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Cruise & Maritime Voyages Magellan Group and Theme Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cruise & Maritime Voyages
Magellan
Destination
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

2

Very Good

5

Average

7

Poor

1

Terrible

6

Cruise type

Senior Cruises

119

Spring Break Cruises

33

First-Time Cruisers

25

Romantic Cruises

23

Group and Theme Cruises

21

21 Cruise & Maritime Voyages Magellan Group and Theme Cruises Cruise Reviews


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Scott Fryer

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

The worst cruise ever

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Saw an online deal that looked like good value for money, learnt a lesson, you get what you pay for. Below are a few reasons I viewed CMV so lowly. 1. Departed 1 day late due to storms which is ok but to miss ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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gernita

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Would have been better staying home over Christmas/New Year.

A cruise around the Canaries and the Caribbean over Xmas/New Year sounded idillic. Alas, it proved totally the opposite, mainly boring due to lack of organised entertainment during "at sea" days which could be ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Pdabnor

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Never again!

We chose this trip as we wanted to see Norway and the Northern lights. When we got to Tibury we were sent round in circles. The signs were few and far between and not very well positioned. We followed the signs ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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elles5

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

6 night European Cities and Rivers section of the Norway cruise

This was a mixed bag. I would love to give five stars, I think I should and I will explain why in a moment. Having been on the Marco Polo and loved it I was worried that i might not enjoy the Magellan as much and, ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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bandray

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

A different kind of cruise.

This cruise was a charter for Cruiseco in Australia who hired it to host a Rock the Boat themed cruise 2017. We saw the advert in the supplement in our Saturday paper and although it seemed expensive for 7 days ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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joseph medona christy

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Dining service experience was excellent...rest of everything was average.

The embarkation process was very quick and easy which was appreciated after a very long journey. Our cabin was clean and tidy but thought the balcony was small.[little bit noisy] The ship was bigger then any ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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Triciamx5

1 Review Written

18 Helpful Votes

Treated really special

Second time on my birthday..the catering and waiting staff brought a sparkle birthday cake singing happy birthday...food was in plenty and of a very good standard and variety.. We could not fault our trip..I am a ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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Rachel23334

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

We experienced the northern lights.

We considered travelling to Alaska to see the Aurora but the Magellan Northern Lights cruise offered a much cheaper alternative. To be honest looking at previous reviews I knew this would not be a luxury trip and I ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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Dav.I.D

3 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Christmas Cruise

My Daughter, her husband, my Wife and I spent three nights on the Magellen for a short Christmas Cruise to Amsterdam and Antwerp, we had a nice time but it could have been so much better. Transfer from the long ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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dollypop50

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Amsterdam, and Antwerp Christmas Market. Lovely time !!

Got back today. We sailed from Tilbury, having used the Victoria Coach Shuttle service. This ran smoothly and professionally. Embarkation was the same ( the only problem were the passengers who insisted that they ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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sjw2411

1 Review Written

19 Helpful Votes

An honest and fair review... the pros and cons of the Magellan

Just returned from a 3 night cruise with my partner from london to amsterdam then onto antwerp. Overall, i had a wonderful holiday. In regards to some of the things I experienced on the ship, at times i was ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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nanbunny

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

A dreadful experience never to be repeated.

If you are thinking of going on a cruise with this company on this ship, I would urge to re-think. We have just spent a lot of money on a tired looking, sub-standard cruise ship with possibly the rudest crew ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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poppies 39

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Although late due to correspondence with Cruise Maritime it needs to be said

We took this cruise as it was convenient to our home and needed a break. We have cruised for 20 years and have never experienced such a miserable cruise. 5 hours late in departing which we understand can't be ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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nannykay

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Very enjoyable trip; exceeded my expectations.

Booked through Gardeners World, viewing gardens Dublin, Scillies, Guernsey, France. I was a first time cruiser. Very concerned regarding reviews however went with open mind. Had a wonderful time, food very good, ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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NewCruiser1970

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

First Time Cruise Ever to Nothern Lights

Our embarkation was at Amsterdam Cruise Terminal, very nice terminal at walking distance of centre of Amsterdam in comparison to the Tilbury terminal which was located in an industrial area 40 km from London. Well ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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Yonmons

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Magellan Christmas and New Year Cruise From Tilbury

My wife and myself booked this cruise back in the summer as we wanted to get away for christmas, and having previously cruised on CMV Marco Polo round Britain this year and enjoyed it we thought we would try the ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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Wizz123-888

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Awful Experience

Delays are every part of life, and this also includes sailing off into the so called Sunshine for a Christmas, New Year Cruise. Unfortunately there was a 5 hour delay leaving Tilbury, due to apparent bad weather ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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Xander1

1 Review Written

Amsterdam and Antwerp Christmas Markets

This was misrepresented. There are no Christmas markets in Amsterdam and very few stalls and mostly just food in Antwerp. Since that was the sole purpose of the trip it was very disappointing. The Christmas markets ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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maisieg

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Very Nice Holiday

This was only our second ever cruise, the first being a British Isles trip aboard Marco Polo which we enjoyed immensely. We found that embarkation at Tilbury was nowhere near as slick and easy as our experience ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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mgoldman666

4 Reviews Written

33 Helpful Votes

Autumn Gardens: An Excellent Value Short Cruise to Ports of Northern Europe

There have been several reviews of the CMV Magellan, which show that passenger reactions can be very varied. We booked a very reasonably priced 6 night cruise called Autumn Gardens on a bogof deal with cabin ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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Havengore

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Another lovely cruise on board the Magellan!

We have just returned from a 6 day cruise on board the Magellan. When we arrived, we found the staff really helpful and friendly and within 20 minutes of checking in, we were on board the ship. We had a Seaview ...
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Sail Date October 2017


Magellan Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins3.03.7
Dining4.03.6
Entertainment3.03.1
Public Rooms4.03.6
Fitness Recreation4.03.1
Family1.02
Enrichment3.02.9
Service4.03.9
Value For Money5.03.5
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