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Rhapsody of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

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

Overall rating:

4.8 out of 5
Rhapsody of the Seas

7 Night Western Caribbean (Tampa Roundtrip)

Sail date: April 13, 2019

Ship: Rhapsody of the Seas

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: 4311

Traveled as: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

The four of us had an excellent time. Eddy and Mahen from the Schooner bar, Anton our Stateroom attendant, Navin our dining room server, Gemma, Michael and Diego from the cruise directors staff made the trip unforgettable.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Swift and easy

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Main dining was excellence everyday. Did not use any of the specialty dining. Buffet was huge, selection was overwhelming and fresh.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Poolside party, trivia nightly, karaoke almost nightly, various other activities were all very fun.

Entertainment

Did not attend any stage shows. There were too many other things to do.

Children's Programs

No children traveling with us.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Cruise directors staff made everything very entertaining. Room attendant was always available. Bar service was excellent. Bartenders remembered our names and drinks after the second one.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Quickly memorized the layout to get around easily. Everything was very clean. You had to hold down your plates and glasses or they would clean them up so quickly you’d have to start fresh.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
We had quad configuration with 4 bunk beds. It was right at times but mostly only when dressing for dinner. Only spent about 5-6 hours a day sleeping in it and the beds were plenty large and quite comfortable.

Ship tip

Plan your day. Carry the daily compass newsletter and try to take in as much as you can.

Ports of call

Tampa, Florida

5 out of 5
Self tour Ybor City has great nightlife.

Key West, Florida

5 out of 5
Self tour to doubters most point of the continental US on foot. Long line to get your photo with the monument.

Cozumel, Mexico

5 out of 5
Beach break excursion booked through the ship, included food and drinks, transportation and beach chairs/umbrellas. Water was beautiful.

Belize City, Belize

2 out of 5
Everything outside the port area was very sketchy. A local man turned us around and told us not to go any further into the ghettos.

Costa Maya (Mahahual), Mexico

5 out of 5
Self tour to lighthouse beach bar. $8 taxi. Food and drinks were very cheap, table and beach chairs provided. Nice sand beach. Lots of people but not too crowded.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Fast and easy. Do the self-assist to avoid the wait for luggage on the carousel.

Traveler Photos

Pool deck Sunset Costa Maya sign Belize sign Panorama of ship Side of ship Pool deck Back of ship Front of ship Cozumel sign
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