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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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1,316 Royal Caribbean Explorer of the Seas Cruise Reviews

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01/15
Our experience on Explorer of the seas . Was a fantastic vacation for a family from the cold Midwest!!! A little ... Read more
As an avid family cruiser, this being number 10 our family had high expectations as this was our first Royal Caribbean ... Read more
01/15
First the downs. My disabled husband and I took a 5 day Bahamas cruise on Explorer of the Seas for a little ... Read more
Overall our 8 night cruise to San Juan, St. Croix, St. Maarten and RCCL's private resort was a lot of fun. The weather ... Read more
We're Diamond members, so we've been on a few cruises and I think we know what to expect on board. One of the things we ... Read more

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Arrival: You cannot see the check-in time when you book the cruise. With a departure at 4:30 pm, all should check in ... Read more
01/15
Critique of Explorer of the Seas departing Port Liberty 10/9/14 Great time until debarkation. The Captain announced ... Read more
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01/15
Ok I'm all in. I'm a new cruiser thanks to my Fiancée, who introduced me to cruising. I am a 9-11 Rescue Worker ... Read more
The Explorer of the Seas is a Voyager class ship of Royal Caribbean International. Explorer of the Seas is a large ship ... Read more
I cruised on this ship in 2001. Really enjoyed it. This trip started off bad and went down hill from there.the cabin ... Read more

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Last fall after visiting Universal Studios for a week my wife who is a big Harry Potter fan wanted to go back for ... Read more
One Degree Off soulpony
12/14
I held a family reunion aboard this ship. Eleven total, including 3 grandkids, my sister, 3 children and 2 ... Read more
This was the December 2nd nine night cruise, Southern Caribbean with stops at Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao, and Labadee. ... Read more
12/14
Royal Caribbean is still our preferred cruise line. However, Explorer of the Seas is in need of some attention and it ... Read more
Needs Rehab Caribbean Fun
12/14
I was exited to sail on the Explorer as we had sailed on its sister ship 3 times, The Mariner of the Seas a few years ... Read more

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12/14
Embarkation was the worst I every encounter. Some of the staff was rude, but once I voiced my concern their attitude ... Read more
Explorer OTS repo from NJ to Port Canaveral – Nov 1 to 15, 2014 Friday, October 31, 2014 – Travel day ... Read more
Excellent Vacay Taflach
12/14
This was my husbands 2nd cruise ( first on Carnival). He said he would never do it again and I begged him to try ... Read more
12/14
My husband and I cruised the Explorer of the Seas December 18-23 with stops in Coco Cay and Cozumel. Here is my brief ... Read more
Itinerary and departure time were changed and we received no notification from Royal Caribbean. If it had not been for ... Read more

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12/14
Very easy getting onboard, however the rooms weren't ready until 1:30pm; no biggie. Our JS was clean, quiet, and the ... Read more
Embarkation - OK, long line but moved along well, no issues. Ship - I understand it is due a refresh, you can see some ... Read more
This cruise was a disaster from day one. Shows are well below the standards set on out previous cruises on Monarch, ... Read more
Overall, it was a good cruise. Good value, good time. Great staff who worked very hard. My comments will include some ... Read more
We booked this cruise several months ago because we got a very decent rate on a JS. We like to cruise in December to ... Read more

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