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Rhapsody of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 18

Overall rating:

4.3 out of 5
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Rhapsody of the Seas

7 Night Western Caribbean (Tampa Roundtrip)

Sail date: December 21, 2019

Ship: Rhapsody of the Seas

Cabin number: 8520

Traveled as: Family (older children)

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

RC is never luxurious, but you get more than what you pay for. Comfortable, very decent service, lots to do. Entertainment is always hit or miss, with this cruise mostly misses. Staff is always helpful.


5 out of 5
we were in a suite. Less than 20 minutes.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
They are getting better.

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5
Fitness canter too small. Trivia hosts not qualified. The usual...


3 out of 5
One magic act was good. The rest was mediocre.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Staff always shines with RC.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Family suite, 2 bedroom. If you're lucky enough to book it, you will be very happy.

Ship tip

Don't expect perfection, relax and enjoy yourself. RC is generally worth it.

Ports of call

Tampa, Florida

2 out of 5
It's just Tampa.

Key West, Florida Did not visit port

Could not dock due to rough weather.

George Town, Grand Cayman

4 out of 5
We were at an alternative port and missed our excursion. George Town was nice.

Cozumel, Mexico

5 out of 5
Took an island excursion and covered a lot of ground.

Costa Maya (Mahahual), Mexico

5 out of 5
Went to Dzibanche ruins----really great.


5 out of 5
Priority due to cabin grade. Easy.
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