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  • Aims for big-ship luxury; still has "Golden Era" feel
  • Classic trans-Atlantic crossings as well as other itineraries
  • Afternoon tea is a white-glove affair
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54 Cunard Romantic Cruise Reviews

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DadTheBigKid
Member Since 2015
1 review
129 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Background. This was our first ship / cruise / crossing. UK couple celebrating 25th Wedding Anniversary. Preceded by a flight to New York from Heathrow and 4 nights in Manhattan. New York was fantastic with buildings for the ... Read more
peterfreerash
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Not been on Cunard before so wanted to try. Good reduction on brochure price as booked 4 weeks before. Food and entertainment both excellent. Excursion to Hamburg good, on board activities good. Embarkation good, disembarkation bit ... Read more
Houston Ewen
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This was the last leg of a world cruise by the QM2 and we were sailing from Dubai back to Southampton through the Suez Canal. We had a ''Sheltered Balcony'' as the balconies in the Staterooms(Cabins) on Deck 4 are in the hull of the ship. ... Read more
Davelen
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
24 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
What a fabulous cruise - wonderful ship, lovely food and just the best dancing ever. We booked this cruise because we love to dance - although we are only social dancers, we do enjoy it. There was a dance class each sea day taught by ... Read more
Weloveourholidays
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
0 forum posts
14 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
We found the embarquation painless and only had to wait a little while,however we were early in case of accidents etc on journey to Southampton. We went straight to our cabin and to our delight,particularly mine,our luggage was inside. ... Read more

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murphyjim
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
4 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
HAMBURG CRUISE CAR PARK The hotel let us park for free. But we have then to get a cab £20 round trip so it didnt save us anything against using a local garage £6 per day HOTEL Blue Keys - Excellent, comfy chairs ... Read more
Puilly
Member Since 2010
1 review
1 forum post
6 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
We booked a Princess Grill stateroom aboard the QM2 for a transatlantic voyage to celebrate a significant wedding anniversary. This was our third time on the QM2 and we have also travelled on the QE2 and Queen Victoria. A short time before ... Read more
Stu UK
Member Since 2003
2 reviews
33 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We have just returned from a 10 night cruise on Queen Elizabeth. We sailed in a P2 suite (4096). Great position on the ship with larger balcony so would recommend the cabin and that next to it (4094). There is a crew access point to deck ... Read more
abenakiwinniman
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
I'd like to start by saying that I have spent over seven years of my life in hotels as part of my profession. Hotels don't do it for me unless they are truly outstanding! My wife and I are also in our mid-fifties and we're (especially ... Read more
Keith from Lee o t S
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Venice airport and transfer, chaos. Ship lovely, class above most other cruise lines. Entertainment good, to our taste. Cabin good, crew friendly and service first class. Breakfast and lunch food in Lido, bars good and pianist plus ... Read more

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Swish Flares
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
Review of Cunard Queen Victoria This was our first cruise ever, and for the purposes of the review I suppose it is prudent to note that my partner and I are in our late 30’s - which is quite young for Cunard passengers. SHIP ... Read more
TheWhiteWizard
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
Wife and I did our first "Crossing" in August and hope to do many more. As veteran cruisers we've determined that our favorite part of past cruises were days at sea. So, why not do 100% Days at Sea? Flew into Heathrow from ... Read more
Sybaris63
Member Since 2015
1 review
5 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed August 2015
I'm a retired U.S. Navy Sailor and have spent a couple decades at sea so I knew what to expect as far as the nature and feel of a ship at sea but all I can say after being on the QM2 is Wow!! My wife and I had just spent 9 days in ... Read more
colfred
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
6 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I have cruised with lots of cruise lines and wanted to sail with Cunard. As I choose the itinerary before the ship the choice has never included Cunard as it was always so much more expensive. I know some of you may say you get what you ... Read more
Gary Alan
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
2nd time with Cunard as we have previously sailed on Queen Elizabeth. The Good We like the lack of rock climbing walls a water slides etc that you now find on many cruise ships today. The dress code, as we enjoy dressing for ... Read more

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nduncans
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
... Unless it's your wedding pictures. We chose the QM2 as a venue to get married and learned some valuable lessons. The land-side service from Cunard was deplorable. The ship is wonderful and the crew on board excellent. The wedding ... Read more
Queenie1603
Member Since 2012
6 reviews
52 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This was our 3rd cruise on the QV so we knew what to expect on the ship. We travelled in Queen's Grill on an upgrade from Princess. The suite was very comfortable. It was great to have a seperate shower, my husband loved the jacuzzi bath! ... Read more
Mary Panvini
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We had previously cruised on Princess Cruise Line, and loved every minute! Surprisingly, Cunard, showed itself to be a step down. Certainly, not something we anticipated. Cabin: Our balcony stateroom was very comfortable, clean, ... Read more
Lawman 149
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed July 2015
Just returned from 5 days on the QM2. The cruise was wonderful and the weather perfect. My family and I were in the Queens Grill and Cabin 10074 (Q5). This was not our first cruise when have been on other lines including: Oceania, ... Read more
robbie_3
Member Since 2015
1 review
113 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Having spent a couple of past transatlantic voyages on the QM2, the first in 2005, this was a 21 day trip and a 5 day NY catch up for my 50th Birthday treat in the QM2's 11th year commencing 21st July. I was pleasantly surprised as this ... Read more

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NiseyD
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed July 2015
We boarded our cruise in Trieste Italy ( not Venice) with expectations of excellence from the Cunard brand. Sadly this was not to be. Embarkation was late starting and we had problems with our passports not registering properly. We were ... Read more
Food Sniffer
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Okay, the QM2 is showing some age and the food isn't great, but still very good, but overall a nostalgic experience and I would do it again, (our 3rd time this time). There is nothing like it to leave New York aboard this ocean liner, (not ... Read more
yoshikittymagu
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We've been on QM2 from NYC to Hamburg 21-30. June. Our 5th TA crossing and everytime when we read these negative reviews, we worry about how bad our Crossing will be. The ship seems to be falling apart, the personel overworked and ... Read more
RobertGraves
Member Since 2007
3 reviews
314 forum posts
2 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
moinmoin
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
29 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Before and after the booking I was looking for some personal information on weddings on QM2, but it was hardly possible to find a review – therefore I add one to help future brides. Beside fulfilling the TA dream we also got ... Read more

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