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Eastern Caribbean First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

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Never Again on Royal Caribbean Cruise Lies (Not a typo...I did not leave out the “n”!!)

Review for Harmony of the Seas to Caribbean - Eastern

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Snipe74
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

First, for some perspective, here’s a brief summary of my cruising experiences: • 30 cruises total, including this one. Seven on RCCL. • Have cruised to the Caribbean, Panama Canal, Alaska, Mexican Riviera, North Atlantic, Bermuda, and St Lawrence River/New England. • Cruise durations ranged from 3 to 19 days. • Food variety, quality, and service are of primary importance. ...
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Sail Date: June 2022

Cabin Type: Central Park View Balcony


This ship doesn't leave you feeling very Harmonious

Review for Harmony of the Seas to Caribbean - Eastern

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hyeager62
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

If your idea of a perfect vacation is being around 6,000 people including hoards of unsupervised children, drunk teenagers in the adults only areas, loud music blaring, no place of respite, cancelled or unbookable reservations for lackluster entertainment, an overworked staff, overcrowded bars, and midocore to disgusting food this may be your scene... However, this was not our idea of the big ...
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Sail Date: June 2022


Beautiful ship but staff needs a lot more training. Way overloaded and we got covid.

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Indy Cruisin
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Looked like a great trip. Had done all of the paperwork and spent overnight in Cape Canaveral. Hampton there was excellent. Boarded very quickly although the staff at the desks had no organization. Still we got right on the ship and immediately the troubles started. As most are aware you really cant book anything until you are on the ship. well our app keeps telling us to go to guest relations. ...
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Sail Date: June 2022


Beautiful Ship, but working out the kinks.

Review for Harmony of the Seas to Caribbean - Eastern

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kfisher83
2-5 Cruises • Age 30s

This is my second time on Harmony of the Seas, but first cruise since COVID. We were traveling with a group celebrating my daughter's 16th birthday. Our group of six people were between 16 and 65 and most had cruised at least once prior to this sailing. While we enjoyed our time on Harmony we did notice there were some things that just made this experience different. PROS: We had a quick ...
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Sail Date: June 2022

Cabin Type: Central Park View Balcony

Traveled with children

Traveled with disabled person


Pros and Cons of this ship

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Margorita
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

The ship was beautiful, full of great entertainment and fun things to do! The shows were spectacular and the comedy had us reeling with laughter! Getting on and off the ship was fast and flawless. Dinners were perfectly delicious and the wait staff was really great! We would have loved seeing the workers cleaning handrails and common areas like they did during the Norovirus days. Glasses ...
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Sail Date: June 2022


Too big, too many people, not worth it (this ship)

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MOOSE4595
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

Went on this cruise after postponing from April 2020 cancelled cruise. Tried to reschedule the original cruise twice with some optimism, but Covid didn't cooperate. Scheduled this particular date and ship because wife's family was going on it and they asked us to join them. We had cruised on Oasis in 2013 and wife wasn't a fan (I was OK with it, but times have changed). Well, we regret the ...
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Sail Date: June 2022

Cabin Type: Junior Suite


Great Food and Entertainment

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Victorbre
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Embarkation was really fast and easy as was debarkation … no longer need to go through customs! I especially like all the activities they had on the ship such as the deck with a walking trail, hot tubs, the musical Grease, the comedy shows , an Aquatic theatre and the ice show. The food was fantastic! They even had a merry go round. The help (waiters, room service) were fantastic! For over ...
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Sail Date: June 2022

Cabin Type: Central Park View Balcony


Disappointed

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dbknight
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

Long lines, apathetic crew, mediocre to plain just bad food, drinks are just mixers, dirty plates left for hours in public/common areas, first and last Royal cruise. The activities weren’t nearly enough for this many guests. People sitting on the floor at trivia. Got the drink package, always a 30 minute line if you want a milkshake from Jonny Rockets. The cruise director seemed like he ...
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Sail Date: June 2022

Cabin Type: Crown Loft Suite with Balcony


Almost Back To Normal

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ilockwh
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

HARMONY OF THE SEAS -----MAY 2022 ALMOST BACK TO NORMAL Our May, 2022 cruise on the Harmony of the Seas was our fifth cruise on the Harmony and the fourth cruise since cruising resumed after the covid pandemic. The good news is that cruising is almost back to normal. Notable exceptions included: Ship staff wear masks, and there was no regular aqua show with an aqua showcase substituted. The ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: Crown Loft Suite with Balcony

Traveled with children

Traveled with disabled person


Staffing Issues

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Madison5000
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This was our 2nd time on Harmony. Issues: It was clear that there were issues with staffing. We found long lines for Guest Services, Bingo and shops during “special sales”. Lines were long at embarkation. When docking in St. Maarten there was no one at the gangway to direct us to our Shore Excursion. At Cococay we had to wait 20 minutes for a trolley to the island. The public restrooms ...
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Sail Date: May 2022


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