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Rhapsody of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 22

Overall rating:

3.3 out of 5
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Rhapsody of the Seas

7 Night Western Caribbean (Tampa Roundtrip)

Sail date: December 10, 2017

Ship: Rhapsody of the Seas

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: 2101

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

Stop the damn smoking on board...and hire more friendly waiters...

Embarkation

4 out of 5
It was fine, a bit different than other cruise ships I've been on, but fine, I did have a stuffy waiter for the dinner time in the Edivice dining room, he just did not to me seem like a good waiter, very straight, very sterile and had no sense of humor at all, and I seen other waiters laughing and being loose at other tables, his name was Lenard, a Phillipian, and does not possess the ability to make one feel at home as a waiter should, the other waiter was fine, Marko, just a bit shy and not engaging, but always smiling and asking you to help. I also did not like the way the photo store would not bargain with you, all other ships I have been on at least give you the chance to buy the photos already printed for a discount, but those retail persons would not budge at all on price, which was pricey compared to other cruise lines, they held great deals in the jewelry store and had tee shirts marked down low, but they won't give a deal on photos already printed and going to be throw away anyway, not cool, and I really tried to talk them down and give me a bargain, but no and a hateful sort of no too, like I was bothering them, the guest services were great however and very nice and helpful, I hated the fact that you had to walk right through the smoking area of the casino to get to the theater, my god royal, it is 2018 almost, give up the god damn smoking on board, let those stinking dumb smokin asses walk outside, very stupid policy, so for these reasons I will never book another cruise with Royal Caribbean again, just the smoking on board turned me off, much less we had to walk through that crap to see any show at the main theater, give it a friggin rest already, and tell Lenard that he belongs in housekeeping and not waiting tables, he does not possess the light vibe needed to make your guests feel relaxed and all good, hire the right people guys....

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
some food great, other lacking, but most was good to great

Onboard Activities

2 out of 5
most activities sucked as most cruise ships, but the rock wall was cool

Entertainment

2 out of 5
like most other cruise ships, lacking

Children's Programs

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
Guest desk was the best

Ship Quality

2 out of 5
Smells of shit wafted through the air both outside as most cruise ships, but this smell would invade the main centrum area on certain days when the wind was blowing in from the outside, not good as the centrum is the heart of the ship.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Like most cruise ships, adequate

Ship tip

learn to deal with smoking in the casino and one the way to the theater, be prepared to smell feces and sewer gases in the centrum near the main dining room on certain windy days.

Ports of call

Tampa, Florida

4 out of 5
Ugly port but it is a utilitarian port, and those ports are ugly as hell

Key West, Florida

3 out of 5
Key west is key west.....

Cozumel, Mexico

5 out of 5
Always love this port and city, very modern and tons to do, cheap seen a mayan city, Tulum

Belize City, Belize

4 out of 5
Port was good but the city was sketchy with some parts being like Jamaica. seen a mayan city, Xuanatunich

Costa Maya (Mahahual), Mexico

4 out of 5
Yes, cool port area but the beach two miles south was a pit of vendors bugging you like a third world country. seen a mayan city,

Disembarkation

4 out of 5
good, they let us go super early
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