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105 Dubai Cruise Reviews


paul94708 avatar

paul94708

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A one dimensional review for a one dimensional cruise ship

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Here it is October 2020 and I've begun getting promotional literature from Seabourn. In the midst of the plague I must have forgotten to tell them how much I didn't like my cruise with them in December of last ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Bob Doig

1 Review Written

20 Helpful Votes

I will never sail with this cruise line again.

This was to be the cruise of a lifetime but now it will be remembered for all the wrong reasons. Even before we embarked, the itinerary had been changed. It was only when I contacted a tour company in Madagascar ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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Sussex Duo

13 Reviews Written

65 Helpful Votes

16 consecutive days at sea around the Indian Ocean

We booked a cruise from Dubai to Cape Town on the Norwegian Spirit because it had an interesting itinerary but, after just 3 stops, we ended up with 16 consecutive days at sea. During embarkation we were ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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Very Critical

6 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

QUITE SHOCKED

We had not been with this company before, and we were expecting this cruise to be better than the cruise we did with another company the week before. Strangely enough, we enjoyed the other cruise, but not this one. ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Schulz2201

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Poor tired old ship

We expected a luxury holiday, we paid a fortune for this cruise and it really and truly wasn’t worth it. We had never been with celebrity before and wouldn’t consider them again. All the sales people want are ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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momdaughtercriusers

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Beauty and the Beast

I choose this cruise as it was a large group booking. The ship was absolutely beautiful, the attention to detail in the construction and decor was apparent throughout. There are so many areas to take pictures. ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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georgygirl65

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Disappointment with the ship

We were on deck 11 and it was a nightmare. Every morning between 6.15 am - 7.30am and later thats all we could hear was thump thump thump which was coning from the jogging track. I obviously complained several times ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Quintiles

5 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Poorly organised ship

Too big, too many people and badly organized. From the moment you have your cruise card in the terminal you are pestered to buy this package and that package. The ship is stunning but the staff need more training in ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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gabbygal99

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Diadema - the good and the bad

EMBARKATION: We embarked in Dubai. We arrived at the cruise terminal ~1200. We were allowed to enter the ship ~1500. The terminal is large with numerous shopping options, so we began souvenir shopping early! We ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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World Roamer

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Not a luxury cruise.

We sailed on the Silversea Silver Shadow from Dubai to Athens in April of this year - our third Silversea cruise . We had loved our previous Cruises on the Shadow and the Silver Spirit and particularly liked the ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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maxx

3 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Disappointing on board but itinerary on the whole very good.

We read the negative reviews prior to booking. I really don't take much notice of them. How wrong we were. We booked because of the itinerary, lots of places we wanted to visit.Not much to add to many other ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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dorothymay

1 Review Written

32 Helpful Votes

1st cruise and probably last boring boring boring

This was my 1st cruise and probably last. Entertainment and lectures uninspiring. Woman who gave lecture of forensics looks like just fell out of bed. 1 night had singer in Schooner bar competing with Spectrum big ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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cropton100

1 Review Written

30 Helpful Votes

Very, very disappointing

I hardly know where to start as I found the whole experience very disappointing. It seems one third of the ship is given over to the silver/gold suites and areas, one third to Seaplex (which I'll tell you about) ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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KathyBC

1 Review Written

Not the best cruise

I chose this cruise for the ports visited and I was not disappointed. The ship was clean and staff willing to please. The cabin steward was awesome. Bella Experience did not provide a robe and there is a ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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wee lass

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Never again

Chose this cruise to help us unwind from a very stressful nine months due to illness,what a mistake that was ,certainly not due to weight gain as the food on offer was diabolical I had porridge every day as couldn't ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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tellygirl

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Pizza, chicken and fries

This cruise had a brilliant itinerery but was let down by both food and entertainment on the ship. The food was of not very good quality in either restaurant or in buffet. If you liked fish you would be ok as it was ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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MaureenDownUnder

1 Review Written

23 Helpful Votes

European passengers not considered

This was our 50th wedding anniversary and wanted to see Dubrovnik, the excursion was 49eu pp and was advertised for 4 hrs duration was only 3 hrs and at night only saw the main street in the old town. Excursions ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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gaglione7

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Costa downfalls

Chosen this cruise line because of the itinerary offered and being an Italian passport holder I did believe to be proud of the italian hospitality offered and convinced friends to join on the Costa Mediterranea. A ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Imran507

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Dubai

You’re not just paying for a trip,you’re paying for an experience and a lifetime of memories... I had the worst small room(7144)too small...can’t even move around..food was very bad...it’s like you’re ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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ceil14100

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Not for people who speak English

Upon boarding there was no one available to greet our group, no greeter to welcome us (that was probably our first clue to disaster). I got to my room, it’s clean but had a very musty smell so I needed to open ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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maryEliz5683

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

If you are in a wheelchair definitely don’t cruise with Cunard.

We cruised recently on the Queen Mary 2 from Dubai to Hong Kong Queen Mary 2 is a transatlantic ocean liner. She is the largest ocean liner ever built, having served as the flagship of the Cunard Line since ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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GeoffWCollins

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

7 Night Middle East Cruise

Great theater shows not advertised on daily planner!?. Reasonable food. Over 40 nationalities but all pleasant if not a bit excitable! Watch your account! Service charges 10 Euros a day but cancelled ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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BABOU2525

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Msc Lirica - Disappointing cruise

I am going to try to explain my experience as well as I can because my english is not excellent. We chose this cruise because of the lenght and the country visited. My son and Husband wantd to know Dubai and Abu ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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whiskysmates

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Pirates of the Caribbean cruise

We enjoyed the places we visited on the cruise but not the ship - food was not great, very poor maintenance with rust everywhere, things broken and missing including furniture and chairs in lounges and public areas, ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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luvlife05

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Group travel to the Middle East (UAE + Oman) for 14 days with Costa cruise

We were part of a Group travel to the Middle East (Dubai+Abu Dhabi+Sir Bani Was Island-UAE, Muscat-Oman for 14 days). We truly enjoyed our group travel but we cannot say we enjoyed Costa, the only positive out of ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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