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The 78,491-ton, 2,040-passenger Rhapsody of the Seas will never win any awards for being the biggest, newest or most innovative ship out there. It's part of Royal Caribbean's Vision Class, among the line's ...
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778 Royal Caribbean Rhapsody of the Seas Cruise Reviews

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Kagm
Member Since 2016
1 review
Wanted to go for longer than a week. Also had never been in Venice Greece or Turkey thought this would be a good cruise. We were celebrating a special occasion and thought because of all the add on's we had everything covered and would ... Read more
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liv789
Member Since 2015
1 review
20 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Having never been to Venice, Greece or Turkey and celebrating our 32 anniversary, this itinerary looked great and the price was right. Thank goodness I booked expensive flight through RC. For some reason our reservations gave us 55 min. to ... Read more
Anniemay72
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
We really enjoyed this cruise and the staff were fantastic. The food in the main dining room was good but it was the staff that made us look forward to dinner every night. Carlos,Regina and Alejasdro were a great team The cabin( inside ... Read more
dafyddapw
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
10 forum posts
11 helpful votes
Although we've travelled around Europe we'd never visited the Greek Islands. So this seems the ideal opportunity. Overall the trip was good: our table for 10 in the main dining room was great with some excellent companions! We thought the ... Read more
Jessitaly
Member Since 2016
1 review
13 helpful votes
Great destinations, Santorini was the best. Enough time to visit in all ports of call. RC staff always friendly, polite and ready to help. Their staff is their main strength. Poor food variety at the main restaurant and buffet. Quality ... Read more

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Seniorsailors
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
46 forum posts
10 helpful votes
We had a WONDERFUL vacation on the Rhapsody! We chose this cruise for the itinerary. We also chose it more than a year in advance, before Royal Caribbean and the Rhapsody suffered a reversal of popularity and quality. We knew she was ... Read more
CaptainEO7
Member Since 2016
1 review
Having previously enjoyed two incredible 7 night sailings around the Caribbean with Disney during the past 5 years we decided it was time to take another adventure around a part of Europe that we've not previously experienced & after ... Read more
Seniorsailors
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
46 forum posts
We chose this cruise for the itinerary, but the ship experience itself was wonderful. The vessel is older, and the bed was awful at first, but the service was amazing and the dining room meals were wonderful! Thanks Raj and Kevin at table ... Read more
shk8450
Member Since 2016
1 review
My friend and I absolutely loved this cruise, sailing with Royal Caribbean after cruising with another line the last couple of holidays. We chose the itinerary in particular, as it was going to places neither of us had been before, except ... Read more
turbobob
Member Since 2012
1 review
2 forum posts
13 helpful votes
This was a Jekyll and Hyde cruise. The cabin, a Grand Suite was the most functional cabin we have ever stayed in and was at a bargain price. There was a functional flow to the layout, with enough closet space, more drawer space than we ... Read more

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Joeybird56
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
DON'T GO WITH ROYAL CARIBBEAN INTERNATIONAL IF YOU LIKE FOOTBALL... Just been on a 10 night cruise on the Rhapsody of the Seas and they didn't show any football at all. RCI have decided they don't want to pay for this service. So no ... Read more
Dollop
Member Since 2016
1 review
14 helpful votes
This was our 5th RCI cruise, and 2nd on Rhapsody. This ship is one of the smaller ones and can be quite quiet. We were in a group so made our own entertainment but there were mostly older people and some days the activities were lacking. ... Read more
ddpe
Member Since 2004
4 reviews
288 forum posts
16 helpful votes
Perspective We sailed the Adriatic with Rhapsody of the Seas in early May 2016 from Venice. I have sailed on 14 cruises with 6 lines ranging from mass market to luxury. I base my review on value/$. RCI seems to be able to select a ... Read more
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gardengirl0830
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
We had a fantastic time aboard Rhapsody of the Seas!! Embarking from Barcelona, Spain, with ports in Ajaccio, Corsica, Napoli, Sicily (Messina), Valletta, Malta, Montenegro (Kotor), Ravenna and last but not least...Venice!! Everyone ... Read more
Debfuncruiser
Member Since 2016
1 review
16 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
We choose this cruise because it doesn't normally follow this route . Was repositioning to Venice to do the Greek islands Area. We like this ship because it,s not massive but big enough to lose yourself. The staff are always friendly and ... Read more

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Tuqui
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
We really liked the ship. Entertainment was very good. Need to improve the food at the main dinning room. Not enough fish main courses. And the portions on the appetizers were tiny. Like the Caesar salad. With three pieces of lettuce. ... Read more
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Late traveler
Member Since 2009
4 reviews
48 forum posts
14 helpful votes
We chose this cruise for the ports it was visiting and for that reason we are glad we did. We spent three nights in our departure city of Barcelona prior to boarding then took a tour of Monserat with a small group tour where we were ... Read more
Leeds Rhinos
Member Since 2014
1 review
15 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Our travel agent got us a good deal, to include extra nights in Brazil and Barcelona. Never been to Brazil before, and the itinerary suited us with 7 days at sea, the cruise ended in Barcelona and we only live 1 hour flight away. We ... Read more
pc1949
Member Since 2013
5 reviews
4 helpful votes
Chose this cruise for the transatlantic crossing and some of the ports. Having been on Rhapsody before the ship is in need of some TLC however the overall experience of the ship was good. Embarkation was a little slow with the girl ... Read more
Zahavahull
Member Since 2013
1 review
18 forum posts
11 helpful votes
I am Sooo Done with Royal!!! I am a veteran of more than 50 cruises, many (Emerald) with RCI. This cruise from Valpariso (3/27/16) to Sao Paulo was a total disaster. When we arrived at the port in Valpariso we were ushered to the ... Read more

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cruiselady66
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
338 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
Purchased this cruise to go around the Horn and visit Cape Horn, which did not happen. The dining room staff were very slow and inexperience. They seem to have a lack of customer service and a "don't care" attitude. Had to ask ... Read more
The Old Cruisers
Member Since 2012
3 reviews
9 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
Royal Caribbean Cruises; Rhapsody of the Seas - April /May 2016 Cruise Chile to San Paulo Brazil with two day stop over before cruise in Santiago Chile (19 nights in total). ... Read more
vview418
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because of the Itinerary. With the end point being Brazil, this offered us an opportunity to extend our vacation and see some additional sights (i.e.: Rio De Janeiro, Iguazu Falls. The logistics for getting to the ... Read more
Juanalaloca
Member Since 2015
1 review
10 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
We had chosen this cruise for the itinerary and sights to see, and had planned and looked forward to it for three years, but as we were about to begin our cruise in Valparaiso we were denied entrance to the ship because we had no ... Read more
senorfrog2
Member Since 2009
1 review
13 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
We chose this cruise because of the "rounding Cape Horn" opportunity, and we were not disappointed. Captain Dinas circumnavigated the island brilliantly and even dispatched a small boat to the island to have our passports ... Read more

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