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518 Thomson Marella Discovery Cruise Reviews


boblevey avatar

boblevey

6 Reviews Written

47 Helpful Votes

Great Adventure!

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We chose this cruise on Valentine's Day when we found an amazing price on line. Flying from Manchester was quite smooth but our disembarkation in Thailand was so slow and frustrating. Once at the ship our check-in ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Ralphy669

2 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Trip of a Lifetime!

My wife & I booked this trip at the last minute and can honestly say "WOW!" Although we had to miss Cambodia due to the virus situation we were blessed to have an overnight stay in Vietnam which turned out ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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GILLYB4

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

A sloppy pub at sea.

We were celebrating Birthdays & Special Anniversary. The itinerary included Koi Samui and Cambodia and was the right dates. Firstly, we have been on many cruises over the years, most higher class but always ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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migr110875

1 Review Written

33 Helpful Votes

Slow boat around Asia - 2nd fire on transformer

I don't normally write a review post holiday but felt on this occasion it was necessary, to help inform potential customers and for Tui to use for continuous improvement. We embarked on christmas day and found ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Skull Master

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Disappointing

We went on the Enchanting Far East cruise on the Marella Discovery in December 2019. The cruise got off to a bad start when we fell victim to a somewhat desperate money-grabbing trick. Even though we went online to ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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abutler70

7 Reviews Written

41 Helpful Votes

Nice Itinerary

We boarded in Muscat and chose this cruise for the itinerary stopping at Mumbai, Goa, Mangalore, Cochin, Sri Lanka, Sabang & Phuket. We knew most of the ports. There wasn't lots to do in Mangalore or Sabang but ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Stpaulsdrive

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Mystery Tour.

We wanted to visit Dubai. The ship. The crew. The food. The entertainment all very good. It he itinerary had Beeb changed about a week before departure and we were not notified.we would finish in Oman. Then on our ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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rosevew

1 Review Written

22 Helpful Votes

It was a Mystery Tour, rather than an Arabian Adventure

The itinerary was changed 3 weeks before we sailed and we were given the option to cancel. However, having made a variety of arrangements (hotels. car park, house-sitters) we decided to stick with it and accept the ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Donnydubster

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

Perfect

Hi all , first of all I am not a good writer . Me and my wife booked a late deal with tui , we have never been on a cruise before ! But recently we have talked a lot about going on a short trip to test the ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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MAC777

1 Review Written

First cruise

This was our first holiday for 3 years and first ever cruise. We were on the Marella Discovery for 2 weeks sailing from Corfu up to Koper, Venice and down the Croatian coast line with the 2nd week over to Rome, ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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n.cartwright

10 Reviews Written

88 Helpful Votes

Marella “Aegean Shores” 7 day cruise aboard the Marella Discovery.

Just returned from this cruise. We booked this primarily for the itinerary as, even though we’ve cruised quite a bit, we had not visited any of the ports on this cruise save for the departure port of Corfu. We ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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weesyl

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

RUBY ANNIVERSARY DISAPPOINTMENT

Sadly where do I start . We had booked a deluxe cabin and to our shock we saw no deluxe at all, the windows were that bad we could hardly see out of them. The shower was that small with a shower curtain,not ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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DianneLes

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Amazing

The only bad thing about the cruise was that we only booked 7 days, I didn’t want to leave and felt envious of the other passengers who had another week. The itinerary was perfect, visiting great places including ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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tinsoldier

2 Reviews Written

31 Helpful Votes

First Marella cruise for P&O veterans

This is a review of Idyllic Italia on Marella Discovery from 16th - 23rd August 2019. My wife & I have travelled on P&O 6 or 7 times and my wife has also travelled on Cunard however this was to be our first ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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sam1985

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Butlins Abroad

This was honestly the worst cruise I’ve ever been on. It was truly awful. I had my two children with me as we couldn’t get away during the summer holidays due to work commitments. This cruise is not ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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GMRcruiser

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Fantastic cruise

Having sailed with lots of other cruise companies in the past, we were a bit apprehensive about booking this cruise but we loved it. It was a short 10-15minute journey from Corfu airport followed by an efficient ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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rosec

3 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Very good cruise once again

After having a brilliant time on the Discovery last August we decided once again last minute to try the Idyllic Italia itinerary. As before this ship did not disappoint us, we had an inside plus cabin on deck 7 ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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kaosdave

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

A Discovery

Marella Discovery 16/08/2019 to 23/08/2019 This is our eleventh cruise and the fourth with Tui but first time on the Marella Discovery. Flight from Leeds & Bradford 15.35 was 30 mins late not too bad, landed ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Ele1000

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great two weeks

A great two week Aegean cruise. Wonderful destinations, fantastic food and attentive staff. Cabins were kept clean at all times and the beds were turned down at night lovely touch. Chris the captain ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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gracetre

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Sleepless nights

Met up with friends for this cruise. We all felt standards have dropped. Undercooked and cold food in islands. Much better in 47. Less staff so cleaning in toilets was less often also running out of toilet paper . ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Paulineandtony

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Aegean sea

Staff food cabins shows everything exceeded my expectations all the places we visited were amazing cudnt have asked for more will def do it again loved every minute the entertainment was fantastic the food was ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Pepperdine1867

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Adriatic Discovery Cruise - Simply Amazing

We wanted to visit Slovenia, Croatia, Montenegro that is why we chose this cruise. We were over the moon with the ship, it is stunning, the entertainment is outstanding, I would have paid to see these shows. ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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catrowdy

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Itinerary great but just a few issues

We are four friends and chose this cruise because of the. There is no disputing that this is a nice ship however there is also no hiding the fact that it is 25 years old. The refurbish has been tastefully done ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Gary1962

4 Reviews Written

64 Helpful Votes

Corfu to Rome / Naples / Malta

Sailed on the Explorer 2 in May this year, and despite this being an older ship we preferred it in all respects except for the cabin. The weather was fantastic all week, and we opted to do our own excursions ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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aunty waff

3 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Thoroughly enjoyed it!!

The price, the ports, the all inclusive package and the fact that we could stay on in corfu all lead us to pick this cruise. The ship was beautiful, and easy to find our way around. We had balcony cabins which were ...
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Sail Date May 2019


Marella Discovery Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.1
Dining4.53.9
Entertainment3.53.7
Public Rooms4.54.1
Fitness Recreation3.03.7
Family3.04.2
Enrichment2.03.4
Service4.54.1
Value For Money4.03.7
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