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Explorer of the Seas Cruise Review

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Reviews: 7
Helpful Votes: 48

Overall rating:

5 out of 5
Explorer of the Seas

8 Night Norwegian Fjords (Southampton Roundtrip)

Sail date: May 26, 2015

Ship: Explorer of the Seas

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

It was a long way from home, but I will go back. This cruise was the best of all I have taken.


5 out of 5
No problems getting on the ship fast.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
The food was very good and always hot. Service was always there when needed. What was on order , was always correct.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
There was so much to do. There is not enough time to partake in everything there is to do.


5 out of 5
Shows were so good . Enjoyed them all. We went to all the shows. CD was very good.

Children's Programs

5 out of 5
Had no kids, but people I talked to said they were orgonized. And the kids had fun.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
I can't say enough of how good the service was. Waiters were always ready ready to help. Room steward more to help in any way he could. Service members were cleaning all the time.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Well laid out

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
We had enough room to get around. Not much time is spent in our room. I was always cleaned. If we moved anything or mad a mass , it was cleaned up when we came back. Never saw anyone as we left the room, but when we returned it was clean.

Ship tip

It is and was a great ship. Don't be afraid to walk around and check things out. The key here is to have fun . The more you know about where things are the easier it will be to fine it.

Ports of call

Flaam, Norway

5 out of 5
So pretty. Easy to get around. Shopping and places to eat are everywhere. We did shopping.

Stavanger, Norway

5 out of 5
My wife's uncle lives here in this city. He picked us up at the port and took us on an excursion that he put together. He is well known on this city. Everyone knows him.

Alesund, Norway

5 out of 5
We went on an excursion . We learned about the history of this area. It was very good.

Olden, Norway

5 out of 5
Norway does not have a bad city. It has so much to offer. Shops , eaterys . I could go on an on.

Kristiansand, Norway

5 out of 5
So pretty. Water and mountains . People were so nice. English is spoken in Norway.

Southampton (London), England

5 out of 5
No excursion here because of time . Fly in and then out . Wish I would have had more time. It was 2.5 hours from the airport.


5 out of 5
Very easy to get off of ship fast.
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