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Newcastle (England) to Europe Cruise Reviews

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First time with Marella

Review for Marella Explorer 2 to Baltic Sea

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tap6699
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We haven’t been on cruise for a few years now and thought it would be good to get away without having to fly. We chose this cruise as it was adults only, all inclusive and reasonably priced. We also wanted to try Marella as we have heard good things, usual comment was ships are a bit older but service and food really good. The reduced capacity meant that it never felt crowded and relatively ...
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Sail Date: August 2021


Horrible music almost everywhere

Review for Marella Explorer 2 to Baltic Sea

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Joan 2333
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

Second cruise with Tui Marella but first as a solo. Met some lovely people as 2 solo reps. Hard to find a quiet spot except in my cabin as background music everywhere and usually of some screeching woman. Asked them to turn off but staff couldn't. Not at all relaxing. Terrible smell from drains or kitchen near dining rooms. Perhaps due to age of ship. Everywhere spotless clean and sanitisers ...
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Sail Date: August 2021


Excellent value for money , good ship and staff.

Review for Marella Explorer 2 to Baltic Sea

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paulatsea
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

First holiday after lockdown ! Online check in etc was very good and easy to use. Good website and on board app. Embarkation including testing was excellent - fast and efficient. All inclusive holiday with a great selection of drinks . Adults only !!! Very important for us. Excellent friendly service all round. About 1/2 full ship so lots of room , easy to get served and ...
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Sail Date: July 2021


Marella Explorer 2, back into service, ‘Weekend Escape’ from Newcastle

Review for Marella Explorer 2 to Europe - British Isles & Western

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peteukmcr
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We were kindly invited to join a friend (who I had worked with for 4 months on an NHS Test & Trace mobile testing unit) and her partner on this 2-night sailing as they wanted to try it to see if they would like cruising. Obviously, they were conscious that with all the current COVID-19 protocols in place, this sailing would not be like any ‘normal’ cruise, but hopefully it would give them a good ...
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Sail Date: July 2021


Disorganised cruise on a dated ship

Review for Marco Polo to Europe - British Isles & Western

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Shona123
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

A TA told us about overnight cruises where the ship is repositioned and you can stay and received food and entertainment at a reasonable price. We went from Newcastle to Rosyth(Edinburgh). We had an outside cabin that was small and dated. We were told check-in was 550pm, when we got to our room we had a message to say we had to be on the 6pm dinner sitting.(If we'd been on the later sitting we ...
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Sail Date: August 2019


Excellent value for money, all inclusive,

Review for Marella Explorer to Baltic Sea

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Tankr
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

Just returned from two week Baltic cruise on Marella Explorer (10 th Aug19). Never having cruised before, we were unsure what to expect, but the itinerary was exactly what we wanted. Apologies in advance for the length of this review, I know it's going to be a long one We sailed from Newcastle, so no flights involved for us which was a huge bonus, mainly as no luggage restrictions ( so long ...
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Sail Date: August 2019


Excellent all round cruise

Review for Marella Explorer to Baltic Sea

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Mark-Wemyss
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

We picked this cruise for a number of reasons. The dates fitted in with dates I had booked well in advance (without knowing what we were going to do in the summer) to please my work, the itinerary, and by reading several reviews that the line was good for families and kids. 14 days is a long time for a 10 year old to be onboard so it had to be fun for him too, which I am happy to report it ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Traveled with children


Great Holiday

Review for Marella Explorer to Europe - British Isles & Western

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Si-Net C
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

Iceland and Norway were on our bucket list so this cruise seemed the perfect way to tick them off. As destinations they didn’t disappoint and are both amazing places. We had sailed with Marella at Xmas in the Caribbean and selecting Marella again was an easy choice. This time departure was from Newcastle so no flights and extra luggage allowance. Departure was fine. It took a little while ...
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Sail Date: July 2019

Traveled with children


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

Review for Magellan to Europe - British Isles & Western

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Nirs3
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

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 boarding but everyone was boarded quickly. As soon as the car pulled up our luggage was taken and we never saw it again until it was in our cabin. We have been on 4or 5 CMV cruises and ...
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Sail Date: July 2019


Excellent Cruise on a superb ship.

Review for Marella Explorer to Baltic Sea

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PaulC-Hols
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We always choose cruises based on the itinerary and this completely fitted the bill! Our second cruise on this ship and once again it excelled itself. We had a large balcony cabin (9135) which is well placed midships and well looked after and cleaned by the cabin stewards. Food as always was excellent in both Latitude 53 and Vista, as well as the lunches in The Market Place. The ...
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Sail Date: June 2019


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