Excellent cabin. The GS is well laid out with a large comfortable sectional sofa and plenty of additional seating. TONS of storage, we only used a fraction of what was provided. Very comfortable bedding and mattresses and the best bathroom I have seen on a cruise ship, all in marble with double sinks and Gilchrist & Soames toiletries provided. Very large balcony with two loungers plus a round table that can be used for outdoor dining plus two additional padded chairs. We had an excellent room steward. The location is under the Windjammer, but surprisingly we heard very little noise, just sometimes a light noise of chairs being dragged at night but only for a couple of minutes each time and it never bothered us. The cabin was super quiet at all times. Overall, we loved this suite (its called the St Thomas suite) and highly recommend it! Read entire member review >>
Disappointed wiht this GS. Noise from the deck and Windjammer above in the early hours woke us every day.The suite itself was very good; spacious, good position (otherwise). Suite attendant Wilfred was great.We had read reviews from others re GS on starboard that were negative, but we didnt expect the noise that we had. This was only a night/early morning problem but not a problem that we expected for a Grand Suite and the money that we paid. Also kids running around up and down the stairs nearby - every day! Where was security?Third time aboard Rhapsody and unfortunately we picked the wrong cabin/suite this time.Wouldn't do a GS again in this position. Read entire member review >>
Sweet. Honestly paying the extra for a Suite in Sweet! Double the room of a normal balcony cabin. A luxurious bathroom with bath and twin vanities. A separate bar area and plenty of room to sit 6 adults comfortable or have 4 laze around easily. There were a few minor issues with the amenities, in that one wardrobe door hinge had pulled out of the frame and the attempted repair had left closing the door difficult and the PlayStation supplied for watching movies or playing games that we could borrow from the Concierge Lounge was broken and would not tune in to the TV and unfortunately could not be fixed until our return to Sydney but we just washed the occasional movie up by the pool and talking with other guests and the crew and had a fabulous time. Read entire member review >>
We stayed in a Grand Suite 8012 with is located on the bridge deck, close to the stairs and elevators. But one level down from the Windjammer and two decks down from the kids program on deck 10. Neither effected our level of enjoyment. Our room Suite Attendant was Inyoman (Newman) and out of 20 plus cruises, he made it happen; noteworthy service and made our holiday special. From the cleanness of the rooms to perfect attentiveness with privacy consideration. Only one issue with this suite and suite 8010 next door is about twice a day we heard a puzzling beeping sound which Newman investigated and found to be that right above the room is a fire door for the Windjammer and when it opened it made a beeping sound which both room 8010 and I thought to be each others alarm clocks... With the grand suite you get the use on the Concierge Club, Crown Lounge deck and at your service is Concierge Amit Chattopadhyay - Amit makes it all come together and his right hand man, Sam, is fun and charming and makes a mean cocktail :). We loved sitting out on our balcony, Newman brought down lounge chairs for us as we sat in hopes of seeing a pod of whales. Read entire member review >>
Our cabin was a grand suite. The suite was very spacious which included ample closets and drawer storage. The bathroom was large and also had ample storage. Large balcony. Great views. Good location accessible to stairs and elevators. Read entire member review >>
The junior suite cabin was great. It was midships and comfortable except for the problem with the engine.
The grand suite was just a little better as far as room is concerned and it had a bathtub. Two sinks and plenty of storage. The age of the ship has many of the drawers and cabinettes in need of maintenance. They either stuck on opening or jammed on closing.
Whoever designs a ship with the quality suites at the bow of the boat apparently does not travel much. Undulating seas will get to you quickly. The rough Tasmanian Sea rolled us well when we crossed from Melbourne to Tasmania. The ship lost about 500 dishes in the dining room and a wine rack overturned.
The Windjammer restaurant had to curtail feeding because of the turbulence. It was if the Captain had pulled in the stabilizers. Read entire member review >>
Grand Suite - Fantastic Balcony. The balcony is double size as the room is twice the size of a standard room. Bath is roomy with double sinks, a deep tub, and storage behind the mirrors. The beds are behind the bath after entering the room so insulated from hall noise. Storage everywhere. Two closets, one double and one single with drawer in the bottom. Large L shaped sofa and two movable chairs around a coffee table that can double as an eating table with room service. Read entire member review >>