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Explorer of the Seas Ship Facts
Years old 20
Passengers 3282- 3938
You can expect between 3282 to 3938 passengers on a typical sailing. This means that at the higher number (usually peak and holiday sailings) has a space ratio of 35.1 . (A space ratio less than 33 means that you may find the ship crowded in areas. A space ratio greater than 39 means that there should be plenty of space for each passenger.) When this ship isn't sailing at capacity the space ratio can be as good as 42.1.
The has 1180 crew members on board. There are 3 passengers for every crew member on board. There are no self serve laundromats on this cruise ship.
The ship last major refurbishment was in 2015 .
There are 15 decks on this ship. The highest deck number is 15. The number of decks with passenger cabins is 8.
The following ships share the same class as this ship. This means the basic design and layout of the ship is the same. For the most part the cabins will be identical among these ships, but may be decorated differently.
1999 - Voyager of the Seas
2000 - Explorer of the Seas
2001 - Adventure of the Seas
2002 - Navigator of the Seas
2003 - Mariner of the Seas
There are 27 special needs cabins on this ship. These cabins have been modified for accessibility purposes.
The abbreviation Royal Caribbean uses for this ship is EX.
During 2015 drydock, the Explorer of the Seas had a complete refit of the pool deck, addition of FlowRider, 24 new panoramic staterooms, conversion of 80 inside cabins to virtual balconies, new outdoor movie screen, new flat screen televisions in the staterooms, new restuarants (Chops Grille, Giovannis Table, Izumi), a refit of the main dining room, replace Champagne Bar with R-Bar.