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4.5 Editor's Rating
The prospect of traveling onboard Queen Mary 2, the world's only ocean liner, is thrilling -- now more than ever -- following the ship's £90-million transformation in 2016. QM2's refurbishment has been ...
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941 Cunard Queen Mary 2 (QM2) Cruise Reviews

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Kimclachlan
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
27 helpful votes
Booked on a whim on basis of offer from Imagine Cruising, who performed excellently and with whom we would book again. First the positives 1. The check in and boarding proceedure was quick and efficient. 2.Our Britannia ... Read more
Angela101
Member Since 2016
1 review
25 helpful votes
Our two night stay in the Marriot Marquis Dubai was a great success. We had a wonderful room with fantastic views and the food was excellent within the hotel especially the Indian Restaurant. We enjoyed the Miracle Gardens, the River ... Read more
Jossamund
Member Since 2013
1 review
83 forum posts
19 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
Having previously cruised on the Queen Victoria and the Queen Elizabeth in 2013, I thought that I would 'complete the set' by joining the QM2 on the final leg of her 2016 World Cruise from Dubai to Southampton. How things have ... Read more
white shark
Member Since 2010
1 review
1 forum post
10 helpful votes
We chose the cruise as QM2 is the last ship of its type, also going through the Suez Canal. We ticked both of those boxes and that is the best we can say about the cruise. It was infact the worst cruise we have ever been on. Due to ... Read more
Lindypops
Member Since 2005
8 reviews
477 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
I mostly agree with the points raised in previous reviews so will not repeat them but will add a few more. The good first Roy walker, Kelly Holmes and some of the speakers were good. Tom O' connor was quite good but past his best ... Read more

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World Cruise Sectpr
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
Embarkation & disembarkation went smoothly, however the ship was so disappointing. Cunard market the Queen Mary 2 as the Flag Ship of their fleet. It was shabby and showing its age. In the Britannia Restaurant, The Golden Lion Pub ... Read more
ejmom
Member Since 2016
1 review
18 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
Just returned from the aforementioned cruise; our third on QM2. How service, food and entertainment have disintegrated in the last 9 months.Embarkation was a joke, nobody seemed able to do their job. They simply did not understand ... Read more
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albertasnow
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
4 helpful votes
I chose this cruise because I liked the itinerary and one of the stops was Israel and wanted to see Jerusalem. I have sailed this similar cruise 2 years ago starting in Hong Kong but this time the embarkation was a nightmare. it was ... Read more
Sparkle1412
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
As two senior ladies we had always fancied the "Queens" experience so when attractive pricing was offered we took the opportunity. We arrived for embarkation at the suggested time( a good idea I feel) to find the crowd quite ... Read more
LGOL
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
8 helpful votes
This was our 3rd time on QM2 as we enjoy the ship so much, we prefer the refined elegance and the ship itself more than the theme park gimmicks of other Lines, (I am a great fan of the tradition and romance of the great Lines of the past). ... Read more
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f2s
Member Since 2011
6 reviews
4 helpful votes
We paid a huge sum for 18 nights in top Queens Grill class. I found very little in return from Cunard/Carnival. We were not shown to our cabin (we did not know this ship). Except for breakfast the food did not reflect the flowery ... Read more
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richjudy
Member Since 2009
1 review
4 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
I had never travelled QM2 before and found a balcony cabin on a cruise travelling to Sydney at a reasonable price entry point. Found the ship to be tired with very uneven floor surfaces including holes that were a trip hazards, especially ... Read more
seagazers
Member Since 2015
1 review
14 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
The many hours travelled from Melbourne to Valparaiso to join the ship were rewarded with a relaxed,first few days on board.Our cabin 6092,hada sheltered balcony and was excellent.Cleaning staff were very thoroughand welcomed us by name ... Read more
Radiobov
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 helpful votes
We sailed 2 sectors on the world cruise in 2015. When an unbelievably cheap fare was offered for a trans--Pacific crossing we couldn't help ourselves. About 1,000 other Australians took up the offer and flew to Santiago to join Queen Mary ... Read more
nztraveller
Member Since 2011
6 reviews
101 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
We did enjoy the ship,how ever thought it lacked the wow factor. We enjoyed the QE last year much more. The ship seemed a bit higgle de piglle with stairs all over the place. Service was ok , but only ok over all. We have had better ... Read more

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R'man
Member Since 2006
11 reviews
260 forum posts
9 helpful votes
This was our second voyage with Cunard, the first ten years ago on the QE2 transAtlantic. Spouse and I have done 15 cruises with various lines in the past. Cunard offered a good deal and we took it to travel from Fort Lauderdale to ... Read more
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Vivien Boyd
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
We wanted to get away from our winter in Toronto! We had a balcony (partially covered) deck 4 aft but was good as we did have some rough weather. QM2 is definitely the best ship to be on when seas get rough! Even some of the staff who had ... Read more
Kevin Reynolds
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
Reading other reviews, it seems that cruisers can be very tribal, “we love P & O, nothing else compares” or “RC is the best by far”. We have written this review with a totally open mind and reported on what was ... Read more
Weloveourholidays
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
15 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
Cactus77
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
6 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
We travelled on Queen Mary 2 from Southampton to Rio, via New York, Fort Lauderdale, Amber Cove, Barbados and Salvador, from January to February 2016. The ship then carried on with her World Cruise. We thought the ship was mostly ... Read more

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Steveoka
Member Since 2005
6 reviews
16 forum posts
9 helpful votes
When we boarded the QM2 in Southampton and there was no "Welcome aboard" not even a smile as the staff were too busy chatting amongst themselves and consequently ignoring passengers trying to find their way to their staterooms ... Read more
BnB Cruiser
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
2 forum posts
16 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
This review is a continuation of '2 Queens on Queen Victoria.......' We disembarked Queen Victoria for our ‘back to back’ cruise on QM2 to Fort Lauderdale - the first 10 nights of the world cruise. It was painless – we ... Read more
Nekochan
Member Since 2007
2 reviews
519 forum posts
11 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
The ship was beautiful and very clean, although it is definitely in need of some sprucing up. The crossing was very cold and very rough, so I stayed indoors. I did not find that there were a lot of activities - I am used to Royal ... Read more
rafinmd
Member Since 2009
14 reviews
13,903 forum posts
22 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
Background: I am no stranger to QM2, this is my 9th crossing on her but the first in the middle of winter. Queen Mary 2 was built to be a versatile ship designed to be used both for crossing the North Atlantic at will and also adaptable ... Read more
dsfromnj
Member Since 2007
4 reviews
24 forum posts
11 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
this is the third year that I've traveled on the QM2 with my mother for Christmas and the second year that my teenage daughters have joined us. It's a low key, pleasant way to avoid the hassles of the holiday season. I write this ... Read more

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