• Write a Review
  • Boards
  • Log In

Western Caribbean Vision of the Seas Western Caribbean Cruise Reviews

Royal Caribbean
Vision of the Seas
Western Caribbean
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

103

Very Good

76

Average

57

Poor

33

Terrible

22

Cruise type

294 Western Caribbean Vision of the Seas Western Caribbean Cruise Reviews


DangerousCutie avatar

DangerousCutie

1 Review Written

Vision of the Seas 2018

|

My husband and I were lucky enough to have my father book us a room through his Travel Agent at a fantastic price. It was a free cruise, and while this wasn't my first cruise - it was my husbands (finance at the ...
Read More

1 photo

Sail Date January 2018


Mearly avatar

Mearly

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise

We arrived at the port a little before noon and boarded the ship within 10 minutes. Embarkation was quick and easy. We enjoyed a drink in the Viking Crown Lounge and rooms were ready by 1:30. Luggage delivered ...
Read More

Sail Date April 2019


Cruisecontrol1r2 avatar

Cruisecontrol1r2

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Old outdated ship

The ship was old and the rooms were small, especially the restrooms. The decoration was old and tacky. I was afraid yo walk bare footed on the floor. There was no turkey bacon. The arcade was tiny with about 4 ...
Read More

Sail Date April 2019


klostevens avatar

klostevens

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Spring Break Getaway

This cruise left out of Galveston. The nearest airport is 40 minutes away, and the major airport is 70 minutes out of Houston. It wasn't a problem taking an Uber to our hotel or from the hotel to the port. (I ...
Read More

Sail Date April 2019


sb152 avatar

sb152

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Wonder if this is a training ship?

We chose this cruise based on the airfare availability and price. We would have preferred a departure from Florida but it was way too expensive. We wanted a short cruise to introduce our children to cruising. My ...
Read More

Sail Date April 2019


dmedward avatar

dmedward

4 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Rest and Relaxation Achieved

We chose this cruise as a get away for rest and relaxation after a crazy January and February. The good: Embarkation was a breeze! We chose a later arrival time (1:30 pm) and were in our cabins before 2:30 ...
Read More

Sail Date March 2019


Diamondclub avatar

Diamondclub

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Vision Is A Great Ship

This ship is just the right size for us. Everything is easily found and without a lot of walking. The Windjammer and the Dining Room were fantastic. The food quality and the service is top flight. Our room man kept ...
Read More

Sail Date March 2019


DesVoeux avatar

DesVoeux

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Fantastic Family Cruise

My family and I sailed out of Galveston, Texas. This was the first cruise for everyone in our party. Parking at the port was relatively cheap and embarkation was very smooth. My in-laws are from China and they were ...
Read More

Sail Date March 2019


Aprilfoolx avatar

Aprilfoolx

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A fun cruise with great service! Ready for more

We chose this trip for an adult-family cruise. We wanted to leave out of Galveston and have an itinerary that was in line with spring break. This was my first time on Royal Caribbean, and I was left very satisfied. ...
Read More

Sail Date March 2019


Tfoster1025 avatar

Tfoster1025

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Underwhelmed

Cruised RC before and loved every minute of it...this time not so much. Great food and beverage service! Desmond and Ohla took wonderful care of us at My Time Dining. They were attentive and fun! Bar service was ...
Read More

Sail Date March 2019


west1215 avatar

west1215

5 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

If you love small ships....this one is a jewel

We cruise out of Galveston several times a year, and this is our second cruise on the vision. If you are looking for a large ship with all the kids amenities etc etc, this is not for you!!! if you like a small ...
Read More

Sail Date March 2019


Fast Alongside avatar

Fast Alongside

43 Reviews Written

131 Helpful Votes

Vision Not 20-20

I have been on this ship many times and have always considered it one of my favorite smaller ships in the line. However things seemed to have changed a bit in the last year or so. This trip consisted of two one ...
Read More

Sail Date February 2019


Pancha Villa avatar

Pancha Villa

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Smaller ship than usual but still loads of fun!

Had wanted to cruise out of New Orleans forever so once this particular cruise became available I reserved my cabin at best price immediately. The trip on the Mississippi River is quite rough, in fact the first 24 ...
Read More

Sail Date February 2019


ameliasmom avatar

ameliasmom

3 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Very Relaxed Cruise

The ship was very dated but overall clean and well-kept. Most of the staff was very friendly and personable. Our room stewart, Clover, was amazing and really made us feel at home. The Guest Services staff needed ...
Read More

Sail Date February 2019


gardengal68 avatar

gardengal68

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Fabulous mother/daughter cruise out of New Orleans

We chose this cruise for two reasons. We wanted to visit New Orleans and the price was phenomenal! Embarkation was fast and easy, being the only ship in town that day. I agree that the ship is a bit dated and has ...
Read More

Sail Date February 2019


Ginniandwillie avatar

Ginniandwillie

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great service and lots of space

We are Platinum with Carnival but decided to join friends who were taking a trip on the Vision. We were a little skeptical about being newbies on Royal and selecting an older, smaller ship on top of that, but we ...
Read More

Sail Date February 2019


lpaulow avatar

lpaulow

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Not bad

Got to New Orleans port at 9:30, they didn’t start letting guests start checking in with cruise staff til 10. I believe we were on the ship by 11:30 (we are not diamond club, just first time on royal). If you ...
Read More

Sail Date February 2019


zounds avatar

zounds

4 Reviews Written

Good old Vision - Jan. 19

We have sailed on NCL a lot, although our 1st cruise was on RCI. We chose this one for NOLA and the cruise ports. We were surprised at the good condition of the Vision, going on 21 years old. We prefer the ...
Read More

Sail Date January 2019


tshutterbug26 avatar

tshutterbug26

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Maybe too small for anyone that gets seasick...

Our daughter booked this cruise for her family, which included a 6 year old, 4 year old, and a 14 month old. We found an interior room a few doors down last minute so we booked our cruise to join them. I knew ...
Read More

Sail Date January 2019


Joan W avatar

Joan W

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

First time on Vision, not first time cruiser

We loved Vision of the Seas. We’ve sailed on Oasis and although it has more things, we loved the friendliness of the other guests, the staff, the cleanliness and the ability to find things to do on the ship much ...
Read More

Sail Date January 2019


blonde polack avatar

blonde polack

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Super Small boat dedicated to people in their 80s or older.

Our original cruise itinerary was changed via Royal Caribbean cuz they decided to take our boat out of service for maintenance. Left with no choice due to the dates we had locked in we were forced to pick this boat. ...
Read More

Sail Date January 2019


Chocolateislife avatar

Chocolateislife

1 Review Written

Wonderful Service but Not a Lot to Do

We traveled the week before Christmas with our two kids 10 & 13. We had a wonderful time because that is what we made it! Though there were some cons, we figure life is what you make it. Pros: Service. ...
Read More

Sail Date December 2018


Valley Boy avatar

Valley Boy

6 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Christmas Cruise

This was our first Christmas Cruise and it was a fantastic time. We spent three nights in New Orleans, the city is amazing, The southern hospitality and the music makes it a must visit place. We boarded the ...
Read More

Sail Date December 2018


Solaster Dawsoni avatar

Solaster Dawsoni

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Smokers Boat

The boat was smaller and much older than expected, ceiling ripped around the pool sitting area, can lights falling out in the dining room, most windows in the adult pool area are all corroded with salt buildup and ...
Read More

Sail Date December 2018


Buzzbea avatar

Buzzbea

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Make New Friends

My husband and I celebrated our 40th wedding anniversary on Vision. We chose it for two reasons. We wanted to spend a day or two in New Orleans so we looked for a ship leaving from that port. We also wanted to be ...
Read More

Sail Date December 2018


Vision of the Seas Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins3.53.8
Dining3.53.8
Entertainment3.53.5
Public Rooms3.54.1
Fitness Recreation3.53.6
Family4.03.9
Enrichment3.53.3
Service4.04.2
Value For Money4.03.8
Never Miss a Deal!
Subscribe and Save
By proceeding, you agree to Cruise Critic’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Find a Cruise

Easily compare prices from multiple sites with one click

Western Caribbean Cruise Reviews for Other Royal Caribbean Ships

Want to cruise smarter?
Get expert advice, insider tips and more.
By proceeding, you agree to Cruise Critic’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.