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Marella Explorer 2 Cruise Review to Europe

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 3
Helpful Votes: 31

Overall rating:

4.6 out of 5
Marella Explorer 2

Venetian Vistas followed by Greek Mystique

Sail date: September 18, 2019

Ship: Marella Explorer 2

Traveled as: Family (older children)

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

Wonderful ship, lovely holiday will go on ship again well done Marella for making us so happy on our cruise and thank you Captain Richard for being a wonderful captain


5 out of 5
So quick and helpful staff,

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Grand Cuvee main dining lovely, food excellent catered well for vegetarians, but alas not so in the buffet area, could not get any vegetarian gravy so my food was dry.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Always lots of entertainment we loved the late films on the deck on big screen,


4 out of 5
Shows were good, not alot happening in the day re, plays etc like they used to, Disco was great though

Children's Programs

Adults only ship

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Crew were so friendly very helpful, loved the Captain always there ready to talk to you. room steward very good

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Yes she is an old Celebrity ship but refurbished with modern ideas, well planned Marella have really inproved keeping up with the cruise market.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
It still has the celebrity look about it, which I feel you cannot match comfort good size, lovely layout

Ship tip

Goon the bridge tour and meet the captain and staff, they tell you so much about the ship, loved it.

Ports of call

Naples, Italy

5 out of 5
Lovely port, very busy though we went for a pizza real taste of Naples, but alot of beggers around the port using children to ask for money which upset us

Palermo, Sicily

5 out of 5
Loved it here went to the cattacombs very strange, also the theatre Maximo had a lovey day

Cagliari, Sardinia

3 out of 5
Not much to see here probably best to do an excursion, went back to ship early

Propiano, Corsica

4 out of 5
liked it here went to beach very nice place


5 out of 5
went to Pisa on a excursion went on a trolley bus, lovely place lovely day, apart from lucky lucky men bothering you to buy things


5 out of 5
no problems just so upset to leave
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