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Royal Caribbean Explorer of the Seas Cruise Reviews

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Enjoyed the theater productions

Review for Explorer of the Seas to Caribbean - Southern

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Debbie Diane

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

I wanted to cruise the ABC islands without flying to San Juan, Seen this 9 night cruise from Port of Miami at a good rate. The only thing cruising from Port of Miami is it is so busy 8 ships in when we left and returned. This was our 11th cruise, so not new to cruising. The ship is old and has only one more cruise, as of now, before it goes in dry dock for refurbishing. The crew was excellent, ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Spacious Ocean View Balcony


Royal Caribbean did not Disappoint~

Review for Explorer of the Seas to Caribbean - Southern

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topmom5

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

We were celebrating our 30th Wedding Anniversary, which was actually 3 days ahead of the cruise launch - but still.... I had forgotten how horrific access to the Port of Miami is - even though we were parking offsite. I was swearing and vowing we were never sailing out of that POS Port again, which my HEA tells me I said last time i fought through Miami Traffic, limited access and ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Junior Suite Accessible


Wonderful Cruise

Review for Explorer of the Seas to Caribbean - Southern

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bubblesII

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

Beautiful boat. Great dinners every night. Stayed in Room 3624. Terrific ocean view room right outside 3rd floor dining room - so convenient. Only problem was it was an “adjoining” room so there was a door where the couch should have been, leaving room only for a chair. Also, we had to put a towel under the door. You could hear talking, sneezing, coughing, hair dryer, etc. - it didn’t really help ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Great vegan food, outstanding 9692 aft balcony, and ABC snorkeling report

Review for Explorer of the Seas to Caribbean - Southern

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maxcat910

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

This was a great Royal Caribbean cruise out of Miami to the ABC islands and Labadee. Royal Caribbean staff were friendly and helpful. We enjoyed our fixed dining and had great vegan food. They brought us the menu the night before and we ordered what we wanted from there. We often ordered 1 or 2 vegan items and then supplemented the rest of our meal from the regular menu. We especially liked ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


First cruise after her TA

Review for Explorer of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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NancyS13

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

Embarking was an absolute mess! The coast guard too a long time for their inspection, I figured this would happen, so we didn’t show up as early as we usually do. We were still there about 15 minutes early because of the shuttle times. We were in terminal G, not sure why we didn’t go to the large new terminal, we were the only RC ship in port that day. The terminal was packed, hot, and one ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Owner's Suite


European Adventure

Review for Explorer of the Seas to Europe - British Isles & Western

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Scloud11

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

We found Explorer of the Seas to be as nice as when we first sailed on her 3 years ago on an Alaskan cruise. In fact, we found the service and food to be even better! The ship is kept immaculately clean. We were surprisingly assigned the same balcony cabin, 8280, from our Alaskan cruise which is mid ship and a perfect spot. The only disappointment was in picking this particular cruise, we ...
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Sail Date: October 2019


Excellent Explorer

Review for Explorer of the Seas to Europe - All

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grapau27

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We stayed overnight in a hotel in Southampton then got a taxi to the city terminal for 11am. As D+ loyalty we got priority security and check in and were on the ship within 20 minutes. We called into the Diamond Lounge for snacks and a hot drink as windjammer wasn't open. Our balcony cabin was ready by 1pm and 30 minutes later our cases turned up so we unpacked and went for lunch. We ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


Out of this world

Review for Explorer of the Seas to Europe - All

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Andrew Bishop

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

We found the staff very helpful polite and couldn’t do enough for you. The food was remarkable quality Choice was outstanding. Restaurant staff couldn’t do enough for you. We found that our cabin attendant was absolutely fabulous outstanding in all aspects of offers and help and suggestions he made.Entertainment we found enjoyable some nights were absolutely outstanding still couldn’t ...
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Sail Date: October 2019


Amazing

Review for Explorer of the Seas to Europe - All

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jenpet

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We have cruised with several lines, but found Royal Caribbean's Explorer of the Seas the best for food.The choice in the buffet is vast. Embarkation was swift & easy, as was disembarkation.Going from Southampton is ideal, so much better than having to fly to a port. Entertained by Perry Grant most nights. A very talented pianist, singer & comedian offering great fun with the audience's ...
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Sail Date: September 2019


Another great cruise... now with baby

Review for Explorer of the Seas to Europe - All

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MrsMinion

10+ Cruises

Age 30s

We are loyal to Royal Caribbean, we have always enjoyed cruises with them. Now we have a baby in tow, it made all the more sense to go with a holiday that we know what to expect and really enjoy. Useful baby-related tips: - we ate in the main dining room every night. Our baby - then aged 10 months - ate small pieces of food from our plates and we got extra portions of vegetables (the wait ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View

Traveled with children


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