Boring and Bait and Switch!!

Radiance of the Seas Cruise Review to South Pacific
Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 4

Overall Rating:

2 out of 5
Radiance of the Seas

18 Night Transpacific (Sydney To Honolulu)

Sail Date: April 19, 2015

Ship: Radiance of the Seas

Cabin Type: Balcony

Cabin Number: 8658/60

Traveled As: Couple

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review Summary

We left Sydney, and had 11 days on the ship, before getting off in Bora Bora.  (the cruise continued another 7 days to Hawaii).  The weather wasn't good, which couldn't be helped. The food was very good and we made friends with some really nice people.  The staff was wonderful, but there wasn't enough to do on the ship.  There is a theater which held a couple of hundred, but there are 2500 people on the ship, so you couldn't get in.  They would have a dance party that would end in 30 minutes, just when everyone was having fun. It seemed most activities were centered around selling you something. We felt nickled and dimed constantly. One other thing...We were sold adjoining balconies with our friends.... Bait and switch.  Our rooms were next door, but didn't receive the balconies we were promised upon purchasing.  Our friends had an obstruction right in their balcony view, which we had made sure none of us would have before booking....again bait and switch!!  All the cruise line could say is "I'm sorry".  Bottom line, "I'm sorry"...we will not be cruising on this cruise line again. 

Ship Experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

1 out of 5


3 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5

Ship Tip


Ports Of Call

Sydney, Australia

5 out of 5

Picton, New Zealand

3 out of 5

Wellington, New Zealand

3 out of 5

Cross International Dateline

3 out of 5

Papeete, Tahiti

5 out of 5

Moorea, French Polynesia

5 out of 5

Bora Bora, French Polynesia

5 out of 5
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