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Marella Explorer Review

4.0 / 5.0
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Lovely ship, teething problems on the return

Review for Marella Explorer to the Baltic Sea
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Kevin79
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

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Sail Date: Jun 2021
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I'll say from the start, we did lower our expectations for this cruise. Friend's have sailed with Marella many times and explained this is a very different product from MSC.

We stayed in a mini suite with a large balcony. This had a good size shower, easy to move around the compact space. Only comment is it can be tight to get into the actual shower. The bed was comfortable and liked that it faced the balcony doors. There was more than enough storage space for 2 people. The mini fridge had been emptied as one of their measures, but that wasn't a problem.

The balcony was fantastic. Word of warning - pay special attention to the deck plans if you are booking a mini suite. The deck 12 cabinets have different sized balconies depending where they are. Did have a go in the hammock, it was reasonably comfortable, but easy enough to unclip to free up the whole space. It was a great place for sail away with a glass or two of bubbles.

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We stayed in a mini suite with a large balcony. This had a good size shower, easy to move around the compact space. Only comment is it can be tight to get into the actual shower. The bed was comfortable and liked that it faced the balcony doors. There was more than enough storage space for 2 people. The mini fridge had been emptied as one of their measures, but that wasn't a problem.

The balcony was fantastic. Word of warning - pay special attention to the deck plans if you are booking a mini suite. The deck 12 cabinets have different sized balconies depending where they are. Did have a go in the hammock, it was reasonably comfortable, but easy enough to unclip to free up the whole space. It was a great place for sail away with a glass or two of bubbles.

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