Cunard Athens (Piraeus) Cruise Reviews

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  • Aims for big-ship luxury; still has "Golden Era" feel
  • Classic transatlantic crossings as well as other itineraries
  • Afternoon tea is a white-glove affair
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22 Cunard Athens (Piraeus) Cruise Reviews

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Mbett1
Member Since 2015
1 review
39 forum posts
13 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
We have long wanted to cruise the Eastern Med and in particular visit Ephasus, so when we saw a 7 night cruise on Queen Victoria, a favourite ship, embarking in Athens and disembarking in Venice & calling at Santorini, Kusadasi and ... Read more
rduggan777@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed August 2016
Stateroom on floor 7 excellent, Britannia Restaurant excellent, Crew excellent, However the dance hosts were all American, two of them must have learnt there dancing from a library book, one was a try hard and the fourth did have some idea ... Read more
davidtee Hampshire
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
It was chosen by my father & mother in law to celebrate their 60th Wedding Anniversary.My wife & I and our four children travelled with them.The whole event was outstanding.It was my wife & I we experienced our first cruise and ... Read more
sm246sas
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
We have just come back from our first trip on a Cunard ship but with previous experience of many other cruise lines and our overall experience was excellent. We usually travel with our teenage sons but this was our first trip on our own we ... Read more
Patricia88
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
We were a party of three adults who were extremely excited to be sailing on the Cunard Lines, Queen Victoria. We have cruised many times, mainly with Holland America. Because of the higher cost of a Cunard Cruises we expected a higher ... Read more

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Tahoe2
Member Since 2015
1 review
10 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
We are seasoned cruisers, mostly Holland America. We booked the Queen Victoria with Cunard because of the excellent itinerary (in this case it included Athens, Santorini, Monte Carlo, Barcelona, for example). We enjoyed the ports and the ... Read more
Pyer
Member Since 2014
6 reviews
7 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We boarded at Athens on a incredibly hot day. Embarkation was swift and comfortable even though we were 3 hours early. We had a balcony cabin on deck 4 kept immaculately by our steward. Lunch we tried to take where ever possible in the ... Read more
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Sherry from Ohio
Member Since 2015
1 review
3 helpful votes
There were good things about this cruise line. We had no problems with the ship or crew. They were kind and helpful. This ship was very clean. The food was best in The Britannia restaurant, but the menu's were very strange offerings, but ... Read more
Rose108
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
We are about to embark on our second cruise in Princess Grill Queen Victoria and I thought I might add my oar because we had a Med. cruise last year on this ship that we enjoyed very much - hence again. The ship was gorgeous and ... Read more
fluked
Member Since 2015
1 review
3 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We had previously done 2 Cunard cruises, both from Southampton and were a little nervous about embarking on a fly cruise. We chose to pay extra to go from Manchester (£50 pp) and rather than flying via BA from Heathrow we ended up ... Read more

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RobertGraves
Member Since 2007
3 reviews
328 forum posts
3 helpful votes
One more cruise on the Queen Victoria, and we were delighted to find the ship as usual, in excellent condition. This classical masterpiece of modern cruising, if we may call her so, looks every time the same as some years ago, when we ... Read more
jakd4
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
34 forum posts
First I will start by saying my wife and I are travel agents whom when on any cruise we look at it from the point of view, could we place a client on this ship or this cruiseline, with confidence? We do compare with other cruiselines and ... Read more
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Pyer
Member Since 2014
6 reviews
7 forum posts
Sailed November 2014
I sometimes think some people are so critical that they are determined to find fault at any cost.This ship is so beautiful it is like walking through a lovely work of art.Every area is so elegant,comfortable and so carefully designed that ... Read more
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StuartH
1 review
Just returned from a 7 night cruise from Athens calling at Istanbul, Volos and Mykonos. Usually sail with Seabourn, friends suggested Queens Grill as a comparison. Big mistake. Cabin nice (Queens suite at back of vessel) but suffered from ... Read more
Ablvar
Member Since 2014
1 review
Sailed August 2014
The trip started with a kindly gentleman noticing my wife and I looked out of place and confused. He offered advice, answered questions and made us feel very welcomed. As the trip progressed we found the entire crew possessed the same ... Read more

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happygirlonvacation
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Athens to Athens Cruise July 4, 2014 A very Happy 4th of July!!! My first cruise on a large ship was fabulous! We had a smooth check in and our bags were sent to our stateroom. The cabin was spacious for the three of us; two adults and ... Read more
hintanjul
Member Since 2008
4 reviews
94 forum posts
We have just had a wonderful time on the Queen Elizabeth and here are a few thoughts and tips to enjoy it as much as us. We got a late deal fly cruise from Manchester from the ice house and the plane was aTitan Air charter. No problems ... Read more
sandan
Member Since 2012
1 review
12 forum posts
Although a regular 'Cunarder' this was my first time on the QE. My son and I booked it very last minute as it was his birthday during the 7 night stay. I was a bit dubious about doing fly cruise, as I live fairly near to Southampton and ... Read more
Garth Randall
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
As loyal Cunard Gold members my wife and I have enjoyed cruises on all three of the Queens over the last few years and have just returned from the QE's Eastern Med trip. The usual high standards expected from Cunard were still there with a ... Read more
Pugdom@verizon.net
Member Since 2013
1 review
1 forum post
A wonderful cruise that exceeded our expectations in every way! The ship is beautifully maintained by a very solicitous crew, and our steward, the dining staff, and entertainment crew were wonderful. Cunard offered a good variety of ... Read more

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countryman
Member Since 2013
1 review
First, how brilliant the Elizabeth was - service, food, entertainment - various reviews said entertainment was not up to scratch - it was. Steaks were superb not tough and the fish and seafood good. A great time. Room service was excellent ... Read more
wetravelmax
Member Since 2015
1 review
24 forum posts
1 helpful vote
It was our first cruise ever for me and my grandmother. We carefully searched for a nice cruise and came across a 12 night Athens-Anthens Cruise on board Queen Elizabeth. We booked a Q3 Cabin 6106 which is a Penthouse Suite. Check in ... Read more

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