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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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1,229 Royal Caribbean Explorer of the Seas Cruise Reviews

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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
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

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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
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

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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
06/14
Having cruised for 35 years on a multitude of ships, I have seen the decline of the cruise experience first-hand. From ... Read more
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06/14
My wife and I and another couple went on this cruise. We live in Wilmington,De, so it was not more than a couple hours ... Read more
06/14
The port is nice to travel from but alittle unorganized. Got on the ship and found the wind jammer packed with very ... Read more

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Left on a Thursday out of Bayonne - very easy embarkation. I love this port. It is only 45 mins from my house so we ... Read more
With 27 members of our family alongside, our cruise on the Explorer of the Seas had to be the most disappointing family ... Read more
Just returned from the 5 day Bermuda cruise this morning! We had a wonderful time, with just a few suggestions that ... Read more
This was our 5th cruise (4th with RCL) and the worst one so far. Will never take another RCL cruise! The embarkation ... Read more
Nine Day May 22nd review jerseybeachmom
06/14
I just returned today from the 9 day Caribbean cruise with my 2 teenagers age 18, along with my daughter's friend, age ... Read more

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This was our third sailing on the Explorer, the last being about 7 years ago. While still a very nice looking ship, it ... Read more
My mom and I did a back-to-back-to-back on the beautiful Explorer of the Seas to Bermuda and the Caribbean. We like the ... Read more
06/14
We just got back from the latest Explorer of the Seas cruise. I had not read any of the other reviews prior to our ... Read more
06/14
Our room stewart was great, however...my sons clothes that were in a plastic bag..wet things etc....were accidentally ... Read more
I got the opportunity to take my first cruise on the EOS out of Bayonne (Cape Liberty) in March 2014. The weather at ... Read more

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