Alaska: Beautiful; Royal Caribbean: Boring

Radiance of the Seas Cruise Review to Alaska - Gulf of Alaska

Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 9

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Verified Review
7 Night Alaska Hubbard Glacier Northbound (Vancouver To Seward)
Sail Date: May 29, 2015
Ship: Radiance of the Seas
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Cabin Number: 3068
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 2 years ago

Although I have been on multiple cruise with various cruise lines, this was my first with Royal Caribbean. Since this was the beginning of the Alaska cruise season, I had expected staff to be very friendly and welcoming. Instead most seemed like they were just "phoning it it" offering almost a forced friendliness. At no time did I feel that RC valued my patronage. Food was unmemorable; activities uninspiring; excursions expensive; entertainment mediocre. Would I cruise with them again? Maybe, but they would definitely not be my first choice. The beauty of Alaska is definitely worth visiting. I recommend taking along a few friends, though, so you won't be too bored when on board ship.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5


3 out of 5

Service and Staff

3 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
5 out of 5
Took the Hop On/Hop Off Bus in the morning before boarding the ship. Was a great way to see the city.
5 out of 5
As I had previously been to Skagway, did the glassblowing tour. It was a fun a and different way to spend the morning.

Cruise Hubbard Glacier

1 out of 5
Due to inclement weather was unable to cruise the glacier.
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