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Not really a Dream
"We found out talking to others that they had sold better rooms at a cheaper price but against n no one seemed to have been told prior that the ship was into dry dock for a refit and maybe there would be some disruptions All in all a not so merry Xmas and a let down all round fromThe ship was showing signs of its age and the decor was also dated with the only changes from the first time we sailed being a few coats of paint...."Read More
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Excellent cruise while it lasted!

Review for Marella Dream to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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PaulJulie
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise for the exciting itinerary. The varied and plentiful ports of call made this a must-cruise for our party of 8. Our flight & embarkation were first class. Our cabin was spotless & our cabin boys made us feel welcome. The food & drink we got on board were very good. We were looked after by Khalek in the main restaurant & nothing was too much trouble. We found the bars at night ...
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Sail Date: March 2020


Christmas & New Year

Review for Marella Dream to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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msk1955
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We have just returned from the Ancient Affair cruise, departing from Limassol and calling at Alanya, Marmaris, Heraklion and Haifa. We did not have an auspicious start as, upon arrival at Paphos airport, we were left in a queue in the coach park while a TUI member of staff had to locate our driver. We would have been less than impressed if it hadn't just stopped raining. Once on board the ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


Not really a Dream

Review for Marella Dream to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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Aaitch
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

Not our first cruise but our first time cruising over Christmas, so we were looking forward with great excitement. We booked in November 2018 and paid £1200 each for myself and my wife as this was going to the holy land. although neither of us are religious the history of the area is compelling and would make it a once in a lifetime visit. We have sailed with Marrella/Thomson/TUI on ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


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Review for Marella Dream to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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Andy Martin
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

Before I say anything else, I must say how friendly and helpful all the staff we encountered were. They all had a smile and friendly greeting. They made the whole cruise so much more enjoyable and despite anything you may perceive as negative you read below, we had a fabulous time and intend to cruise with Marella/Tui again. We went on the Christmas Day departure cruise to Turkey and ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


Good ship very poor bar service

Review for Marella Dream to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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Peter.edwards123
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

My wife and I sailed for 2 weeks over Xmas and the New Year. The restaurants and food was excellent. The cabin service and cleanliness of the ship was good. The bar service left a lot to be desired. The first week the drinks were spoilt by adding too much mixer. One night I had a gin and tonic and it was like water. I complained to the bar manager and whilst she was very sorry she failed to ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


Old filthy dirty ship that needs blowing up.

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Linphillipskeep
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

Joined dream on 18 dec looking forward to visiting Bethlehem and Jerusalem for the Christmas period. We were on the ship for two weeks supposedly the whole itinerary since booking in September was changed we were not told about Jerusalem and Bethlehem stop even though the ship had been doing this for the last six weeks until we got on board so that the company did not have to refund us or ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


Fantastic time

Review for Marella Dream to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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Eastern1958
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We joined the Dream 4/1219 in Limassol. The itenarary originally included 2 stops in Egypt, but these were switched to Rhodes and Kusadasi instead. We were a bit disappointed but both the replacement ports were great, so no worries there. TUI had also credited our onboard accounts with 100 pounds each, so that was very welcome compensation. We had a great time every day on the Dream, everyone on ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


Excellent

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Andycalhoum
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Usually use Cunard, P&O royal Caribbean. Chose this as it was doing Holy Land. Never done all inclusive before but was pleasantly surprised by the whole experience. Cleanliness, food, entertainment and service all of a good standard. The jewel in the crown was the staff, nothing too much trouble, everything done with a smile. Impressed by the water stations on each floor to refill water ...
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Sail Date: November 2019


Excellent value

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Allan3373
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

We live in Cyprus and thought a cruise from Limassol would be very convenient, avoiding air travel etc. We left our car at the port, which was located next to arrivals/departures and the ship itself. We boarded the ship just after 1pm and were surprised to find out most of the passengers had not departed yet. On other cruises we had to be off the ship by 8am. Marella had a far more flexible ...
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Sail Date: November 2019


Mixed bag

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cruisestu
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Chose this cruise based on other reviews but very much a mixed bag Cabin was spacious and clean but a little tired and air con not very effective Ship showing its age but kept clean and maintained even during sailing Entertainment is always a personal thing but the positive response from the audience is always a good sign Service was not the best which was a surprise to us, we found ...
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Sail Date: November 2019


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