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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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293 Cunard Queen Elizabeth Cruise Reviews

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shaz beebee
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
7 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
For a short cruise this one was eventful. Embarkation was impressively efficient but was followed by a series of announcements delaying departure whilst awaiting the arrival of a plane. A large contingent of Japanese passengers (said to be ... Read more
HOFFMEISTER
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
This was our first cruise with Cunard and booked as a "taster" really as it had been my life-long dream to sail on one of the Cunard Queens. It was quite simply fabulous from the time we checked-in to the time we disembarked. ... Read more
cyrilmoseley
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
We have always cruised with Cunard so can only compare it with comments made by fellow travelers who had used other cruise lines. Almost without exception we are told time and time again that some of the other cruise lines are good, but ... Read more
CtallShips
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
This was my second time aboard Queen Elizabeth and Cunards never fails to impress with standards of service, cleanliness and on-board atmosphere; however,this time I was disappointed by the poor offerings of nightly shows/entertainment. ... Read more
Cornish Surfer
Member Since 2014
1 review
16 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
This was our second Cunard trip, the first being a transatlantic crossing on QM2 last year. The Queen Elizabeth is a beautiful ship. We had booked a Princess Grill suite which was very comfortable and gave a lot of advantages such as ... Read more

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Too Young for Cunard
Member Since 2015
4 reviews
3 forum posts
5 helpful votes
I have just returned from a week voyage to the Fjords of Norway on the Queen Elizabeth. To put this review in context, this was my 7th Cunard cruise and my 5th on Queen Elizabeth. I will begin by saying that the QE is still a beautiful ... Read more
Gary999
Member Since 2015
4 reviews
50 forum posts
5 helpful votes
My first ever cruise was on Queen Elizabeth from Kiel, via Bruges to Southampton. Having flown from Heathrow to Hamburg on a Cunard arranged flight, Cunard staff met us by the baggage carrousel and we were coached to Kiel. Boarding was a ... Read more
Zippy001
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
Just got back from Kiel to London mini cruise with the in-laws on Queen Elizabeth. We were a little worried about the recent negative reviews, but ended up having a great time. The service/staff were very attentive, polite and ... Read more
Scriv
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
1,872 forum post
0 helpful votes
This was a lovely very short cruise on the beautiful Queen Elizabeth, our first time with Cunard. We were very impressed by her grandeur and the elegant ambience and also the layout of the ship which seemed very simple and easy to find ... Read more
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exlondoner
Member Since 2007
1 review
916 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed July 2015
We have travelled with Cunard a number of times, and we're pleased to find our experience was as wonderful as ever, despite reading some reviews which seemed almost to be referring to a different ship. The itinerary was a little port ... Read more

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Fifer
Member Since 2005
1 review
327 forum posts
2 helpful votes
This was our eighth voyage on the QE. Previously, we were devoted QE2 fans. So we are committed Cunarders. We love QE dearly. For an ugly sister, she does provide wonderful amenities, friendly staff who remember you and a very ... Read more
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Pollypops
Member Since 2007
1 review
113 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our first time with Cunard, having sailed with P&O on ten cruises. We thought the Queen Elizabeth was the most beautiful ship we had ever sailed on, we loved the decor, the carpets, the furnishings, and all the photographs ... Read more
M&PGermany
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
19 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed July 2015
We sailed on QE on a 3 day mini-cruise from Kiel to Southampton and our experience can be summed up like this: + Cabins and public areas are kept clean and appear well maintained although the outside of the ship (colour on the hull, ... Read more
Thornton1971
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Always wanted to try Cunard and expectations were set high, so we booked a mini-cruise Kiel to Southampton in an ocean view room. The good.... Stateroom was nice size, good decor and well serviced. 1/2 bottle of fizz on departure ... Read more
VictorH
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed June 2015
Having had 2 previous cruises with Cunard on Queen Victoria,our Baltic Cruise on Queen Elizabeth was a let down. Sometimes the staff were offhand or just plain rude, the variety of food limited and fresh supplies ran out towards the end of ... Read more

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Baddeley
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
I have just returned from an excellent cruise aboard Cunard Queen Elizabeth. There was nothing I asked for that Cunard didn't deliver. My stateroom a Q4 Queens Grill penthouse was very well appointed. It was kept immaculate ... Read more
gfs1ram
Member Since 2013
1 review
48 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed June 2015
Just returned from our fourth Cruise on the QE and we were not disappointed. It remains our favourite ship. The ship is clean and well maintained and we have always found the service on board to be excellent. Sailing from Southampton to ... Read more
Michaelaanaka
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed June 2015
I had high expectations of this mini cruise at over £1k for the trip. Sadly I was disappointed to note no welcoming steward no help. I saw elderly struggling and didn't feel welcome. Arrived in room. Very small but adequate. Shower ... Read more
Steve Dixon
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This is our second cruise on Cunard, the first being our first ocean cruise being 22 nights on Queen Mary 2 in 2012. In between we have been on 4 other cruises with Celebrity. Queen Elizabeth is Cunard's newest ship first entering ... Read more
pajojo
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed May 2015
We decided to go on this mini cruise as a quick break thinking we'd be pampered and spoilt. How wrong we were! This is our third Cunard cruise the last one on the Queen Mary was wonderful. Captain Wells was great. The captain on this ... Read more

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TheLuluReview
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
8 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Overview This was a very special cruise for my Husband and I; it was our honeymoon cruise! I am not very good at sitting still for long periods of time, so this cruise was the perfect mix of sea days and ports to give us a chance to ... Read more
Marchcruise
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
The ship was cold 18-19 degrees - staff didn't respond until the last few days of cruise and then temperature rose to other extreme 28 degrees. Passengers all developed illness whilst on board. Some staff were very good but generally ... Read more
nitsa
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed February 2015
Having read a review by Bruce Kubik about his experience on this cruise ,I can agree totally with several major point he has raised about this cruise .My husband and I have been on QE2 , until a serious incident in April 2000, when an ... Read more
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Bruce Kubik
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed February 2015
We recently (3/3/2015) returned from a 22 day cruise on the Cunard Queen Elizabeth (QE) . The cruise was the San Francisco to Sidney, Australia segment of their around the world cruise. We truly expected to enjoy the ultimate in cruises ... Read more
nztraveller
Member Since 2011
6 reviews
93 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed February 2015
Boarded the QE one night after leaving the Star Princess on which we had just had a great Mexico cruise. The QE and the way things operate differ some what to most other lines we have sailed with. Our first cruse with Cunard took a few ... Read more

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