Written on: 20/05/2006 by dizzyfizzy1 (32 reviews written)
We first went on-board the Thomson Spirit Mediterranean cruise in June 2003 for our honeymoon. We did a cruise and stay (7 nights Thomson Spirit cruise and 7 nights at 4 star hotel in Majorca). The staff on-board were very friendly and helpful, and they really know how to look after you. The entertainment on-board is 5 star. Some of the shows are West End quality, and the on-board comedians were very funny, and also clean.
We enjoyed the 7 night cruise so much that the Hotel stay was an... (read more)
Written on: 04/04/2006 by ukbyron (1 review written)
This was our first cruise with Thomson, and overall the experience was excellent. We were very disappointed with the ports of call, as they were generally commercial ports (apart from Sharm) with nothing worthwhile to see - more like Immingham Docks. At Sagafa the ship moored next to a ship being loaded with grain, and the noise and dust was unbearable. I would therefore only consider this cruise if you intend going on the organised excursions to Petra, Cairo, Luxor and the Pyramids etc.... (read more)
Written on: 11/03/2006 by Sally Jones 1951 (1 review written)
We have just returned from our first Thomson cruise, and it certainly won't be our last.
The whole holiday was wonderful. The staff were fantastic. We especially liked the fact that they could spend time chatting to you, and weren't hurrying you out of the restaurant. We enjoyed sitting with different people every night, at a time we chose, and always had good food and wine. We mainly had breakfast and lunch in the Lido self service but Dinner in the Compass Rose. Although we didn't try... (read more)
Written on: 10/10/2005 by rosina guthrie (1 review written)
Other than the Lido we really enjoyed our Thomson Spirit cruise,we were more than please with our cabin even though it was the cheapest with no outlook,it was so compact with lots of space for everything. The Compass Rose was perfect the food was excellent and the waiters very funny. (read more)
Written on: 03/10/2005 by jmbrady (1 review written)
Overall, the Jewels of the Mediterranean Thomson Cruise was wonderful. It was like a hotel on water. We mainly ate at the Lido because we weren't able to eat lunch until late due to our excursions. So it was nice to have a place open like the Lido. The staff were so friendly, and willing to help out anytime with anything. We loved the shows each night, and the talent of the singers/dancers was outstanding. We would love to go on another cruise with the Spirit, but would also like to... (read more)
Written on: 04/09/2005 by MJB (1 review written)
We were a family group of four and had a very good holiday aboard the Spirit on our first ever cruise. Apart from the few bad points I feel the cruise itself was good value for money. Unfortunately a small minority of passengers did lack decorum. The pool area and Lido deck is where most of them seem to hang out. It attracted those who were happy to talk loudly, in competition with the music, while ignoring their children, who bombed the pool all day and saturated those unfortunate enough... (read more)
Written on: 14/05/2005 by patena2ya (5 reviews written)
Med -Fortunate Isles
If your looking for an inexpensive cruise which is good value-this is one of them.
Most excursions were good.
We had a deluxe outside cabin, would have only described it as adequate.
Lots to do, good beauty salon. (read more)
Written on: 09/10/2004 by Cato (1 review written)
Overall like most holidays you have a few niggles but even with these would have to say an excellent cruise, stayed our first week at the Bonaire in Cala Bona, week 2 spent on the spirit, cabins more spacious than the Sunbird which was our previous cruise. The all inclusive drinks system is much better in that one card is all that is required to order as many drinks as you want, also ordered cans to take off in ports of call. Entertainment is excellent with an all British cast, 24 hour food... (read more)
Written on: 03/09/2004 by geegee (1 review written)
Overall Spirit is a really friendly ship with good entertainment and some excellent ports of call (Can recommend at Naples for 22 euro return Ferry trip to Capri - In La Spezzia try the local railway card running to the 5 villages in the rocks called Cinque Terre - about 5 euros per person + For those having Sete on the itinerary I recommend you stay onboard - the place was littered with dog droppings everywhere - the French must love their dogs but they haven't heard of pooperscooping)
We... (read more)
Written on: 20/05/2004 by Craig Wilson (1 review written)
Thomson Cruises, Spirit - Our first cruise and certainly not our last. 24 hour food !!! A great way to see places and decide if you want to return for longer.
Watch for the organised tours, if you are able-bodied it is better/cheaper to tour the cities yourself (true of all holidays). We have already booked another trip. (read more)
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