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Galveston Royal Caribbean Mariner of the Seas Cruise Reviews

5.0 / 5.0
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1258 reviews
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Playmakers Campfire Cookie. Not to be missed.
The beach at the Coco Cay Club.
Pina Colada in my private cabana at Perfect Day
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Great cruise except the end.....which was so bad I haven't cruised since

Review for Mariner of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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gchung
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

So my wife and I decided to take a 7 day cruise to Belize, Roatan and Cozumel for a delayed honeymoon for the summer of 2014 (I can't recall the exact date but it was before June of last year). I heard Royal Caribbean was a more upscale cruise line as compared to Carnival so we went with the Mariner with the Seas. It was recently renovated and it showed. Arrival and embarkation was a breeze. Our ...
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Sail Date: May 2014

Cabin Type: Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom with Balcony


NOT UP TO RCCL STANDARDS

Review for Mariner of the Seas to Transatlantic

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stanberys2
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We've been on many RCCL cruises and have always had a great time. This cruise was not up to RCCL standards. The ship, cabin, and cabin steward were great. The problem came with the entertaiment, cruise director and staff, and last but certainly not least, the food. Let me say, the Ice Show was EXCELLENT. The absolute highlight of all the entertainment We always look forward to the nightly ...
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Sail Date: April 2013

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom


Big picture down to the details

Review for Mariner of the Seas to Transatlantic

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teflonjmd
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Not first time cruisers, but this was our first transatlantic crossing. We were not sure what to expect. We had read so many reviews and scoured the internet for information. Here's the BIG PICTURE summary: Fantastic cruise that was not boring or too long by any stretch of the imagination. Mariner of the Seas was a great ship with fantastic service. We don't think we could ever take a cruise ...
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Sail Date: April 2013

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom


Such a great time

Review for Mariner of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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wsbond
First Time Cruiser • Age 30s

Embarkation- Computers broke down during the middle of embarkation, it would have been nice for them to keep us updated other than that the line moved very quickly. Cabin- Perfect. I like sleeping in cold, dark, and quiet which makes an interior stateroom perfect for me. Our room steward was excellent although not very personable. I loved the towel animals and he even made me a few when it ...
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Sail Date: April 2013

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom


Mariner repositioning leg 1.

Review for Mariner of the Seas to Transatlantic

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goofysguy
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

I had sailed on RCL 2 previous times and had been very pleased with my experience. However, this cruise was not to be a repeat of the previous ones. I have not sailed from Galveston before so I can't say that my embarkation experience was unusual but definitely unlike previous ones. We stood in the sun for about 40 minutes before we were able to get into the building and then about another 1.5 ...
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Sail Date: April 2013

Cabin Type: Promenade Stateroom


Spring Transatlantic on Mariner

Review for Mariner of the Seas to Transatlantic

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trebaldrol
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We booked a cruise package for this trip - our first time to do this. This included flights, transfers, hotel and the 15 night cruise. It was excellent value for money. The flight was from London Heathrow and took over 10 hours. The hotel, being in the airport, was most welcome.The embarkation went smoothly after a delayed departure from the Marriott at George Bush Airport. The ship was undergoing ...
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Sail Date: April 2013

Cabin Type: Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom with Balcony


Days at sea Great

Review for Mariner of the Seas to Transatlantic

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jloudder
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

Booked in to a Best Western in Galveston and did not get a wink of sleep because of the room next door. This was my first time to have an interior room but ended up loving it. Very quiet and dark, which I like for sleeping, but the only draw back is waking up and wondering is it am or pm. I loved the days at sea. All the people on board were around my age. Unfortunately I ate most of my meals ...
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Sail Date: April 2013

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom


GREAT SPRING CROSSING ON THE MARINER OF THE SEAS

Review for Mariner of the Seas to Transatlantic

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SHIP TRAVELER
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We enjoyed this cruise from the first day to the last. I have to differ with the post that said the cruise director, Steve Davis was disinterested. While we were cruising we both commented that we had never seen such an involved hard working CD and activities staff. Possibly others are not comparing this cruise to other transatlantic sailings. I think there was some decent entertainment. I ...
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Sail Date: April 2013

Cabin Type: Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom with Balcony


Wonderful First time cruise

Review for Mariner of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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nomid63
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

We left out of Galveston,not too bad getting on board once we got through the line for security. We were in a JS so got to move to front of line to receive sea pass. Got on board and found our cabins. Met our stateroom attendant immediately. Willy was very helpful and answered all our questions. He was always available and attentive to our needs. Ate all evening meals in the MDR. Our waiter ...
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Sail Date: April 2013

Cabin Type: Junior Suite


Mariner Western Caribbean from Galveston

Review for Mariner of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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clover2
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We just returned from our Royal Caribbean cruise on Mariner of the Seas. It is our understanding that Mariner will be leaving Galveston and going to Asia in two weeks and Navigator will be replacing it in Galveston. This is going to be a good change, and there are so many things that are alike on both ships, that there will still be the same care and concern for its passengers. We drove in ...
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Sail Date: April 2013

Cabin Type: Promenade Stateroom


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