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Edinburgh (South Queensferry) to Europe Cruise Reviews

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1-10 of 19 Edinburgh (South Queensferry) to Europe Cruise Reviews


AVOID AVOID AVOID

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jintojan
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

I had Read so many reviews slating this ship - so decided see for myself. Big mistake! Should have avoided! Food stone cold. Restaurant rush you through your meals. 5 courses in 40 minutes! The only thing good is the drinks package because we wouldn't have got through this trip without it! Service appalling. No one around to serve if you want a drink in the pool area. Staff non existent in ...
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Sail Date: August 2017


Short cruise

Review for Marco Polo to Europe - British Isles & Western

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Lyian
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Cabin was clean and comfortable but I wouldn't want to be on for a long cruise 14+ nights as wardrobe space was at a minimum. There was a good range of public areas and bars. The accommodation round the pool was good with a bar and outdoor grill. The buffet restaurant was spoiled by the smokers right outside the door. If you were entering from outside you had to run the gauntlet through the ...
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Sail Date: August 2017


Great value for money if you get a good deal

Review for Marco Polo to Europe - British Isles & Western

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nicola78
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

I was a bit sceptical about my 7 night Scottish Island cruise on Marco Polo as I'd hear a few bad things about the ship, but have to say I had a great time. We chose this one based on the itinerary and were certainly not disappointed. The food was great and there was plenty of choice. We took the drinks package at £17.00pppn and it was worth it for us, but on board prices are very reasonable ...
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Sail Date: August 2016


Time for an upgrade or refurbishment.

Review for Marco Polo to Europe - British Isles & Western

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susen067
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

This ship is very tired and old and needs lots of updating. The waiting and bar staff are very hard workers, polite and friendly but the reception staff and excursions staff appear to be more aloof. The food apart from the cooked breakfast is of excellent quality but the cheap beans, sausage bacon etc lets it down. The cabin air conditioning was diabolical. The force of it was far too strong which ...
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Sail Date: August 2016


Unacceptable in so many ways

Review for Marco Polo to Europe - British Isles & Western

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digitl
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Cruise and Maritime Voyages' Marco Polo has problems and we would never cruise on her again. She is old and tired, food is poor, safety and security in need of serious attention, organisation leaves much to be desired, and Reception staff distinctly unhelpful. The only positives were the itinerary (the reason we took the cruise), shows, particularly the guest comedian, and the quizzes hosted by ...
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Sail Date: August 2016


CRUISING ON A BUDGET !

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stewpot
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

Ship - having read many of the previous reviews we were worried about the holiday - what had we let ourselves in for?! Our first impressions of the ship were very good. She is just over 50 years old but beautifully maintained and in excellent order. Cabins were beautifully maintained & spotlessly clean at all times. We chose a standard plus outside on deck 6 amidships. Cabin 308 - a good ...
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Sail Date: July 2016


A great cruising holiday

Review for Marco Polo to Baltic Sea

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alpet19
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this cruise because we have always wanted to visit St Petersburg and the 2 day stop at this city did not let us down. We chose the 2 day package and visited the Winter Palace (The Hermitage), the Summer Palace (Catherine's Palace) and Peterhof. The only disappointment was we did not get to see the Faberge Museum. We also chose the trip to Berlin and the 3 hour bus journey both ways was ...
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Sail Date: July 2016


The Good Ship Zimmer; Very Tired

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murphys
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

We were attracted to Marco Polo because of the cruise itinerary and the pricing. Refurbished in the 1990's, starting to show some weariness. It's too small for 800 people. We were lucky to have a convivial bunch of Scots on board. The problems with the ship have all been said before - nothing has been done. The food is ok. In the bistro the salad range was minimal and poor. One type of salami ...
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Sail Date: July 2015


Ryanair of Cruising....

Review for Marco Polo to Europe - British Isles & Western

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Kentish
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We had wanted to have a look at the Scottish Isles and the itinerary of the cruise we chose was provided by CMV Marco Polo. We knew that Marco Polo was 50 years old and not necessarily the ship we would have given first choice after reading reviews but we thought we would make up our own minds We were given commemorative pins when we embarked - from a different port than arranged. We arrived at ...
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Sail Date: July 2015


TRULY MAGNIFICENT

Review for Marco Polo to Baltic Sea

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AlcalaCruisers
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

We are first-time cruisers and this adventure surpassed all our expectations. We researched the cruise thoroughly in advance, including the itinerary and the ship. We were especially looking forward to Spitzbergen and the glaciers; and the North Cape. The views of the arctic landscape were breath-taking and our memories will stay with us always. The fjords were spectacular and we would like to ...
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Sail Date: June 2013


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