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Swan Hellenic's Minerva has come a long way from its beginnings as the ice-strengthened hull of a planned Ukrainian spy ship to its current position as an upscale ship with a country-house hotel atmosphere, ...
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Could be better Suewoodcock
4/15
I travelled on Minerva first December then returned 12/05/2015. The quality of food was poor even since Christmas ... Read more
5 Star Staff, 3 Star Ship AA +Ilovecruising
3/15
This is our first and last time we use this ship. It its said to have been refurbished, but boy, does it need another ... Read more
12/14
An enjoyable cruise which, at the discounted fare, was good value for money (probably 5*) but which seems highly ... Read more
This was our first cruise on the Minerva. We normally cruise on mid size ships, but booked this cruise to celebrate ... Read more
Having just completed our second cruise on Minerva we think that its still doing things right. We shopped around the ... Read more

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Up the Amazon C.KENNEDY5
2/14
This was our 5th or 6th cruise on Minerva so it must be reasonably good if we keep returning. We have learned to accept ... Read more
12/13
We wanted an interesting cruise on a small ship over Christmas and New Year and the " Mysteries of the Maya" cruise, ... Read more
We sailed from Portsmouth. You transfer by bus from the terminal to the ship, but the transfer is quite short. Long ... Read more
Air booked by Swan=Excellent:Phx-Istanbul--Rome-Phx & transfers to/from Minerva. ... Read more
I went on the 'Holy Lands' cruise, March - April 2013. It was fantastically good value and had the most wonderful ... Read more

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We arrived independently in Aqaba Jordan & as there was not shuttle bus as advertised we made our own way to the ... Read more
Breath of Fresh Air Pat Pascoe
6/11
First time for us with Swan Hellenic and first time on such a small ship. It was a delight. Just small enough for easy ... Read more
A Touch of Class! Christopher Jarman
5/11
I spent my early years in the Royal Navy and so there was a touch of nostalgia about this Mediterranean cruise. Like ... Read more
3/11
I am a traveler who frequently takes solo trips. I had traveled northern India by myself two years before this cruise ... Read more
Arrived at 1700 after 4hr(from London!)journey to T5 to find No reps( all gone home at 1500!) Nothing! 120 elderly ... Read more

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Arrived at 1700 after 4hr(from London!)journey to T5 to find No reps( all gone home at 1500!) Nothing! 120 elderly ... Read more
7/10
From our arrival by car at Dover cruise terminal it was clear that this cruise was going to be a well organised ... Read more
French Vintage WilmslowBridge
6/10
A fantastic cruise on Swan Hellenic Minerva. Stopped at 10 incredible ports on this cruise. Small ship so we could get ... Read more
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04 January 2010 The day started out cloudy and it looked like it might rain. We decided against taking a 2-hour ... Read more

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