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Newcastle (England) Family Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
Destination
England

Traveler rating

Excellent

21

Very Good

4

Average

6

Poor

1

Terrible

1

Cruise type

Senior Cruises

50

Family Cruises

33

Entertainment Cruises

20

First-Time Cruisers

18

Romantic Cruises

15

33 Newcastle (England) Family Cruises Cruise Reviews


Si-Net C avatar

Si-Net C

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great Holiday

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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 ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Tankr

1 Review Written

17 Helpful Votes

Excellent value for money, all inclusive,

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 ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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jeanniedance

4 Reviews Written

35 Helpful Votes

Boring old ship

Very dated ship. Mainly elderly passengers. Nothing on during the day except bridge bingo and handicrafts. More like a floating care home. Tour operator extremely unhelpful.. Don't book flam railway through olsen ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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KittyTraveller

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Very enjoyable cruise

We enjoyed our cruise and found the cruise itinerary to be very good, & found the ship to be spotless. The cleaning crew work very hard to keep every part of the ship gleaming. We always ate in the buffet ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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guido404

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

First Time Cruiser - Impressed

First time cruiser and was in all honesty unsure if cruising would be my ideal holiday. Had spent a few weeks prior reading some reviews and Facebook group posts to learn what I could prior to departure and get ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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hunterseye

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Amazing Scenery

This was our very first Cruise I have to say from start to finish it was excellent, We arrived at the port where our bags were taken from us and never saw them till we got to our cabin. we checked in and with in 10 ...
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Sail Date August 2018


Mick C avatar

Mick C

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Shore tour

The ship was great the embarkation was good and the disembarkation was a very smooth operation and crew could not do enough for us. I could not fault the quality or quantity of food on board and the entertainment ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Sandracoll

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

First time cruising

I chose this cruise as it sails from North Shields where I was born and I had always wanted to sail out of the Tyne! The staff and food were amazing. The scenery was everything we expected and the whole thing went ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Carawest27

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

What’s not to like?

We travelled as a party of 8 and ranged in age from 13-72! We can definitely state that Marella Discovery has something for all ages, as each one of us has had a fantastic time. We left this morning already talking ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Izzy1947

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

FIRE & ICE ON MARELLA DISCOVERY

Spent to whole days at sea before we arrived in Iceland. Always wanted to visit Iceland and more of Norway. Was not disappointed with any of it. Our cabin was really good and so clean. Thanks must go to our ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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David1690

2 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Amazing Cruise

Just returned from 14 nights on the Marella Discovery, sailing from Newcastle to the Baltic Captials, and where the embarkation ran like clock work. We stayed in an outside cabin on deck 3 in cabin 3070. What a ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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LJR28

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

MIDNIGHT SUN

I thought you may like some feedback on our recent cruise in June 2018 to the Midnight Sun on TUI new ship Marella Discovery. We have been cruising with Thompson’s (TUI) since 2004 and have booked in excess of ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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debzy1985

1 Review Written

19 Helpful Votes

Cannot fault this ship. MY 7 year old loved every minute.

We're just back from Wonders of the Fjords on Discovery 1 today and thought i'd review what I thought. We were first time cruisers travelling with a 7 year old so are able to view from all angles. Cabin: We ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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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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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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GraylingDorset

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

A Cruise Convert

Chose this as we had a special anniversary & wanted to try something new. At first we were a bit wary as there is an age demographic in Cruiseville! Actually a pretty good mix & what the hell we were on ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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Sapper079

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Thanks Fred.

I did not think a holiday could be this good & relaxing. 100% effort from every body, we arrived at Port of Tyne and baggage handlers descended to take our luggage, very easy & simple check in, & of to the ship ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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jeanniedance

4 Reviews Written

35 Helpful Votes

Poor service

Chosen as embarked Newcastle.Embarkation first class suitcases outside cabin on arrival.Stayed in oceanview deck 4 quiet cabin 4116 first time in many years of cruising there was a bath if you had time to wait for ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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giliiansreview

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Very good experience

We are 1st time cruisers, family of four, including two older teenage children. Everything went smoothly, journey and embarkation. Lovely welcome on board by staff. All staff were excellent their whole aim was to ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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Rosyharr

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

An excellent cruise.

A Cruise from Newcastle to Iceland taking in Faroe Isles, Shetland and Orkney. Booked into a superior plus single cabin 7181, very comfortable, spacious and clean. Tea and coffee facilities provided. Stewart ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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David McM

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Com se com sa...

Six of us joined the cruise at Newcastle Port on 15 July 2017. Embarkation was easy; we had booked a suite so we got priority boarding but there was a large queue of people awaiting their ticket colour being ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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Tillytat

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Thomson standards dropping

Been with Thomson before but never to the fjords so decided to try this one. The fjords was excellent even though the weather wasn't the best, however the ship didn't impress us. We were constantly told the ship ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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Walker61

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Norwegian fjords

This was the first time i had ever cruised , i went with the hubby and 2 older children (20 + 16) nan and grandad.All i can say is we had a fabulous time fromstart to finish. Yes the cabin was basic but no more than ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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Aadele

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

1st cruise

having heard my mum going on about going on a cruises, we took the plunge and went on a taster cruise and was really impressed with the whole thing, we didn't enjoy the coach ride up to Newcastle but embarking the ...
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Sail Date August 2014


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gralynne@hotmail.com

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Best of British and it was - excellent

This was our third cruise with Thompson, two were with the Majesty and this one on the Spirit and we have not experienced anything that would make us change our choice for this cruise line. Everything from ...
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Sail Date August 2014


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