Mariner of the Seas

Royal Caribbean International


Ship Info

What's Included


  • Shipboard accommodations Ocean transportation Most meals Some beverages Most entertainment aboard the vessel

Not Included

  • Airfare Transfers Items of a personal nature government taxes and fees additional Anything not listed as included

Ship Overview

Inaugural Sailing
138000 Tons
Public Decks
Passenger Capacity
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Memorable Cruise

By: J&Kcruise again

Reviewed on: 19 Nov 2013

This was a memorable cruise with great accommodations! We especially enjoyed the Diamond Club benefits. We also liked our table of 8 who were ALL from the great state of TEXAS!
Travel Advisor:  Patty Shelley

Asia Cruise

By: Jean

Reviewed on: 30 Mar 2015

Cruise is a little bit old and the food is not as good as it used to be. However, the prices have gone down significantly. You get what you pay for. The services at the ship from the crew members were very professional!
Travel Advisor:  Darrin Cancellieri

Shanghai to Japan

By: Bob

Reviewed on: 29 May 2017

Staff was very friendly and made it an enjoyable cruise. We were in a very small minority of English-speaking guests on the cruise - we knew this in advance, and this was not a problem. In fact we were treated as VIP "International guest"
Travel Advisor:  Maxine Weinberg

Cruise from Singapore to Dubai

By: Lee Dawn

Reviewed on: 28 Apr 2018

Everything was wonderful on board the Mariner of the Sea. Entertainment, food and Shore excursions were good.

Nice Boat

By: Shea

Reviewed on: 15 Aug 2018

So much to do so little time!!!! Great time on this boat!! Staff was beyond professional. Food was amazing. Will go in rccl again. Loyal customer.
Travel Advisor:  Michelle Woodson Howell

Cruise 2018

By: Julie

Reviewed on: 01 Oct 2018

This was our first cruise. All of the crew members were very friendly and helpful. We had a great time! Enjoyed the entertainment and the food was great!


By: Daiana

Reviewed on: 13 Oct 2018

Very beautiful nice staff and nice rooms
Travel Advisor:  Susana Di Catarina

Nice ship, great service!

By: Barb

Reviewed on: 02 Mar 2019

Perfect! It was clean and updated. The service and food was excellent.
Travel Advisor:  Brenda Tolson

Mariner Is still a lovely old ship

By: Patrick

Reviewed on: 02 Mar 2019

The Mariner has been updated to meet the desires of family and the short term sailings that they are doing at this time. The food was really good and as a frequent Princess traveller - The food in the regular restaurants has taken unbelieveable increase in options and taste. There was escargot nightly and Prime Rib the first night. It was a delightful experience that has drastica;lly improved since our last Trip on this very ship.
Travel Advisor:  Gary Cossin


By: Dan

Reviewed on: 13 Mar 2019

It was good we loved the service and the renovation was very nice. Food was great as well as the speciality restaurants. Would definitely do mor short cruises again on this ship
Travel Advisor:  Renee Weiss


By: Michele

Reviewed on: 27 Mar 2019

Dining Room Waiter Erwin and Assistant Waiter Carlos were great!! State Room attendant Herman was great.
Travel Advisor:  George Balogh

Birthday Cruise

By: Patty

Reviewed on: 15 Mar 2019

Great. The room was spacious and comfortable. Nice
Travel Advisor:  George Balogh

First Diamond trip

By: Debby

Reviewed on: 13 Mar 2019

This tells it all Love RCCL. The makeover of the ship was Great
Travel Advisor:  George Balogh

Had a good time

By: Tomeka

Reviewed on: 02 Apr 2019

We had a good time however, we were deceived with the picture package. We didn't get most of the pictures we took with our family, and we paid for unlimited pictures, they said they couldn't find our photos.
Travel Advisor:  Deanna Byrd

First cruise was awesome!

By: Cathie

Reviewed on: 28 Mar 2019

We really enjoyed our first cruise together! Our room (with window) was surprisingly spacious. The food was amazing, we found no reason to dine in any of the up-charged restaurants! We were very impressed with our waitstaff, room service, bartenders and other employees. The highlight of the trip was our day spent at CocoCay! What a beautiful place! I would have loved to have spent both days there and bypassed Nassau. It was a wonderful trip and I will definitely be a repeat customer! :)
Travel Advisor:  Brittany Sexton

Customer Service

By: Ineta

Reviewed on: 08 Apr 2019

The staff were excellent. Room service was awesome and staff in the dining room area was great. They all ensured that we had a good time.
Travel Advisor:  Eric Miller

Great ship.

By: Mark

Reviewed on: 07 May 2019

Our time was nice. Kids enjoyed exploring and playing on their own. Food was great in all areas. Elevators were a little warm at times. Overall great trip and good memories.

Awesome Cruise

By: Jerseygirl

Reviewed on: 08 Jun 2019

Best cruise I have had so far. Going back again in October can't wait, this time with my Sister.
Travel Advisor:  Lucy Mennie

nice ship friendly crew

By: nursebob

Reviewed on: 22 Jun 2019

we enjoyed our cruise on the mariner of the seas. all crew were very friendly.
Travel Advisor:  Marian Blessing

Bahama Cruise

By: Bill

Reviewed on: 21 Jun 2019

This was our first trip sailing with Royal Carribean. We went for my brothers wedding and had a blast. Will definitely crustose more.
Travel Advisor:  Marian Blessing

Good, not great

By: Beka

Reviewed on: 23 Jun 2019

This ship was very well appointed, with 14 decks of “something for everyone”. We had no issues with the ship, but the service could have been better; less desperate to sell you something. It was a 3 night Bahamas sailing, so imagine family reunions, Bachelorette and Bachelor parties, etc... I imagine, like us, many paid their fees before they arrived and did not intend to spend more once on board. We did have a beverage package, tips included, so the bartenders weren’t rude by any means, just not eager to serve as in trips past when they were “earning” a tip. Additionally, it rained while in our port cities, and we understand that the catch 22 is they need the ports to be happy, so they don’t offer onboard activities while docked, but a great majority of passengers were on board to stay away from the rain with no activity to entertain them. We loved our special dining experiences at Chops and Jamie’s and room service on our balcony. Still looking ahead to a future cruise.
Travel Advisor:  Gayle Smith

Mariner of Seas was a joy!

By: MorrisFamily

Reviewed on: 09 Jul 2019

Family & I can't say enough good things about our experience. All females ranging in age from 12 to 52 and Royal Carribean had something for all of us. Extremely positive experience!
Travel Advisor:  Alexandra Bohn

Royal Caribbean Cruise

By: Wes

Reviewed on: 15 Jul 2019

We always enjoy cruising. We spent time enjoying shore excursions, shows, and the casino. The food was good and the staff was very attentive.
Travel Advisor:  Trisha Rathke

Cruise ship

By: marquis10

Reviewed on: 24 Jul 2019

Yes! The Mariner of the Seas was a beautiful ship. Our room size was comfortable for three. There was things for my granddaughter to do. And the food, drinks and entertainment was Great..
Travel Advisor:  Beverly Rowe

Mariner of the seas

By: Debbie

Reviewed on: 02 Sep 2019

Absolutely loved this ship. We have sailed on the largest and smallest of royal Caribbean ships, but found mariner to be a great ship!
Travel Advisor:  Laurie Shuping
Not Recommended

Food gone down hill fast and prices up.

By: Bill

Reviewed on: 07 Oct 2019

We always eaten in the Specialty Dinning rooms for food quality. Chops has gone down, Italian restaurant just as bad. Windjammer Good. They Charge $45.00 a person for crap (Sorry but that is what it is) They Have jacked up all the drink prices. Not happy and will definitely not recommend. What happened to the good old days when the cruise lined Cared?

Excellent ship!

By: Cab

Reviewed on: 07 Nov 2019

Fantastic! Perfect for a short cruise

It was a Perfect Day!!

By: Lee

Reviewed on: 12 Nov 2019

It was an awesome trip..Coco Cay was perfect!! There is something for everyone..and I loved it!
Travel Advisor:  Kim Holland

4 night sister cruise

By: Pld

Reviewed on: 17 Jan 2020

Beautiful ship. Cabin nice and great service in all areas of ship
Travel Advisor:  Bea Clagg


By: Rocksy

Reviewed on: 17 Jan 2020

It was fine. My roomate and I tried different entertainment each evening. We enjoyed the shows. The measl were great.
Travel Advisor:  Marian Blessing


By: Cheb

Reviewed on: 19 Jan 2020

Was a great ship with wonderful people working for them.
Travel Advisor:  Marian Blessing

5 days to the Bahamas.

By: Sarah K.

Reviewed on: 24 Jan 2020

A very nice ship, staff was excellent. Always enjoy the casino, win or lose. The Ice show was incredible, talented skaters and colorful costumes. Plenty to do on this ship.
Travel Advisor:  Marian Blessing

Mariner of the Seas is a beautiful ship

By: Fionabelle

Reviewed on: 07 Feb 2020

I was surprisingly happy with the whole experience. I took a cynical view of a Royal Caribbean cruise. I am such a snob but our room, ( a suite) was so big and the largest balcony we had since our Cunard Royal Suite. The speciality dining and regular dining was fantastic. The staff was lovely. I love that RC has a beverage package that includes bottled water. So important! A perfect experience.
Travel Advisor:  Laura Smith

4 day bahama cruise

By: Katie

Reviewed on: 09 Feb 2020

Great time even though we were not able to go into cocoa cay due to high winds and waves. Always something to do on board.
Travel Advisor:  Deborah Brye


By: Karen

Reviewed on: 18 Mar 2020

Entertaining, food delicious, room clean and staff hospitable.


By: NMcKenna

Reviewed on: 13 Mar 2020

Lots to do, Entertainment and food were excellent.
Travel Advisor:  Charity Lawson

Great cruise terrible policies

By: Michele

Reviewed on: 19 Mar 2020

Upon reserving 3 balcony rooms side by side for a family trip I was told by a Royal Caibbean representative that the balcony dividers could be opened upon request. when we boarded the ship I requested it and was told no, we then went to guest services and they also said no. Had this been explained to me from the beginning I never would have booked balcony rooms.
Travel Advisor:  Lucy Mennie