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Thomson Marella Discovery Cruise Reviews

4.0 / 5.0
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Sea days with not enough beds
Inside our sea, clean but dated.
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Trip of a Lifetime!

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Ralphy669
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

My wife & I booked this trip at the last minute and can honestly say "WOW!" Although we had to miss Cambodia due to the virus situation we were blessed to have an overnight stay in Vietnam which turned out fantastic for us as it gave us time to see Ho Chi Minh and a trip down Mekong Delta. The staff & crew were fantastic especially the waiters Damoder,David,Dede & Ernesto. The ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


Amazing experience

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SRobertandkroberts
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

I was Very hesitant,husband booked it really wanted to go (Without the virus) just wasn’t on my to do list How wrong was abs amazing Would not have gone to the countries without going on a cruise the itinerary was excellent and was adapted due to restrictions what also made it was knowing I was goin back to a wonderful friendly ship everything and everyone was amazing and made lasting ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


Great Adventure!

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boblevey
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise on Valentine's Day when we found an amazing price on line. Flying from Manchester was quite smooth but our disembarkation in Thailand was so slow and frustrating. Once at the ship our check-in was quick and easy and our cases were at our room within the hour. Our cabin: deck 2 outside was clean and tidy and our cabin crew kept it spotless throughout the cruise. The ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


Fantastic cruise turned to disaster and woeful Customer Service

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Phil Taylor
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We are regulars on cruise holidays and were looking forward to our cruise of Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand as these were all countries we had never visited before and my partner was particularly looking forward to visiting Singapore. Plus points - the first week was great fun, we met some great people, the staff in restaurants and bars and cleaning and domestic services ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


Slow boat around Asia - 2nd fire on transformer

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migr110875
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

I don't normally write a review post holiday but felt on this occasion it was necessary, to help inform potential customers and for Tui to use for continuous improvement. We embarked on christmas day and found out that there had been a fire in the engine room transformer. Planet cruise knew but did not make us aware beforhand. The itinerary had not changed on the ticket confirmation received on ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


Fab u lous

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ccapp1sc
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

For the itinerary, unfortuately there was a few technical errors so we missed 2 ports. One in particular I was really wanting to visit, Koh samui on Christmas day. But Marella gave us £100 each to spend on board, so shopping away my cares. There was a lot of moaning people on board but to me you just get on with it or spoil the rest of your holiday. I got quite annoyed and defensive saying I have ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


A sloppy pub at sea.

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GILLYB4
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We were celebrating Birthdays & Special Anniversary. The itinerary included Koi Samui and Cambodia and was the right dates. Firstly, we have been on many cruises over the years, most higher class but always enjoyed Thomson because of the wonderful service, mainly from the Phillipino and British Staffand their attention to care. However, this is our 2nd trip on Discovery mainly to give it ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


Slow boat to.......endless sea days

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wazza99
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

Our 1st time of Marella and we wont be using them again. The ship itself is fine as is the food and service. Cabins adequate and quite spacious. Any trips we did with them were good value. The entertainment while not as varied as some ships was good. Though the lack of daytime speakers is a loss imo. The all inclusive did lead to a few drunks on board, one lady disrupted the whole ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


on board transformer fire

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dannytaylor
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

the itineraries were amazing, lots of different places we have always wanted to go then there was a fire in the engine room transformer which was dealt with quickly but the repercussions were we had to sail at a reduced speed which meant three of our excursions were canceled with an extra two days at sea. The itineraries were the only reason we paid nearly six thousand pounds to spend ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


SLOWELLA CRUSING

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Jabberdaddy
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

I chose this cruise because ihad exotic locatopns and it was warm at this tome of the year. The flight from Gatwick with Tui was fine no problems on time. The presentation of the ship and thr cabin was very gppd. The food and drink selection were very good. The entertainment was good with a lot of effort put in by the entertainment team Now the bad bit The ship had a technical problem coming ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


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