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Dover to the Mediterranean Cruise Reviews

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Fantastic service staff, excellent food and wine, filthy aft decks

Review for Spirit Of Discovery to Mediterranean

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Splodnap
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We chose the cruise to try out the newish Saga vessel for a cruise to the Med in good weather with several interesting ports of call all of which the cruise provided. While the crew, food wine were excellent the experience was badly let down by the fact that the open aft decks were for much of the time filthy with greasy black soot spots. It didn't seem to matter what the wind direction /speed the ...
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Sail Date: June 2022


Excellent food, service and cabin, but lots of black soot towards the stern of the ship

Review for Spirit Of Discovery to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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240Bay
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

This was our first cruise with Saga, having only done one other cruise on the Queen of Elizabeth to Norway nearly 3 years ago. Once we had navigated through the covid tests the welcome aboard was excellent with a crew member showing us to our cabin. We had booked a standard cabin on D deck which was fine although we could have done with more drawer space. The stewardess who looked after some of ...
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Sail Date: June 2022


Fred Olsen not what it was

Review for Bolette to Mediterranean

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jdohants
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

My wife and I started cruising over 20 years ago and our favourite line was Fred Olsen. No longer. Since Fred jr. took over, cruise prices doubled; there is far better value elsewhere. It cost us £56 on this cruise for the Maitre D' to tap a few keys on his computer to alter our dining time ( I have medical issues and cannot dine late ) A one litre bottle of water in the cabin costs a ridiculous ...
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Sail Date: September 2021


Gourmet Spain

Review for Spirit Of Discovery to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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hermioneb
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

My husband and I are both in our seventies and we have never considered a cruise with Saga before. The last five cruises we have have taken have been with Azamara or Oceania, but we were attracted by the idea of sailing on the Spirit of Discovery as she seemed to incorporate all that we like about a cruise ship. We were absolutely delighted with the 14 day cruise around the Iberian peninsular. ...
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Sail Date: August 2019


Star Legend has some stars.

Review for Star Legend to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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david9999
First Time Cruiser • Age 80s

My wife and I sailed on the Star Legend leaving Dover and going to Lisbon. We stayed on the next cruise which was Lisbon to Barcelona. The first leg was a food and wine cruise which featured wine tastings every night and free wine with dinner. In addition there were free special events such as a fancy dinner at a top winery. The second leg also had special events as well. My wife and I ...
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Sail Date: September 2015

Cabin Type: Ocean View Suite


Amsterdam mini cruise

Review for Braemar to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Mabletown
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

for those of you considering a cruise with Fred Olsen, i can definately recommend it. I wasnt sure whether I would enjoy it or not - hence a mini cruise. The boat is not too big, but has plenty to do. The cabins are lovely and the one we stayed in had Lots of storage space and kept beautifully clean. We dined in the Grampian and waitors there were so welcoming. The food was lovely with plenty ...
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Sail Date: May 2015

Cabin Type: Superior Suite


Park at Dover Port at your peril - we lost our car - as did many other

Review for Braemar to Mediterranean

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Chycarn
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

We enjoyed the cruise - especially the sail-in to Venice - which was the highlight with the stunning views from our balcony. We've cruised many times with Fred, Olsen but were disappointed that this time - The savings that all lines are having to make are beginning to show on this Cruise, initially the lack of toiletry bag in the cabin was an indicator of savings yet it was just the start of more ...
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Sail Date: October 2013


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Cruise from Hell !

Review for Braemar to Mediterranean

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trysky
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

After having booked our cruise via a travel agent and requested first sitting, we were told that a £2.00 per person per night would apply to the booking to get 1st sitting on Braemar .We were also told that we would have to pay extra monies if our luggage was over a certain weight,which I thought was rather odd for a Dover to Dover Embarkation and Disembarkation. We are seasonal cruisers and have ...
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Sail Date: October 2013


AZURA -designed for mass market

Review for Azura to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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ron james
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Allocated a cabin midships under open deck - noise intrusion from footfalls - chairs and tables being moved and also wheeled cabinets meant we could not use our balcony or get relaxing sleep at all. Noise intrusion was for some 20 hours plus per day and despite formal complaints nothing was done to alleviate the problem which completely ruined our holiday. P&O have catered for the ...
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Sail Date: August 2011

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Oceania Marina Good food but the rest leaves to be desired

Review for Marina to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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unitedel
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We're just off the Oceania Marina's Tastes of Europe cruise, that ended in Rome yesterday, August 26,2011. The impressions are all fresh in our minds. Overall it was a satisfying experience but far from the original expectations built up by the heavy advertisements in press and via internet. The passengers have the opportunity to fill in a feedback document, that we decided against ...
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Sail Date: August 2011

Cabin Type: Penthouse Suite


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