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49 Asia Marella Discovery Asia Cruise Reviews


boblevey avatar

boblevey

6 Reviews Written

46 Helpful Votes

Great Adventure!

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We chose this cruise on Valentine's Day when we found an amazing price on line. Flying from Manchester was quite smooth but our disembarkation in Thailand was so slow and frustrating. Once at the ship our check-in ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Ralphy669

2 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Trip of a Lifetime!

My wife & I booked this trip at the last minute and can honestly say "WOW!" Although we had to miss Cambodia due to the virus situation we were blessed to have an overnight stay in Vietnam which turned out ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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GILLYB4

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

A sloppy pub at sea.

We were celebrating Birthdays & Special Anniversary. The itinerary included Koi Samui and Cambodia and was the right dates. Firstly, we have been on many cruises over the years, most higher class but always ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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migr110875

1 Review Written

33 Helpful Votes

Slow boat around Asia - 2nd fire on transformer

I don't normally write a review post holiday but felt on this occasion it was necessary, to help inform potential customers and for Tui to use for continuous improvement. We embarked on christmas day and found ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Skull Master

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Disappointing

We went on the Enchanting Far East cruise on the Marella Discovery in December 2019. The cruise got off to a bad start when we fell victim to a somewhat desperate money-grabbing trick. Even though we went online to ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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abutler70

7 Reviews Written

41 Helpful Votes

Nice Itinerary

We boarded in Muscat and chose this cruise for the itinerary stopping at Mumbai, Goa, Mangalore, Cochin, Sri Lanka, Sabang & Phuket. We knew most of the ports. There wasn't lots to do in Mangalore or Sabang but ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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rosevew

1 Review Written

22 Helpful Votes

It was a Mystery Tour, rather than an Arabian Adventure

The itinerary was changed 3 weeks before we sailed and we were given the option to cancel. However, having made a variety of arrangements (hotels. car park, house-sitters) we decided to stick with it and accept the ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Fadgie

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Ok...ish

Delayed in Manchester for 3 hours as Langkawi had a military air display.. TUI only had 2 years notice of this so why did they arrange flights for this day?? Arrived after a good flight Premium Economy on the ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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alan2029

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Nothing new, Same menus, same shows and entertainment.

This was our 4th cruise with Tui/Marella. twice on the Dream and twice on Discovery. This being our 4th year in a row, we were hoping for something different. We were very disappointed to find that the food menu ...
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Sail Date March 2019


A Tank avatar

A Tank

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Surprisingly disappointed

Landed in Malaysia, then cruised to the Andaman Islands , Sri Lanka and then the West Coast of India finishing in Dubai. Andaman Islands .. the organised trip we did was terrible , not a good start , all we saw ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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BERWICK100

2 Reviews Written

29 Helpful Votes

Absolutely top notch!

We have cruised with Marella in the past and already had great cruises but this one surpassed all expectations. Asia was a new itinerary for Marella this year, I had visited all of the destinations many moons ago ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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cuisign

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Good Cruise but.............

i was waiting to see if Thomson (TUI) were going to cruise Asia as they haven't in the past and we've always wanted to go in that direction. I will not comment about the ship as others have provided more than ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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patriciac

2 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Excellent Holiday

We chose this Cruise as it was out of our comfort zone and was for our Golden Wedding. We had a fantastic holiday The Ship was very good, bit tired in places but in general very nice. Main problem encountered ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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ilstonio

3 Reviews Written

85 Helpful Votes

Enchanting Enchanting Far East

Have reviewed Disco before and we love it, so will concentrate on ports and trips. It’s fair to say that in some of the Ports a DIY job is not really an option as they’re as big as a city. In other places the ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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ginntonix

5 Reviews Written

33 Helpful Votes

Great itinerary

Have been on Marella ( formerly Thomson) Cruises before and this one appealed as it was a new itinerary with some great places. Flight was long but good, arrived on time and apart from a queue at airport ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Stuarthoy

1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes

Ship Fantastic but ship's excursions very weak to some places.

We chose this cruise with Marella Discovery because we wanted to visit the places on offer. ( Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia, Singapore). We also booked some of the excursions before with Tui because we ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Cristaltips

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

First Marella, first Asia

Having cruised many times, mainly with P&O, we thought we’d give Marella a try as it was going to places we hadn’t been to before. Accommodation We had a balcony cabin on Deck 7 which had loads of storage ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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RickScraptoft

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Colours Of the Far East

We booked a late deal with Tui to go on The Colours of the Far East Cruise from Gatwick on 6th February. The fact that it was on the Marrella Discovery attracted us because it was all-inclusive and we went on this ...
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Sail Date February 2019


MariaJane avatar

MariaJane

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Enchanting and not so Enchanting! - Enchanting Far East 1

This was our 8th Cruise, our first with Marella. Previously we have cruised with RC, P&O and MSC. We had previously sailed on Discovery 10 years ago when it was Royal Caribbean - Splendour of the Seas so we knew ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Jimmywayhay

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Good the bad and the boring !

Change of itinerary! A two hour delay leaving Manchester , flight ok tho , apart from a medical emergency,which had a happy ending . Reasonable drinks service , but the food left a lot to be desired , the ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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gramwold

2 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

Great asia cruise

fantastic cruise to the far east with marella discovery. we cant fault it in any way. the food in all areas was very good. the all inclusive booze was also very good as was all the staff who served it a ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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dwhit401

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Fantastic destinations on our 14 day Marella cruise

Check in took place on the ship in the Squid and Anchor, it was ok, there was a lot of people checking you in but still a long wait. (Royal Caribbean are outstanding at check in and getting you holiday off to ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Speighty

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Asian delights

We chose this cruise for the destinations namely- Thailand, Cambodia,Vietnam, Malaysia and Singapore. All destinations varied as Cambodia and Vietnam in comparison to the others are a tad behind with the modern ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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eggsc8

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Colours of the far east

My wife and I chose this cruise because we wanted something a bit different to the Caribbean , We chose Marella because we have always liked the ships and crews . This was the first time we had been on the Discovery ...
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Sail Date January 2019


Caronr avatar

Caronr

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

A change from our usual type of holiday and a one off for us

We had visited South Africa, Sri Lanka and stopped for three days in Bangkok in September, October and November 2018 with a view to visiting more of Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam. We returned home in UK for a ...
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Sail Date January 2019


Marella Discovery Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.1
Dining4.53.9
Entertainment3.53.7
Public Rooms4.54.1
Fitness Recreation3.03.7
Family3.04.2
Enrichment2.03.4
Service4.54.1
Value For Money4.03.7
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