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4.5 Editor's Rating
The second of five in the revolutionary Voyager-class series that started with Voyager of the Seas in 1999, Explorer of the Seas follows the floating resort concept, boasting an a wealth of facilities, ...
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1,348 Royal Caribbean Explorer of the Seas Cruise Reviews

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Explorer of the Seas Nevillewood
05/15
Having cruised last year on a much smaller thomsons ship I expected better value for money. Having to pay a surcharge ... Read more
Spain & Portugal Birdseyecircus
05/15
This was our 5th RC cruise and the first sailing from Southampton (and last). From the car park to being on board was ... Read more
Loved it. pippin77
05/15
This was our 2nd cruise with RCI. We normally cruise with Thomson. We had never sailed from Southampton before, but ... Read more
Myself, my husband, my mum and step dad were on board the first cruise after the dry dock refurb cruising around the ... Read more
This was the worst cruise we have ever been on. We live in southampton and have been with Cunard ,princess, P&O, ... Read more

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05/15
After having taken two cruises with P & O, the first being a short break "taster" on the Ventura and the ... Read more
Check-in was ok, we had a little bit of a wait but not bad. Our Seapass card which serves as the room key did not ... Read more
Our 5th cruise and our first with Royal Caribbean......it will also be our last cruise with them. Our total cost for ... Read more
This first cruise on the Explorer of the Seas after being revitalised was far from satisfactory. There were very many ... Read more
Disappointed londonben
05/15
Ship and Staff not ready after refit. Quality of food and service started as poor and improved to barely average. ... Read more

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I had been on Royal Carribean before and loved it, I had raved about my previous cruise (independence of the Sea), and ... Read more
This was my first cruise with RCL.....it was also my last! My wife's suitcase took six hours to be delivered to our ... Read more
Standards have dropped! John and Anne
05/15
We have cruised 10 times, twice now with Royal Caribbean. This ship has just had a major refit and this was its first ... Read more
05/15
This was my first cruise with my wife, we went to support a friend who is disabled and confined to an electric ... Read more
The Good, the Bad, Etc. Island.Hopper
05/15
It was somewhere between good and poor with the odd excellent here and there. It was the ships first sailing after a ... Read more

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05/15
First cruise after refit and the passengers were guinea pigs for new crew and organisation with ongoing maintenance. ... Read more
Onboard Review will1806
04/15
Upon arrival at the cruise terminal, we were greeted by a security officer with a bad attitude, so a great start! Once ... Read more
This was our first cruise and it was awful. Was it that the ship was filled with rude, lewd, snotty college kids? That ... Read more
Awesome As Always Cayman Turtle
04/15
This was our 12th cruise with Royal, our second on Explorer. Travelling were myself, husband and two children, ages 9 ... Read more
Worst cruise ever OasisBougie
Not rated
03/15
I believe ljpinko said all that I was going to say. I also wrote RC a lengthy email about our experience. I am still ... Read more

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As a first cruise we thought we were in a good time. Man we were mistaken. We booked this several months in advanced. ... Read more
I had been planning for months to surprise my wife for our 25th anniversary with a cruise, telling her to take vacation ... Read more
My review sounds exactly like the previous one posted by ljpinko. We selected Royal Caribbean Explorer of the Seas ... Read more
I don't even know where to begin with this review. First let me say that I have travelled with Royal Caribbean three ... Read more
New to cruising augustmoon849
03/15
We are far from seasoned cruisers, but wanted to try a short trip out of FL this winter in an effort to know more and ... Read more

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