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Mariner of the Seas Review

5.0 / 5.0
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Review for Mariner of the Seas to Trans-Ocean
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10+ Cruises • Age 50s

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Sail Date: Apr 2018

Firstly I know this ship has just gone in for a six week refurbishment. That being said having cruised with Royal many times ( Diamond Plus) I found myself constantly defending their policy’s but I can’t defend the indefensible. When will they stop this nickel and dime policy, over priced tours ,menus unchanged in years,shows that boarder on children’s party level.

I take no pleasure in saying that.

The ship was clean but looked tired ,we had work men on board during the cruise dismantling venues a very poor impression given to first time cruisers. The ice show repeated at least nine times during our 28 night voyage,trivia’s repeated three to four times. The staff on the whole work very hard and polite.

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Port Reviews

Jerusalem (Ashdod)

Took free shuttle to city Center we enjoyed it.

Aqaba (Petra)

Petra was amazing took our own private tour we also had lunch and finish at Wadi Rum ,best day of the voyage


Shopping centres large and mostly high end we did enjoy the souks ,very clean and no hard sell.


Flew straight home

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