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What people said about this ship:

"The dining room and service was outstanding.The cabin staff was also outstanding." in 82 reviews.

"Ricky, the cruise director, was especially enjoyable." in 35 reviews.

"I highly recommend Royal Carribean to anyone.." in 27 reviews.



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sheritan
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Traveled As:
Singles/Friends

Room Type:
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Experience:
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First Cruise and I'm Hooked!

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Grandeur of the Seas | Sail Date: Jul 18, 2014

Everything about the cruise was amazing! I would change only a few things for next time but it really had nothing to do with the cruise itself just a few things because this was my first cruise. There was pretty much something for everyone to do and I liked that or you could choose to do nothing at all but sit back and relax. We didn't want for a anything because the staff took care of every detail. 

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Room Type:
Oceanview

Experience:
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Sandie knows

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Grandeur of the Seas | Sail Date: Jul 11, 2014

Compared to other RC ships, this one lacks some wonderful additions.  It's really too small for the number of cruisers it attempts to accommodate.  Crowded lobbies, crowded buffets, crowded shows,crowded pool, crowded solarium all distracted from my experience.  Also, 2 ships at CocoCay at the same time made that crowded as well!

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Traveled As:
Large Group

Room Type:
Oceanview

Experience:
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First Time Cruisers that had the time of their lives!!

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Grandeur of the Seas | Sail Date: Aug 15, 2014

We are first time cruisers and our expectations about how a cruise operated and how much activities were had far exceeded our thoughts.  There was always something to do.  I also went with a large family group so there was always someone to do things with.  We didnt book via group sales and were a little worried we were going to be separated at dinning but they did everything to make all 50 of us close together.  The fact that the Grandeur is a smaller boat the main areas were always enjoyable.  I never found myself feeling crowded.  While we have nothing to compare this cruise to, we felt it the best!  We are now HOOKED and looking into booking another cruise next year.

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ccoombe
Purser

Traveled As:
Family w/older children

Room Type:
Oceanview

Experience:
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We had a great time!

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Grandeur of the Seas | Sail Date: Jul 18, 2014

We were at first hesitant about taking a cruise with only one stop but after having experienced the Bermuda cruise on the Grandeur of the Seas we were happy with our experience.  Bermuda was beautiful and we felt lucky to have almost 3 full days to explore the island.  We spent the first afternoon/evening doing a glass bottomed boat to the Bermuda Triangle.  We then took a five-hour island tour where we got a great overview of the island and saw some amazing sights.  Day 3 was spent scuba diving on the many wrecks surrounding Bermuda so over the course of our time on the island we did a variety of things.  One thing we really liked was not having to fly to Florida or San Juan to get on the ship.  Baltimore is close by to where we live so we were able to spend a day and the night before the cruise having some great seafood and exploring the inner harbour.  Service on the cruise was the usual high standard.  We would recommend this cruise to anyone interested in taking it.

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Traveled As:
Couple

Room Type:
Suite

Experience:
4-6 cruises

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Our Cruise Experience on the Grandeur of the Seas - New England & Canada

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Grandeur of the Seas | Sail Date: Sep 04, 2014

Barbara and I became interested in visiting New England 4 years ago.  Our vacation plans changed due to employment commitments, however, our focus did not.  We went on-line to Royal Caribbean and discovered the availability of the Grandeur of the Seas cruise to New England and Canada from the Port of Baltimore MD. We booked the cruise and departed on September 4th. The crew on the Grandeur were always courteous and helpful.  We were most fortunate to have the BEST Maitre d' named Salvio from India.  On the first evening, we requested a table with a window view, Table 524.  Shri was our Server and Barrington our Assistant Server. This dynamic trio was always respectful, and served superbly prepared and tasty evening meals.  We had the fortune of eating at the same table each evening at 7 pm with the same group of fellow cruisers.

The four (4) port of calls provided us with an insight of Portland, Bar Harbor (an exquisite quaint town), St. John New Brunswick and Halifax Nova Scotia. Our favorite port of call was Bar Harbor with the Best Lobster, quality shopping and just a picturesque location.  Our favorite excursion was the reversing rapids - in St. John New Brunswick - swirling tides rising 28 feet within 20 minutes, an event we have never before witnessed.  We had most comfortable temperatures from a low of 48 degrees and highs up to 80 degrees; we only experienced a brief shower for 15 minutes while visiting Portland Maine. The variety of available foods, breakfast, lunch and dinner satisfied our appetite and taste. The quality of service provided by cabin staff, entertainers and servers was always exemplary and designed to cater to our needs and desires.

This was our First cruise on a Royal Caribbean ship BUT NOT OUR LAST!

Thank you!

Frank and Barbara Rayne

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Popular Tips for Grandeur of the Seas


Preferred lunch buffet at Windjammer over food at Gadsby

The decor and artwork are beautiful. I really appreciated the interactive screens near the elevators that allowed you to view your location, gave directions to onboard locales, venues and activities.

Be careful and study the beverage packages very closely.

Roll Calls


Grandeur of the Seas
17
Members on Cruise

8 Night Bahamas (Baltimore Roundtrip)

Sail Date: Apr 10, 2015
Ship Name: Grandeur of the Seas
17 Ship Mate app members

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Grandeur of the Seas
16
Members on Cruise

10 Night Eastern Caribbean (Baltimore Roundtrip)

Sail Date: Dec 09, 2014
Ship Name: Grandeur of the Seas
16 Ship Mate app members

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Grandeur of the Seas
11
Members on Cruise

10 Night Eastern Caribbean (Baltimore Roundtrip)

Sail Date: Apr 28, 2015
Ship Name: Grandeur of the Seas
11 Ship Mate app members

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