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Thomson Marella Explorer Cruise Reviews for Senior Cruises to Europe - Western Mediterranean

Marella Cruises
Marella Explorer
Western Mediterranean
Departure Port

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10 Thomson Marella Explorer Cruise Reviews for Senior Cruises to Europe - Western Mediterranean

dukedog10uk avatar


3 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes



Oh how standards fall in just 12 months. We were cruising on Marella Discovery this time last year and absolutely loved it. This ship either has a staffing problem or they have reduced standards. I must point out ...
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Sail Date January 2020

Expats avatar


2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Nice cruise; prefer Discovery

Chose this cruise as it sailed from Tenerife were we live, therefore no flying. We have sailed the Canaries before but still enjoyed it. The Explorer is a nice ship. Very clean, plenty of room around the various ...
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Sail Date November 2019

ozymandias4491 avatar


1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time

We arrived at the ship after our flight from Leeds/Bradford first impressions were wow what a ship how large it was, suppose it had to be with around 1800 passengers, check in airport security style, got a plastic ...
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Sail Date September 2018

Glnpif69 avatar


1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

First timers, things I wish I’d known and other comments

Our first cruise was chosen as our honeymoon. Embarkation went smoothly and our hold luggage didn’t take long to follow us to our rooms. Had read other reviews just before departing and made sure swimming ...
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Sail Date September 2018

Biddi avatar


1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

Cosmopolitan classics

Last minute booking was a little dubious as had sailed with TUI before and was disappointed with the state of the ship (celebration)old and shabby looking.. I needn't have worried as Marella Explorer is stunning ...
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Sail Date July 2018

Beth2626 avatar


1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Near to perfect

This was our 15th cruise with Tui/Marcella and it was the best. It was wonderful to have a door on the shower instead of a wrap around curtain. All members of the crew were great, but as usual the attention of ...
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Sail Date June 2018

Hnoble avatar


1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

1st time cruise

Marella Explorer and the crew were absolutely first class. Waiters in the eateries were all very polite, and Geronimo and his merry band were very entertaining. All of the staff were very attentive, always smiling ...
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Sail Date June 2018

latesailor avatar


2 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

First ever Tui cruise

This cruise was suggested to us by our local Tui store so we went ahead keeping an open mind. We didn't realise this was the inaugural sailing of the Explorer, and were pleasantly surprised at the generous ...
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Sail Date May 2018

mesha19 avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Exceeded our expectations

I booked the cruise with Iglu cruises about 7 weeks before departure as a surprise for my husband on our 45th wedding anniversary and because the price was good and all inclusive. We've cruise a few times before ...
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Sail Date January 2020

garlhamster avatar


5 Reviews Written

32 Helpful Votes

canaries cruise

regular cruiser looking for some warmer climes this winter. explorer ship pretty good, food in italian restaurant very good with friendly attentive staff. only used main restaurant twice for breakfast which was just ...
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Sail Date February 2020

Marella Explorer Ratings

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