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Explorer of the Seas Cruise Review
4.5 / 5.0
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Explorer of the Seas Cruise Review by bubblesII

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: Feb 2020
  • Destination: the Southern Caribbean
  • Cabin Type: Ocean View

Beautiful boat. Great dinners every night. Stayed in Room 3624. Terrific ocean view room right outside 3rd floor dining room - so convenient. Only problem was it was an “adjoining” room so there was a door where the couch should have been, leaving room only for a chair. Also, we had to put a towel under the door. You could hear talking, sneezing, coughing, hair dryer, etc. - it didn’t really help much.

The entertainment ran from great to mediocre at best. The headliner shows were very good (except for the 3 Divas - but that’s just my opinion). The ice show was fabulous and should not be missed. Not a bad seat in the house. Not cold. If you plan to skate bring long pants. The magician was also great and funny.

Bring towel clips to hold your towels on to the chairs at main pool. The winds get a bit crazy at times. People leave towels and books early to reserve their spots.

My only real complaint is the amount of young children and toddlers in the hot tubs at the main pool. Ridiculous! Never went into those. The giant hot tub in the fitness room was always empty, however.

We really had a wonderful time and can’t wait for our next RCL cruise. You’re going to love it.

Labadee was my favorite stop. Perfect beach day. Took 2 minute tram to Nellie’s Beach. There is also a free short boat ride provided if you did not want to walk down the road. Great tiki bar and lunch was provided. $20 for umbrella charged to room key - worth every penny. Water was crystal clear and warm.


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Ocean View

I would not pick this particular room unless you were a family as there is a door to your neighbor’s room.

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