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Royal Caribbean Odyssey of the Seas Cruise Reviews

5.0 / 5.0
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53 reviews
No one getting service at seats making the bar crowded. Had to get up to get my own drink. Seemed like no real functioning serving sections or company over stretching the sections causing poor service.
Was pushed to buy carpets here in a closed room. The purpose was to go to the ruins, but they decided our time and entry fee was not important
Santorini was to visit 2 cities only given an hour in each city which seemed like a trick to impulse buy things where we were left.
Wonderland and chop only good spots to eat  but other ships do it better
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"I did send an email to Richard Fain while on Board asking him why the ship was utilizing old protocols when this was the FIRST 100% vaccinated cruise, as it was no doubt hurting badly needed alcohol sales.I found it a little odd that since this was the FIRST 100% vaccinated ship......"Read More
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$1billion ship badly let down!

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lwdcourt
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

Food? ...at best it was mediocre and at worst it was cold and poor quality! After being on half a dozen RCI ships, this was the biggest disappointment! (To make matters worse RCI pressure their dining room staff to get patrons to give high marks for the food or it affects their standing! The water has NOTHING to do with the quality of food... Shame on RCI!) ...RCI have introduced a new ...
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Sail Date: August 2022


Nice ship, but not as we remember Royal Caribbean pre Covid

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Cruisefamily1981
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

Before Covid we cruised on the Independence Of The Seas, whilst that ship was older and smaller it out classed the Odyssey of the seas by a clear mile. Firstly things like parades , well there weren't any. Secondly multiple theatre/Broadway style shows nighty and again there weren't any. Something big was missing on this ship, was it cost cutting? We as it Covid ? Or is this just how Royal ...
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Sail Date: August 2022

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It's about the ship when going overseas

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Flo33010
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

I really had fun. But... I thought I would be able to see the islands of Santorini and Mykonos. I thought the Almalfi Coast was lined with pretty brightly painted homes as they show on TV. Nope. Not much time either. I give it 4 stars because of the ship itself which was nice. The food was decent. The shows, for the most part, were good. The cleanliness was great. The service and attention from ...
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Sail Date: August 2022


Never again

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jackielurv
First Time Cruiser • Age 30s

Seemed like the whole time they were pushing to sell products(mostly jewelry). Took time out of the excursions/activities to sell us products even being pushy putting us in a closed rooms that felt like abduction. Gave no really time at all for the historical sites paid for. Regular dinning was bland and had multiple problems with main dinning. Ship activities having hidden prices till you show ...
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Sail Date: July 2022


Wondering if you should purchase "The Key"

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Blockhart55
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

NEVER purchase "the key"! We purchased it mainly to be able to disembark before anyone else but enjoyed reading that there's other perks. You get quick lunch in the dining room (steak) when you first get on board, you get wifi for 1 device, 1 scheduled IFly, and 1 scheduled North Star, oh and let's not forget the small plate of fruit delivered to your cabin. We stood in line to disembark the ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: Grand Suite with Balcony (1 Bedroom)


Overall a Fantastic Cruise

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atltravel
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

Pros: From check-in to leaving, everything went smoothly. Kudos to the captain for staying in Santorini and not leaving. The wind did die down and he even arranged to stay late so we got our tours in. Only ship in port which is a major plus - IFKYK. We did the ultimate dining package which was worth it. Loved Izumi and Teppanyaki The Bionic Bar was fun, except you can't use the ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: Ocean View with Large Balcony


Disappointing

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unhappy4977
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise as we were supposed to go in 2020. The ship was beautiful! Our cabin and cabin steward were excellent! Some of the main dining room staff were inexperienced and require more training but were very pleasant and accommodating. The weather was unfortunately very windy and some of the tours were delayed or not enjoyable because of that. What turned out to be one of the worst ...
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Sail Date: May 2022


Fabulous Greek Islands Cruise!

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HH1993
2-5 Cruises • Age 20s

For me having sailed with Royal Caribbean several times in the past we jumped at the chance to sail such a beautiful itinerary. This was my partner's first cruise and I wanted everything to be perfect. I've sailed on Anthem of the seas previously and had very high hopes for Odyssey - and we weren't disappointed! Odyssey is a gorgeous ship, modern, bright and colourful and had more than we ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


Poor entertainment, too pricey for tours

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lenovo53
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We have sailed with RCL OVER 20 times. Each ship has its wow factor but did not feel this on Odyssey. The same entertainment kept repeating. The Book (5 times, what was that all about?) 80s group Wild Boys (3 times) they were good but not everything likes 80s. There was a juggler who was brilliant and a magician who was mediocre. They had a show which was all about lasers? The main billed ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


Unhappy and disappointed

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Mary ibrahim
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Because it’s new and whatever written about it But it’s a lye , first port was canceled we understand the situation but there should be some compensation , it was a waste of time to go on this ship , the entertainment program is very bad almost everyone we met on this ship is unhappy and devastated , the shops are very expensive , no regular shops for the important items needed , and all shops ...
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Sail Date: April 2022


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