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Marco Polo Cruise Review
3.5 / 5.0
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St. Petersburg

Marco Polo Cruise Review by wiljenbar

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: May 2016
  • Destination: the Baltic Sea

Chose this cruise as the Ports of Call were all just where we wanted to go. As we live in Debyshire Hull was so easy to reach. Once on board not so sure on our choice, cabin sloped down hill making quite a high step in to shower etc.

Food was a great disappointment being of poor quality and level of service left much to be desired. As one of the few not ill in the bad weather on crossing north sea, I witnessed in the glorified cafe called a 'bistro' dirty pots cleared, but tables not cleaned or when they were the same cloth was used without being rinsed and no anti-bac spray used.

This was the theme throughout, when meals required a sauce like mustard or mint these were served in their jars with residue running down the side!!!

Waiters at meals did not realise it was bad manners to clear the table before everyone had finished eating even crossing people eating to changing cutlery.

Entertainment staff tried very hard, but needed more support, even one of them told me that Oliver Twist would not ask for more!

Ports of call were all good, did many trips ourselves, others were ok

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