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Eastern Caribbean Symphony of the Seas Eastern Caribbean Cruise Reviews

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Our view from our window for a table for 2 at My Time Dining on the Symphon
The captain and crew director taking time to answer all types of questions
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"Yes, we saw some great areas of the ship, our guide was great, very informative and funny, but for instance, the best part was supposed to be the kitchen, and we saw almost nothing - one table full of fruit salads, and from then on just a few members of staff walking around, and chef explaining what happens with food.We only had food in the Main Dining room one evening, which was ok at best - waiters were super annoying, coming to the table literally every few seconds to ask if all was ok, and talking to us throughout most of the dinner, making sure we could not have a conversation among ourselves, so we hurried with our meal, and went to Windjammer for a coffee!..."Read More
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awesome girls cruise getaway

Review for Symphony of the Seas to Caribbean - Eastern

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catcrazy22
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This was a surprise for 3 of my friends onboard the Symphony of the Seas. First time cruising for one friend, 2 for another, 6th for another and 30+ for me. We LOVED the shows. Especially Hiro, the 2 skating shows and Hairspray. The entertainment is number one on any cruise line I have been on. So much to see and do. 2 of us actually tried the flow rider. We went to St Maarten ( shopped) and ...
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Sail Date: October 2021

Cabin Type: Boardwalk View Balcony


Underwhelming! Expected So Much More!

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vaznayak
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

After having sailed on Princess, Carnival and the past several times on Disney, we decided to try Royal Caribbean. We decided to try out the Symphony because 1/ it has very high ratings among RC's fleet, 2/ we wanted to see what the world's biggest ship had to offer, and 3/ they ship stopped at islands we hadn't been to before - including RC's own CoCo Cay. We booked an outside balcony cabin on ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony

Traveled with children


INCREDIBLE SHOWS!

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jesunrise
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Every time we have cruised on oasis, allure, and now symphony, we are amazed at the quality and excellence of the shows provided! Enjoyed dinner in the coastal kitchen from jr suite catagory, but very offended and disappointed that rccl has decided to stick diamond plus cruisers in a zero view basement room!!!!! terrible reward for being loyal to royal! Also hate it when the ship has no ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Junior Suite


A Tale of 2 Cruises

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longjohn49
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

Let me preface this by saying we took a RCCL cruise on Anthem of the Seas last fall (2019) to Canada and New England; and, our experience was terrific. The crew was friendly, the ship offered plenty of activities planned to keep us busy, many food choices (non-premium), excellent shows, and the music offered was varied/enjoyable. Now fast forward about 6 months to our cruise on the Symphony of ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


Extremely Disappointing

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cda123
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

This was our 14th cruise (all with RCL). It was definitely the easiest getting on and off a boat we have experienced. This is a big beautiful boat but with that being said, was probably the worse cruise we have experienced. No matter where you went on the boat you could smell cigarette smoke (which was mainly from the casino on the 4th deck). The casino doors were right across from the dining ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


For kids

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gwebsterg
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We have enjoyed Regent , and Celebrity, but wanted to take 3 young grandchildren who would not like those sort of boats. The Symphony on board activities attracted us, and we could get a suite for all 8 of us, the itinerary was incidental as we wanted to use the rock climbing wall, zipline, hot tubs, pools, table tennis, slides, and see ice show. So my agent persuaded us to go on this ship which ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Grand Suite - 2 Bedrooms


Beautiful ship, phenomenal crew

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amonaghan
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Family cruise, 1st cruise for 5yrs old granddaughter. Connecting central park balcony cabins made cruising together extra easy and fun EXCEPT bad design for pool overflow drainage pipe runs just outside cabin and can be heard during slightly rougher weather when it's not rough enough to drain pool, even several decks down from the pool. Crew is phenomenal except for overworked mdr staff, in ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Central Park View Balcony

Traveled with children


Splendid Symphony of the Seas

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Babs960
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We are seasoned cruisers and love Royal Caribbean. This was our first trip on Symphony and I must say, this ship is top of the heap! The Oasis class ships are large and activity laden, but Symphony is the best of the best. Beautiful decor, amazing shows and music selections, great food and comfortable, roomy cabins. We are Diamond level and the lounge was located near everything, so you could pop ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


Huge Ship Huge Disappointment

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realtorjm
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

Although I love RC and have been on 5 cruises with them..... this one missed the mark in my opinion. Service was not as warm & friendly as other RC sailings, food lacked in quality, and the Entertainment Team & Activities team were not visible most of the time. Parties & events/activities started late consistently. The Red Party started late, the morning Zumba in the Promenade, The White Party in ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


Symphony is the best!

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cruzinfromnowon
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

BACKGROUND Couple in upper 50s went on 7 night Western Caribbean cruise out of Miami on 30 Nov 2019. Stops were San Juan, St. Maarten, and Coco Cay. Seventh cruise with RCI and tenth cruise overall. I'll cover the general topics below and then at the end talk to a couple of issues we encountered. EMBARKATION Arrived at 11:30, was checked in within 15 minutes and ran to Playmakers to ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Interior


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