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Splendour of the Seas

OVERVIEW: Realizing that small cabins don’t please passengers, Royal Caribbean International set about designing a ship with much larger standard cabins than in its previous vessels (except for sister shipLegend of the Seas). The (originally glitzy) interior decor was toned down during a refurbishme

Mariner of the Seas

OVERVIEW: This ship dwarfs most other cruise ships in size, but not in terms of personal service unless you happen to reside in a top suite. Royal Caribbean International tries to provide a good standard of programmed service from its hotel service staff.


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ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES / Adventure of the Seas / Mediterranean
By on 30th Aug 2014
We sailed from Southampton on the 17 August on the adventure of the seas. Boarding was very quick. We booked two interconnecting balcony cabins on deck 6 which worked really well with our 10 and 14... Read More »
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ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES / Independence of the Seas / Mediterranean
By on 29th Aug 2014
Well our long awaited first cruise has come and gone and I think we could easily become addicts. Check in was very quick and smooth and we were on the ship by 11.30am... Read More »
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ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES / Independence of the Seas / Mediterranean
By on 27th Aug 2014
THIS WAS MY FIRST CRUISE BUT MY PARTNER HAD BEEN ON THEM BEFORE SO WE CHOSE A BALCONY ROOM ON THE INDEPENDANCE OF THE SEAS.MUST ADMIT THAT I WAS SO PLEASED WITH THE SERVICE FROM THE MOMENT OF GETTING... Read More »
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ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES / Independence of the Seas / Mediterranean
By on 26th Aug 2014
We first went on this ship may 2013 to Norway it was fab , we loved it so much we booked 2 weeks round the med in July school holidays , as we have children . We stayed overnight in Southampton so... Read More »
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ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES / Independence of the Seas / Mediterranean
By on 25th Aug 2014
Independence of the Seas - Spanish Med - A fabulous family holiday.... We sailed on Independence of the Seas, Spanish Med itinerary in July 2014 with our six year old son... Read More »
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ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES / Brilliance of the Seas / Norwegian Fjords
By on 24th Aug 2014
BEWARE third party shore excursion providers. Brilliance of the Seas out of Harwich to Norway and Iceland. July 26 2014 Boarding and disembarking at Harwich was so easy - we were in our cabins... Read More »
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ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES / Independence of the Seas / Mediterranean
By on 23rd Aug 2014
2 week Med cruise on the Independence. In a group of 21 including 8 maiden cruisers. Unanimous view of best holiday ever. Quite a few with a negative preconception of cruises - but proved to be wide... Read More »
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ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES / Independence of the Seas / Mediterranean
By on 22nd Aug 2014
JUST RETURNED FROM A 14 DAY CRUISE ON INDEPENDANCE OF THE SEAS THIRD TIME ON THE SHIP 26/7/14 SERVICE FIRST CLASS ONLY DRAWBACK SOME STANDARDS ARE DROPPING PEOPLE IN WINDJAMMER IN DRESSING GOWNS AND... Read More »
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ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES / Allure of the Seas / Caribbean
By on 22nd Aug 2014
Superb Crown Loft on Allure of the Seas A little history first, I did not originally book the CL. I booked a JS on deck 8 hump. The cabin looked great, we got double points but not the suite perks... Read More »
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ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES / Adventure of the Seas / Europe
By on 20th Aug 2014
MY HUSBAND AND I ALONG WITH OUR THREE SONS AGED 19, 16 AND 11 HAVE JUST RETURNED FROM A 14 DAY CRUISE ON BOARD ADVENTURE OF THE SEAS. WE FOUND THE FOOD AND THE SERVICE IN THE MOZART RESTAURANT VERY... Read More »
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ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES / Liberty of the Seas / Mediterranean
By on 20th Aug 2014
THE FLIGHT WITH JET2 WAS GOOD THE FOOD AND SERVICE WAS 10/10 EXCELLENT. IN HIND SIGHT WE SHOULD HAVE GOT 2 CABINS FOR 4 PEOPLE IT WAS TOO SMALLT tHE SIGHTSEEING WAS GREAT BUT NOT ENOUGH TIME TO SEE... Read More »
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ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES / Oasis of the Seas / Caribbean
By on 20th Aug 2014
My wife and two children (24, 16) just returned from cruising the East Caribbean on Oasis of the Seas. The ship is amazing in terms of size, activities and entertainment... Read More »
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ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES / Legend of the Seas / Mediterranean
By on 19th Aug 2014
we travelled from Venice to Barcelona on the Legend of the seas to for a 40th and a 50th birthday cruise. 2 cabin both balcony on deck seven, a great cruise with a visit to Kotor which was the best... Read More »
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ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES / Adventure of the Seas / Europe
By on 19th Aug 2014
This was our second cruise with royal caribbean, our first was on the allures of the sea so we got a surprise when we see the size of this ship compared to that one, the food in the my time dinning was... Read More »
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ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES / Independence of the Seas / Europe
By on 19th Aug 2014
INDEPENDENCE OF THE SEAS IS A BIG SHIP, BUT SO WELL LAID OUT , ITS EASY TO FIND EVERY FACILITY. MY HUSBAND PARTICULARLY LOVED THE SHOPPING MALL THAT RAN DOWN THE MIDDLE OF ONE OF THE DECKS... Read More »
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ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES / Explorer of the Seas / Caribbean
By on 17th Aug 2014
I was a little dubious about cruising but we all had a wonderful holiday. There were 4 in the cabin and we coped ok. I was the only male so had the last shower... Read More »
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ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES / Brilliance of the Seas / Northern Europe
By on 17th Aug 2014
Being an avid fan of cruises and having exhausted the majority of the Mediterranean itinerary's available we decided to try somewhere different this year and opted for a 12 night cruise to Norway, ... Read More »
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ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES / Brilliance of the Seas / Norwegian Fjords
By on 17th Aug 2014
Went on the Brilliance of the Seas to Norway, Faroe Islands and Iceland departed July 26th 2014 from Harwich. The check in was easy especially straight off the train, took a few minutes... Read More »
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ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES / Adventure of the Seas / Mediterranean
By on 16th Aug 2014
Great selection of ports. Trips via the ship incredibly over priced but all places easy to visit either on foot or public transport. Superb food in main restaurant and buffet style... Read More »
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ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES / Brilliance of the Seas / Baltic
By on 15th Aug 2014
This was a sensational family holiday. The ship left from Harwich and we had pre booked the cruise car-park. This is a very easy way to start the holiday with staff taking your bags and frequent... Read More »
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