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Never again will I sail with Marrella, from day one the drains stank and had to be treated daily, this permeates around the ship. The food in the main dining room and the cafe is substandard cheap rubbish, I've never sent a meal back on a cruise until this one. My wife got sick on day 7 with diarrhea, probably something she ate. I caught them replacing the premium ingredients of the premium all inclusive drinks menu with cheap alternatives. The entertainment is pretty much the same every day, singing and dancing with the same group of dancers, it's OK but after a week it's too much, too repetitive. Be warned if you sail from Newcastle with parking your car it takes two buses to get to the ship and likewise on return, this needs simplifying. The baltic itinery is great, however the tours are not so great, save yourself some money and spend it on a better cruise line.

Nice itinerary; that's about it

Marella Explorer Cruise Review by Skeptical Cat

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Never again will I sail with Marrella, from day one the drains stank and had to be treated daily, this permeates around the ship.

The food in the main dining room and the cafe is substandard cheap rubbish, I've never sent a meal back on a cruise until this one.

My wife got sick on day 7 with diarrhea, probably something she ate.

I caught them replacing the premium ingredients of the premium all inclusive drinks menu with cheap alternatives.

The entertainment is pretty much the same every day, singing and dancing with the same group of dancers, it's OK but after a week it's too much, too repetitive.

Be warned if you sail from Newcastle with parking your car it takes two buses to get to the ship and likewise on return, this needs simplifying.

The baltic itinery is great, however the tours are not so great, save yourself some money and spend it on a better cruise line.
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Cabin 10077
The best bit is the hammock. The room is average sized and average quality, the bathroom stinks though..

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