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Transatlantic Mariner of the Seas Transatlantic Cruise Reviews

Royal Caribbean
Mariner of the Seas
Departure Port

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22 Transatlantic Mariner of the Seas Transatlantic Cruise Reviews

goofysguy avatar


2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Mariner repositioning leg 1.


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 ...
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Sail Date April 2013

teflonjmd avatar


2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Big picture down to the details

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: ...
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Sail Date April 2013

trebaldrol avatar


1 Review Written

Spring Transatlantic on Mariner

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 ...
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Sail Date April 2013



8 Reviews Written

50 Helpful Votes


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 ...
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Sail Date April 2013

jloudder avatar


2 Reviews Written

Days at sea Great

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 ...
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Sail Date April 2013

stanberys2 avatar


3 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes


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 ...
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Sail Date April 2013

twin123185 avatar


15 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Great bang For the Buck

We originally planned on going to Rome for a week but soon realized it was cheaper to take this cruise back to the states than fly back! 16 nights for $509 pp. This was an unbelievable bargain. Especially ...
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Sail Date November 2012

Patthecruiser avatar


9 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

Another Transatlantic Crossing

As a very seasoned cruiser, I know what to expect and typically am not disappointed. I have been on many RCCL cruises and have loved them all, and this one was no exception. The staff was perfect, ship beautiful and ...
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Sail Date November 2012

connieg avatar


6 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Terrific Transatlantic

This was our first Transatlantic cruising with 3,500 very experience, world class travelers. A good number, perhaps a majority, were from Texas and most were active, mature cruisers. This sailing attracts very ...
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Sail Date November 2012

Spheers avatar


1 Review Written

Transatlantic on Mariner of the Seas

I did not know what to expect of a trans Atlantic crossing with a number of sea days. There was nothing to worry about. I had a blast. Then there were all the freinds I made with Cruise Critic. I have ...
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Sail Date November 2012

Bucky63 avatar


28 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

Enjoyable crossing

Air Travel and Embarkation We used RCL Choice Air. The airline (U.S. Airways) was fine, getting us to Rome an hour ahead of schedule. Our luggage arrived as scheduled. RCL personnel were at the airport to meet ...
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Sail Date November 2012

travelberlin avatar


20 Reviews Written

77 Helpful Votes

Transatlantic with Mariner of the Seas

We flew to Miami with Copa Airlines from Southamerica. Originally we were booked to fly with Aerosur, but this airline went bankrupt before our flight. We lost the money of the tickets bought with Aerosur, since ...
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Sail Date May 2012

italybound1 avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Mariner of Seas Transatlantic 5/12

we traveled on a 14 transatlantic out of Miami. check in was beyond easy. no lines, no hassle. our cabin was the biggest than any other balcony we have had on other lines. our room was clean, had new flat screen ...
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Sail Date May 2012

newpancake avatar


1 Review Written

Great Affordable Luxury Cruising

Background: New, late 50's retirees. First time cruisers; decided for full immersion, transatlantic cruise. PreCruise: Stayed in a very nice Hampden Inn in center of Miami. Made the adventure of flying to Ft. ...
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Sail Date May 2012

Sequim88 avatar


1 Review Written

Mariner Transatlantic - Miami to Rome

Mid-50's empty nesters celebrating 35th anniversary with a transatlantic cruise. My wife is paralyzed on right side so uses wheelchair, thus we booked accessible balcony cabin (category AX) over a year in advance. ...
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Sail Date May 2012

weatherguy avatar


12 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Re-Furbished Mariner of the Seas Cruise, May 1 - 16, 2012

In this publication: May 1 - May 16, 2012, Trans-Atlantic on Mariner of the Seas, 15-nights to Southern Europe, written & issued by Weatherguy. I. Background. The two of us who took this cruise on Mariner of ...
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Sail Date May 2012

abroadsailing avatar


1 Review Written

Mariner of the Seas --Transatlantic May 2012

I had a great time on this trip. I was a little worried at first with so many sea days but we had great weather and there were so many activities available both inside and out on the deck that they passed quickly. ...
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Sail Date May 2012

Dolphine avatar


2 Reviews Written

Cruise a hit with husband

Our cruise plans were made far in advance, but how could one fly to Rome without seeing the sights? One glance at hotel prices in Rome encouraged me to rent an apartment for a couple weeks. We settled into an ...
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Sail Date October 2011

Beaches21 avatar


1 Review Written

Rome to Galveston

We traveled from Rome to Galveston, TX on Mariner during Oct./Nov. 2012. We have traveled on multi-lines and ships throughout the world. I shall not dwell on the ports except to say that they were all nice and ...
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Sail Date November 2011

mom4mom avatar


3 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

First (but not last) transatlantic

We flew to Rome (FCO) via Lufthansa from Houston (IAH) via Frankfort. I'm glad that we booked a longer layover since our originating flight was delayed 2 hours. We flew into Rome 4 days before our cruise and ...
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Sail Date October 2011

roger007 avatar


7 Reviews Written

Mariner of the Seas--now in American waters

Review of the Mariner of the Seas: TA: Rome to Galveston: October 26-November 11 Having recently (this year) cruised on both Princess and Holland America, we are in an excellent position to compare the three ...
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Sail Date October 2011

pmacher61 avatar


6 Reviews Written

47 Helpful Votes

No more Transatlantics /Repositionings on RCI

I've cruised over 60 times on most all the lines including a number of TA crossings. Now that I live in So Am and am retired I favor crossings from So Am to Europe. They involve less air expense for us and are ...
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Sail Date March 2011

Mariner of the Seas Ratings

Public Rooms5.04.5
Fitness Recreation5.04.3
Value For Money5.04
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