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187 Dubai Cruise Reviews


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bearette

4 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Hotel of the Seas

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We were literally cut off in the Coronavirus Epidemic so this review will be what happens when things go wrong. We are two upper 30s adults and our two kid, twin boy and girl who were seven and just shy of 8 when ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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Mulguy Boy

8 Reviews Written

41 Helpful Votes

Amazing Cruise despite the late changes to the Itinerary

Celebrity Cruises had to announce on the afternoon before we left home that the ship was no longer sailing from Singapore, but from Dubai. Amazingly we were redirected to Dubai for the first 4 nights instead of ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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egglo

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Royal Caribbean: Totally professional and honourable company. Very impressive.

We booked this cruise on "Jewel of the Seas" long before the Coronavirus scare and decided to go ahead anyway, as we have a daughter living in Dubai whom we wanted to visit. In the couple of weeks before the start ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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Traderboy

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Itinerary changed but still fabulous!

As we were leaving home Celebrity changed the embarkation port from a Singapore to Dubai and dropped the Phuket port call All this was due to the evolving Covi-19 epidemic. Onboard we were maybe at two-thirds ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Mjk88

1 Review Written

Full review

From England and booked online via Royal Caribbean. First cruise but the destination was the real seller having nothing to compare to. Emirates flight was great to Dubai. Plenty of security at port but no problems ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Janda7

14 Reviews Written

182 Helpful Votes

A lovely jewel !

We are a retired couple who enjoy cruising to interesting places. We had never been on the Jewel, but have been on several ships within the fleet. On arriving in Dubai, we stayed for a few nights pre cruise. Our ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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natalyakor99

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Overview

There was a suggestion to buy this [articular cruise and I liked the list of cities to visit, so I bought it. In overall, I enjoyed the cruise! There was a pleasant surprise - I got a cabin with a window! Cabin ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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nath27

1 Review Written

19 Helpful Votes

Royal Caribbean Jewel of the Seas

There were a couple of minor niggles, but overall this was a fantastic cruise on a lovely ship full of character. Embarkation was very smooth, and there were drinks and snacks available at the Port too as we ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Irishlady5

2 Reviews Written

Footsteps of Civilization

This was our first Oceania Cruise. We chose this ship for the itinerary. This ship is the smallest I have ever sailed on and at first I was a bit concerned but I found it to be a wonderful ship. It is a bit worn ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Sunviking

5 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Dubai to Athens on the Seabourn Encore

We recently completed an 18-day voyage from Dubai to Athens on the Seabourn Encore. This was our 6th Seabourn cruise; all previous ones were on the Quest and Odyssey. Having read many comments about the size of ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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megavfm

3 Reviews Written

28 Helpful Votes

A very enjoyable cruise

This was our first SS cruise and our only prior experience of an ‘all inclusive’ cruise (in terms of alcohol & gratuities included) was our initial cruise on Paul Gaugin (PG), which we thoroughly enjoyed. In a ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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ZZRLAD

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Just what the doctor ordered

This was our first time with P&O and we certainly had a great relaxing holiday. Our inside cabin was better than we were expecting. It was reasonably spacious and very comfortable. Our cabin steward changed at ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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cruiserdotcom

1 Review Written

17 Helpful Votes

Excellent Value on This Specialty Cruise

Pullmantur Horizon was chosen for this Suez Cruise for the value, the lesser single supplement and the opportunity to enjoy the Spanish cuisine. The ship, although relatively elderly, is in excellent condition and ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Pegasus02

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

So pleased we have returned to P& O

We have been cruising with smaller ships for the last few years - Viking and Oceania - but really liked the itinerary on this cruise and felt it was very good value for money. We really enjoyed our experience and ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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jons1300

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Excellent cruise around Middle East

We were looking for a week of winter sun in February and chose Costa because of the itinerary, and location. We made our own travel arrangements and flew to Dubai on Emirates, and with a short transfer, we were ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Going places 2

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Pullmantur is different and offers a good service

Had the pleasure of travelling in the Arabian Gulf on MV Horizon, it was outstanding even though the ship is 30 years old it is still a good ship and the service is exceptional, food very good , service great and ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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pwjallen

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Vast improvement

We last cruised with MSC in the Med 3 years ago and to be honest I was less than impressed so I was a bit apprehensive about booking this itinerary from Dubai for my wife’s birthday. What a difference - the ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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pennib

14 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

First time on Oceana. Prefer bigger ships

We were going to Dubai anyway so tagged on the cruise. We have done this with other cruise lines and have actually done the same cruise 4 times before. We usually book a balcony cabin as we like to sit on the ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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atco1962

1 Review Written

18 Helpful Votes

Surprisingly Good

We wanted a local cruise since we live in the Middle East and saw that a lot of cruises start in Dubai. After some research, we saw that Pullmantur was by far the cheapest option and, after further digging, couldn't ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Eastboundanddown

10 Reviews Written

36 Helpful Votes

Fantastic ship, interesting itinerary, great trip

So this is only the 2nd time sailing with MSC (First time was on the Magnifica) and we've sailed previously with NCL, RCI, HAL, Princess, Celebrity, Costa and P&O. Overall it was a fantastic cruise! The ports ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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thecabbie

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise

We went on this cruise as a family of six and had a throughly good time, embarkation went very smoothly in Dubai and once on the ship we were very impressed with the condition and cleanliness of the ship. We had ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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GEC744

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Very enjoyable trip

We joined Discovery at Dubai and left from Langkawi. We did not experience the long stay in Dubai and problems experienced by the passengers already on board - we did have an extra day at sea and missed out Mumbai ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Starman53

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Underated Ship

We like MSC because of the wide range of people from different countries. On our trip to the UAE this December, we would say that this has been one of our best cruises. I had read numerous reviews of MSC Lirica and ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Californiajack

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Outstanding Staterooms and Service

The itinerary was the reason I chose this cruise, but the on-board experience was the best of any of my 12 cruises, including Crystal, Azamara and 4 other cruise lines. The price was also very reasonable since ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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miamiblonde

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Outstanding ship, crew, food, service all inclusive with the desire to please

We just returned from an amazing voyage to Arabia. 19 days voyage. what can I say. spectacular. suites are super large, big tvs with lots of entertainment choices. we booked suite 1014 category V6 and loved ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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