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Royal Caribbean Mariner of the Seas Cruise Reviews

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Coco Cay floating bar
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Coco Cay was Perfect Day
"Protocols prevented opportunities to get to know other passengers so the trip was kind of lonely.The ship was so empty if felt kind of sad...."Read More
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not up to pre-covid standards of excellence.

Review for Mariner of the Seas to Caribbean - Eastern

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gkinnear035
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We have sailed on over 7 cruises (RC, Carnival and NCL) and this was the most disappointing cruise yet. The most glaring disappointment was in the food and beverage area. While we (myself, brother and Dad.. to celebrate his 90th birthday) managed to find something to at the Windjammer buffet MOST of the time, the main dining room was horrible, both for breakfast and especially dinner. It seams ...
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Sail Date: April 2022


Ship - Great, Port - Not So

Review for Mariner of the Seas to Caribbean - Eastern

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Isla Lovers
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We live in Florida just over a 2 hour drive from Port Canaveral or The Port of Tampa. We have sailed numerous times out of Tampa, but this was our first sailing from Canaveral. The drive to the port is a breeze, just over 10 miles from I-95. The issues we discovered were mostly parking related. No valet service ( as in Tampa ), parking can be quite a hike from the terminal, and a real issue in ...
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Sail Date: April 2022

Cabin Type: Junior Suite


Showing a few age wrinkles, but still sparkles!

Review for Mariner of the Seas to Caribbean - Eastern

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ROYERSKINE
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this cruise for the ship size and port location close to our home. Having sailed on the Mariner in the past we were familiar with her layout, service reputation, cleanliness and attention to detail. She did not disappoint us. If you are looking for a good cruise experience, the Mariner provides most of what the larger newer mega ships are offering, with fewer passengers on board, easy ...
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Sail Date: April 2022

Cabin Type: Junior Suite Accessible


More Cons than Pros this trip

Review for Mariner of the Seas to Caribbean - Eastern

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evp_495
First Time Cruiser • Age 20s

From start to finish, the process to get on and off the boat was painless and pretty fast. The app needs quite a bit of work. There is a lot of conflicting information and it is not the best when it comes to being user friendly. There was a lot of miscommunication between the staff on and off the boat. We took into consideration a possibly new crew, but we had issues with required items that we ...
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Sail Date: April 2022


Mariner of the Seas Review April 2022

Review for Mariner of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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catsisnthecottage
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

I chose this cruise because it fit perfectly within my spring break. We’ve never done only a four day cruise so that was new to us. Four days including embankment day. Three ports, no sea days. Grand Bahamas/Freeport, Coco Cay, Nassau. Super reasonably priced. Definitely got more than my money’s worth. They added grand Bahamas the day before sailing, so the ship had activities as if it were a sea ...
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Sail Date: April 2022

Cabin Type: Interior


Back to the fun

Review for Mariner of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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Fgdiddy
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

I was on the Mariner for a spring break cruise 4-19-2022. It was our first cruise since 2019 having cruised 14 times previously on NCL, Carnival and Royal Caribbean. This was our second cruise from Port Canaveral. We drove to the port and parked there which was extremely easy and cost $85 for the 4 days. I will say one of the benefits of what we learned in COVID is the embarkation process. It was ...
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Sail Date: April 2022


Rude, disrespectful and Worst refund policy return

Review for Mariner of the Seas to Caribbean - Eastern

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BigSexy8
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

Be careful when you pay for excursions and don't use it and it rains. It's like pulling wisdom teeth to get your money refunded, when you leave the ship. I will not be coming back on Royal Caribbean ever again. Food not all that. Pizza was good. They try to give you a credit. No way give me my hard earned money back. Thanks and good bye! Wifi not so good. Service was trash. I Paid for my drink ...
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Sail Date: April 2022

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Traveled with disabled person


Terrible Food

Review for Mariner of the Seas to Bahamas

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RCdiamond2
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We are Diamond Plus members and have never had such terrible food and service in the Main Dining Room that we had on this cruise. The first night of the cruise we ate at Jamie’s--which was very good. The second night we went to the main dining room and could not believe how horrible it was. It started out badly when we got to our table and found out we were supposed to scan an icon to get our ...
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Sail Date: March 2022


'80s Cruise

Review for Mariner of the Seas to Bahamas

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divaman
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

This was a Charter Cruise featuring a bunch of 1980s artists (e.g., The Human League, Night Ranger, etc.) and themes. I thought the company that put it all together, ECP, did a great job. The entertainment lineup was really good. It was adult-only cruise. Unfortunately, the ship itself was only so-so. The food was very hit and miss. The food in the MDR was usually good, but the food at The ...
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Sail Date: March 2022

Cabin Type: Spacious Ocean View Balcony

Traveled with disabled person


A Pleasant, Relaxing Cruise

Review for Mariner of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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Presbycruiser67
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

Took a pleasant cruise on Mariner of the Seas with my youngest daughter. Drove down from southwest Georgia to Port Canaveral on January 5. Stayed overnight at Country Inn and Suites (they had a special going on). For an extra $70 you can park there for the duration of your cruise and a shuttle to and from the cruise terminal is included. Embarkation was easy, even with dear daughter ...
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Sail Date: January 2022


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