Apologies in advance – this is going to be quite a long but hopefully balanced review. To cut it short, if I was asked about whether I’d cruise on the Spirit again, the answer would be ‘probably not’. Not because ... Read More
From the minute you embark to the moment of disembarkation the service exceeds your expectations. This is one of the most friendliest of ships and the crew go out of their way to ensure you have a good time. The ship is in much need of the ... Read More
Have been on a Thomson cruise before and it wasn't too bad ( a few years ago) however this time round definitely big changes noticed. The quality and choice of food has been reduced. Cabins haven't changed at all - very old and tired ... Read More
Having cruised two years ago on the same ship we decided to take the opportunity to go this year. I must say that again the Staff, Food and accommodation were very good. This is not for everyone as it equates to 3* but as the price was ... Read More
We are regular Thomson cruisers, (Marella Cruises) as it is now named, We have been on several of their ships, both past and present. However we had not sailed on the Spirit until November this year, when we booked the Ancient ... Read More
My wife and I plus our two children (aged 32 and 21) enjoyed an excellent cruise on this old ship in the second week of November.
We flew from Bristol to Paphos and then visited Alanya, Marmaris (both Turkey), Heraklion (Crete), Ashdod ... Read More
We chose this cruise for the itinerary which was Dubrovnik, Kotor, Piraeus, Santorini, Rhodes and Limassol. The vessel was still sailing as Thomson Spirit (changing it's name for next year to Spirit). This is quite an old vessel and also ... Read More
As first time cruisers, we didn't know what to expect. Tui/Marbella operated like a well oiled cog. Transfers were smooth and the staff certainly knew how to move passengers along. The food was standard, with a few dishes that were very ... Read More
This cruise was chosen primarily because of its itinerary which included Venice and Dubrovnik along with the chance to visit Slovenia, Montenegro and Croatia, all of which proved to be beyond expectation. Its true what they say about The ... Read More
Where can I start to not be too over the top to praise this Cruise
First off all the staff could not have done enough for us. I traveled with my disabled son and the staff called us both by our first names throughout the trip and ... Read More
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