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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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1,319 Royal Caribbean Explorer of the Seas Cruise Reviews

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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
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
Embarkation from Port Canaveral was AWFUL - unorganized, only one security check-in. We arrived by taxi at 10:30 AM, ... 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

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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
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
The room and wait staff were excellent as always. I was on this ship when it was the latest and greatest. Unfortunately ... 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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12/14
We were with another couple who came to visit us first from Georgia and we flew from Florida to Newark and stayed at a ... Read more
12/14
We are seasoned cruisers with RCI and Celebrity, cruised once with NCL in Febuary 2014, and we use this as a benchmark ... Read more
Very Sad ABILLRICH
12/14
This was our 3rd time on Explorer twice out of New Jersey and this time out of Port Canaveral . Where to start the ship ... Read more
11/14
From the very beginning this cruise had big problems. Embakation was delayed over 3 hours, people standing in the hot ... Read more
Bayonne - embarkation. 1 hour queue to get to drop off, 1 hour check in through a large tent, avoid this port for at ... Read more

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Really disappointed OkcRoyalTraveler
11/14
We are long time cruisers of Royal Caribbean, but the Explorer of the Seas was a new experience. The crew were all ... Read more
Let Down earltonharley
11/14
My DW and I were so looking forward to this getaway. We had a balcony cabin 6290. I tried to book so many things prior ... Read more
Where should i start.Getting into cape liberty was a mess. I think it was because a lot of people were beinging dropped ... Read more
11/14
We've been on many Royal Caribbean Cruises, this one was the most interesting cruise ever. This was our first time ... Read more
At 5:00 pm on Oct., 17th we received multiple texts and emails from RCCL that we will not be able to go to Bermuda due ... Read more

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