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Marella Explorer Review

4.0 / 5.0
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213 reviews
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A very noisy cabin. Marella's standards have declined, our last cruise with them

Review for Marella Explorer to the Western Mediterranean
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6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Nov 2019

After an uneventful flight from Stansted, when we arrived at Tenerife we were directed by a Tui rep. to leave the airport and turn left.! There we encountered a large crowd whom after asking other passengers were made aware “we” were queueing - for over two hours - for coach transfer to the ship. This was totally unacceptable as we had left home at 06:30. When we eventually got on the correct coach sat there or over an hour the delay was for no obvious reason. When we arrived at the ship terminal there was a short delay to go through the check-in formalities.

When we got to our cabin – 4108 we were favourably impressed. Due to the delay in getting to the ship within a short time we off to attend the ships safety drill.

It was that night when our first impressions became very negative. It was almost impossible to sleep, there was a loud vibration from the air conditioning system ventilator. As the night progressed further loud “mechanical” noises came from the deck below ours and there was a constant vibration throughout the cabin. We apparently were not the only passengers on deck 4 who were complaining about the noise. After complaining to the ships reception we were offered another cabin which we declined as there was no window.

Cabin Review

Very noisy, vibration from the air conditioning ventilator, loud mechanical noise from the deck below. Good shower.

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