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 Radiance of the Seas

Launched in early 2001, Radiance of the Seas is RCI's first Vantage-class (now known as the Radiance class) ship. Built to Panamax standards, she combines many aspects of the company's huge Voyager-class ships with the ability to be deployable world-wide. The Radiance class ships are recognized as the best of the best by loyal Royal Caribbean cruisers.

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 Professional Reviews

Jerry Hoehn, 2003-11-02Western Caribbean

The Fomt Group As in the past, I’ll start my review with a quick summary and...read more

22users found this review helpful.
Nancy Norris, 2002-03-307-day Southern Caribbean

TrvlJrnlst@aol.com As a former school teacher, my first cruise,...read more

25users found this review helpful.

 User Reviews

  • Name Age # of Cruises Desitination
  • Mark Stenson 67 1 Seward to VanCouver

    After a bumpy start where we had no hot water for roughly 4 hours, things started to improve and my wife and I had a great time. I want to site Almir in Guest Relations for his help and special...read more

    39 users found this review helpful.
  • Kate Romero 12 1 Alaska- Vancouver to Sewerd

    Our experience on beautiful Radiance of the Seas was AMAZING! The staff was so friendly and informative, and Alaska scenery is just unimaginable! The shows were excellent- broadway style, the food...read more

    40 users found this review helpful.
  • Mike 50 2 Vancouver to Seaward

    Great Cruise! Great Staff! Be sure and get a balcony for the Alaska cruise. My wife and I really enjoyed this ship, staff and cruise. I recommend it to everybody. Personal attention was...read more

    30 users found this review helpful.
  • Margie 52 8 Alaska

    Radiance needa a dining room overhaul, but the crew was fantastic. The room was always clean and the dining room staff was on top of things. Entertainment was ok with the comedians being the best....read more

    38 users found this review helpful.
  • Leo Pappalardo 45 10 South America

    Royal Caribbean cruise Radiance of the seas was a pleasure to sail on. I did the 16 night trip from Sao Paulo to Santiago Chile and had a great time. The food was ok, but everything else was...read more

    10 users found this review helpful.
  • Bill Wolf 52 2 Bahamas

    This is a review of our spring break cruise on the brand new Radiance of the Seas. There were 3 of us including my wife and our 15-year-old son. Before embarking on it’s maiden season of...read more

    31 users found this review helpful.
  • Dalit 29 n/a Western Caribbean

    Embarkation: We stayed in Miami Beach for two days before the cruise, so on Sunday morning we took a shuttle (FloridaLimo) to Port Everglades, USD19 per person. The shuttle picked us up at...read more

    14 users found this review helpful.
  • Mike Giglio 54 5 Alaska

    This was my 35 wedding anniversary cruise to Alaska for my wife and I. We did the land portion first for 7 days, and then the Southward bound 7 day cruise. I have gone on at least 5 other...read more

    18 users found this review helpful.
  • Brian Oldroyd 29 2 Western Caribbean

    Our trip was amazing and very relaxing. We had beautiful weather 80 to 85 degrees and no rain! I guess they said it rained almost the whole week before us, you never know with the Caribbean....read more

    6 users found this review helpful.
  • Ken 47 1 Eastern Caribbean

    My wife has always wanted to go on a cruise, so I decided to take her on one for our 25th anniversary. I really didn’t have any expectations at all before we went. I had just gotten back...read more

    12 users found this review helpful.
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Ship Summary
  • Operator:Royal Caribbean Int.
  • Capacity (double occupancy):2100
  • Builder:Jos. L. Meyer
  • Full Capacity:2501
  • Inaugurated:2001
  • Space Ratio:42.9 / 36.0
  • Gross Tonnage:90,090gt
  • Crew:870
  • Length:962 ft. / 293 m