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samoyedlover24
Member Since 2010
1 review
99 forum posts
Our cruise was from August 8th thru 15th, 2010. I hadn't been on a cruise for 10 years and that was my first cruise. My family and I went on the Millennium Mexican Riviera Cruise in 1999-2000 on the Rhapsody of the Seas. Back then, I was ... Read more
texsand
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
We took a family cruise on the Mariner of the Seas the first week in August. We live in Texas and wanted something different from the standard western Caribbean/ Cozumel cruise. (Plus RCCL only operates seasonal from Galveston and we are ... Read more
Whobody
Member Since 2010
1 review
4 forum posts
This was my first cruise and I was excited about my trip to the Mexican Riviera. Many of my friends had told me of their cruise adventures on other cruise lines and I finally made up my mind to take one. My travel agent at AAA found this ... Read more
coolcat12
Member Since 2002
1 review
1,189 forum post
I booked this cruise for myself and 19 year old daughter after sailing on the Mariner Sept 2009 with my husband. After having such a great time on the first Mariner cruise, I just knew my daughter would love it. She has sailed 3 other ... Read more
juanrod
Member Since 2002
1 review
235 forum posts
Sailed July 2010
I found all of these posts on Cruise Critic to be so helpful so I wanted to pay it forward and hope this helps all of you reading out there... Here is a recap of our recent cruise on Mariner of the Seas to the Mexican Riviera. We Had Aft ... Read more
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explorer50uk
Member Since 2006
3 reviews
209 forum posts
I sailed with my adult son and daughter 4th July out out LA and am sorry to say that this has probably been the worst experience out of 46 previous RCCL cruises. Check-in was the only easy and pleasant part of this cruise, we arrived 3pm ... Read more
chunkylover43
Member Since 2007
5 reviews
10 forum posts
Sailed July 2010
The Mariner of the Seas is a huge ship and an example of the mega cruise ship experience that is the hallmark of Royal Caribbean International. The ship is breathtaking in its size and activities. The Royal Promenade is the main street to ... Read more
firstfirsttimer
Member Since 2010
1 review
9 forum posts
Sailed July 2010
Embarkation: Embarkation was really easy. We flew into LAX at 5:30am the morning of (there are not too many direct flight options coming out of Kaua`i and I didn't want to risk our luggage getting lost before the trip). We thought that we ... Read more
chloemonkey
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
590 forum posts
We have sailed the Mexican Riviera around 15 times or so and were looking forward to the Mariner of the Seas. We had 4 Owner's suites for my four daughters and parents and we had the Royal Suite. The suites are nice (the Royal always is!) ... Read more
surikatina
Member Since 2010
6 reviews
81 forum posts
We have been wanting to experience RCCL for quite a while and finally found an itinerary and time that worked for us. Also, because CC has been so helpful to me in planning some of my past cruises, this is my first CC review with the hope ... Read more
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iamfranki
Member Since 2010
1 review
5 forum posts
Our Mariner of the Seas - Mexican Riveria Review (longish) Tour dates 04JUL - 10JUL First of all a HUGE thanks to all that have posted before me. The wealth and depth of info was so helpful in deciding what to bring or do on the boat. ... Read more
niksmom630
Member Since 2009
1 review
2,012 forum posts
Let me begin by saying that I am a Diamond member and have sailed, almost exclusively with Royal Caribbean. This was our first cruise on the Mariner, and to the Mexican Riviera. The rest of our cruises have been in the Caribbean, including ... Read more
ukcruiseguy
Member Since 2008
3 reviews
120 forum posts
Mariner of the Seas, Sailing from Los Angeles to Mexico on 13th June 2010 sailing in a Grand Suite. Mexican Riviera We arrived at the port around 11am and quickly found a porter to take care of our luggage, we had been given a change ... Read more
MoonBead
Member Since 2010
1 review
89 forum posts
Embarkation: Drove to port (about an hour drive from home) and arrived about Noon. No problems getting there except we did go around a couple of times before we saw the entrance to the actual parking section. Husband was real frustrated by ... Read more
tortuga1
Member Since 2010
1 review
6 forum posts
My family of four (including two teenagers - 16 and 19) drove to LA from northern California the day before the cruise and spent the night 30 minutes away from the port at an Embassy Suites. Sunday morning we arrived at the port at about ... Read more
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gdisney
Member Since 2007
2 reviews
908 forum posts
So, we had the good fortune of sailing on the Mariner just two days after our wedding. This was our fourth RCI cruise, and the largest ship and longest trip we had been on. We got lost in the parking lot - first time that's happened! ... Read more
ama-sam
Member Since 2003
1 review
210 forum posts
Overall review My husband and I wanted to do a trip to Napa, sadly none of our friends were able to make it, so I introduced the idea of adding on a cruise and going by ourselves. The Mexican Riviera was the destination of choice as we ... Read more
esmo
Member Since 2007
3 reviews
488 forum posts
We have cruised twice on Princess and were very happy with both those trips. We booked Royal Caribbean's Mariner of the Seas because we wanted a warm weather cruise to celebrate our son's graduation from high school. Our choices for a West ... Read more
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raptorkk13
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
4 forum posts
We were four couples, family and friends, who all booked the cruise through Best Price Cruises, which worked very well. Great prices and very nice extras. We consisted of a Gold Crown & Anchor couple (3 cruises), a couple with two ... Read more
coolpopp
Member Since 2005
2 reviews
64 forum posts
Sailed May 2010
We were at the cruiseport at 12:30 pm having arrived at the airport at 11 o'clock. Checking in was a breeze, was able to go directly to our cabin and then had lunch at the Windjammer. The Ship was beautiful and really enjoyed the promenade ... Read more
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Linda Scarff
1 review
Embarkation was a breeze, dont know why I had got so worried about it. Went straight to Windjammers, where I must say the food was fantastic! So much choice, surely all you moaners could have found something there is just so much to choose ... Read more
Judy Burns
Member Since 2010
1 review
Sailed May 2010
My husband and I travelled from Australia to board Mariner of the Seas in Los Angeles for a 7 night cruise to the Mexican Riviera. It was a long way to travel but we weren't disappointed with this beautiful ship and the friendly people we ... Read more
nocolaforme
Member Since 2010
1 review
Overall an excellent uneventful cruise. Check it was a breeze, got on board the ship, went to the Windjammer for lunch and then checked out our room. We usually get an inside stateroom unless we are in Alaska. I mean really, how much time ... Read more
waves4u
Member Since 2010
1 review
2 forum posts
From the minute we boarded the Mariner we were treated with friendliness and many smiles. The ship was kept very clean by the crew and passengers were urged to take advantage of hand sanitizer machines at every food venue. Our stateroom ... Read more
LBumb
Member Since 2008
1 review
6,890 forum posts
Mariner of the seas is a beautiful ship. The staff is very friendly and very helpful. We stayed in inside rooms on deck 6. The rooms were nothing fancy but had a great location to royal promenade. embarkation- absolutely painless. very ... Read more
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