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Rhapsody of the Seas

Rhapsody of the Seas

About Rhapsody of the Seas

Royal Caribbean's beautiful Rhapsody of the Seas is a wonderful ship, featuring signature onboard innovations that will thrill your entire family. Fun activities, exceptional entertainment, kids programs, comfortable staterooms and many diverse dining options, await you on your cruise vacation.

Guests who prefer a more active experience can take on the rock climbing wall with its astonishing views or do laps on the jogging track. While at sea, spend the day relaxing at one of the swimming pools including the adults-only Solarium or whirlpools. Maintain your workout regimen at the state-of-the-art fitness center followed by a relaxing massage, body wrap or other rejuvenating treatments in the VitalitySM Spa.

The Rhapsody of the Seas has a variety of accommodations to suit everyone's needs. After an exciting day onboard or ashore, retreat to your comfortable stateroom. Enjoy coffee on the balcony as you watch the sun set. Family staterooms and adjoining cabins are perfect to keep the kids close, interior and oceanview cabins are spacious and well appointed while the sumptuous suites allow you to nestle in to the lap of luxury.

For a quick bite to eat you can stop by the Windjammer Café and the Park Café among others. Grab a cup of Seattle's Best Coffee® at Café Latté-tudes or a scoop at Ben & Jerry's® Ice Cream. Enjoy the elegant ambiance and varied menu in the main dining room. For an intimate fine dining experience savor a number of gourmet dining choices including Chops Grille, Royal Caribbean's signature steakhouse. Izumi features enticing Asian-fusion dishes and sushi. For a once in a lifetime experience make reservations at Chef's Table to savor a five course gourmet menu, paired with wine.

Entertainment onboard the Rhapsody of the Seas offers something for everyone. The kids will love the Adventure Ocean Youth Program and the teenagers in your family will enjoy hanging out in the teen only areas. Games, contests and more are ideal for that treasured family time. Take in a Broadway-style show at the Main Theater and try your luck at the expansive Vegas-style Casino Royale. Pick up the perfect souvenirs at the duty-free shops offering a wide selection of name brand items from jewelry and accessories to logo items and more. Rock to the priceless 1960s vibe in the R Bar. With 8 bars, clubs and lounges, including the signature Viking Crown Lounge, there is always somewhere to relax and have fun.

From the onboard activities to the great dining options and nightlife the Rhapsody of the Seas will deliver a family vacation that cherished memories are made of.

Rhapsody of the Seas offers a wide variety of cruises to such beautiful worldwide destinations as the Caribbean, Transatlantic and Repositioning cruises, the Mediterranean, Greece, Turkey and Black Sea voyages.

Rhapsody of the Seas

Star Rating 3.4
Attire Casual
Crew Size 765
Crew Nationality International
Regular Capacity 2040
Total Capacity 2805
Registry Bahamas
Year Built 1997
Year Refurbished 2012
Beam 105.6
Draft 25
Length 915.35 ft
Tonnage 78,491
Passenger Space Ratio 39.2
Speed 22
Tipping (p/p per day) up to USD 19 per passenger/day
Beauty Salon Yes
Spa 1
Casino Yes
110 Electricity Yes
Pools (Outside) 1
Pools (Inside) 1
Jacuzzi 6
Laundry Yes
Suites 98
Verandas 136
Cabins inside 407
Cabins outside 379
Wheelchair Cabins 14
Elevators 9
Ship Type Vision Class
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1B

Spacious Ocean View Balcony

Immerse yourself in a gorgeous view for a memorable vacation. Ocean view, Room with bed, vanity and sitting area with sofa & One bathroom. Spacious Ocean View Balcony Accessible: Immerse yourself in a gorgeous view for a memorable vacation.( Up to 4 guests ),Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed,One double sofa bed, Stateroom: 275 sq. ft. Balcony: 58 sq. ft.

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1K

Ultra Spacious Ocean View

Have a spectacular view in an immense space with family. Ocean view, Room with bed, vanity and sitting area with sofa & One bathroom.

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1M

Spacious Ocean View

Have a spectacular view for a memorable vacation.

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1N

Ocean View

Gaze into the beautiful views from your cozy room. Ocean view, Some staterooms have two portholes instead of a window, Room with bed, vanity and sitting area with sofa & One bathroom.

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1V

Interior

Enjoy your vacation in the perfect space. Room with bed, vanity and sitting area with sofa & One bathroom.

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2B

Spacious Ocean View Balcony

Immerse yourself in a gorgeous view for a memorable vacation. Ocean view, Room with bed, vanity and sitting area with sofa & One bathroom.

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2N

Ocean View

Gaze into the beautiful views from your cozy room. Ocean view, Some staterooms have two portholes instead of a window, Room with bed, vanity and sitting area with sofa & One bathroom. Spacious Ocean View Accessible: Gaze into the beautiful views from your cozy room. ( Up to 4 guests ),Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed,One double sofa bed in staterooms with up to 4 guests, Stateroom: 255 sq. ft.

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2V

Interior

Enjoy your vacation in the perfect space. Room with bed, vanity and sitting area with sofa & One bathroom.

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3B

Spacious Ocean View Balcony

Immerse yourself in a gorgeous view for a memorable vacation. Ocean view, Room with bed, vanity and sitting area with sofa & One bathroom.

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3N

Ocean View

Gaze into the beautiful views from your cozy room. Ocean view, Some staterooms have two portholes instead of a window, Room with bed, vanity and sitting area with sofa & One bathroom. Spacious Ocean View Accessible: Gaze into the beautiful views from your cozy room. ( Up to 4 guests ),Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed,One double sofa bed in staterooms with up to 4 guests, Stateroom: 255 sq. ft.

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3V

Interior

Enjoy your vacation in the perfect space. Room with bed, vanity and sitting area with sofa & One bathroom.

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4B

Spacious Ocean View Balcony

Immerse yourself in a gorgeous view for a memorable vacation. Ocean view, Room with bed, vanity and sitting area with sofa & One bathroom.

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4V

Interior

Enjoy your vacation in the perfect space. Room with bed, vanity and sitting area with sofa & One bathroom. Interior Accessible: Enjoy your vacation in the perfect space. (Up to 2 guests),Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed, Stateroom: 146 sq. ft.

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6N

Ocean View

Gaze into the beautiful views from your cozy room. Ocean view, Some staterooms have two portholes instead of a window, Room with bed, vanity and sitting area with sofa & One bathroom.

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6V

Interior

Enjoy your vacation in the perfect space. Room with bed, vanity and sitting area with sofa & One bathroom.

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GS

Grand Suite - 1 Bedroom

Enjoy a comfortable suite and the extra perks. Ocean view, Room with bed, vanity and sitting area with sofa, One bathroom with tub and double.

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GT

Grand Suite - 2 Bedrooms

Indulge in a comfortable suite and enjoy the extra perks. Ocean view, Two bedrooms, Living area, Private balcony with outdoor dining and seating area, Two bathrooms (master bathroom with tub).Indulge in a comfortable suite and enjoy the extra perks. Ocean view, Two bedrooms, Living area, Private balcony with outdoor dining and seating area, Two bathrooms (master bathroom with tub).

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J3

Junior Suite

An incredible intimate suite with a great view. Ocean view, Room with bed, vanity and sitting area with sofa & One bathroom with tub.Accessible-An incredible intimate suite with a great view. (Up to 4 guests),Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed,One double sofa bed in staterooms with up to 4 guests,Stateroom: 287 sq. ft.,Balcony: 64 sq. ft.

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J4

Junior Suite

An incredible intimate suite with a great view. Ocean view, Room with bed, vanity and sitting area with sofa & One bathroom with tub.Accessible-An incredible intimate suite with a great view. (Up to 4 guests),Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed,One double sofa bed in staterooms with up to 4 guests,Stateroom: 287 sq. ft.,Balcony: 64 sq. ft.

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OS

Owner's Suite - 1 Bedroom

Enjoy the ultimate suite for a perfect vacation. Ocean view, Room with bed, vanity, Living area with double sofa bed, One bathroom with tub.

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RS

Royal Suite - 1 Bedroom

Relish an extraordinary vacation in this luxurious suite. Ocean view, Private balcony , One bathroom with whirlpool tub.

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VO

Ocean View Suite (No Balcony)

Enjoy beautiful views of exotic ports, landscapes, seas and skies from your stateroom.

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WS

Suite Guarantee

This category can be booked for a special rate, guaranteed to you. Please note that the category is not associated at the time of booking with a specific stateroom, deck, bedding configuration or other particular settings. The assignment of an actual cabin will be performed during your check-in. The cabin can be anywhere on the ship.

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XB

Ocean View Balcony Guarantee

This category can be booked for a special rate, guaranteed to you. Please note that the category is not associated at the time of booking with a specific stateroom, deck, bedding configuration or other particular settings. The assignment of an actual cabin will be performed during your check-in. The cabin can be anywhere on the ship.

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YO

Ocean View Guarantee

This category can be booked for a special rate, guaranteed to you. Please note that the category is not associated at the time of booking with a specific stateroom, deck, bedding configuration or other particular settings. The assignment of an actual cabin will be performed during your check-in. The cabin can be anywhere on the ship.

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ZI

Interior Guarantee

This category can be booked for a special rate, guaranteed to you. Please note that the category is not associated at the time of booking with a specific stateroom, deck, bedding configuration or other particular settings. The assignment of an actual cabin will be performed during your check-in. The cabin can be anywhere on the ship.

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Cafe Latte-tudes

Deck: 6

When you find yourself craving a coffee break, Café Latte-tudes has what you need. From a nice breakfast blend to get you going to an after-dinner cappuccino— or even a little pick-me-up and a pastry any time of day— just drop by this café for sweets, specialty coffee beverages, and a bit of people watching.

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Chef's Table

Deck: 4

If you enjoy gourmet fare paired with the finest of wines, then dining at Chef's Table is an absolute must. Located in an intimate, exclusive enclave throughout various spots onboard, this private epicurean experience for a limited number of guests treats you to a five-course, upgraded menu and wine tasting. Dinner at Chef's Table is both experiential and educational, as the Chef de Cuisine specially prepares and presents each course, while explaining its cooking techniques, ingredients and flavors. Then a sommelier pairs every course with wine chosen to enhance your enjoyment of the dish.

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Chops Grille

Deck: 6

For more than a decade, the chefs of Chops Grille have proudly presented quality, hand cut steaks at this hallmark Royal Caribbean restaurant. Now, they give you a fresh twist on a favorite, with a revamped menu. Most intriguing: our exceptional prime meat. This prime beef is joined by Maine lobster, veal parmesan, grilled branzino and other succulent dishes paired with addictive sides and irresistible desserts.

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Edelweiss Dining Room

Decks: 4 5

Extensive menus are offered daily in this two-story dining room.

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Giovanni's Table

Deck: 6

Rustic Italian dishes are served with contemporary flair at Giovanni’s Table, a Royal Caribbean® favorite offering indoor and al fresco seating. This casual trattoria serves up a seemingly endless selection of Italian classics, like Gnocchi Al Gorgonzola, Melanzane alla Parmigiana, Risotto, Bolognese and much more. From the mouth-watering fresh pastas to the carefully braised meats and stews, you can tour all of Italy without ever leaving the ship.

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Izumi

Deck: 12

From sushi to sashimi and tableside preparation using Hot Rocks, Izumi offers guests an exotic Asian-inspired dining experience. At Izumi, items are charged a la carte. You'll enjoy a wide variety of hot and cold appetizers, entrees, desserts and more, all made-to-order with intense flavors, the best ingredients and impeccable presentation.

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Park Cafe

Deck: 9

For casual deli eats that knock it out of the park, head to the Park Café. You’ll find quick bites to please every palate, from made-to-order salads to fresh-pressed panini and sandwiches. Not to mention the “Kummelweck” roast beef sandwich— it’s a guest favorite.

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Whirl Pools

Deck: 9

Discover a different type of hot spot. Each Royal Caribbean® ship has multiple whirlpools. Find the warm and bubbly whirlpool that’s calling your name.

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Windjammer Café

Deck: 9

Windjammer Marketplace, a Royal Caribbean dining mainstay, is a global culinary pavilion that invites you to explore the world, dish by dish. Enticing food islands weave throughout, showcasing international fare while mapping your way between interactive stations. Here, staff prepare signature specialties to your specs— like fresh-pressed panini, juices blended before your eyes, fluffy omelets, pastas, salads, soups, sandwiches and tantalizing desserts— all part of a menu that changes daily.

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Casino Royale

Deck: 5

It’s the lights of the slots, the sound of a fresh deck being shuffled, and the roar when the dice come up right. Players love Casino Royale?, a slice of Vegas right onboard every ship. Explore thousands of square feet of games, from penny slots to poker tables to roulette. Check out complimentary sessions to learn how to play the most popular games, or show off your skills at a tournament at sea.

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Broadway Melodies Theatre

Decks: 5 6

The two-tier theatre features nightly entertainment, including contemporary musical stage productions.

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Conference Center

Decks: 6 4

The comfortable conference center features state-of-the-art presentation equipment and a variety of meeting rooms.

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Loyalty Desk

Deck: 6

Loyalty Desk.

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RC Online

Deck: 4

Grab a latte and drop by this internet café to use our computer workstations - browse the web, check email and stocks, and chat with friends. Per minute rate applies.

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Nursery

Deck: 10

Royal Babies® and Royal Tots® programming featuring specially designed Fisher Price activities.

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Main Pool with Outdoor Screen

Deck: 9

Why watch a movie inside? Lounge on the pool deck with an ocean breeze, the moon, and movie stars as big as all outdoors. The 220 square foot movie screen presents first-run movies, live sporting events and more at the pool area on select ships.

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Pool

Deck: 9

Pool.

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Solarium Pool

Deck: 9

Check your watch: It’s me time. Discover the Solarium, a relaxing indoor-outdoor retreat just for our adult guests. Perfectly positioned at the front of every Royal Caribbean® ship, the crystal canopy area presents fantastic views and stays warm while you enjoy swimming pools, whirlpools and lounge area, as well as cascading lagoons on select ships.

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Video Arcade

Deck: 10

If you find yourself fleeing a gang of ghosts, saving deep space from invaders, or starting a dance revolution, you might be at the Royal Caribbean Arcade. Your favorite games from the 1980s and 1990s are onboard, as well as Guitar Hero, Fast and Furious Drift, Skee-ball, air hockey and more.

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Photo Shop & Art Gallery

Deck: 6

Original art is displayed in the onboard art gallery as well as throughout the ship. To purchase something for your own collection, visit the onboard art auction.

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Guest Services and Shore Excursions

Deck: 5

The place to go for general ship information, to report lost or damaged goods, to exchange money or cash traveler's checks. Shore excursions can be booked at the Explorations! Desk.

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Next Cruise

Deck: 4

Join the complimentary Crown & Anchor® Society loyalty program, and enjoy big savings on your next Royal Caribbean vacation. While onboard, meet with a consultant to reserve your next cruise, and you can enjoy reduced deposit and credit towards your future vacation.

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Teen Center

Deck: 10

Teens will enjoy a wide variety of shipboard activities from scavenger hunts and pizza parties to playing in the video arcade.

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Centrum Shops

Deck: 6

Distinctive storefronts offer an array of merchandise ranging from perfume and jewelry to liquor and cruise wear.

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Vitality at Sea Spa and Fitness Center

Decks: 9 10

Emerge renewed, relaxed and rejuvenated at the Vitality? Spa. Professional spa products from acclaimed brands such as Elemis®, bliss®, La Thérapie and Ionithermie bring the most advanced services to the sea. Massages, wraps, facials and acupuncture, or choose medi-spa treatments to smooth wrinkles, lift and tone. A more brilliant smile is just a tooth whitening away, while a salon completes the perfect look with hair and nail services.

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Concierge Club

Deck: 11

Concierge Club reserved for Diamond Plus and Pinnacle Crown & Anchor Society members, and select suite guests.

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Diamond Club

Deck: 6

Loyalty definitely has its privileges. Royal Caribbean® created the exclusive Diamond Club lounge to thank our valued Diamond, Diamond Plus and Pinnacle Club Crown & Anchor® Society members for their continued loyalty. our most loyal guests enjoy special perks in a space reserved just for them.

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Photo Gallery

Deck: 6

Photo Gallery.

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Adventure Ocean

Deck: 10

When the kids are happy, parents are happy. And our award-winning Adventure Ocean® Youth Program is designed with that in mind. Tiny travelers ages 3-5 will have an education blast in the Aquanauts group. The Explorers program keeps 6-8 year olds entertained with activities like themed parties and more. And learning is a thrillfest for 9-11 year olds in the Voyagers group.

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R Bar

Deck: 4

Distinct, sophisticated and retro, R Bar serves up classic cocktails garnished with vintage vibe. Whether your drink of choice is a dry gin martini, an Old Fashioned, or even a specialty drink.

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Schooner Bar

Deck: 6

Is the pianist playing your song? Join the fun at Schooner Bar, where a nautical theme, warm decor and perfectly mixed cocktails come together. Cozy up in a seat under the mast, by the portholes, or right by the gleaming grand piano. The sing-along's starting soon.

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Crystal Canopy

Deck: 10

Crystal Canopy

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Shall We Dance Lounge

Deck: 6

Live music, dancing, and entertainment.

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Viking Crown Lounge

Deck: 11

A Royal Caribbean signature. Perched high above the ocean, this comfortable lounge offers spectacular vistas by day and turns into a lively dance club at night.

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Rock Climbing Wall

Deck: 10

The view alone is worth every step. Climb forty feet above deck on the signature Rock Climbing Wall, where everyone from beginners to speed climbers can strap in and go vertical. With no reservation required at this complimentary activity, you could visit the view again and again.

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Running Track

Deck: 10

Run laps while taking in the view. The tracks are open to anyone and proper shoes are recommended.

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Centrum

Decks: 4 5 6

Chic and sophisticated Centrum experience with enriching daytime activities, dazzling nightly entertainment and jaw-dropping aerial spectacles.

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