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Royal Caribbean Serenade of the Seas Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews

Royal Caribbean
Serenade of the Seas
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Excellent

43

Very Good

41

Average

30

Poor

9

Terrible

4

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30 Royal Caribbean Serenade of the Seas Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews


grayesun avatar

grayesun

4 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

No Wow's Here; Just Average

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We like a more than 7 day cruise, so RCI options are really limited unless you do a pricey back to back. We also like the larger ships, Radiance class & larger - for me, the larger the better! After cruising Oasis ...
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Sail Date November 2019


Robertorres avatar

Robertorres

4 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Good itinerary, average ship

I choose this ship because the itinerary that was excellent, specially for the 3 day stop at St. Petersburg (Russia). The embarkation process was very smooth and quick, no more than 5 minutes to complete all ...
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Sail Date June 2019


GrammieS avatar

GrammieS

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


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Wanetadrift

4 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Chosen cruise for the many Ports of Call

Left from Port Everglades and did self park in ramp garage after dropping off luggage at terminal. Took free shuttle to the ship and embarkment was easy. The RC Serenade of the Seas was built in 2003 and it shows ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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marty1950

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great staff & crew!

Went on the ship with friends for an 11 day cruise. The adult section was excellent! We were always able to find chairs. The centrum was over crowded, in order to find a chair you had to arrive hours early. ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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bloomingail

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Not Our Best Cruise

The boarding process was the best ever for this cruise, very quick and no line ups. We were very happy with the cabin, bed was comfortable and our room attendant was amazing. We were disappointed with the Windjammer ...
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Sail Date February 2018


cruzcat avatar

cruzcat

3 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Just OK

We chose this cruise for a "get out of winter" vacation. Have been on the Serenade before but noticed some things that have changed. It was obvious they are trying to save $$ to put into the new big ships coming ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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donnahblack

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Vacation in the Caribbean with Royal Caribbean

We chose this cruise, because we needed to get away and all of our previous cruises with Royal Caribbean have been great! In general we had a great time, the waiters, cabin service were fantastic. We paid for a ...
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Sail Date January 2018


RaineA avatar

RaineA

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Good in parts

The ship is in need of a good cleaning and updating. The size is just about perfect to get from one venue to another. It was easy to get around. I hate buffets and even the dining room breakfast was a buffet ...
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Sail Date January 2018


athens999 avatar

athens999

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

The cruise itself was less than I had expected.

My wife and were traveling with two other couples and have been on other cruises. We had not had the pleasure of being with Royal Caribbean before. We were excited to take this cruise as it contained the area that ...
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Sail Date September 2017


linsack avatar

linsack

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Was a brilliant cruise...our Stateroom Attendant MARLON CUPID was outstanding.

We chose this Liner because it was going from Copenhagen and was stopping in Fredericia, Rostock,Lithuania, Latvia (Riga),Estonia, 3 days in St Petersburg, Helsinki and ending in Stockholm... We were only at sea for ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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cctrim

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Mix of good and bad - I'll go upscale next time

Great - the stay of 3 days in St. Petersburg was why we took this cruise instead of the 2 day only stays on cruise lines we normally take (NCL, Oceania, Viking). The other ports were interesting, though a couple ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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Fergiesmom

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Disappointed

I chose this cruise because I loved my first cruise on Serenade of the Seas in 2012. I was enchanted with the whole experience. This trip to the Norweigan Fjords was shorter, but I found the ship had been ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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peggysue28

3 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Small Cabin & no prior information on HOHO buses or local buses waiting at Ports

We choose this cruise due to the timely dates of the cruise offered. Overall we were not too disappointed having experience Mariner in Dec we sort of knew what to expect. Cabin: Deck 10 fwd (1020) great ...
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Sail Date May 2017


Varis avatar

Varis

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

It was our first cruse after many years of travel all over the world. Wanted to

This was our first important Cruise, this is what we thought anyway, and it did not fulfill our expectations. Firstly it was for us to much time of navigation and little time to explore the port cities. In other ...
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Sail Date May 2017


odojoe avatar

odojoe

5 Reviews Written

22 Helpful Votes

Entertainment was Poor

It looked like a good deal price-wise for the first cruise of the year to the Baltics. The food in the main dining room was pretty good in the evening except for the desserts. The next to last night they exceeded ...
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Sail Date May 2017


Lyndela avatar

Lyndela

1 Review Written

Make your own good time.

Good value for a 16 day cruise. However, RC has apparently achieved that by cutting back on the budget for stage shows. There were only 2 evening and 1 daytime ensemble show; much smaller ensemble than in the ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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elsie3939

4 Reviews Written

30 Helpful Votes

Royal's Loyalty program is facing major cutbacks by admin

I love the sea days found on Transatlantics and many of the ports on their itineraries are wonderful, too. As the Radiance class ship is unquestionably my favorite class of ship, I was pleased to give the Serenade ...
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Sail Date April 2017


BabchaGeorge avatar

BabchaGeorge

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

No more RADIANCE CLASS for us !

We were spoiled on the Oasis and The Allure that being said we decided to venture out and book a 10 day based on the ports of call since the larger ships aren't able to go to some of these ports. We booked this as ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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violetlizzie

2 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Not for Everyone

Chose this cruise due the need for something to look forward to after working over Christmas. This was probably the cruise with the oldest average age that have been on -so they chose to put on "Petes Dragon" as ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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manbearpig33

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Royal Caribbean has gone downhill.

This was my 6th cruise with Royal Caribbean. They have started scrimping on everything. The food in the Windjammer was good for breakfast, but horrible for lunch and dinner. It seemed like they served leftovers and ...
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Sail Date November 2016


Sexy Man avatar

Sexy Man

1 Review Written

Not the US Navy

My instructions to the travel agent were, "find a ship that will spend a lot of time at sea." She came up with the Serenade..... This was only my fourth cruise, (Two Carnivals, Disney and the US Navy) so I have ...
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Sail Date August 2016


majoba33 avatar

majoba33

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

We had hoped for a better time.

We are a retired couple and this was our first cruise. We chose this one in particular because it was roundtrip from Boston and the ports were of interest to us. We had two days to tour Boston on our own before ...
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Sail Date September 2016


BRIND avatar

BRIND

15 Reviews Written

94 Helpful Votes

All OK but not the best

Always trying to cruise new areas, we chose this as we had not been to this area of America before. Having cruised with Royal Caribbean before,we were classed as Gold Members & Embarkation was very swift (full ...
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Sail Date September 2016


pleasehelp avatar

pleasehelp

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Loyal 2 Royal but disappointed with cruise.

We originally chose this cruise to see the Northern Lights & the Faroe Islands. The Northern lights were a bust (not the ship's fault) but the Faroe Islands were mysteriously cancelled by Royal with no explanation. ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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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