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Marella Europe - Eastern Mediterranean Cruise Reviews

The huge queue for disembarcation
Junior Suit Cabin
Pool deck, impossible to gey a sun lounger
Dubrovnik
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Awful....just Awful

Review for Marella Explorer 2 to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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ncooper
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

ARRIVAL & EMBARKATION Smooth & efficient..luggage takes care of from Airport to Cabin 9/10 Cabin acceptable..rather basic, but plenty of drawer space Sink in bathroom was cracked. Fixtures & fittings showing signs of wear 7/10 FOOD & DRINK LA VISTA (Italian restaurant) DINNER 3/10 Starters Caprese Salad….small portion…but ok Pate – a small tasteless ...
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Sail Date: October 2022


Fabulous Itinerary, Dining disaster

Review for Marella Explorer 2 to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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Ali43
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

A third cruise with Marella, but probably our last. We enjoyed all of the ports of call, Split, Trieste, Ancona, San Marino and Zadar. Usual procedure to board the ship, probably slightly longer due to covid and brexit but once on board were greeted by friendly ,helpful crew. Cabin, outside on deck 9 was beautifully clean and the crew who serviced it twice a day were friendly, cheerful and a ...
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Sail Date: September 2022


Very Disappointed, never again.

Review for Marella Explorer to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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Larrydavid777
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

Chose this Adriatic cruise as tge highlight was Venice which was subsequently cancelled as could not dock there - we were told this after forking out thousands of pounds) You could choose to travel for 6 hours plus to get there in a day but we chose not to. Eve entertainment was okay but all other was appalling. Dirty plastic glasses everywhere, food just okay. Service was abmissal and covid ...
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Sail Date: September 2022


Disappointing

Review for Marella Explorer 2 to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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Caterina54
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

We are criusers and mid sixties, and since covid we cruised twice with explorer 2 and once with discovery but this last one was quite poor. Bread was stale on the great musical afternoon tea, at breakfast and basically all round. The tapas gave us a dippy tummy, the Drinks were seriously watered down and cocktails tasted nothing like the real thing Not worthed paying for the ...
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Sail Date: September 2022


Poor beyond words - Waste of £2550 !!

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daviesb1256
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this cruise lines because prior to Covid in 2019 we went to the Western Caribbean and had an excellent time and expected the same standard this time round - not so - very poor in every aspect - definitely dumbing down.. Shows were poor; Food was adequate - nothing special'/ drinks were poor beyond words - watered down - trips were too expensive and everything had been paired back ...
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Sail Date: August 2022


Butlins at sea

Review for Marella Explorer to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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ralphmjr
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We have never explored the Eastern Med/Adriatic and were looking forward to seeing new countires and enjoying cruising as we have experienced cruising before.The airports going and returning were manic,queues /delays and yet more queues.The Marella Explorer, crew and staff were excellent,but the ship was tired looking.On arrival to our cabin there were stains on the settee the bed was lumpy and ...
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Sail Date: August 2022


Honest Appraisal from Experienced Cruisers

Review for Marella Explorer 2 to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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Daveyl778
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We have been on all of the Marella ships at least once, however this was our first post Covid cruise. We did expect to see changes, and I have taken that into account when considering what to write. We are non drinkers, but do enjoy the food and entertainment that the ships usually offer. Going out was straightforward as usual, however it takes longer at Dubrovnik due to having to go through ...
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Sail Date: August 2022


Never again

Review for Marella Explorer to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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maynich
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This cruise was a birthday present for our granddaughter. She chose this because it went to all the places she wanted to visit. This is our 26th cruise and have experienced many cruise lines but would not cruise Marella again. Butlins at sea it certainly was. Tui flights there and back were a nightmare, we flew from Leeds Bradford and noticed other companies were not having delays and baggage ...
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Sail Date: July 2022


There is much they do very well

Review for Marella Explorer 2 to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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malted muse
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise based on locations and cost alongside of timing - we were in need of a getaway. We had been on this ship a while ago, for similar reasons, and had a good idea what to expect. I like sea days and there were few of them but, on reflection that was probably for the best. To start off there is one thing that they do very well and that is getting there and back. The link up ...
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Sail Date: July 2022


Very Disappointing

Review for Marella Explorer to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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Noreen1961
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary and we had two amazing cruises on marella discovery pre COVID. One of the things we loved on discovery was the amazing shows in the theatre every evening, the "shows" on Explorer were dismal, every night there was six very average singers attempting to put on a show on an empty stage. People were leaving the theatre every night, it was embarrassing ...
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Sail Date: July 2022


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