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77% Loved It
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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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1,321 Royal Caribbean Explorer of the Seas Cruise Reviews

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Price Not Worth It schneidy01
03/15
Pros • The food in the dining room and buffets was good (but not outstanding) • The dining room staff was ... Read more
Prior to sailing we knew it was an 'older boat', and read the reviews that complained about decor, food, and other ... Read more
It is a bit odd writing a review of a ship that is about to go into dry dock for 45 days of repair and change, and then ... Read more
Very Disappointed jasmine196
03/15
This is my 2nd cruise with Royal Caribbean, my last with them was 10 years ago on the Majesty of the Seas. I was ... Read more
I booked Explorer of the Seas while on board Oasis during a cruise in February 2014. I'm still a rookie to Royal ... Read more

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Fun Vacation!!!!! mike18510
02/15
Our trip started with a few days in Cocoa Beach at the Best Western, nice enough place overlooking the sand for about ... Read more
We have been on 8 cruises - 5 Carnival, 1 Princess, 2 Royal Caribbean. Royal Caribbean is by far the worst when it ... Read more
02/15
I had heard some stories about long lines and delays boarding in Canaveral at the new terminal, but it seems that they ... Read more
02/15
I have only been on one cruise - a Carnival ship 27 years ago. My 17 year old daughter had never been on one. This was ... Read more
02/15
This was our sixth Caribbean Cruise and the first time we embarked from Port Canaveral. We were impressed with the new ... Read more

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A mixed bag skelpsk
02/15
Great ship: sailed with an even keel in gale force winds; Lots of onboard amenities with at least 6 hot tubs and an ice ... Read more
A Piece of Ship jgallagh44
02/15
Boarding went well, about 20 minutes from time we arrived at terminal 1 in Port Canaveral. We had lunch in the ... Read more
We read reviews before our vacation. We doubted a lot, but we decided to try. We returned yesterday and so happy, like ... Read more
This awsome Southern Caribbean itinerary included visits to Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao with a beach barbecue at Labadi, ... Read more
To start off, my family and I have been on over 12 cruises in the past four years, mainly with Carnival and a couple ... Read more

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01/15
EMBARKATION Embarkation went smoothly once we got dropped off by our shuttle. There is a serious problem with traffic ... Read more
Great short getaway for the winter in the warm caribbean waters. My second time on the Explorer OTS is showing its ... Read more
01/15
I must say this is our first time traveling with Royal Caribbean,, previously we sailed 3 times on Carnival with NO ... Read more
We are experienced cruisers, both on RCI and other companies. We have always been pleased with our RCI cruises but this ... Read more
First Time and Loved It!! goingtocarolina
01/15
This was our very first cruise and we chose the Explorer of the Seas because of where it sailed to and the dates we ... Read more

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01/15
I am beginning to notice some defeciencies that Royal Caribbean will need to address. I still like their mission, at ... Read more
Great Time MaestroD
01/15
This was my third cruise and first time on Explorer. We did read CC reviews beforehand and joined a very active M&M ... Read more
Cruise from Hell 1traycee
01/15
We had never been on a cruise before and this was my last cruise. Long lines everywhere - 3 hours on the ship, lines ... Read more
01/15
Embarkation was a breeze. We were in our cabin within 15 minutes of arrival. The cabin was one of the largest we have ... Read more
01/15
Our third New Year's Cruise: 2 Carnival, 1 RCCL. This was the WORST. 2,000 people on Prominade Deck. Shoulder to ... Read more

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