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South America Rhapsody of the Seas South America Cruise Reviews

3.5 / 5.0
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1472 reviews
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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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Very disappointed!!

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cruiselady66
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Purchased this cruise to go around the Horn and visit Cape Horn, which did not happen. The dining room staff were very slow and inexperience. They seem to have a lack of customer service and a "don't care" attitude. Had to ask our dining room waiters each night to bring the wine I purchased to the table. Lobster was not served any night on this 14 night cruise. Very poor communications from ...
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Sail Date: March 2016


Royal , I am do done with you.

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Zahavahull
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

I am Sooo Done with Royal!!! I am a veteran of more than 50 cruises, many (Emerald) with RCI. This cruise from Valpariso (3/27/16) to Sao Paulo was a total disaster. When we arrived at the port in Valpariso we were ushered to the "Priority"line for Emerald /Diamond customers. Ha! We waited for over two hours in line while the incompetent check in people took their sweet time. Where were the ...
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Sail Date: March 2016

Cabin Type: Superior Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


Castaway in Valparaiso

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Juanalaloca
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We had chosen this cruise for the itinerary and sights to see, and had planned and looked forward to it for three years, but as we were about to begin our cruise in Valparaiso we were denied entrance to the ship because we had no Brazilian visas ! After the initial shock, we found that there were many others , 30 or more, in the same situation. No help was offered, other than being told we had ...
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Sail Date: March 2016

Cabin Type: Grand Suite


NEVER NEVER AGAIN

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The Old Cruisers
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Royal Caribbean Cruises; Rhapsody of the Seas - April /May 2016 Cruise Chile to San Paulo Brazil with two day stop over before cruise in Santiago Chile (19 nights in total). --------------------------------------------------------------- My wife and I have been cruising now for 40 years altogether, we always pick the itinary over the shipping ...
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Sail Date: March 2016

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom


Pretty Good Cruise for Price

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vview418
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

We chose this cruise because of the Itinerary. With the end point being Brazil, this offered us an opportunity to extend our vacation and see some additional sights (i.e.: Rio De Janeiro, Iguazu Falls. The logistics for getting to the embarkation and disembarkation points can be very expensive. A shuttle trip of 1 1/2-2hrs is needed in Valparaiso Chile and Santos, Brazil. Overall Rhapsody ...
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Sail Date: March 2016

Cabin Type: Junior Suite


Less than one star

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Anniazida@yahoo.com
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

I took this cruise to be with family members for a non profit fund raiser. The reunion was excellent. The entertainment was great as were the restaurant and cabin attendants. The public areas of the ship are well maintained and pleasant. This is not the case for the cabins. Ours had a balcony on deck 8. Though mostly clean, it was a very simple cabin, with no daily carafe of water, not ...
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Sail Date: March 2016


Our cruise made it around the Horn!!

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relaxatsea
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We were among the very lucky cruisers on the March 13 sailing who actually circumnavigated the Island of Horn at Cape Horn, thanks to our excellent Capt. Dimas Manrique, and Mother Nature's gift of relatively calm seas. This cruise was the trip of a lifetime for my DH and myself, and we loved every minute of it. We had a 3 night pre-cruise stay in Buenos Aires at the outstanding Icaro Suites ...
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Sail Date: March 2016

Cabin Type: Superior Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


Somewhat Disappointingi

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senorfrog2
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this cruise because of the "rounding Cape Horn" opportunity, and we were not disappointed. Captain Dinas circumnavigated the island brilliantly and even dispatched a small boat to the island to have our passports stamped. However, the ship was dirty. Glassware and rom service trays stayed in hallways for days. Tables wee rarely bussed in the buffet so you were always eating with your ...
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Sail Date: March 2016

Cabin Type: Junior Suite


South America; almost rounded The Horn.

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dhooppi
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

We took a 15 night cruise from Santiago -> Buenos Aires with a family of 5. Pros: 1. Great itinerary even though we weren't able to make a few stops due to inclement weather. Chile has a long coastline and most parts south of Puerto Montt are not accessible to cars, so this cruise was the best way to see this pristine part of Patagonia. 2. Food: Dinner at the main dining were great. ...
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Sail Date: February 2016

Cabin Type: Family Ocean View Stateroom

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Going round the tip of South America.

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acox
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We did this cruise from Feb 28 to Mar 13 2016. It took us to Puerto Montt, Puntas Arenas, the Chilean Fjords, Ushuaia (the end of the world port, southern most city in the world), then up to Montevideo and Buenos Aires. About 5,000 miles in total. Going down in that area you can't be sure of the weather. We started out with very good weather and had cool days and blue skies going down the ...
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Sail Date: February 2016

Cabin Type: Panoramic Ocean View Stateroom


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