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Transatlantic First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

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First Oasis Class Experience

Review for Harmony of the Seas to Transatlantic

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Brucemcdou
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We booked this transatlantic cruise in the depths of the pandemic to have something to look forward to - we never imagined that we'd still be wondering right up until the last minute whether it would go or not. Along with being our very first time on an Oasis class ship, our experience was certainly different due to the very small number of pax on board: approximately 1300 on a ship designed to ...
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Sail Date: October 2021

Cabin Type: Junior Suite


Flatters to Deceive

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Transatlantic

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Jao1953
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This was my first and probably last MSC cruise. It's a pity because the ship itself has some good points and the ports of call were fantastic. We picked the ship up in Southampton along with what it turns out a lot of new crew who took a couple of days to come to terms with things. Staff were very polite and willing to assist if possible. We had a balcony cabin which was kept spotless ...
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Sail Date: September 2019


Beautiful & bold.....but too big for me

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Transatlantic

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zany janey
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Selected this cruise to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary so special occasion = the Yacht Club experience. I'm so glad I chose the YC as the rest of the ship was just way too big for me. One of the reasons I paid so much for YC was priority embarkation and disembarkation. Unfortunately there was no priority embarkation at Kiel, despite what I'd been told beforehand and it really was ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Yacht Club Inside Stateroom


Transatlantic of Harmony of the Seas

Review for Harmony of the Seas to Transatlantic

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cantin2
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

We are on a trans Atlantic crossing from Barcelona to Fort Lauderdale on the inaugural cruise of Royal Caribbean's Harmony of the Seas. We chose a balcony room overlooking the Boardwalk - #11723. The room is quite spacious - the king size bed is close to the balcony with two very small nightstands with no drawers. The bedding is very comfortable. There is plenty of storage space - room ...
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Sail Date: October 2016

Cabin Type: Boardwalk View Stateroom with Balcony


Some Harmony, Some Disharmony

Review for Harmony of the Seas to Transatlantic

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papabearr
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Great Entertainment. See all the shows but book online before your cruise and still arrive 30-45 minutes early for best seats. Great Speciality Restaurants. Buy the package before you cruise online. Main Dining Room. Crowded, slow service, food fair to poor. Plan at least 2 hours for dinner. No Ice Cream at the Buffet . Only one soft serve machine for 7,000 guests. Ran out of ...
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Sail Date: October 2016

Cabin Type: Superior Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


World’s largest cruise ship – Transatlantic

Review for Harmony of the Seas to Transatlantic

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PerMag
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

After some twenty cruises aboard Azamara and Celebrity ships, we had an urge to try the world’s largest cruise ship, Harmony of the Seas. We are avid readers of Cruise Critic, and we really had no prior expectations regarding this ship. There are three companies under one umbrella – Azamara at the top of the list (in both price and quality), followed by Celebrity and then Royal Caribbean (RCCL), ...
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Sail Date: October 2016

Cabin Type: Superior Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


For all the build up we thought it would be better.

Review for Harmony of the Seas to Transatlantic

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pitch6713
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Our embarkation went very smoothly as did disembarkation. Disembarkation was slower than embarkation but considering the number of passengers this was expected. The Diamond lounge was pathetic, even with 3 venues open they could not accommodate the number of members on board (approximately 2600) the Diamond Concierge had a few members that he clicked with and would spend the time socializing ...
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Sail Date: October 2016

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom with Virtual Balcony


Amazing trip on an amazing ship!

Review for Harmony of the Seas to Transatlantic

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JManGSC
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

This was our first ever transatlantic cruise AND our first time on an Oasis class ship. We loved them both. The TA was so relaxing an itinerary while Harmony of the Seas provided all the recreation, entertainment and dining options we could hope for. We had a mid-ship ocean balcony on level 12. It was a great cabin and our steward was very good. Our only issue was a slow draining shower ...
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Sail Date: October 2016

Cabin Type: Superior Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


Ready to do it again.

Review for Harmony of the Seas to Transatlantic

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itsdlg
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

I wanted to experience the largest cruise ship and do my first transatlantic voyage. Royal Caribbean Cruise Line has set the standard for awesomeness. The Harmony of the Seas is a floating resort and country club. It took all 20 days of my trip to experience the many dining venues onboard. They were all exceptional. It would have been very easy to gain weight on this trip but there were so many ...
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Sail Date: October 2016

Cabin Type: Grand Suite with Balcony


Many Diamond Club members on this cruise

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pandan
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Over half the passengers were Diamond and above.. Although they opened most bars and restaurants for drinks and coffee.. the clubs were sometimes standing room only.. I believe they did the best they could. In the dining room it seemed you could not get food delivered to the table hot .. unfortunately service was not up to par. It was obvious that the dining room was not running well for some ...
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Sail Date: October 2016

Cabin Type: Large Interior Stateroom


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