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Seattle Royal Caribbean Explorer of the Seas Cruise Reviews

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The ILL Transpacific Cruise.

Review for Explorer of the Seas to Transpacific

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rdun41251
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Despite what I consider to be the most apt review title, my wife and I thoroughly enjoyed the cruise albeit plagued by a very high numbers of people experiencing prolonged bouts of chesty coughing and sneezing with some also suffering bouts of the dreaded Noro Virus. Thankfully my wife avoided the Noro Virus but both regrettably fell foul to the coughing sickness and in my case twice, with only ...
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Sail Date: October 2018


Superb attention to my gluten free diet

Review for Explorer of the Seas to Transpacific

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EJP55
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary. After booking the 21 day cruise I discovered I was gluten intolerant and went on a gluten free diet. I thought I would be doomed to eat foods naturally gluten free and have to pass up so many of the goodies. The first night, in the dining room, when I told my waiter about my diet needs, he brought the head waiter over to talk to me. From then on, ...
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Sail Date: October 2018

Cabin Type: Promenade View Interior


Very Disappointing

Review for Explorer of the Seas to Transpacific

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tlewi999
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

This was a 21 night cruise from Seattle to Sydney Australia. Our previous cruises were all on Princess so this was our first experience with RC. The ship was in excellent condition and the staff was friendly with great emphasis on washing your hands. However, the food was not good. In 21 days we ate at every outlet and struggled to find a "good" meal. Speciality dining was the only option that ...
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Sail Date: October 2018

Cabin Type: Junior Suite Accessible


Disappointing Royal Caribbean Experience

Review for Explorer of the Seas to Transpacific

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elmaexec
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

First, let me say, I loved the itinerary for this cruise - 21 nights across the Pacific from Seattle to Sydney. Embarkation (and disembarkation) went very smoothly, though we were surprised there was no welcome aboard glass of champagne. This was a minor change from the previous cruises we'd taken on Celebrity (a sister company), but was just the beginning of a slew of disappointments in the ...
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Sail Date: October 2018


Two Faces of Royal Caribbean

Review for Explorer of the Seas to Transpacific

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srassk
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We have been C&A members for many years and been always pleased with the services and treatment on board of RCI ships. We been grateful to the army of the hardworking members of the RCI team, many ymployees, cabin attendants, restaurant workers, cooks, etc. for their efforts to make our vacation comfortable and enjoyable. We never complained. This time, however , we encountered something ...
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Sail Date: October 2018

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


Third time's the charm!

Review for Explorer of the Seas to Pacific Coastal

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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

Review for Explorer of the Seas to Pacific Coastal

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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!

Review for Explorer of the Seas to Pacific Coastal

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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

Review for Explorer of the Seas to Pacific Coastal

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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

Review for Explorer of the Seas to Pacific Coastal

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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


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