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Marina Cruise Review to Europe - Northern Europe

Cruises: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 25

Overall rating:

5 out of 5
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Marina

24 Night Cathedrals & Coasts (Stockholm To Barcelona)

Sail date: September 03, 2016

Ship: Marina

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 9089

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 4 years ago

Review summary

Our trip to the Baltic countries with Oceania just right!  The itinerary let us get a glimpse of several countries, but the highlight was the fact that we were able to spend 3 days exploring St. Petersburg.  The cruise was well staffed. We enjoyed both the grand dining room and the specialty themed restaurants. Both offered excellent service, and diverse menus.  

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
It would have been nice if there had been some lectures available.

Entertainment

3 out of 5

Children's Programs

We didn't use these services.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Overall excellent. However, the shower stall was very small - telephone booth size. Our Cabin Steward, David, was efficient, very helpful and cheerful.

Ship tip

Marina is a mid-size ship, hence has limited shopping opportunity. I developed a blister on my foot which became infected and used the medical services offered on the ship. The doctor was very good.

Ports of call

Stockholm, Sweden

5 out of 5
We spent time in Stockholm before the cruise. It is an interesting city and well worth a couple of days visit.

St. Petersburg, Russian Federation

5 out of 5

Tallinn, Estonia

3 out of 5

Klaipeda, Lithuania

3 out of 5

Gdynia (Gdansk), Poland

5 out of 5

Warnemunde (Berlin), Germany Did not visit port

No opinion. We didn't go ashore.

Copenhagen, Denmark

3 out of 5

Oslo, Norway

3 out of 5

Amsterdam, Netherlands

5 out of 5
We spent some time here after the cruise. Enjoyed the canal boat tours.
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