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Explorer of the Seas Review

4.5 / 5.0
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1993 reviews
12 Awards

On Par with Carnival

Review for Explorer of the Seas to the Western Caribbean
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6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

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Sail Date: May 2022
Cabin: Grand Suite

We’ve been cruising since 2005 with Carnival and a few different river cruises so we decided to give RC a try due to scheduling needs. This review is a comparison of past experiences against the recent one with RC.

Embarkation - I will give them a pass on this one. There was some sort of medical issue is our understanding with a passenger causing a 2-3 hour delay. Not RC’s fault however; they didn’t have a good contingency plan in place resulting in a locked terminal with 3000 people standing in the south Florida heat at 1pm.

Room - loved our room. We had a Jr. Suite for two adults. It was very clean and lots of space. This was the biggest plus of the whole trip. Our room steward was average run of the mill which was “ok” with us. Room was better than Carnival. Steward never went out of his way and just did the minimum “C” grade work.

Cabin Review

Grand Suite

Port Reviews


Rough beach’s and nothing really to do.

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