Been on the Oasis and the Symphony and so far, the Harmony is not the better of the three. The sport pool is in dire need of paint and the event hosts are less than enthusiastic about their jobs than most that I have seen my past experiences.

Harmony of the Seas Cruise Review

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 20
Helpful Votes: 185

Overall rating:

3.8 out of 5
Harmony of the Seas

7 Night Eastern Caribbean (Port Canaveral Roundtrip)

Sail date: October 06, 2019

Ship: Harmony of the Seas

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: 8543

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

It was not the best itinerary I've been on. Not a fan of 3 sea days for such a short distance between ports. They could have added perfect day at coco cay. Not the best of the Oasis class ships (haven't been on the Allure). I thought the cruise ship events were unorganized and sub par in terms of coordinating scheduling and managed. The events coordinators are less that enthusiastic most times. Lots of technical difficulties at more than one event. Low quality equipment (such as pool volley ball and net). Quest was by far the best event of the cruise. Must see. Casino was the worst in terms of quality games and low ratio pay outs. Never seen such a low turn out of players on tables and on lousy machines. Cash out machines or if order last night of the cruise so every one had to go to the slow cashier cage. Bartenders in the casino were the slowest and unfriendliest people I've seen on a cruise. The tvs for football games were great though around the bar area.

Embarkation

4 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
So far the food had been pretty good. Windjammer is better than the main dining room in terms of service and food quality. Main dining servers slow and made lots of order mistakes.

Onboard Activities

2 out of 5
People running the events should be more enthusiastic about getting the passengers involved and excited about the events even if it is just adult mini golf competition. And show up on time. By the end of the cruise people should be familiar with at least some of the cruise event staff. I felt there presence was minimal. The music on the pool deck, the few times it was available, should have been played between band breaks.

Zipline

1 out of 5

Lame

Royal Promenade

2 out of 5

Entertainment here was Amateur

Main Pool

1 out of 5

Paint peeling in sports pool

Harmony Dunes

1 out of 5

Terrible lay out and equipment. Coordinator for the commotion was late and acted like he didn't care.

Casino Royale

1 out of 5

The worst of all 17 cruises I've been on

Sports Pool

2 out of 5

The coolly ball and net looks like they came out of a good will box. Get some new equipment

Entertainment

3 out of 5

Jazz on 4

1 out of 5

Lame

Royal Theater

5 out of 5

Very nice. Grease was a great venue

Solarium

1 out of 5

Lame. Needs a pool

Central Park

5 out of 5

Great acoustic player and romantic area

Comedy Club

3 out of 5

1st guy was by far the funniest. And do a better job announcing the venue changes.

Service and Staff

3 out of 5

Ship Quality

4 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5

Ship tip

Lower your expectations on this Oasis class ship. The others are better. The cruise director was not the best and a bit quirky. He did something at the love and marriage show that I felt could have been offensive to some.

Ports of call

San Juan, Puerto Rico

5 out of 5

Port Canaveral, Florida

4 out of 5

Philipsburg, St. Maarten

5 out of 5

Labadee (Cruise Line Private Island)

5 out of 5

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
The best and fastest time ever to get off the ship.

Traveler Photos

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