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I've cruised on several other cruise lines, and liked this one the least. Reasons: charging $8 for room service(!) and $20 per day for WiFi; few shops for shopping; some venues, such as trivial pursuits and karaoke, were so crowded you couldn't get near them; library/card room only had about 8 tables, so we had to hunt for place to play cards in a comfortable place; nightly shows were pretty lame, with exception of terrific ice skating show and comic on last night. PLUSES: excellent food with wonderful service in both the buffet area and dining room, and several places to find food day and night; wonderful stateroom assistant (room cleaned twice daily); great assistance with shore excursions (BUT DON'T BOTHER WITH BEHIND THE SCENE TOUR OF SHIP...cost too high, difficult to understand speakers in departments visited, real bare-bones and frankly boring tour, and did not include promised visit to crew member cabin). All-in-all, will not cruise this line in future.

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Explorer of the Seas Cruise Review by Elderpisces

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I've cruised on several other cruise lines, and liked this one the least. Reasons: charging $8 for room service(!) and $20 per day for WiFi; few shops for shopping; some venues, such as trivial pursuits and karaoke, were so crowded you couldn't get near them; library/card room only had about 8 tables, so we had to hunt for place to play cards in a comfortable place; nightly shows were pretty lame, with exception of terrific ice skating show and comic on last night. PLUSES: excellent food with wonderful service in both the buffet area and dining room, and several places to find food day and night; wonderful stateroom assistant (room cleaned twice daily); great assistance with shore excursions (BUT DON'T BOTHER WITH BEHIND THE SCENE TOUR OF SHIP...cost too high, difficult to understand speakers in departments visited, real bare-bones and frankly boring tour, and did not include promised visit to crew member cabin). All-in-all, will not cruise this line in future.
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Cabin 3706
Very small; only room for one small side chair. Bed seemed hard, not very comfortable.
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