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Marella Discovery Review

4.0 / 5.0
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Enchanting Enchanting Far East

Review for Marella Discovery to Asia
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10+ Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Feb 2019

Have reviewed Disco before and we love it, so will concentrate on ports and trips. It’s fair to say that in some of the Ports a DIY job is not really an option as they’re as big as a city. In other places the ports are a minimum of 2 1/2 to 3hrs away so it’s a long day. We like half-day trips so a bit restricted, but most were very good. Compared to a recent cruise to Norway where everything was very expensive, we thought these trips were reasonable.

We reckon the grub to be good but not great. We did Islands buffet for brek and most lunches or the Snack Shack where the wings, fish and chips are excellent and hot. Stays open until 6pm so if you’re late lunchers like us it’s great. One slight knock in most areas is that the grub could be a bit hotter. We liked 47 for dinner and eat quite late, after 8.30pm.You do get a buzzer but it’s a chance for a few bubbles pre-dins. We tried the Steak on Stone for an £11.95 surcharge. Well worth it-best dinner of trip. As others have said, if you want a sunbed on sea days you need to be up with the early breakfast cooks, about 5am. We normally waited until it thinned out a bit later. No-one gives up their beds. They run a ‘yellow card’ system for beds left for more than 2 hrs but it’s just for show.

Drinks great. Longest wait a few mins. Good bottled beers, Peroni, Corona, San Miguel.

Cabin Review

Cabin Junior Suite outside

We treated ourselves to a Junior Suite as it was the Mrs’ 60th. We were deck 8 Starboard rear. Excellent. No noise. Not near lifts but not bothered. Loads of storage. Balcony great. Had much smaller hotel rooms. Cleanliness very good. Bath and shower.

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