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Liverpool Cruise & Maritime Voyages Magellan Cruise Reviews

Cruise & Maritime Voyages
Magellan
Destination
Liverpool

Traveler rating

Excellent

3

Very Good

4

Average

14

Poor

5

Terrible

3

Cruise type

29 Liverpool Cruise & Maritime Voyages Magellan Cruise Reviews


Mckay4 avatar

Mckay4

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

SHOCKING!

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The noise in the cabin was dreadful. It was sold as a superior plus. Day and night, there was banging, rattling and what sounded like very loud power washing. These noises would would regularly shock us awake. ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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eab14

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

River Seine Experience was Anything But !

Scenic River Seine Sail plus French stop offs and Dublin on the way back. Unfortunately this did not work out as planned this cruise line need to change their winter timetable to ensure you are arriving at places no ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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jobo2001

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Pros and cons but would probably go again

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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Suem21

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

First and probably only time on a cruise

We were a family group of six, siblings and spouses, and for all of us a first time. It seemed good value but you’ll pay hefty prices for services, drinks and excursions so be cautious about your budget. ...
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Sail Date August 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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nspower

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Wake up, management!

We had a good overall experience on our “Grand Fjordland Splendour” cruise on the Magellan. Overall, we believe that the cruise provided good value for money. Nevertheless, some upsetting incidents arose that ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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davemiller

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Curate's egg

We chose this because of the price and because of the itinerary. Not only did the cruise cover the fjords but there were stops in Dublin, Lerwick and Kirkwall. My partner had never visited Dublin and the stop in ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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APCruiser1

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Wonderful cruise on a friendly and well-run ship - great family value

This is the fourth cruise we have been on, with various lines and destinations. Departed Liverpool, seemlessly, and cruised to Dublin, then on to the Shetlands and then to the Norwegian Fjords. It does amaze ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Lynnebb

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Wanted to like this cruise but unfortunately I didn’t.

We had never sailed CMV before but was seduced by the price, not having to go to Southampton and the option of the Sicily Isles, something on my 80yr old mother’s bucket list. However, the first announcement on ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Lelldorian

1 Review Written

Old ship, poor quality

Lots of hours of boredom. The ship is very old and has "out of service" signs in several services and machines. Entertainig activities are unatended "meetings" mostly and the shows are quite poor and focused on old ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Llanfairpg

7 Reviews Written

36 Helpful Votes

Some Good and Bad Points

Embarkation Firstly if we ever take a cruise from Liverpool when we live near Portsmouth departing at start of school holidays, shoot us! The car drop off was easy, but we were early and it was going to get ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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mountmellick

1 Review Written

Falls short of its competitors.

Chose this because of the attractive itinerary, plus the convenience of sailing from UK port with no flights involved. As seasoned cruisers for many years ( principally with Thomson / Marella and NCL) we tried ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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jontony

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Late summer break

Cruised before with CMV and enjoyed and sailed on Magellan before its refit.The ship is much improved with nice lounge areas and cabins.It is however showing its age with constant maintenance taking place on the ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Julieg1962

1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes

Worst cruise ever

We chose this for convenience, it sailed half hour from where we live. Good price too for itinerary. The ship is tatty with broken furniture and stained carpets upholstery etc. The food in the restaurant was, ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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twojays7@gmail.com

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Excellent upgrade

We chose this short, 2 day trip to try out another ship, having had several cruises on the Marco Polo. We were lucky enough to get an upgrade to a suite which was amazing- you could have held a party in there! Only ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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crucritter

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

Brits need to learn how to complain

You poor souls, what are you doing to yourselves?! My family and I went on the Magellan for what should have been a delightful vacation, and instead was what I'll refer to as the "garbage cruise". No, literally, ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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helgatours

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Interesting Iceland Itinerary

We chose this cruise because of the Itinerary. We were a little hesitant because of some bad reviews. We found it value for money for what we paid. It is a 3 star cruise line. What we liked: The food was ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Photo mad

1 Review Written

22 Helpful Votes

You get what you pay for - a good cruise

Chose because it went from Liverpool- and went to Iceland. Never heard of the company before, got half price deal and hoped for the best..we cruised with P and O once and started noticing differences early on, ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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chris and mark brighton

2 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

Great ship with some annoying bits.

About us. We are a mid aged couple and quite new to cruising this being our third cruise. We always read the reviews so it's important to write our own, sorry if it's long but I like to try and include as much ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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Wendy111

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

First cruise for me with elderly parents

We booked this 6 months before departure so paid c. £3500 for 4 of us. Last minute passengers can pay much less (£500-600 each) and I imagine CMV struggle to break even. I had no problem with the price. ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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klepper44

1 Review Written

19 Helpful Votes

Lovely Cruise

Easy and local embarkation port of Liverpool and River Seine itinerary attracted us (a party of eleven seasoned cruisers) who had not used Cruise & Maritime Voyages before. Cannot fault the ship although there were ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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Fedupofthinkingofaname

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

First cruise but our last

Wanted to experience a cruise but wanted interesting places and photographic experiences. We decided on Iceland for this reason knowing it wasn't going to be a Sun holiday. Ship fine, food fine, staff really lovely ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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AlanRobarts

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Old ship and poor food

Chose the Cruise because I could board at Liverpool. I was very disappointed with the poor choice of food in Raffles buffet at breakfast and lunchtime. It was very difficult to find a seat to eat a meal since it is ...
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Sail Date June 2017


Ann Stanton avatar

Ann Stanton

1 Review Written

19 Helpful Votes

Fabulous cruise with good food and excellent entertainment

We chose this cruise because it sailed from Liverpool and what a send off we got, fantastic sail away party and it set the scene for the next 12 days. The ship was spotlessly clean, you could often see the crew ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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Altrincham

1 Review Written

33 Helpful Votes

Cabin Fever

Our cruise was to the Norwegian Fjords on a 10 day cruise on the Magellan. Sailing from Liverpool, we were due to visit Eidfjord, Flam, Bergen, Kirkwall and Dublin. Boarding the vessel was straight forward and ...
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Sail Date June 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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