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Pacific Coastal Explorer of the Seas Pacific Coastal Cruise Reviews

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stateroom 9692 on Explorer of the Seas
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Third time's the charm!

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Priscilla0818
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We had been on Explorer twice before, both cruises out of Cape Liberty. This was to be our first Pacific cruise. Never having been to Seattle we arrived 3 days early. We toured the city and took in a Mariners game. We made the Hampton Inn on 5th avenue our base of operations. The room was clean and comfortable and breakfast was included each morning. (I love those waffles!) On ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


Expected more

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Poshen
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

Last minute cruise from the local port Seattle to Astoria to San Francisco to Victoria Island, got a good discount . This is our third cruise on three different cruise line. We’ve been on Holland and Princess on Alaska and Mexico destinations. PROs: By far the best thing about the cruise was the Great shows, incrideble they have an ice show. Lots of different activities. Rooms are clean ...
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Sail Date: September 2018


Great experience!

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Cwmatthews
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

This was our second cruise with Royal Caribbean. We chose Explorer of the Seas because of the pacific coast itenerary. It was just my husband and myself. Our previous cruise had been on the Oasis of the Seas so the Explorer was much smaller compared to the Oasis. We had priority boarding so check in was a breeze. We had an inside room. It was small but adequate. I was apprehensive about an ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: Interior


Restful and quiet

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fosterwf
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

This cruise was a close cruise for a Western Washington resident. Not too many cruises (3) but like the experience. The ship while a little old is in great shape and constantly being cleaned, etc. Wanted to try out interior cabin with a virtual balcony. The virtual balcony really expanded the utility of the interior room. Even though camera was on the opposite side of the ship, it was easy to ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: Interior with Virtual Balcony


Far below our expectations

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TahoeSierra
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

Our primary reason for taking this cruise was to see the ship. At 137,000 tons, this is the largest ship we have ever sailed on and it has some features we have never seen before. We have visited the ports many times so they were not a factor. We also feel that the entertainment on Royal Caribbean is usually superior to other cruise lines and hoped to see some good shows. If you ever ...
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Sail Date: September 2018


Cabin 9221 - squeaky cabin

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CC55555
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

Overall the pacific coastal cruise was lovely and at a good price. First things that could be improved. Avoid cabin 9221 as the ceiling was squeaky. Maintence twice tried to fix, but couldn't locate source of problem. We stuffed towels between the ceiling and the in room desk/vanity. Didn't fix the issue but helped a bit. When in rough seas you will hear loud intermittent squaks from the ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: Interior


Family Unfriendly and Dining Service Below Expectations

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gailofiowa
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

My daughter, 2 grandsons (20 months and 5 years), and I took a 4 night Royal Caribbean cruise from Sept 17-21 with stops in Nanaimo and Victoria. We stayed in 2 inside cabins, which were next door to each other. I have seen hundreds of commercials where RCI promotes its cruise line as family friendly but RCI did not meet our expectations for the following reasons: a) We did not expect ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: Interior

Traveled with children


Pacific Northwest cruising well done.......

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Qstrom
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

The wife and I booked this cruise about a year out, long before our son moved up to Tacoma with his girlfriend for a great career last March. Once we told them about our cruise plans her parents and the kids joined us. Embarkation was very easy arriving around 10:30am we were on board by eleven. We toured the ship a bit then down to check on our "first night done right" booking. We had been ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: Interior


Royal Caribbean has gone CHEAP

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beviepie1
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This cruise was offered by a travel agent (he had 1100 customers on board) for a great price! It was a quick getaway that we could drive to the port. I was amazed at how CHEAP RCCL has become. In the cabin no chocolates on pillows, no pen and tablet on the desk, small scratchy sandpaper towels, no lotion in the bathroom (just shampoo in a dispenser in the shower), on demand movies offered for ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Specialty Restaurants Very Good! (only)

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roomservice
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

Have traveled with Celebrity (Solstice) and Holland America..First Cruise for awhile and booked with a friend. She cancelled, thank goodness as the inside Cabin was soo small, The cost of this cruise was low priced though, and through Travel with Alan group. Spoke to some cruisers who paid $199.00 (for two) the same cabin and cruise through Royal Caribbean lines, and another woman who paid ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: Interior


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