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Newcastle (England) to Europe Marella Discovery Cruise Reviews

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1-10 of 20 Newcastle (England) to Europe Marella Discovery Cruise Reviews


Fabulous friendly staff

Review for Marella Discovery to Europe - British Isles & Western

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J Taylor
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

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 areas very comfortable and clean. The cabin very clean the shower was compact but practical, the bed a single was comfy sheets very clean. The cabin attendant was absolutely brilliant ...
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Sail Date: September 2018


Discover the Baltic

Review for Marella Discovery to Baltic Sea

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Dean Morriarty
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

My first time on Discovery and most enjoyable, the cities were exceptional and lucky with the weather. I was lucky to discover an art class on the first sea day as I attended a lecture which was very entertaining about Pirate Radio and Interviews with some Graffitti information, well worth the time. i found myself attending the class with a Robin who was an excellent teacher and very patient. I ...
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Sail Date: August 2018


Distinctly average

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CshContatti2
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

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 helpful and friendly, incredibly hard working. Food: the cheese was good, apart from that it was bland, repetitive, industrial cooking. Hot food wasn’t hot, fresh food wasn’t fresh, ...
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Sail Date: August 2018


Butlins at sea

Review for Marella Discovery to Baltic Sea

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Scout5
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

What an awful experience, from the boarding debacle in Newcastle to the dire pub singer in the lounge it was one disappointment after another. Luckily the destinations more than made up for the forced jolity of the ship life. We were lucky to have a balcony which gave us some relief from the rampaging kids, vest adorned Neanderthals and screaming women. It was pot luck with the service, some very, ...
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Sail Date: August 2018


Very enjoyable cruise

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KittyTraveller
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

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 restaurant and found the food selections to be generally good. We found the Buffet Restaurant staff very courteous, polite & efficient, always smiling. The Buffet Restaurant could be a ...
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Sail Date: August 2018


First Time Cruiser - Impressed

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guido404
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

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 some cruising tips. Some proved useful, others although useful, turned out to be more personnal opinions so I’m sure some of my report will be the same to any readers of my ...
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Sail Date: July 2018


Fire & Ice 2018

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MKRay
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this cruise on Discovery partly because we wanted to sample one of TUI's newer ships as they're finally retiring Marella Spirit later this year and because we wanted to visit Iceland. We had read numerous reviews about Discovery prior to the commencement of our trip and the seemingly general negativity of a fair number of those reviews concerned us. We are pleased to say that we ...
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Sail Date: July 2018


Fabulous First Cruise and learned to dance as well!

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boblevey
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

We chose this cruise as as our first ever because of its itinerary and price. The Baltic capitals trip was very enjoyable, well organised and delivered everything it promised. My wife and I simply walked around each stopping point (with the exception of St Petersburg) .... regular buses were provided and transfers from boat to city were smooth and painless. The St Petersburg excursion (Peterhof ...
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Sail Date: June 2018


Baltic Capital

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LizzyP
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise for its broad itinerary. Gothenburg, Tallinn, St Petersburg, Helsinki, Riga, Rostock (surprisingly excellent), Copenhagen & Oslo. And it was perfectly topped off with great weather. We did several excursions (all MARELLA'S), and loved them all except for the canal and city cruise in Copehagen which unfortunately was hampered by severe traffic congestion, so we didn't get the ...
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Sail Date: June 2018


Amazing Cruise

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David1690
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

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 fantastic time we had during our cruise, ship was terrific, dining was extensive you wanted it you can get it. Our best dining was at No:47, can't comment on the pay for dining as we ...
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Sail Date: June 2018


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