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Explorer of the Seas Cruise Review
4.5 / 5.0
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Not quite what we expected

Explorer of the Seas Cruise Review by georgemac145

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: Nov 2019
  • Destination: Transatlantic

This cruise was cut to 11 days due to bad weather on previous cruise. RCI did offer a price reduction - pro rata - or a full refund to be used towards a future cruise. Apparently full cash refunds were offered, but we did not know this at the time. Anyway we decided to go despite the change which meant we only visited one Caribbean Island instead of four.

Summary: barding was excellent and on time.

Our stateroom was not well presented, dust visible, and locker doors not properly secured. Disappointing start.

We chose My Time dining and we were not disappointed. The food quality was good and the staff were excellent.

Casual dining in the windjammer was more than adequate.

We felt there was not a great deal of daytime activity, other than quizzes and hard sell presentations at the spa

The evening entertainment was average.

There were no lecture sessions to attend.

All in all a big disappointment and would make us think twice about using RCI in the future.

One final point; we did not receive a cruise review form so could not give our views. After many requests we go a very brief form which was a waste of time. We wanted more than anything to rate the excellence of the staff - but the rest left much to be desired.


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