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Marella Explorer Review

4.0 / 5.0
Editor Rating
212 reviews
16 Awards

Food poor, Flights delayed, staff were best asset

Review for Marella Explorer to the Western Mediterranean
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Juliet Jones
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

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Sail Date: Dec 2019

Wanted to go away for a family Christmas and get some sun. The flight from Gatwick was delayed by one day so missed first day of cruising. Tui conspicuous by their absence, no explanation to passengers for the delay. Relayed to local hotels and bussed back next day only to have to check in again and only one lady on check in desk for 200 people.

Food in main dining room was very mediocre, rushed xmas dinner, couldn't wait to clear plates to get ready for the next sitting. Some of us hadn't finished eating.

Show every night from same cast, no variety. One night had comedian who wasn't in the least bit funny. Same old cruise jokes.

Cabin Review

nice cabin, near lifts, large shower.

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