Explorer of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

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1 cruise (first)


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1 out of 5

Worst smell in the world on the Explorer

Sail Date: October 27, 2011

Reviewed: 5 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Balcony

The crew was very impressive and friendly however there was a garbage/fowl/waste smell from the rear of the ship the entire 9 days of travel. i heard many people complaining to guest services however guest services wasn't able to help at all. i also heard rumors from the onboard crew that was different from literature that the EXPLORER OF THE SEAS distributed that addresses the smell. i didn't believe any of the literature the EXPLORER OF THE SEAS distributed. the reason for the smell was based on people flushing items down the toilet they're not supposed to.

Pros: staff was excellent

Cons: there was a small of garbage and waste the entire 9 day cruise ... horrbile

Recommends Explorer of the Seas? No.

Ship Quality
could not get past the smell. we were on deck 9, stateroom 9692
Food and Dining
very good
Cabin / Stateroom
very good EXCEPT for the smell.
Service and Staff
Labadee (Cruiseline Private Island)
very cool but too much like a compound or 'siz flags great adventure' ... i prefer st. thomas.
Don't Miss: zip line
Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
great people, weather, beaches, sites to see
San Juan, Puerto Rico
ship arrived a little late to actually do anything

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