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Transatlantic Rhapsody of the Seas Transatlantic 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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Ship really needs refurbished Rm 3546
"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...."Read More
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Disorganization Plus

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Goldengal
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Terrible breakfast experience, really bad coffee. Activities a joke. Trivia twice in morning overlapped so could only play in one. Food cold, very poor service except at dinner. Two arrogant cocky young men did Trivia. Spoke with heavy accent, could not understand them, answers wrong, some stupid questions. Overall bad experience. Times kept changing, locations changed. No entertainment one ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Interior


Ship really needs refurbished Rm 3546

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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


Overall a wonderful cruise, but with a few complaints

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cartervan
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

This was our first cruise on Royal Caribbean--having been on Holland America (3-star Mariners), NCL, Celebrity and Carnival. We liked the itinerary and the timing was right for us. We booked 21 nights which was sold as part of a package, but turned out to be basically two cruises, back to back: A TransAtlantic out of Tampa, and then a week in the Mediterranean ending up in Venice. Another recent ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View


A tale of two cruises

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COLGATE
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We recently booked a back to back cruise on Rhapsody of the Seas. The first segment was transatlantic, Tampa FL to Barcelona. The second from Barcelona to Venice. In fact, these were really two separate cruises. Segment 1 - The Tampa-Barcelona leg of the cruise started out extremely well. Boarding in Tampa was a breeze and we were on board and having lunch in no time. The sea days were very ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Trans-Atlantic

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brockman54
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

This was our first trans-Atlantic cruise so we were very excited and a little nervous. We enjoyed every minute of the trip! The staff was attentive and very friendly. The food was way above average. The fellow passengers were lovely people. And most important, the seas were calm throughout the journey! As vast majority of our fellow travelers were seasoned cruisers and I heard that about 80% had ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Interior


Small ship but huge in service

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homers mom
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

This was our first transatlantic cruise and I have been totally converted. I never imagined we would have such amazing weather in December and be suntanning around the pool. The crew went above and beyond to make the passengers happy. The food in the Windjammer (buffet style) was outstanding with a huge variety of choices, to satisfy the most fussy eaters or those with food allergies. Finding a ...
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Sail Date: December 2018

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Second rate in most areas

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Jan&MikeE
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Food was unimaginative and generally not particularly well prepared. Main dining room menus were repetitive and pushed filet mignon and lobster with expensive add-on prices. Theater screens/projectors were out of focus, old and inadequate. Schooner lounge space was completely inadequate for trivia while main lounge at the rear seemed to be underutilized. Internet was fast but greatly ...
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Sail Date: December 2018

Cabin Type: Spacious Ocean View Balcony


Rhapsody - Smaller ship with a big heart

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alifarr
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

So, as they were offering this cruise with prices I last saw in 2007, I couldn't resist and booked an ocean view cabin for this transatlantic. Price covered both of us for what I normally pay for one person. Good start. We usually do balconies, but I figured we could live with a window. We flew into London a couple of days early and just to make sure we would join the ship, I booked the airport ...
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Sail Date: December 2018

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Wasn’t the best

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Jspoon
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We did the back 2 back Venice to Barcelona because of the ports then Barcelona to Tampa because we like transatlantics. The Rhapsody is an older ship that doesn’t have any of the updated features we’ve become accustomed to on newer ships. Can’t view your account from the TV, no selection of movies in your room, can’t hear announcements. So if you don’t like all the bells and whistles this is ...
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Sail Date: December 2018

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Enjoyable

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Britchip
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

First transatlantic. As a solo cruiser the ship size suited me perfectly enabling me to get to know a lot of fellow passengers. MDR wait staff were very good for early seating. Our table was for 8 people and it was a great mix, we were very noisy due to the convivial nature of everyone at this table, lots of laughing. It was commented on that we seemed to be having a very good time every ...
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Sail Date: December 2018

Cabin Type: Ocean View


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