• TRAVEL NOTICE: Learn more about COVID-19
  • Write a Review
  • Boards
  • Log In
  • Find a Cruise
  • Deals
  • Excursions
  • More

Marella Dream Review

4.0 / 5.0
Editor Rating
1019 reviews
31 Awards

Fabulous Time on Marella Dream!

Review for Marella Dream to the Mediterranean
User Avatar
GannonM
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

Rating by category

Cabin
Embarkation
Dining
Public Rooms
Entertainment
Fitness & Recreation

Additional details

Sail Date: Apr 2018
Cabin:

As a "Cruise Virgin," I had nothing to compare the Marella Dream ship, cabin, food, entertainment or crew to. At 61 years old, I can honestly say this was the best holiday I have ever had! The choice of restaurants, food and drinks has been brilliant, the nightly evening shows stunning, and daily and night-time activities very varied providing something for everyone. All staff from the kitchen staff, bar staff, cleaning staff, entertainment staff, crew members up to the captain himself were as extremely polite, courteous, helpful and hard-working as each other, resulting in a camaraderie and sense of fun between the staff and the passengers.

Having read the previous negative reviews for this cruise, I was more than a little apprehensive - but whatever caused those bad reviews has certainly been rectified. I met some amazing people, staff and passengers.

My comments are repeated by my co-travelIer, who is a seasoned cruiser of 14 previous cruises, so it is not my lack of knowledge/experience of cruising which has prompted me to write this review.

Cabin Review

Cabin Outside Deluxe

Fabulous - very comfortable, light, sufficiently spacious, everything we needed. Cleaning staff amazing - so pleasant, hard-working and thorough. Can't fault anything!

Port Reviews

Cartagena (Spain)

Lovely area - lots of historical sites, amphitheatre, beautiful views from the Castle.

8 Helpful Votes

Find a Marella Dream Cruise

Want to cruise smarter?
Get expert advice, insider tips and more.
By proceeding, you agree to Cruise Critic’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.