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Columbus Review

3.5 / 5.0
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212 reviews
3 Awards

British Isles cruise from Tilbury

Review for Columbus to the British Isles & Western Europe
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10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: May 2018
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we wanted to tour the British Isles. All the windows were fiithy, lifts out of order, toilets overflowed, corridors flooded, sunloungers black with dirt and torn. mattress on beds worn with dents in the middle. Connections lounge lovely with exception of seating, chairs so uncomfortable and you had to lay not sit in them.

Food poor, not too good a selection. Main restuarant food tough,chewy and vegetables not cooked. In self service never enough mugs, racks always empty and coffee machine always breaking down.

Ships engines broke down in Scotland and had to double back to get repaired. so we lost a day. Missed 3 ports of call due to bad weather.

Cabin Review

Cabin inside cabin

outdated and scruffy. wallpaper peeling off walls, carpet torn and sink had paint peeling off.

Was moved after 6th day to cabin 5162 this was lovely

Port Reviews

London (Greenwich, Tower Bridge, Tilbury)

cork was lovely as it was a sunday visit no shops open but buildings were seen much better and Kinsdale was a very pretty village with harbour to visit

Amsterdam

super busy place to visit loved every minute would like to go back as did not have enough time there.

Kirkwall

not too exciting

Portree (Isle of Skye)

did not get as weather was bad

Dublin

loved dublin the atmosphere was wonderful, lots of quaint little streets and street entertainers

St. Peter Port (Guernsey)

been before but a very interesting and quaint place. Harbour lovely

Honfleur

typical french town, very pretty harbour always wanted to go there and was delighted.

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