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The Royal Genie should have stayed in the bottle!
"We went on the December 17, 2016, Harmony of the Seas cruise, sailing out of Fort Lauderdale. The following aspects of the ship were excellent: the flow rider, the common areas, the shows (especially Grease), and..."Read More
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Anniversary Cruise

Review for Harmony of the Seas to Caribbean - Eastern

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Sharenamichele

2-5 Cruises

My husband and I booked this cruise for our anniversary. We wanted to try one of the mega ships and we are glad we chose Harmony of the Seas. There was so much to do and see on Harmony. This cruise was the last cruise before the Covid shut down so we got very lucky. Due to weather our cruise was moved from an Eastern Caribbean Cruise to a Western Caribbean Cruise. Our hope was to visit new ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Departure Port: Monaco (Monte Carlo)

1 Helpful Vote


The Queen of Big!

Review for Harmony of the Seas to Caribbean - Eastern

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Cruisin G-Mom

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

This was our second time on RCL and it was nice! We usually cruise with Carnival, however our family member was to be married on this cruise. So we boarded the largest ship we had ever cruised. The Harmony is a huge ship. The ship is decorated with modern art. The main floor has the HEAD! This art piece is a large head that turn in various directions. (see pictures) It was ...
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Sail Date: June 2019

Departure Port: Monaco (Monte Carlo)

Cabin Type: Interior

3 Helpful Votes


BirdTravels on the Harmony of the Seas to the Bahamas

Review for Harmony of the Seas to Caribbean - Eastern

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BirdTravels

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

BACKGROUND INFORMATION This was a fun, 3-day getaway to the Bahamas on the spectacular Harmony of the Seas! This was the first voyage of the Harmony out of her new home port of Orlando (Port Canaveral). For PC, it was a significant event to have the Harmony home ported there. Being her first voyage out of PC, we received a ceremonial send off with a 3 fireboat escort – water fountaining ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Departure Port: Monaco (Monte Carlo)

Cabin Type: Grand Suite with Balcony

32 Helpful Votes


Weird lack of ocean views on this ship

Review for Harmony of the Seas to Caribbean - Eastern

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earlybird8

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

After more than 25 cruises, I found one where I couldn't wait for it to end. Literally, after about 4 days, I was wishing I could just get off the ship and never go back. But first the good parts: Room steward was TERRIFIC. Main dining room late seating food was always good. Ship was clean, lots to do, never felt too crowded. Rising Tide and Trellis Bar are both fun, but no ocean views (see ...
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Sail Date: February 2019

Departure Port: Monaco (Monte Carlo)

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony

2 Helpful Votes


Best cruise ever

Review for Harmony of the Seas to Caribbean - Eastern

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gifontana

First Time Cruiser

Age 20s

my first cruise was just amazing, windjamer was a little crowded but there are so many optionsto eat on bord, the entratainment was just amazing, i've been three times to the aquatheather, the best! this cruise steps on Labadee where is a greatplace and you can even not spend a coin if you want, cause there is a restaurant from the cruise there, also beach chairs for free under the ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Departure Port: Monaco (Monte Carlo)

Cabin Type: Interior


Steer clear of MSC!!!

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Bahamas

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BatMasterson

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We chose this particular cruise to visit their new private island that was advertised as opened three weeks prior to our sailing. When we were checking in, there was a notice posted that said there was an itinerary change and we would not be stopping at the island but spending the day at sea.They claimed it was due to circumstances beyond there control yet they advertised it when we booked our ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Departure Port: Wellington

3 Helpful Votes


Another average Royal cruise

Review for Harmony of the Seas to Caribbean - Eastern

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Prettyprincess25

10+ Cruises

Age 30s

Embarkation and disembarkation were quick and straightforward. We were on the ship within 20 minutes of arrival at 11am. We carried our own luggage off the ship and we had no trouble getting a lift or getting off the ship. We found the food on the ship to be generally very good. We continue to notice a reduction in the number of options at dinner, particularly when it comes to dessert. I ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Departure Port: Monaco (Monte Carlo)

Traveled with children

29 Helpful Votes


Another outstanding week in the Yacht Club

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Caribbean - Western

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billwest580

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

This was my third MSC Yacht Club Cruise and my first Solo Cruise. A last minute work conflict prevented my wife from accompanying me this time. We have sailed all the major lines and have determined that the MSC Yacht is the best value and the standard for outstanding service. We have booked another Yacht Club cruise in October 2020. Embarkation was quick and painless. On the ship in about 30 ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Departure Port: Wellington

Cabin Type: Yacht Club Deluxe Suite

6 Helpful Votes


Worse than expected.

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Caribbean - Western

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Ralph413

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

I'm an avid cruiser being on at least 40 Cruise's since 1983. Having cruised on RCCL (diamond member), Princess, Carnival, NCL, HAL, Celebrity, Red Boat, Admiral I have a reasonable idea what makes for a good cruise. I booked an inside cabin and pre purchased the Thermal Spa pass in place of a balcony. This usually works out great on NCL and Holland since they have great spas with large window ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Departure Port: Wellington

Cabin Type: Bella Inside Stateroom

6 Helpful Votes


Spring Break 2020 on MSC Meraviglia

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Caribbean - Western

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jillmpauly

2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

We choose this cruise because of the beautiful ship, price and itinerary. Embarkation and disembarkation were very smooth. We were able to board the ship at the time of our scheduled arrival. The disembarkation was amazing. We could stay in our rooms until 8:00am and then had access to a full buffet breakfast. We could also go anywhere on the ship until it was time to get off. The ship was ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Departure Port: Wellington

Cabin Type: Bella Balcony Stateroom

Traveled with children

4 Helpful Votes


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