Great Cruise - Weather could have been better

Explorer of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Vote: 1

Overall Rating:

5.0 out of 5
9 Night Bermuda & Caribbean (Cape Liberty Roundtrip)
Sail Date: June 13, 2013
Ship: Explorer of the Seas
Cabin Type: Balcony
Cabin Number: 1388
Traveled As: Large Group
Reviewed: 4 years ago
This was my first cruise and I had a wonderful time. The trip out to Bermuda was pretty rocky and most people got sick but after that it was much better. Weather in Bermuda was bad so we did not get to enjoy the island. I don't think there was ever a time you didn't feel some rocking of the ship but it wasn't bad. Leigh and Frank were absolutely wonderful and made us laugh all the time. Shows could have been better but they were good. Food was excellent, Sayed, Stevenson and Simon were wonderful as our head waiter, assistant waiter and barkeep. They made our dinner wonderful.."yummy yummy calorie free" is what Sayed always said;) Windjammer cafe was good but could have used a better variety but the food was good. We went to Bermuda, St Maerten, San Juan and Labadee, Haiti. Our favorite was Labadee and wish we could have stayed longer. We are looking at another cruise on the Quantum but Labadee is first and we want to go to Labadee last...lol Going in and out of New York was convenient for us. The line to get to the ship was long and could have been handled a little better but getting off the ship wasn't bad except when we went to get our luggage all of it wasn't there and if it wasn't for a wonderful luggage handler we would have never found out suitcases. Can't wait to go on another cruise on Royal Caribbean!!

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5

Entertainment

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Clean but shows wear

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Loved John our statesman!!! Loved his little towel friends he left all the time.
1 out of 5
weather was really bad
5 out of 5
very windy but Orient beach was lovely
5 out of 5
my daughter went horseback riding through the rainforest. She said it was beautiful.
5 out of 5
our most favorite place, would have liked to have stayed there for two days at least. RCI should think about doing that. I think a lot of people would agree.
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