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Newcastle (England) Cruise & Maritime Voyages Magellan Cruise Reviews

Cruise & Maritime Voyages
Magellan
Destination
England

Traveler rating

Excellent

22

Very Good

19

Average

10

Poor

5

Terrible

3

Cruise type

59 Newcastle (England) Cruise & Maritime Voyages Magellan Cruise Reviews


Nirs3 avatar

Nirs3

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Staff food and entertainment good. Weather could have been kinder.

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We were a group of six friends on the Scottish Isles 8 night cruise from Newcastle finishing somewhat bizarrely in Liverpool. Embarkation was extremely fast and painless. We are gold members and have priority ...
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Sail Date July 2019


ThomasUK avatar

ThomasUK

3 Reviews Written

43 Helpful Votes

An amazing Icelandic cruise

We have recently returned from a 13 night Icelandic cruise from Newcastle on the Magellan and all I can say is wow. This was our 10th cruise and definitely one of the best. I’ve sailed with CMV before, together ...
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Sail Date June 2019


jaekay1 avatar

jaekay1

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

First Time Cruise - Northern Isles

This was our first, but hopefully not our only, cruise so we have nothing to compare against. As first-timers I will say one thing firstly: the instructions given each day were a great help and all the things I ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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paular62

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

First timers

Having read previous reviews we were worried about going on our first cruise. Please make your own mind up. We live 20 minutes away so embarkation was efficient and quick. No waiting around in airports for hours. ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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philtodd76

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

What befell the Magellan

This is our 5th cruise, the 3rd on the Magellan. We were sent tickets and purple luggage labels, booked for parking at Newcastle. Boarding turned out to be horrendous, something went seriously wrong which CMV blamed ...
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Sail Date May 2019


HethT avatar

HethT

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

EXCELLENT SHIP AND CRUISE

We chose the Baltic cruise to see St Petersburg primarily but found all the ports visited were excellent apart from Aalborg which although a nice town it wasn’t brilliant. The Magellan was clean, the staff very ...
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Sail Date May 2018


RQ48 avatar

RQ48

3 Reviews Written

31 Helpful Votes

Bears treat 2018

We decided on a cruise around Britain departing on the 7th April for my partners birthday on the 19th when we returned home .I have to say we were very- very disappointed with every aspect except the cabin as it ...
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Sail Date June 2018


Catbel avatar

Catbel

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

Marvellous Magellan

Having previously done a Hurtigruten cruise, we wanted to try a “proper” cruise. That is one that has entertainment in the evening and I get to dress up a bit. We chose CMV because they leave from ports in ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Frank from Huddersfield

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Excellent in every way - except one.

Our intention - my wife and I - was to cruise leisurely on a ship which was neither very large (ocean going) nor very small (such as on a river cruise), to visit places we had never been to, and where we would ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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SuzyQ Durham

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

A great experience

We chose Cruise & Maritime because will live near to the port so very little travelling time & we were on a buy one get one free offer. We have been with Thomson cruises before & prefer a small ship. After ...
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Sail Date May 2018


AVC avatar

AVC

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Brilliant Anniversary cruise

We sailed on the Astor 30 years ago for our honeymoon, and she is now owned by CMV, we decided to choose this company for our anniversary cruise, as we haven't cruised since! I'm pleased to say we weren't ...
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Sail Date May 2018


crafty gran avatar

crafty gran

3 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Wonderful service.

I have to agree with ThomasUK. We have also just returned from trip to Fjords, sailing from Newcastle. From embarkation, very quick, to leaving, the staff were efficient, cheerful and helpful. Our cabin steward was ...
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Sail Date May 2018


ThomasUK avatar

ThomasUK

3 Reviews Written

43 Helpful Votes

Fabulous Seven Nights on the Magellan

I don't usually write reviews for cruises but having travelled on the Magellan three times I feel the need to add some balance to all the negative reviews posted on this site. I've just come back from another great ...
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Sail Date May 2018


Dr Steve 1961 avatar

Dr Steve 1961

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Excellent Service and Food, But Issues with Room and AI Package

This was a cruise to the Norwegian Fjords with out two sons, which was planned as possibly our last family holiday. it was booked on the basis of value and location. Overall we all really enjoyed our holiday on ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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elaineO21

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Fjords

We chose this cruise because we got an excellent deal and it was sailing from Newcastle. We weren't sure what to expect with it being an older ship but were pleasantly surprised by decor and cabin. I must ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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Highlandl8dy35

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Good for singles who like traditional cruising

I was actually on the Baltic cruise 10/8/17 but for some reason cant choose that date. Very few cruise lines offer single cabins at a reasonable cost (+25%) or sail from Northern Ports (I live in Scotland) - CMV ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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HopingForFun333

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Never Again

We have just returned from a seven night cruise to the Fjiords on the Magellan. Let me start by saying that if it had been my first cruise it would also have been my last. The ship should be re-named the Sloop John ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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sunniside up

2 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

Fab holiday

For some reason I wasn't sure what to expect from this week. But we had a brilliant time. Both aged 48 we thought we would be the youngest but we certainly were not. Mixed ages. Cabin big and immaculate. Very quiet ...
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Sail Date September 2017


TerenceO avatar

TerenceO

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Good value for the money you pay

Chose to cruise the Fjords for 7 days. After reading reviews was not expecting the ship to be up to much, but to our surprise it was a lot better than reviews we had read, having been on P&O, Royal Caribbean cruises ...
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Sail Date September 2017


Deepmark avatar

Deepmark

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Norwegian fjords

The embarkation at Newcastle was seamless we were in our cabin 30 minutes after getting to the port with our luggage delivered to the cabin. The ship is getting on but is spotlessly clean. We had an inside ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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linaloe

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Rock The Boat 2017

An e mail dropped into my inbox with an exceptional offer 6 weeks before this cruise & it was the first time I had seen it advertised it just had to be done!! Suzie Quatro, Troggs, Manfreds, Animals, Slade, Big ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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pookierara

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

First Time Cruise

Well where do I start? After listening to friends who had been on many cruises, we decided to take the plunge and booked our first ever cruise. For our first we didn’t really want to fly or travel great ...
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Sail Date August 2017


Enidmartyn avatar

Enidmartyn

1 Review Written

5* entertainment 5* food 5* crew 5* everything

This cruise could only fall short of expectations. Top groups all coming to us and staying onboard and joining for meals etc . IT DIDNT IT SURPASSED in every department,we had a ball the best holiday ever. Organised ...
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Sail Date September 2017


bandray avatar

bandray

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

A different kind of cruise.

This cruise was a charter for Cruiseco in Australia who hired it to host a Rock the Boat themed cruise 2017. We saw the advert in the supplement in our Saturday paper and although it seemed expensive for 7 days ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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holslover

4 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Very good overall

We were on the Rock the boat with Slade Suzi Quatro etc it was fantastic . Our 1st with cruise maritime and won't be the last spacious cabin 2 single beds not posh but comfortable the 3 bars were not too big so ...
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Sail Date September 2017


Magellan Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins3.03.7
Dining4.03.6
Entertainment3.03.1
Public Rooms4.03.6
Fitness Recreation4.03.1
Family1.02
Enrichment3.02.9
Service4.03.9
Value For Money5.03.5
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