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Cruise & Maritime Voyages Magellan Cruise Reviews

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Magellan
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Traveler rating

Excellent

99

Very Good

128

Average

99

Poor

81

Terrible

70

Cruise type

99 Cruise & Maritime Voyages Magellan Cruise Reviews


APCruiser1 avatar

APCruiser1

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

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

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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


Maghan avatar

Maghan

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great cruise to the Baltics and St Petersburg

We wanted to visit the Baltics and chose this cruise because of the departure from Scotland having previously travelled on this ship to Iceland in 2017 also from Scotland . Embarkation quick and efficient cabin ...
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Sail Date May 2019


ThomasUK avatar

ThomasUK

3 Reviews Written

43 Helpful Votes

An amazing Icelandic cruise

We have recently returned from a 13 night Icelandic cruise from Newcastle on the Magellan and all I can say is wow. This was our 10th cruise and definitely one of the best. I’ve sailed with CMV before, together ...
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Sail Date June 2019


mims1 avatar

mims1

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

lovely experience

Good value for money, not too big a ship. It sailed well and felt comfortable despite a swell on the sea our first full day at sea, I never felt it like others did. Lunch was available before we sailed on the 13th ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Cocktails Ahoy

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Exceeded our expectations

This was our third cruise, but our first with CMV. We chose it for the itinerary and price. Having read the the reviews we were concerned as to what we may find. However the embarkation at Bristol was well organsed ...
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Sail Date September 2018


SMadeJ avatar

SMadeJ

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Excellent Cruise on a Great Ship

We chose the Cruise as it was departing locally (Dundee), visiting Iceland, Orkney and Shetland which were places we wanted to visit and at a time we could go. Cruise benefit is you unpack once rather than ...
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Sail Date June 2018


HethT avatar

HethT

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

EXCELLENT SHIP AND CRUISE

We chose the Baltic cruise to see St Petersburg primarily but found all the ports visited were excellent apart from Aalborg which although a nice town it wasn’t brilliant. The Magellan was clean, the staff very ...
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Sail Date May 2018


Catbel avatar

Catbel

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

Marvellous Magellan

Having previously done a Hurtigruten cruise, we wanted to try a “proper” cruise. That is one that has entertainment in the evening and I get to dress up a bit. We chose CMV because they leave from ports in ...
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Sail Date May 2018


JonBee avatar

JonBee

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Fantastic Mini Cruise to Newcastle

Have never been on a cruise before, so decided an 'overnighter' would be a good introduction, and have to say we enjoyed every minute. To be honest we weren't expecting much for what we paid, but it soon transpired ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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AVC

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Brilliant Anniversary cruise

We sailed on the Astor 30 years ago for our honeymoon, and she is now owned by CMV, we decided to choose this company for our anniversary cruise, as we haven't cruised since! I'm pleased to say we weren't ...
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Sail Date May 2018


crafty gran avatar

crafty gran

3 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Wonderful service.

I have to agree with ThomasUK. We have also just returned from trip to Fjords, sailing from Newcastle. From embarkation, very quick, to leaving, the staff were efficient, cheerful and helpful. Our cabin steward was ...
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Sail Date May 2018


ThomasUK avatar

ThomasUK

3 Reviews Written

43 Helpful Votes

Fabulous Seven Nights on the Magellan

I don't usually write reviews for cruises but having travelled on the Magellan three times I feel the need to add some balance to all the negative reviews posted on this site. I've just come back from another great ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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pixieears999

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Chasing the Arora Borealis

Chose this ship and cruise because I didn't want to holiday on a ship that held thousands! Was my first cruise on a larger ship, having only done river cruises, so was a bit apprehensive, but once embarked, ...
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Sail Date April 2018


Foodsnob 1977 avatar

Foodsnob 1977

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

Did I get on the wrong cruise? With reading what was on Cruise Critic

Coach transfer We arrived at Victoria coach station, greeted by cruise and maritime representative. Suitcases were put on coach, We did not see them again, until they arrived outside cabin, Embarkation On ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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eileen.garroch

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Northern Lights Cruise

This Northern Lights Cruise surpassed all my expectations. I chose this cruise because it had been a very long standing ambition to do so and I had at last found a friend was willing to go with me. Shortly after ...
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Sail Date February 2018


Valerie55 avatar

Valerie55

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Cruise to the Northern Lights in Norway

I only read the reviews for this ship just before we left for our holiday and there were quite a few bad ones. I was a little apprehensive but I needn’t have been because we had a really good experience! The ship ...
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Sail Date February 2018


Christine Foston avatar

Christine Foston

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

Wonderful cruise to the northern lights

We wanted a winter cruise to celebrate my 70th birthday. Having called into the co op travel agents in Lincoln ,this one was recommended to us by one of the cruise specialists.we couldn't have enjoyed it more! The ...
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Sail Date February 2018


elaineO21 avatar

elaineO21

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Fjords

We chose this cruise because we got an excellent deal and it was sailing from Newcastle. We weren't sure what to expect with it being an older ship but were pleasantly surprised by decor and cabin. I must ...
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Sail Date September 2017


Nora Batty avatar

Nora Batty

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Nothing to moan about

Was a bit surprised at some of the reviews for the Magellan cruise to the fjords. We were cruise virgins so did not know what to expect but must say we are well pleased with our experience. Surprised at some ...
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Sail Date September 2017


Redrose65 avatar

Redrose65

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

THE GOOD THE BAD AND THE UGLY

I chose this cruise for a Birthday Retirement present for my husband The Good: Excellent food, entertainment, friendliness and hardworking staff were amazing The Bad: Music that did not suit the age group ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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Lormor

1 Review Written

19 Helpful Votes

Surprisingly brilliant!

We had read reviews of cruise and maritime and, as we were considering booking a round the world cruise we thought we'd better 'try before we buy'. We joined the Magellan at Dundee. Check in was very quick, we ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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sunniside up

2 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

Fab holiday

For some reason I wasn't sure what to expect from this week. But we had a brilliant time. Both aged 48 we thought we would be the youngest but we certainly were not. Mixed ages. Cabin big and immaculate. Very quiet ...
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Sail Date September 2017


linaloe avatar

linaloe

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Rock The Boat 2017

An e mail dropped into my inbox with an exceptional offer 6 weeks before this cruise & it was the first time I had seen it advertised it just had to be done!! Suzie Quatro, Troggs, Manfreds, Animals, Slade, Big ...
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Sail Date September 2017


Enidmartyn avatar

Enidmartyn

1 Review Written

5* entertainment 5* food 5* crew 5* everything

This cruise could only fall short of expectations. Top groups all coming to us and staying onboard and joining for meals etc . IT DIDNT IT SURPASSED in every department,we had a ball the best holiday ever. Organised ...
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Sail Date September 2017


holslover avatar

holslover

4 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Very good overall

We were on the Rock the boat with Slade Suzi Quatro etc it was fantastic . Our 1st with cruise maritime and won't be the last spacious cabin 2 single beds not posh but comfortable the 3 bars were not too big so ...
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Sail Date September 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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