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Thomson Southampton Cruise Reviews

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Seeking the Northern Lights

Review for Marella Explorer to Baltic Sea

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markyboy236

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We chose this cruise because my wife's bucket included waning to see the Northern lights. It didn't disappoint. However there are only a few days during the cruise when this is possible. This is when the ship is inside the Atric circle. ( only 3 day on this itinery) you also need the right weather conditions & they are only visible for a few hours ( normally between about 10pm & 2am). Our ...
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Sail Date: September 2019


SEEKING NORTHERN LIGHTS 2019

Review for Marella Explorer to Baltic Sea

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juliecrossland

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

I chose this cruise as it was smart casual as we dont like getting dolled up every night , we paid £3500 for 14 days in a balcony cabin , the service we got on board was excellent ie cleaning cabins bars and restaurants, even though we paid £1500 more than people with an inside cabin wegot no additional perks ie premium package was £100 each for 14 days extra all trips were extra we worked it ...
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Sail Date: September 2019


Great ship.. Great service..

Review for Marella Explorer to Baltic Sea

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ed659

6-10 Cruises

Having had the view of wishing to see the 'northern lights', it seemed a good option to choose. It was a great experience on the Explorer. We have cruised Princess (that experience takes some beating), RCI, and P & O, the thing we find with P & O is that they are trying every which way to obtain more spend out of the passengers, and, in our view, the service kind of seems to be falling off... ...
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Sail Date: September 2019


2nd Marella experience - never again

Review for Marella Explorer to Norwegian Fjords

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Blondie008

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

Chose a junior suite for our trip around the Fjords. The weather and ports were faultless - For that reason we are glad we went. This ship and staff - appalling. Self service at best No service at worse OR indeed - glasses stomped down on bar Barmen swearing and indeed backchat in their own language And just so boring.. Missed the buzzers and bells of a big ship The ...
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Sail Date: September 2019


Marella explorer

Review for Marella Explorer to Norwegian Fjords

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Kat20

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

Just back from Fjords on the first day of our cruise my husband had his Jacket stolen from the top deck so we were down at reception every day to see if anyone had handed in a jacket the reception staff were anything but helpful just said come down later so every day we went down to reception they said the staff wouldn't take it someone did also my house key was in the secret pocket .so wasnt ...
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Sail Date: September 2019


The Bad and the Good.

Review for Marella Explorer to Baltic Sea

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GFJM

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

We chose this cruise for the itinerary which was very good.We travelled to Southampton with Inter cruises who were very professional with no problems,but on arriving we had to queue to receive the luggage tags then again to get port side with only one desk open even the ladies on the desk were complaining then again to get checked in where there was a "technical" problem with the computers-it took ...
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Sail Date: September 2019


Culture and Sulphur

Review for Marella Explorer to Baltic Sea

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Lindaevan

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

The itinerary and time of year are main reasons we chose this cruise and it did not disappoint. The crew and staff all so kind, helpful and humorous and most importantly skilful whatever their role. Special thanks to Willy and his team who kept our spacious room so tidy and clean and yes the monkey towel sculpture hanging from a mirror did make us jump. We enjoyed our meals in Latitude 53 and ...
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Sail Date: September 2019


Benidorm on sea

Review for Marella Discovery to Norwegian Fjords

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bigdunc1

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We pick this cruise to see what marella was like after not being on them since 2006 in the thomson days.It was bad start to finish.We put the cases on at the coach pick up then at the port took them off found somebody with luggage labels ,put them on then found somebody to take them off you.Then it took 1 hour to register in.The cabin was a good size but dated we paid £196.00 extra for this cabin ...
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Sail Date: October 2018


Seeking the Northern Lights

Review for Marella Discovery to Norwegian Fjords

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R.Eve

2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

Just back from an amazing 2 week cruise on board Marella Discovery to Norway. What a fantastic time we had from start to finish. Embarkation was quick and easy, we were on the ship within an hour of our taxi dropping us off at Southampton. Balcony cabin 7604 was clean, with plenty of storage space. It was great to have the balcony to sit out on late at night watching the northern lights! ...
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Sail Date: October 2018


Fantastic Time

Review for Marella Discovery to Norwegian Fjords

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Laine C

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We chose this cruise because we wanted to visit Norway, really wanted see the Northern lights and this cruise ticked all the boxes. So we booked this on an impulse. After booking I checked out some of the reviews and felt a little unsure as to whether we'd chosen the right ship etc. due to some poor reviews, but i needn't have worried as we had a fantastic time & the icing on the cake was actually ...
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Sail Date: October 2018


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