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Beijing Royal Caribbean Mariner of the Seas Cruise Reviews

5.0 / 5.0
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Playmakers Campfire Cookie. Not to be missed.
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1-10 of 18 Beijing Royal Caribbean Mariner of the Seas Cruise Reviews


RCI Disaster

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Joyce74
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We were really looking forward to this cruise having cruised with RCI in the past and had a wonderful holiday. Stayed in Novotel in Beijing for 3 days prior to cruise which was very good. Ship was spotlessly clean and crew members, as always, were very friendly and efficient, especially our cabin steward who was lovely and worked tirelessly. Usual daytime activities, quizzes, poolside games ...
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Sail Date: October 2015


Never again with Royal Carribean

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fireman31828
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

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 been given over to the Asian passenger market to the detriment of all other nationalities. Many crew members did not speak fluent enough English to be ...
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Sail Date: October 2015

Cabin Type: Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom with Balcony


Service, a forgotten word!

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imaunder
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

This is the second time we have sailed with RCI and before this trip it was considered our first choice, but after this it is most probably, the last. From basic organisation and communication the cruise failed in most aspects, as follows: 1. We had paid for "My Time Dining" which entailed paying gratuities in advance, only to be initially told it was unavailable. Then after considerable ...
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Sail Date: October 2015

Cabin Type: Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom with Balcony

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Utter Disgrace

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Linsey5517
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

Please think very carefully before booking this cruise. This was our first ever cruise and all I can say is so very disappointed. As a part of our cruise we were given a tour before embarking the cruise to the forbidden city,and the Great Wall of china. Yes fantastic experience seeing these places but being given the hard sell at a jade factory we were taken to then on route back to the hotel we ...
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Sail Date: October 2015

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom


What a fiasco

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chrisnian
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

I have to agree with other comments regarding mariner of the seas , the scene was set from embarkation to disembarkation queuing what a way to spend a holiday either at customer services or for tours. appalling logistics ,organisation, management skills. I have never been on a cruise where after only 3days basic food and beverages had run out ie no butter. entertainment diabolical very poor ...
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Sail Date: October 2015


The Worst Cruise Ever, But the Most Expensive

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adkin44@btinternet.com
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We have taken 10 cruises in total and from a dining and entertainment viewpoint this was the worst. Our previous Royal Caribbean cruise was excellent. This was worse even than the cheaper cruises like Costa and Carnival. The dining room food was at times inedible and the service was second rate . We have never seen so many people abandon the dining room after a few days in favour of the Buffet. ...
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Sail Date: October 2015

Cabin Type: Large Oceanview Stateroom


Dining Room Food/Dress

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Johnann
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

The food was mainly Asian and considering there were 2600 guests, of whom 600 were Asian, we couldn't understand why the food was mainly Asian. On formal nights there were many people in colourful polo shirts and when we mentioned this to the Restaurant Manager, he replied with "Royal Caribbean change their policy for the Asian market". Pity no one bothered to tell us, we had carried all our ...
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Sail Date: October 2015

Cabin Type: Superior Oceanview Stateroom with Balcony


Waste of good money

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Ibbybikesnbeads
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

This was my first cruise ever, after many years of my sisters trying to convince me they were brill.well not the case on r/c.never again. It started at the Beijing port with very long queues, so you think oh well just a queue, ,,,,, But those queues continued right throughout the cruise and I'm talking about a couple of hours sometimes, with lot of frustration and arguing between ...
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Sail Date: October 2015


Bit of a failure Mariner

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pc1949
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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 agent and was a joke with insufficient buses for the number of passengers and also no organisation, with some buses turning up and others not. We left from ...
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Sail Date: October 2015

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom


Nothing to recommend on this ship

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C0l0nel
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

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 experienced RC passengers did say this was nothing like normal. This was a repositioning cruise moving the ship from Beijing to Singapore for 6 ...
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Sail Date: October 2015

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom


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