Service was wonderful, food was not.

Rhapsody of the Seas Cruise Review to Alaska - Inside Passage


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

3.0 out of 5
7 Night Alaska Sawyer Glacier (Seattle Roundtrip)
Sail Date: August 08, 2014
Ship: Rhapsody of the Seas
Cabin Type: Inside
Traveled As: Family (young children)
Reviewed: 3 years ago

This was our first cruise, so I didn't know what to expect.  The room was lovely and fairly spacious and the service was wonderful.  The servers at the restaurants were extremely accommodating and pleasant.  The Windjammer serves thousands of meals a day which boggles my mind, but, since you asked..................even though there were many options, I had a terrible time finding anything that looked/sounded appealing.  I tried some of the dishes and didn't eat more than a few bites.  Many of the dishes were foreign to me and the descriptions weren't helpful.  Is seems like food that I thought that I was familiar with, such as a simple carrot salad, was nothing like any carrot salad that I have ever had and was seasoned strangely......The deli had nice turkey and ham salad, and the bacon, eggs, muffins, etc were good...........One issue was that during the cruise, start to finish, the areas where you got your ice, juice, etc either had an ice machine that didn't work and a drink fountain that did or vise versa so you would get your drink at one location and add ice at another.  They started adding a tub of ice at the locations where the ice machine was not working, which was not sanitary, so I don't know how many people used them.......

I hope this is helpful.  I am just giving my opinion..

Thanks for asking...........Sherry

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Didn't care for most of the food as I wrote in my comments.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Somewhat limited

Entertainment

3 out of 5
Some of the comedy/magic act could have been a little more child friendly

Children's Programs

3 out of 5
They enjoyed camps, would have enjoyed more activites.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Marianne took care of our room and was wonderful. Elmer was wonderful as a server.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Very clean and current

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
5 out of 5
3 out of 5
Tourist traps
3 out of 5
Tourist traps, but not as bad as Juneau
5 out of 5
Lovely
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