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331 Thomson Family Cruise Reviews

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Lenny005
Member Since 2016
1 review
14 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
Previous cruise on the Dream 2 years ago was a great success. Found staff very helpful,friendly. We found our cabin very clean and a lovely comfortable bed.we had two octogenarian fathers with us and cabin location was brilliant. ... Read more
Happycruiser1234
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Excellent cruise from start to finish, easy check in, we had an inside cabin on deck 3 which was fine, kept spotlessly clean. Great choice of food, tended to eat in the Meridian restaurant most evenings but tried the Kora La one evening ... Read more
tracy5118
Member Since 2016
1 review
13 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
we chose this cruise as we thought with thomsons it would be amazing,to be honest it was it wasn't that great it was not what we thought it to be,the food is very basic and has been lying quite a long time so most of it has dried out its ... Read more
CJMurray
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
On the last night the Cruise Director gave a speech about the minority(50 or so)who slate this Ship post cruise.We need your feedback etc etc.But clearly if its negative they don't. I had been on a Celebrity Cruise of the Western ... Read more
PARADS
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
2 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Chosing this cruise was the easy part we wanted the all inclusive option as we were travelling with friends, and we wanted to try the new approach by Thomson, sorry TUI. Palma Airport did its best to disappoint, 4 flights in and only ... Read more
lynniebinnie
Member Since 2016
1 review
18 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
What a magical cruise, we loved it. The ship is very impressive when you first see it and it doesn't disappoint inside either, it's beautiful. We were a party of 5 and we had 2 deluxe cabins on deck 8. My parents stayed in one and my ... Read more
Steve Garner
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
We chose this cruise purely because of the itinerary. It had some of the destinations that we had never visited before. The Croatian destinations were brilliant and well worth a return. However the Celebration failed to live up to the ... Read more
HammerRoy
Member Since 2016
1 review
23 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
We have just returned from our cruise aboard the Thomson Majesty Please take no notice of the negative comments regarding this ship. We can honestly say from the time we boarded in Palma until we disembarked a week later we had nothing ... Read more
Lumley68
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Food excellent, cleanliness , size of cabin 7558 excellent , staff excellent temperature of the ship air con excellent, the only thing that lets it down is the lack of entertainment day time and evening shows were poor and boring. All ... Read more
lynnehullfc1950
Member Since 2016
1 review
15 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
we chose this cruise because of the destinations and it was recommended to us from our daughter and son in law who went on a cruise last year on the Thomsons dream who also came on this cruise with us along with our granddaughter who is ... Read more
Liz632972
Member Since 2015
4 reviews
2 helpful votes
Travelled on the Thomson Dream as part of a cruise and stay and a last minute deal. Having sailed in June on the Majesty we knew what we were going to more or less. Check in was a little chaotic as boarding passes and luggage labels were ... Read more
stocky
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
We found the Thompson Dream to be a "mixed bag" Our cabin 5064 was adequate but on 2 occasions water came up from a drain in the bathroom to fill the bathroom floor to a level which completely covered my feet.when I reported ... Read more
Sunshine Club
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
Family cruise for 14 of us courtesy of the in-laws and didn't disappoint. My wife was very unsure about the cruise in general not liking ships, but really enjoyed every part of it and would definitely go again... The crew were very ... Read more
The-Purple-Panther
Member Since 2016
1 review
18 helpful votes
NEVER AGAIN! This Cruise was simply the lowest of the low, with hardly any redeeeming factors to report, the decor was naff Naff, corridors smelt, rust & unkempt was the order of the day, the food - Oh, so VERY repetitive, all the ... Read more
Steveali
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
Food, much improved from last thomson cruise. 3 courses instead of 5 but thats fine.everywhere spotlessly clean.entertainment could do better but ok.the venue dated, dark dismal , show lounge excellent, plenty of seats and very ... Read more
Clarkeylj
Member Since 2016
1 review
22 helpful votes
There were three generations travelling from 6 to 75, Thomsons offer something for every generation in a relaxed atmosphere with lots of choices. This was our second Thomsons cruise and we couldn't fault it. If you would enjoy a ... Read more
Ian Raw
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
This was our first cruise as my wife and daughter have 'motion sickness'. No need to worry!! The ship is very stable and we all had a super trip. Check in was simple and effective with luggage being delivered to our cabin Staff and ... Read more
TommyTopit
Member Since 2016
1 review
15 helpful votes
I had read some pretty bad reviews for the Thomson Dream after i had booked the holiday, so i went fearing the worse. I need not have worried as the service, staff, food, entertainment and ship where all excellent. We had an inside cabin ... Read more
CARLY14
Member Since 2016
1 review
14 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
This was my first cruise and was recommended by my travel agency, for myself and my teenage son and daughter. After reading some negative reviews i was pleasantly suprised. Our cabin was an outside plus and was quite big with plenty of ... Read more
Marion k
Member Since 2016
1 review
54 helpful votes
flying out to Mallorca took under 2 hours. The coach trip from the airport took 20 minutes. The Cruise staff were quick and efficient with boarding. The ship itself is beautifully refitted. The balcony cabin was worth the extra money. You ... Read more
Jimenezcruiser
Member Since 2016
1 review
17 helpful votes
My 4th cruise with Thomson, having been on the Celebration twice and this being my second on the dream. All four have been wonderful ! This year we did the Aegean shores itinerary which was fabulous , With the beautiful Santorini being ... Read more
Snoopy1975
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
18 helpful votes
Just back from a great cruise on the Thomson Dream on the Aegean Shores itinerary. Before I go any further, this ship is over 20 years old and if you want to find fault, then you will! You could probably say that of a ship just off the ... Read more
Bluebells1
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
Ship - Tired and in need of a refresh but comfortable and spotlessly clean. Food - I ate for two weeks abroad and only found one thing that I didn't like. I am a fussy eater and loved it. Entertainment team - Good fun. Show team ... Read more
lee1972
Member Since 2016
1 review
29 helpful votes
this was our first cruise and won't be our last it was fantastic the staff made this cruise everyone one of them was all polite friendly helpful from entertainers to crew all fantastic.we did the spirit of iberia cruise everything from ... Read more
jhoug
Member Since 2016
1 review
22 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
OK,this was our first cruise so we've got nothing to compare it against,( but we are well travelled.) It was absolutely fantastic, we we're apprehensive about the negative reviews, but please don't be, the ship is spotlessly clean, the ... Read more
Helpful? Thank jhoug

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