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Rhapsody of the Seas

A famous and much-loved sight across the Caribbean, Rhapsody of the Seas® is worth your attention if only for the exquisite food, compelling entertainment and abundant of opportunities to relax.

About Rhapsody of the Seas

You’ll have a fantastic time onboard this ship, and you should make sure you get a good meal while you’re at it. From the Far Eastern delights in Izumi to the lively cocktails of the R Bar, you can also expect succulent hot steaks and a wide range of children’s options.

The little ones won’t be lost for fun here either, with the Adventure Ocean activity days and a huge range of onboard performances giving plenty to keep young minds active. Your own relaxation is assured too, from the open-plan swimming pool, replete with stunning views, through to the spa treatments and deck loungers inviting you to tranquillity.

Don’t think it’s all rest and no play, however. Challenge yourself to master the climbing wall, take to the fitness centre to keep your exercise regime in check, or venture to the Sports Court for tennis, squash, badminton and more. There’s also a running track for those of you who can’t start your day without a morning jog.

With an onboard casino and nightlife facilities, the fun won’t stop when the sun goes down – you’ll have the chance to wine, dine and dance the night away. Don’t forget to get some retail therapy in either, because Rhapsody of the Seas has its own onboard shopping arcade, with boutiques and stores aplenty. In fact, there’s even a video game arcade for the young and the young at heart.


See What's Inside

Whether you’ve had a full-on day sightseeing or a laid-back day in the sun, it’s good to know you’ve somewhere relaxing to come back to; somewhere you can recharge and refresh in private. That’s why all the staterooms on board Rhapsody of the Seas are designed with your comfort in mind.

Wonderfully airy and extremely well appointed, they are all tastefully decorated in soft, calming colours. There are four main categories of stateroom; once you’ve chosen a category you then select a specific room type depending on your needs. 


Ocean View Staterooms

Outside or promenade views through picture window, two twin or one king size bed, refrigerator or mini-bar, TV, telephone and private en-suite bathroom with shower.

  • Large Ocean View Stateroom: 151 square feet, sleeps 2
  • Panoramic Ocean View Stateroom: 220 square feet, sleeps 2

Interior Staterooms

Twin or king size bed, refrigerator or mini-bar, TV, telephone and private en-suite bathroom with shower.

  • Interior Stateroom: 132 square feet, sleeps 2
  • Large Interior Stateroom: 142 square feet, sleeps 2
  • Superior Interior Stateroom: 164 square feet, sleeps 2

Balcony Suites

Views of the open seas or Boardwalk through a fully accessible balcony, two twin or one king size bed, refrigerator or mini-bar, TV, telephone and private en-suite bathroom with shower.

  • Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom: 148 square feet (balcony 33 square feet), sleeps 2
  • Superior Ocean View Stateroom: 176 square feet (balcony 37 square feet), sleeps 3

Suites & Deluxe Suites

Designed with larger families and groups in mind, accommodating up to 8. The largest cabins onboard, they offer priority boarding, dedicated entertainment seating and private concierge services. A private balcony with ocean views, sitting area with sofa bed, two twin or one king size bed, refrigerator or mini-bar, TV, telephone and private en-suite bathroom with bathtub.

  • Junior Suite: 230 square feet (balcony 76 square feet), sleeps 3
  • Grand Suite: 355 square feet (balcony 114 square feet), sleeps 3
  • Family Junior Suite: 452 square feet (balcony 54 square feet), sleeps 6
  • Royal Family Suite: 515 square feet (balcony 75 square feet), sleeps 7
  • Owner’s Suite: 516 square feet (balcony 116 square feet), sleeps 4
  • Royal Suite: 1,002 square feet (balcony 138 square feet), sleeps 4

Deck 2

  • Family Ocean View Staterooms
  • Large Ocean View Staterooms
  • Large Interior Staterooms
  • Interior Staterooms

Deck 3

  • Family Ocean View Staterooms
  • Large Ocean View Staterooms
  • Large Interior Staterooms
  • Interior Staterooms

Deck 4

  • Family Ocean View Staterooms
  • Large Ocean View Staterooms
  • Large Interior Staterooms
  • Interior Staterooms
  • Centrum
  • R Bar
  • RCI Online
  • Next Cruise
  • Conference Centre
  • Main Dining Room
  • Chef's Table

Deck 5

  • Theatre
  • Casino Royale
  • Guest Services
  • Shore Excursions
  • Main Dining Room

Deck 6

  • Theatre
  • Centrum Shops
  • Cafe Latte-tudes
  • Photo Gallery
  • Chops Grille
  • Schooner Bar
  • Giovanni's Table
  • Conference Centre
  • Shall We Dance Lounge
  • Diamond Club

Deck 7

  • Royal Family Suite with Balcony
  • Superior Ocean View Staterooms with Balcony
  • Preferred Ocean View Staterooms
  • Large Interior Staterooms
  • Interior Staterooms

Deck 8

  • Royal Suite with Balcony
  • Owner's Suites with Balcony
  • Royal Family Suites with Balcony
  • Grand Suites with Balcony
  • Junior Suites with Balcony
  • Superior Family Ocean View Staterooms
  • Preferred Ocean View Staterooms
  • Superior Interior Staterooms
  • Large Interior Staterooms
  • Interior Staterooms

Deck 9

  • Windjammer Cafe
  • Main Pool
  • Whirlpools
  • Outdoor Movie Screen
  • Solarium
  • Park Cafe
  • Vitality Spa & Fitness Centre

Deck 10

  • Adventure Ocean Programme
  • Teen Centre
  • Royal Babies & Tots Nursery
  • Video Arcade
  • Jogging Track
  • Vitality at Sea Spa & Fitness Centre
  • Rock Climbing Wall
  • Crystal Canopy

Deck 11

  • Viking Crown Lounge
  • Concierge Club

Deck 12

  • Izumi

Open almost around the clock, Windjammer Café offers a great range of dishes from salads to burgers, a carvery, a buffet and hot main dishes. For a cup of coffee and light snack head to the speciality coffee house Latte-tudes or for more formal dining, explore the culinary delights of our Main Dining Room.

Enjoy gourmet cuisine and wine pairing in Chef's Table, Italian family favourite Giovanni's Table, and if grade-A cuts of steak and sumptuous desserts appeals, head to Chops Grille. 


Main Dining

The two-tier main dining room, features a grand staircase and huge windows allowing for impressive views. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, it offers flexible ‘My Time Dining’ – allowing passengers to eat when they want, in addition to more traditional two-sitting dining. Tables typically seat 4-12, with limited seating for 2 available upon request.

  • Experience: Complimentary
  • Cuisine: Classic

Windjammer Cafe

Self-service buffet breakfasts and lunches, with restaurant service during the evenings. Casual atmosphere combined with a changing evening menu makes Windjammer one of the more popular eateries onboard.

Izumi

From sushi to sashimi and tableside cooking preparation using Hot Rocks, Royal Caribbean’s Izumi offers guests an exotic Asian-inspired dining experience.

  • Experience: Cover
  • Cuisine: Sushi

Chop's Grille

A high-end grill where you’ll find filet mignon and mesquite-grilled salmon on a menu that changes daily. There’s no better place for a special occasion – great steaks and seafood are the speciality.

  • Experience: Cover
  • Cuisine: Surf_turf

Cafe Latte-tudes

Serving Seattle’s Best Coffee, Latte-tudes is a hip and happening coffee shop. It's a great place to recharge, or settle down with a good book and a steaming mug of coffee. The menu includes lattes, cappuccinos and espressos. You'll also find pastries, beer, wine and soft drinks in this informal cafe.

  • Experience: Snacks
  • Cuisine: Cafe

Chef's Table

Located in an intimate, exclusive enclave within Chops Grille, this private epicurean experience for up to 16 people treats you to a five-course, upgraded steakhouse 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.

  • Experience: Cover
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse

Giovanni's Table

Savour great Italian home cooking in this family-friendly restaurant specialising in the traditional dishes of Tuscany.

  • Experience: Cover
  • Cuisine: Italian

Park Cafe

Order fresh, made-to-order salads, paninis, crêpes, stir fries and more. Or stock up on snacks for your excursions or to take back to your stateroom.

  • Experience: Complimentary
  • Cuisine: Cafe

From traditional cruise favourites to innovative, first at sea activities; the entertainment onboard offers something for all ages and preferences.


Casino Royale

The exciting Casino Royale offers, roulette, black jack, poker and slot machines, with lessons, games and tournaments for players of all abilities.

Theatre

This Broadway-style performance space offers contemporary and Broadway-inspired shows, headline musicals and live comedy.

Pool Bars

The ship's pool bars make it easy to stay cool in the sun without having to stray too far from the deck chair. They offer a range of refreshing drinks and cocktails for passengers to enjoy.

Schooner Bar

This nautical themed bar is available on all Royal Caribbean ships. In the evening this is a popular place to be, with live piano playing and singing.

Viking Crown Lounge

Offering the best views at sea The Viking Crown Lounge is Royal Caribbean's signature bar. Located on the top deck, this glass lounge, offers unmissable panoramic great views.

Outdoor Movie Screen

Hoisted high above the pool deck these outdoor movie screens are a new addition to Royal Caribbean ships and enable passengers to enjoy the latest movies and sporting events, all with a cocktail in hand or under the stars.

R Bar

Experience a 1960s vibe at the all-new R Bar, featuring iconic furnishings and classic cocktails — gimlet, martini, gin, whiskeys and more — all served by the ship’s resident mixologist. And be sure to try the drink specials, specially created to complement the Centrum’s nightly theme and aerial performance.

Centrum

Enjoy daytime activities, including classes, game shows and more. Visit at night for dazzling entertainment and jaw-dropping aerial spectacles. Even the glass elevators facing into the Centrum feature LED panels down their entire length, providing a backdrop of moving visuals five decks high.

Diamond Lounge

Diamond, Diamond Plus, and Pinnacle Club Crown & Anchor® Society members enjoy access to this lounge, created to serve these loyal guests with concierge access, complimentary continental breakfast, and evening drinks.

Concierge Club

Guests staying in Grand Suite-level rooms and higher, Diamond Plus and Pinnacle Club Crown & Anchor® Society members enjoy access to this lounge serving complimentary continental breakfast and evening drinks.

Show Lounge

The Show Lounge with its large windows offers a light and airy atmosphere for guests to enjoy along with a large central dance floor and its own bar.

The large lounge acts as the ships second entertainment venue with a host of entertainment and activities taking place throughout the day and night from seminars, enrichment lectures, live art auctions and trivia competitions to karaoke and game shows including The Quest game show and Majority Rules.

Shopping

The Royal Caribbean distinctive storefronts offer an array of merchandise ranging from logo items, perfume and jewellery to liquor and cruise wear.

The ship features a fantastic array of health and fitness facilities including, a spa, a fitness centre, a rock climbing wall and much more.


Sports

Passengers can also enjoy the ship's fantastic sporting facilities, which include: a golf simulator, a running track, as well as basketball and volleyball courts. Thrill seekers can also make use of the impressive rock climbing wall.

Fitness Centre

A fully equipped gym and fitness centre, including free weights, weight machines and cardiovascular machines. Classes include pilates, spinning, kickboxing, yoga and salsa mania (Latin dance-inspired exercise). A steamroom and sauna are also available

Solarium

The Solarium offers a calm, quiet, peaceful atmosphere for adults to relax in. Both in and outdoors, the lounge area can be covered during cooler weather by a large glass roof.

Vitality Spa

A range of services and relaxation treatments are available from the Vitality Spa & fitness Centre. The salon, located within the spa area, offers haircuts, styling, manicures, pedicures and teeth whitening. Visit Vitality Spa for massages, reflexology, facials, bodywraps and acupuncture. 

Health, fitness and beauty demonstrations are run by qualified professionals during most voyages. The Vitality Wellness Programme offers a holistic approach to well being, with seminars, expert advice, healthy menu options, fitness programmes and spa.

Rock Climbing Wall

Ever thought about climbing a rock wall 200ft above sea level? With the ship's onboard rock wall this can become a reality. Passengers who take on the challenge will experience some of the best views at sea.

Swimming Pool

The ship's main pool is heated and incorporates a shallow end for children to splash around in, separated from rest of the pool by a safety barrier.

Enrichment programs, or ‘Explorer Academy’ classes cover a wide range of topics, from wine tasting to casino tuition.


Explorer Academy

Classes include:

  • Wine tasting - learn about wines from around the world
  • Casino tuition - from poker to blackjack, learn how to play some of the casino's most popular games
  • Dance and fitness - including yoga, pilates, ice skating and dance
  • Language
  • Cookery - try your hand at cupcake decoration

Royal Caribbean International's cruise ships offer a wide range of options for the whole family, as well as a great range of just-for-kids options.


Adventure Ocean Programme

With three age-specific groups – Aquanauts (3-5 years), Explorers (6-8 years and Voyagers (9-11 years), this award-winning youth programme is so much fun, kids won’t even notice that it’s educational as well! Events run from morning until ten in the evening every day, kids can make new friends whilst enjoying a whole range of activities and games.

Aquanauts

Enjoy the magic of Bubbling Potions, uncover the dinosaur-sized secrets of Jurassic Jr, and take over the ship with the Pirate Party Parade. Parents of three-year olds can opt for pagers so Adventure Ocean staff can stay in touch.

Explorers

Space Mud, Fossil Fever and Meteorology Madness. Hands-on science gets young minds churning – along with explorations of arts with Adventure Art and Adventure Theatre. Round out the night with dancing through the decades and ice cream for all.

Voyagers

For 9 to 11 year olds there’s a range of cool and educational activities including science experiments, backstage tours and new sports like Gagaball.

Royal Babies & Tots

Parents love the new colourful nursery where the littlest guests can be left in the care of trained professionals, to enjoy specially-designed programming and playgroups.

Teen Centre

Treating teenagers more like adults, this programme is a way for them to meet new friends while they enjoy their favourite pastimes, from morning until 2am. As well as sports, gaming, pool parties, dancing and music, teens have their very own designated areas to hang out in such as The Video Arcade and teen night club.

Ship Specifications

Launched:
1997
Refitted:
2012
Tonnage:
78,491
Language:
en-US
Length:
302m (989ft)
Width:
32m (106ft)
Speed:
22 knots
Decks:
11
Crew:
765
Cabins:
999
Occupancy:
2,409
Currency:
USD