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Malaga Cruise Reviews

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Malaga

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Excellent

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Very Good

57

Average

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Poor

20

Terrible

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20 Malaga Cruise Reviews


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izosa

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Not my best cruise

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Reviews were mixed but we took a chance as we’d been on 4 Thomson cruises before, although the last one was 8 years ago. What a mistake. The Lido buffet restaurant was awful, horrid seating, massive queues and ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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palidins

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Captain and cruise director denied there were any problems with the engines.

Excursions. Unique and well orchestrated shore trips. However, the captain continually lied regarding the reasons for skipping ports and cruising at only 5 knots. Crete maritine authority nearly denied the ship ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Magsdent55

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Time to go

The reason i chose this cruise was, it went from Malaga where i was staying for the summer ,and also because of the itinerary.I hadn't been to Porto or Porto mao before also the second week of the cruise was ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Single cruiser56

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Why are singles penalised on cruise ships?

To be positive. Single cabin very clean. Medium sized bed. It also seemed to be good value for money for a single cabin (prior to boarding). No tips. Good and friendly cabin "porters". Negatives. Cabin decor dismal. ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Xor37h

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Poor Excuse for a Cruise

Right from the start this Cruise was a Ripoff. TUI changed flights from Glasgow from 7.30am to 2.30pm, lost 7 hrs straight away and gave us earlier flights on return, basically lost 2 days of our holiday.Said we ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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Grand Cru

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Senior/family cruise

This was a last minute booking due to family circumstances which in truth limited our choice of cruise. However, we have now cruised with NCL five times and since our first cruise with NCL 24 years ago we have noted ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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whisky.gill@hotmail.co.uk

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

nightmare

Having sailed on this ship & other ex Thomson cruise ships is was quite obvious that not only has the name changed but so has everything else but not for the better. Swimming pool on lido deck billowed out black ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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CardSharkes

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Fire, Electrical Failures & More

Friends had a son who had worked as Cruise Director on this and other TUI Cruise Ships, they thought we would enjoy it. How wrong they were. All comparisons are made with previous cruises, long and short haul, made ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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shirbern

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Huge Disappointment

Out first impressions when we boarded the Tui Discovery 2 cruise ship was good. We went to our balcony cabin and was pleased with the cabin and balcony.The 2 gentlemen that serviced our room which was number 7040 ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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scotsrobin

1 Review Written

34 Helpful Votes

Dumbed down cruising

We weren't sure about Thomson's cruises but were persuaded but the Travel Agent it would be as good as any other ship we had been on. How wrong she was! I don't think the ship has been fully refurbished it ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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carracross

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Well hidden treasures of europe

We chose this because the itinerary listed ports we had not visited before and also because it returned to Port of Tyne (nearer home). We have been on Thomson ships before & enjoyed all of them. However this was ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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mumswaby

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

Don't touch the Zenith it carries a serious health risk

We saw this cruise advertised in the local press and the price was very good. It was a transatlantic cruise from Malaga to the Caribbean. We thought that it was reasonably priced because it was a transatlantic and ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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Nannysandy123

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Disappointing

We chose this cruise as it had tribute acts we had seen in our local club in Spain. We had what was advertised as a junior suite, apparently it wasn't. The bathroom stank! We were to,d to keep the plug in the ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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jaw1204

2 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Thomson Dream - low standards and in need of some work

We picked this cruise for the itinerary, the duration and the dates. The ship was very tired, the lifts were shockingly bad, the food was hit and miss and the queuing in the buffet was rather like being at a ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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dart11

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Very expensive, not so classy cruise..shame

I chose this cruise as it was only one available for the time with child a place. Good points are:- 1. Most Staff v friendly, lovely warm welcome aboard, Cabin steward was friendly, Crew at ports very friendly. ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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Ensign Bodybag

1 Review Written

Tired, shabby and limited access for English passengers.

Took this cruise as a long needed break and the first proper holiday in 8 years. Boarded at Alicante on day 2 of the of the cruise, which started in Malaga. Embarkation was relatively smooth and we were on our ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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ninakp

1 Review Written

49 Helpful Votes

Absolute Rubbish

This is our first cruise with Thomson and will most certainly be the last, this ship is well past it's best, despite ordering a double cabin we got 2 singles, I complained straight away as did others who were in the ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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airpricing

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Not a Memorable Trip

There is a mixed message in the whole experience with MSC. This is also my personal opinion, and based on my expectations. The ship is really nice, and the decor contemporary, as well as the whole web checkin, ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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ElaineStott

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Poor all round

Facilities were poor. Smoking areas were a joke and people were treated like "the great unwashed". Eventually after a Petition was set up the Captain provided a covered smoking area (weather was not very good). ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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raypcs

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

NOT WHAT WE ARE USED TO

We have been cruising with Fred Olsen for many years but this was the first time on the Boudicca. This was the last leg of the cruise we were on and we were so disappointed, having recommended Fred to many people ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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