Nice spacious suite. A little dark with green carpet, couch, and armchairs all the same colour. Reclining balcony furniture was expected for a suite, and disappointing to sit straight up in a chair trying to relax. Nice to have a kettle and mini coffee maker. Little make up area, and a ton of storage. FYI Too bad that the pool deck is right above the premium cabins. The ongoing noise above never stopped, from music, chairs scraping, kids running etc. Larger bathroom with shower and bathtub. Nice selection of toiletries. Read entire member review >>
We had a junior suite on Deck 8. Toiletries were provided and there were 2 American and 2 European plugs in the bedroom. Cabin came with a filter coffee maker, kettle and fridge too. There was some noise from the pool deck (both music when on our balcony and from the people traffic when in the cabins) but we were up early, back late and rarely slept in the afternoon, so it was not an issue for us. We thought there was more than sufficient storage and everything worked well including the air conditioning. Our room steward was excellent – bringing extra towels, hangers, glasses etc as needed and getting an issue with the sink fixed before we even noticed the problem. Beds were comfortable, though a demisting mirror in the bathroom would have been useful. Photos on RCL’s website were a fair representation of the room. The ship is due for a refit later this year but it is not showing excessive signs of wear or age.
The tannoy announcements could not be heard in the cabins clearly though you could switch to a tv channel to hear them. TV had the usual options of RCL channels plus English news and various American shows, plus limited channels in other European languages. Unlike Carnival, there was not a film channel.
There are no I-Pads provided by RCL on this ship, though this might change at the refit later this year. Read entire member review >>
Great cabin on 8th floor. Lots of space and storage. Has a bath and overbath shower with plentiful hot water at all times. Nice toiletries included. Coffee maker as well as kettle and tea, coffee etc. Loved the space with very comfortable bed, sofa, armchairs, stools coffee table and best of all a smashing balcony with table and two comfortable chairs. Read entire member review >>
Spacious and lots of storage. Kept and maintained to a high standard. My partner said bed sagged his side but mine was fine. Very close to Centrum but internal doors meant very little noise disturbance. Would recommend. Read entire member review >>
My first cruise and my first experience with Royal Caribbean. I was expecting nicer furniture in a suite, but it was, to my surprise, outdated and very basic. Yes, I had more space than a regular stateroom, a slightly bigger balcony and a bathroom with a shower and tub. The service of the stateroom attendant was superb. Traveled with my 16 year old. Read entire member review >>
this cabin was a good size with plenty of storage, needs a bit of updating but kept clean by the room steward. downside is that it is directly below the table tennis on deck 9 so there is a lot of thumping overhead during the day and early evening Read entire member review >>
Our cabin was at the entrance into the Centrum. The late night entertainment noise will wake you up. The solid door which is normally closed at 10pm is left open by those entering to go to their cabins, in addition to the laughter, stomping etc. The balcony view to the glaciers is awesome. Read entire member review >>
Cabin is fantastic. I spent 3 days in bed with a throat infection & it was quiet & comfortable & I could watch the sea go by from my bed. Plenty of room to sit & plenty of room for all our belongings then some !! Helena, our cabin steward, looked after us so well. Nothing was too much trouble for her. No engine noise, no noise from above, mind you, the pool was rarely open on this cruise so no noise from re arranging deck chairs. Read entire member review >>
Shared a suite with 2 girlfriends and we had MORE than enough storage room. The bathroom had a full tub- and a string across for washing out clothes (which is a plus since there is no public laundry room aboard), The balcony was large- had 3 chairs and a table and we ate breakfast alot on the balcony. We had 2 Stewards-Daniel the 1st few days before he left for vacation in Brazil, then Edwin R. BOTH guys were great! Since we knew of the change we opted to tip the cabin steward daily. No clock in the room. Out of 42 channels, only 4 were in English which was suprising since we were told there were over 1500 guests on ship- and 724 were English speaking (US, UK, Canada and Ireland). Not very many children since it was Mid September. Read entire member review >>
If you can stretch to a Junior suite I would recommend it - there is plenty of room to dine in the cabin should you wish to and little extras like the coffee machine and a full size bath mean you can hide away and relax if you need a bit of quiet time. Read entire member review >>
I was slightly disappointed with booking a suite with the solarium just above. My husband was not well and needed to sleep in the afternoons. Good job I took ear plugs! although there was not major sounds, it could get annoying as it was continuous. Overall the cabin was spacious , well laid out and lots of storage. There were more than enough coat hangers too! Contrary to other reviews, there were all the toiletries in the room. Just be aware if you need a siesta take ear plugs - enjoy! Read entire member review >>
Best cabin ever: the cabin itself like a regular junior suite on this ship, but the balcony was just WOW: I would call it a wrap-around porch. We had a real round table with two chairs where we ate many of our meals AND two sun loungers and lots and lots of spare space.
The cabin was very nicely taken care of and in very good repair Read entire member review >>
8062 JS. OK not WOW!
I am 6 ft 1 inch. I could not shower in the cabin, not sure if the floor in the bathroom had been raised but if I lifted the the shower up the water stopped running. I had to shower at the Spa each time or kneel down in the bath. I think if RCI were less enthusiastic about naming their rooms they would call this one a larger sized balcony room. Suite lends itself to have you believe you may get something extra not just an undersized bath robe. Read entire member review >>
our stateroom attendant was excellent. Always around and kept our ice cooler filled. The refrigerator did not stay shut, so even though these refrigerators are not known to keep things cool this one was even worse. In our 37 cruises, we’ve never had to complain about neighbors, but we had a Chinese couple next door that invited their extended family/friends into the cabin for balconies parties between 11 pm and 3 every night. After about three nights in a row we addressed it. RCI was quick to respond, adding that they had already fined them regarding smoking in the room. Other than an occasional outburst when they returned to the cabin, they stayed relatively quiet and we were grateful. Read entire member review >>
Jumior Suites on Rhapsody are under the pool deck or solarium/park cafe and can have some noise issues. A great ship but be aware of what is located above you. Staff are good and the room decor was in good condition and clean. Read entire member review >>
The cabin was very spacious and well maintained. It had a full bath with shower over the bath. I have short legs so it was a bit if a climb into the shower each day but I coped. It had some nice ammenities in the bathroom. The cabin also had a jug for tea and a coffee machine which was a nice addition. Read entire member review >>
Loved the bath in the suites. Closest good size and suitcases can fit under the beds for additional space.We were on the 8th floor and could here noise from the pool chairs overhead - only complaint. Read entire member review >>
Our Junior Suite, 8566 was very comfortable and a home away from home. The suite is quite spacious with plenty of storage and a Balcony. The bathroom is a good size with a hand held shower over bath. In a good location. Read entire member review >>
Cabin as usual was very clean & comfortable, all amenities that come with a JS. We were @ the very AFT end of the ship which did incur a bit of rock n rollin.. & squeaky ceiling & wall panels especially when we were doing high knots. But a balcony to kill for, which we utilised to the fullest.The odd leave port sail away party, breakfast, snacks & plain old entertaining. You had plenty of sunshine if you req'd it or just pull one of the deck chairs into the shade for a quiet read or a snoozzee. Will try for that one again. Read entire member review >>
Shallow closetNice big balconyNo aft elevatorAft stairs leading up to the spaOnly cabinet big enough to hold our 15" packing envelopes was above the televisionShallow but plentiful drawers and cabinetsWeird half spherical sink.Conventional bathtub still high Read entire member review >>
We all had junior suites so having a balcony was great. Because Rhapsody is a smaller ship, the closet was smaller than Freedom of the Seas and Mariner of the Seas. On those ships, we actually had a walk-in closet.The location was great with regard to the Windjammer. We were only only deck below and not far from the stairs or elevator. Read entire member review >>
Cabin was fantastic, new carpet, new furniture.Some reviews say balcony view is blocked. There is nothing blocking the view. We had breakfast on our balcony at the glacier and it was fantastic. Read entire member review >>
Accessible room so the bathroom is large. A lot of noise from the Windjammer above and the service elevator across the hall. Location is convenient for the Windjammer, Adventure Ocean, and the theater. Read entire member review >>
Very noisy as the pool deck is directly above this cabin.After two sleepless nights we had to move to a cabin further back on the same deck. They are well aware of the noise issues on this deck. It is very bad that you are asked to pay a premium for a suite which turns out to be in possibly the worst area of the ship. Read entire member review >>
Junior Suite 8582 - Very comfortable and quite - great refurbishment and very good bathroom for the size.
Great bed and the iPad is great for staying in touch whilst at sea, along with the minibar restocked daily. Read entire member review >>
Standard junior suite with plenty of storage and a bathtub. Solid barrier on one side (toward the rear) of balcony giving slightly more privacy as the usual dividers do not go all the way to the rail. Read entire member review >>
Good space. Lots of walking room. The balcony had an actual wall on one side instead of a clear divider, very nice for extra privacy and sound blockage. Not a walk-in closet, but enough to fit all our clothes. The paintings are out-dated and need replacing. The balcony was spacious and perfect for 2 people. Occasional noise from windjammer above, but never too loud. The staff door was directly across the room, but very quiet. In choppy seas, the cabin location makes the seas a little more than choppy. 3 phones in the room. The outlet in the bathroom seemed underpowered and did not work with the hairdryer provided. It would charge phones though. 1 outlet in the room near the vanity, worked great. Read entire member review >>
Our state room (a junior suite) was 8564. This was a surprisingly large and comfortable room. While others looked for public places to relax and read, we were quite comfortable in our room with beautiful views. The bathroom and balcony were also surprisingly roomy. The room did not reflect a modern style. Though the bleached wood furnishings and ugly painting were not impressive, the room was VERY clean and comfortable. Friends of ours had a suite as well (7564), but it was much smaller.
When we first saw the balcony we thought we were going to have coffee on the balcony every morning. But, it was very cold out there. Most of our trip was cloudy and the temp never got about 60. With the wind from the ship it was just too nippy to spend more than a couple of minutes on the balcony. Read entire member review >>
Cabin mini-suite 8062 was beautiful, spacious, comfortable. Enjoyed the large bathroom and balcony. Bed was comfortable, Service attendant Manuel was very attentive, polite and hard-working. Thank you Read entire member review >>
Cabin 8546 is a junior suit. Nicely maintained and well laid out. Bathroom is a good size and beds were very comfortable. As it is close to the Centrum, there is a little noise from the band playing 4 floors below but this was not too intrusive. Although you hear a bit of noise from furniture being shifted around on the pooldeck upstairs when you are on the balcony, the noise couldn't be heard in the room when the balcony doors were shut. All in all, we were pleased with the cabin. As the cabin is in the centre of the ship, it was less prone to rocking when the sea was up than cabins at the extremities. The robes that were provided, the tea and coffee making facilities, the pillows and other amenities were very good. Read entire member review >>
Our cabin was very noisy from the atrium entertainment until at least midnight. We were so tired; however, we were able to fall asleep even in the noise. We had a great view. Our cabin was on the 7th floor. Read entire member review >>
Wheelchair accessible room with a roll-in shower. Bathroom plenty big for the chair to get completely around. Grab rails around the toilet and shower. Shower had a fold up seat installed and we were provided with a portable stool as well. Balcony lip is about 3" but plenty big for the chair once out on it. Glass wall on the balcony allows you to see the water and shore lines easily. Plenty of room on either side of the bed for the chair but we did have to move the coffee table out of the way. Since the room was close to the elevators, cleaning and room service carts were not in the way unless we had to go down the hallways to get to the dining room (using the hallway on the 8th floor to the forward elevators is better than going to the 4th floor and negotiating the hallways). Read entire member review >>
8588 Junior Suite Corner Aft - very cool! The room was a lot larger than I anticipated. Bed was made up as a double which our cabin steward quickly rectified. A sitting area separated by a curtain if you wish, with a 3 seater lounge, 2 chairs and a coffee table. Tea/coffee making facilities an added bonus! Tea/coffee/hot chocolate sachets provided. Fridge with mini-bar (no not complimentary LOL) Safe was small and did not fit netbook but sufficient to keep money/passports/jewellery locked away. Heaps of storage space...heaps! Hairdryer, although I took my own US 110V one. Flatscreen TV, loads of channels including kids channels. Large bathroom with the shower over a bathtub, with bathrobes and shampoos/conditioners/vanity kit/body lotion. Large wrap around balcony complete with 2 chairs and a table as well as 2 sun loungers! Two European and two US powerpoints at the desk. I could be wrong but I believe the power in both was 110v. No drama with a powerboard being used.
Large oceanview cabin 2638. Last cabin almost aft on Deck 2. Did the job for my son and his girlfriend LOL No flatscreen TV! Read entire member review >>
great location on deck 8, lots of closet and drawer space, bathroom small, 2 single beds (king-sized once pushed together) very comfortable, air conditioning worked very effectively and easy to regulate.even though we paid extra for a junior suite which sleeps four, my daughter had to sleep on the floor as the pull-out bed couch was too old and sagging for both my kids to sleep on! Read entire member review >>
This cabin is designed for disable access. You can turn a wheelchair with plenty of area. The bathroom has railings and a seat in the shower. There is no bath. There is so many draws and storage areas. We took plenty of clothes and we only filled half the storage space. The balcony is very large. On the floor plan this cabin is about 1/3 bigger than the regular Junior Suite. It was very clean and well maintained. I did have a look at cabin 8042 which is a disable access cabin and the layout is a little different. It seems as though it has a little more space. I hope to be able to download some photos of this cabin. Cabin no. 8050 Read entire member review >>
Our Suite was cabin # 8558 about mid ship. Very spacious, not ultra modern but I wasn't expecting that. it was well appointed and very clean and not worn in anyway (I believe the ship had recently been refurbished). The bathroom was a very good size and it was a proper size bath. We had plenty of cupboard and drawer space. The balcony was private and the living space plenty for us. Overall we were very happy with the Junior Suite and feel we got value for our money. Read entire member review >>