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Thomson Spirit

Ship Name: Thomson Spirit
Crew: 520
Tonnage: 33,930 GRT
Decks: 9
Cabins: 627
Passengers: 1254
Lifts: 7
Bars: 5
Pools: 2
Restaurants: 3
Ratings: 78
Total Average Ratings (78 of): 4.5
Value for Money:
Children Friendly:

About Thomson Spirit

Thomson Spirit Cruise Ship
The accommodations that await you on the Thomson Spirit will make you feel as if you are staying at a five star hotel in exotic parts of the world. Sit at your window and watch the blue sea as you sail along. Enjoy the sights of whales and dolphins as they frolic in their natural habitat. When you are entering the various ports of call, you will have a front row seat from which you can see the exciting features of each one up close and personal.

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Read more about each of the cabins
available with pictures. The Spirit
has four types of cabins.
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Here is a video about cruising aboard
the Thomson Spirit. Get a taste of life
aboard with this video from Thomson Holidays.
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Here is some information about Thomson
Spirit's dining areas and Restaurants.
There are three restaurants.
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Here is an idea of the facilities and entertainment
aboard the Spirit. Somethings include shows,
salons, shops and bars.
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We have some photo's of the Thomson
Spirit, pictures include the cabins,
the pool area, Bar's and outside.
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Here are the deck plans of the ship,
there are nine decks & the plans each
have a description.
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Latest Thomson Spirit Reviews

Review By: Avril linda white
Destination: Greece turkey
Review: Great cruise made extra special by all the staff, dining was very good and thanks to wadi adie and herbert for making sure all my food was gluten free ... read more
Review Date: Apr 24, 2015

Review By: Dave White
Destination: Baltic Capitals and St Petersberg
Review: Embarkation / disembarkation an absolute dream , quick efficient well done team. Overall ship not luxury but adequate for the itinerary and level of p ... read more
Review Date: Jun 10, 2014

Review By: maria renshaw
Destination: from cyprus with love
Review: From the minuet arrived on board it was a fantastic atmosphere,ALL the crew from cabin stewards to captain were so helpfull they just could'nt do enou ... read more
Review Date: May 16, 2014

Review By: J Bridgen
Destination: Cyprus, Crete, Piraeus , Kusadasi, Mykonos, Rhodes
Review: What can I say, this cruise was booked to celebrate our Ruby wedding anniversary & it did not disappoint. From the moment we stepped on to the ship we ... read more
Review Date: Apr 27, 2014

Review By: Anthony Bolwell
Destination: Grand Canari Lad Palmas Madeira Fuentaventura Las gomera
Review: Well lived in comfortable ship
Very friendly welcome
The food on board was outstanding
The thing that impressed all of the 6 of u ... read more
Review Date: Dec 9, 2013

Review By: MT
Destination: Azores and Casablanca
Review: Lido Restaurant - Really a buffet / Cafe - food was cold - not imaginative. Coffee from large urn, stewed and bitter.
Entertainment - Good - T ... read more
Review Date: Dec 1, 2013

Review By: Adrian Carmichael
Destination: UK,9 ports, plus Le Havre. Unfortunately, the tenders couldn't make it to Skye, so we'll just have to do it again!
Review: Every member of staff smiles. What more could one ask for?

Just one thing I would like to request:
I met a passenger, named Davi ... read more
Review Date: Sep 15, 2013

Review By: maryat1
Destination: Norwegian Fjords
Review: just arrived back today from the Norwegian Fjords on Thomson Spirit. Really liked the idea of not flying We arrived by train in Newcastle were picked ... read more
Review Date: Jun 29, 2013

Review By: michellerance
Destination: corfu Slovenia venice sibenik Dubrovnik kotor
Review: Great holiday cruising staff can't do enough for you wonderful. eat and drink as much as you like service excellent cabins very clean entertainment ex ... read more
Review Date: Jun 15, 2013

Review By: fran buckingham
Destination: missed 2 stops in portugal due to general strike,
Review: this was our first cruise so didnt know what to expect was very well organised nice to get rid of our luggage once on coach down to harwich and findin ... read more
Review Date: Oct 30, 2012

Review By: Mrs M Hinselwood
Destination: Aarhus Denmark, Stockholm Sweden, Helsinki Finland, St Petersburg Russia, Tallinn Estonia, Kalundborg Denmark
Review: Found everything on the cruise came up to our expectations. The service as usual was first class from all the crew. ... read more
Review Date: Jun 10, 2012

Review By: Mr and Mrs Cowan
Destination: Aalborg, Denmark; Stockholm, Sweden; Helsinki, Finland; St Petersburg, Russia; Tallinn, Estonia
Review: Having just returned from the Baltic Cruise aboard the Spirit we are eager to book our next cruise. The ship was immaculate from the communal areas to ... read more
Review Date: Jun 5, 2012

Review By: doreen lewis
Destination: alanya, alexandra, port said, israel bethelem jersulem. limassol.
Review: excelent food,
excellent entertainment,
good service in all the bars.
very comfatable cabins.
excelent facilities
... read more
Review Date: May 1, 2012

Review By: john hewitt
Destination: alanya, alexandria,port said and ashdod
Review: the food was unbeleivably good, the service unsupassable. entertainment as good as the west end shows so professional. service in the bars was top not ... read more
Review Date: Apr 29, 2012

Review By: Pauline Woolfall
Destination: Margarita Island Tobago Grenada St Vincents St Lucia and Barbados
Review: This was a fantastic holiday onboard the Thompson Dream. The staff were amazing, nothing was too much trouble. they all greeted us each time we met, ... read more
Review Date: Feb 27, 2012

Review By: Amy
Review: I had a really fantastic cruise. It started when I booked with Louise at www.cruise.co.uk and she was a fantastic help.

Boarding was ve ... read more
Review Date: Dec 13, 2011

Review By: Susan Eyermann
Destination: Adriatic last year Pearls of the Aegean this year
Review: We cruised for the first time last year and we loved it so much we did the same this year. The ship has a lovely friendly feel about it and all the st ... read more
Review Date: Sep 24, 2011

Review By: deborah broughton
Destination: corfu.crete.turkey,athens,katatolon
Review: thompson spirit has beat all my expectations excellent cruise for making new friends,staff were amazing,facilities were 1st class ... read more
Review Date: Sep 11, 2011

Review By: Mrs M Plant
Destination: Kotor (Montenegro), Koper (Slovenia), Dubrovnik, Split, Venice, Corfu, Aghios Nikolaos, Mykonos, Piraeus, Kusadasi, Katakolon
Review: This was the first time we have cruised with Thomson and we certainly were not disappointed. We chose this cruise mainly for the itinerary which was s ... read more
Review Date: Aug 27, 2011

Destination: Kopor, Kotor, Venice, Split, Dubrovnik, Corfu
Review: Whole aspect of Ship would be given a FIVE Star
Food in both Compass + Lido Rooms was excellent
Staff were most helpful
Cabins sp ... read more
Review Date: Jul 20, 2011

Review By: james tudhope
Destination: Kotor Koper,Venice,Split,Dubrovnik
Review: try to keep this to a few words.cheerful crew,great food,perfect balance between formal and informal. overall a great experience and definitely will b ... read more
Review Date: Jul 9, 2011

Review By: Mrs Amanda Kelly
Destination: Corfu, Montenegro, Kotor, Slovenia, Venice, Split and Dubrovnik. Adriatic coast
Review: From the moment you get on board you are on holiday. Check in was the quickest ever (no more than 5 minutes)and you were on board. Crew member actuall ... read more
Review Date: Jul 4, 2011

Review By: Lynne Green
Destination: Greece, Turkey, Venice, Slovenia & Croatia.
Review: Could not fault the experience at all. Staff were friendly & helpful, entertainment good, food delicious, organisation great& every where was spotless ... read more
Review Date: Jun 3, 2011

Review By: Jacky Taylor
Destination: Adriatic Explorer - Corfu, Kopor, Venice, Split, Dubrovnic and Kotor.
Review: We put off going on the Spirit for quite some time then decided to give her a go. Result - a very pleasant cruise even though the itinery was rearran ... read more
Review Date: May 30, 2011

Review By: robert jackson
Destination: Cairo Alexndria corfu piraeus
Review: Excellent selection of food.First class entertainment.Good selection of bars.Ports of call were all of good choices.First class cabins and well mainta ... read more
Review Date: May 8, 2011

Review By: Donna Cummings
Destination: red sea cruise, Sharm el Sheik, Jordan, and many more
Review: I had a fantastic time on the cruise. The food was really nice with plenty of variety. The entertainment team were amazing doing shows fitting for top ... read more
Review Date: Apr 29, 2011

Review By: Andy Buchanan
Destination: Red Sea Cruise
Review: What a worry some reviews can give you, this ship had some awful comments that we saw after we booked, had we'd have seen before, we would not have b ... read more
Review Date: Apr 1, 2011

Review By: Mrs Linda Keefe
Destination: Canary islands Morocco
Review: Excellent cruise. All staff polite friendly and very welcoming.
Entertainment excellent. Cabin always clean and tidy.
Food outstanding ... read more
Review Date: Jan 15, 2011

Review By: Paul Langford
Destination: Tenerife, Gran Caneria, Las Palmas, Agadir (Morocco), Maderia and Lanzarote.
Review: This was our first cruise. We didnt really know what to expect but had been told many great stories and read the reviews on here. WOW were we in for ... read more
Review Date: Dec 12, 2010

Review By: anita roots
Destination: morroco, tenerife,lanzorote,maderia,la palma
Review: The ship was very nice ,comfortable and clean all the staff went out of their way to help and make you feel at home. The evening broadway shows were a ... read more
Review Date: Dec 12, 2010

Destination: OK

HIS OFFICERS W ... read more
Review Date: Nov 5, 2010

Review By: ray.neath
Destination: venice was to packed to many ships there the weather was very bad good not leave venice at 18.30 the sea was to rough and the port was closed to ships comeing in and out missed r next port because the weather was to extreme to dock
Review: dining great . entertainment was top noch bars was good.port of calls crap.cabins not bad could be better.service was not bad. ... read more
Review Date: Nov 3, 2010

Review By: wendy briers
Destination: adratic explorer, from corfu,to slovenia, croatia, venice, and montenegro.
Review: we have been aboard the spirit twice now and both times had a lovely time. we have always been tret with respect and the staff cannot do enogh for you ... read more
Review Date: Sep 21, 2010

Review By: mrs l clements
Destination: Med cruise Palma, Tunisia, Sardinia, Italy, France, Barcelona, Palma
Review: Just arrived back from our first cruise Thomson Dream, very dissappointed as this cruise was miss sold as the Dream has not docked in Tunisia since Ju ... read more
Review Date: Sep 11, 2010

Review By: Ann Rowbotham
Destination: Slovenia, Venice, Croatia,Montenegro, Athens, , Marmaris, Agios Nicokaos, Santorini, Kefalonia.
Review: Cant fault anything, the staff were fantastic, the shows, the cabin, and the places we visited we way beyond our expectations. The food was excellent. ... read more
Review Date: Sep 11, 2010

Review By: Jill coles
Destination: we did a 2 weeks cruise Pearls of the Agean
Review: Dinning was great, we also had dinner in sorroco's 3 time. Entertainment not for us to much like a Butlins holiday camp. However we did spend our eve ... read more
Review Date: Aug 31, 2010

Review By: Marie Hannon
Destination: Corfu, Kotor, Venice, Debrovnic, Montenegro.
Review: The staff on the ship surpassed all expectations, they remember your name after one day. My son was treated like a customer and always included in con ... read more
Review Date: Aug 23, 2010

Review By: carole
Destination: Pearls of the Aegeon/Adriatic Explorer
Review: Vigin Cruisers. First sight of the Spirit at Corfu was drowned by the size of PO's MSC Musica (the shopping mall), which our friends were on. No hesi ... read more
Review Date: Aug 12, 2010

Review By: Jacqueline applegarth
Destination: Greek islands
Review: food,entertainment excellent. Cabin stewards first class cabin always very clean. all the entertainment staff were very efficient and very friendly pa ... read more
Review Date: Aug 4, 2010

Review By: Janet Potts
Destination: Palme, Tulon, Palma.
Review: tHIS WAS ONE OF THE WORST HOLIDAY EXPERIENCES OF MY LIFE. Not only was the boat smelly, old and shabby it was also la k lustre to say the least! We di ... read more
Review Date: Jul 28, 2010

Review By: Michelle Stone
Destination: Corfu,Slovenia, Venice, Croatia, Montenegro
Review: 1st time I had been on a cruise, but this will not be the last, loved every minute.
Went with my father and we thought the cabin was excellent ... read more
Review Date: Jul 26, 2010

Review By: Peter Vaughan
Destination: Venice dubrovnic motenegro kotor koper korcula corfu
Review: First time 'Virgin' cruisers
Joined the SPIRIT at Corfu...
'Bit daunted at the sight of an MSC ship in the next berth, which towered ... read more
Review Date: Jun 29, 2010

Review By: mrs b maxwell-jones
Destination: red sea and caribbean
Review: dining both formal and informal is absolutely excellent.
entertainment wonderful. bars very varied tho service in all is friendly,and efficient ... read more
Review Date: Jun 24, 2010

Review By: Mark Simpson
Destination: Adriatic
Review: What an old boneshaker. Felt like being on the top deck of an old London Bus. The vibrations were terrible and the whole cabin rattled. The swimming p ... read more
Review Date: May 27, 2010

Review By: hannah butler
Destination: greece and turkey
Review: everything was brilliant esspasicaly the entertainment ... read more
Review Date: May 23, 2010

Review By: Marie Moylan
Destination: Cyprus, Port Said for Cairo, Alexandria, Ashdod for Jerusalem/Bethlahem and Haifa for Nazareth/Sea of Galilee.
Review: My mother, sister and myself were amazed by the incredible customer service on board Thomson Spirit. Not only were the Front of House team cordial an ... read more
Review Date: May 5, 2010

Review By: kay hourigan
Destination: pharoahs and the promised land
Review: thanks for the great cruise which was our first and thanks for looking after us when we were unable to get home cos od the volcano problem thomsons we ... read more
Review Date: Apr 29, 2010

Review By: james baird
Destination: isrial egypt and turkey
Review: Excellent ship,excellent crew and thomson is an excellent company,
When the planes stopped flying and we reached cypress they kept us on the s ... read more
Review Date: Apr 25, 2010

Review By: Allison Brooks
Destination: Port Said, Alexandria, Haifa,Ashdod and Alanya.
Review: Another great cruise, thank you Spirit, our home from home. It was lovely to be recognised by so many of the crew.
All the excursions were top ... read more
Review Date: Apr 4, 2010

Review By: sally strong
Destination: pharoahs and promised land
Review: This was our first cruise. My husband has always wanted to go on a cruise and as it was our 40wedding anniversary we decided to try a cruise on the Th ... read more
Review Date: Mar 19, 2010

Review By: Angela Dowling
Review: There is no real review,as I have already experienced a number of thomson cruise before,and found them excellent value,and have always had a really en ... read more
Review Date: Oct 24, 2009

Review By: Angela Watts
Destination: Med cruise, france, Italy, Spain, Corsica
Review: Just returned from our very first cruise on the Thomson Spirit and have to say we thought it was a wonderful experience. All aspects were excellent - ... read more
Review Date: Oct 23, 2009

Review By: Georgina Bennett
Review: I think dining was Excellent
Entertainment was amerzing
bar was kind
ports of call was fare
cabins were like home read more
Review Date: Sep 23, 2009

Review By: ann dyer
Destination: norway fjordland wonders
Review: although the cruise started with dreadful parking, delays in harwich, storm force weather, sea sickness, corrected by the medical staff,the ship & esp ... read more
Review Date: Sep 10, 2009

Review By: Beverley
Destination: Norwegian Fjiords
Review: Had an excellent holiday made all the better by the staff on board.
The Compass restaurant provided great food and our waiters, Niinja and Elro ... read more
Review Date: Aug 21, 2009

Review By: anne duncan
Destination: treasures of the baltic
Review: Fantastic cruise, eating extravaganza brilliant entertainment really friendly staff what more can I say It was our first cruise and it definately won ... read more
Review Date: Aug 20, 2009

Review By: christina
Destination: Fiords
Review: dining on spirit at compass amazing/ fresh good food no canteen atmosphere there. And Indeed in the Lido good, fresh food. Wholesome. Delicious.Varied ... read more
Review Date: Aug 15, 2009

Review By: Roderick John Robertson
Destination: Harwich/Bergen/Leknes/North Cape/ Alta,Tromso/Alesund/Flam/Eidfjord/ Stavanger/Harwich
Review: We (party of 4)have just returned from a wonderful cruise (North Cape Explorer)on the Spirit.
All staff were extremely courteous and helpful.read more
Review Date: Aug 11, 2009

Review By: Jeanette Davis
Destination: Coast of Norway
Review: The Cabins were great, really comfortable, although in retrospect, I needed to book a better cabin, to cater for my son. The itinery of the cruise wa ... read more
Review Date: Aug 11, 2009

Review By: Edward Seagriff
Destination: Sardinia. Italy. Corsica and Minorca.
Review: The dining and entertainment were first class,food was great, great choices of entertainment to suit everyone.
Ports of call were inredible.Nap ... read more
Review Date: Jul 14, 2009

Review By: jenny
Destination: norway
Review: Food OK but not as good as Celebration, entertainment great, cabin crew fantastic! strum Jam (Horizon Lounge band)are the best I've ever seen.
... read more
Review Date: Jun 29, 2009

Review By: Peter & Anne Crawford
Review: We have just come back from our very first cruise with a group of our friends on the Thomson Spirit, Myths of Fjords, Norway 16th-23rd May.
Out ... read more
Review Date: Jun 8, 2009

Review By: o rogers
Destination: Med
Review: We would like to know did anyone have the sickness on the cruise on the 28 april to the 2nd of may because there was a lot of people who caught the si ... read more
Review Date: May 19, 2009

Review By: A.Brooks
Destination: Port Sokhna, Alexandria, Messina,Naples,Barceona and Ibiza
Review: Our first cruise and we have come away happy. Time was limited at Etna but being up there on your birthday is pretty special I can tell you. Bad weath ... read more
Review Date: May 16, 2009

Review By: george webber
Review: same food same entertainment no draught beers at all on ship until 5th day of cruise only jordanian caned lager excursion a joke 20 mins at etna then ... read more
Review Date: May 7, 2009

Review By: Richard & Tracy
Destination: Palma, Sicily, Italy, France, Spain
Review: Our second time on the Thomson Spirit and our third Thomson cruise. As before everything was superb. The food was excellent, the staff friendly and at ... read more
Review Date: Nov 24, 2008

Review By: Derek Hulstrom
Destination: Villefranche; Livorno; Civitavecchia; Olbia; Mahon; Gibraltar; Casablanca; Ceuta; Almeria; Valencia.
Review: Having cruised before with Thomson, we knew what to expect and the expectations were as just as high as on the previous cruise. The service levels fro ... read more
Review Date: Oct 27, 2008

Review By: DOT SMY
Destination: MED
Review Date: Oct 25, 2008

Review By: Stephanie Sandison
Destination: Palma, Villefranche,Piza, Rome, Sardina And Mahon(minorca)
Review: The dining was beautiful, brillian food.
The entertainment was like broadway, it was fantastic, great for the kids.
The ports of call we ... read more
Review Date: Sep 23, 2008

Review By: Brogan Johnson
Destination: Palma, france, italy, menorca
Review: This was my first cruise so i didnt know what it would be like. Everything was absoloutley amazing. The staff where so friendly, can i give a special ... read more
Review Date: Sep 16, 2008

Review By: Brogan Johnson
Destination: palma, france, italy.
Review: The entertainment was brill, the topmen where absolutley amazing. The waiters where so friendly and helpful especially Spiky, he was lovely. The cabin ... read more
Review Date: Sep 15, 2008

Review By: Sandra Hobbs
Destination: Meditteranean Rennaisance and Jewels of Meditteranean
Review: All excellent ... read more
Review Date: Aug 21, 2008

Review By: patrick Pagdin
Destination: loads of places
Review: 3rd Thomson cruise and once again it was fantastic. Food and drink very good all the staff were friendly and fantastic entertainment ... read more
Review Date: Aug 17, 2008

Review By: David Shill
Destination: palma,france,italy two places, sardinia, menorca, palma
Review: This was our first cruise so we were unsure what to take and what to expect. Flew from gatwick to palma where we boarded the ship all done very smooth ... read more
Review Date: Jul 23, 2008

Review By: geoff robertson
Review: This was without doubt the best holiday experience i have ever had. the ship was fabulous the food was exceptional and the staff were brilliant.
... read more
Review Date: Jul 15, 2008

Review By: Sandra Sinnott
Destination: Jewels of the Mediteranean
Review: Thoroughly enjoyed our trip on the Thompson Spirit. Food was excellent, particularly loved the Lido buffet, great selection every day! Entertainment w ... read more
Review Date: Jul 1, 2008

Review By: mavis and mike coverdale
Review: we had a wonderful time everything was perfect we were treated like royalty and looking ..forward to another cruise with thomson. ... read more
Review Date: Jun 16, 2008

Review By: Helen Madden
Destination: Baltic Treasures
Review: The dining experience on the Thomson Spirit is second to none. If you don't want to dress for dinner every night then you can choose the Lido Restur ... read more
Review Date: Jun 1, 2008

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