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Alcoomie
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
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
15 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
9 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
19 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
27 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
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Mimippsb
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
14 forum posts
15 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
78 forum posts
12 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
6 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
4 reviews
83 forum posts
4 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
stuart1234
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
We embarked from Southampton on 12th December 2016 on a ten night all inclusive cruise. This all inclusive cruise was a first for us with Cunard and entitled us to all drinks under $9.00. As many of you will recall bar drinks prices ... Read more
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bandakirkham
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
14 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
12 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
10 forum posts
3 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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K1200r
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
9 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
34 forum posts
5 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
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
MikeTQ1
Member Since 2015
1 review
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
2 reviews
4 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
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Thane1010
Member Since 2015
1 review
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
4 reviews
3 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
4 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
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
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