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Queen Victoria is elegance personified. In typically understated British style, the ship doesn't do glitzy or loud, so ambience overall is modest rather than striking. Do not expect even the slightest hint of ...
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348 Cunard Queen Victoria Cruise Reviews

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Kanin
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
2 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
We flew to Venice and spent a couple of days at the Best Western Hotel Bologna in Mestre Venice - an ideal place to stay to explore Venice itself which is only a ten minute train ride from station right across from hotel. The hotel is ... Read more
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Keith from Lee o t S
Member Since 2015
1 review
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
alwaugh@xtra.co.nz
Member Since 2014
5 reviews
12 helpful votes
Queen Victoria. Venice to Istanbul Sept/October 2015 Specifications Launched: 2007 Dec Refurbished: 2011, 2015 GRT: 90,000 Length: 964 ft. Draft: 26 ft. Speed: 24 Knots Passengers: 1,990 Berlitz Cruising and ... Read more
Swish Flares
Member Since 2015
1 review
13 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
Patricia88
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
We were a party of three adults who were extremely excited to be sailing on the Cunard Lines, Queen Victoria. We have cruised many times, mainly with Holland America. Because of the higher cost of a Cunard Cruises we expected a higher ... Read more

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Tahoe2
Member Since 2015
1 review
10 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
We are seasoned cruisers, mostly Holland America. We booked the Queen Victoria with Cunard because of the excellent itinerary (in this case it included Athens, Santorini, Monte Carlo, Barcelona, for example). We enjoyed the ports and the ... Read more
Pyer
Member Since 2014
6 reviews
7 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We boarded at Athens on a incredibly hot day. Embarkation was swift and comfortable even though we were 3 hours early. We had a balcony cabin on deck 4 kept immaculately by our steward. Lunch we tried to take where ever possible in the ... Read more
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spy53
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
77 forum posts
5 helpful votes
First, we enjoyed the cruise, as much for its amazing itinerary as anyhting else. The Greek and Turkish ancient (Greek/Roman) history that we learned so much about as kids, came to life. The ship itself is really nice, a good size, ... Read more
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Cruise safe
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
2 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
Just returned from two weeks on the Queen Victoria, cruise started in Venice and ended up 14 nights later in Athens. I have to say I was very disappointed in many aspects of the cruise, working in a safety environment I have to say that ... Read more
colfred
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
6 forum posts
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

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MIck Frayne
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 helpful vote
My wife, daughter and I had a fly cruise for the second time this year. Our first was at Easter with P&O, ending at Venice. This time we started at Venice with Cunard aboard Queen Victoria. The ship is very elegant and the crew members ... Read more
Gary Alan
Member Since 2015
1 review
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
Dhussey4@cogeco.ca
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed August 2015
I was ambivalent to say the least before embarking on this adventure with my husband and two teenage children, 14 and 17. If it ends up being the only cruise in my lifetime I can tell you it was an emotional, magical experience. The ship ... Read more
Food lover
Member Since 2015
1 review
3 helpful votes
We love Cunard and we love the Victoria, so once again we chose her for our summer break. A chartered flight from Heathrow to Rome went well but was a little chaotic on the airport to the ship transfer. On booking we were told we had a top ... Read more
Fiona Robinson
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
It was the first time my sisters and I had ever been on a cruise and we absolutely loved it! All four of us felt it exceeded our expectations and though it was expensive we felt it was worth every penny. Since coming home we cannot stop ... Read more

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627Squad
Member Since 2015
1 review
Sailed August 2015
This was one of those deals which includes 2 nights in Rome before embarking, flights and transfers at an attractive price + balcony cabin. I suppose corner cutting is going to happen and in this case it was that the flights involved a ... 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
gmccar1
Member Since 2015
1 review
Victoria is a well appointed ship and this was a good cruise at a reasonable price. Staff are good and food was excellent! All the extras add up (drink!) and if you have any spa treatments the bill will climb quickly.. Cabins are ... Read more
richatthecroft
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We sailed on Queen Victoria to celebrate our 25th Wedding anniversary, and this cruise was our first. We are both in our mid 40’s. We booked this 14 day Western Mediterranean cruise Embarking from Istanbul and returning from Rome ... Read more
NiseyD
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
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

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Jab40
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed July 2015
I expected Queen Victoria to provide a superior cruise to the cheaper ones we had been on previously - not so!! We arrived at Venice airport and were told we had a two hour coach trip to Trieste to board the ship. The Cunard staff at ... Read more
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Senior Nomad
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 forum post
3 helpful votes
This was our second cruise on a Cunard ship. Our previous experience was on the QM2 and our cruise from Rome to Trieste on the Queen Victoria left much to be desired. I am also not used to complaining and this is the first negative ... Read more
CunarderSue
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 helpful vote
We booked this cruise as the dates suited us and there were a number of ports we hadn't visited before. We take a cruise twice a year (Christmas and summer) and vary the cruise line we take according to dates, ports and, of course, price. ... Read more
Golden limbo
Member Since 2008
1 review
7 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed July 2015
We sailed Cunard Queen Victoria for my mother's 80th birthday. We are a family of 10. Embarkation was very easy. We were on the ship by 1:30. We had a split of champagne on ice waiting for us in our balcony cabin. My husband and 13 year ... Read more
Sherry from Ohio
Member Since 2015
1 review
3 helpful votes
There were good things about this cruise line. We had no problems with the ship or crew. They were kind and helpful. This ship was very clean. The food was best in The Britannia restaurant, but the menu's were very strange offerings, but ... Read more

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