Alaska: Beautiful; Royal Caribbean: Boring

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


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 9

Overall Rating:

3.0 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

Entertainment

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.
1 out of 5
Due to inclement weather was unable to cruise the glacier.
Was this review helpful? 9

Leave a Comment

Remember: Be polite and respectful. Our diverse community is home to members with different opinions and a broad range of cruise experiences.

Anonymous




*Cruiseline.com is not a booking agent or travel agency, and does not charge any service fees to users of our site. Our partners (travel agencies and cruise lines) provide prices, which we list for our users' convenience. Cruiseline.com does not guarantee any specific rates or prices. While prices are updated daily, please check with the booking site for the exact amount. Cruiseline.com is not responsible for content on external web sites.

Back to Top