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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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My wife and I have sailed on Royal Caribbean several times before and are Gold Members. Last years trip to the Western ... Read more
Slightly slipping Travel723mom
07/14
We traveled with six people to celebrate daughter's HS graduation. We booked three cabins, one of which was balcony, ... Read more
This review is not intended to imply that the Explorer of the Seas is a bad ship, it is in almost every way...mediocre. ... Read more
We had a fantastic time. This was our 6th cruise, 4th with RCC (Monarch, Majesty, Freedom, Explorer). Food in the main ... Read more
RC needs help! Floyd and elayne
07/14
Our family of 11, six adults and five grandchildren ages 13-22 just returned from the Explorer. Although we all had a ... Read more

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My extended family and I recently went on the 5 day cruise to bermuda on the explorer. Overall we had a great time, but ... Read more
07/14
Just came back from our 3rd Royal Caribbean cruise. This was our first one out of Bayonne... The ports are a lot ... Read more
07/14
My wife and I just returned from a 9 day cruise on the Explorer to Bermuda, St. Martin, San Juan, and Labadee. This was ... Read more
Disappointed sterndave1
07/14
First of all I would never of thought I would write a review but after this trip I felt it was necassary to share some ... Read more
One Last Hurrah! CruiseDivaNJ
07/14
We sailed as a couple (no kids this time). This was probably our 7th or 8th time on Explorer. Most of our sails on her ... Read more

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This is my husbands and my 11th cruise, 5 with RCL and 2nd time on the Explorer of the Seas. We chose this particular ... Read more
This was the first time sailing out of Bayonne. Our group of four consisted of two 18 year olds, a 52 year old mom, and ... Read more
We were part of a forum that started 486 days before we sailed. Over that time almost 2,500 posts were made with over ... Read more
07/14
Background: This was my third cruise and my husband's fifth. We are both in our early 30s. We were very blessed on this ... Read more
Embarkation and Debarkation: The Bayonne, NJ port is by-far the worst and most disorganized that we have experienced, ... Read more

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07/14
First off this was my 2nd time on RCL, 7th cruise overall. We had two cabins an Inside and a balcony room SHIP- The ... Read more
In Love With A Ship dorothygaye
06/14
This was my second cruise on the Explorer. I cruised again because the first one was wonderful, well this one was ... Read more
06/14
We have been on 23 cruises over the past 20 years. This was our fourth cruise with RCI. We arrived at the terminal at ... Read more
06/14
This was our first cruise with RCL. We have cruise 6 other times on various lines. We were excited to take our first ... Read more
Not happy with RCL Lcreedcpa
06/14
This was our first cruise with RCL. We have cruise 6 other times on various lines. We were excited to take our first ... Read more

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Cruise 8th to 17th May  Having been cruising for 12 years I have seen the steady decline in that time of the ... Read more
Overall, Royal Carribean did a good job. This wasn't the quality level of 10 years ago on RCL but it was still OK. ... Read more
If you like cruises in general, this review is not for you. We went on our first cruise to be able to visit three new ... Read more
We have cruised on Explorer of the Seas out of Bayonne 3 times. It is never quick to get through the traffic but this ... Read more
06/14
Airport to port: the four of us took a taxi van which cost us $50.00 + $5.00 tolls + tip. Cruise Port: Poorly ... Read more

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