Marella Spirit Cruise Review by Neil Walker
- Sail Date: October 2011
- Destination: Western Mediterranean
Anyway what a pleasant and relaxing experiance. Yes the ship is getting on abit and looking tired in places but it was very well looked after and spotlessly clean. The staff are relentless in their motivation and friendliness working so hard for you without any expectaion of tips etc (we did tip at the end but you don't have to as it is all in at the begining, we just thought it was well warranted) Cabins had loads of room and were comfortable not that we spent much time in it. We had an outside cabin that every time you returned to was made up immaculately with fresh towels, little chocolates on the pillows and turned over duvets on a night
entertainent was good, food was good and never ending but you did have to queue for a few minutes to get into the service restaurant. and the itineray was brillinat although some of the additional trips at the ports of call were certainly expensive. Sometimes it was quite busy on the decks and finding a sun bed was a bit difficult but we always got one. Nothing better than standing out on the decks at night in the middle of the ocean with a glass of wine surrounded by nothing but stars. Would we go again ? absolutely yes,would i go with Thompson again, yes although when you see the size of some of the other cruise ships in comparison don,t expect the world.
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