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Thomson Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews

Marella Cruises
Ship
Destination
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

75

Very Good

30

Average

10

Poor

17

Terrible

9

Cruise type

Family Cruises

217

Senior Cruises

181

Entertainment Cruises

165

Romantic Cruises

141

Repositioning Cruises

46

141 Thomson Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews


Pol12 avatar

Pol12

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Most amazing holiday - exceeded expectations

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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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johnmunro

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Poor conditions

Hi just back from a week on the Explorer the flight from Edinburgh was good Transfer was quick.When we got too our cabin the cabin had a bad spell reported too reception fixed straight away smell came back 2 days ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Misc Zoho

2 Reviews Written

6 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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Stpaulsdrive

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Mystery Tour.

We wanted to visit Dubai. The ship. The crew. The food. The entertainment all very good. It he itinerary had Beeb changed about a week before departure and we were not notified.we would finish in Oman. Then on our ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Donnydubster

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

Perfect

Hi all , first of all I am not a good writer . Me and my wife booked a late deal with tui , we have never been on a cruise before ! But recently we have talked a lot about going on a short trip to test the ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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weesyl

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

RUBY ANNIVERSARY DISAPPOINTMENT

Sadly where do I start . We had booked a deluxe cabin and to our shock we saw no deluxe at all, the windows were that bad we could hardly see out of them. The shower was that small with a shower curtain,not ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Tong1

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Tired Product

This was my first cruise. After being delayed by 2.5 hours with a Tui flight we joined the ship 30 minutes before departure. On boarding we made our own way to our room and after paying £48 for a specified cabin ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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TheWells

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Perfection

My wife and I chose this for our honeymoon. Having never cruised before we were apprehensive - there was no need for that. What a perfect holiday. Arrival at Naples was fine for us mid twenties couple, although ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Trebo66

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Fantastic First Cruise Cosmopolitan Classics

This was our first cruise and we decided on the Cosmopolitan Classics cruise around the Med. Flight and transition from airport to ship was very smooth and embarkation was fast for 12 noon time of day. Our cabin ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Steveclemo

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

First Ever Cruise and WOW!

We have now been back for a few days so thought it was time I got down to writing my final and overall review of our two week, first ever, cruise. First thing I want to say is that I would definitely recommend a ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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cruise loving Jane

2 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

Brilliant fun and value for money

Went on 4th cruise... chose Marella Explorer 2 for itinerary and port of Naples .... cruise and stay to encompass Sorrento and Amalfi Coast.. Travelled with friends to celebrate 30th wedding anniversaries. My ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Jillian2456

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Not the best for a honeymoon

My husband and I both choose this cruise a year and a half before our wedding as we wanted to get everything set in advanced. Additionally, we also booked the excursions online as soon as they became available. ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Davos Ram

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Couldn’t have asked for a better holiday.

As a first time cruiser, I was attracted to Marella’s package given it included not only food, but drinks also. I was initially nervous, having read mixed reviews online. The ship is fantastic. There’s loads ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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SueandAnthony

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

First cruise but not the last

We flew into Naples airport expecting the worse but were pleasantly surprised as we encountered no problems other than waiting 40mins for our luggage to come through.TUI staff were on hand to guide us onto the ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Mjcopey

6 Reviews Written

106 Helpful Votes

Fab cruise!

Loyal Marella customers. This was our second cruise on this ship. It has definitely improved since our last voyage on her - you can tell that the team have settled in and the snagging issues from earlier this year ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Paulineandtony

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


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Pepperdine1867

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Adriatic Discovery Cruise - Simply Amazing

We wanted to visit Slovenia, Croatia, Montenegro that is why we chose this cruise. We were over the moon with the ship, it is stunning, the entertainment is outstanding, I would have paid to see these shows. ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Chrismolly

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Marella D2 Fantastic

We have just returned from a fabulous 7 days. The whole thing was fabulous. A clean and lovely ship. The staff are excellent can’t do enough for you. Cheerful friendly and helpful. Our room was well looked after ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Clifford tuttle

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

Great first cruise

My wife and I have just returned from a cruise and stay package with Marella, staying firstly at the wonderful conca park hotel in Sorrento then onto the Explorer 2. Given it was our first cruise, We obviously ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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john4444daniel

2 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Poor start for a new ship to the fleet

As a National Customer Account Manger of one of the UK leading holiday companies and having now complete 15 Marella cruises I like to give an honest rounded option on the experience. Whilst this isn't a new ship ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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cruisevirgin66

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Great cruise, with a few niggles

We choose this cruise for the itinerary and dates we are available to travel. The cruise sailed from Muscat, taking in a short visit to Salalah, Oman, then up to Jordan for 3 days/2 nights in Aqaba, for Petra, the ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Stansfield

2 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

TOP CLASS CRUISE

This is only our fourth cruise and we wanted a cruise that visited interesting places in the Mediterranean and was only a short flight from home. Mornings and evenings were cool but temperatures in the day around ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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stevezodiac

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Poor cruise and value for money

This was by far the most disappointing TUI cruise I have been on for the following reasons: 1. The air conditioning was not working for the first 5 days and our cabin was stifling hot which made it impossible to ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Mickmasterson

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Great adult only cruise

We choose the cruise because it was adult only. The food was fantastic latitude 53 and vista where with the fully inclusive package. Both waiter service the service and food where excellent top grade good choice ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Purple tattyteddy

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

25th wedding anniversary cruise and 1st time on a cruise

We"d never done a cruise before and wanted to do something special for our silver wedding anniversary so we decided to book a cruise around the Caribbean. We also booked to renew our wedding vows and we'd just like ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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