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  Mariner of the Seas (Royal Caribbean International)

Mariner of the Seas | Royal Caribbean International
Mariner of the Seas
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Mariner of the Seas | Royal Caribbean International
Royal Caribbean Mariner of the Seas cruise ship docked in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
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MARINER OF THE SEAS FACTS

Description
MS Mariner of the Seas is one of five Voyager class cruise ships from Royal Caribbean International. As one of the more recent Voyager class cruise ships, Explorer of the Seas introduced a number of second generation features including balconies fixed outside the ship's superstructure for better views, and enlarged Royal Promenade shopping mall. MS Mariner of the Seas is almost identical to her sister ship, the Navigator of the Seas, which shares the same second generation design.

Destinations
If you are interested in a Mexican cruise, then Mariner of the Seas should be high on your list of options. The ship is based in Los Angeles and sails seven-night Mexican Riviera cruises. Ports of call include Cabo San Lucas, Mazatlan and Puerto Vallarta. With vibrant rainforest, magnificent beaches, tropical coral reefs, fascinating colonial architecture and rich culture, a Mexican cruise is an ideal vacation choice.

History
Mariner of the Seas was built at the Kværner Masa-Yards in Turku, Finland with construction completed in 2003.

Entertainment
In common with all the Voyager class ships, Mariner of the Seas has an impressive array of activities to keep passengers occupied. Activities include an ice skating rink, rock climbing wall in the ship's funnel, inline skating, nine-hole miniature golf course, full-sized basketball court, youth facilities, table-tennis tables.

Facilities include the four storey Royal Promenade lined with shops, Mardi Gras themed Casino, three-story main dining room, restaurants such as such as Johnny Rockets (1950s-style), Chops Grill, Portofino (Italian), themed bars and lounges, day spa and fitness center, wedding chapel, three saltwater swimming pools (with hydraulic lift in one pool and whirlpool spa for disabled guests), spas, solarium, three-story theater, library, movie theater, nightclub.

Business travelers are well catered for with meeting space with breakout rooms and reception area for up to 400 people, executive boardroom, presentation rooms, teleconferencing equipment.

Cabins
There are four main categories of staterooms. Most Suites and Deluxe Staterooms have multiple rooms and balconies. Balcony Staterooms have private balconies for you to enjoy the passing scenery. Outside Staterooms have windows (but no balconies) allowing to see the views. Interior Staterooms have no outside view, although the Promenade Staterooms have a bowed window overlooking the Royal Promenade. There are a total of 1,557 staterooms. There are 939 staterooms with ocean views, and 765 of these have balconies. There are 619 Interior Staterooms, 138 of which have windows with Royal Promenade view. Twenty six staterooms cater for wheelchair passengers.

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Ship Summary
Operator:Royal Caribbean International
Built by:Aker Finnyards in Turku, Finland,
Date Completed:2003
Gross Tonnage:138000
Length:311.12 m
Width:48 m
Passengers:3114
Crew:1185