Marco Polo Cruise Review by Blighty57
- Sail Date: October 2018
- Destination: Baltic Sea
This ship is very old (over 50 years) and it shows. The cabin window rattled all the time.
The cabin was ok, beds comfortable, bathroom acceptable. The food on board was very good, with good choices available although the dinners really had too much on the plate.
The staff were very good, helpful, efficient, friendly.
The entertainment was very third rate. However, it should be noted that at 66 we were some of the youngest on the voyage.
The days at sea were miserable, and we had to stay on our beds for most of that time, due to the inclement weather.
Excursions were expensive, so we opted to sort ourselves out and found getting buses very easy. Most places we stopped at were mostly closed, but the whole point for us had been the opportunity to see the Northern Lights, which we did 2 nights running in and near Alta within the Arctic Circle.
Would we choose this cruise line again? No.
Ship late getting back into Tilbury, mess-up with the coach back to Victoria, lost our onward connection, had to get new ticket, very long day to get home.
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