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cafeDB
Member Since 2011
6 reviews
124 forum posts
3 helpful votes
To put this review in perspective, here is some background. We cruise this segment almost every year at the same time for our wedding anniversary, using Royal Caribbean, Crystal and Cunard from Hong Kong back to Singapore. We also love ... Read more
jimbomaca
Member Since 2013
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed March 2017
Sydney to Hong Kong 28 days on the ship.First stop Brisbane in a container terminal.shuttle bus into the city, next stop Cairns then PNG then it was good by to sunshine until we reached Hong Kong .We had a lot of See days on this cruise ... Read more
PJBoy
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
4 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
We enjoyed the 13-night, Brisbane to Kobe leg of Queen Elizabeth's 2017 world cruise. Embarkation at Brisbane's temporary international cruise terminal at Fisherman Island was smooth and we were quickly in our balcony cabin 6030. The ... Read more
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alwaugh@xtra.co.nz
6 reviews
24 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
Queen Elizabeth. San Francisco to Auckland February 4th-21st, 2017 Specifications Launched: 2010 Refurbished: Minor refit 2014 GRT: 90,000 Length: 964 ft. Draft: 26 ft. Speed: 24 Knots Passengers: 1990 Berlitz ... Read more
Sandra Mackenzie
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
12 helpful votes
We booked this cruise to celebrate a 40th birthday and our 20th wedding anniversary for myself, husband and our 3 year old son. We loved the refined, elegant, beautiful decor, the attentive and friendly crew and the food was excellent. ... Read more
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kierinryan@hotmail.com
3 reviews
10 helpful votes
Massive fail from Cunard. I've been on more than 15 cruises. Loved everyone one of them, and am constantly amazed at whingers (but sadly the experience on Queen Elizabeth has made me a whinger this time).The service on Australia's ... Read more
Glendan16
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 forum post
2 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
I booked the San Francisco to Auckland leg of a World Voyage on the Queen Elizabeth. This was my first cruise and I'm pleased I chose Cunard. I had one and a half days in SFO before embarkation, booked as part of the cruise and I ... Read more
CunardPR, Specialist, Public Relations at Cunard North America, responded to this review
Dear Glendan16, On behalf of Cunard, thank you ... Read more
Kerrieb1
Member Since 2015
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
we chose this cruise because even though we have done many shorter cruises on other cruise lines we were excited to cruise across the Atlantic ocean, down to the Caribbean, through the panama canal and home to Australia. Both our ... Read more
CunardPR, Specialist, Public Relations at Cunard North America, responded to this review
Dear Kerrieb1, We appreciate you taking the time ... Read more
StLucia
Member Since 2008
4 reviews
1,594 forum post
4 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
We thoroughly enjoyed our time on Queen Elizabeth, she is a beautiful ship. Our cabin was bigger than we expected and perfect for us. The bed was so comfortable, the best ever. There were good quality toiletries provided in the bathroom. ... Read more
southampton observer
Member Since 2012
13 reviews
14 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
"Embark on a very civilised adventure. Sail with Cunard to experience your ideal oasis of discovery, relaxation and sophistication" "The Cunard experience. Everything you wanted Nothing you expected.". The above ... Read more
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sennen
Member Since 2014
4 reviews
84 forum posts
We booked this cruise our third on QE 12 months ago and were not disappointed Arrived at the terminal at .12 noon and was on board by 12.30 pm this is one of the things I like about Cunard. straight to stateroom and drop our bags off. ... Read more
Alaska_addict
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
15 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
I was on the Queen Elizabeth just before Christmas. Embarkation was excellent. However nobody greeted you on the ship and no welcome drink. I found the cabin and it was ok. Had a wander around the ship and it is a stunning ... Read more
Hurricane2C
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed December 2016
This was our first time away from home at Christmas. Our choice of Cruise was first and foremost driven by our wish to be back in England in time for New Year. There were one or two possibilities, but it was not a difficult decison to ... Read more
MBLangton
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
This was our first experience, as sixty-somethings, of cruising and, overall, we were not disappointed. The Queen Elizabeth may lack the exterior grace of its earlier namesake (the 1938 version), but offers sumptuous, comfortable ... Read more
iandjm
Member Since 2004
4 reviews
1,605 forum post
10 helpful votes
Sadly this cruise was totally miss-sold as a Big Band Cruise, as the only sign of the theme was on the Saturday Night with a Big Band Ball in the Queens room (The theatre orchestra joined up with the Queens Room orchestra) Most of your ... Read more
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Offshore57
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
I have read a couple of reviews from people who went on this trip and I cant believe we were on the same ship......the embarkation was smooth and easy...the ship was absolutely fantastic in every way including service, food quality and ... Read more
Dunomhain
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 helpful votes
We booked this holiday as first time cruisers thinking it would be a memorable and wonderful way to renew our wedding vows, see a few places and relax. Embarkation went smoothly. The room was like a small premier inn room but was clean and ... Read more
firstmate63
Member Since 2016
1 review
66 forum posts
2 helpful votes
After completing our first ever cruise on the Queen Elizabeth in October this year my husband Mr G asked if I would go on another and I promptly replied NO! cruising wasn’t for us. One month later and I’d changed my mind ... Read more
Elley
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
This was our first cruise and we were not dissapointed. We didn't know anyone who had sailed with Cunard and did not think their description of cruises they had been on were for us (not into water slides rock climbing or hundreds of ... Read more
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Paulosprey
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
First cruise, indeed first 2 week holiday for over 20 years. We had spent a Iot of time looking 18 months in advance and it was the port destinations that had decided our cruise. Very impressed with the Cunard organisation embarkation was ... Read more
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Johntilley
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
Length and time of the year means little or no chance of children on board. Britannia balcony cabin on deck 5 toward the front was ideal for us and as we did not intend going ashore too often we were well placed for the ships facilities ... Read more
exlondoner
Member Since 2007
2 reviews
921 forum posts
8 helpful votes
We had a most enjoyable cruise. Queen Elizabeth is an elegant and well-maintained ship, which always feels spacious and restful. There were over 2,000 passengers on board but it never felt crowded. It is decorated in an understated and ... Read more
Nonio
Member Since 2012
1 review
184 forum posts
15 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
Greek ISLES 6/10/16 - 26/10/16 Itinerary: excellent. There were two itinerary changes in the weeks before departure, with Mykonos and Kusadasi being exchanged for Heraklion, Crete and Sarande, Albania. THE SHIP: exceptionally well ... Read more
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Adammara
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
1,262 forum post
8 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
Cunard Queen Elizabeth 7 Day Iberia cruise October 2016 We are experienced cruisers, but have been ‘resting’ since 2012. It a bit long and rambling I’m afraid. This was our second Cunard cruise, but were classed as ... Read more
FennoExpress
Member Since 2012
1 review
41 forum posts
8 helpful votes
We are a group of friends, two couples in their 40's and two in their 60's. This was our first cruise, previously we have done two Transatlantics on the QM2. We booked our BF-category cabins almost a year in advance so had a lot of time to ... Read more
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