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3.5 / 5.0
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478 reviews
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Paris- what a night !
New Brighton - Could not walk to lighthouse ! Gorgeous though.
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"Ship in general was a reasonable size. Very Clean. Rooms were spacious. Enough room for everything. The staff was fantastic ! We had Alex and Avetik in the dining room ( they were awesome – great..."Read More
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Extremely poor quality with overwork crew..

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Muchtravelled
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We were going on our Golden Wedding cruise with two !o g standing friends over Christmas for the first time. A cruise which had been looking to for many months which was ruined by poor service from the start. Destinations changed and replaced by ports and cut short timings in port on a number of occasions with little consideration for passengers. One old couple never even got off the boat having ...
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Sail Date: March 2020


Poor ship, but a great itinerary cut short

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capmat
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

We chose this cruise for Iceland, and the Scottish islands. Overall, the itinerary was great, and from this perspective we loved the cruise. The weather was definitely against us, though, and some extremely rough days at sea meant we didn't leave the cabin much - not necessarily a bad thing in light of virus concerns. However, there are many reasons we wouldn't sail on this ship again and the ...
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Sail Date: March 2020


Gluten Free solo traveller

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Meka3256
6-10 Cruises • Age 30s

This was my 2nd time with CMV. I chose this cruise due to the itinerary and price. I am happy to travel on any cruise ship with any company, and would usually chose by itinerary and price (specifically solo supplement - I refuse to pay a large supplement). CMV doesn't do frills, however it never claims to. This trip, as with my last one with CMV provided a good itinerary, edible (and ...
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Sail Date: March 2020


Nice Cruise - spoilt by chaotic disembarkment

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GOMCP
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

Ship felt a bit “old & tired" – the stairs were steep between decks. Tables not equipped for rolling – we experienced severe weather conditions where items just skidded off tables – lips on the edges of tables would help or some friction covering on the tables? You can purchase WiFi – but this was relatively expensive and only really worked in (or near) the Reception area. Food / ...
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Sail Date: March 2020


Value for Money

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Holidays70
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

So many negative comments about this ship which I thought unfair. When you book you know it's an old ship and that it's rated 3 star. We've just returned and had a great time. Because of the seriousness of the virus it was obvious to us that extra measures were being taken to keep passengers safe. This was enforced at Tilbury with a thermal camera being used to screen passengers before they ...
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Sail Date: March 2020


Comfortable but room for improvement

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ejones153
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

The destination of the Amazon was the principle criterion for selecting this cruise. I also thought I was not paying a single supplement but came across more than half a dozen couples who jointly paid less than me so I feel duped. The onboard entertainment was a mixed bag. But lints is missing some performers. I walked out of some shows as there are only so many songs that I could cope with ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


CMV must do better

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mikec58
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This was our 4th cruise with CMV, all of the other three being on the Marco Polo, which we absolutely loved. Although we enjoyed the cruise (we enjoy all of our cruises), there were quite a few things that could have been better: The cons The cruise was booked for 14 days, 5 days before we were due to go we were informed that the cruise was being cut short by one day, because of bad weather ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


Dreadful cruise

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Michael R J C
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

THE WORST EVER CRUISE SHIP. Northern Lights Cruise Feb/Mar 2020 The good points, food we thought was quite good, staff in restaurants and bars very good. Cabin steward, Cabin 5009 very good always cheerful and helpful. We thought the dancers were excellent but the singers left a little to be desired. The two guest entertainers were way past their sell by date, a comedian who was so old and ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


The worst cruise ever

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Scott Fryer
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

Saw an online deal that looked like good value for money, learnt a lesson, you get what you pay for. Below are a few reasons I viewed CMV so lowly. 1. Departed 1 day late due to storms which is ok but to miss two ports as a result of loosing one day wasn't explained. 2. Tv didn't work for the duration on cruise (14 day), reported daily and was informed it is a widespread problem and they ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


Northern Lights

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ckclee
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this cruise to see the Northern Lights. We didn't see them in bright colour, but I loved how we were let know each night there was a good chance of a sighting. Magellan isn't the fanciest ship we've been on, but it was certainly clean, warm and adequate for all our needs. The staff are constantly cleaning hand rails/ toilets etc all over the ship to reduce bug transmission. We ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


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