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Royal Caribbean Rhapsody of the Seas Cruise Reviews

3.5 / 5.0
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1480 reviews
32 Awards
Little towel animal.
View of Salerno, Italy from our rear balcony.
Formal night
Constant rust. Never seen a cruise ship so poorly maintained.
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Inconsistent experience
"Another time I used the automated line, and again no call received.I called one night for a wake-up call because the automated line wasn't working...."Read More
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2-5 Cruises

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Review for Rhapsody of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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Evaioannou
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

My experience will be unforgettable because it wasn't good at all. Starting from the breakfast,we had to wait about 15 min to enter because there was no table available as they were saying to us but there were many as far as we could saw. We asked for marmalade the 2nd day and they told us was finished ,but the table next to us had. The shows were a disaster. After dinner there was al.ost nothing ...
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Sail Date: August 2022

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Not our favorite

Review for Rhapsody of the Seas to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Love To Traveling
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We felt that the food on this cruise was not up to par. We visited three of the specialty restaurants and decided to not go back to them the following week. In the Wind Jammer many of the hot foods were cold and cold foods were warm. They were often out of ice on both sides. They were often out of certain sodas in the self serve. The ship is older which we understand but the outlets in the cabin ...
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Sail Date: July 2022

Cabin Type: Grand Suite


The splendor of Italy (by bus)

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jrabin22
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

I want to preface my review by stating that we don't care particularly for travel by bus, or "motor coach" as it is cutely described in the fine print. We especially don't like travelling by bus with our 18 month old child. Well if you pick this cruise, be prepared to travel by bus, a lot. The Itinerary Let's start with the obvious - this "Venice" cruise, marketed as starting in Venice ...
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Sail Date: July 2022

Traveled with children


Rhapsody Suites - watch which one you pick

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Cruiser7306
6-10 Cruises • Age 20s

We opted for a suite (Deck 8) . What we learned the hard way is that some of those suites (ours) were right underneath the pool deck and Windjammer. THE NOISE coming through our ceiling was loud and very disturbing. The sounds of people walking, running and tables and chairs being dragged, and chopping and banging noise up till 3am. It sounded like we were living underneath a factory. We paid ...
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Sail Date: June 2022

Cabin Type: Grand Suite


Inconsistent experience

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MrsKMB
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

After researching cruise lines, ships, and itineraries, I chose this cruise as I was traveling with my 20-something daughter and wanted a younger-feeling crowd. In the end, that didn't matter as the only place on the ship where people gathered was the pool and karaoke. Otherwise, the crowd wasn't noticeable and there were just small interactions here & there. Our stateroom was nice. Yes, it ...
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Sail Date: June 2022

Cabin Type: Spacious Ocean View Balcony


Covid testing

Review for Rhapsody of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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Jimbo63249
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Royal Caribbean have now introduced a fifty five dollar covid testing for every passenger doing a back to back cruise. Although it had cost us sixty euros for both of us to get a covid test at Rome airport to embark on the cruise in the first place, RCL have now introduced this extortionate charge for passengers doing a back to back cruise (two one week cruises in our case). So please be aware of ...
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Sail Date: May 2022


Lots of work to be done

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Bobtrace
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

I apologize in advance for the length of this review. We chose this cruise due to the ports of call and based on the past experience we had on a Royal Caribbean Med cruise. Unfortunately, this time paled in comparison to our previous trip. I recognize that this was the first sailing of Rhapsody of the Seas since Covid but being as it was the last ship in the RC fleet to launch, you would have ...
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Sail Date: May 2022


7 NIGHT GREEK ISLES CRUISE Good Itinerary; Clean Enough Older Ship; Acceptable Food

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ScubaCruiserC
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

This was the Rhapsody's first since the pandemic began. I was told the staff were almost all new not only to this ship, but to Royal Caribbean and cruise employment generally. I was also told the ship had staffing issues in regard to numbers (like most any hotel or restaurant you've visited recently). I chose this cruise based on itinerary and time of year. I was happy this ship was on ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Western Caribbean March 2020

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check1
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

Chose to go with 2 couples. Never cruised with Royal Caribbean, they had. Overall the cruise experience was good. Food can be hit or miss. Service is very good, everyone is friendly and helpful. I would chose RC again. We were in a balcony cabin. Plenty of closet space, cannot say the same for shower space, just adequate. Take your own soap and shampoo. The one push container in shower didn’t suds ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Spacious Ocean View Balcony


Nice cruise

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platinumdancer
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Decided to try a cruise out of Tampa since we just moved close by. It was a smaller ship than we’re used to but we had a really nice cruise. We traveled with some good friends from out of town and it was their first cruise. The itinerary was really nice, Key West, Grand Cayman, Cozumel, and Costa Maya. Key West was beautiful sight seeing but pricey shopping. Grand Cayman was just ok for us. We ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Ocean View


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