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Symphony of the Seas Review

4.5 / 5.0
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344 reviews
7 Awards

Not Impressed

Review for Symphony of the Seas to the Bahamas
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6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

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Sail Date: May 2019
Cabin: Ocean View Balcony

My company purchased this cruise for the office staff (Memorial Day 3 day 4 night cruise), I had never cruised with RC only NCL. I think I got spoiled on NCL because this was a huge disappointment. I was pretty excited to cruise another Cruise Line and the largest ship sailing right now, but it was lacking. The name "Royal" should actually be called "Not Impressive Cruise Line"

Embarkation was quick, getting our luggage was quick, other then that, nothing special. We had the drink package, and I'm not a drinker so figured I'd be tipsy but it seemed like all the drinks were watered down because I just never got drunk. LOL

The Windjammer Buffet, I tried breakfast there and it was really disgusting, the scrambled eggs felt like it had some type of fiber in it, the texture was just off, I'm assuming it was fake eggs, eggs Benedict was warm/to cold, and just wrong, the over easy eggs were sitting on plates under a warmer light, I just couldn't get myself to eat something like over easy eggs sitting under a warmer. The sausage links crumbled if you cut them, I have no idea what they were, the bacon was rubbery and under cooked. Breakfast was a washout and I didn't eat breakfast again on the ship. We also tried dinner one day, food again was warm, not hot, and stale like it sat being warmed for way too long, so we left and went and had Pizza at Sorrentos, which was good.

Cabin Review

Ocean View Balcony

Cabin 6D

Cabins are spacious, lots of storage, two closets and a dresser. Beds crowd the balcony door, but it wasn't an issue for us.

Port Reviews


Expensive, two hot dogs, a hamburger and two sodas $ 41.00

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