1st time Cruiser

Explorer of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Vote: 1

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
Sail Date: February 01, 2007
Ship: Explorer of the Seas
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 11 years ago

This was our first cruise and we really enjoyed it. We had a balcony cabin on the 9th deck and it had more room than we anticipated. The pool area was clean and beautiful and there was always plenty of chairs available for all. Staff was polite and helpful at all times. We enjoyed the dinners in the dining room every night and thought the food was very good. We were never at a loss for something to do and usually had a hard time deciding. Quiet spots were easy to find in all of the lounges and decks. I would recommend this cruise to everyone.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
We enjoyed all of our choices of food. We found the buffet a good solution for lunch and they always had a wide choice of food and the salads were wonderful. We choose main seating and sometimes it was a little bit of a rush to get to dinner after spending the day in a port. Our servers were fun and efficient we enjoyed having dinner with them every evening.


5 out of 5
There is something for everyone at all times on this ship.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
We found all of the staff to be friendly and helpful at all times. Always ready with a smile.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Ship size is big but the maps found near all elevators make it easy to find your way. We found the ship very clean and beautiful. As stated the elevators were slow but we did not mind taking the stairs.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
We had a balcony cabin and it was wonderful. Our room steward was right on top of everything and our room was always spotless. Our bed was one of the most comfortable I had ever slept in that wasn't my own. My husband has a bad back and he had no problem the whole week.

Pros: The ship was beautiful and had something for everyone to do

Cons: Could use a few more elevators the wait for one can be long.

Recommends Explorer of the Seas? Yes!

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