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Tenerife Cruise Reviews

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Tenerife

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463 Tenerife Cruise Reviews


Les1945P avatar

Les1945P

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Marella has upped its game

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Arriving in Tenerife after our flight from Manchester we embarked on Explorer. Our first impressions were good. Although the ship is around 25 years old, it is in good condition and has recently been refurbished. ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Lammy3000

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Explorer February Half Term 2020

We chose the Explorer as it was only a four hour flight from the uk you are guaranteed some sunshine in the canaries. We had a had a balcony cabin on 9 deck and the balcony was the biggest we have ever had it ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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jody2569

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Pretty average

We had been looking forward to this cruise since the day we booked it, and we have mad the most of it, a week in the sun is valuable time. However we probably won’t be booking another cruise with Tui, for us they ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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TheFatFryer

3 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

Spoiled by a tiny food budget

We wanted a cruise at short notice. Somewhere warm. Or even warmish. Our only option was this Mariella cruise around the Canary Islands. I must say it was cheap. Therefore we made a number of assumptions, only ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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dukedog10uk

3 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Disappointment

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


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mcfccruiser

4 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Surprisingly good

Well having sailed with Thompson on the Thompson Spirit (which was falling to peices) this was a pleasant surprise. The ship isn't new but they have obviously invested a lot of money refitting the ship. Everywhere ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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iana1212

2 Reviews Written

35 Helpful Votes

Pleasantly surprised

Having read a number of negative reviews we went on this cruise (out first with Marella) with no real expectations. We came back quite impressed and would not hesitate booking another cruise provided it came in at a ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Jivedancer56

5 Reviews Written

48 Helpful Votes

What's Not To Like

This was a Canaries cruise where we picked the ship up in Santa Cruz Tenerife. We have done this cruise before with another company so had no need to visit the locality again. Although an easy walk into the town, ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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sandyboya

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

Much Better Than I Feared

After reading some of the reviews on here, I was not looking forward to this cruise. However, we had an excellent time and I would certainly use the ship again. The vast majority of the negative comments simply did ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Lolasail

3 Reviews Written

22 Helpful Votes

Enjoyable Christmas and New Year

Splashed out on an Executive Suite - 10041 - for two weeks over Christmas and New Year. Lovely cabin and huge balcony and first class steward called Ocsana. Overall the food was pretty average but plentiful. We ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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BazDurrent

4 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

A very noisy cabin. Marella's standards have declined, our last cruise with them

After an uneventful flight from Stansted, when we arrived at Tenerife we were directed by a Tui rep. to leave the airport and turn left.! There we encountered a large crowd whom after asking other passengers were ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Sheenay11

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

If this ship is to go by then Marella standards have fallen fast

We are frequently Cruise and always choose our cruise for the itinerary and as Explorer was the only ship in the canaries at our chosen dates that is the ship we chose. Embarkation was smooth and luggage delivered ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Expats

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


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Happycruiser8

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Not as good as previous cruises with Marella

We have cruised with Marella approximately ten times and sadly have to say this will be our last, the cabin was kept spotlessly clean but the smell on some decks was ghastly, I presume sanitation problems. The ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Taffkar

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Never again

I’ve been on it before, not so cheap and cheerful, this time the quality of the food and entertainment has seriously gone down, I’m a vegetarian, last time the food was good, a nice variety of dishes, this time ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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kings place

3 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Solo Traveller

I wanted a smaller ship as I was travelling on my own. Having read previous reviews, most of which were positive, I decided to book it. The whole of the holiday was perfect from start to finish. I had a single ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Susanford69

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Wonderful staff

Just back from an enjoyable week on the Zenith. The staff on this ship make the experience very enjoyable. Smallest ship we have been on, but that made it all the more friendly as bumping into the same people ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Leolady47

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Not one of our best cruises

We have just returned from a 8 day cruise on a Tui cruise ship “Marella Dream” visiting the Canary Islands. The ship was very tired and desperately in need of an update and refurbishment. There is no centre ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Amelie29

1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes

Nightmare Cabin

5th time on the Dream and have watched her deteriate over the years. Staff are lovely, but the food not as good as it used to be. The entertainment not as polished as in the past but the technology is excellent. ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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klausojjih

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Beautiful Cruise Experience, I recommend AS LONG AS you get a good deal though.

I booked this trip with my friend two months before departure, paid 800 pounds each, all inclusive package was not included though. My experience on board the Marella Dream was very nice. I enjoyed every single day, ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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JDM1

5 Reviews Written

49 Helpful Votes

Enjoyable cruise

Ship was well kept although a little tired. Staff were lovely, friendly and efficient. Aldrin, the cabin steward did an excellent job of keeping the cabin spic and span. The cabin was spacious. Food was reasonalble- ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Hilly1618

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Pleasurable week

The cruise was taken with friends one of whom was to celebrate their 60th birthday during the 7 day cruise. No problems at airport or transfer but disappointed that on this cruise we had to deal with our own ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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traveltrev

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Hospital Bay pretty good for dealing with food poisoning !

We have only been on three previous cruises, all on small ships with quite personal service so this one at 1,500 passengers was big for us ! Our ports of call in the Canaries and Madeira were all fascinating, we ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Stansfield

2 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

SUPERB CRUISE

We are fairly recent cruisers and wanted a winter sun break and booked this cruise in January on line. The weather was superb and we were told by the crew the best they have had for several years. We flew from East ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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dmstacey

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise - Fantastic Food and Entertainment - Only a couple of issues.

Have been on a similar cruise with the Thomson Spirit a number of years ago, my wife and I fancied doing it again as all ports don't require tender and are close to facilities. Pros:- 1) The ships ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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