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5 Night
Key West, Havana, & Cozumel

Leaving:
Miami
Visiting:
Key West, Havana ... see more
Ship:
Empress of the Seas
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Miami
  • Day 2
    Key West
  • Day 3
    Havana
  • Day 4
    Cozumel
  • Day 5
    Cruising
  • Day 6
    Miami
Ship Details

Empress of the Seas - Royal Caribbean International

Pros

Small, uncrowded ship with plenty of window-lined seating and personalized service

Cons

Ship's age is evident in plumbing issues; lack of activities for teens might be a problem

Bottom Line

Empress has charm and offers a well-rounded cruise experience at a bargain price

Reviews

Empress of the Seas Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
3.0/5
Cabins3.0
Dining3.0
Service4.5
Value4.0

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What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

  • Cabin
    Room with bed and private bathroom
  • Port Taxes & Fees
  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, cofee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

8 Night
Havana Caribbean & Perfect Day

Leaving:
Miami
Visiting:
Havana, Havana ... see more
Ship:
Empress of the Seas
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Itinerary

Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Miami
  • Day 2
    Havana
  • Day 3
    Havana
  • Day 4
    Costa Maya
  • Day 5
    Belize City
  • Day 6
    Cozumel
  • Day 7
    Cruising
  • Day 8
    CocoCay
  • Day 9
    Miami
Ship Details

Empress of the Seas - Royal Caribbean International

Pros

Small, uncrowded ship with plenty of window-lined seating and personalized service

Cons

Ship's age is evident in plumbing issues; lack of activities for teens might be a problem

Bottom Line

Empress has charm and offers a well-rounded cruise experience at a bargain price

Reviews

Empress of the Seas Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
3.0/5
Cabins3.0
Dining3.0
Service4.5
Value4.0

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Fare Includes

What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

  • Cabin
    Room with bed and private bathroom
  • Port Taxes & Fees
  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, cofee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

5 Night
Key West & Havana Overnight

Leaving:
Miami
Visiting:
Key West, Havana ... see more
Ship:
Empress of the Seas
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Itinerary

Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Miami
  • Day 2
    Cruising
  • Day 3
    Key West
  • Day 4
    Havana
  • Day 5
    Havana
  • Day 6
    Miami
Ship Details

Empress of the Seas - Royal Caribbean International

Pros

Small, uncrowded ship with plenty of window-lined seating and personalized service

Cons

Ship's age is evident in plumbing issues; lack of activities for teens might be a problem

Bottom Line

Empress has charm and offers a well-rounded cruise experience at a bargain price

Reviews

Empress of the Seas Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
3.0/5
Cabins3.0
Dining3.0
Service4.5
Value4.0

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Fare Includes

What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

  • Cabin
    Room with bed and private bathroom
  • Port Taxes & Fees
  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, cofee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

8 Night
Best Of Cuba & Perfect Day

Leaving:
Miami
Visiting:
Havana, Havana ... see more
Ship:
Empress of the Seas
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Itinerary

Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Miami
  • Day 2
    Havana
  • Day 3
    Havana
  • Day 4
    Cruising
  • Day 5
    Cienfuegos
  • Day 6
    Cruising
  • Day 7
    Cruising
  • Day 8
    CocoCay
  • Day 9
    Miami
Ship Details

Empress of the Seas - Royal Caribbean International

Pros

Small, uncrowded ship with plenty of window-lined seating and personalized service

Cons

Ship's age is evident in plumbing issues; lack of activities for teens might be a problem

Bottom Line

Empress has charm and offers a well-rounded cruise experience at a bargain price

Reviews

Empress of the Seas Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
3.0/5
Cabins3.0
Dining3.0
Service4.5
Value4.0

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Fare Includes

What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

  • Cabin
    Room with bed and private bathroom
  • Port Taxes & Fees
  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, cofee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

6 Night
Best Of Cuba Cruise

Leaving:
Miami
Visiting:
Grand Cayman, Cienfuegos ... see more
Ship:
Empress of the Seas
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Itinerary

Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Miami
  • Day 2
    Cruising
  • Day 3
    Grand Cayman
  • Day 4
    Cienfuegos
  • Day 5
    Cruising
  • Day 6
    Havana
  • Day 7
    Miami
Ship Details

Empress of the Seas - Royal Caribbean International

Pros

Small, uncrowded ship with plenty of window-lined seating and personalized service

Cons

Ship's age is evident in plumbing issues; lack of activities for teens might be a problem

Bottom Line

Empress has charm and offers a well-rounded cruise experience at a bargain price

Reviews

Empress of the Seas Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
3.0/5
Cabins3.0
Dining3.0
Service4.5
Value4.0

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Fare Includes

What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

  • Cabin
    Room with bed and private bathroom
  • Port Taxes & Fees
  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, cofee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

6 Night
Havana Overnight & Cozumel

Leaving:
Miami
Visiting:
Havana, Havana ... see more
Ship:
Empress of the Seas
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Itinerary

Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Miami
  • Day 2
    Havana
  • Day 3
    Havana
  • Day 4
    Costa Maya
  • Day 5
    Cozumel
  • Day 6
    Cruising
  • Day 7
    Miami
Ship Details

Empress of the Seas - Royal Caribbean International

Pros

Small, uncrowded ship with plenty of window-lined seating and personalized service

Cons

Ship's age is evident in plumbing issues; lack of activities for teens might be a problem

Bottom Line

Empress has charm and offers a well-rounded cruise experience at a bargain price

Reviews

Empress of the Seas Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
3.0/5
Cabins3.0
Dining3.0
Service4.5
Value4.0

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Fare Includes

What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

  • Cabin
    Room with bed and private bathroom
  • Port Taxes & Fees
  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, cofee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

8 Night
Best Of Cuba Cruise

Leaving:
Miami
Visiting:
Havana, Cienfuegos ... see more
Ship:
Empress of the Seas
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Itinerary

Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Miami
  • Day 2
    Havana
  • Day 3
    Cruising
  • Day 4
    Cienfuegos
  • Day 5
    Cruising
  • Day 6
    Santiago de Cuba
  • Day 7
    Labadee
  • Day 8
    Cruising
  • Day 9
    Miami
Ship Details

Empress of the Seas - Royal Caribbean International

Pros

Small, uncrowded ship with plenty of window-lined seating and personalized service

Cons

Ship's age is evident in plumbing issues; lack of activities for teens might be a problem

Bottom Line

Empress has charm and offers a well-rounded cruise experience at a bargain price

Reviews

Empress of the Seas Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
3.0/5
Cabins3.0
Dining3.0
Service4.5
Value4.0

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Fare Includes

What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

  • Cabin
    Room with bed and private bathroom
  • Port Taxes & Fees
  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, cofee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

6 Night
Key West, Havana, & Cayman

Leaving:
Miami
Visiting:
Key West, Havana ... see more
Ship:
Empress of the Seas
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Itinerary

Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Miami
  • Day 2
    Key West
  • Day 3
    Havana
  • Day 4
    Cruising
  • Day 5
    Grand Cayman
  • Day 6
    Cruising
  • Day 7
    Miami
Ship Details

Empress of the Seas - Royal Caribbean International

Pros

Small, uncrowded ship with plenty of window-lined seating and personalized service

Cons

Ship's age is evident in plumbing issues; lack of activities for teens might be a problem

Bottom Line

Empress has charm and offers a well-rounded cruise experience at a bargain price

Reviews

Empress of the Seas Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
3.0/5
Cabins3.0
Dining3.0
Service4.5
Value4.0

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Fare Includes

What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

  • Cabin
    Room with bed and private bathroom
  • Port Taxes & Fees
  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, cofee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

8 Night
Best Of Cuba Cruise

Leaving:
Miami
Visiting:
Labadee, Santiago de Cuba ... see more
Ship:
Empress of the Seas
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Itinerary

Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Miami
  • Day 2
    Cruising
  • Day 3
    Labadee
  • Day 4
    Santiago de Cuba
  • Day 5
    Cruising
  • Day 6
    Cienfuegos
  • Day 7
    Cruising
  • Day 8
    Havana
  • Day 9
    Miami
Ship Details

Empress of the Seas - Royal Caribbean International

Pros

Small, uncrowded ship with plenty of window-lined seating and personalized service

Cons

Ship's age is evident in plumbing issues; lack of activities for teens might be a problem

Bottom Line

Empress has charm and offers a well-rounded cruise experience at a bargain price

Reviews

Empress of the Seas Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
3.0/5
Cabins3.0
Dining3.0
Service4.5
Value4.0

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Fare Includes

What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

  • Cabin
    Room with bed and private bathroom
  • Port Taxes & Fees
  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, cofee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

8 Night
Havana, Cienfuegos & Cozumel

Leaving:
Miami
Visiting:
Cozumel, Cienfuegos ... see more
Ship:
Empress of the Seas
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Itinerary

Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Miami
  • Day 2
    Cruising
  • Day 3
    Cozumel
  • Day 4
    Cruising
  • Day 5
    Cienfuegos
  • Day 6
    Cruising
  • Day 7
    Havana
  • Day 8
    Havana
  • Day 9
    Miami
Ship Details

Empress of the Seas - Royal Caribbean International

Pros

Small, uncrowded ship with plenty of window-lined seating and personalized service

Cons

Ship's age is evident in plumbing issues; lack of activities for teens might be a problem

Bottom Line

Empress has charm and offers a well-rounded cruise experience at a bargain price

Reviews

Empress of the Seas Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
3.0/5
Cabins3.0
Dining3.0
Service4.5
Value4.0

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Fare Includes

What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

  • Cabin
    Room with bed and private bathroom
  • Port Taxes & Fees
  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, cofee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

7 Night
Best Of Cuba Cruise

Leaving:
Miami
Visiting:
Grand Cayman, Cienfuegos ... see more
Ship:
Empress of the Seas
View Deal
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Itinerary

Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Miami
  • Day 2
    Cruising
  • Day 3
    Grand Cayman
  • Day 4
    Cienfuegos
  • Day 5
    Cruising
  • Day 6
    Santiago de Cuba
  • Day 7
    Cruising
  • Day 8
    Miami
Ship Details

Empress of the Seas - Royal Caribbean International

Pros

Small, uncrowded ship with plenty of window-lined seating and personalized service

Cons

Ship's age is evident in plumbing issues; lack of activities for teens might be a problem

Bottom Line

Empress has charm and offers a well-rounded cruise experience at a bargain price

Reviews

Empress of the Seas Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
3.0/5
Cabins3.0
Dining3.0
Service4.5
Value4.0

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Fare Includes

What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

  • Cabin
    Room with bed and private bathroom
  • Port Taxes & Fees
  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, cofee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

7 Night
Best Of Cuba Cruise

Leaving:
Miami
Visiting:
Key West, Havana ... see more
Ship:
Empress of the Seas
View Deal
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Itinerary

Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Miami
  • Day 2
    Key West
  • Day 3
    Havana
  • Day 4
    Cruising
  • Day 5
    Cienfuegos
  • Day 6
    Grand Cayman
  • Day 7
    Cruising
  • Day 8
    Miami
Ship Details

Empress of the Seas - Royal Caribbean International

Pros

Small, uncrowded ship with plenty of window-lined seating and personalized service

Cons

Ship's age is evident in plumbing issues; lack of activities for teens might be a problem

Bottom Line

Empress has charm and offers a well-rounded cruise experience at a bargain price

Reviews

Empress of the Seas Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
3.0/5
Cabins3.0
Dining3.0
Service4.5
Value4.0

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What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

  • Cabin
    Room with bed and private bathroom
  • Port Taxes & Fees
  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, cofee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

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8 Night
Best Of Cuba Cruise

Leaving:
Miami
Visiting:
Grand Cayman, Cienfuegos ... see more
Ship:
Empress of the Seas
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Itinerary

Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Miami
  • Day 2
    Cruising
  • Day 3
    Grand Cayman
  • Day 4
    Cienfuegos
  • Day 5
    Cruising
  • Day 6
    Havana
  • Day 7
    Havana
  • Day 8
    Cruising
  • Day 9
    Miami
Ship Details

Empress of the Seas - Royal Caribbean International

Pros

Small, uncrowded ship with plenty of window-lined seating and personalized service

Cons

Ship's age is evident in plumbing issues; lack of activities for teens might be a problem

Bottom Line

Empress has charm and offers a well-rounded cruise experience at a bargain price

Reviews

Empress of the Seas Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
3.0/5
Cabins3.0
Dining3.0
Service4.5
Value4.0

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Fare Includes

What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

  • Cabin
    Room with bed and private bathroom
  • Port Taxes & Fees
  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, cofee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

8 Night
Best Of Cuba Cruise

Leaving:
Miami
Visiting:
Key West, Havana ... see more
Ship:
Empress of the Seas
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Itinerary

Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Miami
  • Day 2
    Key West
  • Day 3
    Havana
  • Day 4
    Cruising
  • Day 5
    Cienfuegos
  • Day 6
    Cruising
  • Day 7
    Labadee
  • Day 8
    Cruising
  • Day 9
    Miami
Ship Details

Empress of the Seas - Royal Caribbean International

Pros

Small, uncrowded ship with plenty of window-lined seating and personalized service

Cons

Ship's age is evident in plumbing issues; lack of activities for teens might be a problem

Bottom Line

Empress has charm and offers a well-rounded cruise experience at a bargain price

Reviews

Empress of the Seas Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
3.0/5
Cabins3.0
Dining3.0
Service4.5
Value4.0

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Fare Includes

What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

  • Cabin
    Room with bed and private bathroom
  • Port Taxes & Fees
  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, cofee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

4 Night
Havana & Nassau Cruise

Leaving:
Miami
Visiting:
Havana, Nassau ... see more
Ship:
Empress of the Seas
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Itinerary

Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Miami
  • Day 2
    Havana
  • Day 3
    Cruising
  • Day 4
    Nassau
  • Day 5
    Miami
Ship Details

Empress of the Seas - Royal Caribbean International

Pros

Small, uncrowded ship with plenty of window-lined seating and personalized service

Cons

Ship's age is evident in plumbing issues; lack of activities for teens might be a problem

Bottom Line

Empress has charm and offers a well-rounded cruise experience at a bargain price

Reviews

Empress of the Seas Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
3.0/5
Cabins3.0
Dining3.0
Service4.5
Value4.0

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Fare Includes

What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

  • Cabin
    Room with bed and private bathroom
  • Port Taxes & Fees
  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, cofee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

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Royal Caribbean Royal Caribbean Empress of the Seas Cruise Reviews

Empress of the Seas
Vivgent
Sail Date: Jan 2019
We chose this cruise because we had leftover credit from a cruise out of Baltimore affected by Hurricane Florence and the port of Miami was convenient to our latest travels. The lure of Cuba was another important...Read More
Empress of the Seas
doracruise
Sail Date: Mar 2019
We wanted to visit Cuba. The Good - Our best experience was table 512 in the main dining room! Marvin and Louie, awesome people! Dinner we had the best service, great guys with a sense of humor, friendly and...Read More
Empress of the Seas
Modegirl1979
Sail Date: Mar 2019
This was my first cruise in several years, after having taken a "break" to fulfill other travel goals. Previously, I had been on a number of cruises spanning 5 different cruise lines (RC, Celebrity, Carnival,...Read More
Empress of the Seas
Dsmorag
Sail Date: Mar 2019
Chose this cruise because I wanted to see Cuba (this one had 3 days on the island) and I have sailed Royal 10 times before. Great ports....terrible ship. Do not go on this ship unless you like a lot of grief due to...Read More
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