Schooner's Bar

Explorer of the Seas Cruise Review to Europe - Western Europe

Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 11

Overall Rating:

5 out of 5
Verified Review
11 Night Spain & Portugal (Southampton Roundtrip)
Sail Date: May 04, 2015
Ship: Explorer of the Seas
Cabin Type: Balcony
Cabin Number: 1674
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 3 years ago

Your bartenders in Schooner's bar made our cruise.  Deney, Nigel, and Big Joe are a true asset to your ship and company.  This is our 3rd cruise, and we have never been treated so special.  Also the manager and waiter in Izumi's were fabulous.  Rose from Giovanni's went out of her way to come and say "hi" to us when she saw us at Schooners.  We were very unsure about Royal Caribbean since we always went with Celebrity, but in the end were very, very pleased.  But please send this message to the managers of the employee's I mentioned, especially Deney's manager. 

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Except for Chops Grille. Veal chop very tough, short ribs were soggy. And and up charge for a better steak? Never happened at Muran's with Celebrity. Izimi's and Giovannis were exceptional. Never ate in the main dining room, menu did not look good at all.

Onboard Activities




Children's Programs


Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Deney, Nigel, Big Joe Schooner's Bar. Rose Giovanni's. Manager and waiter Izumi's and the Manager of Giovanni's (did not get his name) really made us feel special.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Toilet did not work properly,but cabin attendant was great

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Ship Tip

Give all of the employee's I mentioned special recognition. As I said earlier, they made the cruise exceptional.

3 out of 5
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5 out of 5
Horse and Crriage ride around the town.
5 out of 5
The apes on the Rock of Gibraltar
3 out of 5
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