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Thomson Marella Explorer Cruise Reviews for Entertainment Cruises to the Caribbean

Marella Cruises
Marella Explorer
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10 Thomson Marella Explorer Cruise Reviews for Entertainment Cruises to the Caribbean

Gotthebugforsailing avatar


3 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes



Went on this 'new' ship for the new year into 2019. The most boring cruise I'd ever been on. There was no laughs and no entertainment. Reality bands on a big screen every night. Same thing every evening. We had ...
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Sail Date January 2018

DianaMontignac avatar


1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Excellent cruise. Great staff and captain. Very clean comfortable balcony cabin.

We wanted to visit the Caribbean islands offered on this cruise. We also wanted to go “all inclusive”. We chose back to back cruises Tropical Delights and Paradise Islands.We also wanted to avoid lots of “at ...
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Sail Date January 2019

LHSM avatar


1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

Better than we could have imagined

Everything was perfect, You walk off the plane and onto a coach where you’re taken straight to the ship where our bags were waiting for us at our cabin. On return you see the immigration officers onboard, the ...
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Sail Date March 2019

Globetrotter1957 avatar


1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

First cruise ever

Did not know what to expect on this our first cruise as we had read so many varied reviews, but we could not fault our cruise experience, we booked a large balcony cabin and it was perfect, we had our own sun ...
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Sail Date March 2019

Jaroba26 avatar


1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Fabulous with just a few tweaks needed

This ship is a real asset to the Marella line. It is really well run, spotlessly clean and comfortable. The crew are happy to help with a smile. There is a great choice of food, my only criticism is that a lot of ...
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Sail Date March 2019

Bigkev668 avatar


1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Birthday Celebration Cruise

We chose this cruise for a 60th birthday gift for my wife having never been to the Caribbean before. We were not to be disappointed. A painless flight on the Dreamliner from Glasgow to Barbados saw us straight into ...
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Sail Date February 2019

BBvurns avatar


2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Disappointing for Thomson (now Marella) Explorer Cruise

Very Disappointing, having previously cruised with Thomson's and been delighted with the ship, staff, service & entertainment the new addition to the cruise fleet "Explorer" the overall experience certainly has been ...
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Sail Date December 2018

jassgx avatar


1 Review Written

17 Helpful Votes

Christmas cruise

My husband and I chose this cruise as we'd been to the Caribbean before and wanted to do different islands and this cruise fitted the bill. We had an inside cabin on deck 8 mid ship which was very good, only ...
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Sail Date December 2018

Rosh85 avatar


1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

Excellent cruise

We were on a 7 day cruise on marella explorer in December 2018 . There were a good selection of islands that we visited and we really enjoyed the experience ... We have a 6yo and she had lots of fun. there ...
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Sail Date December 2018

Tonif1975 avatar


1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes


Absolutely lovely cruise.... staff from room cleaners through to management were excellent... bar staff fab.. Anthony in the squid and anchor and lllian in the whisky and gin bar were fantastic.. Clifford our ...
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Sail Date October 2018

Marella Explorer Ratings

Public Rooms4.04
Fitness Recreation5.03.7
Value For Money4.03.7
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