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Marella Discovery 2 Review

4.0 / 5.0
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291 reviews
5 Awards

The best staff ever!!

Review for Marella Discovery 2 to Cuba
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milreed21
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Jan 2019
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This was our first cruise, we were never interested in cruising. Our reason for choosing this cruise was we were able to fly out of Toronto, Ontario (1.5hrs from home) and everything was included for a reasonable price. So we thought let’s give it a try.

Positives were........The staff made this cruise one of the best experiences we’ve had. All of the staff were amazing, eager to help, polite and very, very accommodating. We have never experienced staff like this in all our travels. There was a great selection of food and a variety of places to eat. We never had to wait long for meals, line ups were minimal. The ship was kept very clean and the public bathrooms were spotless. There were hand sanatizing stations everywhere. The shows at night 8:30 and 10:30 were fantastic. The ship had designated smoking areas which passengers adhered to.

Negatives were.......it would have been nice to have longer in ports. We didn’t like the timelines always worrying about missing the ship. The ship has an indoor and outdoor pool. The outdoor pool could have been bigger, however on sea days the ship never appeared or felt crowded.

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Cabin Outside Stateroom

It was spotless when we arrived and thanks to our cabin attendants it remained that way. Our room did not have a fridge, the air conditioner could have worked better and the ships intercom did not work. The window was quite large and the cabin was very roomy for a ship.

They utilize every spot they can. We were pleasantly surprised.

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