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Harmony of the Seas did not disappoint!

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CruiseloverBuc06
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise because of the great reviews, the size of the ship and the ports. It was AMAZING! We went to St Maarten/St Martin first, then St Thomas and last was Coco Cay. It was all wonderful! We had the BEST time with our cab driver in St Maarten. For $50 each, he showed us both sides of the island, Moho Beach, and so much more. He stopped each time we asked, including at a wonderful ...
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Sail Date: October 2023

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


Family Fun

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FTCCruiser
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We chose the Harmony of the Seas specifically for the intinerary of St. Maarten, St. Thomas and Perfect Day at Coco Cay. The cruise ship did not disappoint us. We didn't have to change the itin but Hurricane Tammy made for some really rough seas. We experienced some 12-15 foot swells. Made for some serious rocking and rolling even on this massive ship. Luckily no one in our group experienced ...
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Sail Date: October 2023


Awful food

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Anniemak2511
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

We sailed on Harmony last year at the same time. This year, we noticed significant downgrades in the quality of food, shows, and cleanliness. The buffet food was disgusting, not to mention that they served chicken every day. They no longer had a roast beef or seafood night. Dry chicken and pork every day, but cooked with different spices. They no longer had a decent gourmet selection of cheeses ...
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Sail Date: October 2023

Traveled with children


Think twice before you book this ship!!

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judithlny
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

My husband and I have cruised for more than 20 years so we can easily compare pre and post Covid cruising. What follows is our attempt to describe the good and bad experiences of our recent cruise on Harmony of the Seas. We were very pleased with the efficient embarkation procedure! We were aboard the ship so quickly we were honestly surprised!!! We immediately went up to Windjammer to get ...
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Sail Date: October 2023

Cabin Type: Aquatheater Suite with Balcony - Deck 9


Crowded and Dirty

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Boymomma46
6-10 Cruises • Age 30s

We chose this ship for all of the amenities it offered. It also has spacious cabins that can sleep 6 at an affordable price. With 4 kids in tow, this seemed like a great option. We were disappointed, however. The room needs more drawers and storage for those who use all 6 beds. My husband was unable to unpack his suitcase as there wasn’t enough room. The bathroom and shower had mold in various ...
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Sail Date: October 2023

Traveled with children

Traveled with disabled person


Changed itinerary but lovely cruise nonetheless

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markn46804
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We had wanted to take an oasis class for a very long time, and a year ago, some friend suggested we take this cruise to the eastern Caribbean. After having a previous eastern Caribbean cruise taken out from under me, due to a hurricane, we chose this cruise with the idea that the itineraries would remain the same – yes we know it was hurricane season, but we took a chance. two days before ...
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Sail Date: September 2023

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony Accessible


Stunning

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Ilovecruising34567876543
2-5 Cruises • Age Under 20

Embarkation: We left from RC Miami cruise port and the process was easy and fast. It was my first time on Royal Caribbean so my trip started amazing. Balloon Drop: On the first night there was a balloon drop on deck 5. It was very crowded but it was fun for my 12-year-old son. Food: The food on this ship was amazing MOST of the time. The best food I had was surprisingly in the MDR. The food ...
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Sail Date: August 2023

Traveled with children


Unfounded Concerns

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Twinkletoe
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

In preparation for any trip, I read as many reviews as I can. I am submitting this short review of our recent Harmony of the Seas cruise in the hopes that someone might find it helpful. My husband and I wanted to take our adult children on a special trip to celebrate my retirement from 30 years of teaching. We decided upon Harmony of the Seas because we wanted to have a multitude of activities ...
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Sail Date: August 2023

Cabin Type: Interior


Royal Caribbean please do better.

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Gcdrhjkk
2-5 Cruises • Age 30s

Do better RC. Last cruise I did before this was in 2013 and it was amazing. Standard has significantly dropped. Dinning experience felt rushed every night not sure if it's the 515pm.. the food was not good at all. Desserts win though. They billed my account before I could decide fully if I wanted the service. Everything on this ship is sooo rushed geez. It's a cruise ..relax! I witnessed a ...
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Sail Date: August 2023


Very Big, Very Crowded

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rbeam
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Harmony of the Seas is quite a ship! We were part of a large group so this ship was chosen for us. Our room was beautiful, balcony overlooking Boardwalk. However, it was noisy. Our room steward was the best of all of our dozens of cruises. The entertainment was amazing. Two aqua shows, two ice skating shows, two musicals (Grease is full length). Good comedy show. We did not care for the ...
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Sail Date: July 2023

Traveled with disabled person


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