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 Splendour of the Seas

The second ship in RCI's first pair of Vision-class ships, Splendour of the Seas has mainly been deployed on "exotic" itineraries by Royal Caribbean since her inaugural in 1996. She is now being marketed as the company's "European ship" with English, French, German, Italian and Spanish as the official languages.

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 Professional Reviews

Nancy Norris, 2005-02-12Western Caribbean Boomer Introduction: January in Cleveland is more

16users found this review helpful.
Tom & Mary Milano, 2000-11-27Circle Caribbean Before we tell you our cruise experience, we would more

9users found this review helpful.

 User Reviews

  • Name Age # of Cruises Desitination
  • Dan Hislop 47 4 Europe

    Splendour of the Seas is one of the older Royal Caribbean ships. It is showing its 11 years in many ways. The carpets in the common areas are in need of replacement, which they more

    34 users found this review helpful.
  • Tom Harralson 52 3 Western Caribbean

    Wanted to squeeze in a quick mini-vacation before Christmas and signed up for 5-day Royal Caribbean cruise on Splendour of the Seas to Western Caribbean (ports of Cozumel and Costa Maya) more

  • Ken Ballard 34 3 Mexico

    Intro: This is our third cruise, 2nd with RCI, and 2nd on Splendour of the Sea. I’ll give brief daily synopsis as having a 2 year old limited our activities. At the end a few more

    1 users found this review helpful.
  • Anne Woolley 42 3 Western Caribbean

    Just returned today from a week long cruise starting off in Venice, Athens (port of Pireus, Kusadasi in Turkey, Heraklion in Crete and finally visiting Corfu. I really had to post more

    43 users found this review helpful.
  • Scott Wuest 38 1 Western Caribbean

    This was our first cruise and we pretty quickly booked a second one. We did this for a spring break trip. The date may not be exact. The sea days were great. The boarding more

    4 users found this review helpful.
  • Mary Marek 27 1 Western Caribbean

    This was my first cruise, and my husband's too. We booked the cruise last-minute, one week before actually! We had the MOST amazing time. I was pleasantly surprised by the cabin -- a more

  • Alysyn 22 1 Bahamas

    My husband, Randy, and I just returned from our 4 night cruise to the Bahamas on Sovereign of the Seas. We loved it! I had read several reviews on here that had negative aspects, but more

    2 users found this review helpful.
  • Kim Clayton 43 3 Western Caribbean

    A note to fellow winter travellers-we found out why you can obtain bargain fairs during this time period! Read on for an explanation. This was my second cruise out of Galveston on more

    3 users found this review helpful.
  • Marci 40 39 Western Caribbean

    First I would like to say that sailing from Galveston is a breeze. If you are within driving distance of Galveston, Texas, it is great not to have to deal with the airports! There more

    1 users found this review helpful.
  • Charles Vassel 62 Two 7 Day Western Caribbean

    The trip from Hell! This was our second cruise with Royal Caribbean, the first was for 7 nights on the Rhapsody of the Seas and we just loved the experience. This short 5 day trip on more

    11 users found this review helpful.
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Ship Summary
  • Operator:Royal Caribbean Int.
  • Capacity (double occupancy):1804
  • Builder:Chantiers de l'Atlantique
  • Full Capacity:2064
  • Inaugurated:1996
  • Space Ratio:38.3 / 33.5
  • Gross Tonnage:69,130
  • Crew:720
  • Length:867 ft. / 264 m