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Editor's note: Thomson Dream underwent another refurbishment in November 2014, and was fitted with the following new features: a new sunbathing area; and Asian-themed a la carte restaurant Kora La, ...
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mwalbridge
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
1 forum post
0 helpful votes
Travel to Embarkation Port Negative -No reception at gangway (no staff greeting, no direction, no signage) -Took away Canadian passports without explanation (very strange) but did not take British passports -Driver did not ... Read more
Divoch
Member Since 2015
1 review
3 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
It was fly/cruise holiday flying from Gatwick to Montego Bay, Jamaica. It did not go to plan to start with. When check-in at Gatwick we noticed that the allocated cabin was not cabin we chose. We protested but the staff at the airport did ... Read more
mansej
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
55 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
We flew from Gatwick to Las Palmas to join the Dream on December 5th, 2015 for a 17 day cruise across the Atlantic. Embarkation onto the ship was swift and painless. As we had sailed on her before we found our own way to our cabin which ... Read more
Meltis46
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
This was our second time on the Dream, the first was three years ago and it was poor, we gave it another go because we new about the refurbishments, plus we had a very good cruise on the Celebration in Nov 2014. How these two ships can ... Read more
weshpenguin
Member Since 2009
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
What a great time we had on the Thomson Dream for the transatlantic cruise 'Beyond the Sunset'. We chose to embark in Gran Canaria, then enjoyed stops in La Gomera & Cape Verde before crossing the Atlantic to the Caribbean. I'll ... Read more
sunshinergirl
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
Love the Dream Love the ports of call Weather great. Entertainment not as good as previous transatlantic same old shows not as many guest acts Hardly any live music on deck in the afternoons too many quizes. The comedy club was very ... Read more
asda
Member Since 2008
3 reviews
867 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
Our very first cruise about 16 years ago was on thomson breeze and since then we have sailed with many cruise lines ( p&o,ncl,rccl,celebrity) about 14 cruises.but hadn't sailed with thomson since. So when we saw this 5 night mini ... Read more
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area
Member Since 2014
4 reviews
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
We went on the Thomson Dream for the first time and read the reviews before we went. We were a bit upset at some of those that we read and it was with trepidation that we embarked on this trip. We need not have been worried at all ... Read more
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area
Member Since 2014
4 reviews
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
AS I said it was the first time on this ship and we were a bit apprehensive after reading some of the reviews but we needn't have worried as it was really good. As an elderly disabled lady the cabin was an adapted one and there was ... Read more
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Ma22a
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
This was our first time on the Dream and we thoroughly enjoyed it. A our cabin, which was outside plus, was great and was maintained very well by our cabin steward throughout the cruise. Travel to our embarkation point was well managed ... Read more
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waspada
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
The first week the ship was half empty but the 2nd week was school holidays and it was full. On the plus side. 1) The cabin was excellent, well looked after and always clean. 2) The service staff were excellent. 3) The ... Read more
trinity-c
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
22 forum posts
1 helpful vote
First let me say I have cruised with several, very different,cruise lines - Cunard (on the old QE2), P&O, Norwegian, Celebrity (twice), Airtours (20 years ago they briefly dipped their toe in the cruise market and we were lucky ... Read more
dado
Member Since 2009
6 reviews
8 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
Fourth time on the dream and how better can it get. First I must say they have now finally got the excursions team sorted out with a new manager that's well organised with a good team. We did 5 tours in total out of 6 ports and all ... Read more
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Roxy Hart
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2015
We cruised on the Majesty last year and really enjoyed it so decided to try the Dream this year. What a mistake! Pro's: Great Ports of Call. Lovely staff, all areas very clean. Andre - the comedian /magician and The Crew Show - just ... Read more
Highlander1944
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
At end of Sept my wife and I travelled independently to spend 5 days in Palma Majorca followed by a week’s ‘Moorish Delights’ cruise on the Thomson ‘Dream’. This was our 8th cruise on various cruise lines and ... Read more
whoopeewoo
Member Since 2015
1 review
15 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
I will start by saying this cruise was excellent in the food? was great, entertainment was of a high standard. The only moan I will get rid of straight away we booked late so was allocated of cabin on DECK 6 cabin 6206 aft of ship, ... Read more
Millie, Fife.
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2015
Having been a regular Thomson Cruiser pre 2011, I feel sad leaving this review. It certainly wasn't a 'Dream'. Cutbacks are evident everywhere! Extremely disappointing. Positives were staff who tried hard but were too few to give the ... Read more
China doll52
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
42 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
Our flight from Manchester left a little late but we arrived on time thanks to a good tail wind. The luggage reclaim was horrendous - we waited 50 minutes at the airport but after that everything went smoothly. The staff were as amazing ... Read more
scottc69@hotmail.co.uk
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2015
Five of us travelled - aged 40's, early 20's & 18. Very apprehensive as to what to expect! The apprehension soon disappeared. Flight from Stansted was on time and smooth. After getting off the plane all transfers were very easy - ... Read more
George Walker
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
My wife and I treated ourselves to our first cruise after I recently retired and must say that we should have done it years ago. we were a bit apprehensive after reading some of the reviews prior to the cruise. We joined the ship ... Read more
florriew
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
Have just come back only a couple of days ago everyone had a fantastic time, there were 14 of us 13 ladys 1 man, this to me and my friend i shared with was the best holiday we`ve ever had, the countries were fantastic, then to come back ... Read more
ggbanks
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
This ship as far as I could see has not been refurbished since the late 70's or early 80's. Our cabin had dark wood panelling, very dull. In one bar for the whole week we were on board there was a air blower constantly blowing on the ... Read more
rmbuk30
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
Myself and my partner spent a fantastic week on the dream. Well organised at the airport and a swift trip to the ship. Embarkation was speedy and efficient and the bags were delivered to our cabin within 20 minutes of boarding. Inside ... Read more
Spanish one
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We travelled independently for this cruise , it was difficult findin where to embark as there were no Thomson reps available port side , The staff on the ship are all so nice with the exception of the cruise director , the Mistral ... Read more
juliereader189@gmail.com
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
Just come back off the dream, regular thomson cruisers left this holiday with mixed emotions. Cabin was clean but toilet facilities a problem kept blocking up. Food fantastic service in the orion brilliant thanks to joey and Anthony. ... Read more

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