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Las Palmas (Gran Canaria) Family Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
Destination
Las Palmas (Gran Canaria)

Traveler rating

Excellent

7

Very Good

7

Average

4

Poor

5

Terrible

5

Cruise type

Family Cruises

28

First-Time Cruisers

26

Senior Cruises

10

Entertainment Cruises

10

Repositioning Cruises

7

28 Las Palmas (Gran Canaria) Family Cruises Cruise Reviews


yvettelisa avatar

yvettelisa

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Pullmantur Zenith Christmas cruise 2018 - Fantastic value for money

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We saw this cruise for £549 for 7 nights all inclusive and after reading bad reviews, thought why not, we were already going to stay for 2 weeks in Gran Canaria and this was cheaper than an all inclusive hotel, so ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Brandysam

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

The dream - or as we now call it the nightmare !!!!

We had been on another Tui cruise with different ship last year so was hoping to the same experience how wrong we were Had to carry our own luggage on board as we had missed flight due to the bad weather. ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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Cruisefirst2

2 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

The Dream was a NIGHTMARE!!

From arrival to departure the whole experience was not what we have come to expect from Marella, having previously cruised five times on Thomson/Marella cruises with good experiences. We joined the ship in Las ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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SailAwaySunset

3 Reviews Written

28 Helpful Votes

Nothing majestic on the Majesty

We have travelled on 35 cruises, many with Thomson, but never on the Majesty until this one. We found the Majesty old & dated, cabins were unimpressive (ours had a big pipe behind the drawers/bedhead that regularly ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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jellybelly49

1 Review Written

27 Helpful Votes

first and last cruise

just returned from a weeks stay on the majesty ,the ship is tired and decor is dated and the cabins are small but that wasn't a problem for us.The food in the seven seas restaurant was overall very nice with waiter ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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mcmurdo

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Captainless Ship

2nd time on this ship still not seen the captain does speak once a day through tanoy but could not understand word he said. very bad point toilets or lack of them, hundreds people on sun deck and pool deck only ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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louand47

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

Majestic Cruise

We decided to take a 14 day winter break to the Canary Islands. We left from Bristol after a slight delay and arrived in Las Palmas about 8:00pm. The Thomson staff at the airport were helpful and getting on to Blue ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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jodiemark

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

How to put you off Cruises for Life

After, previously, enjoyable Thomson Cruises, we were very much looking forward to this; especially our Children. However, in turned out to be a bit of a disaster. We knew the omens were against us, when, on arrival ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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Why bother

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Cheap and Tacky

The fact it was going to Morocco was of interest and it fitted in with the time we had . The itinery itself left a lot to be desired. The onboard catering was of very poor quality. On the buffet asked for ice ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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SleighBell

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fabulous cruise

Had yet another fantastic cruise on this lovely ship - it's our 3rd time on here and we are looking forward to the next one! The weather was warm with some very warm days and we had very little rain to speak of. ...
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Sail Date March 2015


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Juddernaut

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Excellent Value for Money

Some poor reviews and left me with what turned out to be unfounded concerns about to expect on this cruise. Our embarkation went like clockwork as did pretty much everything else on the cruise. We had a mini ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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Real Tippster

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Lovely Family Cruise

For a first time family cruise this was great, don't put down by the negative reviews I think some people expect too much. Remember how much your paying ! You get to see a different place every day, the staff are ...
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Sail Date March 2015


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Gothencruiser

8 Reviews Written

42 Helpful Votes

MCS Armonia – Canary islands & Morocco, February 2014

Departure  A total mess! We got sent up 2-3 stairs , tough with luggage an two small children, to a waiting hall. The place was OK, and they served sandwiches and drinks. Then we were allowed to join the queue, and ...
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Sail Date February 2014


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audrey thomson

1 Review Written

Benidorm at sea !!!

this ship is small and crowded. you have to queue for everything. if you don't get in broadway lounge or libertes one hour before the shows you have no chance of a seat and people like the same seats every night !! ...
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Sail Date April 2014


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mhankiewicz

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Not a family ship!!!

we were not informed at the time of the booking that the child activities start at the age of 3, which was the main driver for us to book this type of package. We were informed that our daughter (at the time of the ...
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Sail Date November 2013


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BADGER6056

1 Review Written

Fab, Fab, Fab!

Okay the ship is not the most plush ship in the world but then after having some 1500 passengers go through it's doors and corridors every one/two weeks you can't expect it to be! After reading reviews on here I ...
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Sail Date August 2013


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rosiemac7

3 Reviews Written

Perfect trip

we travelled with my son and his new wife for their first cruise.the embarkation queue was lengthy but moved quite fast and within 30 mins we had boarded.we were impressed with the centrum a rea and after signing up ...
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Sail Date September 2012


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Formuladick

1 Review Written

Enjoyable but had a better cruise in 2011

On the whole a good experience,, from the transfer/check-in through the inboard experience and onto departure. A straightforward embarkation process, although a few extra pens being available to complete the ...
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Sail Date July 2012


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wrisberg

1 Review Written

Family of 5 -Virgin Cruisers

We flew from Newcastle to Palma, and arrived just after 11am, however it took us over 4 hours to actually get on the boat, even though we were last on the coach at the airport it still sat there for another 30 ...
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Sail Date October 2011


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figgbee

1 Review Written

An Old Tired Ship, with Institutional Food

The Island Escape is an older and very tired ship. We booked through Thomson's in the UK. This cruise caters to the budget minded British travelers. The food is British and the entertainment is British. We have ...
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Sail Date September 2011


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Paul

20 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Was it a Dream

We recently took our first cruise on the Thompson Dream taking the Mediteranean Medley Itineray. We had read the bad reviews on the ship but where assured by our rep at Thomas Cook that all was now resolved. ...
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Sail Date July 2011


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sfraser

1 Review Written

Dreams are NOT made of this!

Ref:0258/22459- 1st port Rappallo ItalyWe (mum, dad & 14 year old son) returned last week from the Medley cruise on the "Dream". While the crew and staff, locations & weather were fantastic the same unfortunately ...
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Sail Date July 2011


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marmalade

1 Review Written

Absolutely awful.

This was our first cruise - family with a 2 year old. We went to our local Thomsons to book a holiday to Turkey an were talked into this " amazing, unforgettable, I've been and booked again already" cruise. our ...
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Sail Date September 2010


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dado

8 Reviews Written

28 Helpful Votes

Thomson Dream has potential

My wife and i have cruised with thomson for 11yrs this would be our 8th cruise with them one with p&o one with My Travel and one with ocean village. So we booked a weeks cruise on the dream to see for ourselves ...
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Sail Date August 2010


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Sue Marsh

1 Review Written

fun 2nd cruise

From checking in at Stansted to boarding at Tenerife it was all "plain sailing" excuse the pun. We hardly had a queue for embarkation and were taken straight to our cabin and our cases were already there, so we ...
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Sail Date December 2009


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