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Madeira and the Azores

Review for Discovery to Transatlantic

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shazbaz

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

With relief we found Discovery waiting for us at Bristol Avonmouth (last time we turned up she was at Weymouth - another story entirely!) We were off to the Azores and Madeira via Spain and Portugal. It's a long way and we had to cross the Atlantic for 2 days through a weather depression which provided high swells and affected many on board - passengers and crew. Throughout it all the staff were ...
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Sail Date: September 2014


What a shame she's gone

Review for Discovery to Spain

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Mick@Stroud

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

First, just to be accurate, the site doesn't allow selection of our cruise, which was Portugal, Spain and Morocco, and it doesn't allow selection of our embarkation port, Avonmouth. Please also note that I couldn't select two of our ports of call, so I've chosen anything from the list given. Anyone thinking of embarking at Avonmouth should bear in mind that if you're heading east or south you've ...
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Sail Date: September 2014


A WONDERFUL CRUISE & SAD FAREWELL

Review for Discovery to Europe - British Isles & Western

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cryptomeria

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

Our first cruise to Norway was 50 years ago and our recent voyage to Shetland & Norway aboard Discovery was our sixth cruise, so we are neither novices nor frequent cruisers. We were aware of the vessel's age and some comments about 'tired' - however our own experience was that all the public areas of the ship we visited ( and I think we found them all) were smart, attractive, in good condition ...
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Sail Date: August 2014


Pleasant, low key cruise break

Review for Discovery to Europe - British Isles & Western

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Ivy Banker

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

First time on Discovery under CMV ownership (been 3 times as Voyages of Discovery) and first time taking my 86 year old mother. Discovery is about is low key unpretentious cruising (that's what we like about it) and that continues under CMV. Cabins (1 x twin + 1 x single mid-range Pacific deck) - comfortable and relatively spacious, although ensuite undoubtedly getting a bit tired looking. Public ...
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Sail Date: August 2014


Feeling ripped off

Review for Discovery to Baltic Sea

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lorrainefwalker

2-5 Cruises

Age 30s

Lets start off with the positives: We got to see Iceland The coffee was good The Blue Lagoon was sublime Our cruise aboard MV Discovery was, unfortunately, the worst cruising experience I have had. My husband, who had never cruised before has been utterly put off the entire idea of cruising again. Firstly, check in at Greenock seemed to take forever. CMV were very strict about adhering to ...
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Sail Date: July 2014


Lovely Cruise

Review for Discovery to Baltic Sea

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Fidra girl

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

After reading reviews on this site it was with trepidation that I embarked on my first cruise. Arrival at leith brought my first delight, embarkation was seamless cases were whisked away and waiting outside the cabin on arrival. The ship was lovely, okay a little tired in places but so am I at being an advanced age. My cabin was comfortable and the steward very attentive, bed was extremely comfy. ...
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Sail Date: July 2014


Utter shambles

Review for Discovery to Europe - British Isles & Western

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Zyborg

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

This voyage was an utter shambles. Due to it being windy, the ship didn’t leave Bristol docks for 28 hours; consequently we were late arriving at several of the scheduled places to visit and two of the ports ( Oban and Stornoway) we never got to at all. We were told very little about what was happening and the receptionists were taking all the flack from disgruntled passengers. The ship seemed to ...
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Sail Date: May 2014


Discovery resembles a floating care home

Review for Discovery to Europe - British Isles & Western

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magsann

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We have just returned home after spending 7 nights on the HM DISCOVERY. We were charged £2000 of our hard earned money to travel around Scottish Isles This cruise advertised all of the wonderful wild life that we would be seeing at all of the scottish Isles that we would be visiting.Perhaps I should have looked further into this cruise, but we were shocked to find out that we had to pay up to £69 ...
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Sail Date: May 2014


Do they ever clean the windows?

Review for Discovery to Baltic Sea

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be_a_cruiser

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Let's start with the port of Hull. The Port of Hull is a cargo port located at the confluence of the River Hull and the Humber Estuary in the city of "Kingston upon Hull" in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. The only way we could get there by plane was taking a flight to Amsterdam and from there to Humberside Airport. (There are no flights from London to Humberside). Humberside is about 2 ...
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Sail Date: April 2014


First time cruise

Review for Discovery to Baltic Sea

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Rericha

First Time Cruiser

Age 90s

Embarked in the port of Hull, not listed in your choice of ports, UK City of Culture 2017, it does exist. Smooth embarkation was provided, good directions to port, great help to park, get on a bus to the ship. All luggage brought to cabin. Disembarkation very good, no hiccups, smoothly run. Compared to our journeys with P&O Ferries from Hull to Rotterdam it was a heaven. Allocated disabled cabin ...
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Sail Date: April 2014


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