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Royal Caribbean Symphony of the Seas Cruise Reviews

Royal Caribbean
Symphony of the Seas
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Very Good

76

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53

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24

Terrible

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307 Royal Caribbean Symphony of the Seas Cruise Reviews


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seaface

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Go big or go home

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I like new ships - had to try. Glad I got to try before this virus shutdown. Gorgeous ship with lots to do. We took a 7 day western Caribbean and never were bored. Loved the junior suite - big enough for our ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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longjohn49

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A Tale of 2 Cruises

Let me preface this by saying we took a RCCL cruise on Anthem of the Seas last fall (2019) to Canada and New England; and, our experience was terrific. The crew was friendly, the ship offered plenty of activities ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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vaznayak

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Underwhelming! Expected So Much More!

After having sailed on Princess, Carnival and the past several times on Disney, we decided to try Royal Caribbean. We decided to try out the Symphony because 1/ it has very high ratings among RC's fleet, 2/ we ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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Raxar005

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

34 ChiTown Cruisers had an Amazing Time!!!

I booked this cruise last year in Feb 2019 while on the Harmony of the Seas. I also got to have 32 Family & Friends join us. I booked this cruise specifically as it was a newer ship and sister of the HOS (which my ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Kosh III

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

It's ok

The ship was not our choice, we were in a group and the organizer always uses Royal,. Embarkation was fast and easy aside from sitting in the terminal waiting to board. Self -assist off the ship was quick ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Anniesuzannie

4 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Amazing Time

We travel with an adult cruise group. We have an excellent Travel Agent who sets us up on the newest and best ships of Royal Caribbean. We were on the Symphony last year for Super Bowl. This year we were a little ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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WeLove2Fly

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Strip Mall of the Seas

Go to your nearest Mall. Double the price of coffee, triple the price of beverages, then add sociopathic security guards who enforce confiscatory policies by leveraging safety to take money from you. Examples ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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cathmandu

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

First cruise ever

We had friends already booked on this cruise and decided to join them. We live in the Ft. Lauderdale/ Miami area and decided to go (we never had been on a cruise). Plus it was a new ship. Actually cruised on ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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gwebsterg

4 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

For kids

We have enjoyed Regent , and Celebrity, but wanted to take 3 young grandchildren who would not like those sort of boats. The Symphony on board activities attracted us, and we could get a suite for all 8 of us, the ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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ralip28

7 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Puertorrican Family with Vegan Daughters in a Budget

We are a puertorrican family composed by mom (47), dad (48), daughters (19 and 21). In January 2 we fly from Puerto Rico to Ft Lauderdale, to board Symphony of the Seas on January 4. We stay in Hampton Inn Coconut ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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HACKT

17 Reviews Written

43 Helpful Votes

Rainy and Windy Cruise

My wife and I cruised on the Symphony of the Seas in January 2019 to the Western Caribbean. This was our 27th cruise overall, 11th on Royal, 4th on their mega ships. We are in our 60’s and usually cruise to a more ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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gymrat65

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

A poor excursion in Costa Maya

My family and I choose "Bacular Fort and 7 Colors Lagoon". The description of the activities sounded great. It lasted 6 hours. The ride to the Lagoon was 90 minutes. Fine. However, our tour guide told us nothing of ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Avanti12

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Overpriced terrible food

Symphony of the Seas is probably a decent ship for kids. But this cruise is loud, noisy, truly terrible main dining room food, and not worth the trouble. I have been on other royal Caribbean cruises that were ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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MarijanaWood

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Expected more overall

We chose Symphony Of The Seas mainly for the fact that it is currently the largest cruise ship in the world, and we really wanted to see Coco Cay which was hyped up to be heavenly... Let me begin with saying ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Gwensel

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

An amazing ship with so much to see and do that 7 nights is just not enough.

The Symphony is a massive floating fun place. I really liked the way the various dining, entertainment and relaxation areas were well spread across and never felt congested. The interiors of the ship are full of ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Babs960

6 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Splendid Symphony of the Seas

We are seasoned cruisers and love Royal Caribbean. This was our first trip on Symphony and I must say, this ship is top of the heap! The Oasis class ships are large and activity laden, but Symphony is the best of ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Floridadude

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Great cruise- bad beds

Arrived to parking garage at 9:55. Gave luggage to porter on level 3 and took elevator down and breezed thru and was seated waiting in Key area at 10:10. Super fast. Was 10th person to board ship at 11:02. I ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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cruzinfromnowon

9 Reviews Written

55 Helpful Votes

Symphony is the best!

BACKGROUND Couple in upper 50s went on 7 night Western Caribbean cruise out of Miami on 30 Nov 2019. Stops were San Juan, St. Maarten, and Coco Cay. Seventh cruise with RCI and tenth cruise overall. I'll cover ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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ChriSusan

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Amazing Cabin 12-329 and Amazing RCI 50th Anniversary Cruise

Originally chose this cruise because it was RCI's 50th Anniversary Cruise and it did not disappoint. The CEO, President and many of his staff were on board and we all had a great time. The theme was 50 Bold and ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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lonig

11 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

Amazing Weather and Ship

Choose this cruise because my sister and I had not been on Symphony of the Seas and we wanted to see what this large ship was like. Embarkation was quick and we were on the ship 20 minutes after we arrived at the ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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buffalomandm

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

A few issues but the ship, food, entertainment and crew was amazing!

We booked symphony of The seas a few months ago. Mainly because it was the biggest ship and one of the newest ships in the world. This is our 12th cruise, the last seven have been on Norwegian. Saturday ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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lepear

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

50th and Bold Presidents cruise

50th birthday Presidents cruise. Friends told us about the excellent entertainment. And it was. Disappointed with Hall and Oates having to see the at the Aqua Theater Screen. They made such a thing about the ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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annnmarie

8 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

RCCL amazing as usual

RCCL always delivers the best all around experience. Symphony, the newest Oasis class ship, offers the very best entertainment of any line. The water show Hiro, in the outdoor aqua theater, is absolutely thrilling ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Vagabondvoyagers

2 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Bigger & Bolder Disappointment 50th Birthday President Cruise

My husband and I chose this cruise based on the marketing and recommendation of an onboard future cruise consultant. Basically we bought the hype and it turn out to be sadly deceptive advertising. This cruise ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Slippin Away

3 Reviews Written

81 Helpful Votes

Royal is not Loyal

First, let me give praise where it is due. Our wait staff in the My Time Dining room were pleasant, kind, dedicated, hard-working, and determined to provide us with the kind of care that Royal Caribbean is famous ...
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Sail Date November 2019


Symphony of the Seas Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins5.04.4
Dining4.03.8
Entertainment5.04.3
Public Rooms5.04.3
Fitness Recreation5.04.2
Family5.03.8
Enrichment3.03.9
Service4.54.3
Value For Money4.03.7
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