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Explorer of the Seas Review

4.5 / 5.0
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1968 reviews
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Great with some snags.

Review for Explorer of the Seas to the Eastern Caribbean
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6-10 Cruises • Age 30s

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Sail Date: Dec 2014
Cabin: Oceanview Stateroom
Traveled with children

We sailed on the 8 night New Years cruise that we booked a month before.It was great, but there were some snags along the way.

THE ROOM: We stayed in the Oceanview rooms on Deck 2 (2544). They were nice, and to be expected for an oceanview room. Smaller in size, limited closet space.. the works. The room had an old CRT television in it where the buttons on the TV itself did not work. Bathroom was nice, but my family's oceanview room next door had the toilet overflow during our trip. It was close to things, but if you wanted to get to the aft gangway or the aft of deck 2 or 3, you would have to go up to deck 4 or higher and walk across. Close to elevators, which was convenient.

THE FOOD: Food was what we expected. There was nothing terrible, but nothing fantastic either. Windjammer had the same food each morning for breakfast, which became extremely tiring at the end of an 8 night cruise. I have to give a shout out to the curry each day for lunch.. that was yummy. MDR was fine as well, they only had escargot one night, which my family was disappointed about. There was A TON of lamb on the menu. At least 3 nights, if not more, had lamb as the meat of choice. I was all lambed out by the end of the cruise.

Cabin Review

Oceanview Stateroom

Cabin G

Forward, close to elevators. However, you have to go up to deck 4 or 5 to get to the aft gangway.

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