18 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: June 2017
I went on this cruise with my partner, it was our first time cruising and we don't have a single bad word to say! We can't wait for our next cruise and are genuinely sad that the Spirit ship will be leaving the Thomson fleet at the end of ... Read More
4 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: June 2017
We choose this cruise for a family cruise with my children, 19 and 21 and my husbands dad of 80. Our first problem was on getting to the cabin we were sharing with my father in law it was only set for 2 people, 2 beds made and 2 towels. ... Read More
38 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: June 2017
After not cruising for a few years we decided to do a stay and cruise with Thomson, which included a stay in Croatia which was also a factor. It was also an adults only cruise. I knew that the Spirit was an old ship but that did not put me ... Read More
22 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: May 2017
We had a fantastic cruise with Thomson, the ports were great and the staff were even better. Yes, this ship is tired but make the most of the time you have away and dont concentrate on the negatives. The food was brilliant and the ... Read More
16 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: May 2017
My first ever cruise, chosen because my sister and I had not visited any of the ports of call previously. Dubrovnik Croatia, Valletta Malta, Messina Sicily, Taranto Italy, Igoumenitsa Greece and Kotor Montenegro. I read many of these ... Read More
3 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: May 2017
my wife is wheelchair bound and we have travelled with various cruise lines in the past including Thomson so when we were offered a package including flights at a reasonable price with adapted transfers from/to airport and ship for back to ... Read More
12 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: May 2017
We have used Thompson for a few cruises and in particular the Spirit (3 times), but this time we noticed that the food was not to the same standard and the entertainment was lacking. We chose an outside cabin on deck 7 which was perfect, ... Read More
11 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: April 2017
We have had several cruises including P and O and on Thomson, the Spirit offers good value which is spoilt by TUI/Thomson screwing every last penny form you. We had the drinks package and on previous ships to get a drink you showed one ... Read More
22 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: April 2017
First time on a cruise went as a group of friends who all live in Cyprus, Some had been before on this cruise but we were 6 newbies to cruising. We took a taxi to Limassol from Paphos arrived in Limassol about 12.30 and were guided to ... Read More
4 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: April 2017
Spirit was 34 years old and being scrapped later in 2017. Hence some problems are expected ... there was a toilet failure (few hours), lost hot water (few hours), but these are minor problems! They didn't spoil the cruise! Food was ... Read More
Marella Spirit Ratings
Category Editor Member
Cabins 4.0 4.0
Dining 4.0 4.1
Entertainment 4.0 4.3
Public Rooms 4.0 4.2
Fitness Recreation 4.0 3.6
Family 3.0 3.6
Shore Excursion 4.0 3.9
Enrichment 2.0 3.8
Service 4.0 4.6
Value For Money 5.0 4.1
Rates 5.0 4.0

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