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Newcastle (England) to Europe Marella Explorer 2 Cruise Reviews

4.5 / 5.0
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92 reviews
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First time with Marella
"Main dining room was ok, service was really good, food was similar quality to most of the other lines we’ve been on (Cunard, Princess, Celebrity, HAL, RCI & P&O) There were some free alternative dining options, we tried Nonna’s for lunch good pasta and pizzas, would have been better if you could build your own pizza at lunch but this is only possible in the evening.Upgrade to Premium All Inclusive worth the money at £10 pppn, gave free access to all drinks in the Coffee Port coffee shop, better cocktails, spirits/mixers, beers and cans of soft drinks including some diet drinks rather than fountain drinks which weren’t the best, you could pay as you went along but we think we got good value...."Read More
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1-10 of 4 Newcastle (England) to Europe Marella Explorer 2 Cruise Reviews


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


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


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


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