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Palma de Mallorca (Majorca) Thomson Marella Explorer Cruise Reviews

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Great experience - booked another.

Review for Marella Explorer to Caribbean - Eastern

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B00222978
First Time Cruiser • Age 20s

We chose this cruise for our honeymoon as it started in the Mediterranean and sailed across the Atlantic to the Caribbean. Can honestly say it was the best holiday of my life, however it was my first ever cruise so I have nothing to compare it to. We had an inside cabin on deck 4 which was quite small but I wasn't expecting any larger and we barely spent any time in the room anyway. The cabin ...
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Sail Date: October 2018


Diminishing entertainment on Marella ships

Review for Marella Explorer to Caribbean - All

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Jimbo1952
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

The ship as a whole is good, plenty of bars to visit, but my main concern with all the Marella ships that they have acquired in the past few years is the entertainment. The standard is very poor, this year was the worst it has been. their specialty acts they brought on for the duration of the Atlantic ocean was to be honest DIRE. I have seen better acts on my local social club, a tribute Take That ...
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Sail Date: October 2018


Hopelessly inefficent

Review for Marella Explorer to Transatlantic

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Cliftonhill
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

I booked this cruise back in December 2017. Having travelled on Tui Discovery2 in June and had a magnificent time, I persuaded my friends and son and partner to come on the Transatlantic voyage. The new Explorer is not a patch on Discovery 2 on many accounts and I feel you all need to know. The Market Place restaurant is typically a Spanish Hotel's 3 star Buffet junction - deplorable without ...
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Sail Date: October 2018


Excellent Value for Money and a really caring cruise line

Review for Marella Explorer to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Llanfairpg
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Wanted to go to different places in the Western Med (as been to all the main sites). Embarkation was excellent all the way from off the plane to arriving at our cabin (comments on cabin below). Everything was easy and smooth. There was only one person trying to sell extras as we embarked (premium drinks), which was also nice and the photographers weren't pushy either. We didn't need the extra ...
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Sail Date: October 2018


Tramps at sea

Review for Marella Explorer to Mediterranean

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Bozaboy
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Having cruised with Thomson (Marella) a few times we decided to try one of the new additions to the fleet and the ship itself is very nice at first glance and is well laid out. The market place buffet is typical of modern cruise buffets areas quite a good choice of foods but badly laid out causing a lot of queuing problems especially at peak breakfast times. The resteraunt is a different problem ...
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Sail Date: October 2018


EXCELLENT CRUISE BUT CHECK YOUR STATEMENT AND BANK ACCOUNT

Review for Marella Explorer to Mediterranean

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swatty07
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

We had a fantastic time on this cruise. Our balcony cabin on deck 9 was spacious and had plenty of wardrobe and drawer space. We upgraded to the premium drinks package which was an extra £50 and although not necessary you can then have special cocktails, gins etc and your soft drinks are cans also 1.5 litres of water in your cabin every day. You can also have a lovely coffee in the Coffee Port ...
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Sail Date: October 2018


Palma to the Caribbean

Review for Marella Explorer to Transatlantic

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Weboos2
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

This was our 2nd Marella cruise on one of their newer ships, having been on Discovery 2 in March. This was our first experience of a transatlantic crossing. Flights from Manchester to Palma were uneventful, however we arrived in pouring rain, thunder and lightening. Quick transfer from airport to port and easy embarkation process and we were soon on board and able to access our cabin ...
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Sail Date: October 2018


Almost a great cruise

Review for Marella Explorer to Mediterranean

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Nicsteve
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We have cruised on just about all the mainstream cruise lines With our favourite as a couple being celebrity and a group Royal Caribbean. Had never considered Marella due to the old age and small size of the ships. Having been on the explorer when it was the galaxy and with flights from Norwich we thought it was time to give it a try. We were a group of 8 and I was very anxious having ...
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Sail Date: October 2018


A very charming ship

Review for Marella Explorer to Mediterranean

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zhahadhum
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

This was a great itinerary on a really charming ship. The ship is big enough to offer almost anything, yet small enough to feel familiar and intimate. The Explorer war recently refurbished and previously enjoyed a very popular career as "Mein Schiff 1". As Germans we were probably from a somewhat unusual customer group for Marellla, as they specifically cater for the UK market and almost any ...
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Sail Date: October 2018

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First Time with Marella - Very Impressed!

Review for Marella Explorer to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Emmandjay
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

Have previously only cruised with Celebrity and P&O, but we fancied a short break in the sunshine at the last moment and this cruise fitted the bill. We've taken several TUI package holidays to the Canaries so we knew we were happy to go with them. Booking was straightforward, apart from having to phone to find out which cabins were available, as we like to choose where on the ship we'll ...
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Sail Date: October 2018


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