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Harmony of the Seas Cruise Review

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 10

Overall rating:

4.4 out of 5
Harmony of the Seas

7 Night Eastern Caribbean (Port Canaveral Roundtrip)

Sail date: December 15, 2019

Ship: Harmony of the Seas

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 8182

Traveled as: Family (older children)

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

Had a great time. Love RCCL Already booked again!!

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Check in online and download a picture ahead of time and check in takes minutes!!

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Great dinners in Main Dining. Always found something we liked. Staff was attentive and the bar waiter Gypsy was the absolute best ever. Kept up with our refreshment package drinks and CAC preloaded drinks every night

Chops Grille

3 out of 5

We actual found the surf and turf that we ordered in the main dining room prepared better and enjoyed better. Would not do Chops again

Giovanni's Table

5 out of 5

Jamie’s lunch was incredible. A must do. The cost of dinner here not worth the charge when the lunch menu is identical except for the lamb chops. We will definitely do lunch again

Sabor

5 out of 5

Took the guacamole making class and had a phenomenal lunch after. Everyone agreed it was the best guacamole ever!!

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Pools were great. Having multiple pools helped with congestion. Not really the active traveler so didn’t try rock climbing etc.

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Grease was outstanding. Saw it twice because once was not enough. Didn’t care for Columbus...left 5 minutes in. The ice show was fantastic. The aqua show was rescheduled twice because of weather and didn’t get to see it because of another show that was offered at same time. Comic Romano was great, the other one not so much.

Service and Staff

1 out of 5
The overall staff experience was amazing except for the policy of RCCL to run constant preauthorizations to accounts that are not cash funded. Used my debit card and by day 5 I had holds on funds that totaled $500 MORE than my current bill. And the holds don’t drop off for 7-10 days. Was unable to use my bank card for rental car and hotel stay post cruise because the funds were tied up with all these preauthorizations that exceeded actual spending. Very poor policy and could not get anyone onboard who could release the holds and just run the actual charges

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Love Central Park. Such a unique experience

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Roomy. Good layout. Plenty of closet spaces. Wish bathrooms were bigger

Ship tip

Do not use debit or prepaid card for account because the preauthorizations and holds will tie up funds for 7-10 days.

Ports of call

San Juan, Puerto Rico

5 out of 5

Philipsburg, St. Maarten

5 out of 5

Disembarkation

4 out of 5
Had a traveler without a passport and it took longer with birth certificate and photo ID
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