travel42 Cruise Ship Review: Royal Caribbean International Mariner of the Seas

Mariner of the Seas travel42 Professional Ship Review

Mariner of the Seas is the fifth in the highly successful Voyager class. She entered service in 2004, and the quintet formed the largest set of cruise liners until RCI's Freedom class (154,000 tons) began arriving two years later, followed by the far larger Oasis class.

Measuring 137,276 tons, this ship hauls 3,114 passengers (or up to 3,840 with all berths occupied). If you want a megaship with all the bells and whistles, this is it.

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