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Palma de Mallorca (Majorca) to Europe Thomson Marella Explorer Cruise Reviews

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1-10 of 62 Palma de Mallorca (Majorca) to Europe Thomson Marella Explorer Cruise Reviews


Tramps at sea

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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

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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


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


Almost a great cruise

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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


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


A very charming ship

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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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Great ship, lovely holiday!

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dronnygirl
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Really liked the Explorer. The moment we stepped on the ship we could see that the carpets and upholstery were all new. Everything was in immaculate condition. We had a large balcony cabin on deck 10. The room was quite small, IMO it would have been better for the balcony to be a bit smaller and the cabin a bit larger. The balcony had 2 chairs, a table, a lounger and a hammock. The cabin was ...
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Sail Date: September 2018


Magic of Spain

Review for Marella Explorer to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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jono mono
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

Choose this cruise as flying time to Majorca is ok. Weather was excellent through out the 7 days.As usual the crew were excellent . Food is always subjective !!,but I thought it was just average in the MDR,some nice meals some not so nice,choices poor as well,servings were poor as well.MARELLA !! TAKE NOTE it,s hardly AI if you got to pay for the ice cream on deck 11,Breakfast was very ...
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Sail Date: September 2018


First timers, things I wish I’d known and other comments

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Glnpif69
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

Our first cruise was chosen as our honeymoon. Embarkation went smoothly and our hold luggage didn’t take long to follow us to our rooms. Had read other reviews just before departing and made sure swimming essentials were packed in hand luggage, but as it so happens didn’t need them. First thing to point out is that only British money is needed on board. You can pay for any extras one of ...
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Sail Date: September 2018


EXCELLENT FIRST EXPERIENCE WITH MARELLA/THOMSONS

Review for Marella Explorer to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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ALLAN99
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We had heard a lot of positive feedback about Thomson cruises in the past and thought we would try them now that they are updating their fleet. Having used various cruise lines in the past, it exceeded our expectations in comparison. The whole experience on board was positive, however we feel that the excursions we booked could have been better. The food was very good and there was an ...
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Sail Date: September 2018


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