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Thomson Western Caribbean Cruise Reviews

Marella Cruises
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Western Caribbean
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43 Thomson Western Caribbean Cruise Reviews


Barb at Maple Lane avatar

Barb at Maple Lane

3 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Not worth the money

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Upon arrival into our cabin we found it was dirty, not clean properly. There were stain marks on the ceiling, carpet, walls and mirror. The door jamb for the bathroom where you place you hand to step in/out was ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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RubySky2

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Poor First Cruise Experience

Travelled with a family group for special celebration. The cabin was a Deluxe Balcony Cabin on 7th Deck. Adequate but a bit shabby and in need of refurbishment. Bed and bedding poor and uncomfortable. Small ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Marionparko

7 Reviews Written

35 Helpful Votes

Caribbean Delight

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary. This was our first cruise with Marella. Our first impression of the ship was good it was clean and easy to move around. Our cabin was an inside cabin, it was clean ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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CruisersLeighCathy

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

Another new adventure

We researched cruises last year but couldn’t seem to get an “all-in” price so we put cruising on the back burner for another time. This year while looking for an all-inclusive resort we stumbled across the ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Quevega

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Fabulous Cuban Fusion & Pride of Panama cruise.

We have not cruised with Tui before and we were pleasantly surprised when we arrived onboard. The ship is lovely and the crew is extremely friendly and helpful, nothing is too much trouble for them. The cabin was ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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mxb350

2 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

A Great Cruise BUT some things to consider

We chose this cruise because we liked the itinerary - it was a bit different than the million other carribean cruises out there. We were on the Exotic Explorer followed by the Cuban Fusion. For those unfamiliar the ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Chrissie21again

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Disappointing!

Chose this cruise because we enjoyed our Caribbean cruise on Discovery last year. Our main grumbles were with the poor quality restaurant food and the shambolic service in the Latitude. The food presentation was ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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msmedstad

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

The ship and the service staff created a wonderful experience

This was our first cruise and being in the service industry we are subjective to service levels relative to overall experience. The cabin size was very adequate and it was serviced daily with impeccablle care and ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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cosytoes

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great itinarary

Outside cabin well fitted out and always kept clean and tidy by excellent steward. All staff friendly and helpful, though they seemed very short staffed in the resatuarnt so all waiters seemed to look after too ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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grig0011

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

AMAZING EXPERIENCE LOVED EVERY MINUTE OF IT!!!!

Do people just go on cruises to moan about things??? Our holiday was perfect from start to finish. The food, the entertainment, the destinations, the excursions, the staff, the cleaners, the ship....everything was ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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seatman

3 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

Interesting cruise

Having been on Discovery1 last march we were interested to see the differences, which were very minor. The crew as on all Marella cruise ships were excellent, and wre always helpful. The ship was in good ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Cindy M.

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

BEST TRIP EVER!!!

There was an awesome deal through Wagjag & Sunwing so since we'd never been on a cruise before thought we'd try it & so glad we did as it's been our best trip ever by far! I'll never forget from the very first ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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addicted cruiser

7 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Good cruise

Was on this ship in April doing Cuban Fusion and had a great time. No complaints so we decided to do Pride of Panama this time. We booked a Oceanview cabin 2062 but was upgraded to a balcony 6516 which we ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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kimsmith1960

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Bad quality all round

I have written to tui 4 times to complain about the holiday but have not had any satisfaction. The dreamliner plane and staff were not good. One person landed without a seatbelt, and the seat in front of us ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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another happy cruiser

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Brilliant cruise

12th cruise, first time on a TUI ship. Excellent itinerary. Had to wait on the runway for 95 mins as the plane wings had to be de-iced. No drinks were offered, a very poor show. Overall the cruise was fantastic ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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jewelosa1

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

i love the discovery, but only needs a few changes.

I love this ship, the staff are lovely, the ship is beautiful. there's lots of choice food and drinks. the only things i didn't like is the 2 jacuzzi's in the indoor pool, they never worked av been on 2 cruises with ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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davies104

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Cuban Fusion & Pride of Panama

We chose this cruise particularly for my husband's special birthday as he wanted to visit Havana in Cuba, we were not disappointed, it was truly amazing, in fact the whole cruise was from start to finish. We were ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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slivo

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Beyond Expectation

We chose this cruise as our first because it was advertised as all-inclusive,which appealed to our budget.It was a wonderful week, where we enjoyed good food and drinks in a variety of locations aboard ship and met ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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anne H

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Great cruise, good value for money

Just had two weeks aboard marella discovery 2 and could not fault it. our balcony cabin was always meticulously maintained by Anna our cabin steward. The ship has been refurbished to a high standard, although on the ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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Ratsplat

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Overall OK but expected better.

This was our first cruise, we went with TUI as they had a good rating. We had a good time overall but having paid nearly £5000 were a bit disappointed at some things, the food could have been better, my wife got ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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Weloveourholidays

5 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

Winter break

We booked our cruise ten days before we sailed so definitely a last minute deal. We had previously been on a week's cruise and four day stay in Spain September 2017 on Discovery 2 and enjoyed it and had also had a ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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trant

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Relaxing cruise Caribbean

Wanted to try new places and a different ship company.Fantastic value for money.All inclusive cruise with fab food and premium branded drinks which came under all inclusive umbrella.Dining experience was plain ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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Dodie1955

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Interesting ports, awesome crew

We chose this cruise for a couple of reasons. We wanted an all inclusive cruise at an affordable price and the ports were different than that offered by other cruise lines. We flew from Toronto (Sunwing) to ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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argy

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

An enjoyable first cruise

Review TUI Discovery 2 Exotic Explorer/Cuban Fusion Start date 5th December 2017 This was our first cruise so we have nothing to compare it with. We chose this because of the interesting places to see, and ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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Magicdave

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Tui dropping standards

We would class ourselves as loyal Thomson cruisers as this was the 16th we have travelled with them. This was by far the worst experience ever. The philosophy seems to be that of a water based Butlins. I agree ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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