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Baltic Sea Explorer of the Seas Baltic Sea Cruise Reviews

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"Mostly went on this cruise for the wonderful ports we stopped in. Embarkation and leaving the ship were quick and easy. The ship was fine. The average age of the ship was very old (older than i thought and I..."Read More
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kevin0gonzales

6-10 Cruises

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pollyjane

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We chose this cruise as it was the Right time of year school holidays and going to Northern Europe with st Petersburg on the itenary we were disappointed in that my two girls couldn’t attend the children’s club because they were 10 & 12 and would have had to go to separate clubs because of their ages they didn’t want to go alone & there was no leeway with this they also had to stop using the ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: Interior

Traveled with children


Tired, trying to be a party shop

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fraser

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Booked this cruise to celebrate our 50th wedding anniversary. The Baltic was chosen and Royal Caribbean as we were in Tallin on the day, a fab place we have visited before. The cruise to the Baltic was pleasant with reasonable weather, no rain!!!. However sun tans would have been missing unless you were an addict who went to the sunbeds when the sun was out. All ports were easy to access ...
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Sail Date: August 2019


Tired old Explorer, ship and crew in need of TLC. Declining service quality

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RogerBann

10+ Cruises

Age 20s

Just returned from Royal Caribbean’s Explorer of the Seas Northern Europe and Russia cruise. THIS IS A FULL REVIEW. Explorer is 20 years old and smaller but otherwise identical layout to Freedom and Independence of the Seas, sharing the same (but smaller) Deck 5 central shopping mall idea, Schooners Bar, triple-floor Sapphire Dining Rooms, Windjammer buffet, ice rink, FlowRider and ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View

Traveled with children


Overrated cruise line with a ship showing its age

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cruisewhippersnapper

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

We chose this cruise because it was cheaper than Disney and had basically the same itinerary. I had never been on Royal Caribbean before but I had been told that they were a little below Disney but above Princess, Norwegian and Costa. Embarkation process-Very smooth and fast. Best ever. Cabin- Was quiet and traditional with normal restroom set up(no thanks Norwegian Epic). However the shower ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: Interior

Traveled with children


After cruise customer service, appalling

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wiona

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

We chose this cruise as it was sailing to a number of tick box locations. The embarkation process was amongst the easiest of all, after 8 previous cruises, we are big fans of cruise embarkation, this was excellent. We made our way to our cabin 7204 - Ocean view, very clean and as we took our own phone chargers it didn’t matter that the only part of the cabin that didn’t work was the hub socket. ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Very enjoyable cruise.Excellent itinerary. But some criticisms.

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lyonsdown

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

I'd heard about Royal Carribean and knew it had a good reputation. This was my first cruise. We had a great time! The stops were excellent;even Skagen where there wasn't too much to see, was a nice small town. The excursion to St Petersburg was good, even though it was more expensive than some other providers.The 2 guides were full of information. It would have been better to get to the ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


Incredible Cruise, Incredible Ship!

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adventuresofian

6-10 Cruises

Age 40s

I really wanted to leave a review here to offer my thoughts on this ship after reading some of the negative reviews. Prior to going on the trip, I had seen lots of reviews giving really harsh opinions of the ship looking really tired or of the food being awful or the service slow etc... Honestly, I have no idea if these people were sailing on this ship or if there is one with a similar name ...
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Sail Date: July 2019


Enjoyable cruise experience

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beverleypeter

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

We wanted a cruise with interesting destinations and the Baltic/Russia itinerary was perfect as the ports themselves were mostly significant and interesting which meant that there was no need to book an expensive tour. We visited all the major capital cities. The ship was a mind boggling experience for the first couple of days. The sheer size of it ( although today that would not be a large ...
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Sail Date: June 2019

Cabin Type: Promenade View Interior


Enjoyable Baltic cruise

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Fido1948

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

We chose this cruise primarily because of its itinerary which included one or two extra ports of call and fewer cruising days. Departing from Southampton was another bonus. We hadn’t cruised with Royal Caribbean before and Explorer was the largest vessel we’d ever chosen so we were slightly concerned we might find it overcrowded, noisy and too glitzy. Nothing could have been further from the ...
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Sail Date: June 2019


Scandinavia and Russia highlights

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kevin0gonzales

6-10 Cruises

Age 20s

Mostly went on this cruise for the wonderful ports we stopped in. Embarkation and leaving the ship were quick and easy. The ship was fine. The average age of the ship was very old (older than i thought and I expected the crowd to be old). This was fine for us as we are not the type to stay out late partying - but almost nobody showed up to parties or events. The shows were also tailored for ...
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Sail Date: June 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View


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