Subscribe today
Get Cruise Critic in your inbox

Rhapsody of the Seas Cruise Review by YVR2dreams

Home > Reviews > Member Reviews > Rhapsody of the Seas Cruise Review by YVR2dreams
Rhapsody of the Seas
Rhapsody of the Seas
Member Name: YVR2dreams
Cruise Date: September 2012
Embarkation: Vancouver
Destination: Hawaii
Cabin Category: L
Cabin Number: 3069
Booking Method: Cruise Line
See More About: Rhapsody of the Seas Cruise Reviews | Hawaii Cruise Reviews | Royal Caribbean Cruise Deals
Member Rating   4.0 out of 5+
Dining 4.0
Public Rooms 4.0
Cabins 4.0
Entertainment 4.0
Spa & Fitness 4.0
Family & Children Not Rated
Shore Excursions 4.0
Embarkation 2.0
Service 4.0
Value-for-Money 4.0
Rates 4.0
Write a cruise review!

Show the Lowest Price
Departure Month
Please select at least one vendor.
Avoya Travel
Expedia
Travelocity.com
Onboard.com
Direct Line Cruises
CheapCruises.com
Cruise.com
Priceline.com
iCruise.com
American Discount Cruises
Sponsored Links:

red arrow


Ship Facts: Rhapsody of the Seas Review (by Cruise Critic!) | Rhapsody of the Seas Deck Plans
Vancouver to Hawaii - 11 Nts
Since we live in the greater Vancouver area, we did not require pre-cruise accommodation. With 3 ships embarking at the same time, 2 of which were RCI, getting on board was extremely slow and we were left sitting for over 2 hrs before our row of seats was finally called to enter the standing line to check-in. The ship finally left an hour late.

The Rhapsody of the Seas is one of the older and smaller ships in the RCI fleet, in the 2nd to bottom group of Vision ships. Though the ship was refitted a few months ago with a huge facelift, little things still reminded you of its age and size.

We ate Brkfst and lunch almost exclusively at the Windjammer Buffett. The food selection was good, not great. We had lunch one day at Izumi's, which was a nice change - the extra $ was worth it. I also had 1 Brkfst in the MDR which I enjoyed. Usually had a late afternoon wrap or salad at the Park Cafe to tie me over until our late dinner seating at 8:30 pm.

I enjoyed my spa treatment of a foot massage & pedicure, and the price wasn't too bad.

We did find the 5 days at sea got a bit long and other than swimming and/or drinking, there wasn't a whole lot to do. We partook in the daily trivia, bingo, poker tournament etc. Though it would have been nice to have non-tournament poker games going on. The $100 buy in tournament, only secured you a spot in the final tournament, so no winnings until the last day.

Once we landed in Lahaina on day 7, the days flew by.

Our large inside cabin, had a lot of storage space. We had to have the lock fixed on the washroom door, and we could hear things being moved around above us in the R-bar frequently.

Publication Date: 10/01/12
Read the Hawaii ports review by YVR2dreams
More Rhapsody of the Seas Cruise Reviews

Read the previous Rhapsody of the Seas review Read the next Rhapsody of the Seas review

Like This Review?



Register for a Meet & Mingle!
More Hawaii Cruise Reviews
Cruise Critic's Rhapsody of the Seas Review
Royal Caribbean Cruise Deals
Royal Caribbean Message Board
Write a cruise review!
About UsAdvertisingEditorial DisclaimerPress
PrivacySite MapStoreSubscribe
X

Thank You For Signing Up!

Please Note: To ensure delivery of your free e-letters, please add news@cruisecritic.com to your address book.

We're committed to protecting your privacy and will not rent or sell your e-mail address. By proceeding, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.