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Spacemagnet
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
29 forum posts
5 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
1 helpful vote
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
6 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
10 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
7 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
2 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
7 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
2,751 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
6 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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PaulEve
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
We chose this cruise to visit the Amalfi coast and ports we had not visited before. Though some of the destinations may not have been our first choice the shore excursions were excellent. The food, staff and service were superb in ... Read more
marilina
Member Since 2001
2 reviews
8 forum posts
7 helpful votes
And a very good experience too! Did not know what to expect but enjoyed this cruise very much. Although it is quite different from American cruise lines, we (my sister and I) found Queen Victoria restrained but very easy to ... Read more
Lainey007
Member Since 2016
1 review
23 forum posts
6 helpful votes
I booked with Queen Victoria mainly because I liked the itinerary. The Queen Victoria is an amazing boat - spotlessly clean and shiny, elegant and comfortable! It was just beautiful! The staff were very attentive and provided excellent ... Read more
chrisandlol
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 helpful votes
This was our 3rd sailing with Cunard, I was a little apprehensive as we had previously sailed on QM2.but we were not to be dissapointed .The ship was fabulous.The transfer from Rome to ship was good, embarkation was very fast , ten ... Read more
Mary from Hawaii
Member Since 2012
7 reviews
4 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
We chose this ship as we love sailing the QM2 and wanted to experience this ship.The Queen Victoria was a huge let down. The staff members were moody and unfriendly. They have cut corners to the point it made things uncomfortable. The ... Read more
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raeburn_smith
Member Since 2011
1 review
2 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Late summer holiday with family at a time and price suitable for all of us. We have sailed with Cunard 8 times and this was the best so far...excellent ports of call, food, entertainment, stateroom cleanliness and service. On board ... Read more
toptrippers
Member Since 2016
1 review
15 helpful votes
By way of context this holiday was to celebrate my husband’s 60th birthday and we chose this particular cruise (V614B for 7 nights in western med) because all the stops would be new to us and because we wanted to try a Cunard. We ... Read more
jnap1210
Member Since 2011
4 reviews
10 forum posts
6 helpful votes
We were only on it for the last 7 days. Rome, Corsica, Livorno, Monte Carlo, Barcelona. We chose the Queen's Grill, category 6 (I say the worst house in the best neighborhood). Our cabin was at the back of the ship. A place that I love. ... Read more
smackie65
Member Since 2016
1 review
21 helpful votes
This was our first cruise and probably our last and never with Cunard again. We chose Cunard on reputation, one that we found is not all it seems. It was a paradox. Both excellent and dreadful. We stayed in a Queens Suite with the ... Read more
Mbett1
Member Since 2015
1 review
40 forum posts
17 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
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rduggan777@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
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
Petie22
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
We specifically chose this cruise because of the Itinerary. However over the two weeks on board we had 8 changes to the Itinerary. We understand that safety is important but perhaps cruise organisers need to have alternatives in place ... Read more
ejudithellis@aol.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
15 helpful votes
We booked our cruise early summer 2016. We friend and I had both cruised before with various cruise liners but this was our first voyage with Cunard for which we had great expectations and excitement. Our shared experience of welcoming ... Read more
Cliffyroro
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Chose this cruise to see Crete and the palace of Knossos ...cruise was excellent...weather was exceptional...rained only on one day. We had a queen suite which was beautiful..very well appointed...with lots of space ....it faced aft...so ... Read more
Voyagerfree2012
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
The bad points. we had to pick up case at airport. Rome airport and organisation was a nightmare! Embarkation was marred by not getting case until evening even though we were on boat early afternoon!. Entertainment was fairly poor! The ... Read more
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