Radiance of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Contributor Level: Deck Hand

4-6 cruises


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3 out of 5

Mediocre at best.

Sail Date: April 16, 2006

Reviewed: 11 years ago

Traveled As: Family (older children)

Room Type: Balcony

I was blown away by the spectacular entrance, but my impression quickly deteriorated after the first hour.

I had sailed Royal Caribbean before, to Alaska, and loved it. I took my granddaughter on this cruise for her 16th birthday and wanted to give a extra special trip, so I booked this cruise. We weren't even out of the port when we began having one disappointing thing after another. I won't go into the specifics, but it involves the safety of my granddaughter and a crew member.. I doubt that I will book with Royal Caribbean again. I will return to the cheaper and not so lavish cruiseline that I took for my previous four cruises.

Pros: Our Cabin Steward, Charles.

Cons: The food.

Service and Staff
Our cabin steward, Charles was always willing to help with special requests, leaving extra chocolates for my granddaughter, making towel animals, and even trying to help repair a broken zipper.
Children's Programs
Food and Dining
The quality of the food was disappointing. The food in the Windjammer was never hot, and sometimes bordered on being cold. I mentioned this to several of the staff but they just had a "oh well" attitude.
Cabin / Stateroom
Much smaller than on previous cruises. The beds were horrible.
Ship Quality
Very clean.

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