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221 Thomson Senior Cruise Reviews
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89
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40
Average
47
Poor
26
Terrible
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caddyann
Member Since 2017
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
I have been cruising for 25 years on numerous different cruise lines and cruise ships. This has got to be my worst experience by far. Have been on other Thomson ships but this was by far and away the worst. The service both in the ... Read more
Goldiewing
Member Since 2017
1 review
22 helpful votes
Going on a cruise has been on my "bucket" list since visiting the port at Palma de Mallorca 12 years ago. My husband decided that the occasion of my 60th birthday was right for a surprise cruise as a present. He couldn't have ... Read more
lewin and vilma
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
This was our second time cruising and we were celebrating my 60th birthday and our silver wedding anniversary. We flew from Manchester to Malaga and once boarded, we decided to stay and explore the ship and rest up. The ship was very ... Read more
Lauren0c0nnell
Member Since 2017
1 review
9 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
The cruise itinerary we chose was paradise island which consisted of British Virgin Island (Tortola) St Maarten , St Kitts , Antigua and Bequia (the grenadines) and Barbados however we just embarked and disembarked here . All calls of port ... Read more
Richdip
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
We have had several cruises on Thompson's ships and have never had a bad or disappointing cruise and this last cruise met all expectations. This is our second cruise on the Celebration and after reading several recent reviews I was a ... Read more
jon068
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
2 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
Good value for money cruise, the ship although old was very well maintained and having already cruised on the Dream four months earlier I did not have to familiarise myself with the layout as they are virtually identical vessels. The ... Read more
Joeeddy
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
1 helpful vote
Sailed April 2017
This was our 8th time on the dream and we cannot fault it,we cruised from jamaica,around the caribbean over to funchal in madeira then over to cadiz finishing the cruise in malaga.For any one who likes cruising i would try a thomson cruise ... Read more
Mickanney
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
6 helpful votes
We chose this cruise to celebrate our golden wedding anniversary and booked the blessing at sea package and were not disappointed with everything that was included in it. Dinner with Captain John, his wife, one of his daughters and our ... Read more
Jean368
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
I was looking for a holiday to celebrate my 60th Birthday and I was not disappointed. The Ship is wonderfully maintained by very hardworking crew. The cabin crew kept our cabin 918 clean and well maintained and were on call at any ... Read more
Patch23
Member Since 2017
1 review
14 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
My wife and I plus two good friends cruised for the first time March 2017. I was impressed and cannot complain although there were a couple of little niggles which I will mention Later. We had a Balcony cabin on deck 6 which was more ... Read more
plummey65
Member Since 2017
1 review
10 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
We chose this cruise as it was a back to back (Cuban Fusion and Mayan Treasures) both of which we loved the itinerary of. The dream is a lovely old girl and stands up to the test of time beautifully. we chose Thomson because of the ... Read more
lynda2
Member Since 2017
1 review
10 helpful votes
Travelled with Husband and two friends for special 60th birthday surprise cruise. The balcony cabins are very spacious along with a good sized shower room. Unfortunately, there are no public facilities on all floors so if you are ... Read more
Christaffy
Member Since 2017
1 review
21 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
Please do not go by other ratings. We boarded the ship and were well looked after from start to finish. The crew were amazing so friendly and so helpful. We really enjoyed the entertainment team lead by Taylor, great fun. We really enjoyed ... Read more
Willington
Member Since 2017
1 review
14 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
We have just returned from the Thompson Celebration Arabian Nights cruise 31st January 2017 and I will endeavor to provide an honest overview of our experience, our embarkation went well we were continually moving with little queuing. You ... Read more
Davidandsue
Member Since 2017
1 review
6 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Arriving at Manchester airport everything went great, the girls at check in were really efficient and we went straight through to the lounge which was very pleasant. We boarded the plane on time and settled in nicely. Now our first glitch, ... Read more
Rally Girl
Member Since 2017
1 review
11 helpful votes
Went to travel agents looking for a good deal & certainly got one, £1,400 for 2 people, this included our seats booked on plane and a pre-booked mid ship outside cabin on deck 4. After booking and reading reviews, very ... Read more
Dariusdave
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
2 forum posts
12 helpful votes
Cities of Gold Thomson Celebration 10/01/17 to 18/01/17 We had our best ever transit through Gatwick with Cathy in wheelchair and Dariusdave limping alongside. Our only disappointment was that we would not be flying a ... Read more
marjorie94
Member Since 2017
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
We chose this cruise because of the relaxed dress code.This was our first cruise. so evening dress was out of the question.We both like to dress up ,but on our terms .So it was nice to have the choice after a day excursion that we could ... Read more
LINDA1956
Member Since 2017
1 review
8 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because of the itinerary, the brochure description and travel agent recommendations to celebrate a special birthday. Dreamliner flight was fine, except for the poor entertainment offer which made the 9 hour flight ... Read more
westie23
Member Since 2017
1 review
12 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
Having experienced a lovely holiday on the Majesty in 2015, we decided to add a weeks cruise onto a hotel holiday for the first week in January. Sadly standards have slipped in all areas of the ship and it was altogether a very ... Read more
2788joyce
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
11 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
We chose this cruise as something special for our golden wedding anniversary. When we booked it at our local Thomson shop we told them why we were booking it, and they said they would inform Thomson of our special day. We have only ever ... Read more
Keithj
Member Since 2017
1 review
20 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
Well let's start with the positives, flight out on Thomson Dreamliner very good, seating,food,entertainment,cabin staff excellent. Montego Bay port arrival bit of a shambles, first impressions of ship and cabin ok, all staff cheery and ... Read more
yorkshirepat
Member Since 2017
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
We are seasoned cruisers and have sailed with Thomsons before so we are well aware of the standard or thought we were This ship it is rumoured will be going out of service later this year and it really is not before time. She is very ... Read more
cruise-ahoy
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
5 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
Went on a two week cruise on the Majesty to the Canaries with Thomson for Xmas and my 70th birthday 2016. On an earlier Thomson cruise in 2016 on the Celebration the cabin was so dilapidated and with the smell of engine fumes that we got ... Read more
Stupot1
Member Since 2016
1 review
20 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
First impresions looked good but not as it seemed. The outside of the ship had a new lick of paint but little had changed on this from its previuos owner. There was definetly a problem with the stabilty of the ship as it swayed from ... Read more

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