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Cruise & Maritime Voyages Magellan Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cruise & Maritime Voyages
Magellan
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Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

10

Very Good

5

Average

4

Poor

2

Terrible

2

Cruise type

Senior Cruises

119

Spring Break Cruises

33

First-Time Cruisers

25

Romantic Cruises

23

Cruises for the Disabled

21

23 Cruise & Maritime Voyages Magellan Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews


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jobo2001

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Pros and cons but would probably go again

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We chose this cruise as it was from Liverpool, which is much nearer for us than Southampton and much easier than flying. The ship itself, Magellan was old, we knew that before we booked and that as far as we were ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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TraceyB82

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Fantastic trip to the Fjord's

We had a super time onboard the Magellan. Staff were amazing and always smiling. Thr food was fantastic, always hot, plentiful with lots of choice, afternoon tea scones were amazing everyday and the evening meals in ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Miss Missy15

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Not to Recommend to anybody to Cruise The CMV Magellan

My husband and I traveled to London from America to celebrate my 60th birthday . It was our first time to be in Europe and it's beautiful. I would rate the places we went as Very Good. Embarkation and ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Thejudge14u

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Good bad and ugly

we've just come back from majestic fjords with beautiful scenery and weather but alas was a disaster the ship was full the room was small uncomfortable and very noisy broken sleep with funnel next door ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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AVC

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Brilliant Anniversary cruise

We sailed on the Astor 30 years ago for our honeymoon, and she is now owned by CMV, we decided to choose this company for our anniversary cruise, as we haven't cruised since! I'm pleased to say we weren't ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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ThomasUK

3 Reviews Written

43 Helpful Votes

Fabulous Seven Nights on the Magellan

I don't usually write reviews for cruises but having travelled on the Magellan three times I feel the need to add some balance to all the negative reviews posted on this site. I've just come back from another great ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Christine Foston

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

Wonderful cruise to the northern lights

We wanted a winter cruise to celebrate my 70th birthday. Having called into the co op travel agents in Lincoln ,this one was recommended to us by one of the cruise specialists.we couldn't have enjoyed it more! The ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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Redrose65

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

THE GOOD THE BAD AND THE UGLY

I chose this cruise for a Birthday Retirement present for my husband The Good: Excellent food, entertainment, friendliness and hardworking staff were amazing The Bad: Music that did not suit the age group ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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sunniside up

2 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

Fab holiday

For some reason I wasn't sure what to expect from this week. But we had a brilliant time. Both aged 48 we thought we would be the youngest but we certainly were not. Mixed ages. Cabin big and immaculate. Very quiet ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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Huggsy

1 Review Written

19 Helpful Votes

Wouldn't Recommend

My husband and I chose this cruise not just for its itinerary and reasonable cost but for the convenience of the return trip from Liverpool; disembarkation went smoothly but we were surprised our hand luggage was ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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why worry be happy

1 Review Written

84 Helpful Votes

A most pleasant holiday - but spoiled by rude moaning elderly passages

We chose this cruise to be away from home for Christmas and the New Year. The Ship, Cabin, Crew and most entertainers staff were absolutely superb. We chose the second sitting, and were served admirably by our ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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soupyfamily

2 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

What a Surprise

Found this cruise online and the itinerary was the main attraction. To be honest I hadn't heard of CMV before, having traveled with P&O, Royal Car, Princess, NCL and Ocean Village. Without any doubt this cruise ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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Theresa62

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Wonderful trip nice ship

When looking for a good deal to go to the Baltics CMV came up with a very tempting offer, at first very sceptical as it seemed to good to be true, however we were pleasantly surprised on what a great deal and ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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AConvertedCruiser

1 Review Written

31 Helpful Votes

Fantastic; Negative Reviews a Bit Picky

I genuinely believe most of the negative feedback on this cruise to be very harsh/pickie...but everyone is allowed their opinion, so here is mine/ours. Firstly embarkation/disembarkation - Fine, particularly ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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yorkshireminnie

1 Review Written

31 Helpful Votes

Better than expected

We chose this cruise because the dates fitted perfectly for us and we wanted to go to the fjords. The cruise and maritime website prior to embarkation was very useful and the information was received in a timely ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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Blackpool27

1 Review Written

20 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise for Under £700

First cruise ever, so we were a little apprehensive. But as the Magellan ship is a small/medium size it is a good choice for a first cruise. Embarking at Newcastle was great and very easy. The steward met us and ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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mickellis1

1 Review Written

22 Helpful Votes

GOOD VALUE CRUISE

We're do I start to payed just over 650 each for a large inside cabin crew which was spotless our cabin girl elana was great cabin number 7092 so a good start to holiday ok the magellan is a old lady of the sea ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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South44

2 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

Itinerary, Itinerary, Itinerary

We have just returned from a six week cruise on the m/v 'Magellan' operated by CMV. The itinerary was sailing Tilbury on the 5th January 2016 to the Amazon and the Caribbean. On the way we also called at Amsterdam, ...
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Sail Date January 2016


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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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Paul924

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A Wonderful Time

Passenger handling through Tilbury was very quick and surprisingly warm for December! Our cabin was spacious, well appointed and extremely clean. Our steward was a lovely chap who was very pleasant and offered to ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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J Rovai

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Fantastic Time

Great ship. Excellent friendly staff. Spotlessly clean. Cabins good size. Food very good. Nothing we didn't like and there were 6 of us. Entertainment great, something for every one. You are given plenty of time on ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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mcghie28

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Better than Expected

Being a couple age 28 I did not expect much - We were the youngest on the ship by far but still had a pleasant experience.. Ship was of average size but easy to walk around - Food was better than expected and ...
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Sail Date July 2015


Ivar Pain avatar

Ivar Pain

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Take a pair of incontinence pants!

Embarkation for the cruise to the Norwegian Fiords was most efficient and impressive. I regularly cruise and this was by far the quickest embarkation I've ever experienced. After this the cruise experience started ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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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