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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 1998
Total Capacity 2416
Registry Bahamas
Year Built 1997
Year Refurbished 2002
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 97
Verandas 132
Wheelchair Cabins 14
Elevators 9
Ship Type Vision Class
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D1

Superior Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony

(191 sq. ft., balcony 42 sq. ft.) Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, private balcony, sitting area with sofa bed, and a private bathroom.

Accessible stateroom: (350 sq. ft, balcony 39 sq. ft.) Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long with open bed frames, wider entry door, turning spaces, private balcony, sitting area with lowered vanity, closet rods, and safe, and a private bathroom with a wider door, roll-in shower, grab bars, fold-down shower bench, hand-held shower head, raised toilet, and a lowered sink.


(Note that the cruise line reserves the right to deny boarding or to charge a relocation fee for non-handicapped guests who book an Accessible Stateroom.)

Please note: Stateroom 7150 has obstructed view.

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Superior Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony

(191 sq. ft., balcony 42 sq. ft.) Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, private balcony, sitting area with sofa bed, and a private bathroom.

Please note: Stateroom 7650 has obstructed view.

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Large Ocean View Stateroom

(151 sq. ft.) Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, sitting area with sofa, vanity area and a private bathroom.

Accessible stateroom: (255 sq. ft.) Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long with open bed frames, wider entry door, turning spaces, sitting area with lowered vanity, closet rods, and safe, and a private bathroom with a wider door, roll-in shower, grab bars, fold-down shower bench, hand-held shower head, raised toilet, and a lowered sink.


(Note that the cruise line reserves the right to deny boarding or to charge a relocation fee for non-handicapped guests who book an Accessible Stateroom.)

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Superior Family Ocean View Stateroom

(470 sq. ft.) One bedroom with lower twin beds, one bathroom with shower, living area with double sofa bed and lower twin beds that convert to Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long. Capacity up to 6 guests.

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FO

Family Ocean View Stateroom

(233 sq. ft.) Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, additional bunk beds in separate area, private bathroom, separate sitting area with sofa bed.

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Royal Family Suite with Balcony

(480 sq. ft., balcony 59 sq. ft.) Two bedrooms with two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long,, two bathrooms (one with shower, one with bathtub), living area with double sofa bed and Pullman bed, and a private balcony.

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G

Large Ocean View Stateroom

(151 sq. ft.) Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, sitting area with sofa, vanity area and a private bathroom.

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GS

Grand Suite with Balcony

(353 sq. ft., balcony 110 sq. ft.) Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, private balcony, sitting area with sofa bed and private bathroom with bathtub.

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Large Ocean View Stateroom

(151 sq. ft.) Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, sitting area with sofa, vanity area and a private bathroom.

Accessible stateroom: (255 sq. ft.) Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long with open bed frames, wider entry door, turning spaces, sitting area with lowered vanity, closet rods, and safe, and a private bathroom with a wider door, roll-in shower, grab bars, fold-down shower bench, hand-held shower head, raised toilet, and a lowered sink.


(Note that the cruise line reserves the right to deny boarding or to charge a relocation fee for non-handicapped guests who book an Accessible Stateroom.)

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I

Large Ocean View Stateroom

(151 sq. ft.) Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, sitting area with sofa, vanity area and a private bathroom.

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J

Superior Interior Stateroom

(164 sq. ft.) Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, vanity area, and a private bathroom.

Accessible stateroom: (284 sq. ft.) Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long with open bed frames, wider entry door, turning spaces, sitting area with lowered vanity, closet rods, and safe, and a private bathroom with a wider door, roll-in shower, grab bars, fold-down shower bench, hand-held shower head, raised toilet, and a lowered sink.


(Note that the cruise line reserves the right to deny boarding or to charge a relocation fee for non-handicapped guests who book an Accessible Stateroom.)

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JS

Junior Suite with Balcony

(241 sq. ft., balcony 64 sq. ft.) Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, private balcony, private bathroom with bathtub and a sitting area with sofa bed.

Accessible stateroom: (276 sq. ft., balcony 69 sq. ft.) Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long with open bed frames, wider entry door, turning spaces, private balcony, sitting area with lowered vanity, closet rods, and safe, and a private bathroom with a wider door, roll-in shower, grab bars, fold-down shower bench, hand-held shower head, raised toilet, and a lowered sink.


(Note that the cruise line reserves the right to deny boarding or to charge a relocation fee for non-handicapped guests who book an Accessible Stateroom.)

Please note: Staterooms 8094, 8594 have obastructed views.

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K

Large Interior Stateroom

(142 sq. ft.) Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, vanity area and a private bathroom.

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L

Large Interior Stateroom

(142 sq. ft.) Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, vanity area and a private bathroom.

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M

Interior Stateroom

(132 sq. ft.) Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, vanity area, and a private bathroom.

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N

Interior Stateroom

(132 sq. ft.) Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, vanity area, and a private bathroom.

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OS

Owner’s Suite with Balcony

(515 sq. ft., balcony 116 sq. ft.) Queen-size bed, private balcony, private bathroom with bathtub, and a separate living area with queen-size sofa bed.

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PV

Preferred Ocean View Stateroom

(193 sq. ft.) Floor to ceiling window. Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, sitting area with sofa, vanity area and a private bathroom.

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Q

Interior Stateroom

(132 sq. ft.) Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, vanity area, and a private bathroom.

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RS

Royal Suite with Balcony

(1,176 sq. ft., balcony 138 sq. ft.) Separate bedroom with king-size bed, private balcony, whirlpool bathtub, living room with full-size sofa bed, baby grand piano.

Also Includes: Refrigerator, dining table, entertainment center, private bathroom, vanity area, hair-dryer, TV, phone, vanity table with working surface for laptop computers, 110/220 electrical outlets.

Sleeps up to four people and can accommodate a rollaway bed and/or Pack 'n Play.

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W

Guaranteed Suite

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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Guaranteed Balcony

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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Y

Guaranteed Oceanview

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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Guaranteed Interior

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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Chef's Table

Deck: 4

Experience a once-in-a-lifetime culinary experience. In this exclusive space, 12 guests will enjoy a five-course menu of gourmet selections specially prepared and personally presented by the Chef de Cuisine. Every course is accompanie by wine pairings chosen to enhance your enjoyment of each dish.

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Chops Grille

Deck: 6

Royal Caribbean's signature steakhouse.

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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

An Italian trattoria featuring Italian classics served family-style.

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Izumi

Deck: 12

Asian-fusion cuisine, featuring a la carte sushi selection.

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Park Cafe

Deck: 9

Casual dining spot serving breakfast, lunch and snacks with indoor and outdoor seating.

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Windjammer Café

Deck: 9

This seaside café offers buffet-style breakfasts and lunches. In the evenings, the café's casual atmosphere is complemented by a changing menu and restaurant-style service.

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Casino Royale

Deck: 5

The glittering casino features electronic slot machines, video poker, blackjack, craps, roulette and Caribbean stud poker

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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

Deck: 6

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

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royalcaribbean 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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Royal Babies and Tots 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

Warm up in one of the relaxing whirlpools.

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Solarium Pool

Deck: 9

Spending the day at the Solarium Pool, either soaking in the water or sunning on a chaise lounge, is sure to be a day well-spent.

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Solarium

Deck: 9

The indoor/outdoor pool and lounge area can be covered during inclement weather by a huge glass roof called the Crystal Canopy.

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Video Arcade

Deck: 10

Filled with video games for kids and adults.

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Photo 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

The seaside fitness center features modern exercise equipment, sauna and massage rooms, a beauty salon and floor-to-ceiling windows.

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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

Diamond Lounge available for Diamond and above tier level members.

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Adventure Ocean

Deck: 10

A spacious playroom offers toys, books and games for the little sailors.

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Cafe Latte-tudes

Deck: 6

A perfect place to sit down with a frothy latte and a good book, or maybe an after-dinner cappuccino with friends.

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R Bar

Deck: 4

R Bar, featuring a sophisticated 1960s vibe, complete with iconic furnishing and signature cocktails created by a savvy and personable mixologist .

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Schooner Bar

Deck: 6

This nautically themed bar is the perfect spot to enjoy a drink with friends.

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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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Jogging 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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Rock Climbing Wall

Deck: 10

Get your endorphin rush scaling the rock-climbing wall or running your morning miles on the jogging track.

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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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