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Harmony of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 5
Helpful Votes: 21

Overall rating:

3.4 out of 5
Harmony of the Seas

7 Night Western Caribbean (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)

Sail date: May 19, 2018

Ship: Harmony of the Seas

Cabin type: Suite

Cabin number: 12650

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

We had a great time, not because of the cruise line - that was adequate - because of people we met on the ship. They were in the suite area and we had many laughs with them at the Chef's table. Even the Chef's Table was limited. There was a personal element that was missing. It's the third mega ship I've been on - Allure, Oasis and Harmony - Allure was just amazing, never felt lost - Oasis slightly lost - this one - lost!

Embarkation

5 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5

Rising Tide Bar

1 out of 5

Small - what happened to the size on Allure and Oasis?

Chops Grille

3 out of 5

This is so inconsistent - I have been to every chops grille on every RCCL cruise I've taken and there's no common thread. I must say, when they get it right, it's great (but know - it's not the norm) - this time I selected the lamb, it was ok - but the seasoning was lacking, in fact none. The noise level can be deafening and we had to move three times to flee from a screaming 1 year old, a woman who was deaf and had to shout across her table (not necessary). Disappointing.

150 Central Park

5 out of 5

Excellent restaurant. Service exceptional. We had the beef for 2 and the cut of meat was great, tender, flavorful and surprisingly very home/grill like.

Coastal Kitchen

5 out of 5

This is a perfect place, although more staff is needed.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5

Suite Sun Deck

5 out of 5

This is perfect, unlike Anthem, this one has a full bar, shade, cabanas, and much more. - even it's own jaccuzzi.

Entertainment

3 out of 5

Carousel

5 out of 5

How could you hate a carousel? It was fun.

On Air Club

1 out of 5

OVER CROWEDED

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5

Ship tip

Be prepared for a lot of people, it may have been the time of the year but we were overwhelmed with people.

Ports of call

Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida

3 out of 5

Labadee (Cruise Line Private Island)

4 out of 5

Falmouth, Jamaica

1 out of 5

Cozumel, Mexico

1 out of 5
Did not do an excursion, Cozumel is overdone - as an avid cruiser I've been there almost every W Caribbean cruise taken.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
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