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Rhapsody of the Seas Review

3.5 / 5.0
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Just back from the Rhapsody

Review for Rhapsody of the Seas to the Western Caribbean
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6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

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Sail Date: Dec 2016
Cabin: Superior Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony

This was sailing date 3 Dec 2016 7 nights.

BOARDING: Was a nightmare. When I booked it was a 4 PM sailing. We were notified it was pushed to 8 PM and received a text and email not to even arrive before 5 PM to board by RCCL. Other Cruisecritic.com people and I reached out to RCCL only to be told I don't know or oh well. Others reached out to the Port of Tampa who did a marvelous job ensuring that our luggage was taken care of before we could board and shuttles set up to go to Ybor City and discounts at the aquarium (which I highly recommend). None of this was supplied by RCCL nor were we notified of them by RCCL. I decided to arrive at 1:30 and was able to drop the luggage that early and check in and get my Sea Pass card. At about 4:15 or so they started the boarding process. No organization whatsoever by RCCL and the Port of Tampa did not realize they were going to have to organize it on their own. Sail time got bumped to 10 PM

CABIN: 7640 very nice D2 cabin with a lovely balcony. Plenty of space in the cabin with ample storage space.

Cabin Review

Superior Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony

Cabin D2

Large with excellent storage available. Nice size bathroom.

Port Reviews


Mega Supermercado was fun to go through.


Boarding experience was mass confusion.


Port was way to crowded for three ships to be there at the same time. Too many hawkers,

Costa Maya

Very good port area.

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