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Marella Cruises
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15 Thomson Group and Theme Cruises Cruise Reviews

Pol12 avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

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

Paulineandtony avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Aegean sea

Staff food cabins shows everything exceeded my expectations all the places we visited were amazing cudnt have asked for more will def do it again loved every minute the entertainment was fantastic the food was ...
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Sail Date July 2019

eileenpepper avatar


1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Good cabin and service; poor TUI information and inward flight

We chose this cruise because of its interesting itinerary which proved to be so - the colour, congestion of Indian cities and the opulence of the Gulf States. The cabin (outside) was spacious, with a large ...
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Sail Date April 2019

908Gail avatar


1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Cruise

My sister from Canada invited me to go on this Cruise with her friends. The ship was extremely clean. The Shows were awesome. There were many other activities including golf and rock climbing. Every night we enjoyed ...
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Sail Date January 2019

Mel.B avatar


1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes


Our group of 6 adults cruised the iconic isles cruise it was fantastic from start to finish apart from two nights of rough seas that prevented us docking in Zante but instead we docked in katakolon which was ...
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Sail Date September 2018

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3 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Tui have done it again!

We have just returned from a fabulous 14 day Mediterranean Cruise on Marella Explorer – our 10th cruise and second with Tui Marella. The crew were welcoming and hospitable from the Captain to the young man from ...
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Sail Date July 2018

DanielleLH avatar


1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Marella Cruises are the way forward!

Where do I even begin, This year I was fortunate enough to experience the best holiday imaginable. I booked my holiday through TUI for a two week carirbean cruise on the Marella Discovery 2. This was my first ...
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Sail Date February 2018

Calmseas007 avatar


2 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Standards and service slipping

Trusted Thomson..... Having been on approx 12 cruises under the Thomson flag, starting many years ago with the good old Topaz. Have sailed on other ships, Royal Caribbean, Princess, Cunard, but Thomsons have ...
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Sail Date September 2017

LinzMacG avatar


1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

I want to go BACK! XXXXX

This was my second cruise with Thomson, first the Dream 5 years ago and I took some persuading to go on this and I really did not want to leave the ship! Got to the ship at about 11.30am, embarkation was smooth ...
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Sail Date October 2017

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1 Review Written

83 Helpful Votes


Im a bit of a cruise veteran with over 130 cruises since 1986! However 130 of the cruises was as catering staff on the superb liner the Cunard QE2 (late 1980s) and only 2 recently as a passenger! Last year summer ...
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Sail Date August 2017

pgibbons avatar


1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Caribbean Cruise

Just returned back monday 27th March 2017after a splendid two weeks cruise around the caribbean. Ship was faultless in our opinion and Food and drink was amazing especially for an all inclussive deal. The two Ala ...
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Sail Date March 2017

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Pompey Chimes

1 Review Written

52 Helpful Votes

Tui Discovery Cosmopolitan Classics Cruise

Just returned, 24/09/16 to 01/10/16 from our Mediterranean cruise aboard 'Tui Discovery', Thomson's latest cruise liner acquisition, flew to Palma De Mallorca, where we embarked our ship, embarkation was fairly ...
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Sail Date September 2016

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Iain Don

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Smelly dated ship

We had been on the Marella Discovery before and even cruises on the sister ship Marella Discovery 2 last year. We decided to go on another cruise with my Parents and my Brother and Siater-in-law for my Parents 50th ...
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Sail Date October 2019

Chrishague avatar


1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

A great cruise. But could be better.

I really enjoyed my cruise on Marella Explorer. The ship is slightly bigger than the Discovery, which I have also sailed on. The only negative was the 'sail away' party and the first two theatre shows, which ...
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Sail Date September 2018

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Billy black bob

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes


First time cruising and we both loved it from day one the party atmosphere when we set off was really good we knew then we were in for a good time as the second day came around the crew were so polite and helpful. ...
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Sail Date September 2018

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