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Grandeur of the Seas is a large ship, carrying 2446 passengers and 760 crew, and sails from Baltimore, Maryland.

Price: $     Size: L     Refurbished: 4 yrs ago    

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"...the though the ship 's policy is otherwise) ; the main dining room had excellent service and food presentation was but..." in 141 reviews.

"The cruise director was an absolute Dynamo and the best I have ever encountered." in 47 reviews.

"But i do Royal Carribean and i will sale again." in 36 reviews.


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Grandeur of the Seas

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Favorite was John Blair/cruise director, We have been on 26 cruises and by far he was the best cruise director ever.

Entertainment was excellent especially Tony Tillman.

The ship showed some age and the shower in the stateroom was very small.

We will definitely recommend it to friends.

I would also like to thank Joann Cornelius for being very helpful with our booking.

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this cruise was surely not what we expected.  We are frequent cruisers, but this was a disappointment. The ship is in bad shape, but that is apparently caused by little energy from staff.  Railings needed dusting, floors needed cleaning, tables needed wiping off.  One day it rained and they had 30 gallon buckets catching the rain leaking from the ceiling...and it was full of water.  When the floors were wet there was no effort to fun a mop over them.  I feared for walking over the puddles on deck.  The staff was just not concerned about their customers.  At times during this cruise, I would have been hard pressed to even find a staff if an emergency happened.  We did have attentive wait staff for our evening dining.  The food was okay.  Not enough activities to keep the guests busy.  This ship had a huge screen on deck, but they ran pictures of Royal Caribbean signs and the ocean.  What a waste of time.  Our room was very small.  I realize staterooms are usually small, but this was not comfortable.  The beds were nearly on the floor and looked more like cots at summer camp than beds on a cruise ship.  As I mentioned before, we cruise and travel several times a year, but I think we would rather stay at home than do Grandaur of the Sea again!

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EXCELLENT CRUISE

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CAN'T RECOMMEND ANY IMPROVEMENT.   FOOD, SHOWS AND STAFF WERE ALL GREAT.

 FIRST TIME IN A BALCONY CABIN. THE EXTRA ROOM AND THE FULL SIZE TUB MADE THE DAY.

VIEW FROM OUR BALCONY VERY ENJOYABLE AND RELAXING.

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Relaxing on the high seas to Bermuda!

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The Grandeur of the Seas Ship is on the small, but mighty side. It has everything that you need for a wonderful trip, but no so big that you get lost or confused. The staff were excellent. The Dining Room Servers and our Cabin Steward, were especially accommodating. The waters were choppy on the way out to Bermuda, some rain, which was disappointing. However, our time in Bermuda was fantastic! The weather was perfect. We took the Catamaran trip (offered by , not Royal Caribbean). It was excellent and I would highly recommend it. The Restless Native offered up plenty of activities and hot chocolate chip cookies on the trip back to the ship. Truly a fabulous day! The meals were very good.  We had your traditional beef tenderloin, lobster and shrimp nights.  There was always something for everyone. The comedy shows were  pretty good. My only suggestion is that there should be more activities during the day when you are sea.  The schedule looks full, however, there is usually and upcharge (Bingo at $20.00 per game) or a trivia game with a crew member.  If you are looking to relax and not have a hectic schedule, then this is the cruise for you. The time in Bermuda was short, but we made the most of it. Bermuda is beautiful and certainly worth the trip to see and enjoy. Our cruise consultant Teresa Rechy was so helpful. Her advice was spot on! Would recommend booking with her to help get the most out of your trip!

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Fun!

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Fun times, nice ship.... Excellent crew! We loved cruising out of Baltimore.  Also staying overnight at port was also incredible. We loved that aspect.

 

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Great overall service, not good entertainment.

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I have cruised with Royal Carribbean twice before.  And this was my 5th cruise.Felt the service in the restaurant was outstanding. Loved Chops and the food quality there.  Waiter was amazing and he was new.

 

Room attendant was good.  Did not see big improvements on the room side of the renovations they did. 

 

Was as very disappointed in the quality of the shows. Comedians were OK. Second night show was great, the rest were mediocre. Expected more from RC.

 

 

 

Loved going to Bermuda. Great destination.

 

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Grandeur of the Seas not so grand, but still a worthy value

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First, let me say the staff were exceptionally friendly and efficient in all regards. My second impression is that this boat is looking tired and dated. It's very clean and adequately appointed, but numerous little details belie its age. The entertainment wasn't particularly exceptional but amusing. The dining experience wasn't bad at all but the menus seemed a bit retro. The specialty restaurant we dined in had a pleasant atmosphere but the food seemed like only a slight upgrade from the standard dining room fare. Our stateroom was adequately comfortable but Spartan. The emphasis on this trip was value over glamour, particularly if you're savvy to the numerous extra cost items.

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Mostly a good experience

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Easy check in and boarding.  Stateroom clean and nice.

 

 Windjammer food variety and quality was very good.  Main dining food was inconsistent.  Some good and some bad.  (Are they trying to get you to buy their specialty restaurants - where the food is consistently very good) ?  

 

One excursion that I bought on their website (pre-cruise) was cancelled because we wouldn't be in port on time.  Really??  Then why advertise it?   And why couldn't they email me to tell me in advance that s was cancelled so I could switch excursions or days?  I am not happy that we were not notified until we were onboard the ship.  

 

Entertainment and activities were good.  Lots of choices.  

 

We experienced good service, but some friends got really slow service in the main dining room some nights.

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Great overall service, not good entertainment.

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I have cruised with Royal Carribbean twice before.  And this was my 5th cruise.Felt the service in the restaurant was outstanding. Loved Chops and the food quality there.  Waiter was amazing and he was new.

 

Room attendant was good.  Did not see big improvements on the room side of the renovations they did. 

 

Was as very disappointed in the quality of the shows. Comedians were OK. Second night show was great, the rest were mediocre. Expected more from RC.

 

 

 

Loved going to Bermuda. Great destination.

 

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SECOND TO NONE

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This was my first cruise and  we would have booked another trip, but we could not

decide on where we wanted to go. Your staff high energy and personality are contagious.  We  were very pleased with your  cleanliness, organization, timeliness, attitude, cheerfulness and your astute supervisors Tenisha and the Turkish guy .He had a very keen eye with much  vigilance    not only over his   staff but also with the guest.  I   began  with but switched to we because my travelling

friend Sheila had gone on a cruise prior in 1994. We share the same ideas  that this was  a wonderful experience. Most of all we did not have to search for our luggage. You are super

 

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I enjoyed eating at the Gasby instead of the WindJammer.

I would not recommend this ship to adults without children. I am a grandmother of 10, and a retired preschool teacher, so I adore children but I have never been ona cruise with so many children who where let run unattended, push adults in food lines, who where let take over pool and hot tubs, EVER!

The Centrum was often so crowded that a seat could not be found.

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