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Tampa to the Transatlantic Royal Caribbean Rhapsody of the Seas Cruise Reviews

3.5 / 5.0
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1472 reviews
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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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1-10 of 24 Tampa to the Transatlantic Royal Caribbean Rhapsody of the Seas Cruise Reviews


A tale of two cruises

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COLGATE
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We recently booked a back to back cruise on Rhapsody of the Seas. The first segment was transatlantic, Tampa FL to Barcelona. The second from Barcelona to Venice. In fact, these were really two separate cruises. Segment 1 - The Tampa-Barcelona leg of the cruise started out extremely well. Boarding in Tampa was a breeze and we were on board and having lunch in no time. The sea days were very ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Overall a wonderful cruise, but with a few complaints

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cartervan
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

This was our first cruise on Royal Caribbean--having been on Holland America (3-star Mariners), NCL, Celebrity and Carnival. We liked the itinerary and the timing was right for us. We booked 21 nights which was sold as part of a package, but turned out to be basically two cruises, back to back: A TransAtlantic out of Tampa, and then a week in the Mediterranean ending up in Venice. Another recent ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Trans-Atlantic

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brockman54
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

This was our first trans-Atlantic cruise so we were very excited and a little nervous. We enjoyed every minute of the trip! The staff was attentive and very friendly. The food was way above average. The fellow passengers were lovely people. And most important, the seas were calm throughout the journey! As vast majority of our fellow travelers were seasoned cruisers and I heard that about 80% had ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Interior


Relaxing, Fun times for 2 weeks!

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Beango
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We like transatlantic cruises. This was one of the finest. We made new friends, and fully relaxed with the activities provided. We especially enjoyed Charlotte and her watercolor classes, and the lectures on medicine. Cigar/cigarette smoke is highly offensive to me, and gives me migraines, and yet the casino was one of the freshest we ever experienced, as we occasionally passed through it. I did ...
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Sail Date: May 2018

Cabin Type: Junior Suite


Pros and Cons: A Comparison

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Grigory
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

This was my first voyage on Rhapsody of the Seas and my first on Royal Caribbean. As someone who has sailed fairly extensively on Holland America Lines (HAL), this is my point of comparison. The positive aspects of Rhapsody of the Seas on this transatlantic crossing to Barcelona were the friendly, competent level of service and the food. The lunch buffet choices and quality were actually better ...
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Sail Date: May 2018


Relaxing

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aod61
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We did the trans Atlantic crossing. the ship was quite, not a lot of children on it maybe because it was a 14 night cruise and not school holidays in the USA. Meet some fantastic people on this cruise. the staff were wonderful and helpful in many ways. We are diamond member with crown and anchor, so spend some time in the diamond lounge, JJ was a very good host and a very pleasant lady. the ship ...
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Sail Date: May 2018

Cabin Type: Interior


I lost weight on this cruise!

Review for Rhapsody of the Seas to Transatlantic

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TikiEileen
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

I decided to go on another transatlantic cruise with Royal Caribbean because I had such a great time on the 2017 transatlantic cruise on the Brilliance of the Sea. This year I decided to take the Rhapsody of the Seas from Tampa to Barcelona. The ship is probably about 20 years old and could use a make-over but even though it's a little dated it is clean and a very nice ship. The cruise ...
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Sail Date: May 2018

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Our worse cruise ever!

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SLATER12
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

This cruise was booked as part of our package holiday through Cruise 1st. The ship desperately needs refurbishment all round! When we sat having breakfast or lunch in the Windjammer, there was pools of water on some of the window sills that never seemed to be dealt with. Most of the food was inedible either in the windjammer or main dining. At the evening sitting. our service was very ...
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Sail Date: May 2018

Cabin Type: Spacious Ocean View Balcony


Excellent outstanding service and staff

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Jwix
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

We chose this cruise because it provided a way to get to Europe fairly economically when you consider all room and board and good food and entertainment and excellent childcare and programs included! We got to see many beautiful places on our cruise and had the option of taking paid for excursions or venturing out on our own. Excellent staff and service! We didn't want for anything! All of ...
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Sail Date: May 2018

Cabin Type: Interior

Traveled with children


5 weeks of heaven

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food snob
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We choose this for the various ports of call being offered each week staring with the transatlantic sailing through the 5/27 sailing. Our first cabin was a balcony, 7142, for the first 2 weeks which was fine. No complaints at all. We had smooth sailing across the Atlantic. We moved to a large outside for the next 3 sailings because we figured we wouldn't be out on the balcony often due to ...
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Sail Date: May 2017

Cabin Type: Panoramic Ocean View Stateroom


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