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Mexican Riviera Mariner of the Seas Mexican Riviera Cruise Reviews

Royal Caribbean
Mariner of the Seas
Mexican Riviera
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206 Mexican Riviera Mariner of the Seas Mexican Riviera Cruise Reviews


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doover

2 Reviews Written

Excellnt cruise!!!

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Once again, I will make this review short. Simply put this was an awesome cruise and a very nice ship, great food, and the staff were very friendly and great at remembering your name. I went with my Mother, Brother ...
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Sail Date August 2011


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sg1phileshipper

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Mexican Riviera on a beautiful ship

Introduction: After having a blast on a 14 night Alaska cruise in September 2009, I couldn't wait to cruise again. When I saw the rates for a Mexican Riviera cruise, I didn't hesitate to book a B2B. And I'm glad I ...
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Sail Date September 2010


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JohnHall1965

1 Review Written

Mariner Of The Seas 2011

I will Start with the transfer service From Lax to the port , on the morning of our embarkation the RC representatives met us right where our travel Agent told us they would be , they had a great big yellow flags to ...
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Sail Date January 2011


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kogi

1 Review Written

Way too much fun!

My boyfriend and I went to the Mariner of the Seas in August 2010. We had wanted to go on a cruise - any cruise - and were told that Royal Caribbean was the one to go on. We had an amazing time and met some awesome ...
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Sail Date August 2010


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Mystyou

13 Reviews Written

38 Helpful Votes

Mariner's Last Mexican Riviera Cruise

Left PHL on USAir at 6:55 AM the day before the cruise just beating out an expected snowfall predicted to leave about 1-2." Plane had to be deiced first which was a unique experience for me. Great flight to Phoenix ...
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Sail Date January 2011


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justthefourofus

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Mexican Riviera Christmas Cruise

This will be a long review because I want to include as much as I can for those of you traveling with tweens and/or teens - that was the info. I had the hardest time finding reviews for when I searched and planned ...
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Sail Date December 2010


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harryfat1

2 Reviews Written

Mariner of the Seas - Mexican Riviera

The following is a fairly lengthy cruise summary from our sailing on RCI's Mariner of the Seas. I deliberately didn't use the phrase "cruise review" as I don't think anyone of us that are on vacation is qualified to ...
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Sail Date December 2010


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Bear1966

1 Review Written

Mexican Riveria on a Grand Lady

This was our first experience with Royal Caribbean and will not be our last. The food, entertainment, staff and the ship itself were exceptional. Firstly, if anyone could fault the food on offer, then they are ...
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Sail Date December 2010


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rob918

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great Cruise to Mexico Dec 12-19, 2010

This is our 30th cruise and the 3rd on the Navigator. Too bad this is the last month it will be sailing out of Los Angeles, or the West Coast for that matter. RCCL is pulling all of it's ships out of the West Coast ...
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Sail Date December 2010


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Duster1416

1 Review Written

Group Experience on Mariner

This was our second adventure on the Mariner and our 8th on this class of ship. You can tell the ship is getting a bit worn, but nevertheless, the RC experience was worth it. Everyone had a great time! Lots to do ...
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Sail Date November 2010


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Marizona

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Winter cruise to the Mexican Riviera

Boarding the ship was pretty good. We arrived at the cruise terminal around 10:30 before the lines were actually open, so there was a line outside the terminal, but once the lines opened, things moved quite quickly. ...
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Sail Date December 2010


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Ninatchka2

1 Review Written

Cruise from hell

My family went on our first cruise the week of November 21, 2010 on Mariner of the Seas, visiting Cabo San Lucas, Mazatlan and Puerta Vallarta. I was in a balcony stateroom with my husband and three year old ...
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Sail Date November 2010


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Darianna

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Mariner of the Seas - not at all relaxing

So we had just finished a couple of frenetic weeks in the States, seeing and doing lots of different things. We had a choice between some time in Hawaii or a short cruise. I convinced my husband that a short cruise ...
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Sail Date November 2010


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TLex

1 Review Written

Mariner Mexican Riviera Thanksgiving

We enjoyed the Mariner Thanksgiving Week cruise from San Pedro (Port of LA), 21-28 Nov 10. I will post a longer review on the Royal Caribbean thread but, in brief, our observations: A. Just as beautiful as ...
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Sail Date November 2010


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AZ Thunder

2 Reviews Written

Mariner of the Seas. What a ship!!

What a magnificent ship! The Mariner was all that and more. I would give this cruise a 4/5. Of course there were a few downsides. The food is never good enough. The weather (like it's RCCL's fault could have been ...
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Sail Date November 2010


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KCCAKID

3 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Cruising on a Budget

This was my 10th cruise and I think the third time to the Mexican Riviera. We drove from the San Jose Area down to the port in LA. Took about 6 hours.. The parking at the pier was great and I love it ...
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Sail Date November 2010


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PCWalton1

2 Reviews Written

No rating

Celebrating 32nd anniversary on the Mexican Riviera

Well since the snow is now melting here in Seattle I am coming out of my shock and figure I will out a review together. Marie and I had the joy of sailing to the Mexican Riviera on the Mariner last week. We signed ...
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Sail Date November 2010


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KKB

5 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Family fun for first RCCL cruise!

This was my parents Christmas gift to my brother's & my families. 12 of us--6 adults plus 6 kids from 9-15. Oct. 24-31. We have cruised Princess & Disney; Mom & Dad have done Celebrity, RCCL, Princess & NCL; Brother ...
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Sail Date October 2010


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tip

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Mariner of the Seas--Smooth Sailing

1) Flight and Pre-Cruise Hotel We flew into LAX the day before our cruise via our favorite airline, Southwest. Thanks to advice from Cruise Critic, we had made reservations for the Super Shuttle and the van ...
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Sail Date October 2010


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hazmat1

1 Review Written

Mariner OTS Boo Cruise.

This was my third time on the Mariner OTS and I will probably not go back. We stayed the night before at the Crowne Plaza in San Pedro. We chose that because of the proximity to the ship. Beautiful hotel ...
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Sail Date October 2010


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ccruisequeen

5 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

FIRST & LAST TIME ON MARINER

After a friend's recommendation we decided to tryTHE MARINER POSITIVE: Check-in went smoothly, although we were delayed 45 minutes for Coast Guard inspection. Easy to maneuver ship with my walker or scooter. ...
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Sail Date October 2010


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suzib13

1 Review Written

Cruising for the terrified of water

Just returned from 7 wonderful days aboard Mariner of the Seas, what a fantastic ship!!!!!!! As the title explains I am terrified of water, but, felt that I was holding other family members back from the ...
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Sail Date October 2010


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One Cruise at a time

1 Review Written

No rating

Loved the Mariner of the Seas

Our trip began from Northern Virginia with a 5 ½ hour flight to LAX. Once we touched down we found a shuttle to the San Pedro Crown Plaza Hotel via a red shuttle which I recommend avoiding and using the ...
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Sail Date September 2010


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BlancaNoir

1 Review Written

Traveling with kids on Mariner OTS, October 2010

Mariner of the Seas 10/24/10 About us We traveled as a group of 6. Three adults (ages 55, 33, and 32) and three kids (10, 6, and 4.) This was my second cruise and the first cruise for everyone else. We ...
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Sail Date October 2010


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wombat2

2 Reviews Written

Aussie family loves Royal

We are an Australian family and this cruise was our third and last leg of our American Californian holiday and it was the best way to finish it off. Through cruise critic we were able to get some great ideas. We ...
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Sail Date October 2010


Mariner of the Seas Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.54.4
Dining5.03.9
Entertainment4.53.9
Public Rooms5.04.5
Fitness Recreation5.04.3
Family4.54
Enrichment3.53.6
Service4.54.4
Value For Money5.04
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