• Write a Review
  • Boards
  • Log In

Cruise & Maritime Voyages Marco Polo Cruise Reviews

Cruise & Maritime Voyages
Marco Polo
Destination
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

119

Very Good

66

Average

64

Poor

44

Terrible

61

Cruise type

119 Cruise & Maritime Voyages Marco Polo Cruise Reviews


harlaston1 avatar

harlaston1

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

Excellent value for money

|

This was our first cruise and we are both in our mid 50s and still at work so this is our completely unbiased review about the Marco Polo ship. Firstly I have to say that this cruise ship has a non child policy and ...
Read More

Sail Date October 2019


Eurovisionfan avatar

Eurovisionfan

9 Reviews Written

117 Helpful Votes

Marco Polo's final trip to Canada

Our last time on the Marco Polo was in 2011, our second cruise, after our first on NCL with a butler and a concierge and lots of fancy extras. We’ve done lots of cruises since, but the Marco Polo has stayed VERY ...
Read More

Sail Date September 2019


LAROSA21 avatar

LAROSA21

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

EXCELLENT VALUE FOR £ AND TERRIFIC FOOD!

A friend booked this cruise and I was somewhat dubious having sailed on her years ago to Norway, which is beautiful. However, on this voyage the food was very much improved to 'excellent', and I'm fussy. The ...
Read More

Sail Date May 2019


Ms Rolf avatar

Ms Rolf

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Great first time cruise

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 ...
Read More

Sail Date April 2019


Lovemytender avatar

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 ...
Read More

Sail Date January 2019


Grumpy64 avatar

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 ...
Read More

Sail Date January 2019


maidinkent avatar

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 ...
Read More

Sail Date July 2018


PDMhead avatar

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 ...
Read More

10 photos

Sail Date December 2018


shucks avatar

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 ...
Read More

Sail Date October 2018


2 jays avatar

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 ...
Read More

Sail Date September 2018


Rectory avatar

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 ...
Read More

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 ...
Read More

Sail Date July 2018


n.cartwright avatar

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, ...
Read More

Sail Date July 2018


marcofan avatar

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 ...
Read More

Sail Date July 2018


angelasmith avatar

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 ...
Read More

Sail Date June 2018


kateepea avatar

kateepea

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Fantastic mini cruise to picturesque Honfleur

Just returned from a fabulous ‘Mini cruise’ from Cardiff to Harwich via Honfleur. Extraordinarily good weather made the whole cruise perfection. The procedure for embarkation was simple and rapid. Our rooms ...
Read More

Sail Date June 2018


elles5 avatar

elles5

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

First ever cruise and this grand old lady had me hooked

The Itinerary suited us but sailing from Cardiff clinched it. Knowing nothing at all about cruise lines I booked on impulse. Then, I found cruisecritic and how critical some were about the Marco Polo! By the time ...
Read More

Sail Date May 2018


Juliejos avatar

Juliejos

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Loved it

Our 1st cruise, so have nothing to compare it with, but it was definitely a positive experience. Embarkation was easy and efficient, luggage was with us in less than an hour and our cabin was excellent. The food was ...
Read More

Sail Date May 2018


emscot avatar

emscot

2 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Excellent British Isles Cruise

Chose this cruise because of the interesting mix of ports to visit and liked the idea of travelling on a smaller, older ship. Mixed reviews on here but we were pleasantly surprised. Cabin was very clean and ...
Read More

Sail Date April 2018


Buoyancyboy avatar

Buoyancyboy

1 Review Written

A Spring Break on MS Marco Polo (CMV) was a Hit!

We chose this because were desperate for a post winter break. We have been the Marco Polo several times.It's not huge but comfortable and easy to find your way around. I love bigger ships because of having more to ...
Read More

Sail Date April 2014


dibs66 avatar

dibs66

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Loved every minute

We picked this cruise because it looked an interesting itinerary, departed from the UK and appeared to be really good value for money. Booked directly with CMV we were delighted to find we had been given a 4 ...
Read More

Sail Date October 2017


Kentigern1 avatar

Kentigern1

1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes

Seine river and medieval ports: beautiful,relaxing cruise on a small older ship

We chose this 7 night cruise for the ports visited, convenience (no fly) and price. Having read mixed reviews we weren't sure what to expect. This was our first cruise with Cruise and Maritime: the model suits us ...
Read More

Sail Date October 2017


Shineson avatar

Shineson

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

CANADA IN THE FALL

After reading a review posted by a fellow passenger on this 28 night cruise, I'm wondering whether we were actually on the same holiday ! Everyone is entitled to their views, but to me, the difference between the ...
Read More

Sail Date August 2017


conallcearnach avatar

conallcearnach

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

British Isles Discovery

I originally drafted this review of the British Isles Discovery Cruise (Cruise and Maritime) some weeks ago but it read like “What I did on my holidays”. So, I abandoned that approach and will instead to focus ...
Read More

Sail Date August 2017


Lindagreenacre avatar

Lindagreenacre

2 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Friendly ambience

As we live in Yorkshire, it was easy to access the Port of Hull for our departure. We had already sailed on the Marco Polo to Scandinavian Cities from Tilbury, but this was so convenient for our trip to Norway. ...
Read More

Sail Date July 2017


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
Never Miss a Deal!
Subscribe and Save
By proceeding, you agree to Cruise Critic’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Find a Cruise

Easily compare prices from multiple sites with one click

Other Cruise & Maritime Voyages Ship Cruise Reviews

  • Magellan Cruise Reviews




Want to cruise smarter?
Get expert advice, insider tips and more.
By proceeding, you agree to Cruise Critic’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.