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Western Caribbean Serenade of the Seas Western Caribbean Cruise Reviews

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Different cruise line nice surprise

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Wolf19
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

My husband and I have traveled on Carnival since 1983 our first of 12 cruise on Carnival. When we saw that Serenade of the Seas went out of Boston ( we live about 20 Minutes from the Dock) we thought we would give it a try. I was excited to see a different cruise line and also a little scared that I wouldn't like it. While there were many differences between Royal Caribbean and Carnival they ...
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Sail Date: October 2018

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


Ho hum

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Tom.Kitten
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Summary: Slow service, aging ship, minimal entertainment, and mediocre food. The highlights - The cabin was clean and decent. Junior suite, which means a balcony cabin with a slightly larger foot-print and a tub instead of a shower. The steward was attentive and friendly - almost to the point of exhaustion. We found ourselves breathing a sigh of relief if we made it to or from the room ...
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Sail Date: February 2018

Cabin Type: Junior Suite


Great cruise, great ports of call, old ship, lackluster entertainment

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jennyumaa
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

The adults' version: "The ship is beautiful! Loved the staff members and loved the kids club. The kids had a blast. Good restaurants, great service, minimal wait time. The theater performances were very amateur and the movie choices were not attractive at all. Not so much to do for adults." Now since the kids had a blast, my 10-year-old son decided to write a review. And here's his ...
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Sail Date: February 2018


Poor quality

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susiedavid
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We take a family cruise (10 of us) each year to get the grandkids together for fun and relationship building. We chose this cruise because the dates aligned with the Presidents Weekend holiday. Very disappointed in the dining room food, casino and bar service. The first two dinners in the dining room were terrible. Meat was tough and tasted terrible. Fish was dried out and not ...
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Sail Date: February 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


Trip of a Lifetime

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Mike Blanc
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

I have no previous cruise experience so comparisons aren't fair, but this cruise on the Serenade of the Seas was the greatest week ever. Much of that is due to the family experience with all my brothers, sister and parents. However, Royal Caribbean's Serenade of the Seas made it all possible with stellar service in every category. Embarkment went smoothly with friendly staff at all points. The ...
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Sail Date: February 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


Value cruise that didn't even deliver the basics

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Jhmocha
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

Went for a cruise deal, but everything was less than expected. The food, the service, all around things were the worst I have experienced from Royal Caribbean. Usually the cruise line doesn't disappoint me, but it was a ship not well maintained and with the bare minimum of on board entertainment. Buffet food was perfectly fine, dining room food and service were surprisingly a big let ...
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Sail Date: February 2018

Cabin Type: Large Ocean View Stateroom


Service, entertainment, food

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grace1948
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Friendship gathering from 50 years ago, 1968 and just a get away. Embarcation was as easy as 1,2,3. and debarkcation was as simple as 1, 2, 3!! Having adjoining cabins was a plus and the extra large balcony on deck 7. Again the service, food both in the Windjammer buffet and the anytime dining was excellent. Had a very nice, ejoyable dinner in the Chopps resturant. The two main shows we attended ...
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Sail Date: February 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


Serenade needs help!

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bling19572010
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We wanted a smaller, intimate ship so that was our reason for choosing the Serenade of the Seas. Food in main dining room was really bad and inedible. My sister's chicken dish was obviously microwaved and inedible. The lobster was overcooked and tough. The appetizers were generally good but the second time that I ordered escargot it was cold. The staff had attitudes except for our cabin ...
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Sail Date: December 2017


First time on RC and overall good experience.

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dbakyle
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

We chose RC because friends recommended them. After reading we decided it was worth the try, this is cruise number 8 for us and we wanted to try something different. Room: First I have to say the stateroom attendant was very well balanced with present when needed and hidden when not. When we did need him he was very prompt and complete. The room seemed a bit smaller than most we've been ...
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Sail Date: December 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony

Traveled with children


Good ship, good service, kept nice and in clean working order

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capeman1
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

I chose this ship because of the size. The size has it benefits and draw backs. First the benefits; Getting around and finding your way is a breeze and the personal service, the staff is much more friendlier on the smaller vessels than the larger ships in Royals fleet. The atmosphere is a lot less frantic. There is more time for personal service and conversation. Even the Captain walked ...
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Sail Date: November 2017

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom


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