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Marella Explorer 2 Cruise Review to Europe

Cruises: 1 cruise (first)
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 39

Overall rating:

4.9 out of 5
Marella Explorer 2

Venetian Vistas followed by Greek Mystique

Sail date: June 05, 2019

Ship: Marella Explorer 2

Cabin type: Balcony

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

Being first timers we were a bit apprehensive - especially as we'd booked to go to the Caribbean on Explorer 2 next February - but really pleased with cruise & looking forward to the next one


5 out of 5
Great everyone was excited & cheering at sail away

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Turf & Surf was amazing, Latitude 53 excellent food & service, market place had loads of vaierty & snack shack was great for chilled nibbles - useful for excursions

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
learning class for casino - great fun, silent disco was hilarious


5 out of 5
Shows were exellent, and the musicians provided "easy listening" music in the Indigo bar

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Joel was our room steward & he was always happy, helpful & efficient Bar stewards were extremely efficient & helpful: Yone, Pamboy, were Riki brilliant

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
Ship was very clean - layout took abit of getting used to but we managed it in the end - different coloured carpets were a godsend

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
The cabin was better then we expected - very roomy & the bed was really comfortable

Ship tip

Check out restroom locations as not on every deck


5 out of 5
Smooth sailing if you'll excuse the pun

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