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We chose this ship as we had only sailed with CMV once and that on the Marco Polo, we were interested to see if they could replicate the level of service enjoyed on The Marco Polo on the Columbus. What was provided was not the Glitz and Razamataz of some of the modern ships but more of the old time glamour and comfort. They had bars and drinking areas to suit all, from the boisterous to the quiet and relaxing. The food from the buffet to the formal dining rooms was some of the best that we have had on something like sixteen different cruises. The level of cleanliness throughout the ship was something to behold, at busy times they even had full time cleaners stationed in the toilets. On the entertainment front the dancers were outstanding as were the resident singers, unfortunately the specialist acts who were Comedians from a bye gone day on TV did not appeal to us although a lot of the guests enjoyed them. The Captain of the ship was a star in as much as he toured the ship at least once a day and was prepared to talk to anyone even those few who had a complaint. We enjoyed the experience that much that we have signed up for CMV 120 day world cruise on the Columbus in January 2019

CMV Columbus

Columbus Cruise Review by Bathgate21

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We chose this ship as we had only sailed with CMV once and that on the Marco Polo, we were interested to see if they could replicate the level of service enjoyed on The Marco Polo on the Columbus.

What was provided was not the Glitz and Razamataz of some of the modern ships but more of the old time glamour and comfort. They had bars and drinking areas to suit all, from the boisterous to the quiet and relaxing.

The food from the buffet to the formal dining rooms was some of the best that we have had on something like sixteen different cruises.

The level of cleanliness throughout the ship was something to behold, at busy times they even had full time cleaners stationed in the toilets.

On the entertainment front the dancers were outstanding as were the resident singers, unfortunately the specialist acts who were Comedians from a bye gone day on TV did

not appeal to us although a lot of the guests enjoyed them.

The Captain of the ship was a star in as much as he toured the ship at least once a day and was prepared to talk to anyone even those few who had a complaint.

We enjoyed the experience that much that we have signed up for CMV 120 day world cruise on the Columbus in January 2019
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Cabin Review

Cabin 6197
The cabins are the same size no matter if you have booked inside, outside, balcony.
What is great because the ship is slightly older the cabins and their storage space is huge compared to modern ships and make for a much more relaxing time when you are in them.