Introduction

Marella Discovery is one of our biggest ships, with highlights like an outdoor cinema, a rock climbing wall, a mini-golf course, five-storey atrium and an indoor pool. You can expect all the Marella Cruises trademarks, like a fantastic dining scene, a show lounge to rival the West End, and smart, contemporary interiors. And the best bit - on Marella Discovery, everyone goes All Inclusive. This means your drinks, including prosecco and cider, plus meals in five restaurants and most onboard activities will all be part of the deal.

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Main Info
  • Children Allowed
  • Nursery -
  • Smoking Balcony Cabins
  • Style Classic
  • Decks11
  • Cabins915
  • Size Large
  • Ship Type Ocean
  • Wheelchair Cabins12
  • Crew Members-
  • Refurbished2016
  • CurrencyGBP
Disabled Facilities

If you're planning a cruise and have a disability, use a wheelchair, have special dietary needs, a sensory impairment or are undergoing medical treatment, you must let Marella know when making your booking. Failure in doing this may result in you being refused boarding on arrival at the ship. For more information please contact Marella's Customer Welfare Team.

If you plan to use a wheelchair onboard and require adapted facilities you must book a specially adapted cabin. All of Marella shops have four of these cabins. These cabins may only be booked by those who require adapted facilities.If you plan to use your wheelchair onboard but do not require adapted facilities, please contact the Customer Welfare Team to make sure an appropriate cabin type can be selected.

If you need your wheelchair - either standard or battery operated - when you're ashore, Marella will look after it for you at the gangway so it's there when you need it. But you will have to be able to manage the gangway without it. In ports where a tender to shore is necessary, you'll have to stay onboard if you can't manage without your wheelchair. At other times, depending on the port and the tides , it may not be possible for you to leave the ship at all due to gangway access. Some excursions may not be suitable for the less mobile.

Special Dietary Requirements

If you’ve got any dietary requirements, mention it when you book and let the Maître D’ know once you’re onboard. There are a wide range of restaurants onboard, and each one has at least one vegetarian selection on the menu.

Marella also provide gluten-free, dairy-free, nut-free and diabetic-friendly options on request. They don’t cater for kosher diets, but if you bring your own kosher food, they can prepare it for you.

Special Diets

Just because you’ve got a special diet doesn’t mean you have to miss out. Let the staff know what you can and can’t eat when you book, and they'll’ll make sure the chefs whip up something suitable.

Smoking Policy

On the Marella Cruise Ships you can smoke on your balcony if you have one and in designated areas on deck.

As for e-cigarettes, you can use these in the casino and adjoining bar areas on each Marella ships, as well as in the designated areas on deck.

Dress Code

Smart casual is the attire for evenings onboard. For men that means full-length trousers and a polo or open-necked shirt. At the captain's cocktail party, the dress code is traditional dinner wear, so tuxedo or suit and tie for men and evening dress for women.

All Inclusive Drinks Package

All Marella cruises give you full-board as standard. If you’ve got a budget to stick to when it comes to drinks, why not opt for their All Inclusive drinks package? It’s really good value, and means you don’t run the risk of overspending. Here’s the full list of what’s included:

  • Draught beer
  • A range of spirits and aperitifs
  • House wine
  • A selection of cocktails
  • Selected soft drinks

In fact, if you book before you travel, you’ll get a discount, or it might even be free.

Deck Plans
Deck 11

  • A La Carte Restaurant
  • Sky Bar

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Deck 10

  • Thomson Kids' Club
  • Observatory Deck
  • Rock Climbing Wall
  • Mini Golf
  • Video Arcade
  • Jogging Track

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Deck 9

  • Lido Restaurant
  • Oceans Gym & Spa
  • Outdoor Movie Screen
  • Main Pool
  • Indoor Pool & Solarium
  • Whirlpools
  • Pool Bar
  • Snack Bar
  • Café

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Deck 8

  • Internet Area
  • Royal Suite
  • Executive Suites
  • Family Suites
  • Family Junior Suite
  • Grand Suites
  • Junior Suites
  • Deluxe Cabins
  • Inside Plus Cabins
  • Inside Cabins

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Deck 7

  • Deluxe Cabins
  • Deluxe Balcony Cabins
  • Inside Plus Cabins
  • Inside Cabins

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Deck 6

  • The Coffee Port
  • Photo Gallery
  • Deluxe Balcony Cabins
  • Inside Cabins

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Deck 5

  • Main Restaurant
  • Chef's Table
  • Lounge and Bar
  • Broad Street Shops
  • Destination Services
  • Reception

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Deck 4

  • Broadway Show Lounge
  • Main Restaurant
  • Atrium
  • Atrium Bar
  • Cocktail and Piano Bar
  • Casino and Bar

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Deck 3

  • Outside Cabins
  • Single Outside Cabins
  • Inside Cabins
  • Single Inside Cabins

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Deck 2

  • Outside Cabins
  • Inside Cabins

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Accomodation
Royal Suite
Executive Suite

There are 5 Executive Suites, which sleep 4, and come with a separate living area with a queen-size sofa-bed, a queen-size bed, and an en suite with a WC, shower and bath. You can soak up the sea views from the comfort of your private balcony – it’s got glass doors, which let in plenty of light. Executive Suites are spacious, measuring in at 47 m².

This cabin comes with Premier Service extras included:

  • Express check-in, subject to availability
  • Priority luggage delivery
  • Free pressing service - up to 3 items per person in the first 24 hours onboard
  • Free continental breakfast in bed - 1 per person, per week

Family Suite

The deck 8 Family Suites sleep 7 people, and have 2 separate rooms - one with twin beds that convert to a queen-size double bed if needed and another with a fold-down bed. There are 2 bathrooms, one with a shower, and one with a bath. Plus, you’ve got a living area with a double sofa-bed. The cabin covers around 40 m², and comes with a balcony.

This cabin comes with Premier Service extras included:

  • Express check-in, subject to availability
  • Priority luggage delivery
  • Free pressing service - up to 3 items per person in the first 24 hours onboard
  • Free continental breakfast in bed - 1 per person, per week

Family Junior Suite

This cabin sits on deck 8 and sleeps 6. It’s got one bedroom with twin beds, and a living area with a double sofa-bed and twin beds that convert to a queen-size double bed if needed, as well as an en suite with a WC and a shower. A private balcony with double doors comes as standard. The cabin measures around 39 m².

This cabin comes with Premier Service extras included:

  • Express check-in, subject to availability
  • Priority luggage delivery
  • Free pressing service - up to 3 items per person in the first 24 hours onboard
  • Free continental breakfast in bed - 1 per person, per week

Grand Suite

The Grand Suites on deck 8 have twin beds that can convert to a queen-size double bed, and a sitting area with a sofa-bed, and can sleep 4 people. You’ll get a bathroom with a WC and a shower over a bath. There’s a balcony for admiring the sea views, too. Grand Suites measure 32 m².

This cabin comes with Premier Service extras included:

  • Express check-in, subject to availability
  • Priority luggage delivery
  • Free pressing service - up to 3 items per person in the first 24 hours onboard
  • Free continental breakfast in bed - 1 per person, per week

Junior Suite

Junior Suites on deck 8 sleep up to 4. They’ve got twin beds that can convert to a queen-size double bed, and a sitting area, as well as a bathroom with a WC and a shower over a bath, and a balcony. If there are 4 of you, you’ll also get a sofa-bed. These cabins measure around 21 m².

This cabin comes with Premier Service extras included:

  • Express check-in, subject to availability
  • Priority luggage delivery
  • Free pressing service - up to 3 items per person in the first 24 hours onboard
  • Free continental breakfast in bed - 1 per person, per week

Deluxe Cabin

These cabins are on decks 7 and 8, and come with the bonus of a floor-to-ceiling window. You’ll sleep on twin beds, which can also convert to a queen-size double bed, and have use of a sitting area with a sofa-bed and an en suite with a WC and a shower. Deluxe Cabins sleep up to 4 and measure a little over 20 m².

Deluxe Balcony Cabin

These cabins are on decks 6 and 7, and have twin beds that convert to a queen-size double bed, a sitting area, an en suite with a WC and a shower, and a balcony. They cover around 15 to 16 m² and if there are 4 of you, you’ll also get a sofa-bed.

Balcony Cabin

Balcony Cabins are on deck 6, and feature a set of twin beds that can convert to a queen-size double bed. You can also expect a sitting area, an en suite with a WC and a shower, and a balcony. These cabins sleep 2, and are between 13 and 14 m².

Outside Cabin

These Outside cabins can be found on decks 2 and 3, and have a picture window or porthole. They feature twin beds that convert to a queen-size double bed, a sitting area with a sofa, and an en suite with a WC and a shower. These sleep 2 to 4 people and measure 14 m². 3 and 4-berth cabins have upper berths that fold down for extra sleeping space.

Inside Plus Cabin

You get a set of twin beds that convert to a queen-size double bed and an en suite with a WC and a shower. You’ll find these cabins on decks 7 and 8, they sleep 2 people and measure 15 m².

Inside Cabin

You’ll get twin beds that convert to a queen-size double bed and an en suite with a WC and a shower. Deck 2/3 Inside Cabins cover 12 m². Deck 6/7/8 Inside Cabins cover 12-13 m². 3 and 4-berth cabins have upper berths that fold down for extra sleeping space.

Single Outside

These are on decks 2 and 3, and accommodate solo travellers. A picture window or porthole offers sea views, and the cabin is kitted out with twin beds that convert to a queen-size double bed, a sitting area with a sofa, and an en suite with a WC and a shower. These cabins measure 14 m².

Single Inside

These are on decks 2 and 3, and accommodate solo travellers. The cabin is kitted out with twin beds that convert to a queen-size double bed and an en suite with a WC and a shower. These cabins measure 12 m².

Entertainment

You can watch movies under a star-lit sky at the ship’s outdoor cinema. Indoors, there are nightly shows in Marella biggest ever Broadway Show Lounge, and pianists and acoustic musicians take to the stage in the atrium – an elegant space that changes colour when the sun goes down. The plush casino, meanwhile, is the place to head for a late-night flutter.

Lounge

Marella Discovery’s lounge is the most spacious and contemporary yet, and it’s the place to be for after-dinner drinks and light entertainment. Live musicians and special guests take to the floor regularly. You can look forward to family game shows, too.

Sky Bar

The most stylish bar onboard also flaunts the best sea views. It’s set at the ship’s highest point on Deck 11. Head here just before sunset for a pre-dinner cocktail, and watch the sky turn from a molten gold colour to dusk-pink.

Broadway Show Lounge

With its plush red seating and 800+ capacity, the show lounge is West End-worthy. Expect nightly performances from the talented show team, with dazzling costumes and high-energy dance numbers. Marella fly top comedy acts over from the UK, too.

Casino and Bar

The stylish casino is open until late, and features roulette, blackjack tables and fruit machines. If you’re a beginner, ask the croupiers about getting some lessons in.

Cocktail and Piano Bar

Order a martini, pull up a chair, and sit back and relax as the resident pianist works the keys.

Outdoor Movie Screen

In a Marella Cruises first, they’re debuting an open-air cinema. It means you can watch movies under the stars.

Atrium Bar

You’ll find this well-stocked bar in the middle of the ship. Grab a seat here for a great view of the entertainment in the atrium.

Broad Street Shops

Indulge in a little retail therapy in the onboard boutiques. They’re open when we’re at sea, and stock a great range of perfume, make-up, clothes and gifts.

Video Arcade

This fun, interactive arcade has gaming machines for adults and children.

Pool Bar

This sociable spot is the place to come for cold drinks in between dips. There’s a packed daytime entertainment programme, which ticks off cooking demos, quizzes and sail-away deck parties.