Royal Caribbean Mariner of the Seas Cruise Reviews

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fireman31828
Member Since 2014
1 review
1 helpful vote
Just returned from a 14 night cruise on Mariner of the Seas. I should have realised what we were in for at the embarkation fiasco at Bejing, to say this was horrendous is putting it mildly. However worse was to come. The ship has ... Read more
pc1949
Member Since 2013
5 reviews
Sailed October 2015
Firstly we are very seasoned cruisers and usually do not make comments on cruises however we found this cruise as being run mainly for a specific market which left it lacking. The trip to Tianjin from Beijing was organised by our travel ... Read more
C0l0nel
Member Since 2013
5 reviews
7 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This was to be a special cruise for our 40th anniversary and as such we chose to go somewhere far away we may never visit again. This was our first cruise with Royal Caribbean (15 in all) and to be honest probably the last. Although other ... Read more
andytownbob
Member Since 2015
1 review
13 forum posts
We joined the Mariner of the Seas in Taijing and the queues were awful, there was no organisation or control, it was complete and utter chaos. There was rumours that half of its staff had walked out on RCC including Senior Management.My ... Read more
Amersham
Member Since 2015
1 review
Sailed October 2015
We were really looking forward to this cruise but from day one what a disappointment and poor value for money The food from day one was up impressive lacked flavouring and seasoning focus was on a taste of Asia we wouldn't have minded ... Read more
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malcook27
Member Since 2015
1 review
Sailed October 2015
We booked this cruise for a special anniversary having been on several cruise holidays before. The cruise was very disappointing despite the ship being very well equipped and well maintained. We encountered problems from the first day ... Read more
Singapore couple
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
4 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
After a considerable wait in the lounge at the Cruise Port where we were subjected to pushing and shoving in queues to board the ship with no public announcements in English to tell us where to stand we eventfully boarded the ship at ... Read more
J2WOF
Member Since 2015
1 review
4 helpful votes
We booked a cruise in the UK to visit China, South Korea and Japan on Royal Caribbean's Mariner of the Seas, sailing 6th September. The itinerary was changed just a couple of weeks before we set off and South Korea was taken out and an ... Read more
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travelfan6
Member Since 2015
1 review
3 helpful votes
Where do I start! We were a group of experienced and first time cruisers. Like another reviewer, those of us who had previously cruised kept trying to tell our first time cruiser friend that this is defiantly not the norm! I don't think ... Read more
umlaut
Member Since 2014
1 review
25 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Reading other reviews I went in with an open mind. I think some of the previous reviews been right out racist. And for your information I'm mixed Thai and Swedish. The embarkation and the passport control was swift at all ports, ... Read more
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lumbearjack
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
69 forum posts
Our fourth Asian cruise (38 overall) took us aboard Royal Caribbean's Mariner of the Seas. To say it was a different experience would be an understatement. We have been to Asia many times on our own, with tour groups, and on ship, and ... Read more
gi_pam
Member Since 2012
1 review
413 forum posts
Sailed March 2015
We are a family of 4 from Canada, with a 12-year-old daughter and 14-year-old son. We have cruised both with and without the children in the past. The opportunity to take a trip presented itself and Asia was on our bucket list. The dates ... Read more
Ladyrex
Member Since 2013
1 review
12 forum posts
Unfortunately this cruise is aimed for the Asian Market. The smell of cigarettes is prominent everywhere on the ship. "No smoking" is ignored and no respect for any other cruisers is given. The casino is aimed for Asian ... Read more
tangwc
Member Since 2015
1 review
Sailed February 2015
I must first compliment all the crew members and staff on board during our stay on the ship.To summarise: The rooms were comfortable, food was good (not the greatest in the fixed dining rooms but no complain), lots to do and the most ... Read more
Invigo79
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 forum posts
This is my first cruise with Royal Caribbean. We travel in a group of 8 (extended family) with 2 connecting rooms. We took the Spice of South East Asia cruise on 27 Feb 2015 that took us to Port Klang, Penang and Phuket for a total of 6 ... Read more
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wbjsew70
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 helpful vote
I have recently completed a 7 day Asian cruise from Singapore-Bangkok (Laem Chabang)-Ho Chi Minh City (Phu My)-Singapore. This was the 9th cruise that my wife and I have completed. Most of our cruises to date have been on Norwegian Cruise ... Read more
anandaindonesia
Member Since 2012
5 reviews
2,062 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed February 2015
Mariner of the Seas is a fine ship. Many reviews have testify to this, so I do not need to repeat the good comments about this ship. My only note about this ship is that it does not have a child friendly pool so the children make the ... Read more
LarsPson
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
99 forum posts
Embarkation: Got to Marina Bay Cruise at around 11.30, check-in was a breeze, but given a color for embarkation /immigration check, which was not recognized properly by the staff working there. Since we had a GS, we would expect priority ... Read more
LarsPson
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
99 forum posts
Embarkation: As this was done as a part of a B2B, we did not get any information beforehand of how the handling of this should be done. That said, we could not plan for an excursion leaving at a certain time, since we did not know when we ... Read more
StellaBlu
Member Since 2010
1 review
41 forum posts
Sailed February 2015
We recently spent 5 nights aboard Mariner of the Seas with another couple and thoroughly enjoyed it. We all stayed pre-cruise at the Mandarin Orchard Hotel, ideally located for shopping on Orchard Road and a short walk to the Orchard MRT ... Read more
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Cairns Cruisers
Member Since 2014
1 review
40 forum posts
Sailed February 2015
Back from our very first cruise.As I have nothing to compare this cruise against,below are my thoughts. Check in a MBCC was first rate and very easy. We had a jnr suite and it was roomy for all 3(my wife and adult daughter) of us. I ... Read more
Audacity3371
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
Went on a 3 nights cruise from Singapore to Penang (and back) in late January 2015. Embarkation at Marina Bay Cruise Centre was smooth and quick. In fact, much quicker than the previous cruise I went on. The same efficiency was so for ... Read more
WST
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
15 forum posts
My partner and I cruised for 4 nights in January last year and felt it was not long enoigh so booked a 7 night cruise this January. We like sailing through the Straits of Malacca because it is much calmer and have not felt ready for the ... Read more
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emski83
Member Since 2014
1 review
347 forum posts
Sailed January 2015
Embarkment: We arrived at Marina Bay Cruise Centre about 12pm, not many ppl around. We were told to place our bags which were then to be transported to the ship. We made our way inside, where we were had to go through customs. We then ... Read more
kcmumof2
Member Since 2014
1 review
19 forum posts
We were a family of 10 cruising together for the second time with RCI. Previous cruise was from Sydney Australia to New Zealand on Voyager of the Seas, so we couldn't help but compare as Mariner and Voyager are of the Voyager class. ... Read more
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