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 Rhapsody of the Seas

The first in RCI's third and last pair of Vision-class vessels, Rhapsody of the Seas was launched by Royal Caribbean in 1997. She sails to the Western Caribbean out of Galveston, New Orleans and Tampa, year-round.

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Family Friendly
Shore Excursions

 User Reviews

  • Name Age # of Cruises Desitination
  • Isabelle norvil 68 1 Greek isles

    I would like to thank all the guest services staff, and specifically C. Silva, D. Laguna, E. Abreu de Souza for being very helpful and attentive to our needs after having missed the boarding more

  • Sherry Gilson 68 5 Alaska

    This cruise exceeded my expectations. I was not excited about being on a ship with 1800 people (we prefer smaller ships), but we took our daughter, son-in-law and 10 year old grandson and it more

    15 users found this review helpful.
  • Ian Derbyshire 46 7 Alaska Inside Passage

    This cruise was very good - our best ever. We have sailed with Royal Caribbean 6 times now, but this is our last. I would gladly recommend the ship, the itinerary, the staff, the food - but more

    39 users found this review helpful.
  • Jacquie 41 2 Alaska

    This was a gorgeous cruise, with overwhelming scenery every day (best seen from the Viking Lounge on deck 11). The food is wonderful, and the crew go out of their way to make you feel more

    19 users found this review helpful.
  • Julie 56 1 Soyth Pacific

    Exceeded my expectations in all respects - totally wonderful. Beautiful ship. Excellent crew and staff who couldnt do enough to help. Boarding was rather lengthy, and due to more

    37 users found this review helpful.
  • Jason Griffiths 39 1 South Pacific

    As a first time cruiser I was hesitant about cruising instead of going on a 'normal' holiday to a specific location. We used this as a family Xmas for the whole family to get together(3 families) more

    75 users found this review helpful.
  • Rodger Andrews 74 3 Pacific islands

    This was a Christmas Cruise to New Calednia and Pacific Islands. A cruise very suitable to those wishing to snorkel and swim in the clear waters. Not a lot in the form of shore excursions but more

    20 users found this review helpful.
  • Alec waugh 61 12 Honolulu to Auckland

    Rhapsody of the Seas-Hawaii to Auckland September 21-October 6, 2011. 7 nights pre cruise Hawaii Flew Auckland to Hawaii on Air New Zealand, Pacific Economy class. A 9 hour flight, more

    45 users found this review helpful.
  • ED 69 10 Alaska

    This is second cruise to Alaska and Rhapsody of the Seas, even though not a young ship, is in excellent condition. Her crew is very professional and the hotel staff, dining room staff, cooks, more

    64 users found this review helpful.
  • Terry 49 1 Alaska

    As a first time cruiser I had no expectations and was blown away by the personal service given by every worker on the ship. There was plenty to do and see. Just fantastic! The whole more

    36 users found this review helpful.
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Ship Summary
  • Operator:Royal Caribbean Int.
  • Capacity (double occupancy):2000
  • Builder:Chantiers de l'Atlantique
  • Full Capacity:2435
  • Inaugurated:1997
  • Space Ratio:39.2 / 32.2
  • Gross Tonnage:78,491gt
  • Crew:770
  • Length:915 ft. / 279 m