Europe trip

Explorer of the Seas Cruise Review to Europe - Western Europe

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 25

Overall rating:

3.9 out of 5
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Explorer of the Seas

7 Night Dutch & French Adventure (London Roundtrip)

Sail date: October 18, 2019

Ship: Explorer of the Seas

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 6230

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

We enjoyed the trip but the weather was not that great. I believe it was the rainy time in Europe.


5 out of 5
embarkation was smooth and easy

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
the meals were good (some better than others) but we enjoyed the food overall

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
We would have liked more shows and although they had a murder mystery dinner on this trip we were not able to go because they scheduled it at a time when the ship did not leave port until 9:00PM.


4 out of 5
We did enjoy the ventriloquist and the RC dancers

Children's Programs

no kids

Service and Staff

4 out of 5
The staff on Royal are always very nice

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
The ship layout was fine although we would have liked to see it after the redesign

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
We did enjoy the cabin esp after the small hotel rooms we had in London

Ports of call

Southampton (London), England Did not visit port

Just drove there from London

Hamburg, Germany

4 out of 5
We actually went to Luebeck which was nice although would have liked to have some German Beer

Rotterdam, Netherlands

4 out of 5
We ended up on a tour that dropped us off in Amsterdam

Amsterdam, Netherlands

4 out of 5
Enjoyed the canals and boats

Le Havre (Paris), France Did not visit port

We did an overnight in Paris


3 out of 5
We did not hear them announce our number until they passed our number
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