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Marella Explorer 2 Review

4.5 / 5.0
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Horrible music almost everywhere

Review for Marella Explorer 2 to the Baltic Sea
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Joan 2333
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Aug 2021

Second cruise with Tui Marella but first as a solo. Met some lovely people as 2 solo reps. Hard to find a quiet spot except in my cabin as background music everywhere and usually of some screeching woman. Asked them to turn off but staff couldn't. Not at all relaxing. Terrible smell from drains or kitchen near dining rooms. Perhaps due to age of ship. Everywhere spotless clean and sanitisers everywhere. Food, presentation & service very good. Drinks served non stop if you wanted but cocktails mass produced. Coffee (except in dining room) and good ice cream on deck extra but extremely cheap . Did Surf n Turf & Sushi speciality dining and worth every penny, Entertainment varied except the shows which, although very well produce and acted the singers had to shout over the very loud soundtrack. Had to leave one night because unbearable. Others in my group put in ear plugs! Shame. Silent disco so much fun. Stayed overnight at Premier Inn and 5 min walk to cruise terminal check in. Quick Covid test, cabin allocation, boarding.

Cabin Review

Could sleep 4 but only really adequate for 1/2. Clean & will equipped. Lots of wardrobes, drawer, fridge, safe even USB on lamp.

Port Reviews


Walk of ship and lots to see & do. Would have preferred longer here

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