Royal Caribbean Rhapsody of the Seas Cruise Reviews

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MiamiCruiser1214
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
Our family of four (Mom, Dad, 13 year old son, and 9 year old daughter) had a wonderful time during our recent cruise. Here’s a recap. Positives: - Itinerary – the primary reason we chose this cruise option and the ports ... Read more
Meriel Gainsbury
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
A lovely ship with some great places to visit. (Corfu, Athens, Santorini, Mykanos, Kotor and Zadar). It is not one of the biggest ships so it does not offer all the features people might expect but on the other hand this makes it easier ... Read more
B x
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
12 helpful votes
I am new to this forum and am not sure if the purpose of my post is appropriate for this board but I feel our experience following our most recent cruise is something of concern of which others should be aware. We have cruised with RCI ... Read more
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EllaDuChien
Member Since 2010
1 review
310 forum posts
9 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because Venice may not always allow the big ships in and we wanted to see it while it was still an option. Embarkation was the easiest I have ever done, arrived at the port at 10:30am or so, on board by 11am. We ... Read more
Brockledawn
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 forum posts
10 helpful votes
This was my first cruise and I was travelling with my parents (who had cruised before) and my teenage son. My parents had an accessible junior suite and we took an interior state room opposite. We all enjoyed our holiday but thats ... Read more
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Robbie3826
Member Since 2016
1 review
15 helpful votes
We chose the cruise for the destinations. Which on 50% of the time was as expected. The others were not as advertised. We had to pay extra to get into the local towns, even when using their shuttle services. In Dubrovnik, they charged $12 ... Read more
joanm
Member Since 2015
6 reviews
12 helpful votes
Very enjoyable cruise! Having read some of the reviews we were a bit apprehensive about this cruise ship. However we had nothing to worry about as our time on board was very enjoyable. We travelled as a family party of 10 Adults, and ... Read more
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frimdogg
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 forum post
19 helpful votes
We just got back from a 10 day Mediterrean cruise on Rhapsody of the Seas. Let me start by listing the positives: -the staff was super friendly and catered to your every need -the rooms were a nice size and very clean -the ... Read more
Pintpuller987
Member Since 2016
1 review
14 helpful votes
We are platinum members and choose this cruise for the dates and itinerary. Having been on vision we knew what to expect from the ship, I sailed with my partner and my 3 teenage children for a family holiday with something for everyone. ... Read more
Jennie36
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
We chose Royal Caribbean as I had already cruised with them some years ago to the Caribbean. The itinerary drew us to this cruise as we had not been to any of the destinations except Venice before and we specifically wanted to try a ... Read more
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Musicmama11
Member Since 2016
1 review
13 forum posts
4 helpful votes
I booked this cruise based on the ports and overall were very pleased. My mom joined my husband and I so we booked a Family Ocean View stateroom on deck 4. This was the perfect room for us with a separate sleeping area for my mom. The ... Read more
beatrixkiddo
Member Since 2016
1 review
16 forum posts
5 helpful votes
I would give a rating of average to good to this cruise. My number one complaint was the internet service. RC customer relations staff told me, when I complained, that the service was bad because they had too many people online. If ... Read more
Luciangirl
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
We chose RCI because we like the quality and standard of their service. We left from Venice which we had never been too we got in early and were able to explore the city prior to boarding. we found getting from Marco Polo airport to the ... Read more
CruiseBzz
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
My husband and I are giving this cruise an average because of the Guest Relation Service and Communications. Ship - Old and small ship as what we expected, clean and well maintained. Entertainment - Not bad except for one night ... Read more
Mirren05
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
As a wheel chair user I found the staff ignorant of my needs, there seemed to have been no training re mobility passengers. From getting into arrivals at Venice to departures at Venice 10 days later it was a shambles. We had to wait 45 ... Read more
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andyccpc
Member Since 2005
4 reviews
1 forum post
14 helpful votes
I read many reviews of Rhapsody of the Seas and to be honest was a little apprehensive about booking this cruise. We have considerable cruising experience and I can honestly say that my misgivings were unfounded. I can only conclude that ... Read more
catmandu73
Member Since 2016
1 review
23 forum posts
I chose this particular cruise for the ports of call not how luxurious or new the ship would be. And the ports of call did not disappoint. My only disappointment was the # of tourists in some of the ports that almost made sightseeing ... Read more
Cruise.Hound
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
28 forum posts
Sailed June 2016
We did a land & sea cruise,.I would highly recommend the RC ship but not necessarily the trip before the cruise, The tour guide and bus driver were excellent, but we could have planned a better itinerary ourselves. The first day ... Read more
GoGo Girl
Member Since 2007
2 reviews
2 helpful votes
While in general the RC staff is very efficient and polite they have organizational and maintenance issues that need to be addressed. The ship had fleas in the main dining hall, deck four, table 156. I was repeatedly bitten on the foot ... Read more
AndyCan1
Member Since 2016
1 review
71 forum posts
The Rhapsody is starting to look a bit tired now, it has now been sold its a shame that RCI are not making ships of this size anymore. But this was a very good cruise with some great ports of call we made a lot of new friends ... Read more
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sallymurthy@comcast.net
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
We chose this ship because of the dates it sailed & the itinerary. The ports were great. We were able to see 7 experience so much history. The food was okay but was very similar every time. Even in the sit down dinner you were served ... Read more
lovetodance7
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because it had seven stops in 10 days. All the ports were beautiful especially Santorini, Greece, Mykonos, Greece, Kotor, Montenegro and of course Venice, Italy. The food was good. The service in the main dining ... Read more
afknight
Member Since 2016
1 review
58 helpful votes
I am a long-time cruiser, having cruised RC about a dozen times over the past 20 years. While some RC cruise ships are a little better than others, they tended to be similar -- until I took the Rhapsody of the Seas. This most recent ... Read more
Janda7
Member Since 2016
4 reviews
17 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
We stayed in Venice for a few days before joining the ship, & in fact saw it arriving the day before we embarked, when we were out walking. We are Diamond Plus members & decided to opt for an Owners Suite for this cruise. We ... Read more
kevsib
Member Since 2016
1 review
15 helpful votes
we have just returned from a cruise from venice on royal Caribbean's rhapsody of the seas. having been on previous cruises with RC we have an understanding of the standard and were very disappointed that standards seem to be slipping. ... Read more
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