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Tenerife Family Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
Destination
Tenerife

Traveler rating

Excellent

20

Very Good

15

Average

16

Poor

9

Terrible

12

Cruise type

Family Cruises

73

Senior Cruises

64

Spring Break Cruises

37

Entertainment Cruises

28

Romantic Cruises

26

73 Tenerife Family Cruises Cruise Reviews


jody2569 avatar

jody2569

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Pretty average

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We had been looking forward to this cruise since the day we booked it, and we have mad the most of it, a week in the sun is valuable time. However we probably won’t be booking another cruise with Tui, for us they ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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TheFatFryer

3 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

Spoiled by a tiny food budget

We wanted a cruise at short notice. Somewhere warm. Or even warmish. Our only option was this Mariella cruise around the Canary Islands. I must say it was cheap. Therefore we made a number of assumptions, only ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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mcfccruiser

4 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Surprisingly good

Well having sailed with Thompson on the Thompson Spirit (which was falling to peices) this was a pleasant surprise. The ship isn't new but they have obviously invested a lot of money refitting the ship. Everywhere ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Taffkar

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Never again

I’ve been on it before, not so cheap and cheerful, this time the quality of the food and entertainment has seriously gone down, I’m a vegetarian, last time the food was good, a nice variety of dishes, this time ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Susanford69

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Wonderful staff

Just back from an enjoyable week on the Zenith. The staff on this ship make the experience very enjoyable. Smallest ship we have been on, but that made it all the more friendly as bumping into the same people ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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traveltrev

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Hospital Bay pretty good for dealing with food poisoning !

We have only been on three previous cruises, all on small ships with quite personal service so this one at 1,500 passengers was big for us ! Our ports of call in the Canaries and Madeira were all fascinating, we ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Stansfield

2 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

SUPERB CRUISE

We are fairly recent cruisers and wanted a winter sun break and booked this cruise in January on line. The weather was superb and we were told by the crew the best they have had for several years. We flew from East ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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didgyc

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

First time with Marella

We are quite experienced cruisers now, but never with Marella and if im honest I was a bit dubious given some of the reviews, but we were very pleasantly surprised. Yes the boat and decor is getting a bit tired in ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Suepersuey

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Budget cruise so go with low expectations.

Having read previous reviews I was very concerned about our holiday. Embarkation was excellent and the ship is extremely clean and the staff are amazing. Reception staff less so - unhelpful when we complained about ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Jillnich

1 Review Written

First time on a cruise; not too keen overall.

Went with my mum and sister; chosen by my mum as she had not been to the Canary Islands before. Places included Tenerife, Gran Canaria, La Palma, Madeira, Morocco and Lanzarote. The most positive part were the ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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stubarb50

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Great value

Read so many negative comments about the boat. Don't believe everything you read. Crew and staff 10/10 could not fault anyone Food 10/10 there was always something you could choose from. There was plenty ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Prosecco princess

1 Review Written

Staff and food first class

We chose this particular ship as we had sailed previously with Thompson on the Dream. We were not disappointed as all the staff from bar to cabin stewards were amazing. A few special mentions to Glenny, Kumar and ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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MarkPenang

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Great value cruise on an older smaller ship.

I had read a few recent good reviews and also some pretty bad ones. I booked the cruise to meet and celebrate my brother's 50th birthday. Booked well in advance through Vacations to go. I got great service from ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Aqua Viola

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Very good food, very good resorts, good atmosphere

Having read other reviews, i was expecting a downmarket experience with good, if that, food. Having experienced it, I have quite a different reaction. The food was very good, English food (e.g. a full English or ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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darknightsdespiser

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Slightly better than expected!

For context, we are Princess people and have also cruised with P and O and NCL. Chose this cruise due to itinerary, date and regional flight. Knew it would not be as special as Princess and so it turned out but ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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Mikeybel

4 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

Excellent Cruise but really for adults

Before you go thinking we have just returned from the best Cruise Ship in the World, think again. Those of us who leave reviews have either had a bad experience or had a great time and in reading this remember ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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MAKH

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Not sure if worth the money

The ship is old but clean, and it wasn’t Pullmantur’s fault that the weather was bad and the seas rough, at least reception gave out free sea sickness pills. The cabin was large, and the beds comfortable and ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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Broadgreen

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Christmas Cruise 2017

This was our first time we had been away for christmas, the canary islands and was also our first cruise. I travelled with my wife and 2 children ( in their twenties ). We had looked at the reviews beforehand and ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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pasty108

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Marella Dream, NO NIGHTMARE

This is the worst cruise we have ever had in all our days of cruising. The first 2 nights our room thermostat was broken and it was freezing, when it was fixed it went the other way and was really hot, finally a ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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Caferoys

2 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

Christmas round the Canaries

What a way to spend Christmas. My friends and I all arrived in Tenerife to spend the festive time on board Pullmantur Horizon and journeying around lovely hot Canary Islands. All aboard on the 21st December 2017 ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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No more TUI cruiser

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Poor customer service on Discovery 2, there is better out there for the money

Holiday Review of Thompson (TUI) Marella Discovery 2 Canary islands for one week from 20th October 2017 taken to celebrate our 32nd wedding anniversary We do not normally write reviews and would not have done ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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lcrazydaisy

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Hooked

As a first time cruiser I didn't know what to expect..This was the best holiday that I have had. We went all inclusive and as I drink Smirnoff, this was on the drinks package, you can upgrade to premium, but I ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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815carol

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Fabulous cruise

Have just returned from 7 night holiday on the Marcella dream...once arriving in Tenerife embarkation was simple..plane to coach...coach to ship,staff waiting on board to take you straight to your cabin...allow ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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Sussiwe

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Cruise

We were disappointed with the marella dream ship it was our 3rd time going on the ship we found standards had dropped the ship is tired. The food was mediocre sometimes cold and the menu limited. The show team were ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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SoozieSunflower

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Wouldn't Rush To Book Another Marella Cruise

This was our first cruise, so not sure what to expect, and obviously nothing to compare with, so these are just our personal thoughts . . . . . Our Junior Suite (8078) was really lovely - see below review ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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