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Royal Caribbean Harmony of the Seas First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

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Excellent first time cruise on Royal Caribbean
"We are a family of 3 which includes my wife and I and our 15 year old daughter. We chose to cruise on Royal Caribbean’s Harmony of the Seas on a 7 Night Western Carribean itinerary, so we could vacation with..."Read More
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Grenadyr

2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

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Anniversary Cruise

Review for Harmony of the Seas to Caribbean - Eastern

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Sharenamichele

2-5 Cruises

My husband and I booked this cruise for our anniversary. We wanted to try one of the mega ships and we are glad we chose Harmony of the Seas. There was so much to do and see on Harmony. This cruise was the last cruise before the Covid shut down so we got very lucky. Due to weather our cruise was moved from an Eastern Caribbean Cruise to a Western Caribbean Cruise. Our hope was to visit new ...
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Sail Date: March 2020


Loved Harmony of the Seas

Review for Harmony of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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Serenity777

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

This was our first big ship. Loved it. We had the key program which was our only disappointment. We got the run around from crew when we asked where key disembark breakfast and gangway was. Communication to key guests is sadly lacking. Its a shame as the program could be great. Coastal kitchen food and service was excellent. As junior suite guests we were allowed to have dinner there but our ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Junior Suite Accessible


Windy cruising on the Harmony

Review for Harmony of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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CruiseLunatic

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We chose this cruise as we wanted to try a more recently built ship. The overall cruise was good. No real show stoppers, but there was some concerns. Embarkation was absolutely perfect. We never stopped moving from our shuttle to inside the ship. While on the subject, the disembarkation was the fastest ever. This new facial recognition for those with passports was so fast I was concerned it ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


Lots to do! Will be sailing this ship again!

Review for Harmony of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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Lkmarx

First Time Cruiser

Age 40s

Our friends recommended HOS. We had an amazing time with our two teen daughters and group of friends which consisted of 4 other families. The weather/wind is beyond the control of the captain. We didn’t get to port at Costa Maya because of the high winds that day and there were a few times of rough seas. Will never do a sailing for Roatan again. That port was over crowded and not ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony Accessible

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Not sure I like the larger ships

Review for Harmony of the Seas to Caribbean - Eastern

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Lawnquilt

10+ Cruises

We chose this cruise (1) to move us up to D+ before our Dec cruise, and (2) proximity of our home to Port Canaveral. We were in Grand Suite 10250. We left our house at 9:10am and were ON the ship by 10:30am. ARRIVAL - Dropped hubby off with luggage and went up to park. You have to pay on the way in as opposed to on way out at other locations. Walked right in and up to the ship. This place ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Grand Suite with Balcony


Dining disaster and harried housekeepers

Review for Harmony of the Seas to Caribbean - Eastern

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marykcos

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

I previously took a 6-day Royal Caribbean cruise on Freedom of the Seas and loved it. Tremendous service! Housekeeping was attentive, and gave us lots of advice on getting around the ship and ports. They removed the barrier between two ocean balcony rooms, so friends could share that space. My Time Dining was flexible, we didn't need to book dinner or entertainment in advance of the trip. On ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony Accessible


Bigger Is Not Better

Review for Harmony of the Seas to Caribbean - Eastern

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Aida360

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

My sister turned 40 and I surprised her with a cruise. She had always wanted to sail on one of the biggest ships. The ship was absolutely beautiful, modern and clean. Our room Steward and dining room Waiter and his Assistant were fabulous. Embarkation/disembarkation was extremely quick and very smooth. On the downside, the food was edible with the exception of my raw hamburger. I can honestly say ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Ocean View Accessible


Just what we needed!

Review for Harmony of the Seas to Caribbean - Eastern

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shellden

10+ Cruises

Age 2020s

My husband and I cruised on the Harmony. Its our favorite way to disconnect from the world. We flew in night prior stayed in Cocoa. Check in :Arrived at the pier around 11 already boarding, from curb to ship maybe 10 minutes! Got in line to make dinner reservations then lunch at Park Cafe. Ship: the ship is perfect we love this class with all its nooks and crannies to explore. The only ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Interior


Don't Miss Wonderland or Jamie's!

Review for Harmony of the Seas to Caribbean - Eastern

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Silverspree

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

We are foodies and really enjoyed Wonderland (both the service and the food were outstanding) and Jamie's (we're now addicted to the Taglietelle Bolognese)! Overall it was a good cruise. The ship was very clean and had a variety of activities on sea days to keep us busy. The port presentations, though, were geared towards shopping; no other activities available in port were mentioned. I'd like ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Grand Suite with Balcony


All is well with the Harmony of the Seas

Review for Harmony of the Seas to Caribbean - Eastern

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bcrn78

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

$th time on this ship & it never disappoints. I read the article on this site about keeping healthy-as a Nurse x 50yrs,I'm always health conscious.We were in deck 10-10185(Cent.park balcony) Wiped down all surface areas upon getting into our cabin-wiped down remote & out in a zip lock bag.Told the cabin attendant,I would be following her with disinfectant wipes due to my med condition & she was ok ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Central Park View Balcony


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