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Queen Elizabeth was launched in 2010 as the third ship in Cunard's fleet and a sister to Queen Victoria, which entered service in 2007. Both sisters' hulls are based on a blueprint shared with numerous other ...
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299 Cunard Queen Elizabeth Cruise Reviews

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M&PGermany
Member Since 2015
3 reviews
30 forum posts
5 helpful votes
What was planned as a 4-day-weekend cruise with a stop in Skagen, Denmark ended up as a 2-night-trip from Kiel to Southampton with no stop enroute due to QE being late inbound from St. Petersburg, Russia. Whilst all passengers where ... Read more
Rod McDermott
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
First Cunard cruise (done P&O and Fred Olsen before) but we joined up with friends who favour Cunard and who were going to the Baltic. where we wanted to go again for the second time (P&O previously). This cruise advised us we ... Read more
Peter CAP
Member Since 2015
3 reviews
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Whilst the destination was what we had hoped for, the Queen Elizabeth is a hopeless shambles. We chose Cunard as we have cruised on QM2 previously and that was superb in almost every way. On the QE, waiting staff appeared demoralised, ... Read more
Happy Scottish Cruiser
Member Since 2015
1 review
4 forum posts
15 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
Had done similar one before and enjoyed it. Loved everything about the ship -cleanliness,variety and quality of food,friendliness of staff. Weather was more unsettled than last time. Fortunately dry and sunny on sea days,but showers in ... Read more
peterfreerash
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
21 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

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jontyboy
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
Excellent four day cruise on Queen Elizabeth to Hamburg. Service as always very good. Only complaint is the double whammy of the daily service charge plus a 15% surcharge when you order drinks of any kind. Onboard entertainment ... Read more
underwater foxy
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
23 helpful votes
We are experienced cruises using many different cruise lines but this was the first time that we had used Cunard. The main reason was that two ports of call were in India which we had yet to visit. Singapore was as usual a delight have ... Read more
Peter T
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
18 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
We had heard how wonderful Cunard were and how much better than all their rivals. We should have seen a red light when our first two encounters were being told to board a few hours later than planned due to novovirus being rampant on the ... Read more
uscdrm
Member Since 2013
4 reviews
0 forum posts
22 helpful votes
This was our first Cunard cruise although we have been on many others (15+), mostly Princess and Holland America. We thought the ship was beautiful, lots of wood and marble and sparkling clean. Our balcony cabin was lovely but typical of ... Read more
druettjo
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
We have been on many cruises from Australia, Hong Kong and New Zealand, and this one was by far the best. The ship is beautiful, and the service impeccable -- when I asked at the purser's desk for more recommendation cards, I was told ... Read more

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john@commex.net.au
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Boarded Brisbane 24th Feb at Grain Terminal !st port of call Cairns Went ashore in large catamaran excellent transport compared to ships tenders 2nd port of call Rabaul We decided to do a shore tour What a disaster Cost ... Read more
Alcoomie
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We chose this cruise because of the ports visited. Good points. Embarkation was swift and we felt very welcomed by the staff. We loved the Royal Cunard Singers and dancers, and the Royal Court Theatre Orchestra are superb. ... Read more
Hayden19
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
12 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
We boarded QE In Sydney for a trip of a lifetime visiting mostly Japan on a leg of their World Voyage with some trepidation after a bad experience on QM2 last year. Worst cabin on the ship allocated to us in the week prior to sailing (38 ... Read more
pzimmer746
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
We booked this World Cruise segment from Sydney to Hong Kong the day Cunard opened up the books a year and a half prior to departure. Having cruised on QE and also on QV before we knew what to expect but Cunard makes their World Cruises ... Read more
naata
Member Since 2011
1 review
0 forum posts
17 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
We decided to take a short voyage to sample a Cunard product and a larger ship. As a background, we have taken four cruises with Seabourn in recent years, and thought this mini voyage with Cunard would be an interesting exercise, before ... Read more
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Davelen
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
25 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
Mimippsb
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
4 forum posts
12 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
Having cruised 34 times before Cunard's Queen Elizabeth, I can offer a perspective on how QE compares to other lines. Our embarkation at Southampton was smooth. No issues with luggage or transport to pier. The layout of the ship is ... Read more
sennen
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
44 forum posts
8 helpful votes
We had a embarkation time of 3 pm but we were on the ship by 1.15pm only took 15 mins to board. We did not book this cruise till November and we took a fare that allowed Cunard to allocate our cabin. We had a outside restrictive view ... Read more
murphyjim
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
4 forum posts
4 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
Hoveto
Member Since 2010
3 reviews
75 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
We booked this cruise 18 months ago, in fact before we did the 2014 Christmas/New Year cruise. Last time we were in Britannia Club which was excellent, but we thought that we try the grills and booked into the Princess Grill. Embarcation ... Read more

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bandakirkham
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
13 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
...some aspects of the cruise which let Cunard down. There were two of us. We booked two balcony cabins next door one another for single occupancy. Cunard certainly knows how to charge for these! The embarkation process was rapid and ... Read more
Jess100
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
We booked an early savings fare for an inside cabin as we were on a budget. The cabin and shower room was small but perfectly adequate and spotlessly clean. The beds and pillows were the comfiest I have ever experienced. ALL the staff ... Read more
RosieStay
Member Since 2015
1 review
4 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
We embarked in Southampton, we were booked for 14:30 but arrived at about 13:10. CPS took the car straight off us, and the luggage porter was helpful. There we no queues, and we were on board straight away, very smooth. Oh by the way ... Read more
cobra1243
Member Since 2009
4 reviews
27 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
Boarding was first class, they gave us a 3.30pm slot but we drove down from North London without a stop and thats the first time for ages, so we were early and on board by 1.30 ish CPS wizzed the car off and the luggage was taken on ... Read more
Beetlelover
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
14 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Our cabin was allocated I would advice anyone that wants a lay in to avoid all cabins on any floor in this location as it had a metal strip on the floor in the corridor so every time room service went passed with breakfast everything ... Read more

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