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London (Greenwich, Tower Bridge, Tilbury) Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews

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London (Greenwich, Tower Bridge, Tilbury)

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38 London (Greenwich, Tower Bridge, Tilbury) Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews


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GOMCP

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Nice Cruise - spoilt by chaotic disembarkment

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Ship felt a bit “old & tired" – the stairs were steep between decks. Tables not equipped for rolling – we experienced severe weather conditions where items just skidded off tables – lips on the edges of ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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mumgranann

2 Reviews Written

Same ship different experience

As we’d thoroughly enjoyed a Baltic cruise just six weeks before embarking on this cruise to N. Africa, the Canary Islands and mainland Iberia. Embarkation was smooth and reasonably quick and we were soon settled ...
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Sail Date November 2019


SteveUK avatar

SteveUK

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

A Floating Care Home

I am writing this review on the last “at sea” day on a 8 night cruise to the Norwegian Fjords on the CMV Columbus in August 2019. For any readers contemplating this cruise, the main issue you should be aware ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Laurian

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Short Xmas market cruise

Chose this cruise to celebrate my retirement and our past memories of Germany, Netherlands and Belgium. Boarding was very good, fast and efficient. Cabin good. We chose mid ship and it was a very quiet cabin. ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Stepwill47

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Somewhat disappointing....

This was our second cruise with Crystal - we took their Baltic Cruise on Crystal Symphony last year - and were very happy with that. I'll list the things that we liked, and the things that went wrong. I have ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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watson1941

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Slightly disappointed

We booked this cruise because of the Comedy Legends which we had experienced on a previous cruise. The embarkation was very quick, we had journed by coach from Victoria coach station which due to traffic took 1 ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Trashy Woman

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Should have been so much better

We chose this cruise because we wanted to visit places we had never been to before, especially Skye, Mull and the Scilly Isles. Sadly, we didn't get to any of them. First of all, there was a technical problem with ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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retired seniors

3 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

British Isles cruise from Tilbury

we wanted to tour the British Isles. All the windows were fiithy, lifts out of order, toilets overflowed, corridors flooded, sunloungers black with dirt and torn. mattress on beds worn with dents in the middle. ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Philrowland80

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Christmas cruise to Cape Verde and the Canaries

The cruise had an appealing itinerary together with the opportunity for Christmas in a warmer climate. The cost was at the lower end. I believe we had value for money. The Magellan visited Amsterdam, Vigo, Lisbon, ...
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Sail Date December 2017


Berwick115 avatar

Berwick115

1 Review Written

29 Helpful Votes

Poor Communication

Cruise Review. CMV Columbus CD712. 4th - 13th September 2017 Having served at sea or been involved with the Marine industry all my working life I believe I am a reasonable judge of ships and companies and ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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Boberm

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Not ready yet

The cruise had a good itinerary, embarkation arrangements were good and all started well. Destination ports were all in docklands and needed transport to reach town centers as opposed to cruise terminals. It soon ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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Rob and Jean

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Good value

On a recent trip to Iceland and northern islands, we were surprised how much this 64,000 ton ship was moved around by Atlantic swells and waves. We were a bit unlucky with the weather. There was excellent ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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Welshboy72

1 Review Written

32 Helpful Votes

Some way to go

We wanted to celebrate a birthday and this cruise was at the right time and destination was new to us. We have travelled with CMV on a number of occasions and the value for money has impressed. Embarking was a ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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peterhull

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Some good, some not so good

Crew were well trained, polite and very good, in some cases let down by management of restaurants and disembarking arrangements. The ship was very full. Food was good quality Raffles Bistro on deck 10 was a scrum ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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Rural Rider

1 Review Written

19 Helpful Votes

A value for money cruise with interesting ports of call.

This cruise offered the opportunity to visit parts of the British Isles which are normally expensive or difficult to get to and the visits ashore were the best part of the holiday. The Astoria (formerly the ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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currock traveler

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

Needs Some Updating

Dont expect Mega Liner inside, its clean and mostly comfortable in most areas, but Hans Bar could do with new more comfortable cushions on lounge chairs, there is no Casino on this ship only Deck Games pool and ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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BRIND

15 Reviews Written

94 Helpful Votes

Good Start, Entertainment a Bit Old Hat

We embarked at Tilbury & I have got to say that the embarkation was not too bad & the cases arrived in a timely manner. We ate our Dinner in the Waldorf Restaurant which I could not fault the service was food & no ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Graham187

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Overall destination and crew excellent, but the worst of 14 cruises

Wanted to go to the ports and having travelled with cruise maritime on the marco polo previously thought i would try another ship. Embarking was good and had no problems with this. Ports of call excellent and ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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Plank walker

1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes

Magellan Cabin warning.

We have used CMV before on Marco Polo which was enjoyable with no complaints so were looking forward to a similar experience. To be honest the ship and cruise in general was up to expectation but we were far from ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Birchinall1

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Cruising with the senior set

We have always been interested in the discovery element of cruising offered by Swan Hellenic; we liked the idea of a ''country house' atmosphere and we were keen on the itinerary. The thought of being in a small ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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Tansy Mews

3 Reviews Written

26 Helpful Votes

Great Itinerary but Mediocre Food

The Magellan is an older ship that was purchased by CMV just a year or so ago. No glitz, no atrium, few balconies but comfortable and in reasonable condition. About 1200 passengers, just about all British who enjoy ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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AnneHyde

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

British Isles Cruise

We chose the cruise because of having travelled before with Cruise and Maritime on the Astoria which we enjoyed. Also the itinerary appealed to us. We opted for an inside cabin and was on deck 7. The cabin was ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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susie.skitt@gmail.com

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Would we go again?

We chose this short cruise to Amsterdam and Ghent to give us insight to what cruising is all about. The embarkation and disembarkation were a joke - on arrival we were a little early and after being sent to the ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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Matts mom

2 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

If Ryanair did cruises, this could be it.

My husband & I have taken around a dozen cruises with various lines inc. P&O Royal Carribean, CUnard, Celebrity, MSC & Fred. We took this short cruise to determine how we felt about the ship and cruise line before ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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yalding

1 Review Written

48 Helpful Votes

Not Impressed

On arriving at Tilbury for our in search of the Northern light cruise, our cases were taken porter, into the boarding area, within minutes called to board Magellan, on board quickly. Escorted to our cabin, this was ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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