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Marella Spirit Review

4.0 / 5.0
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Lovely Cruise on Spirit – Nov 2017

Review for Marella Spirit to the Eastern Mediterranean
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6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

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Fitness & Recreation

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Sail Date: Nov 2017
Alanya - taken from halfway up to the castle showing the ship in the bay be
Stern of the ship with Marmaris beyond
Formal night - after the day at sea
Formal night again
Dinner in Sirocco Restaurant on formal night
Wailing Wall, Jerusalem
Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem
Towel Art
Floating in the Dead Sea
Palace of Knossos, Heraklion, Crete

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 Israel (two days).


Cabin Review

Cabin Outside, mid decks

The cabin was dated as the ship is old but we were delighted with the size of the cabin - esp the extra space in front on our wardrobe/dressing area.

There is a small porthole only but this is fine for us - we never spend time in the cabin during the day.

The bathroom was small but adequate, shower was ok, towels changed whenever needed.

Point to note is that there are only three available power points. Two requiring euro adaptors, one US adaptor.

Safe was good size - cost £15 for the week with a small electronic key. TIP we attached this to a keyring which made it much less easy to mislay.

Our beds were in an L arrangement but this was ok for us, beds were comfy. Loads of space underneath for two cases (each bed).

TV worked ok with the news channel most of the time even when at sea.

Stewards were good and we left them a tip even though tips are supposedly included.

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