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261 P&O Baltic Sea Cruise Reviews

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jaypo63
Member Since 2014
4 reviews
6 helpful votes
Sailed July 2015
Here I go writing another review in support of P & O. Having been on Azura once before and enjoying ourselves immensely, we were somewhat concerned at the less than cheery reviews of this ship and were worried we had made a big ... Read more
R556854
Member Since 2010
1 review
1 forum post
5 helpful votes
Sailed July 2015
First time on a P & O ship,not impressed, will probably be the last Embarkation was good and well organized although the check in woman could do with a course in PR. Cabin on board was excellent, high on the bridge deck,well ... Read more
AdamLawsonS
Member Since 2015
1 review
5 helpful votes
Just back from my first ever cruise and it was the greatest holiday both I and my Mother, who accompanied me, have ever been on. Nearly everything was superb from the food, the ports the cleanliness of the ship, the staff and the bars. ... Read more
hmtfizz
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
3 forum posts
3 helpful votes
p AND o ARE THE 3RD different CRUISE LINE WE HAVE BEEN ON AND they are by far the best for wheelchair users. I slso want to say how excellent their care is. Whilst on the cruise I had a massive stroke. they got me to hospital and continued ... Read more
kevnsam92@gmail.com
Member Since 2015
1 review
Sailed June 2015
A trip to the Baltic! YEA. Places like Copenhagen, Helsinki and St Petersberg. Coming from the southern hemisphere a trip of a lifetime. Every port we visited was fabulous. Getting to them and back on the Azura was a trial at best. Sorry ... Read more

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Gillypat
Member Since 2015
1 review
23 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed June 2015
This was a" Strictly Come Dancing ", themed Cruise. We are not dancers and this was our first ever cruise! Having read the mixed reviews about the Azura and P and O in general I was worried that we had made the wrong choice. Just ... Read more
Lanzalady
Member Since 2011
1 review
163 forum posts
1 helpful vote
A couple of weeks have gone by since my husband and I disembarked the Azura in Southampton, after our Baltic cruise. So it’s time to put pen to paper – or rather jot down a few notes on the old laptop, before the memories ... Read more
IAN S
Member Since 2015
1 review
We enjoyed a 40th Wedding Anniversary Cruise to the Baltic that left Southampton on 20th June 15. The ship was spotless, the staff were immaculately turned out and it was obvious that they were “happy bunnies” [ unlike ... Read more
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hollyville
Member Since 2008
3 reviews
88 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed May 2015
In short P and O have sacrificed public space on this ship to cram more cabins in. I've never ever been on a ship (in over 20 years of cruising) where there have been such small public rooms, entertainment venues and bars, making getting a ... Read more
pheath
Member Since 2015
3 reviews
1 helpful vote
The good points. Service with the stewards and waiters good as always, better than Cunard. Food reasonable, better than Cunard in the self service. The destinations were great but P+O didn't build them The ship does well in ... Read more

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PAS3333
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
1 helpful vote
Britannia’s maiden cruise to the Baltic didn’t get off to the best start, with the visit to Kristiansand being cancelled due to the weather conditions. She did, however, handle those rough and windy Baltic conditions with ... Read more
Twdkelly
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
Sailed May 2015
After reading the reviews on Brittania before going I was wondering if I was doing the write thing by going on the ship in the first place. But I must say the cruise went very well we had a great balcony cabin on deck 11 on the port ... Read more
Memrk9
Member Since 2013
1 review
2 helpful votes
Before I start my review, although I may be from the younger cruise market, I think I have a good overview of the offerings from a variety of ships, having sailed previously on the Ventura (twice), Azura, Thomson Celebration, Carnival ... Read more
Cr197078
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed May 2015
Just returned from a Baltic cruise on Britannia. This was our fifth cruise with P & O, we booked it a year ago and until we started reading the reviews on this forum had been thoroughly looking forward to it! The weeks before we set ... Read more
HappyHaitch
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
5 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed May 2015
Cruise Review. Embarkation; Coach from Leeds = Less stress. Still a good wait to embark, but only to be expected for that amount of passengers. Although it seemed to go faster through security than other cruises. Cabin; Pleasant. ... Read more

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kevandsarah
Member Since 2015
1 review
My wife and I have cruised P&O several times, check in was slow, with poor organization. Cabin was nice and clean, but far too small. Food on board was great. Buffet was reasonable. Food was very similar each day with small changes in ... Read more
John and Anne
Member Since 2015
8 reviews
This was our tenth cruise, but first with P&O and we particularly chose it because it included some nice capital cities, such as Copenhagen, Stockholm, Oslo, Helsinki, Tallinn, Bruges and St Petersburg overnight. It also included a ... Read more
hollyville
Member Since 2008
3 reviews
88 forum posts
We are big cruisers over 20 plus years. Sailed with Royal Caribbean, Celebrity, Azamara, Cunard, Princess, Oceania and P and O. Probably done around 45 cruises. Our favourite ships are Solstice Class on Celebrity, Queen Elizabeth with ... Read more
dragonandy
Member Since 2015
1 review
3 helpful votes
Britannia is a great ship, but with a few little niggles. Walking around the ship you get a sense of just how large she is, especially walking down the cabin corridors. She is beautifully equipped with restaurants, coffee lounges, bars, ... Read more
Hans Ondek
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
2 forum posts
4 helpful votes
I have read numerous reviews of of two P&O cruise ships (Oriana & Arcadia) that I have recently sailed on in the past 6 months and my experiences have differed considerably from the negative reviews that I have read. In posting ... Read more

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lesley1944
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 helpful vote
this wa sour very first cruise and we chose an adults only ship..the cabin was superb and the organisation onboard extremely good, food and service incredible...there are many negatives ...one in three of the passengers had an horrendous ... Read more
alex955
Member Since 2013
1 review
28 forum posts
It was a first time with P&O. Previously we had cruises with Norwegian Jade and AIDAstella. We wanted to see the new brand ship with really british traditions. We are a couple at age 60 and 59. Mostly the cruise was very good, ... Read more
Gillphilc
Member Since 2015
1 review
i have always wanted to try a P&O cruise, I have sailed on princess and Cunard but had heard lots of good things about P&O so after booking a balcony cabin on Arcadia which was pretty expensive I was expecting great things. We ... Read more
jackie4a
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
19 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed May 2015
We have cruised many times in the past, we tend to pick cruises by intenery rather than company, so we have been on many diffrent ships from high end to budget. So I will do good and bad points of this cruise. Good Points; Good ... Read more
onejag
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
2 forum posts
This was the first time we have travelled with P & O and,regrettably, it will be the last. We booked this cruise because it had the itinerary at the time of year that we wanted, not because of the ship. Reading the reviews (after ... Read more

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