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Cruise & Maritime Voyages Marco Polo Cruise Reviews

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Marco Polo
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Very Good

66

Average

64

Poor

44

Terrible

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364 Cruise & Maritime Voyages Marco Polo Cruise Reviews


Ms Rolf avatar

Ms Rolf

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Great first time cruise

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The Marco Polo is an old ship but she's been lovingly looked after. She's kept spotlessly clean by the staff. The cabin we had (for 3 people) was a little small (I had the top "bunk") but again it's clean and ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Grahambrooks2

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Overcrowded ship

Brilliant itinerary, good food and friendly staff, service excellent. Too many people on board for the size of ship. All activities over subscribed. Ship like a long corridor, so passengers and staff passing ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Trotters12

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Marco polo

South America cruise excellent. Ship old but very good. Lots of activities on sea days. Trips expensive but easy to make your own way. Food very good. Staff couldn't do enough for you. Many solo travellers. ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Lovemytender

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Excellent 70 day cruise

A 70 day cruise around South America on the Marco Polo - EXCELLENT ! OK, everyone can moan about some slight annoyance that didn't meet their own approval but the cruise far exceeded expectations, especially when ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Grumpy64

4 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Great crew and itinerary.

We did a 10 week cruise so we had a fairly extensive experience of life on board. The ship was built in 1963 for the Russian market and refitted in 1993. Issues: The hot three hot drinks machines, two inside ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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maidinkent

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Arctic Expedition

This was my fourth cruise with CMV but my first on the Marco Polo, I had heard so much about this ship from friends who had been on its 50th Anniversary Cruise up the St Lawrence. I must admit I had heard bad ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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glumonion

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

A Christmas Cruise (kind of).

We have never cruised before, and wanting to get away for the whole Christmas Period, this cruise fitted the bill. It appeared good value compared to alternative festive getaways and we had a good time, but all was ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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wooclarke

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Once was more than enough

Cabin We were given a tiny, windowless cabin on the lowest deck known as Carabic. The smell of diesel is so overpowering it leaves a taste in your mouth as you leave the tiny lift. We paid for an inner cabin and ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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PDMhead

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Delightful Xmas Markets Cruise on Marco Polo

43I booked a last minute 5 night cruise on Marco Polo as it had been advertised at a very good price. I have sailed on her a number of times and have a soft spot for this elegant old cruise ship. Embarkation at ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Paddy56

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Never again

We booked this cruise at the last minute for £129 per person not expecting much and this was definitely lived up to. We're not novice cruisers having sailed 20+ times with other cruise lines. Our cabin was 6'x10' ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Blighty57

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Not happy with price paid

We saw it in a newspaper as BOGOF offer. This was not correct. By the time we had paid extra for the all inclusive element it ended up costing as much as going to the caribbean. Guests on our dinner table had paid ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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shucks

2 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

Hidden Baltic and Kiel canal

Choose this cruise because it was going to the smaller ports in the Baltic. Took shuttle from Victoria, there was an event going on in London which caused some delays to shuttle but nothing serious. Process at ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Eileen2

6 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

First time on this line. Good experience

We booked this because we were going to the U K and decided to try this cruise because it was going through the Kiel Canal.. We had a total of 4 sea days. and our port stops were. Wismar . Germany. A very quiet ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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TheSeriousTraveller

2 Reviews Written

44 Helpful Votes

A comprehensive review of a Marco Polo cruise to Scotland & the Faroes

As an experienced travellers and cruisers, we selected this cruise because the itinerary looked interesting; the dates suited, it looked good value and to try CMV and Tilbury. Background information This is a ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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cazza52

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Canada in the Fall (in 2 weeks)

We choose this cruise to see a bit of Canada. Had done a couple of cruises about 20 years ago and not sure about 31 days. No need to worry as the time aboard ship there was plenty to do - games, quizzes and talks ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Gabbrug

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Cabin Noise

Recent return from Faroe Islands tour. Had been on the Marco Polo 20 years ago on Baltic Cruise. Enjoyed the overall experience.But found the ship to be very noisy operating. AVOID cabin 429 which has a small ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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2 jays

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great cruise; enjoyed all the ports

Wanted to see the East side of Canada after visiting the other side last year. The cabin was fine 3 cases already waiting as we arrived at our cabin the steward was very helpful. The ship was kept very clean and ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Rectory

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Classic liner very stable in all conditions

Great ports. Ship immaculate, lovely cabin with two windows, and massive amount of storage. Perfect size. Great attention to detail in cleaning. Great care was taken over making sure everyone used the antiseptic ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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iliveinhope2018

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

So bad I had to jump ship in Ireland!

I had previously travelled on the Magellan and Columbus with Cruise and Maritime and had enjoyed both trips. On this basis, I booked a 30 day cruise to Canada with my partner on the Marco Polo. Embarkation on 5th ...
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Sail Date September 2018


WalkerC avatar

WalkerC

6 Reviews Written

29 Helpful Votes

Greenland Adventure

We chose this cruise for two reasons, firstly we wanted to visit the west of Greenland and this is the only ice-strengthened (double hull) cruise ship that we know of and secondly it was extremely good value for ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Roefamily

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Elegant cruising

Our first ever cruise chosen because of the destinations and departure port being so close to home. Very impressed with the organisation of embarkation, cleanliness and standard of service. We had cabin 607 on deck ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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marcofan

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

5* cruising

We chose this cruise to the Baltic to St Petersburg because - we wished to visit St Petersburg, it sailed from Hull port and it was an adults only cruise. It does need to be pointed out that there is no control ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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n.cartwright

10 Reviews Written

88 Helpful Votes

Cruise and Maritime, MS Marco Polo - High expectations, totally fulfilled.

Cruise and Maritime “Baltic cities and St Petersburg” 12 night cruise aboard the MS Marco Polo. I booked this as a surprise for my wife’s 60th birthday. Having read previous reviews on the MS Marco Polo, ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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angelasmith

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Two brilliant weeks - one of the best holidays I have ever had

I have waited a week to write this review in case the euphoria I felt afterwards was just the "post cruise" afterglow but I have to say I still feel the same and have to write this principally in order to thank ...
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Sail Date June 2018


Paul H. avatar

Paul H.

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Like an old folks home

We Choose this cruise because the departure port was convenient and the itinerary looked interesting. The ship, despite its age was fine, as was our cabin. The food was good, although the chefs seemed to regard ...
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Sail Date June 2018


Marco Polo Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins3.03.5
Dining3.03.5
Entertainment3.03.6
Public Rooms4.03.7
Fitness Recreation3.03.1
Family1.04.5
Enrichment4.03.2
Service4.03.8
Value For Money5.03.5
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