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Western Caribbean Symphony of the Seas Western Caribbean Cruise Reviews

Royal Caribbean
Symphony of the Seas
Western Caribbean
Departure Port

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Excellent

45

Very Good

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Average

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Poor

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Terrible

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82 Western Caribbean Symphony of the Seas Western Caribbean Cruise Reviews


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seaface

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Go big or go home

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I like new ships - had to try. Glad I got to try before this virus shutdown. Gorgeous ship with lots to do. We took a 7 day western Caribbean and never were bored. Loved the junior suite - big enough for our ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Raxar005

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

34 ChiTown Cruisers had an Amazing Time!!!

I booked this cruise last year in Feb 2019 while on the Harmony of the Seas. I also got to have 32 Family & Friends join us. I booked this cruise specifically as it was a newer ship and sister of the HOS (which my ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Kosh III

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

It's ok

The ship was not our choice, we were in a group and the organizer always uses Royal,. Embarkation was fast and easy aside from sitting in the terminal waiting to board. Self -assist off the ship was quick ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Anniesuzannie

4 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Amazing Time

We travel with an adult cruise group. We have an excellent Travel Agent who sets us up on the newest and best ships of Royal Caribbean. We were on the Symphony last year for Super Bowl. This year we were a little ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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WeLove2Fly

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Strip Mall of the Seas

Go to your nearest Mall. Double the price of coffee, triple the price of beverages, then add sociopathic security guards who enforce confiscatory policies by leveraging safety to take money from you. Examples ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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ralip28

7 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Puertorrican Family with Vegan Daughters in a Budget

We are a puertorrican family composed by mom (47), dad (48), daughters (19 and 21). In January 2 we fly from Puerto Rico to Ft Lauderdale, to board Symphony of the Seas on January 4. We stay in Hampton Inn Coconut ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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HACKT

17 Reviews Written

43 Helpful Votes

Rainy and Windy Cruise

My wife and I cruised on the Symphony of the Seas in January 2019 to the Western Caribbean. This was our 27th cruise overall, 11th on Royal, 4th on their mega ships. We are in our 60’s and usually cruise to a more ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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gymrat65

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

A poor excursion in Costa Maya

My family and I choose "Bacular Fort and 7 Colors Lagoon". The description of the activities sounded great. It lasted 6 hours. The ride to the Lagoon was 90 minutes. Fine. However, our tour guide told us nothing of ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Avanti12

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Overpriced terrible food

Symphony of the Seas is probably a decent ship for kids. But this cruise is loud, noisy, truly terrible main dining room food, and not worth the trouble. I have been on other royal Caribbean cruises that were ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Gwensel

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

An amazing ship with so much to see and do that 7 nights is just not enough.

The Symphony is a massive floating fun place. I really liked the way the various dining, entertainment and relaxation areas were well spread across and never felt congested. The interiors of the ship are full of ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Floridadude

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Great cruise- bad beds

Arrived to parking garage at 9:55. Gave luggage to porter on level 3 and took elevator down and breezed thru and was seated waiting in Key area at 10:10. Super fast. Was 10th person to board ship at 11:02. I ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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buffalomandm

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

A few issues but the ship, food, entertainment and crew was amazing!

We booked symphony of The seas a few months ago. Mainly because it was the biggest ship and one of the newest ships in the world. This is our 12th cruise, the last seven have been on Norwegian. Saturday ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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FloridaOasis

4 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Better than last Royal Cruise

Ship is amazing. So much to do. Never bored. Entertainment was excellent as always. Rooms were upgraded to a more modern style. We didn’t do any of the extra price restaurants and found the main dining room food ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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gthrb4

3 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Big, fun, but not for everyone.

Symphony of the Seas is a fun, beautiful ship that has its pros and cons. Of course what is my experience with a ship may be very different than someone else. I think it is important to look at the pros and cons of ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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jelly.roll

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great Ship!

We traveled with friends and wanted to experience the largest cruse ship. The evening entertainment was excellent and the food was good. Then only down side was the need for reservations for almost everything, ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Sc0ttjm

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

First Cruise Experience - Excels Our Expectations

We had never even considered going on a cruise before now, but after an introduction to the Symphony of the Seas from watching Instagram posts and stories from two of our favourite Dancing on Ice professionals, our ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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metsfanmom

3 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Symphony of the Seas NO Luggage Valet

This ship Symphony of the Seas does not offer luggage valet. This is the only ship that I had experienced no valet. The ship was beautiful. I have been on Oasis, Allure, Harmony and now Symphony and they are ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Katie Starlight

3 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Symphony of the Seas - Excellent

12 family members cruised on the Symphony on 9/14/19 - we had a great experience. The ship is so large you barely feel any sea movement. We never felt crowded. Getting on and off in Miami was a breeze. The ship ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Queen of Oakville

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Symphony - August 3 - with 12 and 13 year old

We are in our early 50s with a 13 year old daughter and a 12 year old son. We just achieved Emerald with Royal. Full cruising history (Celebrity, HAL, Disney, Princess, Carnival) - is in the signature. We flew ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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in2flying

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

So pleased but some things you should know

So this won't be long winded however the Symphony of the Seas is breathtaking. They do a great job of keeping it clean. Central Park is amazing as is Boardwalk. We ate in all the specialty restaurants, and the ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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bucfan2

5 Reviews Written

67 Helpful Votes

Incredible cruise yet again!!

Incredible experience overall.... This was our 40th (or so) cruise. Just when I think cruises can’t get any better, along comes Symphony. Initial caveat: My wife and I have a deal - as soon as we complain ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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mrc4170

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great time, great ship, minor issues

So we just finished up on Symphony and she’s a great boat. Pool is back in the Solarium adult area! Smart move! Solarium Bistro is much larger now! Bar is on main level in Solarium! New ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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GIS jeff

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great New Ship - Plan Ahead

After lots of research my wife and I chose the Royal Caribbean Symphony of the Seas for our first cruise experience. We chose this ship because it was the newest and largest ship with many activities. I have wanted ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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cruisers r us

4 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Awesome ship--must go again

This was our 19th cruise. We have tried other cruise lines but are faithful Royal Caribbean cruisers, We have been on the other Oasis class ships and loved them but Symphony is just over the top.We checked in at ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Bonita John

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Symphony May 11th 2019

The May 11Th Symphony Cruise to the Western Caribbean was simply AMAZING! The ship was clean and breathtakingly huge. My biggest compliment goes out to the staff. Not only was all the staff kind, considerate and ...
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Sail Date May 2019


Symphony of the Seas Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins5.04.4
Dining4.03.8
Entertainment5.04.3
Public Rooms5.04.3
Fitness Recreation5.04.2
Family5.03.8
Enrichment3.03.9
Service4.54.3
Value For Money4.03.7
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