Last went on the same cruise in Sept 16 same ship Magellan, very disappointed this time , the ship was very tired, needs a lot of money spending on the decor, furnishings etc,broken seats, dirty furnishings in every bar and restaurant,such a shame that y

Magellan Cruise Review

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 20

Overall rating:

3.2 out of 5

Baltic Cities & St. Petersburg

Sail date: September 24, 2019

Ship: Magellan

Traveled as: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

Disappointing, tired ship that needs a lot of money spending on it to get it back to the standard it was 3 years ago, dirty furnishings in all venues, broken seats in theatre.


3 out of 5
Poor state of ship decor and mediocre food, very good if you like cold soup for dinner every dinner,

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

2 out of 5
Great service, food standard as slipped down from excellent to average, 7/10 a good job that the other guests on the table mad the meal, not the food, staff did there best

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5


3 out of 5
Very enthusiastic, not the best, below average shipboard entertainment.

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
Cabin steward OK , But the majority of staff didn’t seem to like their jobs and did most of their work under silent protest. Very disappointing.

Ship Quality

2 out of 5
Needs money spending on the decor and dirty furnishings, not good!

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5

Ship tip

Do not book the Magellan until it’s had a refurbishment

Ports of call

Cobh (Cork), Ireland

4 out of 5

Visby, Sweden

4 out of 5

Helsinki, Finland

4 out of 5

St. Petersburg, Russian Federation

5 out of 5

Tallinn, Estonia

4 out of 5

Warnemunde (Berlin), Germany

4 out of 5

Copenhagen, Denmark

4 out of 5

Rotterdam, Netherlands

4 out of 5


4 out of 5
Very pleased to get off.
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