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Dubai Cruise Reviews

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Dubai

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193 Dubai Cruise Reviews


davidh68 avatar

davidh68

4 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Nice Cruise, Great Restaurant

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Wanted to see the western coast of India and to travel with friends. Had been on this ship once before (Norway) and liked it. We were in a Celebrity Suite, which is basically just a veranda suite, but has butler ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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SkyeFlyer

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Great Spirit Service Team and Renovation Despite Unfortunate Pandemic Impact

Overall Summary: - Despite the extraordinary complication noted below, we would be glad to sail on the NCL Spirit in the future. Although we did not visit all ports, we believe this is a great itinerary. - ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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Juan Diego

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

YOU GET WHAT YOU PAY

We bought a package from the same Pullmantur company, it included the round air ticket from Madrid, the price was incredible cheap! From Dubai airport they drove us directly to the cruise port , the check in was ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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ubu62

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Some cabin issues but a brilliant trip

I love the QM2 - it really is unique amongst all the ships I've sailed on. What I particularly like is the fact that it never feels crowded, and the passengers tend to be a mix of nationalities. After my ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Juke68

1 Review Written

Ship's crew were friendly, helpful and very professional.

We had been to Dubai and Emirates the previous year and this time combined it with a stay at The Atlantis Hotel on The Palm...amazing...we usually cruise with P&O but they had decided not to do that route so we ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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cgdg21

1 Review Written

Relaxing cruise

We chose this cruise because of the interesting stops and the fact that the weather in the middle-east is much better than elsewhere, at this time of year. It also offered good value for money, as Emirates flights ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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chmusar

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Last minute trip Dubai

We have cruised on a few ships and I did prefer this smaller ship,yes it's old but was clean and kept well. I liked that I could find a sunbed in a quiet location . Solarium was a nice place to relax. Safari ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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jacketwatch

12 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Very good cruise, met or exceeded expectations.

We chose this cruise for the itinerary as we had never been to the gulf area before. We first flew to Delhi to see our family there, then flew to Dubai for 5 days prior to cruising which was an eye opener. We were ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Paudmar

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

The ship may be tired but the overall experience outweighs that

This is the first time my wife and I have sailed with Celebrity. We were extremely lucky to apply for an upgrade, MoveUp programme, and stayed in the Sky Suite Class. Whilst the cabin was tired and under whelming, ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Blacktrigeek

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Worked hard to please

We chose the cruise as we were celebrating our birthday. The embarkation process went seamlessly; we were shepherded from airport to ship with no problems. There was some waiting for our rooms to become available ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Oldtony77

7 Reviews Written

48 Helpful Votes

Azamara regular

The Gulf has been on our bucket list for quite a while. We have frequently stopped over at DXB but never before been outside the airport. It was certainly worth while! Service aboard was typically Azamara, ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Bunnies18

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Last leg of world cruise 2019

The cruise line P&O Cruises is a British cruise line, a constituent of the Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company. P&O Cruises claim to be the oldest cruise line in the world. Its predecessor company ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Senior Single

16 Reviews Written

82 Helpful Votes

A beautiful ship with great staff.

My friend and I booked this cruise last year while on MSC Seaside. I had been to most of the Far East ports, but my travel friend, Judy, had not seen them. We flew from Tampa to Toronto and on to Dubai enjoying ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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carmau61

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Nice Ship but the person who designed the gym never went to a gym in his life ..

I did choose because of the itinerary as not many cruises have port of calls in India. I have cruised on Ovation of the seas before , same Quantum class , and i like the Spectrum of the seas choice of colours and ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Marianna59

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Excellent Cruise, incredible itinerary.

We chose this cruise because it was good value for money. It was a very good deal and it included our flights with Emirates to Dubai return from New Zealand. We arrived 2 days before departure to explore the city of ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Marianna59

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Excellent Cruise, incredible itinerary.

We chose this cruise because it was good value for money. It was a very good deal and it included our flights with Emirates to Dubai return from New Zealand. We arrived 2 days before departure to explore the city of ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Difromsalisbury

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great itinerary, shame about the food!

We chose the cruise for the itinerary, particularly the Suez transit, and the fact nearly all ports were firsts for us, as was MSC. The ship was very clean and extremely smooth, cabins adequate though shower ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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normadams

4 Reviews Written

35 Helpful Votes

No need for the whingeing

If you are a regular browser of this site then you would have known what to expect with Oceana so there is no need to whinge. SHIP-It is ageing but most of the public areas are in tip top condition. ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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dsjm

2 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Great Value Cruise

We arrived in Dubai after an overnight flight. transfers were smooth and arrived at cruise port by 10.30am Cabins were ready by 11.15am- Great start to the holiday. Day 1 First port of call was Bahrain - a very ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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ayrshireboy

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Very good cruise

I had looked at a few reviews prior to our middle east cruise which looked a bit negative. However I shouldn't have worried as we enjoyed a really good 10 day cruise. Boarding was straightforward and quick and we ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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EAaH

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

A better experience than expected

This was my second time on an msc ship. Did not have the best experience last time, so I had low expectations this time. This was a whole other experience however. Embarcation was smooth and easy. I found the ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Life of holidays

3 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Middle East Cruise from Dubai

We chose this cruise purely for the itinerary. MSC aren't our first choice for cruising, however most of the reviews were okay, so we booked the cruise. Check in went extremely smoothly with no queues and easy ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Two 2 Tango

19 Reviews Written

122 Helpful Votes

Last minute bargain

We had only just come home from a Christmas cruise on Sinfonia and had a great time, by chance I was browsing the MSC site and found this cruise from Dubai flying out from the UK on Emirates at a price for a balcony ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Queenlv

1 Review Written

Good choice for winter

Last year I had two cruises with HAL and one with Celebrity. MSC reviews are very controversial and I did not immediately decide on booking. But as a result I liked this ship. What I liked: Thanks to the ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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janicehulmes

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Surprisingly good

After reading many bad reviews we were a little worried. However, we had a thoroughly enjoyable trip with no real complaints although with every ship one can have little niggles. For the price we were very happy. ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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