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Marella Europe Cruise Reviews

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Review for Marella Explorer to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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tucksash
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

This cruise was chosen primarily based upon destinations. None of these disappointed. Embarkation: We had to take a covid test prior to embarkation (greek rules). The previous evening we had to take a chronomics covid test which we paid for (why - no one asked about it). We had a water leak on our cabin on second night. Initially response was very poor. When day staff came on we were ...
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Sail Date: May 2022


Cruising the Canaries the best post Covid medicine

Review for Marella Explorer to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Si-Net C
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

Like many the chance to get away cruising again post Covid was too good to miss. The aggressive pricing by Marella in the run up to Christmas 2021 made the risk of cruising much more attractive, despite the social media threads indicating you were destined for a quarantine hotel. We have sailed on the Marella Explorer before and new it was a safe, friendly and fun ship. Here are a few pointers ...
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Sail Date: February 2022


Excellent trip

Review for Marella Explorer to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Mr joker
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We travelled on Explorer just before the first lock down, and would have rebooked that summer if covid hadn’t hit. So in September, when things looked as if covid was under control, we booked a re run of our 2020 trip, and boy we weren’t disappointed in any area. Flight, embarkation and cabin were superb. The staff from the moment we were on the ship couldn’t do enough to make your holiday the ...
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Sail Date: January 2022


Cheap last minute

Review for Marella Explorer 2 to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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tillytiah01
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

Cheap cruise with flights all inclusive- free suite upgrade as booked room not available Room - Large balcony two loungers table and two chairs. Birmingham to Malaga flight/ visited palma/Barcelona/Valencia/cartegena/ Gibraltar car parking at terminal/ insurance all inclusive with junior balcony suite all in under £800 each Cruise ship charged £15 each to go into palma and Valencia 4 ...
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Sail Date: November 2021


Strange Times Crusing

Review for Marella Explorer to Baltic Sea

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Mogcruiser
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Firstly, thank you Marella for making a difficult cruise very pleasant. We booked this cruise when it was first advertised months ago thinking there was a good chance that it would be cancelled......it wasn't and we arrived at Southampton on the 10th September, with some exitement but fulll of intrepidation and expectance of difficulties from Covid 19 new proceedures. We had pre booked a ...
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Sail Date: September 2021


Great to be back at sea

Review for Marella Explorer to Baltic Sea

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jtango
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

First real opportunity to cruse since the pandemic started and Marella have always been a good company to cruise with. Firstly it was nice to board a Marella ship at a southern British port (it would be nice if this could become a regular thing!!) The procedure for boarding the ship was very well organised from arriving at the port to boarding the ship. Once on board the ship you could ...
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Sail Date: August 2021


First time with Marella

Review for Marella Explorer 2 to Baltic Sea

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tap6699
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We haven’t been on cruise for a few years now and thought it would be good to get away without having to fly. We chose this cruise as it was adults only, all inclusive and reasonably priced. We also wanted to try Marella as we have heard good things, usual comment was ships are a bit older but service and food really good. The reduced capacity meant that it never felt crowded and relatively ...
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Sail Date: August 2021


Horrible music almost everywhere

Review for Marella Explorer 2 to Baltic Sea

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Joan 2333
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

Second cruise with Tui Marella but first as a solo. Met some lovely people as 2 solo reps. Hard to find a quiet spot except in my cabin as background music everywhere and usually of some screeching woman. Asked them to turn off but staff couldn't. Not at all relaxing. Terrible smell from drains or kitchen near dining rooms. Perhaps due to age of ship. Everywhere spotless clean and sanitisers ...
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Sail Date: August 2021


Excellent value for money , good ship and staff.

Review for Marella Explorer 2 to Baltic Sea

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paulatsea
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

First holiday after lockdown ! Online check in etc was very good and easy to use. Good website and on board app. Embarkation including testing was excellent - fast and efficient. All inclusive holiday with a great selection of drinks . Adults only !!! Very important for us. Excellent friendly service all round. About 1/2 full ship so lots of room , easy to get served and ...
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Sail Date: July 2021


Marella Explorer 2, back into service, ‘Weekend Escape’ from Newcastle

Review for Marella Explorer 2 to Europe - British Isles & Western

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peteukmcr
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We were kindly invited to join a friend (who I had worked with for 4 months on an NHS Test & Trace mobile testing unit) and her partner on this 2-night sailing as they wanted to try it to see if they would like cruising. Obviously, they were conscious that with all the current COVID-19 protocols in place, this sailing would not be like any ‘normal’ cruise, but hopefully it would give them a good ...
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Sail Date: July 2021


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