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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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290 Cunard Queen Elizabeth Cruise Reviews

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zak477
Member Since 2012
19 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed January 2015
Let me start by saying that we are Platinum members and have enjoyed many Cunard cruises in past years. Of course, like the other cruise lines acquired by Carnival LLC luxury & quality service has taken a back seat to costs. In reading ... Read more
edcarp
Member Since 2004
2 reviews
30 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This was my 10th cruise and my first on a Cunard ship. I've always held Cunard - with its British roots and regal history - in great esteem. Often when I look so forward to something and build it up in my head, I am bound to be ... Read more
Too Young for Cunard
Member Since 2015
4 reviews
3 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This voyage was a 4 night cruise from Southampton to Hamburg and back, and was my 6th cruise with Cunard and 4th aboard Queen Elizabeth; definitely my favourite ship of the fleet. Now I've experienced Britannia, Britannia Club and both ... Read more
Churchill lounge fixture
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed January 2015
Decided to make the short hop to Hamburg @ back to stock up on german goodies.. Encountered some interesting weather which was forecast well in advance. Had wonderful service, food and i am sure the entertainment would have been so too IF ... Read more
tess40
Member Since 2015
1 review
3 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed January 2015
This was my first cruise and I was unsure what to expect. I read the reviews on here so went with an open mind. Embarkation was a bit of a shock as there were so many people waiting to check in. I stupidly expected to walk straight on. ... Read more

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MarkMartin
Member Since 2013
1 review
9 forum posts
0 helpful votes
As you may have guessed this is not going to be a positive review... Cruise Q423 to Amsterdam for the Christmas Markets 2014 was meant to be a nice little pre-Christmas break to relax and unwind ready for the festive season. Obviously, ... Read more
rawl
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I boarded Queen Elizabeth in Southampton on December 23rd and spent Christmas and New Year on board before returning to Southampton Jan 6th.2015. I then crossed to Hamburg and back before setting off on my half of the World Cruise Jan ... Read more
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clarade
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2014
WE were ready and exited to go on a Christmas cruise to Amsterdam. I had even talked my brother into coming along, after myself and my wife having had a great time on the Queen Mary in October we booked this trip as our Christmas present ... Read more
Hoveto
Member Since 2010
3 reviews
75 forum posts
0 helpful votes
The last time we sailed with Cunard was just before QE2 was withdrawn from service. We loved QE2 and had high hopes that we would enjoy Queen Elizabeth just as much. Our ticket said embarkation was at 12 noon. We arrived just before 12 and ... Read more
Too Young for Cunard
Member Since 2015
4 reviews
3 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Having cruised with Cunard four times previously this was our first time in Queens Grill on the Queen Elizabeth and we were suitable impressed. The cruise was the 3 night voyage (16-19th Dec) immediately before the infamous cruise to ... Read more

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redsquirrel47
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2014
We went on a mini cruise to Bruges Christmas market. Did not like it at all, All the prices on the ship was in USA dollars, which was confusing, The entertainment was not good, pianist (Vic Cooper), harpist (Rhianwen Pugh) & Eos ... Read more
RSheridan94
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
In Summary - Overall not good value for money. Not the Festive Cruise we had expected. New year's day fireworks in harbour at Tenerife out of sight from our berth. Details Embarkation - Reasonable with wheel chair assistance. Heard of ... Read more
summer66
Member Since 2008
4 reviews
33 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Not rated Sailed December 2014
We have taken several cruises on Oceania, Celebrity, and on Cunard's Queen Victoria. This was our favorite in many ways. Though it's hard to top Oceania for food, we had excellent meals at all times on the Queen Elizabeth. Service was also ... Read more
alisonjrobertson
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2014
We were also on this I'll fated cruise. Embarkation was OK. Our balcony cabin looked lovely until we saw the toilet. Hence we had to clean it ourselves to remove the remnants under the seat from the last passengers, not a great start for a ... Read more
Michael Ja
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We were on the “notorious” Christmas Markets in Amsterdam Cruise on MS Queen Elizabeth. This was our first cruise, chosen so that we could sample the Cunard experience. The ship could not dock in Amsterdam as planned due to ... Read more

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colani@blueyonder.co.uk
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed December 2014
I am sure by now you will have heard all about the 4 nights and 5 days of going around in circles,the strong smell of fuel, the very bad service in the Britannia restaurant the food cold having to wait up to three quarters of an hour in ... Read more
stevetoogos
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Just got off Cunards Queen Elizabeth with 5 Family members I have traveled with 5 different Cruise companies This was my first cruise with Cunard that I thought would be a bit highbrow for my taste . How wrong was I. The service was very ... Read more
kincavel
Member Since 2011
1 review
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
We met some friends who'd never been on a Cunard ship. They asked our advice about Queen Elizabeth as they were going on the 'Cunard Christmas Market Cruise to Amsterdam' commencing 19th December 2014. After long discussions, and having ... Read more
dyrck
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2014
This was our first cruise and I had high hopes that a brand like Cunard would offer the very best but they really let themselves down in a number of ways. It started at embarkation, the e-tickets had told us not to be late and not to be ... Read more
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Alanxx
Member Since 2014
1 review
20 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Not rated Sailed December 2014
We have just spent 11 nights on the Queen Elizabeth in cabin 8174.Firstly we wish to point out this we considered this cruise superb value for money and the comments below are just points where we think there could be improvements. Our ... Read more

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jacqui c-w
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2014
INTRODUCTION - Having had an awful cruise earlier this year with another cruise line it was lovely to be back with Cunard on board this regal ship. EMBARKATION - We had to fly to Rome to board the ship, which was fine, but we went with ... Read more
sally strong
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our first cruise on Cunard Queen Elizabeth.cruise number Q420B We normally cruise with P & O and have always enjoyed our times on their ships . We booked on the Queen Elizabeth on this 25 day cruise in August . We were under ... Read more
ettienne
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We were on 10 cruises before this one, and with this one we experienced the most unfriendly passengers. No kids were seen. Most were OLD people. The reviews said the food was the best but compared with Princess Cruises, Norwegian, Disney, ... Read more
jakd4
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
34 forum posts
0 helpful votes
First I will start by saying my wife and I are travel agents whom when on any cruise we look at it from the point of view, could we place a client on this ship or this cruiseline, with confidence? We do compare with other cruiselines and ... Read more
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Pyer
Member Since 2014
5 reviews
7 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2014
I sometimes think some people are so critical that they are determined to find fault at any cost.This ship is so beautiful it is like walking through a lovely work of art.Every area is so elegant,comfortable and so carefully designed that ... Read more
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