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Marco Polo Review

3.5 / 5.0
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364 reviews
16 Awards

This ship needs to be retired

Review for Marco Polo to the British Isles & Western Europe
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10+ Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Mar 2019

I choose this cruise mainly because of the destination and from the reviews thought the ship although old would be ok. First let me say i love cruising and have done 45-50 cruises with very few complaints but honestly this cruise ship and CMV have a lot to answer for.

Our cabin 216 was small and we had 1 small porthole and had paid for an oceanview. The porthole was closed for 11 days of a 15 day cruise, whilst they do it for safety reasons there were times we were docked and still it was kept closed we had ask on several occasions to have it opened. We could have had an internal cabin for some $1000 less each.The smell of diesal and the crew smoking was there for the entire cruise.

The ship was full to capacity 800 in a ship this size is just not on. Everything was full the buffett was a fight at every meal to find a seat and the quality was really bad even the 3 coffee machines were continually out of order. The dining room although a little better was way below standard.

Cabin Review

Cabin ocean view

Very small 1 small porthole, single beds very hard and a bad smell of diesal due it being so low in the ship

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