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85 Thomson Las Palmas Cruise Reviews

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Casualeye
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
20 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
Our first cruise. My wife has always wanted to go on a cruise, I prefer to keep my feet on terra firm's, boots on and walking especially in Madeira. This holiday offered both, a cruise for my wife and a visit to my favourite place. The ... Read more
Leswalker
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
25 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
Read a few bad reviews prior to my first ever experience of cruising.What a load of rubbish,If you are a snob,or pompous like formal nights every night then this is not the ship for you.If you like being looked after by really friendly ... Read more
Taxipaul
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
33 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
Embarkation was very smooth, as was the flight over. Cabin was bigger than i expected and was totally useable. I did hear reports of blocked toilets but this was soon rectified by a call to reception. The ship was lovely and kept ... Read more
Alva girl
Member Since 2014
1 review
3 forum posts
9 helpful votes
This was our first thomsons cruise and was a last minute booking! After reading the reviews we didn't expect too much but given the cost of cruise and the itinerary we were happy to give the majesty a try and we were pleasantly surprised! ... Read more
Dawn and Graham B
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
Been on the Majesrt once before. Excellent choice again. Canaries not my choice of destination but as it was for Christmas was far enough to travel to get some sun. Staff are amazing, from cleaners to Captain. Nothing is too much ... Read more
jane2alice
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2015
Having cruised with Thomsons on numerous occasions & on all their ships (except the Discovery ) we were looking forward to our trip on the Majesty, we were however a little disappointed! We travelled independently & the check in ... Read more
Scott Davidson
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
After reading some of the previous reviews we thought we would leave a review on our opinions on the Majesty . Its our 15th cruise with Thomson's and our 3rd time on the Majesty which has got better every time and wont be our last . The ... 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
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
SleighBell
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed March 2015
Had yet another fantastic cruise on this lovely ship - it's our 3rd time on here and we are looking forward to the next one! The weather was warm with some very warm days and we had very little rain to speak of. Sea slightly more choppy ... Read more
Ju- mai
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We were very apprehensive of our 2 week cruise after all the negative reviews on this site. We couldn't have been more pleasantly surprised. Our cabin was perfectly adequate with fresh towels and cleaned twice a day. The cabin stewards ... Read more
Real Tippster
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed March 2015
For a first time family cruise this was great, don't put down by the negative reviews I think some people expect too much. Remember how much your paying ! You get to see a different place every day, the staff are brilliant they are always ... Read more
sue203
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed February 2015
We sailed on the Majesty 28/2/15 to the Canary Islands and had a really great holiday!! After reading some very negative reviews I didn't know what to expect and went with an open mind. The first thing you will notice when you arrive is ... Read more
RitaS
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed January 2015
Having just returned from cruising on the Majesty, I felt I had to write a review. I read, with dread, the reviews before going and must say that I was very worried about what to expect. I found all the negative reports really invalid! The ... Read more
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george57
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed January 2015
Cruised the Canaries between the 9th and 16th January 2015 on board the Thomson Majesty Having done several cruises before but none for the past few years After an uneventful flight from Stansted arrived at Tenerife airport only to be ... Read more
graystreet
Member Since 2008
1 review
12 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed January 2015
7 day cruise round the canary islands, Flights from Doncaster to Las Palmas and visa versa faultless, transfers and check in ok both ways. Check in and out from ship , no problems. I found the overall cleanliness of the ship adequate, ... Read more
Gwest227
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed January 2015
We have been lucky to have sailed on approx 15 previous cruises, including Thomson but sadly the standard of food and service we experienced on the Majesty was very average. To start with a few positives the entertainers on board were ... Read more
sgswint
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
First cruise, and if this is anything to go by, it'll be our last. Travelled with family, who are 'seasoned' cruisers, and we were all equally dismayed. I could go on and on but basically there's simply not enough staff. The staff that ... Read more
kath-pickup
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2014
We booked the New Year cruise mainly to see the fire works in Funchal on New Years Eve. My husband became ill on the flight out & spent two days on a drip on the medical ward. His care was excellent. Our cabin was tiny (851). I had ... Read more
jamesliz
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Very Very disappointed, we will never travel on this ship again. Where do I start...... paid £3,908 for 2 of us for a 14 day cruise. We were advised that this was a similar ship with the high standards that we experienced on the 14 ... Read more
old yin
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Booked 2 week holiday from 19th Dec to 2nd Jan. One week on Thomson Majesty and one week at Arona Gran on Teneriffe. I will say at this stage the Arona Gran week was outstanding as always. New years evening was absolutely ... Read more
Kcrr65
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
My husband and I got back today 4th Jan 2015 and felt I had to warn people not to go on this cruise ship. I wish I had done more homework prior to booking but had not had a bad experience and probably got a tad complacent. I have been on ... Read more
veronica watkin
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2014
We were so disappointed in our cruise with Thomson at Christmas 2014 around the Canary Islands. We have cruised many times with Thomsons, last Christmas was great on the Celebration, but this year was a shambles. We were on the Majesty a ... Read more
Corky3
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Embarked on 20th December 2014.Every aspect of the cruise appeared to be cost cutting. Called at 5 ports and Thomson did not supply one shuttle bus service. Majority of the passengers were elderly and each port was a long walk into the ... Read more
Seabirdy
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2014
We sailed on the Majesty from 13th to 29th December. This is my 6th cruise and second on the Majesty. Embarkation wasn't great as we arrived by mini bus at dock close to MSC ship, not The Majesty at a different berth. Driver offloaded ... Read more

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