Explorer of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern

Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
9 Night Southern Caribbean Adventure (Port Canaveral Roundtrip)
Sail Date: February 12, 2015
Ship: Explorer of the Seas
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 3 years ago

This cruise started badly when we forgot our passports.  Some of the staff at the port were very short about trying to help.  We ended boarding at the first port.  The people in Curacao were very helpful, it was a nightmare trying to board the ship.  Our room and balcony were nice but worn.  Our steward was great.  Too many of the support staff spoke so little English that we sometime found it hard to get what we needed.  Prior to the cruise, I called Royal Caribbean and was told the ship would be renovated and this was a shake down cruise before the relocation to England which was incorrect.  Therefore the ship was very worn and somewhat dirty.  After 13 cruises with Royal Caribbean, I doubt we will use them again.  We have cruised many other lines and will probably stay with Princess.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5


3 out of 5

Children's Programs

did not use

Service and Staff

3 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
5 out of 5
New port was great, staff was iffy.
1 out of 5
Not a pretty port.
3 out of 5
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