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Royal Caribbean Mariner of the Seas Cruise Reviews

Royal Caribbean
Mariner of the Seas
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Excellent

665

Very Good

266

Average

173

Poor

74

Terrible

53

Cruise type

1,244 Royal Caribbean Mariner of the Seas Cruise Reviews


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Tara Woodbury

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great time for a first cruise especially - I'm hooked

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My sister and I had both never been on a cruise and decided we would try one together since noone else in either of our families want to go. We had a great price and I got some on board credit with my purchase so I ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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mtab

11 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Excellent cruise for family

We were a group of couples. The ship is very nice with lots for young people to do. We are experienced cruisers and our favorite is Princess as Royal Caribbean has too many children on board. But let me give you ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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ROYERSKINE

1 Review Written

Friendly ship! Good value for short getaway!

We are Royal Caribbean loyalist but have also sailed on Carnival and Disney ships. Frankly all have their advantages and different price points, but RC seems to bring the best value for the dollar. We sailed on ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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MNMTN

1 Review Written

First Cruise

This was my first time cruising, so had nothing to compare it to, but have since been on the Adventure of the Seas. I booked this reservation through MGM as a comp. I prepaid the gratuities, which I much prefer. ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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2939vivian

3 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Nice Ship, Rude staff, Less services

My mother and I take this cruise every year twice a year. This is our first time being disappointed. Our 5:30 seating turned to MTD when the host grabbed my card out of my hand and used a sharpie to write "MTD" on ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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perodise

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Rather cruise with Celebrity

This cruise timing worked perfectly with a wedding my family I were attending. My wife and I are frequent Celebrity cruise line cruisers but because of the perfect timimg per above, we decided to take this ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Jennaveeve20

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Terrible pick any other cruise line

We chose this cruise because we had already sailed carnival a few times , and wanted to try what we heard was a step up. It was terrible! Just trying to get an elevator you could fit in was nearly impossible. We ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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919Florida

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Amazing Cruise on Mariner - Great Time!

I recently completed a Mariner of the Seas cruise two weeks ago. This was my second time on Mariner and I loved it just as much as I did the first time. The ship is well maintained. Very clean with lots of up to ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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jcopas123

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Miniature Independence of The Seas - A nice quick cruise

This is a fun, affordable, fast cruise for a long weekend. this ship was a miniature version of the Independence of The Seas. I love the Promenade in this style of ship. The pools were a little less warm that I ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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IJusWannaHaveFun

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Cruiser BEWARE! This boat may dock, it might not. Just okay.

We love cruising and have cruised 4 times in the past 3 years! This was my first time on the Mariner of the seas and I was excited for my small children to experience the Perfect Day at CocoCay. This cruise fell ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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PCoJorge

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

A FLOATING TIJUANA SELL-FEST WITH A WONDERFUL ESCAPE TO COCO CAY

Firstly, allow me to state why we were so disappointed... Primarily because we have always liked the service and offerings that Royal Caribbean has provided in the past; however, that said, we all (four of those ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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alpha128bit

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Could have been better

Was traveling with a group of 16 family members on Mariner of the Seas over Christmas. This was my 6th cruise and 3rd cruise with RCL, twice with Celebrity and once with Disney. I was looking forward to cruising ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Mlewin108

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Underwhelming

Ship was beautiful but smoke lingered everywhere. Our room steward was sick after embarkation and we never received personalized service. Didn’t even really know who our steward was. No towel animals, wife’s ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Notaworryintheworld

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

B2B December Cruise

We just got off Mariner today after a wonderful 7 days.  It was my husband and I who are both in our 30s.  As background, we’ve been on a variety of cruises together, most recently on Brilliance last December. ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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julieL3

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Staff, Service, and Activities are a real disappointment!!

I have loved cruising with Royal Caribbean and this is the 4th ship I have been on, but what a different experience! The ship itself is nice, the cabins were clean and there are a lot of areas to find things to ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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babie22559

16 Reviews Written

30 Helpful Votes

Mariner is fabulous, even years later!

We sailed on Mariner of the Seas over the Thanksgiving holiday. We are a family of four, with kids ages 6 and 9. We had perfectly fabulous time. We really enjoy cruising and have been on several cruise lines, but ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Moodussnare

9 Reviews Written

29 Helpful Votes

Terrific ship, great cruise 

My wife and I (both in our mid 50s) sailed out for three days following a week in West Palm to burn some vacation time before the end of the year. This was our 9th cruise with RC. We rented a car and drove to Port ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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OceanLover1963

7 Reviews Written

32 Helpful Votes

Very Nice Cruise

Traveled with a large group. Embarkation was smooth. On the ship immediately at the time scheduled. Cabin very nice. Balcony was a bit dirty, but overall fine. Never met our cabin steward which may be the ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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vacationgirl3414

5 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

A great ship with plenty of activites for the family

I traveled recently with my 2 adult sons, daughter in law, & 3 grand kids between the ages of 3-8. Coco Cay was so much better than when we visited there 2 years ago. Lots of free activities, variety of food and ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Prettyprincess25

5 Reviews Written

29 Helpful Votes

Ok but not great

Embarkation - easy and quick. The cost of parking at Port Canaveral has gone up significantly - now $85 Monday to Friday. Food - distinctly average in the MDR on my time dining. Dinner took 2 hours every night. ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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dudawg47

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Memory of the Mariner

I will begin at embarkation. Besides the typical security issues, could not have gone smoother. Very helpful and friendly employees helping in the process We had a promenade view stateroom. Decided to try for ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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STANMELB

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Disappointed

Wanted to try the Mariner again after 11 years. Booked an Owners Suite # 1628. Overall found the ship in fair condition. The balcony for our room was not in good shape. Furniture in our room was very old. ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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3kiddos33

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Wonderful get away

A weekend get away cruise for my Husband and I kid free! My husband pre checked in which you must do! We were on the ship in 5 minutes! We had an interior room which was great, I like the class shower doors, slept ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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ablock

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Thought we would try RC to compare to other lines

We wanted a short cheaper cruise for our Anniversary. We had some gift cards from work to apply to RC to bring the cost down. We had to call RC multiple times and took a month and after our cruise for the cards to ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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gjginparadise

3 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Cruising after the hurricane!

We were so anxious to sail on this refurbished ship since we had sailed on her before many times & loved her Sadly we were the first sailing on her after the hurricane Dorian. But on the brighter side we ...
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Sail Date September 2019


Mariner of the Seas Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.54.4
Dining5.03.9
Entertainment4.53.9
Public Rooms5.04.5
Fitness Recreation5.04.3
Family4.54
Enrichment3.53.6
Service4.54.4
Value For Money5.04
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