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Cruise & Maritime Voyages Magellan Cruise Reviews

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Magellan
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Excellent

99

Very Good

128

Average

99

Poor

81

Terrible

70

Cruise type

70 Cruise & Maritime Voyages Magellan Cruise Reviews


Sitdark avatar

Sitdark

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

So bad it was laughable

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Never heard of this cruise line or ship but got what I thought was a good offer from “trip a deal”, but you get what you pay for don’t you. The sail date was delayed by one day due to bad weather but we ...
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Sail Date February 2020


Michael R J C avatar

Michael R J C

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Dreadful cruise

THE WORST EVER CRUISE SHIP. Northern Lights Cruise Feb/Mar 2020 The good points, food we thought was quite good, staff in restaurants and bars very good. Cabin steward, Cabin 5009 very good always cheerful and ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Scott Fryer

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

The worst cruise ever

Saw an online deal that looked like good value for money, learnt a lesson, you get what you pay for. Below are a few reasons I viewed CMV so lowly. 1. Departed 1 day late due to storms which is ok but to miss ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Mckay4

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

SHOCKING!

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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Asansiveri

2 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

This will get bumped by fake good reviews

will never sail on this cruise line again. - I didn’t receive any of my boarding documents until one week prior to the cruise, and when I did the disembarkation time had changed from when I originally booked ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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1fifthavenue

10 Reviews Written

106 Helpful Votes

Wasn't prepared for just how terrible it would be!

In early October 2019 we took a 3 night mini cruise on the CMV Magellan, which was built in the 80s and served as the Carnival Holiday, hence her dolphin wings on the funnel. We had booked an outside cabin and ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Marg2031

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Cruise for the aged ... with nothing to do!

I chose this cruise as it gave us five full days in Iceland among other ports of call. Iceland was fantastic, as were Shetland and Faroe Islands. Nothing happening in Invergordon, so best to take a tour from ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Miss Missy15

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Not to Recommend to anybody to Cruise The CMV Magellan

My husband and I traveled to London from America to celebrate my 60th birthday . It was our first time to be in Europe and it's beautiful. I would rate the places we went as Very Good. Embarkation and ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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BarryandU

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

Dreadful from start to finish

Having had five previous cruises on Magellan there were generally enjoyable I booked this Panama cruise based on the itinerary and then fact that l had so far found the ship to be a friendly, if cheap and cheerful ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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ChilledSun

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Cruise from Hell

We booked the holiday and the advert made the cruise look very attractive. The scheduled Countries to be visited looked interesting and we were under the impression that the food on board would be good as the ship ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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gernita

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Would have been better staying home over Christmas/New Year.

A cruise around the Canaries and the Caribbean over Xmas/New Year sounded idillic. Alas, it proved totally the opposite, mainly boring due to lack of organised entertainment during "at sea" days which could be ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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maxthemut

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Avoid this company if you are a wheelchair user

We have just arrived home after back to back cruise on Magellan we did the Christmas Market cruise to Rouen and Honfleur . Before the cruise started we were told that there would be no Christmas market at ...
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Sail Date December 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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Lorna van Zyl

2 Reviews Written

41 Helpful Votes

Not the advertised Itinerary

I booked because I wanted to go to the Scilly Isles. The other stops also looked good. My daughter wanted to re-visit Guernsey. The five ports all held interest for us. When we got on board I noticed a leaflet ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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Asansiveri

2 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Never Again

I will never sail on this cruise line again. - I didn’t receive any of my boarding documents until one week prior to the cruise, and when I did the disembarkation time had changed from when I originally ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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john7985

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Never again

we left tilbury on the 31st March just back this morning. starting with the good cabin steward was great good drink selection friendly staff. boarding was fine got on quickly shown to our cabin which was very ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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popty

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Why is this ship in service?

We looked forward to this cruise for nearly two years and within three days of leaving port we started coughing. My husband held up but I got steadily worse until I had to sleep dosed up with paracetamol, which was ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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travellers 2x2

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

If you want to see The Northern Lights don't go with CMV

My husband and I chose this cruise specifically to see the Northern Lights which we did. Embarkation was not very well organised. We chose to disembark early which meant we had to take our own luggage off the ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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a&jScotland

1 Review Written

18 Helpful Votes

Be warned!

Cruise and Maritime Voyages (CMV) - MV Magellan - Amazon & West Indies (7th January 2018) We don’t facebook, twitter or other, but from time to time we do read ’trusted’ reviews - generally helpful if you ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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montycat

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Rock & Roll Over Christmas

Lets start with with the good. The shower was hot, the bed was comfortable and the food was generally good at dinner. The Christmas and New Years dinners were excellent with wine included. This "good" was short - ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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Bakkio

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Old ship airco smells, unstable ship

We were looking for a cruise around X'mas time and the New Year, so the cmv Magellan to Madeira Cape Verdes Canary Iles seemed OK. We embarked in Amsterdam and soon found out that the average age of the ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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Garigale

1 Review Written

23 Helpful Votes

The trip to hell

Now this was an extremely memorable cruise for all the wrong reasons. I am in fact lucky to be alive I feel after spending three weeks on board over Christmas 2017 on a trip to Cape Verde and up through the Canary ...
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Sail Date December 2017


Zigenare avatar

Zigenare

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

What a poor quality trip

We chose this cruise following some research and wished to see the Northern Lights from the ocean as opposed to land, would have been better to have viewed from the land again. The Magellan and CMV are best ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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mmonro

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Rather have been on a raft

I chose this as it was a Maiden World Cruise and as such had a certain amount of expectations, one being that we didn't limp out of Tilbury without a fanfare, band or drink. Embarkation at Tilbury had boxes ...
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Sail Date January 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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