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Seward Royal Caribbean Radiance of the Seas Cruise Reviews

Royal Caribbean
Radiance of the Seas
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Seward

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160 Seward Royal Caribbean Radiance of the Seas Cruise Reviews


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vcharmedv

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Amazing Honeymoon Alaskan Cruise ! (On a Budget!)

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We sailed on the Southbound 7 nights May 2014 Alaskan Cruise departing from Seward heading towards Hubbard Glacier, Juneau, Skagway, Icy Strait Point, Ketchikan and Disembarkation Vancouver. Flying from Florida we ...
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Sail Date May 2014


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pmath1

5 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

Great, again

After an awesome cruise northbound in 2012, my wife and I reversed route this year and embarked at Seward for the seven night trip to Vancouver. We went with our version of "premium" in 2012: balcony cabin, ...
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Sail Date August 2013


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joann1020

4 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

RCI's ----- of the Seas not like it use to be

I started cruising with RCI in 1978 with Song of Norway and stopped in 1988 with Sovereign of the Seas. I have continued with other companies Carnival, Holland, Princess, Celebrity, Oceania, and Crystal over the ...
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Sail Date July 2013


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Grandma of 13

1 Review Written

Amazing

We took the train from July 13th thru the 19th. Our Tour Director, Kate, was amazing and so was our Coach driver, Elizabeth. There is a lot to see and learn on the train. The food is excellent and slightly higher ...
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Sail Date July 2013


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aprmfg

1 Review Written

Alaska 2013

Just had a fantastic vacation in Alaska (June 21-28) but the cruise ship was not so great. RCCL “Radiance of the Seas” is far from the best ship afloat. The problems are many: (1)State room balconies look down ...
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Sail Date June 2013


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klemeci

8 Reviews Written

Alaskan Weather Cooperated for An Amazing Adventure

Overview: Radiance Southbound Alaska, Seward to Vancouver, BC on June 21 (Summer Solstice) 1st time on Radiance and it was in great shape. The crew was great, most were quite helpful and we had the best dining and ...
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Sail Date June 2013


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oconnovf

1 Review Written

Alaska Cruise/Tour June, 2013

A group of twelve friends embarked on June 3rd in Fairbanks heading down to Denali and then to Anchorage and Seward before boarding the Radiance of the Seas on June 7th.Connections from the airport to the hotel in ...
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Sail Date June 2013


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Seasidesue

1 Review Written

Loved Alaska, Royal Caribbean - not so much

First, we had wonderful weather throughout the entire trip, so lucky!!! Also experienced the pre-cruise tour through Royal Caribbean. I was solo, so paid double for the whole experience. Tour hotels, I was placed in ...
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Sail Date June 2013


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storie

1 Review Written

Great ship; lackluster dining room

Our friends got married in Anchorage and wanted to cruise in Alaska after. We were excited; my fiance and I are getting married soon, so we counted this as our honeymoon too! We departed Anchorage and drove our ...
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Sail Date May 2013


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lo459rh

1 Review Written

Fantastic

1st Alaska Cruise - Southbound on Radiance OTS From the start this trip was fantastic. Everything getting on and off the ship was very organized. Train ride from Anchorage to Seward worth every penny when compared ...
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Sail Date May 2013


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aggie24

1 Review Written

Our First Alaska Trip

We booked Royal Caribbean's 11-day land/cruise tour. I must say that Royal Caribbean presented a well-organized landtour with a stellar itinerary. DJ was our tour guide and was exceptional. Our landtour began in ...
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Sail Date May 2013


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oc2321

4 Reviews Written

Decent Cruise

We sailed to Alaska on the Seward to Vancouver itinerary in June. This was not our first cruise to Alaska, but our first cruise on Royal Caribbean. The Bad: With the addition of several for-fee restaurants ...
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Sail Date June 2012


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MSO4STATIV

3 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

1st Alaska Cruise - Southbound on Radiance OTS

Very enjoyable & relaxing cruise overall. Definitely not the "typical party" atmosphere found on other cruise destinations (don't want to scare the wildlife after all, huh?). Train ride from Anchorage to Seward ...
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Sail Date September 2012


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maganini

16 Reviews Written

62 Helpful Votes

Most Wonderful Cruise and Ship

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our Alaskan cruise on the refurbished Radiance of the Seas. The ship is magnificent and we couldn't get over all the glass and windows. There was a gorgeous view from all parts ...
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Sail Date August 2012


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jclinard

8 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Alaska in Great Weather

I booked this cruise several months in advance when the rates dropped to the point where the single supplement fare was low and I got a stateroom at a good price. I booked with late dining in a guaranteed ...
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Sail Date August 2012


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MMcCarren

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Pre-Alaska Cruise Tour #11

This cruise was in celebration of our 40th wedding anniversary. We went with the idea that we would only go to Alaska one time in our lives, so we wanted to be there as long as possible. We chose a cruisetour that ...
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Sail Date August 2012


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cntrymum

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Amazing Way to See SE Alaska

The first thing that struck us as we boarded the ship is that there was nothing or no-one there to tell you how to get about the ship, where you need to go, what you need to do and what facilities were available on ...
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Sail Date July 2012


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mknopick

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

A great Radiance southbound cruise

This was the first cruise on RCCL. We have cruised several times on other cruise lines. We thoroughly enjoyed the services and amenities that the Radiance provided. Even though it was built in 2001, she looks ...
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Sail Date July 2012


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azpokey

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

South Bound Alaska cruise on Radiance of the Seas June 29

We just returned form a 7-day cruise from Seward to Vancouver. We started a week before and stayed a in Anchorage visiting family. Anchorage was a nice city but this almost 24 hr day light is for the birds. I can ...
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Sail Date June 2012


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Djpearce79

1 Review Written

Best Cruise Ever

I must say that our cruise on Radiance of the seas was the best cruise I have ever taken. Nothing compares to the splendor of Alaska! Pre-trip- I booked the cruise directly with RCCL and my ttravel planner was ...
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Sail Date June 2012


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NEWLKAT

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Enjoyable second trip; a couple of minor problems

This was our second time on this ship and routing, boarding in Seward was a breeze we were the first ones on the ship and were given a big hello. Followed immediately with the upsales for dining and beverage ...
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Sail Date June 2012


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cndwhite

3 Reviews Written

Alaska Cruisetour 2012

R/C cruise tour was a dream come true. My wife and I have talked about going to Alaska since we were dating 29 years ago. R/C did not disappoint from picking us at the airport to debarkation. We did the land tour ...
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Sail Date June 2012


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newcruiserATL

1 Review Written

Great ship but....

We loved our cruise from Seward to Vancouver with a few exceptions. While the scenery was great,we tired of the continual charges for everything "extra" and believe me, almost everything is extra. The ship ...
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Sail Date June 2012


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xmasteach

3 Reviews Written

Alaska where the roads end and life begins

We really enjoyed our total experience on Radiance. The ship was spectacular, and service superb. We enjoyed our meals in Cascades with anytime dining, only waited once, maybe 5 minutes. Our balcony room was ...
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Sail Date June 2012


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mrell345

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Radiance of Seas 18 to 25 May 2012

Overall the cruise was good, The Radiance of the seas is a beautiful ship and the fact that we could get up to the bow all during the cruise was a bonus. We found the staff to be very friendly and helpful ...
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Sail Date May 2012


Radiance of the Seas Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04
Dining4.04
Entertainment4.03.7
Public Rooms4.04.3
Fitness Recreation4.54.1
Family4.04.1
Enrichment2.03.5
Service4.54.4
Value For Money4.53.8
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