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Wearsapatch
Member Since 2014
1 review
11 helpful votes
This was our third time on Cunard and our second on the Queen Victoria, so we had a good idea of what to expect: excellent service, excellent dancing and mediocre food. Our April cruise through the Panama Canal, from LA to Fort Lauderdale, ... 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
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
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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Halfpints
Member Since 2012
1 review
302 forum posts
Since we were celebrating our Golden Wedding Anniversary, we wanted a special cruise and at the same time sample a Cunard ship. As we didn't see much of San Francisco and Hawaii when we visited six months prior this cruise gave us ... Read more
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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anniekins
Member Since 2012
1 review
1 forum post
7 helpful votes
The itinerary appealed to me and the time of year was perfect. I was led to believe that Cunard were an upmarket company but several things were not up to standard. Having sailed on several ships with companies as diverse as Thompson, ... Read more
druettjo
Member Since 2016
3 reviews
5 helpful votes
We chose this cruise so we could see the Magellan Straits from our balcony (even chose starboard side to make sure of the best view) and the ship sailed through the Straits in the dead of night! That was disappointing, but cruising by ... Read more
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wizwiz1944
Member Since 2015
4 reviews
12 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
What a difference a year makes. Early 2016, Queen Victoria, Fort Lauderdale to San Francisco via the Panama Canal, great cruise, great service, could not wait to book a cruise on this vessel for 2017. Early 2017 Rio to Valparaiso. ... Read more
togram
Member Since 2017
1 review
11 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
Desire to visit the listed countries in South America and good experience in the past with Cunard . Cunard and imagine cruises got my name wrong and despite numerous attempt to correct this up to 6 weeks before the trip commenced. ... Read more
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HumphreyB
Member Since 2017
1 review
9 helpful votes
The overall package was very good value for money. The opportunity to sail around South America through the Magellan Straits, including a voyage up the Amazon to Manaus, plus a crossing of the Pacific past Easter Island, Pitcairn Island, ... Read more
daff01
Member Since 2009
6 reviews
27 forum posts
23 helpful votes
First of all I apologise in advance to all the Cunard lovers on here. Start with the positives (this won't take long!). It was cheap deal! House band quite good. Balconies large. Table tennis and Paddle Tennis Had one ... Read more
signer1
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
This was our second cruise and the first time on Queen Victoria, our last one was on Queen Elizabeth. We found we preferred Queen Victoria it has a lovely feel about it. We stayed in a Queens Grill Penthouse suite which was very nice and ... Read more
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Spacemagnet
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
29 forum posts
17 helpful votes
This cruise (our first with Cunard) was sold to us as a luxury cruise. I think there is a difference between luxury and tradition and I don't mean traditional in the sense of cruising in it's 'glory days' but traditional as in, how the ... Read more
bandakirkham
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
3 forum posts
Sailed December 2016
...the level of entertainment in the theatre. Not a major issue but annoying to be offered third class acrobats, jugglers and so-called comedians. Cunard should try to understand that a Butlin's type inter-active panto style offering is ... Read more
cunardaddict
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
880 forum posts
2 helpful votes
As a regular (Diamond WC) I noticed again lowered standards. The meals in the Britannia restaurant have again lost quality and taste. Almost every dish was served cold. It was impossible to have a beer or a wine with a lunch neither at the ... Read more
seasoned cruiser 1000
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
What a surprise we had with this ship. Having read the reviews on cruise critic we were a little worried about what we we find with this ship but we were so pleased to find that she is amazing. Clean, good food, excellent ... Read more
Tim B
Member Since 2016
1 review
13 helpful votes
This was for us a "taster" cruise to see if we liked the whole concept of a cruise break/holiday - having become disillusioned with airports and the delays and waiting times. The experience could not have been smoother and more ... Read more
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NHarwood1979
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
13 helpful votes
My friend and I booked this cruise as she wanted to go the Christmas market in Bruges, Cunards dates Friday to Monday worked best for us and I live in Dorset so Southampton is an ideal port for me and a free day at sea to make use of the ... Read more
dreich
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
Very poor food and menu. Better in Britannia class! Head Waiter and Maitre "D" completely uninterested in passengers. This was evident throughout most of the ship although one or two staff were excellent. Suite had ... Read more
Hallpark
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
This was the longest cruise we had ever done and I wasn't sure we would find enough to do during all the sea days. I certainly needn't have worried, the days just flew by, if it wasn't our best cruise it came pretty darn close. Check ... Read more
Host Hattie
Member Since 2007
2 reviews
2,998 forum posts
4 helpful votes
This was our fifth cruise on Queen Victoria but the first in the Grills for several years. Queens Grill was an affordable price on this trip and it was part of a birthday treat. We flew from Heathrow Airport on a British Airways ... Read more
Bev Howarth
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
We were delayed going out to Barcelona with Titan Airways. When we eventually went through the gate there were buses to get us out to the plane. It was awful for the elderly - we were like sardines and had to wait over an hour on the ... Read more
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