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MS Marco Polo Cruise Review to Baltic

Cruises: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 16

Overall rating:

4.1 out of 5
MS Marco Polo

Baltic Cities & St. Petersburg

Sail date: June 04, 2018

Ship: MS Marco Polo

Cabin type: Oceanview

Cabin number: 262

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

Booked the cruise specifically because it should have been at sea only one day between ports of call and went to all the places in the Baltic we wanted to go to. We were advised that due to holdups entering the Kiel Canal we would miss out Stockholm (+theVasa museum) and the Kiel canal to give time to come back via the longer sea route, 3 days out at sea !!! VERY VERY DISSAPPINTING WE WOULD NOT HAVE BOOKED THE CRUISE IF WE HAD KNOWN THAT TWO OF THE HIGHLIGHTS WERE MISSING AND WE WOULD BE AT SEA 3 DAYS

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Not bad, I suppose you have to expect some waiting around and queueing

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Mostly very good

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5

Entertainment

5 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
Old ship but a good friendly atmosphere

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5

Ship tip

Do not go expecting to go to all ports of call advertised

Ports of call

Harwich, England

4 out of 5

Copenhagen, Denmark

5 out of 5
Great port, pity about the guide on our walking tour

Warnemunde (Berlin), Germany

5 out of 5
Great place to walk round, tour to Schwerin was great as was the guide

Tallinn, Estonia

5 out of 5
Had a great walk round this lovely city

St. Petersburg, Russian Federation

5 out of 5
Great place, need to select tours carefully so as not to see all palaces one little else

Helsinki, Finland

4 out of 5

Stockholm, Sweden

1 out of 5
This port of call was omitted

Holtenau

1 out of 5
Omitted at the last minute, as the locks were damaged 6 MONTHS before

Brunsbuttel

1 out of 5

Disembarkation

3 out of 5
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