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P&O Aurora Family Cruises Cruise Reviews

P&O Cruises
Aurora
Destination
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

19

Very Good

16

Average

12

Poor

7

Terrible

1

Cruise type

Family Cruises

55

Senior Cruises

43

Cruises for the Disabled

20

First-Time Cruisers

13

Romantic Cruises

10

55 P&O Aurora Family Cruises Cruise Reviews


Mr Donlynn avatar

Mr Donlynn

3 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Return to the Aurora .

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We have sailed with P&O since the nineties and last sailed on the Aurora during 2015 which was into the Mediterranean , so we were keen to try P&O again after having had four cruises with Celebrity . ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Selbourne

10 Reviews Written

99 Helpful Votes

Mother Nature conspired against us

This was probably the least enjoyable of our 17 cruises with P&O (6th on Aurora), but I should stress that the majority of this was not down to P&O. We did the Northern Lights Cruise during the same 2 weeks last ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Griffo21

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

The overnight stops were the highlight. On board was the low light

We enjoyed a Christmas Cruise last year with Royal Caribean and anticipated a similar experience - what a disappointment. Before we even started we found the website very difficult to navigate and actually ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Kaely123

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Boring!!

Very poor entertainment, had a 10yr old with us that hated kids club (couldn’t blame her) same stuff on every night. The spa on the ship was appalling, still kicking myself for not walking out. Bar closed at ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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AndyMichelle

3 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

Great holiday but reservations...

Just back from the Christmas Market cruise to the Baltics, let's start with the positives. The crew were absolutely fantastic, polite, efficient and humble in every area of the ship. Our cabin steward was ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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catticathy

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Couldn't ask for more

I took my 2 teenage grandchildren to see the northern lights. Couldn't have asked for a better holiday for them. They seen the lights and more. The ship and every member of staff was friendly polite and ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Holidaysrus99

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Austerity Measures

we have sailed with P&O a few times as well as with other cruises companies. i am sad to say the quality offered by P&O feels like a company in Austerity but i will start with the good points. The cabin was clean ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Selbourne

10 Reviews Written

99 Helpful Votes

USA & Canada Adventure

We have just returned from a 24 night round trip cruise from Southampton to the USA and Canada which, although it was our 16th P&O cruise and our 5th on Aurora, was the longest cruise we have ever done. Overall, it ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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cheshuntcruiser

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Food excellent, but entertainment sadly lacking ....

Had been on the ship previously about 8 years ago - it had been updated since then but still looking sad and tired in some of the outside areas. On a positive note, the food has to be some of the best I have ever ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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bm91

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Worst treatment i've ever had.

My family booked onto this cruise as a birthday gift for my brother turning 21. We have been on a few cruises before and this is the first time I've ever experienced any issues. First issue was that we requested ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Sharon Hayward

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Fabulous

Birthday suprise cruise. Absolutely amazing, had a fantastic time. Nothing was to much to ask for. 3 ladies together, treated so well. Thank you so much, will be looking to cruise again, as this was a first ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Happy Northern Cruiser!

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Cruise

The staff on board Aurora were wonderful, especially the dining staff who were polite and professional. I was particularly impressed with the Horizon buffet staff who helped the disabled/elderly choose their meals ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Natmoon

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Dirty ship

A Dirty and tired ship . Most of the staff are friendly and very helpful a few rude staff on reception . Hygiene on board is very bad . Hand washing is not actively promoted or enforced in public areas ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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Bully-09

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Lacking in the festive spirit.

We have traveled before with P&O and we have always been impressed with the entertainment, however this cruise we were left feeling ‘Is that it?’ Embarkation was slow, with us waiting an hour and a half, due ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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Bonzo159b

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Revisiting Cities we like and experiencing their Christmas atmosphere

We chose this cruise because of the Itinerary and we have cruised with P&O many times before. Dining arrangements have changed over the years with the advent of Freedom Dining which we tried once but changed back to ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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Bobbythebanana

6 Reviews Written

46 Helpful Votes

Staff amazing

We chose this cruise as it was visiting Hamburg, Oslo and Amsterdam sad well as Copenhagenn and Zeebrugge which we had previously visited. Unfortunately we did not make Amsterdam due to severe winds in the North ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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Selbourne

10 Reviews Written

99 Helpful Votes

A pleasant autumn cruise and a new favourite Captain

DAY 1 - Sunday 22nd October- Southampton Our first back to back cruise, as this followed a 2 day cruise to Zeebrugge which, due to Storm Brian, turned into a cruise to nowhere as we couldn’t dock due to high ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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Selbourne

10 Reviews Written

99 Helpful Votes

Cruise to Nowhere in Storm Brian

Aurora Cruise R718 to Zeebrugge (Didn’t dock!). Friday 20th - Sunday 22nd October 2017. DAY 1 - Friday 20th October- Southampton Our first experience of a 2 night cruise and back-to-back cruise all in one ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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cathallen

1 Review Written

27 Helpful Votes

First of many !

Our friends had been trying to persuade us we would love cruising for many years, so this year we decided to give it a try. We chose the canary cruise as it fitted in well with school holidays. We have a 10 year old ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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kaywalth

2 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise, Beautiful Norway

We had had mixed reviews with regards to P & O and so decided to try for ourselves for the first time with P & O, we opted for a smaller ship and liked the design at the back of the ship of the Aurora so went ahead ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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Happychappy64

2 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Perfect apart from cabin noise

I was one of 6 in a group that had a limited window of time when we could all go away. We have heard good things about cruising to Norway and so we decided on Aurora. This was the first P&O cruise that I had done so ...
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Sail Date July 2017


Steve Roberts avatar

Steve Roberts

7 Reviews Written

37 Helpful Votes

Oustanding

My wife and I have been on a few dozen cruises on many different lines and ships over the years. I'm not one for keeping count but I'm guessing we've done about thirty cruises in all. We chose to go on Aurora ...
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Sail Date June 2017


Danisa123 avatar

Danisa123

1 Review Written

Great family trip

Wanted to go on a short cruise with grandchildren and family so this looked good. Embarkation was quick and well organised. We had three balcony cabins which were fine size wise. Food was great, entertainment a ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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shazza1304

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Pleasant trip

We chose this mini cruise for 4 nights to Amsterdam & Brugges to try cruising as a family for the first time. My children are 17 & 13, we booked interconnecting rooms, these were the larger inside cabins. Plenty ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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Selbourne

10 Reviews Written

99 Helpful Votes

Cruising as it should be

Our 10th cruise with P&O but our first on Aurora. Having experienced poor service on a 4 day cruise on Ventura a few months earlier, we were concerned that P&O standards were falling, but our confidence was restored ...
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Sail Date May 2017


Aurora Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04
Dining3.03.8
Entertainment4.03.5
Public Rooms5.04.1
Fitness Recreation4.03.4
Family5.04.5
Enrichment3.03.4
Service4.04.2
Value For Money5.03.7
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