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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
  • Deb 56 1 Alaska

    It was a great way to see Alaska. The food was good nothing over the top very good. We ate in the dining room as well as the Windjammer which is the buffet style dining for both Breakfast and...read more

    53 users found this review helpful.
  • Steve 65 2 Alaska

    The captain had a good sense of humor;the ship had many activities;the food was quite good;I somehow lost 4 pounds on the trip even though I ate well. I would suggest to anyone considering a cruise...read more

    19 users found this review helpful.
  • Georgia Duncan 71/60 3 Alaska

    This is our second time with RCCL, first time on Radiance. The cruise was fabulous! The service was attentive by all of the staff. We found the entertainment to be some of the best we seen on a...read more

    50 users found this review helpful.
  • Georgia Duncan 71/60 3 Alaska

    This is our second time with RCCL, first time on Radiance. The cruise was fabulous! The service was attentive by all of the staff. We found the entertainment to be some of the best we seen on a...read more

    8 users found this review helpful.
  • Georgia 60 3 Alaska

    Our 3rd cruise, 2nd to Alaska and 2nd on RCL. Overall, we thoroughly enjoyed the cruise. There were plenty of activities on board to stay active and involved when you wanted to do so. The...read more

    20 users found this review helpful.
  • Georgia 60 3 Alaska

    Our 3rd cruise, 2nd to Alaska and 2nd on RCCL. Overall, we throughoughly enjoyed the cruise. There were plenty of activities on board to stay active and involved when you wanted to do so. The...read more

    6 users found this review helpful.
  • Charlie 55 14 Mex Riveria

    Over the years I have been on apx 14 cruises and this was my 3rd with RCL. I always considered RCL to be an upper class type cruise but since the merging of cruise lines I believe that RCL should...read more

    53 users found this review helpful.
  • Herb 50+ 15 Mexico

    I just got off the Royal Caribbean Radiance of the Seas cruising the Mexican Riviera. As one of the highest level cruisers, it is unfortunate that I have to say this ship is tired and dirty and...read more

    48 users found this review helpful.
  • SHEILA 48 21 Mexico

    I loved this ship. I have never cruised on a Radiance class ship, but have been on 14 other cruises with RCI. This size suits me. Although the ads for the new Oasis look amazing, that ship may...read more

    77 users found this review helpful.
  • Ann 60 1 Alaska

    This was our first cruise. We had done some homework and did find interesting information concerning do's and don't of cruising. There were 4 of us and we didn't want to spend alot of money so we...read more

    126 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