Royal Caribbean Legend of the Seas

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  • Mediterranean Cruise

    Oct 23, 2008 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Good Itinerary. Check in was hassle free. Stateroom was comfortable and kept clean.
    Cons: Entertainment very poor. Drinks very expensive. Staff provided poor service. Breakfast service disgraceful.

    Summary: This was the first time that we have cruised with Royal Caribbean and we chose the Legend of the Seas being a smaller ship because we thought it would be more intimate and friendlier than the larger ships in the fleet. Both my partner and I are ... read more

  • Awful experience! AVOID AT ALL COSTS.

    Jun 4, 2008 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: The itinerary, waiters, and nice Mediterranean weather
    Cons: Rude staff, Poor rooms, Poor communication, Bad Excursions, Poor value for money, Bland food, Crowded.

    Summary: My wife and I wanted to see the Mediterranean area as a nice second anniversary trip. In the past, we have travelled on land tours and have enjoyed seeing many countries in Europe, Asia, and South America. This time, however, we felt that a cruise ... read more

  • Legend of the Seas, Perfection for the Price

    Apr 1, 2008 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Great service, beautiful ship, Cruise Staff
    Cons: Having to get off of the ship

    Summary: We are cruise enthusiasts, and have taken a total of 11 cruises so far, but this one was by far the best ever. My Mother in Law was in a wheel chair and the staff went out of their way to make her feel special. KUDOS to all Legend staff. It is a ... read more

  • We had a blast!

    Mar 7, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Lots to do, see, eat, enjoy, etc...
    Cons: Hard beds!

    Summary: My husband and I enjoyed our honeymoon on this ship. We took the 7 night Mexican Rivera Cruise. We absolutely loved it! The ship is awesome! There is so much to do and see. Beginning with the top and moving down… We really enjoyed the pool deck. ... read more

  • Legend of the Seas, Eastern Mediterranean

    Sep 10, 2006 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great Destinations, Great Weather
    Cons: Not Very Relaxing, Very Port Oriented

    Summary: The Ship: The Legend of the Seas is an older member of Royal Caribbean’s fleet. That is not to say it isn’t luxurious or well kept, but it is lacking in features you read about, such as ice rinks, surfing machines and multi-level shopping malls. ... read more

  • Legen of the Seas Western Caribbean 11-5-2005

    Nov 15, 2005 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great value for the cost,great service, staff & food.
    Cons: Cozumel canceled - too many sea days in a row.

    Summary: This was our 10th anniversary cruise and my birthday combined and we had planned this for over 1 year.The embarkation was fast as we were on board by 11:30 (Diamond and platinum line went real fast )- rooms were not ready but we were able to leave our ... read more

  • Perfection for the Price, Panama Canal Dec. 12, 2005 (14 nights)

    Feb 6, 2005 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great staff/crew, superb itineraries, few kids, good food, super clean, laid-back style
    Cons: Grumpy travellers expecting more than they pay for, lack of healthy food options during day

    Summary: This ship is perfect in the mid price range, with exciting itineraries worldwide. We LOVED our Panama cruise on Royal Caribbean's Legend of the Seas! Here's why... ITINERARY: 14-night trans-Panama Canal, San Diego to Ft. Lauderdale, ... read more

  • Christmas at sea

    Jan 17, 2005 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great ship, great crew, the Panama Canal
    Cons: Nothing really. Food was middle of the road, but was as we expected.

    Summary: This was my first cruise, so I will give you my viewpoint as a novice. I have read all of the reviews for the Legend, and many others for other ships, so have some idea of the likes and dislikes even very experienced cruisers have. I will try to ... read more

  • Take a Walk on the Mild Side

    Sep 7, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great embarkation port, friendly staff, decent food, good price.
    Cons: Smallish ship (lots of motion), constant barrage of spending opportunities.

    Summary: This review is for the Legend of the Seas, sailing date August 22, 2004. The Legend is almost done in Mexico for the year, but I think you will find a lot of useful information about sailing from San Diego, the Royal Caribbean experience, and planning ... read more

  • 10-night Hawaiian Vacation

    May 9, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: best bang for the buck, friendly staff
    Cons: Poor organization boarding and disembarking. Long buffet lines food quality varies fair to good.

    Summary: Introduction There's no argument that a Hawaiian vacation has the potential of being the most extravegant experience of a lifetime. I never dreamed that I would be taking such an incredible journey -- and frankly, all of it happened all so suddenly. ... read more

  • Western Mediterranean Cruise

    Jul 22, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Beautiful ship, friendly service, top rated kid's clubs.
    Cons: Mediocre food and shows, inexperienced tourists, expensive excursions.

    Summary: We took a dream vacation on the Legend of the Seas during the summer of 2001, and had the time of ou ... read more

  • Sydney-Auckland 16 Feb 2003

    Mar 3, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Beautiful ship Excellent service-enjoyable cruise
    Cons: Food in Windjammer not as good this time- hygiene standards varied-

    Summary: We have just completed the above cruise and it was very enjoyable We had an outside cabin on deck 3 and it was very spacious, with plenty of storage space. Our cabin attendant was Heidi and she was a very friendly girl who was very particular and ... read more

  • Auckland - Honolulu - Ensenda (31st March - 25th April 02)

    Feb 19, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Service
    Cons: Pool band played sang same songs every day!

    Summary: Having been made redundant and my sister in between jobs we decided to take off for 6 weeks for a break. We flew out to New Zealand from the UK, drove 3,500 miles in 12 days taking in all of the sights then joined the Legend of the Seas in Auckland on ... read more

  • Legend of the Seas by Alexander Sosnin

    Jan 27, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Beautiful ship, interesting ininerary, great dining room and bar service.
    Cons: Shows.

    Summary: New Zealand - Australia cruise I have cruised many times before but I am basically a fan of river cruising. My previous sea cruises were Bahamas on RCCL Sovereign of the Seas, Pacific Coast and Alaska repositioning on Celebrity Infinity and ... read more

  • Would Sail Legend Again!

    Sep 28, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Beautiful Ship, Friendly Crew
    Cons: Unsupervised Children

    Summary: I have sailed on the Legend of the Seas twice -- a 7-day cruise in the Mediterranean in June 2000 and then a 14-day cruise from Sydney to Auckland over Christmas and New Years 2001-2002. Both cruises were fantastic. I will talk about the ... read more

  • Top Notch Entertainment July 2002

    Sep 9, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: The Entertainment
    Cons: Food

    Summary: I cannot say enough about this beautiful ship and ports, however, I will try to keep this to a minimum. As a veteran cruiser of 20 + cruises, this was our first to Alaska. We chose the Legend because of positive experiences from friends who had ... read more

  • Royal Caribbean . . . Never Again!!!

    Feb 6, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Friendly service in dining rooms and stateroom, decent food
    Cons: Shoddy business practices, customer dis-service, lack of activities, broken promises, lies and misrepresentations

    Summary: We booked RCCL's November 3-10, 2001 Legend of the Seas eastern Mediterranean cruise, sailing from Barcelona to Florence/Pisa, Rome, Santorini, Ephesus and Athens, primarily because of the exotic eastern Mediterranean locations. We, however, fully ... read more

  • Nice cruise, not a huge party ship.

    Aug 25, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Different than most cruises. Beautiful women in Scandinavia!
    Cons: Cruise geared towards senior citizens.

    Summary: I have been on many, many cruises, including three in the Caribbean, one in the Mediterranean, and one in Alaska. Although Alaska was beautiful, the best cruise to get away from the standard "tourist island vacation" and see some interesting culture is ... read more

  • Saved by the Ports

    Jul 12, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Great ports in Europe
    Cons: It's a constant battle to keep them out of your wallet

    Summary: Went on Legend of the Seas around the Med. 12 day cruise took in Barcelona, Cannes, Livorno (Florence/Pisa), Naples, Venice, Dubrovnik, Sicily, Rome and Marseilles. The ports could not have been better. However, RC should be ashamed of the way they ... read more

  • Return to the "Legend of the Seas" Sydney to Singapore

    Mar 21, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: You have to sail on this ship more than once to appreciate it!
    Cons: Very noisy dining room and terrible coffee!

    Summary: Royal Caribbean Legend of the Seas Sydney to Singapore February 26-March 15, 2001 This being our second cruise on the Legend in 13 months, on the same itinerary, it is more of a comparison of the two cruises than a new review. ... read more

  • Will you enjoy a cruise? A man's perspective.

    Jan 18, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Spectacular Ship! Excellent Crew, A better time than I expected.
    Cons: Yes, even very large ships will be effected by rough weather.

    Summary: Great ship, super cruise line! Like most men, I was not very enthusiastic about taking any kind of cruise. “Why not fly to Hawaii and spend the money on the islands instead of on a cruise?” That was always my point. Well, I gave in and we took the ... read more

  • The Closest You Can Get to Heaven

    Dec 1, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: beautiful ship, service, food, entertainment , gorgeous sightseeing, efficient transfers, and a great airport
    Cons: cool rainy weather, never enough time to see everything, somewhat costly

    Summary: We took the Legend to Alaska, from Vancouver, BC at the end of August...cost $3200 for the two of us. It was worth twice that! Royal Caribbean is always a first class cruise, with somewhat larger rooms, ever larger ships, and wonderful itineraries. We ... read more

  • Give Me More of This

    Jul 12, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: good food, great entertainment, fun fun fun
    Cons: none

    Summary: I took a Royal Caribbean in 1998. We were passengers of the Legend of the Seas. We left from San Juan and started our journey. My first impression of the boat was "huge". So you board and walk into a beautiful atrium. Then we get to our ... read more

  • The Unforgettable Legend

    Apr 7, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: food is good
    Cons: none

    Summary: This ship is one of the best food and dining places to go. Make sure to try the Lobster because it's striaght from the fresh sea. You can even go out on the deck and go fishing for Salmon and get the chef's to cook it for you to eat! That's what I ... read more

  • !!!!the way to go!!!!!

    Mar 10, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: The vacation of your life
    Cons: none

    Summary: Ladies and Gentlemen, This is your solution to all your vacation problems. Going on a cruise is the best vacation choice you could possibly make. It is great for all people. Anyone of any age will find it equally enjoyable. Wether you are a ... read more

  • The cruise of our lives!

    Mar 6, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Ship, crew, entertainment
    Cons: Excursions

    Summary: My wife and I booked a cruise on the LEGEND OF THE SEAS from Singapore to Hong Kong, 9 February to 1 March, 2000. The cruise visited Port Kelang/Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), Bali, Bangkok, Vung Tau/Saigon(Vietnam), Brunei and Manila. It turned out to be the ... read more

  • Beautiful cruise

    Feb 20, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Friendliest cruise every
    Cons: That it has to end.

    Summary: This was our second cruise and it was by far the best of the two. The room was a pretty decent size and had a beautiful view of the ocean. We spend a lot of time going to shows, swimming, and relaxing listening to the live music that they provided. ... read more

  • Legend Millennium Part 2

    Feb 19, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Moderate Cruise Product
    Cons: Marginal Services

    Summary: Food Score D- People don’t get it. I have noticed several cruise reviewers commenting on how the food tastes. Some say that the food on RCL was fantastic, others say it was horrible. Taste is a very personal thing and difficult to report. ... read more

  • Legend Millenium Part 1

    Feb 19, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Moderate Cruise Product
    Cons: Marginal Services

    Summary: Legend of The Seas Millennium Cruise December 19, 1999 - January 9, 1999 21 Nights Plus 7 Day Land Tour “Cut to a beach shore. Dead fish are laying everywhere covered in a thick raw sewage slick. Birds can be heard ... read more

  • 17 days, Sydney to Singapore

    Feb 15, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great service, beautiful ship
    Cons: Average food

    Summary: This was our 10th cruise, and I must say that RCCL, does a great job. Before we sailed on Jan 23,2000, we had spent 10 days in Sydney, which I would recommend to anyone....but back to the cruise! Boarding was a snap. The ship was at Darling Harbor pier ... read more


    Jan 29, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: good service, good fun,
    Cons: 0

    Summary: About 2 years ago, my family and I went on the Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship to the Caribbean. WOW!! It was a remarkable experience, and a vacation that I will never forget about. The price was not that expensive considering the package we got, and the ... read more

  • We are cruising the Legend as I write.THE BEGINNING!

    Jan 28, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Clean, great service
    Cons: Cabins could be a little bigger

    Summary: UPDATE: As I said in this review, IT WILL BE SHORT! I made it that way, because I wanted people to know about the wonderful internet access. The complete review was written right after this one! I appreciate your reading.....but at 50 cents a ... read more


    Jan 25, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: the views and the air.
    Cons: noise sometimes

    Summary: GO FOR IT! The cruise was amazing! Not only did I meet tons of people but there was SO MUCH TO DO. There was not a second when I was bored I don't think. There was a ton of food and lots of great people. The atmosphere was great and just ... read more


    Jan 25, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review

    Summary: The Legend of the Seas by Royal Caribbean Sure lives up to the name. The ship was just great, as well as all of the staff. The food on this ship is of the highest standard and is plentiful to the point of gaining ten pounds. The Royal Caribbean cruise ... read more

  • Why Shirley Jones and Hugh Hefner never did the "Wild-Thing."

    Dec 24, 1999 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: No one died
    Cons: Someone ought to

    Summary: (IMPORTANT NOTE: The cruise ship referred to in this Epinion is not this one, but the "Song of America," one of RCCL's oldest ships. It is not listed, and I placed my review here because this ship is the most similar to the one I was on. Most ... read more

  • Legend Cruise....not!

    Dec 18, 1999 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Nice Itinerary
    Cons: Not as good as they used to be

    Summary: September 1999 we sailed on the Legend of the Seas 14 night Mediterranean cruise with great ports of call, and fairly nice room with a balcony. Since my husband and I are repeat cruisers on RCCL, I guess I can be fair and honest about this one ... read more

  • Relax, sit back..........and go stir-crazy

    Dec 13, 1999 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: convenient,safe, worth your money,breathtaking
    Cons: lengthy,

    Summary: Our cruise to Alaska began the first of June 1998. It was an 8 day 7 night cruise to the inside passage. This was my first cruise and I was alone with my nine year old. Pretty scary until Royal Caribbean took over. Their employees were there from start ... read more

  • Never Again<>

    Dec 9, 1999 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Nice State Room
    Cons: No Ambience

    Summary: My wife Val and me Charles have cruised more than 25 times over the last 20 years. In 1998/99 we decided to cruise the Hawaiian islands aboard the RCCL (Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines) "Legend of the Seas". This cruise was to have been a ... read more

  • Legend be it: royal caribbean

    Nov 18, 1999 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Plenty to do, nice staff
    Cons: rushed port of calls, watch your baggage & extra costs

    Summary: This was my first cruise that I have taken. Normally I'd choose to take things on my own, but this time I wanted to relax and see many countries without much hassle. What I found was Royal Caribbean which promised me just that. The ship, ... read more

  • 12 Night W. Mediterranean

    Nov 17, 1999 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Staff/Service/Itinerary
    Cons: We enjoyed it all; disembarkation to airport was a little hectic.

    Summary: We are cruise enthusiasts, and have taken a total of 16 cruises, but this one was by far the best ever. Through out the cruise, I kept remarking - this is an experience of a lifetime – and it was the combination of a beautiful ship, an exciting ... read more

  • Express Customer Reviews

  • 9 days Singapore to Shanghai

    Mar 31, 2011 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Interesting port of calls. Good service at some areas.
    Cons: Bad excursion tours. Served peasants food: no lobster dinner; or any gourmet meals. 

    Summary: This trip was a last minute booking.  We had to fly accross the wolrd to get there (24 hours total travel time).  Rooms were assigned on the same floor and were roomier than other cruises.My summary of the cruise: Well maintained ship. ... read more


    Dec 27, 2008 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: -Good Services
    -many facilities and classes
    -check-in and boarding the ship was easy
    Cons: -entertainment was not that fantastic
    -food was average

    Summary: I travelled with my family of 16 on this cruise and i had an enjoyable time on the ship.There are many facilities available on this cruise such as a rockwall, jacuzzi, swimmming pool,gym, mini golf course and many others, all at good ... read more

  • I really liked this ship

    Apr 28, 2007 by
    Not rated yet
    Pros: Nice balcony cabins, excellent indoor pool, nice staff
    Cons: Food was good but I've had somewhat better on other cruise lines

    Summary: Just got back from a 7 night caribbean cruise and had a very nice time on this ship. Yes, it is a smaller, older ship but it has very nice, small but comfortable cabins and attractive and well kept public areas. Even though because of its size and age ... read more

  • Customer Service? What's that?

    Jan 9, 2006 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: I can't remember any since the cons were so bad
    Cons: Zero customer service. Not a single person that assumed ownership for any problem.

    Summary: Our suite (one of the best rooms on the ship, we were paying top dollar) had water dripping from the ceiling causing mold in the carpet. We informed the ship a few times and they told us it was fixed. Not only was it not fixed but our valet told us it ... read more

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