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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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Disappointed londonben
4/15
Ship and Staff not ready after refit. Quality of food and service started as poor and improved to barely average. ... Read more
I had been on Royal Carribean before and loved it, I had raved about my previous cruise (independence of the Sea), and ... Read more
This was my first cruise with RCL.....it was also my last! My wife's suitcase took six hours to be delivered to our ... Read more
Standards have dropped! John and Anne
4/15
We have cruised 10 times, twice now with Royal Caribbean. This ship has just had a major refit and this was its first ... Read more
4/15
This was my first cruise with my wife, we went to support a friend who is disabled and confined to an electric ... Read more

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The Good, the Bad, Etc. Island.Hopper
4/15
It was somewhere between good and poor with the odd excellent here and there. It was the ships first sailing after a ... Read more
First cruise after refit and the passengers were guinea pigs for new crew and organisation with ongoing maintenance. ... Read more
Onboard Review will1806
4/15
Upon arrival at the cruise terminal, we were greeted by a security officer with a bad attitude, so a great start! Once ... Read more
Never Again Here we go again1
3/15
This was our 34th cruise and second with Royal Carabean. It was dreadful. This is not cruising, there needs to be ... Read more
This was our first cruise and it was awful. Was it that the ship was filled with rude, lewd, snotty college kids? That ... Read more

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As a first cruise we thought we were in a good time. Man we were mistaken. We booked this several months in advanced. ... Read more
Worst cruise ever OasisBougie
Not rated
3/15
I believe ljpinko said all that I was going to say. I also wrote RC a lengthy email about our experience. I am still ... Read more
I had been planning for months to surprise my wife for our 25th anniversary with a cruise, telling her to take vacation ... Read more
My review sounds exactly like the previous one posted by ljpinko. We selected Royal Caribbean Explorer of the Seas ... Read more
I don't even know where to begin with this review. First let me say that I have travelled with Royal Caribbean three ... Read more

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Awesome As Always Cayman Turtle
2/15
This was our 12th cruise with Royal, our second on Explorer. Travelling were myself, husband and two children, ages 9 ... Read more
New to cruising augustmoon849
2/15
We are far from seasoned cruisers, but wanted to try a short trip out of FL this winter in an effort to know more and ... Read more
2/15
Let me preface - my husband and I are in our 50's and this was our 8th cruise (our second on RCL) and we were ... Read more
We drove from upstate New York to Port Canaveral so we could stop and see friends along the way. We ran into snow in ... Read more
Not rated
2/15
Most of my cruises in the last few years have been on Princess. We had not sailed on RCCL for three or four years. We ... Read more

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Price Not Worth It schneidy01
2/15
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
2/15
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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