Europe

Explorer of the Seas Cruise Review to Europe - Western Europe

Cruises: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 20

Overall rating:

4.7 out of 5
Explorer of the Seas

7 Night Dutch & French Adventure (London Roundtrip)

Sail date: October 18, 2019

Ship: Explorer of the Seas

Cabin type: Balcony

Traveled as: Family (older children)

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

Amazing holiday, ship bit older but was spotless clean, staff friendly, helpful , room attendant amazing, food very nice - steaks from Chops grill absolutely fantastic, plenty food cakes in Windjamner

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Easy Embarkation ,all marked , plenty staff, they were prepared. We came 9:30 it was quite-ish , after 11 main crowd arrived

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Chops grill -amazing , staff friendly, helpful food above expectations

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5
It was cold for pool and flow rider for us however some there were people in Jaccuzzi all the time , we enjoyed table tennis, mini golf

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Take that tribute last night amazing- but they were external , however with Explorer orchestra- musicians to be honest average, they tried , didn’t worked

Children's Programs

No kids

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Room attendant was excellent, room spotless clean , all staff greeted us , reception staff perfect as well

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Ship is oldish, you can see -however spotless clean all the time, maintained

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Beds very comfy,balcony view obstructed with construction steels, but I was aware of , larger balcony with 2 chairs, 2 sofa

Ship tip

Food excellent, staff amazing, ship bit older but clean , Overall very satisfied

Ports of call

Hamburg, Germany

4 out of 5
We saw only Philharmonia , and town centre

Rotterdam, Netherlands

5 out of 5
Port in the city centre, easy to get around, metropolitan city, I like new buildings so fantastic

Amsterdam, Netherlands

4 out of 5
We took boat trip €12 hour thru the canals, impossible to see all 700 bridges, nice architecture ( typical Holland)

Le Havre (Paris), France

4 out of 5
City centre is nice, However we rented a car and went to see Juno beach and Omaha beach ( to see some history facts about WW2 , truly amazing experience)

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Nice and easy , not as busy at 8am , big queue later -what we saw passing
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