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Bayonne (Cape Liberty) to the Eastern Caribbean Royal Caribbean Explorer of the Seas Cruise Reviews

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Repositioning the great Explorer of the Seas

Review for Explorer of the Seas to Caribbean - Eastern

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bia
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Where should i start.Getting into cape liberty was a mess. I think it was because a lot of people were beinging dropped off. They presented a traffic problem. We have cruise six or seven times out of Cape Liberty and never experienced this much of a problem. The ship was hit by a rouge wave, no one was hurt and it was handled well. We lost two life boats. The captain kept us well informed The ...
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Sail Date: November 2014

Cabin Type: Oceanview Stateroom


Really disappointed

Review for Explorer of the Seas to Caribbean - Eastern

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OkcRoyalTraveler
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We are long time cruisers of Royal Caribbean, but the Explorer of the Seas was a new experience. The crew were all wonderful. We had the best stateroom attendant and dining room wait staff that you could have ever ask for. All of the staff were wonderful. The food was good. The room was wonderful, and very comfortable. Our only complaint which was big -- cigarette smoke was everywhere on the 4th ...
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Sail Date: November 2014

Cabin Type: Superior Oceanview Stateroom with Balcony


The Rude Cruise

Review for Explorer of the Seas to Caribbean - Eastern

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czq49
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

This is the 4th time my husband and I have sailed on the Explorer, and its the first time I can honestly say I was very dissapointed. We hardly saw our room attendant to ask any questions, although our room was always cleaned for us. The bartender in the casino bar (the woman) was very friendly,but we tried to ignore the tall gentlemen, as he always was grouchy. I say Rude Cruise because it was a ...
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Sail Date: October 2014

Cabin Type: Promenade Stateroom


Problems wwith debarkation

Review for Explorer of the Seas to Caribbean - Eastern

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endoman31
6-10 Cruises • Age 90s

Critique of Explorer of the Seas departing Port Liberty 10/9/14 Great time until debarkation. The Captain announced that we would be an hour late as there was a maximum speed which he was not allowed to exceed. 'Tough sailing because of the weather.' I do not know the reason for the speed limit. If he went 2 nautical miles faster he would have made up the time in the apx 1,000 nautical miles ...
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Sail Date: October 2014

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom


Good but Not Great

Review for Explorer of the Seas to Caribbean - Eastern

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golfallday
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

After 13 cruises on the Explorer maybe I'm tired of the Ship and tired of the ports that it travels to .As usual the room attendant and waiters were the best .We usually get a balcony but all my favorite ones were gone.I picked a great window room and l would strongly recommend it.It had two large windows to gaze out the front of the Ship .At dinner we had a table for 6 and our table mates were ...
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Sail Date: September 2014

Cabin Type: Oceanview Stateroom


Nice but Noisy

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LCU1499
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

My wife and I have cruised many times before but all on another cruise line. This was our first time on RCCL and tried not to make comparisons but it is not easy. That being said we had a good time on the Explorer. The food in the dining room is very good and you can order two dinners or two desserts if you want. How-ever it was hard to find anything warm or hot at the buffet. Breakfast was the ...
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Sail Date: September 2014

Cabin Type: Oceanview Stateroom


Explorer of the Seas from Bayonne

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HollyJaci
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We just got back today from our 10 day cruise to the Eastern Carribean. Overall everyone had a great time. We traveled with our two daughters ages 21 and 25 , one of their friends, my sister in law and her son. The embarkation from Bayonne was slow but not awful. The ship was very pretty and didn't show it's age unless you were looking for things to complain about. Our staterooms were small, but ...
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Sail Date: August 2014

Traveled with disabled person


Not as good as before

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sscruising
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We just returned from our 6th EOS cruise & were not as satisfied as before. As far as the ship, it is still in decent shape & the food was pretty good. We found the entertainment not up to par & repetitive. Our cabin (inside) was on deck 7 & several mornings between 5:30 & 6:00am we were awakened by loud banging. We complained & was told that it was due to the crew preparing for breakfast. First ...
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Sail Date: August 2014


Fabulous Family Cruise

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HAD
6-10 Cruises

Just back from a wonderful vacation on Explorer of the Seas! For a ship getting ready for dry dock refurb, it's in great shape. There are minor areas in the cabins and the public rooms where you can see chips and worn fabric/carpeting, but overall she is in great condition. We stayed in promenade rooms, which were roomy, lots of storage, and very comfortable. Never heard any of the commotion in ...
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Sail Date: August 2014

Traveled with children


First trip Royal Caribbean

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lrm1964
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

This was our first trip with Royal Caribbean, we have sailed with Celebrity 4 times previously. A friend dropped us off at the pier about 11:30 am because we were in a JS we went through the suite line and was on the ship in 15-20 minutes from the time we entered the terminal. The ship was beautiful and big, maybe a little big for our tastes. We had the early seating dinner and we were at table ...
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Sail Date: August 2014


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