Theme Cruises Cruise Reviews

GrammieS avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

The good and the bad!


A neighbor of our close friends researchers cruises for good prices and perks. Almost two years ago, our friends told us about this cruise. There were 28 people from our over 55 community here in Texas. Most of ...
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Sail Date January 2019

ashap.pillai avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Exceeded expectations

We chose the serenade because of the great destinations and with a 7 year old girl it felt like a convenient way to get around and see Scandinavia and Russia. Having said that we were very conscious that the ship ...
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Sail Date May 2018

cheche01 avatar


4 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Watching sunrise from balcony

Liked itinerary, love the islands, especially St. Lucia. Relaxing and good food and service, also liked the music around the ship. Was a little upset that I did not receive body lotion in my cabin since I am ...
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Sail Date October 2017

JAM1 avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Enjoyable Cruise

We like the cruise because it was convenient for us leaving from Boston. This was our third time doing this repositioning cruise. The stops are really good. We booked again for next year. The ship was in need of ...
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Sail Date October 2017

tknikercruiser avatar


1 Review Written

Royal Caribbean failed me on this one

I'm usually a fan of Royal Caribbean and have had two previous cruises with them that I would rate as excellent, but this one wasn't. My wife and I were celebrating our 20th anniversary and I had pre-booked an ...
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Sail Date October 2017

jeffcruising11 avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Not many activities while on board

Went with a large group. An item of sentimental value was stolen from our room on the first night. Dresser drawer was broken. In room safe was broken. Had them fix it the first time. Then just hoped the thief didn't ...
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Sail Date October 2017

Bkoons1955 avatar


1 Review Written

Great trip

We took this cruise to see and visit areas we had not been to before. The shore trips we took were kind of boring. Need to research excursions better next time to really get the feel of what we want to see and do. ...
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Sail Date September 2017

Sandut avatar


1 Review Written

A trip in the Baltics with a jewel in St. Petersburg

Our third cruise with Royal Caribbean but the first with a mid-sized ship. we occupied the cabin 9536 on the 9-th desk which it was fairly big and has a nice balcony. The cabin attended was very efficient and ...
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Sail Date July 2016

rsigma74 avatar


1 Review Written

Customer service on Serenade of the Seas is surprisingly lacking.

Royal Caribbean was so disappointing this time around. The staff did not seem sympathetic to our plight of lost luggage, and assured us that we would be able to shop for clothes on our excursions. We were not able ...
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Sail Date July 2016

tlfarms avatar


1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Would not cruise this ship again.

We choose Royal Caribbean because this was the destination we wanted. Also we have been on Royal Caribbean cruises before and have been pleased. I gave this boat a average rating . First of all maybe this is the ...
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Sail Date October 2016

rabear avatar


2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

OK nothing special

Cruise wasf OK, had balcony room on floor 8 and had best cabin person I have ever had. Christopher Williams was excellent and really did a great job. Ship needed painting and interior was OK. Shows stunk and were ...
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Sail Date August 2016

MDtechiecruiser avatar


6 Reviews Written

32 Helpful Votes

Beautiful Ship, Great Member Cruise!

This was our first RCI Crown & Anchor member cruise and first Radiance class ship. The fellow cruisers were so wonderful and there was a lot of interaction, probably because of it being a member cruise. However, I ...
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Sail Date September 2015

Bucky63 avatar


28 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

Old Ship, Good Cruise

Embarkation: Boarding the ship was efficient once we passed the security checkpoint which was typically inefficient. We required a wheel chair to board. Ship’s personnel were courteous and took my wife and I ...
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Sail Date September 2015

slopiccola avatar


1 Review Written

Wonderful first cruise on the Serenade

I traveled with a group of 6 friends and my husband, we are ages 30-44 (I'm 30). I have a lot to say so I will break it down in an effor not to bore you with things you're not interested in. Here we go... ...
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Sail Date September 2011

jenngineer avatar


1 Review Written

Couldn't have picked a better cruise!

What a great cruise! It cost a little extra for me to fly to San Juan to start the trip (than to Ft. Lauderdale, for example) but it was worth it since San Juan was great. We stayed at the Doubletree ...
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Sail Date April 2010

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italian stallion

7 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

WOW - Back to back cruises on Summit and Serenade - The BEST

This is cruise #4&5. Previous all were with RCI. Finally we reached the level to experience a different line in Celebrity (Summit) back to back with Serenade of the Seas, albeit both under the parent company RCCL ...
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Sail Date February 2009

ggChewy avatar


1 Review Written

Great friends and a great cruise! Serenade on 2/21/09

Here's a quick rundown of what we did and some recommendations. Embarking - we got on the ship fairly late, around 6pm. We had flown in the night before but decided to play around at the beach at the Hilton hotel ...
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Sail Date February 2009

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Cruise user

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Serenade of the Seas

Serenade of the seas We chose this cruise liner because we wanted to visit the Baltics in Scandinavia We travelled 4 hour journey to Heathrow terminal 5 arriving at midnight in Stockholm which left very ...
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Sail Date July 2018

RenieRaider avatar


5 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

First 7 Night Cruise with RCCL Boston to Bermuda

The Serenade of the Seas is an easy ship to navigate and the Cruise Port Boston staff is great. Security is tight in Cruiseport Boston (fine with me!) but the embarkation process is a breeze. Fun to see the ...
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Sail Date September 2018

Serenade of the Seas Ratings

Public Rooms5.04.3
Fitness Recreation5.04
Value For Money5.03.9
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