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13 Thomson Istanbul Cruise Reviews

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Hellybell14
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
Slightly worried about what to expect on a cruise, will we enjoy it, will we fit in?? No worries! Absolutely loved it! Flew to Turkey on the Thomson Dreamliner,very smooth & quiet. I even got to peek inside the cockpit prior to ... Read more
nel1994x
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed August 2015
We went on the Thomson Spirit highlights of the black sea August 2015. Had a really good time. There was a wide selection of food, could either have self service with alot of variety, eat in one resturant being served, with limited choice ... Read more
JayneWills
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
Ignore any moaners..we got back this Monday 17th Aug...that's if there are any !!! we had an amazing time...I have never seen so much food...if you dont wish to dress up you can try the buffet service....wish we did in the days time ... Read more
dutton1074
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
My wife and I decided to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary with a cruise and stay holiday. It begins - We booked a week at Calize Island in turkey followed by a weeks cruise from Mamaris we later had to change the week to the Montana ... Read more
Tizzy-Jo
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
98 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2013
At the age of 67, we decided to go on our first ever cruise. Chose the Celebration as it sounded friendly and not too formal. From the moment we boarded, we were made do feel so welcome. Had cabin 658, it was spot on and our steward was ... Read more
Paperchase161949
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed May 2013
We are in our early 60's, and this is our 6th Cruise with Thomsons, and the 3rd one on the Celebration. We are becoming old hands at the cruising with Thomson game now, so for all those thinking about a cruise for the first time, here's ... Read more
POTTERS93
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2012
No one who has sailed a modern cruise liner could give this 30 year old tub more than a zero rating. Our cabin, not on a lower deck, rattled buzzed and shuddered day and night in rhythm with the rough running engines. On modern ships ... Read more
Dale Williams
3 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed May 2012
Just returned off of the Celebration having been before was not expecting the glamour of the larger cruise liners but it still lived to our expectations if you are looking for a fun time without the glitz then would recommend this ship ... Read more
judith kneebone
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We went as a group of 8 people on the celebration in June this year (2011) and had a wonderful time. Gems of the Aegean was its title for the cruise.   Returned home after a fabulous Cruise, on the Celebration Cruise ship, visited ... Read more
W & S Robbed
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Joined ship at Marmaris for Ottoman Treasures Cruise on Monday 16th August 2010. Firstly,advised of change to itinary and would be visiting Dikili and not Cannakale so no trip to Troy. 1st departure from brochure and although disappointed ... Read more
noseyparker
Member Since 2010
1 review
12 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Monday, Marmaris - TURKEY Welcome to hell. We where due to set sail at 11pm. The engines failed. we had a geneartor fault. The Tugs... oops sorry ships air conditioning failed. we where stuck in port over night. With a very hot and ... Read more
scousesnail
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We recently returned from a lovely cruise aboard the Thomson celebration sailing From Marmaris around Turkey and the Greek isles however it was marred by two very poor coach transfers from dalaman airport to the port of Marmaris. Be ... Read more
IAN BRODIE
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We decided at short notice that we would try a cruise for the first time to celebrate my 60th birthday. As neither my wife or I had been on a cruise before we were unsure of what to expect, but thankfully were pleasantly surprised. ... Read more

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