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Cruise & Maritime Voyages Newcastle (England) Cruise Reviews

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25 Cruise & Maritime Voyages Newcastle (England) Cruise Reviews


ThomasUK avatar

ThomasUK

3 Reviews Written

43 Helpful Votes

An amazing Icelandic cruise

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We have recently returned from a 13 night Icelandic cruise from Newcastle on the Magellan and all I can say is wow. This was our 10th cruise and definitely one of the best. I’ve sailed with CMV before, together ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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HethT

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

EXCELLENT SHIP AND CRUISE

We chose the Baltic cruise to see St Petersburg primarily but found all the ports visited were excellent apart from Aalborg which although a nice town it wasn’t brilliant. The Magellan was clean, the staff very ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Catbel

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

Marvellous Magellan

Having previously done a Hurtigruten cruise, we wanted to try a “proper” cruise. That is one that has entertainment in the evening and I get to dress up a bit. We chose CMV because they leave from ports in ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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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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crafty gran

3 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Wonderful service.

I have to agree with ThomasUK. We have also just returned from trip to Fjords, sailing from Newcastle. From embarkation, very quick, to leaving, the staff were efficient, cheerful and helpful. Our cabin steward was ...
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Sail Date May 2018


ThomasUK avatar

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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elaineO21

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Fjords

We chose this cruise because we got an excellent deal and it was sailing from Newcastle. We weren't sure what to expect with it being an older ship but were pleasantly surprised by decor and cabin. I must ...
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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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linaloe

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Rock The Boat 2017

An e mail dropped into my inbox with an exceptional offer 6 weeks before this cruise & it was the first time I had seen it advertised it just had to be done!! Suzie Quatro, Troggs, Manfreds, Animals, Slade, Big ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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Enidmartyn

1 Review Written

5* entertainment 5* food 5* crew 5* everything

This cruise could only fall short of expectations. Top groups all coming to us and staying onboard and joining for meals etc . IT DIDNT IT SURPASSED in every department,we had a ball the best holiday ever. Organised ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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holslover

4 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Very good overall

We were on the Rock the boat with Slade Suzi Quatro etc it was fantastic . Our 1st with cruise maritime and won't be the last spacious cabin 2 single beds not posh but comfortable the 3 bars were not too big so ...
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Sail Date September 2017


Jackson 1 avatar

Jackson 1

1 Review Written

17 Helpful Votes

Good value.

Chose this trip for the itinerary Baltic cities and St Petetsburg. Embarkation and disembarkation from Newcastle went smoothly and efficiently. Escorted to our cabin by a crew steward, nice touch. The ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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methaneprincess

1 Review Written

20 Helpful Votes

Amazing Trip Down the Fjords

After much debating being a first time cruiser I chose to sail on the MV Magellan. I had wanted to do the Norwegian Fjords for some time and had realised the only way to do them would be via a cruise. I chose ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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Obbsesive First Timer

1 Review Written

26 Helpful Votes

Better Than Expected

As a first time cruiser I was unsure what to expect, Magellan is an older ship but was scrupulously clean and very comfortable. I had read many varied reviews before the cruise and have to agree that some ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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Rosyharr

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

An excellent cruise.

A Cruise from Newcastle to Iceland taking in Faroe Isles, Shetland and Orkney. Booked into a superior plus single cabin 7181, very comfortable, spacious and clean. Tea and coffee facilities provided. Stewart ...
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Sail Date July 2017


nw17 avatar

nw17

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

1 night cruise to get to know the ship.

1 night cruise from Newcastle to Tilbury to experience the ship. It's nice but as some said doesn't have any WOW factors. The restaurants and food was excellent. There was plenty of room in the show theatre. ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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Notdeadyet

2 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Good Value Cruise

The itinerary was ideal for us and Newcastle was easy to get to from home. Embarkation was easy and we were quickly reunited with our luggage. Cabin 5009 had a porthole rather than a window but as it was an ...
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Sail Date May 2016


User 2 avatar

User 2

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Fabulous Fjord Cruise on the Magellan

I had read the reviews for the Christmas cruise which Magellan did and I was very close to cancelling our cruise, however we decided to make our own minds up on CMV. The entire experience was excellent, if there ...
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Sail Date April 2016


mark fox avatar

mark fox

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Wonderful

i was on the 'magellan' for the norwegian fjords cruise and as it was my first cruise i was a bit apprehensive, this apprehension disappeared as soon as i boarded and was met by friendly, polite and helpful crew ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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cheerful cruiser

3 Reviews Written

26 Helpful Votes

Very good deal

We had cruised with P&O in March and had a thoroughly miserable time so when we saw an offer in travel agent for a 6 night cruise we decided to try it to hopefully restore our faith in cruising! It did! Marco ...
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Sail Date June 2015


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horwichliz

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Lovely holiday onboard the Magellan

We have just arrived back from a Norwegian fjords cruise on the Magellan. Our previous experience was with MSC and on each occasion we have been attracted by the value for money fares and the fact that we don't have ...
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Sail Date March 2015


Stefb avatar

Stefb

1 Review Written

Marco Polo Balt1c Cruise June 2014

This was the second cruise on the Marco Polo having enjoyed the first one to Norway in 2009. The itinerary was absolutely perfect for us. We had the chance to visit the most wonderful places. The Marco Polo is a ...
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Sail Date June 2014


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andrews14

1 Review Written

A unique experience on a small and friendly ship

This was our first cruise chosen for its interesting itinerary, the highlight being two days in St Petersburg. We imagined that our most enduring memories would be of the Russian Palaces, which are indeed ...
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Sail Date June 2014


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Yorkshiremazza

2 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

First cruise - very pleased

Embarkation at Newcastle was efficient and quick. Suitcases arrived at our cabin very quickly. We had cabin 5016, small but with an extremely comfortable queen sized bed, plenty of room for clothes and spotlessly ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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cazza52

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Baltic and St.Petersburg with CMV on the Magellan

The ship is lovely and our cabin 4060 was spacious, comfortable and quiet. We had 3 wardrobes - full hanging, half hanging and shelves with safe. Bathroom compact but shower larger than the one on the Marco Polo. ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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