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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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306 Cunard Queen Elizabeth Cruise Reviews

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murphyjim
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
4 forum posts
5 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
3 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
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
10 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
5 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

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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
K1200r
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
Although we have cruised before this was the first time with Cunard on the Queen Elizabeth. Before we even started our holiday the customer service staff were exceptional, I would even say faultless, professional beyond expectation. ... Read more
Stu UK
Member Since 2003
2 reviews
33 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We have just returned from a 10 night cruise on Queen Elizabeth. We sailed in a P2 suite (4096). Great position on the ship with larger balcony so would recommend the cabin and that next to it (4094). There is a crew access point to deck ... Read more
ceejayt
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
This was our second Cruise on the Queen Elizabeth, our first being a 3 night one which we enjoyed so much we decided to take longer cruise. Embarkation was easy one of the pleasures of cruising especially as we live so near the port of ... Read more

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MikeTQ1
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
Mixed feelings and experiences cruising on the Queen Elizabeth with Cunard. Enjoyed good food, and some (but not all) good entertainment. But with Cunard setting the bar so high, the voyage was not without some shortcomings. First and ... Read more
PRINTERATSEA
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Booked what was our 16th Cruise with Cunard and I have to say this was the one we enjoyed the least and will likely be our last. A new menu was imposed in the Grills which was a real retrograde step. What was once the hall mark of Cunard ... Read more
Thane1010
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
We booked this as a joint 50th birthday for myself and my husband, we wanted something special where we didn't have to fly, could relax but also see some sights. From arriving at Southampton to being in our Stateroom (BA Balcony) was ... Read more
shaz beebee
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
7 forum posts
2 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
3 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

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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
22 forum posts
9 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
Too Young for Cunard
Member Since 2015
4 reviews
4 forum posts
7 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
81 forum posts
6 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

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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
1,982 forum post
1 helpful vote
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
Fifer
Member Since 2005
1 review
329 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
2 reviews
116 forum posts
1 helpful vote
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

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