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first the good: ship was clean , staff usually smiling and attentive, production shows very good. coffee/tea/hot cocoa available on 5th floor atrium captain generally available around ship so...what's the beef ? the not-so-good:no commentary on decks--even thru suez canal !!! not enough lectures during day, same movies just rerun, how about more movies during day? activities starting at 10:30 pm, that's too late, how about 7-8 pm ? food quality slipping, creme broule was grainy, no lobster short hours in restaurants, buffet, even the soft-serve ice cream !! no info of any quality for ports of call, only excursion sales talk overall this cruise put RC behind Princess & HAL in quality. shame on them !!

disappointing range of activities and slippage in quality

Explorer of the Seas Cruise Review by travelroc

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: October 2015
  • Destination: Europe
first the good: ship was clean ,

staff usually smiling and attentive,

production shows very good.

coffee/tea/hot cocoa available on 5th floor atrium

captain generally available around ship

so...what's the beef ?

the not-so-good:no commentary on decks--even thru suez canal !!!

not enough lectures during day,

same movies just rerun, how about more movies during day?

activities starting at 10:30 pm, that's too late, how about 7-8 pm ?

food quality slipping, creme broule was grainy, no lobster

short hours in restaurants, buffet, even the soft-serve ice cream !!

no info of any quality for ports of call, only excursion sales talk

overall this cruise put RC behind Princess & HAL in quality. shame on them !!
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Cabin Review

Cabin 3602
small of course, but that's expected.
cabin attendant did usual great job.
no problem
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