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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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756 Cunard Luxury Cruise Reviews
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FLEXWARE
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 helpful votes
We decided to return from Europe via the QMII since it was leaving just days after we left our Western Mediterranean Cruise and left from the port where we disembarked. The ship is impressive, very lovely. We enjoyed the lecturers and ... Read more
KeithM52
Member Since 2017
1 review
We expected , luxury and we certainly received it and experienced it for the 5 days we were on board. From embarkation to disembarking we enjoyed the elegant and opulent surroundings and experienced the world renown service. the ... Read more
tonyh24
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
11 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
First time on QM2...Arrived Dubai by air and spent 3 nights in JW Marriott (outstanding hotel)and had an "evening with Katherine Jenkins" which was excellent...did several private tours within Dubai...very good value. Overall ... Read more
dreena52
Member Since 2017
1 review
31 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
Just been on board for 10 days and was pleased to get off, personally I found the food not to be 5 star, the buffet area, although the food was better, I likened it to a motorway dining area, with the seating arranged so people were ... Read more
Ocean waver
Member Since 2013
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
We chose this cruise to combine three things. To revisit San Francisco, to cruise on QV for a second time, and to transit the Panama Canal. Overall we were not disappointed. Our 4th time overall with Cunard, they continue to provide a ... Read more
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grandmom4
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
13 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We like Cunard for still keeping the style of cruising. There are some formal nights with formal/cocktail dress ups, but we like it. We like that the company keep the same dress code for dinners at the restaurant. It is classical style. ... Read more
LGOL
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
11 forum posts
9 helpful votes
This 7 night cruise was our 4th time aboard Mary, and our 5th week in terms of days. We were keen to see the changes made during the refit last year as we had spent 16 nights on her just prior (BNE/HKG) Boarding at HKG was great, we ... Read more
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motherjackay
Member Since 2017
1 review
10 helpful votes
My husband and I chose this cruise because of the itinerary. The embarkation process ran smoothly and we did not have to wait too long to board the ship in Singapore. We had a cabin near to mid-ship on Deck 4 with an obstructed view ... Read more
Newy Cruiser
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
10 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
We travelled in QM2 for a short 10-day leg of the ship's current world cruise, taking advantage of a generous sale that had been advertised. In short, the experience was everything we expected, and more. Every aspect of the ship's ... Read more
cafeDB
Member Since 2011
6 reviews
124 forum posts
9 helpful votes
To put this review in perspective, here is some background. We cruise this segment almost every year at the same time for our wedding anniversary, using Royal Caribbean, Crystal and Cunard from Hong Kong back to Singapore. We also love ... Read more
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jimbomaca
Member Since 2013
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed March 2017
Sydney to Hong Kong 28 days on the ship.First stop Brisbane in a container terminal.shuttle bus into the city, next stop Cairns then PNG then it was good by to sunshine until we reached Hong Kong .We had a lot of See days on this cruise ... Read more
MDF7
Member Since 2015
3 reviews
1 helpful vote
Sailed March 2017
It stopped at places we had not been to.. canaverel, charleston and Bermuda. Plus the name of Cunard. First time and last time with Cunard Embarkation at Fort Lauderdale was chaotic took nearly an hour through process. Not well ... Read more
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Steveoka
Member Since 2005
10 reviews
22 forum posts
12 helpful votes
We upgraded from a standard balcony to a Q4 penthouse suite as we had always wanted to try the Grill and a better price was offered so we decided why not! We embarked in Wellington and right from check in to arrival in our suite were we ... Read more
ACTcruiser
Member Since 2014
1 review
7 helpful votes
I've taken over 20 cruises usually of 21 night duration on Cunard, Celebrity, MSC, Holland America, Carnival and Royal Caribbean.Solo (single) traveller thus usually paying a 75-100% surcharge. For what it's worth I'm a gold level Cunard ... Read more
cheekyricko
Member Since 2017
1 review
8 helpful votes
We boarded the Queen Victoria in Melbourne Australia and cruised to the Milford Sound & coast of the south island New Zealand, we thoroughly enjoyed the 7 night cruise we had a oceanview room on deck one, was very nice and also quiet, ... Read more
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twosalties
Member Since 2012
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
We very much enjoyed our 25 day Sydney-San Francisco cruise on Queen Victoria. It was made even more enjoyable by our upgrade to a Princess Grill Suite. The first benefit of the upgrade was the priority embarkation when we went ... Read more
rhys4
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
We joined the ship in Sydney,heading for Los Angeles,about 28 nights.We have been with Cunard on many cruises,but this was the longest cruise we have taken. Embarkation was quick and efficient.Our luggage was in our room before we ... Read more
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caa52
Member Since 2015
1 review
14 forum posts
20 helpful votes
We have always wanted to cruise on Cunard and we weren't disappointed. Queen Mary 2 was just as we expected. Great service, great food, plenty of space and a touch of class. We had 14 days on the ship and the dinner menu was different ... Read more
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NSWP
Member Since 2006
4 reviews
8,801 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Chose this cruise, Sydney to Hong Kong on QM2 to get a sample of Cunard Line, not so much the ports. Always been on my bucket list to try QM2. Embarkation in Sydney was very good, efficient, only had to wait half an hour to embark. ... Read more
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flossb
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 forum post
18 helpful votes
Britannia restaurant had excellent food and service for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Our cabin steward was the most helpful and hard working man, friendly but unobtrusive and he always had the cabin looking immaculate. All the ... Read more
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PJBoy
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
4 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
We enjoyed the 13-night, Brisbane to Kobe leg of Queen Elizabeth's 2017 world cruise. Embarkation at Brisbane's temporary international cruise terminal at Fisherman Island was smooth and we were quickly in our balcony cabin 6030. The ... Read more
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Martin Doyle
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 helpful votes
Queen Elizabeth offers beautiful surroundings, great cruise destinations, good value, an outstanding lecture component, stunning public spaces and a feeling of elegance and comfort throughout, but in my opinion fails when it comes to ... Read more
Sandra Mackenzie
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
13 helpful votes
We booked this cruise to celebrate a 40th birthday and our 20th wedding anniversary for myself, husband and our 3 year old son. We loved the refined, elegant, beautiful decor, the attentive and friendly crew and the food was excellent. ... Read more
gousesolihull
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
5 helpful votes
After raising my concerns on Face book and twitter I was informed that they were experiencing technical difficulties at check-in so could only apologise for the inconvenience. To be assured they are working to resolve this issue as quickly ... Read more
leonola
Member Since 2017
1 review
We have cruised 5 times on other lines but this was a "Bucket List" cruise for us. We felt we were very lucky to get any disability cabin, let alone in Princess Grill. Embarkation in Sydney was fairly smooth, and we were on board ... Read more
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