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Rhapsody of the Seas Cruise Review to Alaska - Inside Passage


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 6

Overall Rating:

5.0 out of 5
7 Night Alaska Sawyer Glacier (Seattle Roundtrip)
Sail Date: August 08, 2014
Ship: Rhapsody of the Seas
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Cabin Number: 3154
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 3 years ago

We had a wonderful time (first time cruisers) on our trip which also included another couple that are experienced cruisers.  Ship was easy to navigate.  Food was excellent.  Stateroom well taken care of twice a day. We even had ice delivered 2 times a day for wine we had delivered to our room and hadn't opened. All staff were very helpful and willing to assist us at any time.  We choose My Time Dining and had a wonderful waiter, assistant waiter and head waiter.  Maitre'd worked very hard to be sure we were seated promptly and that our table was ready. Service was always first rate and we were pleased that each night we received hot rolls from the oven to enjoy as we decided on our choice of meal. Good variety of choices.  We would recommend this cruise line and this ship to anyone.  Had a wonderful duo for entertainment called the Rosario Duo (violin and guitar) playing at various times in various places on the ship.  Truly amazing talent.  Wonderful choice for first cruise and will use Royal Caribbean lines again.  Highly recommend.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Lots of choices to partake of whether in My Time Dining or Cafe or Windjammer.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
We did not participate in any on board activities. Walked, shopped visited with friends on teh cruise.

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Roasrio Duo fantastic. Acrobats very good. Stanley trio enjoyable to listen to.

Children's Programs

N/A

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Roland (waiter), Caeser (Assistant waiter), Rubi (stateroom attendent), all staff in Edelweiss restuarant deck 5.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
well maintained, ease in finding way

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Clean, and nicely maintained by attendent who was very friendly and helpful.

Ship Tip

Super friendly staff. Wasn't sure what to expect as first time cruisers. We enjoyed it all. Lots to take in and see. Relax and enjoy the trip. Enjoy not having to unpack your things every few days and be at home. Be prepared to be waited on and enjoy it.

Seattle, Washington Did not visit port

N/A Didn't spend time in Seattle
5 out of 5
We had fog a lot of the time, but trip was enjoyable.
5 out of 5
Fun stop. Enjoyed whale watching shore trip. Knowledgable crew on trip. Saw a few orcas and lots of fins.
5 out of 5
Ride up the mountain was provided by a well versed young man. Very enjoyable. Train ride down the mountain was wonderful. Great view and scenery.
5 out of 5
Ships Captain provided a 360 view of glacier so no matter where we were on ship we saw glacier. Amazing shades of blue in the glacier.
5 out of 5
Took taxi to and from B.C. City is very touristry and quaint. Lots of beautiful flowers everywhere.
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