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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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 User Reviews

  • Name Age # of Cruises Desitination
  • Adrian A. 36 1 Western Caribbean

    First of all, let me say that I HIGHLY recommend a cruise as a desirable vacation. Everything was absolutely awesome and we had a blast! We got to Galveston Island, Texas on Saturday the 4th...read more

    1 users found this review helpful.
  • Gail Macewich 45 20 Western Caribbean

    The check in for the ship was very smooth and efficient. There were no lines and check in took only a few minutes. That was the good part. The departure was a nightmare. This was the 436th...read more

    1 users found this review helpful.
  • Amy Beasley 28 5 Western Caribbean

    I will begin by saying that I would definitely recommend this cruise ship and itinerary. I would also start by saying that my husband and I took our 4 kids on the Grand Princess (Princess...read more

    9 users found this review helpful.
  • Elena 39 1 Western Caribbean

    This was our first cruise. We were at sea for the first two days and I had a hard time getting acclimated. Only after I got home someone told me to go out on the deck and look at the horizon...read more

  • Jodee 23 1 Western Caribbean

    This was my first cruise. I chose this cruise after researching different cruise lines and looking at reviews on Cruise Critic and CruiseReviews. I then looked at pricing on the different...read more

    9 users found this review helpful.
  • Stephanie Wright 35 1 Western Caribbean

    To sum up RCL, I would have to say that the food is reasonably good, the staff is good, the organization is TERRIBLE. Embarking was easy. We were to sail at 5:00. We showed up at 1:30 and...read more

    1 users found this review helpful.
  • Bob n/a Western Caribbean

    This was the Thanksgiving cruise and we had a great time. Heard a few folks complain about the number of kids on board (out of 2000+ passengers, there were over 600 kids), but what do you...read more

  • Bob 45 5 Western Caribbean

    Overall, my family and I had a fantastic cruise. Unfortunately, Mother Nature was not on our side, but you can't blame Royal Caribbean for that. I heard several folks complain about the number...read more

    1 users found this review helpful.
  • Kerry 33 4 Western Caribbean

    My first 3 cruises were with Carnival...the way my parents were always raving about RC convinced me to give it a try. EZ Cruise was great, took all our luggage and was much cheaper than...read more

  • Charles 34 1 Western Caribbean

    This was our first cruise and we had heard so many different stories about cruises in general. Some of the stories were great and some pretty horrible. First we had set up our ship board...read more

    3 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