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Royal Caribbean Rhapsody of the Seas Cruise Reviews

3.5 / 5.0
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Christmas Island Hopper

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abhb
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We are Diamond members but this was our first cruise on Royal since the pandemic. I chose this itinerary because it visited 7 islands in 8 days. 5 of the islands were new to use. Since everyday was a port day, I figured a small ship would be ok. The crew was amazingly friendly. It almost felt like they are using the smaller ships for "training". Our cabin attendant was new (he told us) and ...
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Sail Date: December 2022


basically good but with some problems

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UKWLDCruise
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Barbados is or was an easier country ton get in to, Home Security in the US being aggressive in the best of situations, and with a stop every day little time is wasted. Most things went okay but when they didn't they tended to be shore side. First problem was actually getting on, I had an 11.30 boarding slot, I had four days in a hotel before hand, but I arrived on time and handed over my ...
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Sail Date: November 2022


Dated ship but great service and itinerary

Review for Rhapsody of the Seas to Caribbean - Southern

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beckyboo1986
6-10 Cruises • Age 30s

I knew the ship was dated and I paid next to nothing for this cruise, so I came with eyes wide open. Let's get the slight negative out of the way. I wasn't happy with the cabin. We had 2636. Second from end aft. I didn't request my cabin as I wouldn't have even known where to choose. The issues I had were with noise. The sound of the engine woke my baby several times, not ideal. I ...
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Sail Date: November 2022

Traveled with children


Dated cabins and bad food...

Review for Rhapsody of the Seas to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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nc-cub-fan
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We took the cruise from Haifa, Israel to Barcelona, Spain because of the destinations. We got onboard at the port of Haifa. Our cabin was dated and worn. The ship originally set sail in 1997. It doesn't appear that the staterooms have been updated since. The food in the "sit down" restaurants was terrible. Entries appeared to have been plated well before our arrival. The food arrived at ...
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Sail Date: October 2022

Cabin Type: Spacious Ocean View Balcony Accessible


Graduation Cruise - Helpful Tips

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DemetrisD
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

Our family of 7 + 2 (grandparents), Embarked from our home town Limassol, Cyprus for our last full family trip as 4 of my children are graduates this year. The embarkation process was swift and easy. Then to the customer service desk to connect my visa card to the sea pass cards. Tip 1: Use a revolute type card to exchange Euro to USD to save bank and ship charges. Tip 2: virtual cards are not ...
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Sail Date: August 2022

Cabin Type: Spacious Ocean View Balcony Accessible


Sad

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


Poor food but otherwise good

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mcgorr
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Food was absolutely dreadful, very poor and not a great selection we honestly struggled even in the buffet. We found the dining room staff were good but the guys seating us were aloof and often sent us to very poorly situated tables such as behind the wait staff table even though throughout the meal there were many tables beautifully situated, it really surprised us. In the buffet we found the ...
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Sail Date: July 2022

Cabin Type: Ocean View


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


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