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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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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
This was the December 2nd nine night cruise, Southern Caribbean with stops at Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao, and Labadee. ... 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
Explorer OTS repo from NJ to Port Canaveral – Nov 1 to 15, 2014 Friday, October 31, 2014 – Travel day ... Read more
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

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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
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
Very easy getting onboard, however the rooms weren't ready until 1:30pm; no biggie. Our JS was clean, quiet, and the ... Read more
Itinerary and departure time were changed and we received no notification from Royal Caribbean. If it had not been for ... 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

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This cruise was a disaster from day one. Shows are well below the standards set on out previous cruises on Monarch, ... Read more
Embarkation from Port Canaveral was AWFUL - unorganized, only one security check-in. We arrived by taxi at 10:30 AM, ... 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
The BAD: We arrived in Orlando the day of the cruise to the ABC Islands. We were met by the RCI transfer agent. We were ... 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

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12/14
The ship itself was great. Very easy to find your way around. All the staff was fantastic. The Cruise Director, Leigh ... Read more
Good cruise to relax cruisetiludrop
12/14
With four sea days and not much planned activities aboard ship be prepared to entertain yourself. We had no issue with ... Read more
I did not take this cruise with the intention of having a ship "wow" me. I knew beforehand the Explorer would be ... Read more
Totally lovely cruise! The staff was very friendly and totally focussed on great service for their customers. ... Read more
12/14
The Bayonne terminal was a bit of a nightmare; hopefully the new one is up and running when March rolls around. All of ... Read more

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12/14
On Nov. 15th we took a cruise on the Explorer of the seas out of Port Canaveral , Florida. If we could have eliminated ... Read more
12/14
The room and wait staff were excellent as always. I was on this ship when it was the latest and greatest. Unfortunately ... Read more
Good Time bonmarche
12/14
We went on this cruise because our community hosted it. The food was good and our waiter was fabulous. The ship is ... Read more
12/14
On a chilly, damp November 1st morning we left Baltimore on a 3 hour bus ride to Port Liberty, NJ for a 2 week ... Read more
The Turkey Trip williamsk
12/14
Second time on this ship, 9 years apart, this time with kids. A different experience. The Explorer is still one of ... Read more

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