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78% Loved It
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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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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
03/15
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
04/15
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
03/15
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
03/15
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
03/15
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
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03/15
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
03/15
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
03/15
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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Fun Vacation!!!!! mike18510
02/15
Our trip started with a few days in Cocoa Beach at the Best Western, nice enough place overlooking the sand for about ... Read more
We have been on 8 cruises - 5 Carnival, 1 Princess, 2 Royal Caribbean. Royal Caribbean is by far the worst when it ... Read more
02/15
I had heard some stories about long lines and delays boarding in Canaveral at the new terminal, but it seems that they ... Read more
02/15
I have only been on one cruise - a Carnival ship 27 years ago. My 17 year old daughter had never been on one. This was ... Read more
03/15
My hubby and I have never been on a cruise before...this was our first time, but as many have warned us, it will not be ... Read more

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02/15
This was our sixth Caribbean Cruise and the first time we embarked from Port Canaveral. We were impressed with the new ... Read more
A mixed bag skelpsk
02/15
Great ship: sailed with an even keel in gale force winds; Lots of onboard amenities with at least 6 hot tubs and an ice ... Read more
A Piece of Ship jgallagh44
02/15
Boarding went well, about 20 minutes from time we arrived at terminal 1 in Port Canaveral. We had lunch in the ... Read more
We read reviews before our vacation. We doubted a lot, but we decided to try. We returned yesterday and so happy, like ... Read more
This awsome Southern Caribbean itinerary included visits to Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao with a beach barbecue at Labadi, ... Read more

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