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Marella Cruises
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Caribbean
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88

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712 Thomson Caribbean Cruise Reviews


Bajpole avatar

Bajpole

2 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

This cruise had my name written on it

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We chose this cruise because it departed from Barbados on February 16th and my birthday was the next day. My husband and I normally cruise in November and March but this year because it was my 65th birthday we ...
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Sail Date February 2020


Pol12 avatar

Pol12

1 Review Written

Most amazing holiday - exceeded expectations

Being first time cruisers my partner and myself decided to go with TUI due to the all inclusive option to give us peace of mind and the excellent value for money!. We travelled to Barbados where we embarked the ship ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Titch72

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Brilliant Crew

Picked cruise for the places it was visiting and price i.e. Caribbean then on to Europe. Unfortunately the cruise was cut short in Antigua due to coronaviras. We spent 11 days at sea due to this but wasn't bored had ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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Stpaulsdrive

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Poor service and food. Ports of call not good choice

Poor food. Poor service. Poor entertainment . Ship not as good as others in Marella Fleet. Not enough staff on bars. Waiters stood around chatting. Waiters telling me it isn't my job to serve on this area. It's ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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QBDAVE1

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Good Value

First our Profile Canadian...57 and 67 years old/regular cruisers (15 cruises between Carnival, RC, NCL and Celebrity in the last 10 years)…. first time Marella Room - Excellent well serviced/clean 7th floor ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Quintiles

5 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Very friendly ship

Flew Glasgow to Montego Bay. Arrived on the ship with no problems. Booked a balcony cabin allocated 6154, sorry to say there was an electricity substation behind a door adjacent to our cabin. The noise was 24/7 so ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Stockport cruiser

4 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

A ship that suits us

We have been regular cruisers for a few years now, and have sailed with most of the big operators. We are recent converts to Marella and have just enjoyed a two week trip on the Caribbean on the Discovery 2. We ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Callumj28

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Little old ship but still very good

I booked two weeks on the Marella Celebration last minute after our original plans fell through. I've cruised before, though never Marella and never on a ship as old or small as the Celebration and after reading ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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ginntonix

5 Reviews Written

32 Helpful Votes

Fabulous time in the Caribbean.

Chose this 2 week cruise for the itinerary - 12 islands with only 1 sea day. Flew Gatwick - Barbados quick transfer & luggage delivered straight to cabin. Have sales on other Marella ships but first time on ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Sue widger

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Ship very poor

I chose this cruise as I was assured by the local Tui agent that as it had recently undergone a re-fit it was disability friendly as my husband has a walking difficulty. The flight out to Barbados was lovely no ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Misc Zoho

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Fabulous Hogmanay

We spent the 2 weeks around New Year on this ship and were very impressed. They did a great job of the Hogmanay Party one of the best I have been to. Great Night. We will be back! Staff on the ship are 5*. I ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Mary Kathryn

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great itinerary, average ship

We booked this cruise last minute via Sunwing Vacations in Canada, primarily for the itinerary - especially the 2 day stop in Havana Cuba. As well, the very good price for the cruise included flight, taxes, ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Misc Zoho

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Fabulous Hogmanay

We spent the 2 weeks around New Year on this ship and were very impressed. They did a great job of the Hogmanay Party one of the best I have been to. Great Night. We will be back! Staff on the ship are 5*. I ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Brian72813

2 Reviews Written

38 Helpful Votes

Drinking contest at sea

We are very experienced cruisers aged 67 and 68, this being our 31st cruise, however it was our first with Marella.We picked this cruise for the itinerary and strangely enough the extended port times. We came aboard ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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davidmorey

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Very relaxing with fantastic views

Our First cruise since 2012 and we chose to have it at Christmas was perhaps the best one, as this ship was not too big to get around and we docked at most ports very close to the Caribbean island's terminals. ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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CovCCFC

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Discovery 2

Sailed from Barbados Dec 22nd for a 2 week cruise in an inside cabin, we traveled as a couple in our early 60s, we have cruised before in Feb2019 in the Caribbean on Marella Explorer for 1 week and booked again due ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Brizzle

2 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Fantastic cruise. Can't fault anything.

Have just returned from two weeks cruise in the Caribbean. TUI flights were excellent with free drinks, meals and in-flight entertainment. Transfer to ship was easy - straight from the plane. Didn't see our ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Hogiabach

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Back to Back Christmas cruises

This was a Christmas present to us both, with the interesting places being visited. We'd never been away for Christmas before. Tui Dreamliner flights are excellent and we treated ourselves to Premier class - very ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Georgieboy65

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

New Year Cruise

Opted for this cruise because it sounded such good value and we were not disappointed! Whole trip was a total success! Plenty to do, eat visit. Very relaxed atmosphere throughout the ship. Entertainment was very ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Rebecca_p85

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Excellent holiday go celebrate new year

After encouragement from myParents that Marella cruises were not just for the over 50’s- I booked for me and my husband (both in early thirties) to celebrate new year in the Caribbean. Embarkation was ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Batchelors

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Caribbean Christmas

We chose Marella as we have now been on all the Marella ships and this particular cruise was around the Eastern Caribbean. Our TUI Dreamliner flight to/from Barbados was good and as before on a long flight we ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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seatman

3 Reviews Written

22 Helpful Votes

First adult only cruise

we like to try different ships as deja vu sets in very quickly as we have found out. Ships staff excellent with a helpful attitude in all areas and kept the ship very clean. Food good in all locations especially ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Teelav

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Christmas Cruise

Just come back from a christmas cruise. The ship was only refurbed in May 2019 and the communal areas show this. They are very tastefully decorated. There are lots of bars and restaurants to choose from on the ship. ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Zara14

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Disappointing

Cruise staff onboard did all they could to please customers. Ship and cabin in need of updating, but fine. Landed in Montego Bay and eventually arrived with luggage in cabin 4 hours later! We were kept standing ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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daicruise

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Tui needs to sort some things out

I would like to have given this cruise a higher rating but there are some matters that need to be addressed mainly which occurred before and after the cruise. When you book this cruise TUI advise that you download ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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