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Explorer of the Seas Cruise Review to Coastal - West Coast

Cruises: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 16

Overall rating:

4.1 out of 5
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Explorer of the Seas

7 Night Pacific Coastal (Seattle Roundtrip)

Sail date: September 15, 2017

Ship: Explorer of the Seas

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 9348

Traveled as: Family (older children)

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

The cruise was wonderful ... the variety of shows is a bonus. The crew was wonderful. the food was pretty good in the cleanest condition I have ever seen

Embarkation

4 out of 5
a little confusing to many ID checks

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
I enjoyed all the food except on day 5 when i missed the lobster night because i was so seasick

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
the shows were beyond what I expected

Entertainment

5 out of 5
David on the piano in the schooner bar was my favorite . I was there on night 2, 3, 4, 6, and 7

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Vivian my room steward went above and beyond (rm 9348). She was available at my worst to assist in removing the all the sick out since I was using the garbage can lined with plastic bags. I couldn't handle it on day 5.... She was the best

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
I always saw the ship being cleaned in places I would have never thought of

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
cleanliness was excellent but the bed mattress was too thin. I am larger so the bed was too small. When I 1st scheduled my cruise I had a king size bed and then someone changed it to two twins because I was with my granddaughter. We could have slept together in better comfort with room to turn over

Ship tip

make sure you have Dramamine or some other type of sea sick pills/patch

Ports of call

Seattle, Washington

3 out of 5
This is home and was hard to find

Astoria, Oregon

5 out of 5
didn't leave ship

San Francisco, California

2 out of 5
excursion was OK the static on the radios for the tour were garbage couldn't understand anything so it wasn't worth the money for the beautiful sites that were unknown to me. the same on the hop on hop off buss the brakes were so bad that it all i heard. so the next day i just walked

Victoria, British Columbia Did not visit port

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
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