Way short of expectations. Over-hyped and undelivered!

Symphony of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 5

Overall rating:

2.4 out of 5
Symphony of the Seas

7 Night Eastern Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)

Sail date: November 02, 2019

Ship: Symphony of the Seas

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

We will probably never sail on the megaships again and certainly not for a cruise line birthday celebration!


4 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Bad dining room experience because we were seated next to a large group that would not control their yelling children and the staff would not suggest they do so.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Pools were OK. We are too old for most other things. Fitness center is good but they hound you to buy services.


1 out of 5
There were so many high rated loyalty members that ordinary people were excluded from most things.

Service and Staff

2 out of 5
Our room steward was wonderful. many others varied from average to rude.

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
Clean and well maintained.

Cabin / Stateroom

1 out of 5
Our boardwalk balcony cabin was near the back of the ship. When the aqua theater was in use it was so noisy we could not stand to be in our cabin.

Ship tip

Don't do it.

Ports of call

Miami, Florida Did not visit port

Not enough time in our travel plans.

Philipsburg, St. Maarten Did not visit port

Been there ... done that.

San Juan, Puerto Rico Did not visit port

Recently visited.

Cococay (Cruise Line's Private Island) Did not visit port

Too crowded and we are going there again soon.


4 out of 5
no problems
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