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Rome (Civitavecchia) Royal Caribbean Serenade of the Seas Cruise Reviews

4.5 / 5.0
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Very poorly structured for disabled guests and customer service

Review for Serenade of the Seas to Greece

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dmstacey
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Ship Problems:- 1) The elevator calling system is a nightmare at boarding and disembarkation as they are far too busy. On arrival we had to endure the ‘scrum’ of guests competing for elevators which had no logic to them. We eventually worked out they appear to work on a priority call system which in principle sounds sensible, but in practice means that it is impossible for guests to know which ...
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Sail Date: October 2014

Cabin Type: Royal Suite


Greek Isles

Review for Serenade of the Seas to Greece

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Trekker954
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

Just off the nine night Greek Islands cruise onboard the Serenade out of Civitavecchia in a two bedroom family suite – five adults, (Mom, Dad, DD, DS and DIL). Daughter and I did the 12 night Med cruise onboard the Serenade last year same timeframe out of Barcelona that we enjoyed a tad more. We also spent a week in Rome pre cuise. I arranged for a private mini van from Roma to Civitavecchia (5 ...
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Sail Date: October 2014

Cabin Type: Two Bedroom Suite


Travel with friends

Review for Serenade of the Seas to Mediterranean

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canada_eh!
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

Hi, I traveled with 2 other ladies and we very much enjoyed our cruise on Serenade of the Seas in October of 2014. We arranged our own transfer to Civitavecchia from Rome, and arrived early for boarding. Boarding went very smoothly but, as we were on board around noon, our room was not ready until after 1. We explored the ship as this was the first cruise for my 2 friends (I had been on one many ...
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Sail Date: October 2014

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


Ship and Itinerary Delivered!

Review for Serenade of the Seas to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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wassup4565
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

This was an experienced crew who worked well together and knew the itinerary. All our experiences onboard were much more than satisfactory. Because the cruise was so port-intensive, we didn't have the energy to take in much entertainment or enjoy activities onboard. What we need was excellent service, good food, and a comfortable refuge after walking many thousands of steps each day ashore. This ...
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Sail Date: October 2014

Cabin Type: Superior Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


Overall A Great Cruise

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halifaxcruising
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

This was our first RCI cruise (9 previous cruises on Princess, Celebrity and Cunard) and were were mostly pleased with the experience. The staff were great and friendly and the ship (Serenade of the Seas) was absolutely lovely and every easy to navigate. We loved the ship, enjoyed our itinerary (Greek Isles), thought the public areas were beautiful and we had a great cruise. A few pluses: Food ...
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Sail Date: October 2014

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom


Greek Isles Cuise October 2014

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sfh1957
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

First time on Royal for me. Found myself comparing to other cruise lines. Check in was a breeze, in our rooms by 1 PM. Food good but one in our group has Celiac disease and her choices were limited. Disappointed in the hours of the buffet, closes early. Brought our one bottle of "allowed" wine on board but no wine glasses in cabin. Had to go ask for them each day from a bar. Friendly staff. Good ...
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Sail Date: October 2014

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom


Disappointed; cruise masquerading as more than it is.

Review for Serenade of the Seas to Mediterranean

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llayden
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

This was my first and probably last time on Royal Caribbean. I have previously sailed Oceania, Cunard and Princess (twice). I choose my cruises by destination. All have been 12 day cruises. Only the Cunard cruise was more expensive. The destination here was the Adriatic but starting and ending in Rome. Let me start with positive comments. The staff are friendly. The food, with some exceptions, is ...
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Sail Date: September 2014

Cabin Type: Large Ocean View Stateroom


The Royal Treatment

Review for Serenade of the Seas to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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MPSCru
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We sailed for 12 days on this ship and enjoyed all the ports of call. The ship is clean and the crew is very friendly. The food in the main dining room was very good. Duck was served 3 of the 12 nights. We did not use the dining room for breakfast after the first day as it was not to our liking. The windjamer was great for breakfast and lunch. There is free self serve soft ice cream. Our wait ...
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Sail Date: September 2014


RC: Serenade of the Seas; Never Again

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bugsy777
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

This is the first time that I am writing a review but I feel compelled to do so. We sailed the Caribbean with Carnival Glory in 2010. The Grand Med on the Magic in 2011. Northern Europe and Norway on the Legend in 2013 and now 17th Sept 14 on RC Serenade of the Seas, the Adriatic. We were obviously spoiled by Carnival as our latest cruise did not meet our expectations at all. For the first two ...
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Sail Date: September 2014

Cabin Type: Large Ocean View Stateroom


Watch the Incidental Expenses

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xtmike
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

We had a very good holiday on this ship, the staff were great, the food was good although the vegetarian choice was sometimes limited. The entertainment was good and the ports visited were very interesting, except perhaps for Salerno and Messina where we had been before. We did not take part in any organised trips as they were not value for money. we managed to organise our own trips quite ...
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Sail Date: September 2014

Cabin Type: Two Bedroom Suite


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