Rhapsody of the Seas Cruise Review to Alaska - Inside Passage

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2-3 cruises


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3 out of 5

Cruise to new lands!

Sail Date: June 10, 2011

Reviewed: 6 years ago

Traveled As: Family (older children)

Room Type: Inside

Only two restaurants and an out dated room that made us sneeze every time we entered it. The bathroom smelled like a sewer no matter how much it was cleaned. I also did not like how we were told how much to tip in the end and had no idea that we were expected to do so in the beginning. We were responsible for tipping for 4 adults as we had our two adult children with us in a separate room. Needless to say it cost a lot more than we had budgeted for in the beginning. Almost 10 dollars per person per day.......we had to come up with 280 dollars that we did not know about from the start. I would rather this be included from the get go so there are no surprises in the end. The ship was 18 years old and is just now being pulled out of commission to add two new restaurants. I only went with this ship as it is the only one that stayed in Victoria for almost the whole day. Would rethink it next time and pick a newer ship for sure.

Pros: Glaciers

Cons: our room.......made us sneeze every time we entered it.

Recommends Rhapsody of the Seas? No.

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Victoria, British Columbia
The Butchart Gardens are a must. We again needed more time. Would have gone to the earlier drop off and just taken the later bus back.
Juneau, Alaska
The glacier and waterfall was amazing. But there is never enough time to see it all. Excursions are too short. We missed our bus going back and got lucky and took another.
Skagway, Alaska
Loved the train ride......but others hated it. We got lucky and had the announcer in our car.

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