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Explorer of the Seas Review

4.5 / 5.0
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2000 reviews
7 Awards

A great time had on Explorer

Review for Explorer of the Seas to the Southern Caribbean
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10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: May 2022
Cabin: Connecting Balcony

We chose this cruise because of the value and the ports (Grand Cayman, Curaco and Aruba) are some of our favorites. The itinerary changed a couple of times, but it ended up great for us.

First and foremost, our room steward Danny He was very understanding of our specific desires for the cabin, he exceeded expectations in every way. He is patient, very friendly and extremely accommodating.

Our main dining room waiter, Harryianto and assistant, Johnnani, (table 328 I think) were amazing. The entire main dining room experience was one of the very best we’ve ever had. The key word is efficiency. I contribute a lot of that to our head waiter Erhan, who was very involved with his crew and his guests. On so many cruises before we have experienced 1 ½ to two hour dinners and that gets extremely tedious and frustrating if we are trying to make an early show. Our usual time from seating to leaving was about an hour. Erhan, “Harry” and “Johnny” were the very best we’ve had on any cruise.

Cabin Review

Connecting Balcony

starboard side, deck 6. Comfortable, plenty of storage. Bathroom was quite adequate. Slightly enlarged shower. Room steward Danny was terrific.

Port Reviews


We enjoy Aruba. Didn't do too much this time, but look forward to visiting again


A wonderful city just to walk around. Lot's to see, the people are nice.

Grand Cayman (Georgetown)

I love Grand Cayman. The snorkeling is great, the people are nice, and there is a lot to do.

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