Rhapsody has just gotten out of the dry-dock for refurbishment. Here are some new looks:
Windjammer, which now has a spacious market place concept: it is modern, up to date and light. Lots of space all around. it looks
great, Carving Station was added, it has been very popular especially in the mornings for freshly cooked omelettes, eggs, etc.
Fabulous bedding in all staterooms: luxurious, beautiful white linens, new pillows, duvets and thick new mattresses
New phones in all staterooms (you can now leave messages)
Suites and outside staterooms on decks 7 & 8 have been refurbished in beautiful shades of green (soft refurbishment: chairs, sofa beds,
headboards, ottoman, vanity chairs). replacing all carpets in these staterooms will be done soon.
New carpet & upholstery in the theater
Pool deck: fabulous new tiles in bright blue and seagreen colors, looking fresh and wonderful
Pool deck: new dance floor and poolside. New turf. (Bollidt replacement will be taken care of later this year)
Casino new carpet. Chairs to be upholstered later this year. 19 Slot machines were removed and bases were prepared for Asian season (when more tables will be added ).
Marble & wooden floors in all areas polished and/or varnished (shops, Ben & Jerry's, Moonlight Bay, Shall we Dance, Photo gallery, Champagne Bar, Schooner Bar, theater entrance, Casino, Viking Crown Lounge, Solarium,
Pool bar, Windjammer entrances, Centrum areas)
Water fountain in Centrum was repaired & marble polished
2 Flat screen Plasma TV's added to the Moonlight Bay Lounge (for Karaoke!)
Viking Crown Lounge: new carpet, floors sanded & varnished, upgraded sound system.
Various staterooms (only replacement of broken/damaged ones) around the
ship are receiving new sinks, walls, bathroom floors, mirrors: this is a
work in progress, it is still ongoing.
Dining Room: deep cleaned carpet, furniture and curtains. All waiter sidestands received new tiles. All previous dark grey areas were painted in to a much lighter color. (Most likely dining room carpet will be
replaced later this year)