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223 Thomson Tenerife Cruise Reviews
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35
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39
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Hamish123456
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed three weeks ago
The cruise ship is 25 years old and due to be decommissioned later this year. There are lots of positives about the cruise ship, but at the end of the day you get what you pay for, you need to remember you are not paying Holland of ... Read more
Senior cruiser 1234
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We decided we would like t spend New Year on a cruise. We are experienced cruisers. We have cruised with Thomson at least 15 times on various ships. The Majesty was the least impressive of all the vessels we had sailed on. The ship ... Read more
Peatsie
Member Since 2017
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
this was a last minute decision to go away for new year after a particularly bad year, we thought the break would do us good. As we are not new to cruising we thought this would be a lovely cruise around a familiar area. How wrong could we ... Read more
shinto321
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
The cabin and bar staff are very helpful and do their best The problem is when there is a popular function in the lounge and the waiting/bar staff cannot cope. ( can take 45 mins to get service ) Carol and Anastasia were great ... Read more
washboard
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
for Christmas.it was the worst experience in, cruiseing,ship very unstable ,buffet food not good, smoking area unsuitable as high winds and cold ,when sun shines on that area non smokers take up seating,towels put on beds and people go to ... Read more
Shelly 59
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
This has to have been the worst cruise I have ever been on Thomson Majesty is about to be retired & not a moment too soon it is so outdated, scruffy sulky staff (the cleaner was the only polite one) and I don't think the ... Read more
aged cruisers
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
standards are dropping as they are returning the ship to the owners in Sept 2017.It appears no maintenance is being done. No hot water for 3 days. Toilets blocked. No one is interested in your cabin problems. No matter how many times we ... Read more
Milly599
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
We have sailed with Thomsons approximately 8 times, even presented with a bottle of bubbly this time for being a good customer. We were on the first Majesty voyage with Thomsons and forgave a number of problems as "teething". ... Read more
suco
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
8 forum posts
12 helpful votes
chose this cruise to take my dad back to see gibralter.The overall impression of this ship is not luxury but comfortable with friendly staff. Come on thomson what about every night at 6-30 out when you eat in the dining room and come ... Read more
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Glendo69
Member Since 2016
1 review
20 helpful votes
Well after reading some of the negative reviews I thought I'd add a positive review. Don't believe all you read from the moaners!! This was our first cruise and I can safely say it won't be our last!! We went on with an open mind and ... Read more
Luvumajesty
Member Since 2016
1 review
41 helpful votes
I seriously think I must of been on a completely different cruise ship to some of the reviews bellow. If fact one of the below sounds like the person who we had the misfortune of sitting with on the last night. If all the others had been ... Read more
SteveL24
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
29 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
Just had a week in our diaries, so booked a 7 day cruise on the Majesty. We have cruised with many different cruise lines, including Thomsons. We read the negative posts but having traveled with Thomsons previously, we didn't expect ... Read more
Owen10worcs
Member Since 2016
1 review
14 helpful votes
This was our first cruise and possibly our last!! We booked well over 12 months before going because wanted a cabin with a balcony, which paid an extra £600 for. I had read some reviews before going and was a little worried. When ... Read more
Rooster60
Member Since 2016
1 review
17 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
Have been on this ship nearly 2 years ago & because we enjoyed it so much opted for same ship. Big mistake! Badly in need of some sort of refurbishment. Deck 10 a disgrace, dirty, smoking near restaurant, would not even enter pool or ... Read more
ezeme123
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
14 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
For anyone who cruised this ship for the first time, do not be put off cruising this is nothing like other lines and even Thomson Dream is better for food. The Majesty isn't as old as the Dream 25 years almost; but the organisation of it ... Read more
Ianangie
Member Since 2016
1 review
19 helpful votes
We chose this cruise as we needed some sunshine, due to the rotten weather in UK and we knew there was a good chance of some down on the Canary Islands. Chose Thomsons as we had sailed with them before an had a great time, so assumed ... Read more
Minniethepooh
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
We chose this cruise as Thomson had always been pretty good. WHAT ON EARTH HAS HAPPENED TO THEM? For a start the food was absolutely abismal. Horrible overcooked vegetables, terrible meat dishes which were sometimes unrecognizable as ... Read more
GSKO2016
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
An old and noisy ship. Very down market. Cheap cruise and that's what you get for sure. Never again. Thomson staff at airport on way back were notable by their absence. Foreign cleaners and others were very helpful, but not highly ... Read more
suron
Member Since 2005
11 reviews
1,467 forum post
59 helpful votes
Have just returned from the Colourful Coasts cruise from Tenerife. This was the best option for us as we wanted to fly from Bristol - daughter, son in law and granddaughter were coming by ferry to me in Bristol from their home in ... Read more
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Alangs
Member Since 2016
1 review
57 helpful votes
Let me first give you some background about us, both my wife and myself have cruised around the Carribean and the Med' on 5 star+ cruise ships and stopped in the some of the best hotels in the world, we are not snobby but do enjoy the ... Read more
pooliemad@live.co.uk
Member Since 2016
1 review
41 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
This was mine and my hubby's second Thomson cruise, having previously sailed on the celebration last summer. Granted the cabins are small and the walls actually creaked at times but didn't spend too much time there anyway. Food was ... Read more
jammiejam91
Member Since 2016
1 review
52 helpful votes
Just returned back from the colourful coast on the majesty. The whole experience right from the flight to the cruise was out of this world. This was my first cruise, and I was a solo traveller, the flight was smooth and just about on time, ... Read more
mallyg
Member Since 2016
1 review
20 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
I have cruised with thomson many times and have not been disappointed until now. The design of the ship was awful with the bars mainly in corridors. The food in all of the restaurants was very uninteresting and the menu very samish. The ... Read more
Usboth
Member Since 2016
1 review
35 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
Just returned from a week cruising around the Canaries on the Majesty. The transfer and check in went very smoothly and we were met and escorted to our cabin. He luggage arrived within 10 minutes. The cabin stewards had left the ... Read more
Macey77
Member Since 2016
1 review
46 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
As first timers on a cruise after reading some of the reviews on here we were worried about going but I really do not understand why people complain. The ship itself was lovely( but I do appreciate we have nothing to compare it too as ... Read more

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