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Tampa Royal Caribbean Radiance of the Seas Cruise Reviews

Royal Caribbean
Radiance of the Seas
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Tampa

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62 Tampa Royal Caribbean Radiance of the Seas Cruise Reviews


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Spysmum

31 Reviews Written

343 Helpful Votes

All the way round

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As part of a long planned holiday to Australia to celebrate a big anniversary we decided that to cruise part of the trip in order to catch up with old friends and see new places. We know the southern half of ...
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Sail Date December 2012


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Happy Flyer

1 Review Written

Royal Caribbean Sinks

Imagine that you're returning from a lovely excursion in Cozumel and upon reentry to your cruise ship, your sea pass causes the crew-member to utter the scary phrase "You need to report to Guest Services ...
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Sail Date April 2011


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dicmihi

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Horrible experience with Royal Caribbean

My wife and I flew in from Omaha, NE to cruise from Tampa FL to Cozumel and Costa Maya for our honeymoon. Long story short, our room flooded and it took them the entire trip to clean up the mess. The compensation ...
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Sail Date January 2011


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ugotdav

1 Review Written

15 Night - Radiance of the Seas - Panama Canal

My wife and I just returned from fifteen days on the Radiance of the Seas (RCI) cruise out of Tampa (4-29-11) through the Panama Canal to San Diego. It is hard not to like cruising, the ocean is amazing -- relaxing ...
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Sail Date April 2011


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Average Joe

1 Review Written

Disappointed

I would never have thought I would be writing a review on a site like this, but I can't let this go by. I took my wife and our 2 teenagers on a Spring Break, Easter cruise on the Radiance of the Sea. I have been a ...
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Sail Date April 2011


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berrygirl76

1 Review Written

Magical Honeymoon at Sea

We decided to book this cruise for our honeymoon mainly because it left on a Monday. It was his first cruise but my second.We flew into Tampa on Sunday evening. We took a taxi to our hotel (Hilton Garden Inn ...
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Sail Date April 2011


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keesha_lou

1 Review Written

Nice Easter Break

I took my daughter on the Radiance of the Seas to celebrate her 18th birthday. We're both sun lovers, so the 2 days at sea was appealing to both of us. The ship is beautiful! Upon registration, we were informed ...
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Sail Date April 2011


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'tilnexttime

1 Review Written

RADIANCE HAS SHINE

Second time cruisers just back from a lovely five day western Caribbean jaunt aboard Radiance of the Seas. Our first go with Royal Caribbean after a very successful Celebrity voyage only four months ago. We ...
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Sail Date April 2011


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AFMSGT

4 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Radiance of the Seas

Radiance of the Seas was cool. It was our 6th cruise, third with RC and we enjoyed it. A short 5 night cruise out of Tampa was the perfect ticket for some relaxing and fun. Service was attentive and good. Meals ...
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Sail Date April 2011


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forecastle

7 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Radiance of the Sea

This was my 47th cruise (assorted lines)drove to Tampa used valet parking as before had a hussler for tip never happened before. Love to sail from Tampa a easy port. Getting on ship and off easy as pie.I ...
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Sail Date April 2011


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decked out

1 Review Written

Delighted

Bottom line up front (BLUF) - The Radiance is a beautiful, well-run ship which features a wide variety of functional interior and exterior venues, ample deck space and beautiful views. The opulent, yet elegant ...
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Sail Date April 2011


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WisconsinFan

3 Reviews Written

A Perfect Spring Break Cruise

We chose the Radiance of the Seas because her itinerary fit our children's spring break schedule. It was a five day sailing (the Radiance does two five days followed by a four day). The port was with in our range to ...
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Sail Date March 2011


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larkie25

2 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

10th Anniversary-First Cruise was great!

We are frequent travelers, but have never cruised before. But we wanted to do something fun and international for our 10th anniversary. Now the kids are in school we have to go during spring break (but not taking ...
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Sail Date March 2011


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Hartleydawg

2 Reviews Written

Relaxed on the High Seas

Sailed on the Radiance on March 24th for a 4 night cruise.Embarkation was seemless, but not a quick as other reviewers stated. There was only one metal detector in use and as a result a line to get through the ...
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Sail Date March 2011


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SLG1

6 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great Family Cruise Experience

My wife and I (50 somethings) decided to set up a cruise experience for our 5 family members from St. Louis (ages 12-86). We live in Florida, so we picked up the family at the Tampa airport, made a 15 min drive to ...
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Sail Date March 2011


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Deborahlynn10

1 Review Written

Radiance of the Seas March 14th, 2011 review

Radiance of the Seas Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines March 14th to March 19th, 2011 This is a review of the Radiance of the Seas. From pre boarding to the debarkation. I will give the good points ...
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Sail Date March 2011


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hfh

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

5 Nights without sleep

My husband and I just came off our 4th cruise with Royal Caribbean (March 5th - 10th) on Radiance of the Seas and our 6th cruise in all. We have previously sailed Navigator, Explorer and Monarch as recently as ...
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Sail Date March 2011


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slocalacruzr

1 Review Written

Great spring break cruise

Traveling with three kids (15, 14 and 11), wife (age unprintable) and mother in law (age unknown)for spring break, 2011!Left out of Tampa - used valet parking, well worth the extra $15 because it gets you out fast ...
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Sail Date March 2011


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Abu Sara

1 Review Written

The Radiance lives up to her name

We thoroughly enjoyed our 5 night western Caribbean cruise on the Tampa-based Radiance of the Seas from 5 - 10 March. This was our first cruise so we have no basis for comparison, but it won't be our last. Ports of ...
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Sail Date March 2011


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Nola985

1 Review Written

Relaxing and wonderful experience on the Radiance....

Our group of 4 drove to Tampa from New Orleans. Looking back we should have flown but we still enjoyed the drive over. Finding the terminal was a bit challenging. For some strange reason Terminal 2 has quite a large ...
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Sail Date March 2011


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bttravel

4 Reviews Written

Enjoyed Radiance

Just returned from a five day cruise on the Radiance. I picked the cruise mainly for the price since I treated my sister, son and daughter in law. They wanted to try another cruise line and we had previously taken ...
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Sail Date February 2011


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crustycrab

5 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Picture Perfect Ports

For me, there are no bad cruises.This is our 15th. We flew into Tampa and took the hotel free shuttle to the Hampton Inn Rocky Point. Beautiful view on the bay and nice room.Bahama Breeze restuarant next door was ...
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Sail Date February 2011


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padrek

40 Reviews Written

130 Helpful Votes

An excellent short cruise

After a flight to TPA I had an excellent, quick RCI transfer to Radiance - the lead ship of the excellent Radiance class. Quick walk aboard embarkation at about 1230, found that my Diamond Plus table reservation had ...
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Sail Date February 2011


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getupgo

10 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Happy Cruiser

I loved the size of the Radiance of the Seas. It was big enough to have all the amenities, but was easy to navigate and arrive at my desired location quickly. My husband and I loved being on the Deck 4 where the ...
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Sail Date February 2011


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remarcm

5 Reviews Written

Radiance is still Radiant

Arrived a day early and stayed at the Springhill Suites. This hotel uses Super Shuttle rather than it's own vehicle. Worked well, went to SS office and was given a voucher for a certain number van. It arrived with ...
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Sail Date February 2011


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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