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


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capmat

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Poor ship, but a great itinerary cut short

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We chose this cruise for Iceland, and the Scottish islands. Overall, the itinerary was great, and from this perspective we loved the cruise. The weather was definitely against us, though, and some extremely rough ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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frenchcamper

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Disappointed travellers

It had always been a desire to travel to the Artic circle and see the Northern Lights. CMV offered this at the time of year which suited. We knew that it was a budget cruise, so went with an open mind. We did ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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gapenguin

1 Review Written

4th time on Marco Polo

We like the small ship voyages. Was on Marco Polo to Antarctica twice when owned by Orient and NCL. Then to the Norwegian fjords (awful experience) and this one was selected to see Greenland. Not much has ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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anjon5

1 Review Written

Unruly kids rule

My wife and I recently cruised with CMV Columbus to the Canary Islands. This cruise was, what CMV term as, a multigenerational cruise. If you want to have a nice pleasant cruise then these types are to be avoided at ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Abbotsleigh

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

An older ship in need of updating in some areas. Not value for money

We chose this ship as we sailed in her 18 months previously and apart from very average food in the Waterfront Restaurant we had a good time. We were in need of some serious R&R after a very difficult year and ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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yvon01

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Never again

Ship broken down in Dover so not in dock in Tilbury, so we had to be bused to Dover, given a bottle of water apple & crisps for lunch. After a two hour drive we arrived in Dover getting on the ship went well, we ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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TonyVernonSmith

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Unhealthy cruise to Iceland and Northern Lights

This was our sixth cruise, one of the previous ships also belonged to CMV, the Astor. The Astor was a lovely ship with the right number of passengers. We soon realised that most passengers on the Magellan had ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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Jocklet

1 Review Written

24 Helpful Votes

Voyages Of Antiquity

Iceland was the main attraction of this cruise and then the Islands of Great Britain. We traveled in the Owners Suite which was adequate but not anything special. Our cabin steward was excellent and nothing was too ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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jbooth

4 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Oh the 'Famous Magellan Cough'

Where do I start… As with our previous cruise on Magellan, we lost count how many times the toilets failed to flush. This time there was also a stench of raw sewage in the cabin corridors and in some public ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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Graham187

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Good itinerary, shame about the entertainment and food

A nice itinerary, a very friendly and helpful crew, nice cabin but will never cruise on this ship again why. Entertainment good shows but the times are not as on all other ships i have been on show times 7pm and ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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Paul Lucida

1 Review Written

24 Helpful Votes

Not for the Faint Hearted

Review of Cruise W1610 Black Watch: Arctic Adventure and Exploration July 17th- August 12th “Not again, even with discounts….” PART 1 THE REVIEW: This is at best a mixed reaction and review of a ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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Elidav100

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Magellan Baltic Cites Cruise

Good points first -Price , Magellan the ship itself , food and drinks plus and the Baltic cities we visited. Bad points - the entertainment shows and music were very old and dated . Too many very old and or ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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surfinsusie

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Water, water, everywhere it shouldn't be!

We wanted some destinations neither of us had been to before and the Amazon was very inviting, plus price was reasonable for the length 6wks . Did not expect 5star cruising but nor did we expect so much water where ...
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Sail Date January 2016


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Graham L

1 Review Written

28 Helpful Votes

A Cruise Line to Forget

Just before our Cruise, we received the final documents from CMV and noted our Cabin had been changed from 5092 to 7188, a choice no one would freely make. I rung CMV and despite protesting they refused to change ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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barnej42

1 Review Written

17 Helpful Votes

G604 Amazon, West Indies & Azores

The Ship itself: The Magellan is the noisiest, creakiest, most unstable ship that we have been on. If you don’t mind a rolling ship then it might be OK otherwise this is not the ship for you. The ship ...
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Sail Date January 2016


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malkey

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Never Again with CMV

I don't think I have to say much about this xmas/new year cruise, most has been said from previous reviews. It was a total disappointment, all comments previously written are 100% accurate, our cabin steward ( ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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Opinionatedme

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Christmas and New Year cruise

What a disappointment, first port of call should have been Gibraltar, it was Antwerp. The reason for this change wasn't believed by anyone and as a result, we didn't go to Lanzarote. The food in the Waldorf was ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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davenannp

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Not the best cruise we have been on!

Late embarkation due to non arrival of food- was said. 2 cancelled stops, Corunna and Gibraltar as missed tide at Bristol, Lisbon stop en route to Canaries, NOT as advertised on way back. Madeira berthed at 9.30 ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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Dolores Day

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Honest Opinion

Ship is lovely, but no laundry,cinema or tea/coffee facility in cabins - essential on long cruises, but not according to CMV. Staff are generally lacking in enthusiasm and all crew struggle with English. ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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Mike Bakall

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Old and Overcrowded

This is a lovely Little boat. At 46,000 tons it is towards the top of the Small category. For a vessel of this size the cabin quality is good (4/5), but it is a little crowded. This was now our 12th cruise and ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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4227Jan

1 Review Written

Autumn Gardens Cruise

We only booked this cruise because we both wanted to see Jersey and Guernsey, unfortunately that didn't happen. We choice to park at tilbury and this was a brilliant service the staff at the car park were very ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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lenburgess@uwclub.net

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Flagship Magellan needs improvement

We are first time cruisers so didn't have a bench mark to compare, however after speaking to other guests we realised that our experience on the Magellan was not typical of most cruises.Firstly I must say that the ...
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Sail Date March 2015


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sunnypeas

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

The Amazon, Carribean and The Azores

The Marco Polo is sadly beginning to show its age. The ship is small compared to most other cruise ships and with 900 passengers on board somewhat overcrowded.The ship rolls continuously from side to side and in the ...
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Sail Date January 2015


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Raywin

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Unhappy

This was our second cruise and I found this one not up to standard. The good point was our room was great then all went down hill. Meals not that good all tasted the same no variety. The best thing was we ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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