My First Cruise

Explorer of the Seas Cruise Review to U.S. - Pacific, Northwest
Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 18

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
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Explorer of the Seas

4 Night Best Of British Columbia (Seattle Roundtrip)

Sail Date: May 15, 2017

Ship: Explorer of the Seas

Cabin Type: Inside

Cabin Number: 8665

Traveled As: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review Summary

I would never have taken this type of 'vacation' had it not been for a fundraiser/auction in which I was the highest bidder for a women's center my midwife daughter volunteers for in south Seattle.  Coming from a poor middle class family - I considered a Cruise only for those who were financially well off.  What I totally enjoyed is: I did not have to worry or look after anyone or Do Anything...no cooking, cleaning or taking care of anyone!  I could sleep in, eat well anytime, lay in the sun, hot-tub, swim or attend any of the various entertainment events on board.  Dinners were fabulous and our waiters were professional & so very kind!  Our room was miraculously sparkling clean when we returned, how did they know when we were out!?  I would do it again if possible and would recommend it to anyone who has not had this experience!

Ship Experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Excellent!!

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Several to chose from!

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Only attended some due to time...enjoyed others on TV

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Standing out: Dinner servers, *Jaison Barretto, Clint Rodriguez, Maitrdee: Clint Nazareth - room attendant: Meetoa and Art Staff!

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

It was perfectly clean everyday - comfortable. Great mattress slept well! Although if we go again I would like an ocean view!

Ship Tip

Do not overpack!

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