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Cruise Line
Island Escape
Destination
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

106

Very Good

41

Average

26

Poor

16

Terrible

31

Cruise type

228


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houseflag

11 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Overall a good trip.

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We joined the ship on 24th September an all inclusive trip x 7 days. Busy day for the crew on change over day. Is was a full complement of passengers . We were also on this ship in 2009 . Allocated cabin 5528 ...
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Sail Date September 2013


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SharonM56

1 Review Written

Fantastic week on Island Escape - first time cruise

Just got back from my first cruise ever and the Island Escape was the ideal ship to cut your teeth on. Yes, the ship may be a converted ferry but it was fabulous. The crew worked so hard to make sure everyone was ...
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Sail Date September 2013


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tiamariasuz

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

BEWARE.... DO NOT BOOK

If you have booked this cruise, you will have to go and enjoy which we tried to do, as was too late for us It is a FERRY BOAT not a cruise; the facilities ie so called swimming pool for which there is only one is ...
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Sail Date September 2013


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BADGER6056

1 Review Written

Fab, Fab, Fab!

Okay the ship is not the most plush ship in the world but then after having some 1500 passengers go through it's doors and corridors every one/two weeks you can't expect it to be! After reading reviews on here I ...
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Sail Date August 2013


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spottydog

1 Review Written

1st Cruise. Average Experience

Read loads of reports on forums and agree with most of the 3 star ratings. We also have some friends who have been on this ship before. Some things people find fault with are ridiculous. Plastic plates drop the ...
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Sail Date August 2013


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LOPEY39

1 Review Written

Island Escape 13-20 August 2013

An excellent week! The best holiday we have ever had. We travelled as a family of 4, Mum, Dad and two children aged 4 years and 23 months. The children had a fantastic time and my 4 year old son loved waking up ...
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Sail Date August 2013


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J.mjones1

1 Review Written

No rating

White Lady

Have been on two cruises previously, Ventura and Thomson Destiny. Went on Island Escape as part of a stay and cruse package (stayed in hotel first). Reviews weren't great so wasn't expecting it to be fab but boy was ...
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Sail Date August 2013


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Smurfpapa

1 Review Written

Island Escape

Whilst the captain may refer to this ship as the White Lady of the sea, a more apt reference would be the White Great Grandmother of the Sea. Negatives Do not pay for a balcony cabin if you wish to be able to ...
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Sail Date August 2013


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Waynemad

2 Reviews Written

BEST OF THE MED AUGUST 13th-20th

We have just got back from a FANTASTIC week on the Island escape, having sailed on this ship before it didn't take me long to get my bearings. I have read a few reviews slating the ship, food etc remember this ...
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Sail Date August 2013


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LavenderCambridge

1 Review Written

Brilliant - Go and see for yourself!!!

Felt compelled to write a review after our first cruise onboard the Island Escape. After booking (just one month before leaving) I read a few reviews and was initially a little concerned. No need to be whatsoever!! ...
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Sail Date July 2013


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IloveWales

1 Review Written

1st time family cruise. Superb!!!!!!!!! 100% do it again

Family of four (42,39,12,11). Did a cruise and stay where we cruised the second week which I don't think I would do again due to the manic pace of the boat. We needed a week at a hotel to recover! Definitely do ...
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Sail Date August 2013


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The Clarko's

1 Review Written

WOW - Great Experience

Just returned from a truly amazing cruise, on-board the Island Escape. We visited some fantastic destinations and made a couple on the on-shore excursions, which were both very informative and more importantly very ...
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Sail Date August 2013


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roy675

2 Reviews Written

Horrendoust cruise and stay holiday

On Thursday 30th May we discovered over 10 centimetres of dirty water coming up through the drain in both the toilet and shower cubicle and water leaking out over the carpet. Although the plumber initially thought ...
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Sail Date January 2006


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librarybugcymru

1 Review Written

Holiday Heat

Having cruised before on the 19 deck Ventura we were skeptical about this smaller ship. The journey via Cardiff Airport-Thomsons flight-Palma-coach to port was smooth and easy. The only slightly negative point for ...
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Sail Date July 2013


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sumijo

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Not really a cruise ship, a converted ferry

This was our third cruise the first two being with Ocean Village which is no longer with us. Compared with Ocean Village this cruise lacked the little extra touches even though the price was comparable. On Ocean ...
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Sail Date July 2013


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ladyolivia

2 Reviews Written

Better Last Year

We did our first cruise on the Island Escape last year, enjoyed it so much returned for a different route this year. Since going All Inclusive it has attracted more families with kids, last year the kids weren't a ...
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Sail Date July 2013


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oscarboylaso

1 Review Written

Best Holiday Ever

First time being on a cruise, went on Island Escape (was worried after reading bad reviews) shouldn't have as our holiday experience was absolutely fantastic. Staff were brilliant, especially Jobart and the staff ...
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Sail Date July 2013


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Hammac

1 Review Written

Fantastic experience!

We wanted our boys to experience a cruise and chose this one due to the family friendly nature, price and itinery. Very slick arrangements to check in and board the ship. All staff were excellent at all points in ...
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Sail Date July 2013


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btroy1

1 Review Written

Honest Reveiw

My wife and I went on our first ever cruise and must say this ship may be dated but is the most fantastic experience you could ever possibly get. The food is first class, the standard of catering is up there with ...
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Sail Date July 2013


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Dime bar

1 Review Written

Mixed feelings

On taking the Thomson Island escape cruise in early July 2013, I make my report upon the following unbiased and truthful views, this having been on several cruises in ten years. The welcome in Majorca was good, ...
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Sail Date July 2013


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cuteasabutton

1 Review Written

Relaxed Cruise around the Med

We travelled on The Island Escape on the 'Best of The Med' itinery in Juky 2013. Myself, my husband and our 3 year old son. We stayed in cabin 5048 and excellent sized cabin, much larger than expected with a big ...
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Sail Date July 2013


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sunset2013

1 Review Written

First & last time on Island Escape - Cannot recommend it

We were on the ship 28th May - 05th June 2013 - first time cruisers. Like many other people, we chose the ship due to the laid back atmosphere on board and the all-inclusive option. We would like to give a fair ...
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Sail Date May 2013


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bronxglenn

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Newbie cruisers

I didn't like cruising and would never go on one. After a nightmare crossing from Calais to Dover a long time ago, ships were off my list forever. After nagging for 34 years my wife finally got me to agree to ...
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Sail Date April 2013


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tangobunny

1 Review Written

Island Escape/Med Adventure

6am flight from Cardiff,all went smoothly,we were the 2nd bus to arrive at the port .Ross was on duty and welcomed us....much quicker booking in than on previous cruises....we were given cabin 5036 so just a ...
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Sail Date July 2013


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Sparkyfive

1 Review Written

Island Escape Med Adventure

This was our first cruise and first package holiday! I traveled with my mother who is in her 60s and we usually enjoy city breaks, Barcelona being one of our favourites but decided this year that a cruise would be a ...
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Sail Date July 2013


Island Escape Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins3.03.1
Dining3.03.8
Entertainment3.04
Public Rooms3.03.9
Fitness Recreation3.03.4
Family3.04
Enrichment3.03.3
Service4.04.3
Value For Money4.03.7
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