Mariner of The Seas 2018: Review (+Pictures)

the revamped royal caribbean international mariner of the seas

There are only two months until the end of 2018, and there is no better way to end the year than to go on a cruise of a lifetime.

The Mariner of the Seas is a cruise ship that will leave you breathless and it will surely spice up your 2018 with lots of positive energy and great and fun memories.

One of the best cruise ships is the Mariner of the Seas because it was refurbished in 2018 and now it has new restaurants and more exciting thrills.

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Even if you don’t make it in 2018 be sure to check it out in 2019 because it will still be a trendy cruise ship.

 

Overview of the Refurbished Mariner of the Seas

The Mariner of the Seas is a cruise ship for all types of travelers. It’s mostly famous for people living in the Florida area because of the cruises that last for 3- 4 days and start from Miami or Orlando. But people all over the US should visit this majestic piece of art.

The Mariner is a large ship with 310.9 meters length and width of 48.0 meters. When compared with other ships this one looks huge. It also has 15 decks.

The rooms are stationed between deck 6 and deck 9, and you can book from a couple of options available where we will review them later on.

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There are some new amenities for adults, kids, and teenagers, so don’t worry if you came with your family on this cruise.

One of the flagship entertainment activity is the Sky Pad. It’s a bungee trampoline experience where you can enjoy it on the cruise. This is a must try for everyone that’s coming on the cruise.

There are tons of activities on the ship for everyone, and having a blast is one of the top priorities on the Mariner of the Seas.

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Ship Layout

With 15 decks on a ship, there is something for everything, and we will try to give you some brief information on some of them.

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The Casino Royale is on deck 4 just in the middle of the deck. And on the one end you have Top Hat and Tails Dining Room and on the other is The Savoy Theatre. If you want to head on to a bar after you grabbed some food, head on to Schooner Bar, which is next to the Golden Room.

On Deck 5 you have on one side an Observation Deck and on the other side an Outdoor Deck. The Lotus Lounge is also on deck 5 and some Promenade shops. If you want to go for a swim you can find the swimming pools on deck 11. Or if you want to get some tan you can head on to Solarium Bar, and enjoy a cocktail. Solarium Bar is for adults only.

Restaurants

While you are cruising on the Mariner of the Seas head on to dine from the hands of world-famous chefs.

Jamie Oliver has an Italian restaurant on the Mariner and you can dine in your favorite Italian dishes.

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If you are into Sushi then you can dine in Izumi, where you can enjoy the lovely presentation from the chefs.

After the food that you had it’s great to grab a coffee, and why don’t you head on to Starbucks to grab a coffee where we are sure you will love it.

If you are more into Fast-Food then you should definitely head on to Dog House, an original food-truck experience on the seas. They serve the traditional hot-dog with fries and also there are some salads on the menu too.

Rooms at the Mariner

There are four types of rooms on the Mariner. The Interior, Ocean View, Balcony and Suite. All of them are great, but some are better than the other. It doesn’t matter which one you choose you will definitely enjoy the cruise.

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The Interior is a small room that you can get some nice beds for the smallest price. It’s small without a window but it definitely will always be clean. The staff is doing their best to keep every cabin clean.

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The Ocean View is a cabin worth booking if you want something extra for some extra money. The rooms are bigger than the Interior and they have a window with the best view of the Ocean. If you want to spend some money on the view this is the perfect cabin to book.

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The Balcony is for those couples where they want to have a balcony on their cruise and love to enjoy a wine with their loved ones. You can have all the views from your own balcony and we believe you will enjoy this cabin. If you want something more than a balcony why don’t you book the Suite?

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The Suite is for those travelers that love to travel in style. Having a huge suite will surely make you feel like Royalty, and we believe it’s the perfect cabin to book if you are going on a honeymoon. This suite has it all, with two bedrooms and two bathrooms this is the perfect place even if you have your kids on board.

Amenities at the Mariner of the Seas that are Worth Visiting

The Laser Tag, the cookie making class, the bamboo room and many more are the must visit amenities at the Mariner of the Seas. Check out the video below and find out which are the 5 new thrills on this ship.

Laser Tag

If you want some action on board, don’t hesitate to visit the Laser Tag where you and your team will play against other people, and only the strongest will win! This game is for all of those who want to have some fun and we encourage you to try it.

Nightly Activities

If you are a night person there are Karaoke shows, trivia and art auctions. You can also go and watch a movie in the theater if you feel like that.

The Bamboo Room

If you a bar that you can only find on this special cruise, then head on to The Bamboo Room. The cocktails are made with exotic fruits and spices and all you have to do is just sit and relax, and let the bartender do the rest.

Sushi and Cupcake making class

If you want to learn something new head on to the Sushi making class. If you don’t know how to make them, the professional chef will teach you. Or if you want to know how to make the perfect Cupcake head on to the Cupcake making class, and you will be amazed by the instructor.

Final Conclusion

If you have never been on a cruise before and are wondering about booking your next cruise, the Mariner of the Seas is a must-visit cruise for the end of 2018 and the beginning of 2019. This cruise will leave you breathless and we are sure you will love it the most.

The beginning of 2019 should definitely start with a cruise on the Mariner of the Seas.

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