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Royal Caribbean Santos (Sao Paulo) Cruise Reviews

Owner's Suite on Freedom of the Seas
Floating Cabana at Coco Beach Club in Coco Cay
Lime & Coconut pool bar
Cruiser Rating
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Enjoyed being on a smaller ship.

Review for Rhapsody of the Seas to Transatlantic

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Leeds Rhinos
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

Our travel agent got us a good deal, to include extra nights in Brazil and Barcelona. Never been to Brazil before, and the itinerary suited us with 7 days at sea, the cruise ended in Barcelona and we only live 1 hour flight away. We were mid ship deck 2 with a window, the cabin was big enough and clean, the windows were rusty and needed renewing. We had booked a table for 2, after many ...
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Sail Date: April 2016

Cabin Type: Panoramic Ocean View Stateroom


Language problems almost ruined this cruise.

Review for Rhapsody of the Seas to Transatlantic

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pc1949
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Chose this cruise for the transatlantic crossing and some of the ports. Having been on Rhapsody before the ship is in need of some TLC however the overall experience of the ship was good. Embarkation was a little slow with the girl behind the counter more interested in joking and carrying on with a fellow worker than serving us and getting the job done. As soon as you got on the ship you ...
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Sail Date: April 2016

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom


STORMY TIME FROM BEGINNING TO END

Review for Rhapsody of the Seas to South America

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lasportsnut
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Arrived in San Paolo to chaos at 5 am. 1 guy trying to corral 500 passengers, tag them and get them on buses who had trouble speaking English. Arrival at Santos was even worse. 3 large ships turnover passengers at 8 am in a terminal that accommodated maybe 500 people while 6000 were off loading and 6000 were getting on. Minimal bilingual people available to assist arriving passengers. RCCL ...
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Sail Date: February 2016

Cabin Type: Panoramic Ocean View Stateroom


Cruise around South America

Review for Rhapsody of the Seas to South America

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Raltmann70
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

A different kind of cruise on Royal Caribbean. What made this cruise different was the Brazilian staff who were able to involve an international clientele in shipboard activities as in no other cruise I have been on (about 40 in all on RCCL). We embarked in Santos, Brazil and the boarding process was utter chaos with two other ships disembarking and intermingling with the newly arriving ...
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Sail Date: February 2016


A Fun Cultural Cruise

Review for Rhapsody of the Seas to South America

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TheBird83
10+ Cruises • Age 30s

I had initially booked this cruise because because I wanted to visit new destinations withou having to take an extremely long flight to Asia or Europe. Royal Caribbean immediately notified me that this was a "cultural cruise". This is a nice way of saying that this cruise is catered to Brazilians and the primary language onboard is Portuguese (don't let this frighten you, all staff onboard speaks ...
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Sail Date: February 2016

Cabin Type: Royal Suite


Not a typical cruise

Review for Rhapsody of the Seas to South America

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VermontyPython
6-10 Cruises • Age 30s

In advance of our 7-night South American cruise sailing from Santos, I read a lot of reviews from Americans complaining about various aspects of this sailing. Mostly, they seemed upset that not everything in Santos, Brazil is as English-speaking, organized, and catered to their every whim as it would be in, say, Seattle. So let's talk about what it's like to do the sailing from Santos: First, ...
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Sail Date: January 2016

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom


The worst WOW cruise ever; RC should be embarrassed.

Review for Rhapsody of the Seas to South America

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lizandgeorge
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

This was the most disappointing cruise that we have ever experience on Royal Caribbean! It was a disgrace to the Royal Caribbean WOW vacation. Here are a list of disappointments and conflicts we had on this cruise. ULTIMATE PACKAGE and ROYAL REFRESHMENT PACKAGE -NO fresh squeeze available on ship except if you went to the suites restaurant for breakfast -Only provide us with small ...
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Sail Date: December 2015

Cabin Type: Royal Family Suite

Traveled with children


Expensive, Chaotic, Huge Disappointment; not the RCCL I Know

Review for Rhapsody of the Seas to South America

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ThelmLou
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We decided over a year ago to spend our New Year’s with RCCL on the Rhapsody of the Seas in Brazil with New Year’s Eve in Rio De Janeiro. We were in Cabin 8525 and finally landed at table 444 for early 7:30 Seating. I must say that of the 87 cruises we have taken with various cruise lines over the years, this was amongst the worst overall cruise experiences we have encountered, allow me to ...
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Sail Date: December 2015

Cabin Type: Large Interior Stateroom


Very disappointing South American cruise.

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gill1511
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We were part of a group of 5 families (19 members). The trouble started right from the port for embarkation. There are no signs or persons that direct those with priority boarding to the proper areas; either at the long luggage drop off lines or the even longer documentation line. 3 hours later and we are passing through the final security screening to board the ship: half our party has cleared ...
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Sail Date: December 2015

Cabin Type: Junior Suite

Traveled with children


Worst Cruise Ever

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bigbobb
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We are experienced travellers and cruisers with about 25+ cruises. A large group of use got 10 balcony and junior suites for a cruise from 12/19/15-12/26/15 WORST EXPERIENCE CRUISING EVER! For starters, the cruise was almost double the price of Caribbean/European/Alaskan tours we have done in the past; Not included (nor mentioned by the cruise line) was almost $1600 per family of visas ...
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Sail Date: December 2015

Cabin Type: Superior Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


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