Grandeur of the Seas ~ Baltimore 2013

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#1
Maryland
52 Posts
Joined Feb 2013
Has anyone sailed Grandeur from Baltimore in 2013? Reviews?
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#2
Bel Air Maryland
2,117 Posts
Joined Aug 2004
Originally posted by wingedpigskin
Has anyone sailed Grandeur from Baltimore in 2013? Reviews?
She is not in Baltimore yet. She is due I believe on May 3rd
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Carnival - Mardi Gras - 4/87
Monarch of the Seas -7/02
Voyager of the Seas 07/05
Grandeur of the Seas 07/06
Majesty of the Seas 10/10
Enchantment of the Seas 07/11
Jewel of the Seas 04/12
Enchantment of the Seas 07/12
Celebrity Constellation 12/12
Explorer of the Seas 12/13
Explorer of the Seas 7/14
Celebrity Constellation 12/14
Oasis of the Seas 8/15
Allure of the Seas 6/16
Grandeur of the Seas 8/16
#3
425 Posts
Joined Jan 2012
I'm waiting for reviews also. I'm sailing on May 31st and haven't been able to find any recent review. The general consensus on here is that since the Grandeur was sailing RT from South America, we wouldn't see many reviews until the sailings from Baltimore start.
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Past Cruises:

NCL Spirit: July 2007 (Bahamas/Florida RT from NYC)
Caribbean Princess: March 2008 (Eastern Caribbean RT from Fort Lauderdale)
Mariner of the Seas: August 2008 (Eastern Caribbean RT from Port Canaveral)
NCL Spirit: August 2009 (Bermuda RT from Boston)
NCL Jewel: August 2010 (Bahamas/Florida RT from NYC)
Grandeur of the Seas: May 2014 (Bermuda RT from Baltimore)
NCL Breakaway: February 2015 (Bahamas/Florida RT from NYC)

Coming up:

MSC Divina: February 2017 (Eastern Caribbean RT from Miami)
#4
Florida
2,904 Posts
Joined Apr 2013
I am also interested in some reviews of this ship. My wife and I are considering taking our first cruise out of Baltimore with our 3 year old son in Oct (although he will be almost 4 by time we sail).
#5
351 Posts
Joined Dec 2010
We are booked for the June 7th sailing and am counting down the days!!!
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Allure of the Seas 1/2/17
Enchantment of the Seas 9/30/16
Oasis of the Seas 6/4/16
Jewel of the Seas 3/20/16
Independence of the Seas 1/02/16
Majesty of the Seas 10/02/15
Oasis of the Seas 6/13/15
Independence of the Seas 3/22/15
Oasis of the Seas 11/22/14
Majesty of the Seas 9/26/14
Allure of the Seas 6/29/14
Celebrity Summit 3/22/14
Allure of the Seas 11/24/13
Freedom of the Seas 6/9/13
Celebrity Reflection 3/16/13
Celebrity Constellation 12/29/12
Majesty of the Seas 9/28/12
Enchantment of the Seas 6/8/12
Allure of the Seas 3/18/2012
Navigator of the Seas 11/20/11
Majesty of the Seas 9/26/11
Serenade of the Seas 7/3/11
Allure of the Seas 3/20/11
Allure of the Seas - 12/19/10
Allure of the Seas - 11/28/11
Liberty of the Seas - 10/28/10
Independence of the Seas - 3/28/10
Navigator of the Seas - 1/7/10
Liberty of the Seas - 11/22/09
Adventure of the Seas - 3/22/09
Navigator of the Seas - 1/8/09
Navigator of the Seas - 1/10/08
Freedom of the Seas - 12/17/06
Majesty of the Seas - 9/25/06
Explorer of the Seas - 12/18/05
Voyager of the Seas - 12/18/04
Adventure of the Seas - 3/21/04
Voyager of the Seas - 4/13/03
Monarch of the Seas - 3/12/00
Majesty of the Seas - 3/14/99
Empress of the Seas - 5/19/95
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#6
Maryland
52 Posts
Joined Feb 2013
Originally posted by Lunaazul
We are booked for the June 7th sailing and am counting down the days!!!
We sailed on Grandeur OTS in 2006 out of Baltimore. Have since sailed on Enchantment OTS twice out of Baltimore(2011 & 2013). LOVE Enchantment's crew of Cap'n Gus, Cruise Director John Blair and his wife, Katrina (Activities Coordinator). We're hoping the crew on Grandeur are as pleasant and fun!
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#7
Florida East Coast
1,206 Posts
Joined Apr 2008
I'm on the Grandeur May 10. WooHoo!!! Just a little over a week to go!!
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Upcoming:
Brilliance of the Seas Feb 11 2017
Majesty of the Seas Sept 25 2017

Sailed:
Grandeur of the Seas July 2007
Grandeur of the Seas June 2008
Serenade of the Seas April 2009
Grandeur of the Seas April 2010
Navigator of the Seas Feb 2011
Rhapsody of the Seas June 2011
Jewel of the Seas January 2012
Enchantment of the Seas May 2012
Grandeur of the Seas May 2013
Enchantment of the Seas Sept 2013
Brilliance of the Seas Jan 2016
#8
SW Florida
7,028 Posts
Joined Nov 2006
Grandeur will do its first sailing out of Baltimore this Friday (May 3rd.) I posted a request on their roll call wishing them a great cruise and requesting some reviews when they get back. Hopefully someone will comply, as so many of us are waiting for current reviews
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Karen

"Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrowmindedness" - Mark Twain

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#9
Florida East Coast
1,206 Posts
Joined Apr 2008
Originally posted by KeywestK
Grandeur will do its first sailing out of Baltimore this Friday (May 3rd.) I posted a request on their roll call wishing them a great cruise and requesting some reviews when they get back. Hopefully someone will comply, as so many of us are waiting for current reviews
Yes, I believe there was a thread a while back about the Grandeur and some CC members said they would post when they return. Can't wait!

Edit: Now that I think about it, they may be on the cruise that is bringing it back to Baltimore.
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Upcoming:
Brilliance of the Seas Feb 11 2017
Majesty of the Seas Sept 25 2017

Sailed:
Grandeur of the Seas July 2007
Grandeur of the Seas June 2008
Serenade of the Seas April 2009
Grandeur of the Seas April 2010
Navigator of the Seas Feb 2011
Rhapsody of the Seas June 2011
Jewel of the Seas January 2012
Enchantment of the Seas May 2012
Grandeur of the Seas May 2013
Enchantment of the Seas Sept 2013
Brilliance of the Seas Jan 2016
#10
Lancaster County Pa
46 Posts
Joined Jun 2003
looking forward for new reviews & pictures of the Grand. We were on her out of Baltimore Oct. 2009 for a Jazz cruise.
Loved her then., and expect to enjoy her just as much as we did the Enchantment this past Feb.
#11
White Marsh, Maryland
2,338 Posts
Joined Jul 2009
Originally posted by wingedpigskin
..... We're hoping the crew on Grandeur are as pleasant and fun!
I sure hope so, loved the crew of the Enchantment. I am sure they will be.
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Linda & Lowell

Past Cruises:
Grandeur of the Seas B2B Jan 23 & Feb.4, 2017, Carnival Pride Sept. 25, 2016, Grandeur of the Seas B2B Jan.24 & Feb 3 2016,

Carnival Pride Sept 27, 2015, Grandeur of the Seas B2B Jan & Feb 2015 Carnival Pride Sept. 2014 Grandeur of Seas B2B Jan & Feb 2014,
Grandeur of Seas Oct. 2013 Carnival Pride Sept 2013,
Enchantment of the Seas B2B Jan. & Feb. 2013,Carnival Pride Oct. 2012,
Carnival Pride May 2012,Enchantment of Seas Feb 2012, Carnival Pride Sept. 2011, Carnival Pride May 2011, Freedom of Seas Jan. 2011,
Carnival Pride Aug 2010, Freedom of Seas Jan. 2010, Carnival Pride May 2009, Grandeur of Seas Oct 2008 Repositioning, Grandeur of Seas June 2007
#12
Maryland
52 Posts
Joined Feb 2013
Oooooooh! Jealous!! Have a fabulous time! Ours goes out February 2014 to Cape Canaveral, two stops in the Bahamas and Key West.
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October 2011 ~ Enchantment of the Seas
January 2013 ~ Enchantment of the Seas
February 2014 ~ Grandeur of the Seas
January 2015 ~ Grandeur of the Seas
January 2016 ~ Grandeur of the Seas
#13
Ohio
2,988 Posts
Joined Sep 2003
Originally posted by superduper123
I'm on the Grandeur May 10. WooHoo!!! Just a little over a week to go!!
Have a great cruise ... and please come back with a review ... we're on the May31st sailing with Kroozen.
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Sovereign of the Seas (2/88)
Nordic Prince (2/92)
Sovereign of the Seas (2/93)
Voyager of the Seas (7/02)
Splendour of the Seas (4/04)
Explorer of the Seas (4/06)
Pride of America (7/08)
Serenade of the Seas (4/10)
Grandeur of the Seas (4/12) - B2B
Majesty of the Seas (10/12)
Grandeur of the Seas (12/13)
Liberty of the Seas (4/14)
Majesty of the Seas (9/14)
Radiance of the Seas (7/2015)
Brilliance of the Seas (4/2016)
Adventure of the Seas (2/2017) - B2B
#14
530 Posts
Joined Jan 2003
I am waiting for reviews of the Grandeur also!

Can't wait until our August cruise to Bermuda!
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Empress of the Seas...May 2002
Enchantment of the Seas...April 2004
Sovereign of the Seas...April 2005
Explorer of the Seas...June 2006
Majesty of the Seas...July 2008
Majesty of the Seas...July 2009
Explorer of the Seas...August 2009
Majesty of the Seas...May 2010
Explorer of the Seas...July 2011
Enchantment of the Seas...August 2012
Grandeur of theSeas...August 2013
Oasis of the Seas... April 2015
Anthem of the Seas...June 2017

#15
948 Posts
Joined Jan 2007
We sail July 26! We went on Oasis last year, and the food was gross.... we already booked our specialty restaurant days on this ship. Cant wait to her reviews.
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Infinity 08/08
Freedom of the Seas 12/07
Legend of the Seas 04/07
Nordic Empress 05/99
Oasis of the Seas 7/2012
Grandeur of the Seas 7/2013
Vision of the seas 8/2014





#16
Hagerstown, MD
1,030 Posts
Joined Jan 2009
Originally posted by Lunaazul
We are booked for the June 7th sailing and am counting down the days!!!
i have not seen you on the roll call???

Doh, you signed up yesterday, you are off the hook, lol
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Grandurer of The Seas 2015
Granduer of The Seas 2013
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Majesty of the Seas 2005

#17
Pennsylvania
6,225 Posts
Joined Nov 2004
Well getting soon for the first sailing going out in this Friday...will be anxious to see how things are on the ship! I am also curious of the port...have never been to baltimore port...
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Julie


Up coming Cruise:

Allure of the Sea 10-08-17
Navigator of the Sea 04-08-2018
Navigator of the Sea 04-13-2018

Past Cruises
Serenade of the Sea 02-03-2017 ~ Freedom of the Sea 11-12-2016
Brilliance of the Sea 11-05-2016 Serenade of the Sea 03-28-2016 Independence of the Seas - B2B Oct 18th 2015 and Oct 25th 2015 ~ Brilliance of the Sea- October 26, 2014 - 13 night - Boston to Tampa~Grandeur - March 18, 2014~Allure -Oct 20 2013~ Liberty -Jan 5th 2013 Freedom -Dec 9th 2012 Ben and Jerry Room.. Voyager -Jan 21 2012~ Freedom : b2b 10/09/2011 ~ 10/16/2011 Monarch:-10/11/2010 ~Jewel:- 10/27/2009 Grandeur-:6/2009 ~Mariner :- Oct 19th 2008 ~Empress- Feb 25th 2008 Last sailing 11 day cruise~ Mariner- 09/30/07~ Explorer: -04/29/07~ Mariner: -12/03/06~ Grandeur: -03/06/06 ~Mariner: b2b 10/16/2005 ~ Mariner 10/23/2005~ Carnival: 10/2002
#18
Florida
2,904 Posts
Joined Apr 2013
This may sound like a silly question, but if we are sailing on Grandeur out of Baltimore to Bermuda, does it make a difference which side of the ship your cabin is on? You would see same things at sea, but is there a better side to be on when you are in port? I think the ship spends two days in Bermuda.
#19
Maryland
52 Posts
Joined Feb 2013
When we sailed from B'More to Bermuda back in 2006, the port side (left) would have had the better view of Bermuda. Assuming that's how RCL typically docks their ships in that port, that would be your best bet. Your travel agent may have better insight. Good luck!
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January 2016 ~ Grandeur of the Seas
#20
1,018 Posts
Joined Feb 2008
sj25 the port of Baltimore is a very easy port to get to. It is right off the Ft McHenry exit. The parking is very safe and secure. Royal Caribbean passengers park on one side of the lot and Carnival parks on the other side.
Looking for some reviews on the Grandeur as we sail May 24th.
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