9 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: December 2017
Choose this cruise on recommendations and to see the Madeira fireworks, which didn't disappoint. Shame the rest of the cruise didn't live up to expectations. Despite no information from the staff it became clear very quickly that the ship ... Read More
8 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: December 2017
We chose this cruise in order to celebrate the new year in style (sic) and particularly to witness the fantastic firework show which is put on in Funchal, Madeira every year. That was very much worth experiencing but unfortunately the same ... Read More
Sail Date: December 2017
We chose this cruise for the Madeira fireworks as we have been previously how I wish we hadn't, The ship is old but we have cruised on her 5 times and had no problems. Cabin- this was clean and suitable for us for the duration of the ... Read More
Sail Date: December 2017
food was awful cold the choice was like being back at school in the late50 early 60 if you ate in the orion restraunt and ordered steak or lamb you had to pay 10pound if you had been on land you would have got up and walk out there was a ... Read More
6 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: December 2017
Fights: the seats were small and uncomfortable. Fights attendants seemed only interested in desperately trying to sell as much hot food, as many goods to passengers as possible. They seemed unprofessional. One of them needed to get ... Read More
5 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: December 2017
Package cruise. Very poor standards. Cabins lacked facilities and not checked. Fridge found to have yoghurt in it since dec. No flannels and rooms to be very hot. Kettle not working. Shower was a nightmare to use. Lifts were slow and not ... Read More
5 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: December 2017
My wife and I usually go away for Christmas and New Year, but this time decided to take my recently widowed mother-in-law with us so as not to leave her alone over Christmas and cut our normal 2 week break down to 1 week. Previously we ... Read More
2 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: December 2017
This was our first cruise with TUI / Marella and TBF i can only review what we experienced over the Christmas on board and can not compare with other cruises. Travel to ship was painless and check in easy debit card details left safe ... Read More
6 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: December 2017
Chose this for a larger ship experience, did the Celebration last time, but was left deflated and disappointed. Although the sheets were clearly cleaned and washed they did have marks on them that were clearly not going to come out ... Read More
Marella Dream Ratings
Category Editor Member
Cabins 4.0 4.0
Dining 4.0 3.9
Entertainment 4.0 4.0
Public Rooms 4.0 4.0
Fitness Recreation 4.0 3.4
Family 4.0 3.4
Shore Excursion 4.0 3.6
Enrichment 3.0 3.4
Service 5.0 4.3
Value For Money 4.0 3.6
Rates 4.0 3.9

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