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Magellan Review

3.5 / 5.0
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Very disappointing

Review for Magellan to the British Isles & Western Europe
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6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Dec 2019

The itinerary and the price together with promise of a couple of weeks of sunshine over Christmas seemed a very attractive propositio. Transport from Victoria and embarcation were very efficient and we were very happy with our Outside cabin on Deck 4.First impressions of the ship were good: clean, bright & open.

From the beginning, however, the ship was cold both in the cabin and in the public areas. Whilst we were able to regulate the temperature in the cabin, the rest of the ship remained cold throughout the cruise and was commented on by a number of other guests.

The food initially was fine but the standard was not maintained throughout. Lunch & afternoon options in Raffles Bistro were repetitive & unimaginative: triangles of processed cheese & luncheon meat were the only options available as an alternative to hot food; no variation of sandwich fillings and fruit selection was okay - as long as you liked melon.

Cabin Review

Very good - apart from heating.

Very good cabin steward.

Disappointing TV channels. Virtually no choice for 11/12 days of cruise.

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