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Royal Caribbean Rhapsody of the Seas Outside Cabin Cruise Reviews

3.5 / 5.0
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1472 reviews
53 Awards
Formal night
Constant rust. Never seen a cruise ship so poorly maintained.
Banisters worn to bare wood throughout the ship
Cabin cabinet finish worn to bare wood.
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Just off the Rhapsody of the Seas March 7, 2020
"We live in St. Petersburg so going on a cruise out of Tampa is easy for us. It's been a few years since we left from Tampa so thought it would be fun seeing the new lights on the Skyway Bridge while going under it...."Read More
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A Wonderful Week - Rhapsody of the Seas February 29 2020

Review for Rhapsody of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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JanieKid82
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

My cruise was booked before and taken during the crazy cruise industry panic. This was my 14th cruise. Various lines. Arrival at the Tampa Cruise Terminal...couldn't say more positive things enough about it. I was at the sidewalk at 10:40 am with luggage handlers and onboard by 11:20 am. having my first drink on my Deluxe Beverage Package. The week was wonderful. All staff was ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Not Disappointed

Review for Rhapsody of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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Cphllps
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

My husband and I (64 and 63 years young) traveled to Tampa Friday night, stayed at the Hampton Inn Avion Park. The hotel was nice and offered free breakfast. Request a room on the side opposite the airport and highway. We used Lyft to get to port and requested a stop at Target on Dale Mabry Hwy to buy wine and Pepsi. Note the Target in on the second level above Whole Foods. We arrived at port ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Just off the Rhapsody of the Seas March 7, 2020

Review for Rhapsody of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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DntlGal
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We live in St. Petersburg so going on a cruise out of Tampa is easy for us. It's been a few years since we left from Tampa so thought it would be fun seeing the new lights on the Skyway Bridge while going under it. The lights did not turn on till we were near the bridge but the sunset was beautiful to see. We were on the Harmony of the Seas in December so I must admit going from a huge ship with ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Amazing 1st Cruise

Review for Rhapsody of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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Purplelady12
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

I wanted to get a cruise since my mom recommended it, we purchased thru our OH travel agent a 8 day cruise thru Western Caribbean. Embarkation was disappointing (we were left outside the terminal without a place to sit, with cold weather. Once we entered it was all better. The stateroom was okay, extremely clean and good though, our stateroom attendant was amazing he took great care of our ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Laid Back on a much smaller ship

Review for Rhapsody of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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jwj350
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

All our other Royal cruises have been on voyager, freedom, and oasis class ships; so we knew going in that this would be a "fun sized" experience. Not caring for any of the Western Caribbean ports, we booked this cruise to spend time with family and relax, relax, relax. Mission Accomplished! Parking at the open air lot directly across from the ship, we were onboard in a matter of minutes. The ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Amazing - will definitely book again

Review for Rhapsody of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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flasteph
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

This is one of the smaller ships offered by Royal Caribbean. I would definitely go again. I've seen some reviews about cleanliness and norovirus and I could not disagree more. It's almost like you'd have to *try* to get sick on this ship. Our cabin was cleaned TWICE a day, there were hand sanitizers everywhere, there were people holding and offering you hand sanitizer as you entered and left ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View

Traveled with children


What an experience not to be repeated

Review for Rhapsody of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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Chrisbatt
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

The cruise was taken last minute as the one we where about to take the itinerary was changed so much that we cancelled and had to book another very quickly to fall in with our holiday dates As it was a late booking we paid full price for an outside cabin The checking in was quick and painless. Surprisingly the cabins were ready by 12.30 which was great. That's where things went decidedly ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Ship really needs refurbished Rm 3546

Review for Rhapsody of the Seas to Transatlantic

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doraohio
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Poor entertainment. Cruise director not great and daily activities were poor. Ship had new carpet but that is it. Breakfast in main dining room was SLOW and COLD when served. Lunch and dinner good in dining room. Room was an outside (3546) the drawers were falling apart had to be fixed twice in 2 weeks. If you choose beds together you can hardly get around the beds without hitting yourself. No ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Wonderful cruise

Review for Rhapsody of the Seas to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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Davis2078
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

It is true that some areas of the ship are tired and that the Schooners bar is a little too small but other than that it is an excellent ship. The staff are truly wonderful. The entertainment staff are so talented and the whole experience for us was very enjoyable. We were slightly disappointed in the service in the Chops Grille as it did not live up to the standard of the non pay dining areas. ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Awesome Cruise ish

Review for Rhapsody of the Seas to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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clamper
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

This was a must do cruise for us and been 4 years in the waiting! Why because of the itinerary all in one trip. Good parts, itinerary, cruise staff, food, drinks etc Bad parts, old ship, woeful musicians apart from the two bands that stood out performing every day & night. The shows in theatre were woeful at best the two guest entertainers were excellent! The ship should ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View


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