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Thomson Newcastle (England) Cruise Reviews

Marella Cruises
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Destination
England

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Excellent

25

Very Good

11

Average

7

Poor

4

Terrible

6

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53 Thomson Newcastle (England) Cruise Reviews


Mark-Wemyss avatar

Mark-Wemyss

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Excellent all round cruise

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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 ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Si-Net C

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great Holiday

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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Lainey D

3 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

What a great and interesting cruise

We chose this cruise for the itinerary and we weren't disappointed. The countries visited were all so interesting but all different too. Due to my lack of mobility we chose to go on an excursion on nearly all the ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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PaulC-Hols

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Excellent Cruise on a superb ship.

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 ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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robcat

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great Itinerary, Terrible Ship

we sailed on this cruise as we wanted to visit the amazing cities around the baltic 1st The good points. The Onboard staff were all amazing from the Cabin stewards to entertainment crew, all very friendly and ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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zaffyfebe

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Good cruise and itinerary, some things need a tweak!

We chose this cruise mainly for its itinerary and the dates it went on as we had a very limited time window to go away in. We have been with Marella before, a few years ago, and really enjoyed our last cruise around ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Docmalc

7 Reviews Written

36 Helpful Votes

Did not Quite Live up to the Hype !

This is an extensive review...Bear with me, but this is our honest opinion and our personal view. Firstly, to put this cruise into context it will have been our 17th. We have enjoyed 3 previous cruises with ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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west country yokel

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Just a few tweaks Marella ,you could do soo much better!

We always choose our cruises by itinerary, not cruise line and this one did not disappoint. Combination of fjords and the Arctic with the 24 hour daylight was perfect for us, Marella only do this route once a year ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Hammo19

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

The crew made the difference

We wanted to experience the beauty of Norway and the Midnight Sun Cruise fitted the bill perfectly. Port of Tyne is only a 60 min car drive away from home so it was very convenient for us. First time with ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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John McNulty

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Poor Quality Overall

Liked the look of the cruise itinerary, and departing from Newcastle is more convenient and an easier port to get to than other ports. Booked an executive suite which are supposedly the best cabins on board and are ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Mike S P

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Goodbye Thomson and Spirit

After many cruises with Thomson on Emerald,Celebration and number one Spirit, we decided to see what a “new “ ship was like. One out of 5 is good. Newcastle was waiting for 2 hours after 4 hours of driving. (We ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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PGT10

3 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Not Butlins At Sea

This was a last minute booking,as we just needed a break,Having never sailed with Thomson/Tui/Marella before because of people putting us off, we decided to give them a try.Having done around 20 previous cruises ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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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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J Taylor

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Fabulous friendly staff

Embarking in Newcastle wasn’t good we were treated like hearded animals, once on board the staff were so friendly they actually made eye contact which is unusual. The ship was very clean, the seats in the communal ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Howard 1948

3 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

Icing on the Cake

A previous cruise on Discovery and a previous Norwegian cruise on a different ship had both been so enjoyable we booked "Wonders of the Fjords" to celebrate my 70th Birthday. What a good choice. Parking and ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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CshContatti2

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Distinctly average

Embarkation: primitive, the Egyptians do it better. Ship: smooth, comfortable, very quiet, lots of public areas. Cabins: good size, well equipped, comfortable beds,plenty of storage. Crew: lovely! Really ...
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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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sarigerme

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Norway

Food in main restaurants pretty average. All inclusive drinks package good (avoid Don Mendo white). Service excellent with special mention to Nico and David in the Atrium Bar and Yansi the lovely waitress. Oh, and ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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rosec

3 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Wow exceeded our expections

We booked this cruise very late and were not sure what to expect after reading some of these reviews. Well we can honestly say that you shouldn't pay any attention to the negative reviews. This ship is excellent ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Immy

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Don't book a suite on deck 8!

The cruise was to Iceland and a few stops in Norway, Shetland and Invergordon. Never again would I embark at Newcastle. The charge for parking your car is £10/day. There are NO facilities at the car park so we got ...
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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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ukcruiseconvertees

1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes

Amazing Discovery

AMAZING DISCOVERY . More then a Ten . Just back from our 2nd Norwegian Fjords cruise in 2 months on board the Marella Discovery. The first cruise was so enjoyable we booked the 2nd 2 days after we came ...
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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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dronnygirl

3 Reviews Written

32 Helpful Votes

Fire & Ice

What a wonderful cruise, helped very much by the fantastic weather. Reykyavik – we had booked the Golden Circle with Iceland Guided Tours and had a lovely day. Visited Gullfoss Waterfall, Geysir and the ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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