Cruise Reviews - Marella Cruises (was Thomson)

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Latest Reviews

Great Week Cruising.

MARELLA CRUISES (WAS THOMSON) / Marella Dream / Canaries

on 16th Feb 2019, by

Marella Dream February Due to bad weather we had a delayed flight from Bournemouth, but nothing to worry about, after that everything went perfectly. Finding our transfer coach to the ship was...

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Mr Michael Selton.

MARELLA CRUISES (WAS THOMSON) / Marella Discovery 2 / Caribbean

on 14th Feb 2019, by

As I went on my first cruise which I was sceptical about, I had a fantastic time,staff was helpful and pleasant,cabin was very well maintained by staff,food was to die for especially the Italian...

517 views , 6 of 12 people found this useful

Living The Dream.

MARELLA CRUISES (WAS THOMSON) / Marella Dream / Mediterranean

on 11th Feb 2019, by

July 2018 my family and i went on our 1st ever cruise. There was 8 of us in all , ages between 3 and 52 . The name of the ship was the marella dream. She was an old girl , a little bit tired...

727 views , 14 of 21 people found this useful

Marella Discovery Enchanting Far East 2 Adults Onl.

MARELLA CRUISES (WAS THOMSON) / Marella Discovery / Far East

on 7th Feb 2019, by

Enjoyable cruise but have to say a couple of the excursions were poor - Vietnam not all the excursion was included as we were told we might get lost in the big market we actually went to see that...

239 views , 4 of 6 people found this useful

Lack Of Wow Factor But A Good Cruise.

MARELLA CRUISES (WAS THOMSON) / Marella Dream / Mediterranean

on 6th Feb 2019, by

Had a very enjoyable cruise on Marella Dream. The ship is the smallest one we have been on but lacked the wow factor which you find on more modern ships and lacked cabins with balconies. The cabin...

2226 views , 11 of 15 people found this useful

Amazing Christmas Cruise With Tui.

MARELLA CRUISES (WAS THOMSON) / Marella Discovery 2 / Caribbean

on 5th Feb 2019, by

Amazing cruise on Marella discovery for Christmas. Sailed the Caribbean spending Christmas Day in St Lucia. Enjoyed special birthdays on board. Cruise and staff were amazing. Great to have all...

973 views , 27 of 31 people found this useful

Real Down Time.

MARELLA CRUISES (WAS THOMSON) / Celebration / Caribbean

on 2nd Feb 2019, by

The Carribean cruise ships 'Adventure of the Seas' and 'Splendour of the Seas' which were our first two cruises were amazing. No complaints, niggles, nothing. We went on one to the...

513 views , 8 of 41 people found this useful

Marella Explorer In The Caribbean.

MARELLA CRUISES (WAS THOMSON) / Marella Explorer / Caribbean

on 31st Jan 2019, by

We returned home earlier this week from 2 one week back-to-back cruises in the Caribbean on the Marella Explorer. An interesting itinerary (with 2 sea days) to islands wed mostly visited before but...

1144 views , 19 of 20 people found this useful

It Exceeded Our Expectations.

MARELLA CRUISES (WAS THOMSON) / Marella Dream / Atlantic

on 28th Jan 2019, by

We wanted a weeks holiday going from our local airport and found we could get a cruise on Marella Dream for a good price with all inclusive. Knowing what we paid and that Dream is an old ship, we...

215 views , 7 of 7 people found this useful

First Cruise.

MARELLA CRUISES (WAS THOMSON) / Marella Explorer / Caribbean

on 26th Jan 2019, by

First time cruising and were not sure what to expect. Cabin was basic but kept clean by Muzzab every day, loved the balcony which we used daily. Air conditioning was noisy so had to turn of...

159 views , 7 of 7 people found this useful

New Years Dream On Marella Dream.

MARELLA CRUISES (WAS THOMSON) / Marella Dream / Canaries

on 21st Jan 2019, by

Sunshine, fireworks, good food and nice people, what better way to spend a week after Christmas. On 28th December we flew from Gatwick to Tenerife on a Tui plane and were met by Tui representatives...

878 views , 22 of 25 people found this useful

Good Old Fashioned British Entertainment.

MARELLA CRUISES (WAS THOMSON) / Marella Dream / Canaries

on 19th Jan 2019, by

My family and I decided to do something different for Christmas 2018. We all opted for a Christmas Cruise! Aside from two 'mini cruises' we had only ever been on one other cruise which was a 2...

336 views , 9 of 15 people found this useful , 1 comment

Marella Dream. Old Ship, Amazing Service.

MARELLA CRUISES (WAS THOMSON) / Marella Dream / Canaries

on 18th Jan 2019, by

Its ten years since we took a, what was then Thomson cruise, and were curious to see if things had changed. We regularly cruise across all lines being bargain hunters but have fond memories of...

155 views , 8 of 8 people found this useful

Dougie And Betty’s Cruise Holidays.

MARELLA CRUISES (WAS THOMSON) / Marella Dream / Canaries

on 13th Jan 2019, by

We have been on a few cruise ships the canaries trips cruise and stay.the carribean always with thomson now marrella cruising. We always book an adapted cabin. My wife has MS and uses a mobility...

264 views , 1 of 15 people found this useful

Neither Seabourn Or Msc.

MARELLA CRUISES (WAS THOMSON) / Marella Discovery / Indian Ocean

on 11th Jan 2019, by

We cruised on the Marella Discovery in Dec 2018, the start of the cruise did not go well due to a 12hr delay, we upgraded to premium class on the flight which is well worth the money, we arrived at...

196 views , 1 of 1 people found this useful

Seeking The Northern Lights In Comfort.

MARELLA CRUISES (WAS THOMSON) / Marella Discovery / Norwegian Fjords

on 11th Jan 2019, by

This was our first cruise and we were heading off to find the northern lights. From arriving at Southampton at the cruise terminal we were impressed by the welcoming friendly staff who made...

1081 views , 18 of 20 people found this useful

Re-positioning Magic.

MARELLA CRUISES (WAS THOMSON) / Marella Discovery 2 / Caribbean

on 8th Jan 2019, by

Our beautiful cruise on board Discovery 2 was a re-positioning cruise, the first one of its kind we have done and the longest time on board we have spent. We were quite concerned that the length of...

307 views , 12 of 13 people found this useful

Singles Bargain.

MARELLA CRUISES (WAS THOMSON) / Marella Discovery / Caribbean

on 8th Jan 2019, by

As a single traveller I have always found cruise holidays way out of my price range with the supplements added. This changed with Marella cruises who cater for singles with realistic supplements,...

2519 views , 18 of 24 people found this useful

Marella Definately Not Cinderella.

MARELLA CRUISES (WAS THOMSON) / Marella Discovery / Mediterranean

on 8th Jan 2019, by

I was always reluctant to cruise with Thompson / Marella Cruises as expected them to be of less quality and the poor relation to others. I decided to give it a go when offered an interesting...

6827 views , 74 of 79 people found this useful , 4 comments

Marella Explorer Caribbean Cruise.

MARELLA CRUISES (WAS THOMSON) / Marella Explorer / Caribbean

on 8th Jan 2019, by

We were on the Marella Explorer Caribbean cruise in early December with friends celebrating a 60th birthday and we thoroughly enjoyed the islands we visited. We thought the crew were excellent...

358 views , 7 of 7 people found this useful
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