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Las Palmas (Gran Canaria) Cruise Reviews

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Las Palmas (Gran Canaria)

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21 Las Palmas (Gran Canaria) Cruise Reviews


johnmunro avatar

johnmunro

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Poor conditions

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Hi just back from a week on the Explorer the flight from Edinburgh was good Transfer was quick.When we got too our cabin the cabin had a bad spell reported too reception fixed straight away smell came back 2 days ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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mike2607

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Maiden Disappointment

We joined this ship on It’s maiden voyage following a major refit. Unfortunately the refit was not completed before the ship sailed. We arrived in our cabin to find no electricity, safe not working, old shower ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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John Belfast

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Older ship catering for mostly Spanish clientele

Zenith is an old boat, built in 1992 so with that in mind it was never going to be one of the newer luxury liners. The accommodation was adequate without being luxurious. With an older boat such as Zenith there are ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Brandysam

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

The dream - or as we now call it the nightmare !!!!

We had been on another Tui cruise with different ship last year so was hoping to the same experience how wrong we were Had to carry our own luggage on board as we had missed flight due to the bad weather. ...
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Sail Date March 2018


Willray1 avatar

Willray1

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Don't sail on the Dream, it's a nightmare

We booked this cruise for our 36th wedding anniversary and my 65 th birthday both writhing a month or so of each other. We flew from Manchester in the snow which delayed us for an hour. The fight itself was ok ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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John-from-MK

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Marella Dream??? Bad Dream more like!

My wife and I usually go away for Christmas and New Year, but this time decided to take my recently widowed mother-in-law with us so as not to leave her alone over Christmas and cut our normal 2 week break down to 1 ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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SailAwaySunset

3 Reviews Written

28 Helpful Votes

Nothing majestic on the Majesty

We have travelled on 35 cruises, many with Thomson, but never on the Majesty until this one. We found the Majesty old & dated, cabins were unimpressive (ours had a big pipe behind the drawers/bedhead that regularly ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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marion19431

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Not for disabled

On an average we have been going on two cruises with Thompson, but this was the first and last time on Majesty. 'Welfare cabin' so called was very small with nowhere to store wheelchair or cases. In the wet ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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jodiemark

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

How to put you off Cruises for Life

After, previously, enjoyable Thomson Cruises, we were very much looking forward to this; especially our Children. However, in turned out to be a bit of a disaster. We knew the omens were against us, when, on arrival ...
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Sail Date December 2016


westie23 avatar

westie23

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Disappointing

Having experienced a lovely holiday on the Majesty in 2015, we decided to add a weeks cruise onto a hotel holiday for the first week in January. Sadly standards have slipped in all areas of the ship and it was ...
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Sail Date January 2017


Gwest227 avatar

Gwest227

1 Review Written

Very average cruise ship

We have been lucky to have sailed on approx 15 previous cruises, including Thomson but sadly the standard of food and service we experienced on the Majesty was very average. To start with a few positives the ...
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Sail Date January 2015


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sgswint

1 Review Written

New Years cruise - Well below expectations

First cruise, and if this is anything to go by, it'll be our last. Travelled with family, who are 'seasoned' cruisers, and we were all equally dismayed. I could go on and on but basically there's simply not enough ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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old yin

1 Review Written

Never again. Should have learnt from first Thomson cruise

Booked 2 week holiday from 19th Dec to 2nd Jan. One week on Thomson Majesty and one week at Arona Gran on Teneriffe. I will say at this stage the Arona Gran week was outstanding as always. New years evening was ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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Corky3

1 Review Written

Disappointing Christmas cruise

Embarked on 20th December 2014.Every aspect of the cruise appeared to be cost cutting. Called at 5 ports and Thomson did not supply one shuttle bus service. Majority of the passengers were elderly and each port was ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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Gothencruiser

8 Reviews Written

42 Helpful Votes

MCS Armonia – Canary islands & Morocco, February 2014

Departure  A total mess! We got sent up 2-3 stairs , tough with luggage an two small children, to a waiting hall. The place was OK, and they served sandwiches and drinks. Then we were allowed to join the queue, and ...
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Sail Date February 2014


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mperry

1 Review Written

DISASTER AT SEA.

Pre-booking cabins 16 months ahead for a 50th anniversary for 4 cabins should be easy to keep. Not on this one. Not only was cabin type changed so was location, to the most forward cabins on board. These we would ...
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Sail Date January 2014


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Wanderers14

1 Review Written

50th birthday disaster

Travelled on this ship from 28th May and during the week started to hear a few unbelievable stories about the week before. I booked the Deluxe Balcony cabin, one at the back of the ship, imagining sitting out there ...
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Sail Date May 2013


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figgbee

1 Review Written

An Old Tired Ship, with Institutional Food

The Island Escape is an older and very tired ship. We booked through Thomson's in the UK. This cruise caters to the budget minded British travelers. The food is British and the entertainment is British. We have ...
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Sail Date September 2011


DawnG avatar

DawnG

1 Review Written

Disappointing

Firstly I would like to commend the crew, every single one, aboard this ship for their professionalism in working in what is clearly very adverse conditions! They still managed to remain pleasant, helpful and loyal ...
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Sail Date May 2010


anne smith avatar

anne smith

1 Review Written

Sold down the med

I recently returned from a cruise and stay holiday with yourselves on the New Dream Ship and had to write to tell you how disappointed I was on this ship. The ship itself looks fantastic but the service leaves a ...
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Sail Date May 2010


gdess59 avatar

gdess59

1 Review Written

50 percent good

Having read the early reviews it was with some trepidation that my wife and I boarded the Dream for the Med Explorer cruise. This was our first cruise and has been rebooked as we had cancelled the Island escape ...
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Sail Date May 2010


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