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Royal Caribbean Radiance of the Seas Cruise Reviews

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Radiance of the Seas
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1,188 Royal Caribbean Radiance of the Seas Cruise Reviews


NZCANCruisers avatar

NZCANCruisers

3 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

South Pacific Islands with changing itinerary

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We did a 10 day cruise out of Sydney Australia to the South Pacific. We chose Radiance of the Seas for the departure date and itinerary offered. Unfortunately this itinerary started changing immediately after we ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Ransome

3 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

My new favourite RCI ship

First up, a disclaimer. I’m more recently a solo cruiser and I choose cruises based on the ship (ambience etc), the itinerary, and mostly because I like to relax and read a book (thus quiet spaces are very ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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NurseRobin

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Loved our Radiance of the Seas Cruise

We had a great time on board Radiance of the Seas for 11 nights to the South Pacific islands. We found all the staff incredibly friendly and helpful especially our main dining room staff Veron & Chao. Our room ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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scotty43

6 Reviews Written

33 Helpful Votes

Declining standards

We did the same cruise this time last year and are quite experienced cruisers, diamond plus. The ship is still quite attractive. Good points—- The Diamond and Concierge club benefits are still good and both ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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carlogaglione

4 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Pacific Paradise

Chose this cruise line due to the port it was scheduled to visit. South pacific has always being my main destination, and it was great to be on board a vessel which was well kept, clean, in places immaculate and ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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muliama

5 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

BRAVO CRUISE - EXCELLENT

The only reason I went on this ship was to be part of the Bravo Cruise of Performing Arts. Whilst a regular on Princess and Celebrity, this was my first taste of the Royal Carribean fleet. I had heard mixed ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Peterseremet

6 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Worst Trans-ocean Cruise

We’ve done many transatlantic and transpacific cruises, most of which offered many activities and good entertainment for the many sea days. Unfortunately, this 18-day transpacific cruise was sorely lacking in both ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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lpops

4 Reviews Written

82 Helpful Votes

Radiance of the Seas - Vancouver to Hawaii - September 2019

Disclaimer - We would like to pass on our impressions and thoughts of our cruise experience to anyone planning for or getting ready to participate in a similar Itinerary. Everyone knows that reviews are subjective. ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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DougMacP

10 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

A mid size treasure

Having done a back to back cruise last year on the Harmony of the Seas I can say without reservation the Radiance was a far more enjoyable experience for two experienced cruisers in their mid(ish) 60's that don't ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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matthewthamm

4 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Wow, a great Cruise; meeting bucket list expectations

My wife started her cancer treatments on 1 August 2018. I told her that she would be done with her treatments and well enough by next year. I booked the trip with a the 2 Aug 2019 sailing (we left the house on 1 ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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kekocat

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Royal Caribbean is our preferred cruise line.

Arrived one day early in Vancouver. (Make sure you use a no foreign trans. fee credit card. (USA exchange rate automatically calculated.) Took the taxi (2 couples) and fare was $30.00 US currency to Blue Horizon ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Swisstravellerslife

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Expectations only partly met...

Ship The Radiance of the Seas is one of the older ships of the Royal Carribean fleet. The condition was good, but the equipment definitely did not meet the standards expected today. Embarking or disembarking ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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itsme_jj

7 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Great Itinerary - Food and Entertainment just ok

I cruised this ship for the itinerary and also wanted to try Royal Caribbean for a change. I have been on a short RCCL cruise on a newer ship, and I knew this was an older smaller ship. The ship itself while ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Julie69

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Worst cruise ever

This was the first and last cruise I will do with Royal Caribbean. On formal nights very few dressed up mostly people just dressed in jeans and hoodies, one person looked like she had just come from the gym in her ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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lmayers

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Forget Royal Caribbean Cruise line

We went with our daughter and her family on this Alaska cruise. Alaska was wonderful, Royal Caribbean was terrible. We have traveled on many cruises, but this was our first Royal Caribbean cruise (and Last). Royal ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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ricalsamb

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Loved Alaska, but not Royal Caribbean

Cheap, cheap, cheap! If you want even bottled water, pay up! You can buy different drink packages ranging from about $12-$70/day per person. If you don't, you can have water, tea, lemonade, or coffee. When ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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soak01

2 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Just Perfect

This cruise was a long time in the planning and didn't disappoint. After spending 2 weeks in Canada and 5 nights in Hawaii, this was the perfect way to return home to Sydney calling at Pappete, Moorea, Bora Bora, ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Nananinas

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Excellence at Sea

Really like Royal Caribean, only natural to go with what you know. From the moment we entered the ship we were showered with attention, service, courtesy to say the least, our luggage were taken to our cabins ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Karenlz

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Pros and cons

We did the 7 day Land tour before our cruise. With the exception of Denali Village which we found our room not cleaned they moved us to a new room only to open door and find it already occupied. Rooms small had no ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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GHD278

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

We did 1-2 excursions at every port. They were excellent

Overall, the trip was great. I'm going to talk less about the excursions (which was awesome), and more about the ship. The cabin was nice. Super small, even for a single person. I had a balcony which was nice as I ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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GF Quinn

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Amazing cruise!

We chose this cruise because we were going with friends and we wanted to travel to new places. We had a great time at all the ports! They were so nice to see and explore! However we didn't just enjoy the ports. We ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Uncle Al95670

3 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Very good with a few mis-steps

Pros: Almost everything Cons: (listed below...) luggage handling, and a couple of technical issues. We were EXTREMELY happy with our recent Alaska cruise on Radiance of the seas. We did the 3 day ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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MDtechiecruiser

6 Reviews Written

32 Helpful Votes

Alaska cruises + RCCL = Awesome!

I had done an Alaska cruise on this same ship a couple of years ago with friends, but this time it was with my mom and SO. TL/DR: * Suites are sweet and you should do it at least once in your life * Royal ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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respman

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

More transportation, less cruise

We chose this cruise because it was a one way inside passage which meant more time in each port. This was important because the ship doesn't have much to offer in terms of entertainment. We are east coast (4 hours ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Gee_Jimmie

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Ship is old but comfortable

We chose this cruise mainly for the itinerary and knew the ship was old and smaller than others. We like the smaller size ship and wish cruise lines would stop making them bigger and bigger. The itinerary was ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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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